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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 215-219

Definitive treatment of lutembacher syndrome


Department of Cardiology, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Karnataka Lingayat Education Society University, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

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Rajat Arora
Department of Cardiology, JN Medical College KLES University, Nehru Nagar,Belgaum, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-5009.141249

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Atrial septal defect (ASD) with rheumatic mitral stenosis is popularly known as eponym of Lutembacher syndrome. Definitive treatment of Lutembacher syndrome has been under the purview of cardiothoracic surgeons but with changing times, transcatheter treatment has been possible. We present a case of 38-year-old female with Lutembacher syndrome treated transcatheterly. This case attests the feasibility of transcatheter treatment in selected group of patients of Lutembacher treatment.


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