Migration of Atrial Septal Defect Closure Device due to Coughing
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- 남창욱; 김형섭; 김여향; 김재현; 이광숙; 노병학
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- Nam, Chang Wook; Kim, Hyung Seop; Kim, Yeo Hyang; Kim, Jae Hyun; Lee, Kwang Sook; Rho, Byung Hak
- Journal Title
- Keimyung Medical Journal
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- Cough; Heart septal defect; Septal occlude device
- Percutaneous device closure of atrial septal defect (ASD) has emerged as an alternative to traditional surgical closure. Percutaneous device closure has advantages including less surgical morbidity, avoidance of a scar and reduced hospitalization duration compared with surgical closure and high success rate. However, some complications after procedure require immediate surgery. We report a rare complication of migration of ASD occluder into the left ventricle due to coughing.
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