Life-threatening pulmonary edema following unilateral stent implantation for bilateral branch pulmonary stenosis - Recovery after contralateral stentimplantation

Citation
H. Tomita et al., Life-threatening pulmonary edema following unilateral stent implantation for bilateral branch pulmonary stenosis - Recovery after contralateral stentimplantation, JPN CIRC J, 65(7), 2001, pp. 688-690
Citations number
7
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems","Cardiovascular & Hematology Research
Journal title
JAPANESE CIRCULATION JOURNAL-ENGLISH EDITION
ISSN journal
0047-1828 → ACNP
Volume
65
Issue
7
Year of publication
2001
Pages
688 - 690
Database
ISI
SICI code
0047-1828(200107)65:7<688:LPEFUS>2.0.ZU;2-M
Abstract
A 13-year-old girl, who was suffering complications with bilateral pulmonar y artery stenosis after intracardiac repair for tetralogy of Fallot, suffer ed life-threatening left pulmonary bleeding and edema following inadvertent unilateral stent implantation for a left pulmonary stenosis. Pulmonary ede ma and subsequent hypoxia persisted despite intensive medical treatment; ho wever, contralateral stent deployment resolved her symptoms quickly.