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Obstructive Lung Diseases: Fellow Case Report Poster - Obstructive Lung Disease |

Balloon Atrial Septostomy (BAS) in the Management of Severe Idiopathic PAH

Liliana Fernandez, MD; Juan Martinez, MS; Juan Gomez, MD; Diana Carrillo, MD; Leidys Gutierrez, MD
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Fundacion Valle del Lili, Chest Biomedical Research. School of Health Sciences, Universidad Icesi, Cali, Colombia


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):899A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.999
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SESSION TITLE: Fellow Case Report Poster - Obstructive Lung Disease

SESSION TYPE: Affiliate Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: PAH is a progressive condition that can produce right heart failure (RHF), multiple organ dysfunctions and death, cure is not available yet and mortality rates are high. BAS is a percutaneous treatment employed to create a communication in the interatrial septum. It can be a palliative alternative or bridge-therapy towards lung transplantation (LT)1. We present the case of a young woman with severe PAH whose clinical condition was stabilized using BAS and then maintained in functional class (FC) II for more than 5 years with maximal combined therapy, including IV Epoprostenol (Epo)

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