Surgical removal of an embolised patent ductus arteriosus amplatzer occluding device in a 4-year-old girl.

Alternative strategy of non-surgical closure of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is presently the first line of therapy. Several devices are being used for transcatheter closure of PDA. A four-year-old girl underwent a second attempt at PDA closure with an amplatzer device. However, after the deployment of the device it got dislodged into the right pulmonary… CONTINUE READING