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Severe haemolysis after percutaneous closure of a ductus arteriosus (arterial duct).
  1. E J Ladusans,
  2. I Murdoch,
  3. J Franciosi
  1. Department of Paediatric Cardiology, Guy's Hospital, London.


    Severe mechanical haemolysis occurred after transcatheter occlusion of a ductus arteriosus (arterial duct) by a Rashkind double umbrella prosthesis. Surgical removal of the device and ligation of the duct were required before haemolysis was abolished.

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