Table 1

Patients and procedures: transcatheter atrial septal defect closure by ASO in 20 adults

Patient numberPatientsProcedures
SexAge (years)Follow up (years)SymptomsAnticoagulationQp:QsTOE diameter (mm)Device size (mm)Procedure time (mins)Fluoroscopy (mins)
PrecatheterPostcatheterPrecatheterPostcatheter
1F58.30.36PENoneWA,H,D,W1.28136514.3
2F50.80.47PENoneWA,H,D,W1.17126110.8
3F50.30.24PENoneAA,H,D2.0896912.8
4M45.20.89Angina, PE, EIAnginaWA,H,W1.21214629.6
5F40.80.38PParaesthesia, PNoneA,H,D2.518245824.7
6F33.90.24EIEINoneA,H1.31113488.4
7F28.10.72EINoneNoneA,H3.01420489.7
8F24.20.15AVRTBlurred visionNoneA,H,D2.622286412.3
9F17.30.72ANoneNoneA,H2.315206914.1
10F16.10.17EINoneNoneA,H3.312206112.4
11M21.20.10PENoneAA,H,D1.3812389.4
12M28.81.53ANoneNoneA2.619216623
13F45.01.50EINoneNoneA2.317187823
14F59.81.53Afl,PEAflWA,W3.022266120.1
15M50.31.25EI, PACNoneNoneA2.518.5226323.7
16F53.91.23EINoneNoneA2.617.6206122.8
17M45.01.33EI,PACNoneNoneA2.418.1245116.5
18M43.41.00ANoneNoneA2.419206716
19F37.70.96EINoneNoneA2.819224820.2
20F45.60.74ANoneNoneA2.319195417.2
  • Patients 1–11 from London, 12–20 from Athens.

  • Symptoms: A, asymptomatic; PE, paradoxical embolism; EI, effort intolerance; P, palpitations; AVRT, atrioventricular re-entry tachycardia; Afl, atrial flutter; PAC, premature atrial contractions.

  • Anticoagulation: A, aspirin; W, warfarin; H, heparin infusion; D, dalteparin sodium (low molecular weight subcutaneous heparin).

  • Device size, balloon sized diameter.