We report the longest time frame (5 years) ever recorded for an Amplatzer related cardiac perforation, which occurred during an intense isometric exertion. Greater restrictions imposed during physical activity in amplatzer holders is recommended.

Life-threatening isometric-exertion related cardiac perforation 5 years after amplatzer atrial septal defect closure: should isometric activity be limited in septal occluder holders?

SANTINI, Francesco;Onorati F.;FAGGIAN, Giuseppe;MAZZUCCO, Alessandro
2012

Abstract

We report the longest time frame (5 years) ever recorded for an Amplatzer related cardiac perforation, which occurred during an intense isometric exertion. Greater restrictions imposed during physical activity in amplatzer holders is recommended.
cardiac surgery; cardiac rapture; device; amplatzer
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