Device closure of fistula from left lower pulmonary artery to left atrium using a vascular plug: A case report
Rudrapratap Mahapatra, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar Pin-751019, Odisha, India
Dibyasundar Mahanta, Jogendra Singh, Debasis Acharya, Ramachandra Barik, Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar Pin-751019, Odisha, India
Author contributions: Barik R planned, performed the device closure and wrote the manuscript; Mahapatra R was the cardiothoracic surgeon who suggested device closure and supported editing of the manuscript; Mahanta D and Singh J supported the intervention as a fellow in training; Acharya D assisted in the planning of the case management and helped during the procedure.
Informed consent statement: Informed consent was obtained from the patient.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no conflicts of interests or financial disclosures relevant to this manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Ramachandra Barik, DNB, MD, Academic Research, Reader (Associate Professor), Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Sijua Patrapada, Bhubaneswar Pin-751019, Odisha, India. email@example.com
Received: December 13, 2020
Peer-review started: December 13, 2020
First decision: February 28, 2021
Revised: March 1, 2021
Accepted: April 14, 2021
Article in press: April 14, 2021
Published online: April 26, 2021