Doctors closed the hole by using the Amplatzer Septal Occluder
, a relatively new non-surgical technique.
A few months later a catheter delivered device called an Amplatzer Septal Occluder
was positioned in our daughter's heart and closed the hole.
Percutaneous treatment of aberrant right subclavian artery aneurysm with use of the Amplatzer septal occluder
The AMPLATZER Septal Occluder
offers Japanese physicians and their patients a less-invasive alternative to cardiac surgery for occluding, or closing, ASD.
The high-tech titanium device, called an Amplatzer Septal Occluder
, looks like a yo-yo and can stretch, swell, and position itself to plug a hole in the heart.
Erkonen has an amplatzer septal occluder
to treat an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart.
The incidence of atrial fibrillation was found to be almost as common after transcatheter closure using Amplatzer septal occluder
(ASO) (14% of patients) compared with surgical repair (16% of patients) (4-6).
FSIR (the Amplatzer septal occluder
, which repairs atrial septal defects, a hole in the wall between the upper chambers of the heart by percutaneous catheter placement, and the specially shaped Amplatz catheter, a mainstay for coronary angiography); Harold G.
The VSD, along with the previously approved AMPLATZER Septal Occluder
and AMPLATZER Duct Occluder, provide U.
Comparison of results of closure of secundum atrial septal defect by surgery versus amplatzer septal occluder
The Amplatzer septal occluder
is one of the commonly used devices.
During the week of August 8, 2005 eighteen patients with ASD under went successful ASD closure with the AMPLATZER septal Occluder