Urgent surgical management for embolized occluder devices in childhood: single center experience

@inproceedings{Gokaslan2012UrgentSM,
  title={Urgent surgical management for embolized occluder devices in childhood: single center experience},
  author={Gokhan Gokaslan and Hasim Ustunsoy and Hayati Deniz and Ozerdem Ozçalişkan and Alptekin Yasim and Osman Baspinar and Gokalp Guzel},
  booktitle={Journal of cardiothoracic surgery},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND In this study, we sought to analyze our experience in urgent surgical management for embolized cardiac septal and ductal occluder devices resulting from trans-catheter closure of atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect and patent ductus arteriosus in childhood patient group. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 9 patients (aged 2-15 years) who underwent urgent surgery due to cardiac septal and ductal occluder embolization between January 2007 and December 2010. Congenital… CONTINUE READING
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