Secundum atrial septal defect. Nonoperative closure during cardiac catheterization

JAMA. 1976 Jun 7;235(23):2506-9.


A 17-year-old girl had clinical and cardiac catheterization findings compatible with a secundum atrial septal defect. During cardiac catheterization, the atrial septal defect was sized and closed using a transvenous umbrella technique.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Cardiac Catheterization* / instrumentation
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / diagnostic imaging
  • Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Methods
  • Radiography