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Transcatheter Amplatzer septal occluder closure of residual ASD shunt: following StarFlex spring protrusion
  1. Ihab Khatib,
  2. Yetzhak Schwartz,
  3. Avraham Lorber
  1. Correspondence to Dr Avraham Lorber; a_lorber{at}rambam.health.gov.il

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A 15-year-old girl was diagnosed as having secundum atrial septal defect (ASD) at infancy. Transcatheter closure of the ASD was performed at 4 years of age, using a StarFlex 33 mm device (NMT Medical, Boston, Massachusetts). One week following implantation, a small residual shunt was noted. Within the first year following the procedure, a protrusion …

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