Among the numerous complications of ventriculoatrial shunting, discontinuity and migration of a catheter fragment into the heart or pulmonary arteries is only rarely encountered. Percutaneous snare retrieval of shunt tubing from the pulmonary arteries is described in a patient presenting with signs of shunt malfunction.
KeywordsMigration Catheter Pulmonary Artery Shunt Malfunction Shunt Tubing
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