Table 2

Clinically Used Devices for Transcatheter Occlusion of Patent Ductus Arteriosus

DeviceSize of Sheath Used for Device DeliveryDevice Implantation Route
Porstmann’s Ivalon plug18FArterial
Rashkind’s hooked umbrella device6FArterial
Rashkind’s double-disc device8F or 11FVenous
Clamshell device11FVenous
Buttoned device7F or 8FVenous
Botallo-occluder10F to 16FVenous
Gianturco coils4F or 5FArterial or Venous
Gianturco-Grifka sac10FVenous
Duct Occlud pfm4FVenous or Arterial
Amplatzer duct occluder6FVenous
Folding plug buttoned device8FVenous