JOURNAL ARTICLE
REVIEW

Transcatheter closure of secundum atrial septal defects

Suhaib Kazmouz, Damien Kenny, Qi-Ling Cao, Clifford J Kavinsky, Ziyad M Hijazi
Journal of Invasive Cardiology 2013, 25 (5): 257-64
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Atrial septal defect (ASD) is one of the most common congenital heart defects, accounting for 7%-10% of all congenital heart disease (CHD) in children and 30%-33% of defects diagnosed in adults with CHD. This review highlights the evolution of transcatheter ASD closure, indications, follow-up, outcomes, and complications with a focus on the erosion issue with certain devices.

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