Amplatzer septal occluder
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An Amplatzer septal occluder is in place.
AMPLATZER Septal Occluder (ASO) is designed for atrial septal defect (ASD) closure. Nitinol mesh with polyester fabric is formed into a double-disk that apposes the septal wall on each side of the foramen/ defect and it then facilitates tissue in-growth after placement.
- Kashour, TS, Latroche, B, Elhoury, ME, Galal, MO. Successful Percutaneous Closure of a Secundum Atrial Septal Defect through Femoral Approach in a Patient with Interrupted Inferior Vena Cava. Congenital Heart Disease. 2010;5(6):620-3.