Aortic balloon valvuloplasty and mid-term results in newborns: a single center experience.


Varan B., Yakut K. , Erdoğan İ., Özkan M., Tokel N. K.

The Turkish journal of pediatrics, vol.62, pp.233-243, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.24953/turkjped.2020.02.009
  • Title of Journal : The Turkish journal of pediatrics
  • Page Numbers: pp.233-243
  • Keywords: balloon valvuloplasty, aortic valve stenosis, complication, PEDIATRIC-PATIENTS, VALVE STENOSIS, OUTCOMES, REGURGITATION, VALVOPLASTY, INTERMEDIATE, INTERVENTION, PREDICTORS, MANAGEMENT, VALVOTOMY

Abstract

Background and objectives. Aortic balloon valvuloplasty (ABV) has become the first-line treatment for critical aortic valve stenosis in infants. We aimed to evaluate the short- and mid-term results of patients who underwent ABV during neonatal period, the factors affecting the success and complications of the procedure.