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JCU 2008 March;16(1) :23-25.
doi:https://doi.org/10.4250/jcu.2008.16.1.23
A Case of Successful Transcatheter Device Closure of Small Atrial Septal Defect in a Patient with Cerebral Infarction Presumably Caused by Paradoxical Emboli
Kye-Hun Kim, Woo-Seok Lee, Jung-Sun Cho, Hyun-Ju Yoon, Youngkeun Ahn, Myung-Ho Jeong, Jeong-Gwan Cho, Jong-Chun Park, Jung-Chaee Kang
The Heart Center of Chonnam National University Hospital, Chonnam National University Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Gwangju, Korea
Corresponding Author: Jong-Chun Park ,
ABSTRACT
Precutaneous transcatheter device closure of interatrial communications is used as an alternative to surgery or long-term anticoagulation for the treatment of patients with paradoxical cerebral embolism. We report a case of successful percutaneous transcatheter closure of small atrial septal defect in a 34 year old female patient with acute cerebral infarction presumably caused by paradoxical embolism through the defect.
Keywords: Paradoxical embolism, Device closure
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