CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 48-50

Percutaneous retrieval of a dislodged watchman left atrial appendage closure device


1 Department of Cardiology, Helmut-G.-Walther Klinikum, The Second Hospital, Lichtenfels, Germany
2 Department of Cardiology, Shanghai Chest Hospital, Shanghai, PR China

Correspondence Address:
Prof. Jiangtao Yu
Department of Cardiology, Helmut-G.-Walter Klinikum, The Second Hospital, Lichtenfels
Germany
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2470-7511.248357

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A 46-year-old female underwent left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) with a Watchman LAAC device. During the procedure, the device embolized into the descending aorta. A new device was implanted to the left atrial appendage complete the closure. The displaced device was successfully snared and removed by Amplatz Goose Neck™ Snare Kit. The patient recovered well and suffered from no clinical sequelae.


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