Rishi Ashokkumar Bhargava, Ankur Phatarpekar, Charan P Lanjewar, Prafulla G Kerkar
Department of Cardiology, Seth GSMC and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Femoral venous route is routinely used for percutaneous closure of atrial septal defects (ASDs). However, a situation may arise where transfemoral approach is not feasible. We describe a successful transjugular closure of a moderate-sized ASD in a 49-year-old symptomatic man with interrupted inferior vena cava, using a novel deployment technique, which helped in overcoming difficulties such as maintaining stable sheath position and minimizing risk of air embolism.
Rishi Ashokkumar Bhargava
Department of Cardiology, CVTC Building, E. Borges Road, KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012, Maharashtra
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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