Percutaneous closure of aorta-right atrial tunnel in a newborn

Cardiol Young. 2018 Jan;28(1):142-143. doi: 10.1017/S1047951117001780. Epub 2017 Sep 8.


A tunnel between the aorta and right atrium in a newborn was occluded with 5×6 Amplatzer Duct Occluder II-Additional Size. Our case is different because of enlarged right atrium and atypical location of tunnel orifice.

Keywords: Aorta; newborn; right atrium; tunnel.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aorta / abnormalities
  • Aorta / diagnostic imaging*
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Female
  • Heart Atria / abnormalities
  • Heart Atria / diagnostic imaging*
  • Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / diagnostic imaging*
  • Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / therapy
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Pregnancy
  • Septal Occluder Device
  • Ultrasonography, Prenatal
  • Young Adult