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Septostomy catheter

Summary Information: Septostomy catheter

Septostomy catheter: A septostomy catheter is a balloon-tipped hollow tube used to create or widen an atrial septal defect in neonatal patients with a congenital heart defect; the opening will allow oxygenated pulmonary blood to mix with the systemic blood flow in neonatal patients with poorly oxygenated blood due to a congenital heart defect.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Septostomy catheter

These diseases are related to the medical device Septostomy catheter:

Other Names For Septostomy catheter

  • Balloon septostomy catheter
  • Transseptal needle
  • Atrioseptostomy catheter

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