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- Caitlin M. Heyden, DOa,
- John W. Moore, MDa,
- Justin R. Ryan, PhDa,
- Robert J. Lederman, MDb,
- Howaida G. El-Said, MDa and
- Kanishka Ratnayaka, MDa,∗ ()
- aDepartment of Cardiology, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, California
- bCardiovascular and Pulmonary Branch, Division of Intramural Research, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland
- ↵∗Address for correspondence:
Dr. Kanishka Ratnayaka, Department of Cardiology, Rady Children’s Hospital, 3020 Children’s Way, MC 5004, San Diego, California 92123.
Limited arterial vascular access precluded necessary transcatheter intervention in a 22-year-old woman with repaired interrupted aortic arch type B. Alternative transcaval vascular access enabled percutaneous therapy. This practice evolution is likely to benefit the growing numbers of adults with congenital heart disease. (Level of Difficulty: Advanced.)
- adult congenital heart disease
- congenital heart disease
- transcatheter electrosurgery
- transcaval access
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- Received July 8, 2020.
- Accepted July 27, 2020.
- 2020 The Authors