Permanent Atrial Fibrillation is Restored And Sinus Rhythm Maintained Without Catheter Ablation After Atrial Septal Defect Closure: A Case Report

Authors

  • Yuan guo Chen Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, the Ya’an People’s Hospital, Sichuan Province, P. R. China
  • Peng Wu Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, the Ya’an People’s Hospital, Sichuan Province, P. R. China
  • Xin Zhao Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, the Ya’an People’s Hospital, Sichuan Province, P. R. China
  • Liu Yan Wu Department of Ultrasound, the Ya’an People’s Hospital, Sichuan Province, P. R. China
  • Peng Bai Department of Ultrasound, the Ya’an People’s Hospital, Sichuan Province, P. R. China
  • Haibo Zhang Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, the Ya’an People’s Hospital, Sichuan Province, P. R. China
  • Ping Ren Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, the Ya’an People’s Hospital, Sichuan Province, P. R. China

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.4945

Keywords:

Atrial septal defect, atrial septal defect occlusion, Atrial fibrillation, sinus rhythm

Abstract

Giant atrial septal defect (ASD) often is associated with atrial arrhythmia, such as atrial fibrillation (AF). The recovery rate of AF is very low. Moreover, it is difficult for the intervention of a giant atrial septal defect, and it also is more difficult to perform atrial septal puncture and left atrial appendage (LAA) closure after ASD occlusion. Here, we report a case of a giant ASD and permanent AF. We find that the AF is significantly improved after atrial septal defect (ASD) occlusion and left atrial appendage (LAA) occlusion, which is manifested by spontaneous restoration and maintenance of normal sinus rhythm.

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Published

2022-09-28

How to Cite

Chen, Y. guo, Wu, P. ., Zhao, X. ., Wu, L. Y. ., Bai, P. ., Zhang, H. ., & Ren, P. . (2022). Permanent Atrial Fibrillation is Restored And Sinus Rhythm Maintained Without Catheter Ablation After Atrial Septal Defect Closure: A Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 25(5), E676-E679. https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.4945

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