Use of Cutting Balloon for palliative treatment in tetralogy of Fallot

Karina M. Carlson, Steven R. Neish, Henri Justino, Glenn T. Leonard, Charles E. Mullins, Ronald G. Grifka

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In tetralogy of Fallet, severe cyanosis due to insufficient pulmonary blood flow necessitates early intervention. The Cutting Balloon, developed for percutaneous coronary angioplasty, was used successfully for transcatheter incision and dilation of infundibular and valvar pulmonary stenosis in four patients with tetralogy of Fallot.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)507-512
Number of pages6
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2005
Externally publishedYes


  • Cutting Balloon
  • Tetralogy of Fallot

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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