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Malposition of left atrial disc and feasibility of recapturing Figulla-II Occlutech septal occluder

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  18 February 2020

Masood Sadiq*
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatric Cardiology, The Children’s Hospital and Institute of Child Health, Lahore, Pakistan
Ahmad U. Qureshi
Affiliation:
Department of Paediatric Cardiology, The Children’s Hospital and Institute of Child Health, Lahore, Pakistan
Zahid Amin
Affiliation:
Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Congenital and Structural Heart Disease, Children’s Hospital of Georgia, Augusta University, Augusta, GA, USA
*
Author for Correspondence: Prof Masood Sadiq, FRCP, FRCPCH, Dean Office, Admin Block, The Children’s Hospital and Institute of Child Health, Ferozepur Road, Lahore, Pakistan. Tel: +92-42-99230614; Fax: +92-42-99230358. E-mail: drmasoodsadiq@hotmail.com

Abstract

We report a case of Figulla-II Occlutech septal occluder malposition with residual shunt at posteriosuperior margin of an atrial septal defect. Improvising its bioptome type delivery cable, same system was used to recapture the device and redeploy it successfully. This report highlights a potential malfunction of Figulla-II Occlutech disc and the advantage of its delivery system for retrieval of the device.

Type
Brief Report
Copyright
© The Author(s), 2020. Published by Cambridge University Press

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