Amplatzer septal occluder

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland

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Outpatient follow up

Patient Data

Age: 27
Gender: Female
X-ray

An Amplatzer septal occluder is in place.

Case Discussion

AMPLATZER Septal Occluder (ASO) is designed for atrial septal defect (ASD) closure. Nitinol mesh with polyester fabric is formed into a double-disc that apposes the septal wall on each side of the foramen/ defect and it then facilitates tissue in-growth after placement.

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Case information

rID: 22055
Case created: 7th Mar 2013
Last edited: 18th Jan 2016
Systems: Chest, Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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