Martin Bocks, MD, Discusses use of Piccolo™ Occluder Device to Repair Patent Ductus Arteriosus in Premie Twins
June 27, 2019
Martin Bocks, MD, Director of Pediatric Interventional Cardiology at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, speaks about using Abbott’s Amplatzer Piccolo™ Occluder device to treat patent ductus arteriosus in premature twins. The minimally invasive, transcatheter procedure using the new Abbott device (created specifically for the tiniest babies weighing as little as two pounds) was a first for NE Ohio. Dr. Bocks is a member of the Congenital Heart Collaborative, a unique affiliation between UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s and Nationwide Children’s hospitals.