Thrombus Formation during Percutaneous Closure of an Atrial Septal Defect with an Amplatzer Septal Occluder


Yorgun H., CANPOLAT U. , Kaya E. B. , Aytemir K., Oto A.

TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL, vol.38, no.4, pp.427-430, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : TEXAS HEART INSTITUTE JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.427-430

Abstract

Percutaneous closure of an ostium secundum-type atrial septal defect is typically a safe and effective therapeutic option in the presence of significant shunting or paradoxical embolism. Infrequently, however, periprocedural sequelae occur.