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Tools in Fetal Heart Procedures

  • Cleisson Fábio Andrioli PeraltaEmail author
  • Simone Rolim Fernandes Fontes Pedra
  • Carlos Augusto Cardoso Pedra
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Abstract

Fetal cardiac interventions have gained acceptance in the fetal medicine and cardiology fields as their efficacy and safety have been demonstrated throughout the world. The tools used for fetal cardiac interventions nowadays are relatively simple and widely available. Despite new instruments, as catheters and dilating devices, are welcome and may help to improve results in the future, it seems that the success of fetal cardiac intervention relies mainly on the expertise of a dedicated multidisciplinary team.

Keywords

Interatrial Septum Fetal Intervention Chiba Needle External Version Coronary Balloon 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cleisson Fábio Andrioli Peralta
    • 1
    Email author
  • Simone Rolim Fernandes Fontes Pedra
    • 1
  • Carlos Augusto Cardoso Pedra
    • 1
  1. 1.Fetal Cardiology UnitHeart HospitalSao PauloBrazil

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