Transcatheter closure of atrial septal defect in a patient with absent inferior caval vein connection: a novel technique using a steerable guide catheter

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An alternative approach for transcatheter closure of atrial septal defect is necessary in patients with absent inferior caval vein connection. In this report, we describe the successful transcatheter atrial septal defect closure via the transjugular approach using a steerable guide catheter.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalCardiology in the Young
Publication statusAccepted/In press - May 10 2016



  • Atrial septal defect
  • transcatheter closure
  • transjugular approach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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