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Clinical improvement and no further need of transplant after closure of PDA with transcatheter approach in an end-stage heart failure patient with hypertrabeculation [Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars]
Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2017; 45(2): 178-180 | DOI: 10.5543/tkda.2016.51043

Clinical improvement and no further need of transplant after closure of PDA with transcatheter approach in an end-stage heart failure patient with hypertrabeculation

Serhat Koca1, Feyza Ayşenur Paç1, Ajda Mutlu Mıhçıoğlu2, Vedat Kavurt3, Denizhan Bağrul1
1Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Yuksek Ihtisas Heart-education And Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Sadi Konuk Education And Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
3Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Diyarbakir Children Hospital, Diyarbakir, Turkey

Although heart failure is managed medically most of the time, heart transplantation is still last resort for selected end-stage heart failure patients with noncompaction cardiomyopathy. Presently described for the first time is case of pediatric patient with noncompaction cardiomyopathy who was initially referred to our hospital for heart transplant but underwent PDA repair and improved clinically without need for heart transplant.

Keywords: Heart transplantation, noncompaction cardiomyopathy, patent ductus arteriosus.

How to cite this article
Serhat Koca, Feyza Ayşenur Paç, Ajda Mutlu Mıhçıoğlu, Vedat Kavurt, Denizhan Bağrul. Clinical improvement and no further need of transplant after closure of PDA with transcatheter approach in an end-stage heart failure patient with hypertrabeculation. Turk Kardiyol Dern Ars. 2017; 45(2): 178-180

Corresponding Author: Serhat Koca, Türkiye
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