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Closure of Blalock-Taussig shunts using a new detachable coil device.
  1. A. J. Tometzki,
  2. A. B. Houston,
  3. A. N. Redington,
  4. M. L. Rigby,
  5. D. A. Redel,
  6. N. Wilson
  1. Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow.


    Two children underwent interventional closure of a modified Blalock-Taussig shunt using a new detachable coil system (Duct-Occlud). This procedure has advantages over currently available materials to occlude these and other communications between the systemic and pulmonary circulations.

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