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We would like to thank Drs. Talal Al-Atassi, Rebecca Hibbert, Chi Lai and Girish Dwivedi for their assistance during the case and in preparing this report.
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A. Pourdjabbar and B. Hibbert have contributed equally.
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Echocardiogram subcostal view post Definity contrast injection through the pigtail catheter demonstrating presence of contrast within the RV and RA (MOV 3231 kb)
Angiography post contrast injecting through the catheter demonstrating the presence of contrast dye with the right ventricle (MOV 1443 kb)
Demonstrating the Angio-Seal closure device within the chest cavity following the deployment of the collagen plug within the RV. The successful deployment was confirmed by cessation of bleeding from the insertion site on the chest as well as lack pericardial fluid re-accumulation via echocardiography (MOV 2304 kb)
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Pourdjabbar, A., Hibbert, B., Hendry, P. et al. Angio-Seal closure of an iatrogenic right ventricular perforation. Clin Res Cardiol 103, 577–579 (2014) doi:10.1007/s00392-014-0693-3
- Right Ventricle
- Pericardial Effusion
- Closure Device
- Pigtail Catheter
- Supplemental Video