Late cardiac perforation following transcatheter atrial septal defect closure

Ourania Preventza, Sridhar Sampath-Kumar, John Wasnick, Jeffrey P. Gold

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Transcatheter closure of secundum atrial septal defect (ASD) has become an alternative to surgery. We present a patient with hemodynamic collapse secondary to cardiac perforation occurring 6-months after the placement of an Amplatzer Septal Occluder and discuss the utilization/complications of this device.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1435-1437
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1 2004



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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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