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

David S. Chun, Mark W. Turrentine, Ahmad Moustapha, Mark H. 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 (US)
Pages (from-to)246-251
Number of pages6
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume58
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2003

Keywords

  • Amplatzer
  • Complication
  • Interventional catheterization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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