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Stent implantation to relieve secondary pulmonary venous stenosis in total anomalous pulmonary venous connection: case report

Korean Journal of Pediatrics 2007;50(9):919-924.
Published online September 15, 2007.
Stent implantation to relieve secondary pulmonary venous stenosis in total anomalous pulmonary venous connection: case report
Youn Ho Shin1, Ki Eun Kim1, Hae Sik Kwon2, Byung Won Yoo2, Jae Young Choi2
1Department of Pediatrics, Pochon CHA University College of Medicine, Korea
2Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, Severance Cardiovascular Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
총 폐정맥 환류 이상 완전교정술 후 이차적으로 발생한 폐정맥 협착에서 스텐트 삽입술 2례
신윤호1, 김기은1, 권해식2, 유병원2, 최재영2
1포천중문 의과대학교 소아과학교실
2연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실, 심장혈관병원 소아심장과
Correspondence: 
Jae Young Choi, Email: cjy0122@yumc.yonsei.ac.kr
Abstract
Pulmonary venous stenosis may be congenital or acquired. Regardless of its origin, the prognosis for patients affected with PVS remains poor. There have been many attempts to palliate PVS with little success. This report describes two patients with PVS which became evident after repair of total anomalous pulmonary venous connection. Intravascular stents were successfully implanted, but progressive restenoses in the stents occurred and eventually both of the patients died. The pertinent literature is reviewed.
Key Words: Pulmonary veins, Stents


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