Percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation

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Percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation (PPVI) is the replacement of the pulmonary valve via catheterization through the femoral vein. It is a significantly less invasive procedure in comparison to open heart surgery and commonly used to treat conditions such as pulmonary atresia.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation for right ventricular outflow tract dysfunction". NICE. NICE. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  2. ^ Zakaria, Jalal (2014). "The future of transcatheter pulmonary valvulation". Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases. 107 (11): 635–642. doi:10.1016/j.acvd.2014.07.046. PMID 25241221.