Gianturco-Grifka vascular occlusion device for closure of patent ductus arteriosus

Am J Cardiol. 2001 Mar 1;87(5):657-60, A11. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9149(00)01451-x.


We retrospectively reviewed the results of catheter closure of patent ductus areteriosus using the Ginaturco-Grifka vascular occlusion device in our institution. All patients in whom it was attempted had successful implantation, complete closure on follow-up, and no complications.

MeSH terms

  • Aortography
  • Child, Preschool
  • Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / diagnostic imaging
  • Ductus Arteriosus, Patent / therapy*
  • Embolization, Therapeutic / instrumentation*
  • Equipment Design
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Treatment Outcome