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Cardiovascular Disease: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Cardiovascular Disease I |

Syncope Secondary to Amplatzer Cardiac Plug

Shwan Jalal, MD; Rami Zein, DO; Howard Rosman, MD; Thomas LaLonde, MD; Thomas Davis, MD; Gerald Cohen, MD
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St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Dearborn, MI


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):85A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.093
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SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Cardiovascular Disease I

SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster

PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

INTRODUCTION: Percutaneous left atrial appendage closure device (LAAD) is indicated for patients at risk of bleeding on oral anticoagulation for non-valvular atrial fibrillation. A rare complication of LAAD is embolization and dislocation of the device. Herein, we present a very interesting case of an older gentleman following a syncopal episode and recent AMPLATZER implantation.

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