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Recanalisation after coil embolisation of persistent ductus arteriosus
  1. Toshihiro Ino,
  2. Kei Nishimoto,
  3. Mataichi Okubo,
  4. Keijiro Yabuta
  1. Departments of Pediatrics, Juntendo University School of Medicine, 2–1–1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113, Japan
  1. Dr Ino.


A 5 year old girl underwent recanalisation after coil embolisation of a persistent ductus arteriosus. Recanalisation is uncommon after coil embolisation and may be related to shrinkage of the coil, a change in its position, and ductal shape.

  • persistent ductus arteriosus
  • coil embolisation
  • recanalisation

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