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Title: Device fracture and severe tricuspid regurgitation after percutaneous closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defect: A case report
Authors: Mertens, Luc ×
Meyns, Bart
Gewillig, Marc #
Issue Date: Nov-2007
Publisher: Wiley-liss
Series Title: Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions vol:70 issue:5 pages:749-753
Abstract: We report a case in which fracture of an Amplatzer perimembranous ventricular septal defect (VSD) device occurred within 1 month after placement. This was associated with severe tricuspid regurgitation. Surgical removal of the device and repair of the tricuspid valve was performed with reasonable outcome. We propose a hypothesis on how this complication might have occurred and how it could be prevented. (C) 2007 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
ISSN: 1522-1946
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Clinical Cardiac Surgery
Pediatric Cardiology Section (-)
Cardiovascular Developmental Biology
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