16th World Cardiology Congress
Prince Sultan Cardiac Center, Saudi Arabia
Title: Serious embolization of atrial septal closure device closure during percutaneous closure of ostium secudum atrial septal defect
Biography: Osama Khalil
Percutaneous device closure of atrial septal defect (ASD) has emerged as an alternative to traditional surgical closure. Although reduced hospital stay, decreased morbidity and absence of a surgical incision are beneficial, other procedure- or device-related complications are coming into light.
We report a rare complication of early embolization of the septal
Occlude device into the left atrium associated with deficient aortic rim necessitating surgical intervention.