Perforation of LAA During ASD Closure Caused Tamponade and Arrest

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Cardiac Surgery

Case description

Patient with ASD undergone Device Closure and Caused LAA rupture came with profound shock to the operating theatre and clot evacuated as well as LAA off pump repair with patch pericardial and CX territory preservation. Left atrial closure with a device is a procedure used to treat certain heart conditions, particularly atrial fibrillation (AFib) and to prevent stroke. It involves implanting a device, such as a left atrial appendage closure device, to seal off the left atrial appendage. This helps to reduce the risk of blood clots forming in the left atrial appendage and potentially causing a stroke. It's often considered for patients who cannot tolerate long-term anticoagulant medications.

tags: Abolfazl Gholami ASD Closure surgical video case cardiac surgery case LAA rupture Left atrial closure atrial fibrillation atrial appendage closure device cardiac surgery device left atrial appendage cardiac surgery elearning cardiac surgery education

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