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Case Report

Twine and Twine or Lose the Plug- Dislodged Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device

Volume 1 - Issue 5

Atul Mathur1 and Ranjan Modi2*

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    • 1Senior Consultant, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, India
    • 2Associate Consultant, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, India

    *Corresponding author: Ranjan Modi, Associate Consultant, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute, India

Received: February 22, 2019;   Published: March 08, 2019

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Abstract

Embolization is a known complication of LAA closure. It may be caused by insufficient anchoring of the device to the appendage or to the delivery system. We present a case of embolization of amplatz cardiac plug.

Keywords: Amplatzer cardiac plug; Left atrial appendage occlusion; Device embolization

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