Amplatzer septal occluder

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland


Outpatient follow up

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

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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