Atrial septal closure closure device

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones
Modality: X-ray

An ASD closure device is noted just to the left of the vertebral column. 

Case Discussion

Transcatheter closure of atrial septal defects have been shown to be quicker, tolerated better and cheaper but just as effective as traditional surgical repair. 

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Case Information

rID: 8035
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
Case created: 4th Jan 2010
Last edited: 17th Oct 2015
Systems: Cardiac, Chest
Tag: devices
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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