Monthly Archives: December 2015

Percutaneous Closure of Intracardiac Defects in Adults

By Andres M. Pineda MD and Nirat Beohar MD The number of adults with intracardiac defects is expected to rise over the next decade primarily as a result of the increasing prevalence of adult congenital heart disease and some acquired … Continue reading

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Pulmonary Valve Stenosis and Percutaneous Balloon Pulmonary Valvuloplasty: Are We All Clear About This Disease and Procedure?

Xiaodong Qian Department of Cardiology First Affiliated Hospital of Soochow University Suzhou, People’s Republic of China Pulmonary valve stenosis (PVS), which causes obstruction of the right ventricular outflow tract, is a relatively common congenital heart disease in children but is … Continue reading

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