Successful thrombolytic treatment of a mobile thrombus on atrial septal defect occluder device

Sen T., Astarcioglu M., Kilit C., Amasyali B.

Acta Clinica Belgica: International Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Medicine, vol.71, no.5, pp.334-336, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


This case report presents a case with septal occluder device thrombosis which was successfully treated with low dose longer duration of thrombolytic application. Our case showed that the thrombolytic strategy with the lower dose and the longer duration might be a valuable alternative treatment option for the septal occluder thrombosis which is anticoagulation-resistant. This strategy might obviate the need for surgery.