Percutaneous rescue of left ventricular embolized amplatzer septal occluder device.

Abstract

Transcatheter atrial septal defect (ASD) closure has proven to be safe and effective, and it is rapidly becoming the standard treatment for secundum-type ASDs. However, device embolization occurs in about 0.55% of cases, regardless of ASD and device size and/or physician's expertise. Percutaneous retrieval of the embolized device is possible in about 50% of… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ccd.21679

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