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Pulmonary artery banding: long-term telemetric adjustment.
|Title||Pulmonary artery banding: long-term telemetric adjustment.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2003|
|Authors||Corno AF, Sekarski N, Bernath M-A, Payot M, Tozzi P, von Segesser LK|
|Journal||European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery|
|Date Published||2003 Mar|
Adjustment of pulmonary blood flow is difficult in pulmonary artery banding for complex congenital heart defects. A new wireless, battery free, telemetrically controlled, implantable device (FloWatch, EndoArt, S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland) allowing for progressive occlusion/reopening of the device through a remote control at the wanted percentage of occlusion (adjustable pulmonary artery banding) underwent experimental evaluation.
|Alternate Journal||Eur J Cardiothorac Surg|