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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Annals of Thoracic Surgery|
|State||Published - Apr 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine