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Korean Circ J. 2013 Apr;43(4):273-6. doi: 10.4070/kcj.2013.43.4.273. Epub 2013 Apr 30.

A case demonstrating a percutaneous closure using the amplatzer duct occluder for paravalvular leakage after tricuspid valve replacement.

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea.


There has been a dramatic increase in the number and type of procedures performed in the field of cardiac intervention in the past decade. Percutaneous intervention is becoming an increasingly recognized modality for the management of prosthetic paravalvular leakages (PVLs) in severely symptomatic non-surgical candidates. Herein, we report our experience of percutaneous closure using the Amplatzer duct occluder for a PVL in a patient who underwent tricuspid valve replacement.


Amplatzer occluder; Cardiac valve prosthesis; Tricuspid regurgitation

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