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Transcatheter Coil Closure of a Congenital Coronary Arterial Fistula

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1997;40(5):730-734.
Published online May 15, 1997.
Transcatheter Coil Closure of a Congenital Coronary Arterial Fistula
Hye Soon Kim, Ho Sung Kim, Jung Il Rho, Jung Yeun Choi, Young Soo Yun
Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
선천성 관상동맥 누관(Congenital Coronary Artery Fistula)의 경도자 색전(Transcatheter Embolization) 1례
김혜순, 김호성, 노정일, 최정연, 윤용수
서울대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
Abstract
Congenital coronary artery fistulas are rare congenital heart anomalies. Surgical closure of these fistulas was the therapy of choice till recently. The recent development of a new accurate coil-delivery system has enabled us to embolize the vessels. Percutaneous transcatheter coil embolization is a safe and effective approach to treating coronary artery fistulas and should be considered as the best treatment for coronary artery fistulas. We report the case of 5-year-old girl whose coronary artery fistula was occluded with Gianturco coils successfully.
Key Words: Coronary artery fistula, Transcatheter embolization


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