Novel Management of Atrial Septal Defect at Time of Lung Transplantation

Marian Urban, Karen Booth, John O'Sullivan, John Dark

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Abstract

We present a case of a young female patient with end-stage lung failure because of pulmonary arterial hypertension who was failing maximal medical therapy and was listed for a single sequential lung transplantation. The challenge of the case was a concomitant presence of a large atrial septal defect. The novelty of our approach was a device closure of atrial septal defect before performing transplantation with the use of intraoperative venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e1-e2
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume106
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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