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Title: Acute modified Blalock-Taussing shunt obstruction successfully treated with urokinase and heparin
Authors: Mizzi, Joseph
Grech, Victor E.
Keywords: Abnormalities, Human
Constriction, Pathologic
Pulmonary circulation
Echocardiography, Doppler -- Methods
Heart defects, Congenital -- Ultrasonography
Heart defects, Congenital -- Surgery
Doppler echocardiography
Issue Date: 2005
Publisher: Images in Paediatric Cardiology
Citation: Images in Paediatric Cardiology. 2005, Vol.7(3), p. 20-23
Abstract: Acute modified Blalock-Tuassig shunt obstruction due to thrombosis may be lifethreatening. We report non-invasive relief of shunt obstruction with thrombolysis and heparinisation, a potentially life-saving intervention that is applicable in all settings, including outside tertiary paediatric cardiology centres.
Appears in Collections:IPC, Volume 7, Issue 3
IPC, Volume 7, Issue 3

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