Thrombus Formation on Amplatzer Septal Occluder Device: Pinning Down the Cause

Abstract

The use of interatrial septal occluder devices is an efficacious and less invasive alternative to open heart surgery for the repair of atrial septal defects. These devices present significant risks including thrombus formation on the device and subsequent thromboembolic events. We present a case of a woman who presented with stroke-like symptoms five years… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2014/457850

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