*  Lutembacher's syndrome
Other closure device that have been used is the GORE HELEX Septal Occluder. After the device has been inserted and covers the ... To treat ASD a device closure can be used. In fact an ASD closure is often recommended for certain cases such as with a patient ... The hospital stay for each group also varied, the surgical group was 3.4 ± 1.2 days and device group 1.0 ± 0.3 days. As seen by ... "Facts about Atrial Septal Defect". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved May 2, 2014. Hall, John (2011). Guyton ...
*  Ventricular septal defect
The device is placed through a small incision in the groin. The Amplatzer septal occluder was shown to have full closure of the ... 2007). "Use of the Amplatzer muscular ventricular septal defect occluder for closure of perimembranous ventricular septal ... Jude Amplatzer Atrial Septal Occluder (ASO). (2013, October 17). U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved February 26, 2014 ... There have been some reports that the Amplatzer septal occluder may cause life-threatening erosion of the tissue inside the ...
*  Kurt Amplatz
He is best known for the invention of the Amplatzer Septal Occluder as well as the Amplatzer Cribriform Occluder, which is used ... for closing atrial septal defect, a common congenital heart defect found in infants. These devices are inserted by percutaneous ... Kurt Amplatz (born February 25, 1924) is an Austrian radiologist and medical device inventor. ...
*  Atrial septal defect
The Amplatzer Septal Occluder (ASO) is commonly used to close ASDs. The ASO consists of two self-expandable round discs ... Once this occurs, the other disc (right atrial) is opened in place and the device is inserted into the septal wall. This type ... Atrial Septal Defect Repair Atrial septal defect information for parents. Atrial septal defects in infants and children.. ... If the atrial septal defect is causing the right ventricle to enlarge a secundum atrial septal defect should generally be ...
*  Foramen secundum
Results of the U.S. multicenter pivotal study of the HELEX septal occluder for percutaneous closure of secundum atrial septal ... Comparison of outcome and complications using different types of devices for percutaneous closure of a secundum atrial septal ... Foramen secundum atrial septal defects are the most common atrial septal defects. This defect can arise as a result of defects ... Ostium Secundum Atrial Septal Defects Medication. Medscape Reference. 1 December 2011. Brochu MC, Baril JF, Dore A, et al. ...
*  Left atrial appendage occlusion
As with all Cardia devices (such as: Atrial Septal Defect Closure Device or Patent Foramen Ovale Closure Device), the Ultraseal ... Left Atrial Appendage Occluder in a 30-Day Canine Study". J Am Coll Cardiol. 60 (17S): B222-B223. doi:10.1016/j.jacc.2012.08. ... The Amplatzer device from St. Jude Medical, used to close atrial septal defects, has also been used to occlude the left atrial ... Other devices exist to occlude the left atrial appendage from the inside of the heart such as the Wavecrest device and the ...
*  Migraine treatment
... and the AMPLATZER PFO Occluder device. Migraine frequency and severity has been shown to be reduced if the hole (PFO) is ... "Inheritance of persistent foramen ovale and atrial septal defects and the relation to familial migraine with aura". Heart ( ... Through the catheter, a device is then placed which blocks the hole between the left and right atria of the heart. There are a ... new devices are being produced to make the surgery easier to perform and less invasive. Some studies, however, have emphasized ...