Two cases of late embolization of Amplatzer septal occluder devices to the pulmonary artery following closure of secundum atrial septal defects.

@article{Mashman2005TwoCO,
  title={Two cases of late embolization of Amplatzer septal occluder devices to the pulmonary artery following closure of secundum atrial septal defects.},
  author={Walter E Mashman and Spencer B. King and Wilco C. H. Jacobs and William L Ballard},
  journal={Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions},
  year={2005},
  volume={65 4},
  pages={588-92}
}
The Amplatzer septal occluder (ASO; AGA Medical Corporation) is a self-expanding nitinol double-disk device that is being used for atrial septal defect closure with increasing frequency. The morbidity of the procedure is thought to be low, but complications are possible. We describe two cases of delayed embolization of the device to the right heart. Our… CONTINUE READING