Development of aorta-to-right atrial fistula following closure of seundum atrial septal defect using the Amplatzer septal occluder

David S. Chun, Mark Turrentine, Ahmad Moustapha, Mark Hoyer

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Abstract

An aorta-to-right atrial fistula developed within 3 months after closure of an atrial septal defect using the Amplatzer septal occluder. Surgical correction was required. The cause of this complication appears to be erosion into the aorta by the right atrial disk.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)246-251
Number of pages6
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume58
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2003

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Septal Occluder Device
Atrial Heart Septal Defects
Fistula
Aorta

Keywords

  • Amplatzer
  • Complication
  • Interventional catheterization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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