O que é a Catheter treatment

It is a minimally invasive surgical technique that is recommended to be performed in childhood, thus avoiding complications during growth and adulthood. For cases where the opening size varies between small and medium. The development of minimally invasive techniques and prostheses for closing the communication revolutionized the way this pediatric surgery is performed.

Descrição do procedimento

A thin catheter is introduced into the femoral artery, close to the child’s groin, and will be guided to the auricular region. The intervention cardiologist will have a broad view of all stages of the procedure through large monitors present in the operating room. A second catheter will be introduced with a prosthesis attached to its end, which will be positioned and released over the opening, so that it is occluded.

After surgery, in the healing stage, the fibrous tissue will cover the prosthesis, thus preventing possible leaks. The child will undergo periodic evaluation cardiological exams and then visits to the cardiologist will be annual.

The hospital stay is short and the scar is minimal, thus reducing the risk of infections. The child will have normal development, will be able to practice physical activities according to the medical indications, and will not present the complications that this problem causes in adults, thus having a full and quality life.
The duration of catheter treatment is normally X minutes. Patients are discharged after X days.
Regarding work activity, after 2 days the patient will be able to return to work. Normally, full mobility recovery is at the end of XX and moderate physical activity at XX.
The hospital stay is short and the scar is minimal, thus reducing the risk of infections. The child will have normal development, will be able to practice physical activities according to the medical indications, and will not present the complications that this problem causes in adults, thus having a full and quality life.
The duration of catheter treatment is normally X minutes. Patients are discharged after X days.
Regarding work activity, after 2 days the patient will be able to return to work. Normally, full mobility recovery is at the end of XX and moderate physical activity at XX.
Duração
Anestesia
Internamento
Baixa
Recuperação
Inibição de atividade física

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