Emergency surgical approach to device emboli due to migration of the atrial septal defect occluder

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Yetkin U., Yurekli I., Akyildiz Z. I., Gokalp O., Tetik O., Lafci B., ...More

ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.10, no.3, pp.464-469, 2014 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/aoms.2014.43741
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.464-469
  • Keywords: Amplatzer septal occluder, embolization, migration, secundum type atrial septal defect, PERCUTANEOUS CLOSURE, COMPLICATIONS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: Atrial septal defect (ASD) transcatheter occlusion techniques are now established as the preferred method and have become an alternative to surgery under extracorporeal circulation. In this study, we aimed to present our emergency surgical approach to cases of device embolization due to migration of the atrial septal defect occluder.