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Journal of Case Reports
Peri-procedural Stroke During Percutaneous Closure of Pediatric Atrial Septal Defect
Harsha Basappa1, Sachin Rao1, Chaitra Doddamadaiah1, C.N. Manjunath2, Srinidhi Hegde1
1Department of Cardiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Mysore Branch, Karnataka; 2Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Corresponding Author:
Dr. Sachin Rao 
Email: rao.sachin86@gmail.com
Received: 08-OCT-2019 Accepted: 22-NOV-2019 Published Online: 10-DEC-2019
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17659/01.2019.0067
Background: Percutaneous closure of atrial septal defect (ASD) has replaced surgical ASD closure for anatomically suitable ASD. Complication rate of percutaneous procedure is relatively less when compared to surgical closure of ASD. Thromboembolic events leading onto stroke during the procedure is considered extremely rare. Case Report: A 10 year old female who underwent percutaneous ASD device closure had peri-procedure stroke. Cerebral angiogram confirmed acute right middle cerebral artery (MCA) thrombosis. A microcatheter was inserted into occluded MCA, thrombus was disrupted and flow was established. Patient recovered post-procedure. Conclusion: Procedure related thromboembolism is very rare but not unheard of. As there is no consensus on acute procedure related stroke in pediatric population, newer therapeutic explorations may be helpful alternatives.
Keywords : Angiography, Cerebral Arteries, Heart Septal Defects, Stroke, Thromboembolism.
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