Late Cardiac Perforation After Transcatheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale

Moreno Cecconi, Andrea Quarti, Fabio Bianchini, Sante Bucari, Carlo Costantini, Andrea Giovagnoni, Gian Piero Perna

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Abstract

Cardiac perforation after transcatheter closure of a patent foramen ovale is a very rare complication. We report a case of left atrial wall perforation and aortic root erosion occurring 16 months after implantation of an Amplatzer patent foramen ovale occluder that required emergent surgery.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e29-e30
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume81
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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