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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 242-244

Thrombus formation in the right atrium after surgical closure of atrial septal defect

1 Department of Cardiology, Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Cardiology, Kartal Kosuyolu Heart and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

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Muzaffer Kahyaoglu
Department of Cardiology, Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, Umraniye, 34764, Istanbul
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jcecho.jcecho_34_18

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Atrial septal defect is the most common congenital lesion in adults following bicuspid aortic valve. There are two closure strategies as follows: one surgical and the other percutaneous. Various complications such as atrial arrhythmias and development of thrombus have been reported after surgical closure. Herein, we present a case of right atrial thrombi formed at different localizations in the right atrium in a patient who was asymptomatic and diagnosed late.

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