prosthesis and mechanical devices
How is this device placed?
This device is placed usually in cardiac cath during a right heart catheterization. The pulmonary artery is accessed via the right heart and the device is placed into a LLL pulmonary artery branch
Why is the left pulmonary artery chosen?
The lower lobe pulmonary artery has a vertical branch which allows for monitoring of left atrial pressure.
History of cough.
No cardiac symptoms at this presentation.