Migration of an AMPLATZER atrial septal occluder to the abdominal aorta

Emanuele Ferrero, Michelangelo Ferri, Andrea Viazzo, Federico Beqaraj, Lorenzo Gibello, Giuseppe Berardi, Davide Santovito, Franco Nessi
American Journal of Cardiology 2013 August 15, 112 (4): 612-3
Percutaneous closure of an atrial septal defect has been increasingly used, and complications have been rare. We report the case of a 63-year-old man who had undergone endovascular closure of a secundum atrial septal defect months earlier. The occluder was later found in the abdominal aorta.

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