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Cardiovascular & Respiratory Systems","Cardiovascular & Hematology Research
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.