TITLE

Bedside balloon atrial septostomy on neonatal units

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, A.C.; Rigby, M.L.; Penny, D.J.; Redington, A.N.
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Jul2003, Vol. 88 Issue 4, pF339
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Traditionally, neonates with transposition of the great arteries are immediately transferred to a cardiac centre. Travelling to the bedside to perform a balloon atrial septostomy and allowing the child to remain there for a few days before transfer is safe, effective, and a good use of medical resources.
ACCESSION #
10590492

 

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