A tale of two balloons: assessment of hemodynamics with atrial septal defect temporary balloon occlusion.

Usman Javed, Jeffrey Levisman, Jason H. Rogers

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We describe two cases in which temporary balloon occlusion (TBO) was used to determine the suitability of atrial septal defect (ASD) closure. These cases underscore the utility of TBO in select patients undergoing percutaneous closure of ASDs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)248-249
Number of pages2
JournalThe Journal of invasive cardiology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 2012


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