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Amplatzer Duct Occluder for treatment of displaced PDA coil induced late haemolysis
  1. Suresh Madhavan1,
  2. Gargi Sathish1,
  3. Vinaya Kumar2,
  4. M N Krishnan2
  1. 1Kottayam Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala, India
  2. 2Calicut Medical College, Calicut, Kerala, India
  1. Correspondence to Suresh Madhavan, Kottayam Medical College, Kottayam, Kerala 686008, India; drsureshmadhavan76{at}

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A 4-year-old child who underwent patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) coil closure for 3 mm PDA (figure 1A) with 052″ cook detachable coil, presented with the features of severe haemolytic anemia 4 months after PDA coil closure. Control angiography performed immediately after the coil deployment and control echocardiography performed 24 h after the procedure showed no residual shunt. A routine follow-up after 3 weeks postprocedure also revealed no residual shunt. No further follow-up …

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