Stenting the paediatric heart

Fraisse, Alain
January 2009
Heart;Jan2009, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p100
Academic Journal
The author reflects on a study conducted by Dohlen and colleagues on stent implantation in the cardiac obstructive right ventricular outflow tract (RVOT) in pediatric cardiology. He commends the researchers for their efforts to extend the list of therapeutic options for RVOT patients. However, he comments on their inability to demonstrate a balance between risk and benefit, due to their use of only a retrospective case series.


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