In 1953, Dr. Gibbon at the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia performed the first ASD repair on cardiopulmonary bypass, and two decades later Drs. King and Mills performed the first transcatheter closure of secundum ASDs.2,3 The device was deployed in only half of their carefully selected patients, however, since the delivery sheaths were large and the devices bulky and difficult to deploy. Now, due to dramatic advances in device design and cardiac imaging, percutaneous transcatheter techniques can safely and reliably close secundum ASDs and patent foramen ovalae (PFO).

" /> In 1953, Dr. Gibbon at the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia performed the first ASD repair on cardiopulmonary bypass, and two decades later Drs. King and Mills performed the first transcatheter closure of secundum ASDs.2,3 The device was deployed in only half of their carefully selected patients, however, since the delivery sheaths were large and the devices bulky and difficult to deploy. Now, due to dramatic advances in device design and cardiac imaging, percutaneous transcatheter techniques can safely and reliably close secundum ASDs and patent foramen ovalae (PFO).

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Cardiovascular Implications of COVID-19 Infections

Pathophysiology and Advanced Hemodynamic Assessment of Cardiogenic Shock

Cardiogenic Shock in the Setting of Acute Myocardial Infarction

Cardiogenic Shock in Patients with Advanced Chronic Heart Failure

Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support for Cardiogenic Shock

Management of Cardiogenic Shock in a Cardiac Intensive Care Unit

Physiological Concepts of Cardiogenic Shock Using Pressure-Volume Loop Simulations: A Case-Based Review

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A Rare Case of Pancreatitis-Induced Thrombosis of the Aorta and Superior Mesenteric Artery

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Acute Kidney Injury in Cardiogenic Shock

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Cardio-Oncology, Then and Now: An Interview with Barry Trachtenberg

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Onconephrology: An Evolving Field

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