[Atrioventricular block after transcatheter atrial septal defect closure using the Amplatzer septal occluder(®)].


Transcatheter closure of atrial septal defect (ASD) in children is now an accepted treatment as an alternative to surgery. We report a case of complete atrioventricular block (AVB) observed over several days after closure of an ASD with an Amplatzer Septal Occluder(®) in a 13-year-old child. The spontaneous outcome was good with regression of the complete… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.arcped.2013.09.022

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