Incomplete endothelialization and late dislocation after implantation of an Amplatzer septal occluder device.

@article{Chen2011IncompleteEA,
  title={Incomplete endothelialization and late dislocation after implantation of an Amplatzer septal occluder device.},
  author={Feng Chen and Xianxian Zhao and Xing Bang Zheng and Shaoping Chen and Rongliang Xu and Yongwen Qin},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 6},
  pages={e188-9}
}
A 64-year-old woman with a history of a large-sized secundum atrial septal defect (ASD) underwent successful percutaneous closure with a 34-mm Amplatzer septal occluder (ASO) without apparent complications on April 25, 2002. Transthoracic echocardiography immediately following the closing procedure revealed that her ASO was well wedged, with no residual shunt or murmurs (Figure 1). At the third year of follow-up, a small volume of split flow was detected by transthoracic echocardiography. No… CONTINUE READING