Pneumopericardium as a complication of balloon atrial septostomy

Jane Crosson, Richard E. Ringel, Phillip J. Haney, Joel I. Brenner

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An infant with transposition of the great arteries and a coexistent pneumothorax, developed a pneumopericardium during balloon atrial septostomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)135-137
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Cardiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 1987


  • Balloon atrioseptostomy
  • Pneumopericardium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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