Transcatheter Closure of ASDs and PFOs: A Comprehensive Assessment

by Ziyad M. Hijazi; Ted Feldman; Mustafa H. Abdullah Al-Qbandi; Horst Sievert
Foreword by Charles E. Mullins, MD

Published July 2010

Format: Hardcover; eBook

Trim Size: 7.25 x  10.25 inches

ISBN: 9780979016493

460 pages, 350 illustrations/figures/tables, full color interior

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This volume covers everything you need to know about atrial communications; the pathology, anatomy, physiology, and natural history of treated and untreated patients; indications for intervention; surgical techniques currently used to close such defects; and transcatheter closure of these defects using approved and investigational devices. It also presents imaging techniques for guiding such procedures—including transthoracic echo, transesophageal echo, intracardiac echo, and 2-D and 3-D technology--and using MRI to evaluate patients. Every device currently available, both approved and nonapproved, is discussed in detail along with technical analyses of how to close defects. In addition to addressing the association between PFOs and strokes and migraines, the contributors examine the status of all trials addressing transcatheter closure of ASDs and PFOs.

Transcatheter Closure of ASDs and PFOs: A Comprehensive Assessment was listed by the American Journal of Cardiology as one of the "Good Books in Cardiovascular Disease in 2010". - American Journal of Cardiology Vol. 107, Issue 8, Pages 1250-1251


Editors:

Ziyad M. Hijazi, MD, MPH, FSCAI, FACC, FAAP; Director of the Rush Center for Congenital and Structural Heart Disease, Pediatric Cardiology Section Chief, and Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

Ted Feldman, MD, FSCAI, FACC, FESC; Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, NorthShore University HealthSystem–Evanston Hospital, Evanston, Illinois

Mustafa H. Abdullah Al-Qbandi, MD, DCH, FAAP, FRCPc, FAAC, FSCAI; Consultant Pediatrician, Pediatric Cardiologist, and Head of Pediatric Cardiology Unit,, Chest Diseases Hospital, Kuwait Cardiac Centre, Kuwait

Horst Sievert, MD, FSCAI, FACC, FESC, FICA; Director of the CardioVascular Center Frankfurt, Sankt Katharinen Hospital, Frankfurt; Director of the Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Vascular Medicine, Sankt Katharinen Hospital, Frankfurt; Professor of Medic, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany


Table of Contents:

Part 1: Anatomy, Pathophysiology, and Natural History

1. Anatomy of the Atrial Septum
Paul Weinberg, Akash R. Patel, Lisa C. A. D'Alessandro

2. Natural and Unnatural History of a Secundum ASD
Thomas Graham, Tom Doyle, Greg Fleming

3. Atrial Septal Defects: Clinical Perspectives
Wail Alkashkari, Ziyad M. Hijazi

4. Historical Perspectives on ASD Device Closure
Terry King, Noel L. Mills

5. PFO Closure for Prevention of Recurrent Stroke and TIA
Ted Feldman

6. PFO and Migraines
Jonathan Tobis, Swarnendra Verma


Part 2: Imaging and Assessment

7. Imaging to Guide ASD and PFO Closure—TTE and TEE
Sinai C. Zyblewski, Girish S. Shirali

8. Imaging to Guide ASD and PFO Closure: Intracardiac Echocardiography (ICE)
Mustafa Al-Qbandi, Qi-Ling Cao, Ziyad M. Hijazi

9. Ct Evaluation of the Interatrial Septum in ASDs
Robert A. Quaife, John D. Carroll

10. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Assessment of ASDs and PFOs: Relation to Pre Device Closure and Post
Mark Fogel


Part 3: Procedure Techniques

11. Establishing a Program in Structural Heart Disease Interventional Therapies
Ted Feldman, Ziyad M. Hijazi

12. How to Close Simple Atrial Septal Defects
Matthew Egan, Ralf J. Holzer

13. Device Closure of Difficult ASDs
Mustafa Al-Qbandi, Ziyad M. Hijazi

14. Device Closure of ASDs in Small Children
Mustafa Al-Qbandi, Ziyad M. Hijazi

15. Device Closure of ASDs and PFOs in the Elderly: Hemodynamic Assessment
Mehmet Cilingiroglu, Ted Feldman

16. Closure of ASDs with Pulmonary Hypertension: Assessing Operability
Sara M. Trucco, William E. Hellenbrand

17. Device Closure of ASDs in Patients with R-L Shunt
Anas Salkini, John W. Moore

18. Device Closure of Fenestrations Post Fontan Operation
Mustafa Al-Qbandi, Ziyad M. Hijazi

19. Unusual Vascular Access to Close ASDs and PFOs
Larry A. Latson

20. Transcatheter ASD Closure without Fluoroscopy
Peter Ewert, Felix Berger

21. New Minimally Invasive Techniques for Surgical Closure of ASDs and PFOs
Nikolay V. Vasilyev, Pedro J. del Nido

22. Complications of Device Closure of ASDs and PFOs
Zahid Amin

23. Nightmare Cases in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory during Percutaneous Closure of ASD
Mustafa Al-Qbandi, Tarek Momenah, Ziyad M. Hijazi

24. My Worst Nightmare Cases of PFO Closure
Tina Lehr, Sonya Joy, Kristina Renkhoff, Nina Wunderlich, Horst Sievert


Part 4: Devices

25. Engineering Aspects of Metallic and Bioabsorbable Devices
Carol A. Devellian, Stephanie M. Kladakis, Steven W. Opolski, John A. Wright Jr.

26. The Amplatzer Devices for ASDs and PFOs
Trong-Phi Le, Horst Sievert

27. The Gore Helex Septal Occluder
Ted Feldman

28. The Occlutech Flex Devices for ASD and PFO
Horst Sievert, Nicolas Majunke, Nina Wunderlich

29. Transcatheter Patch Device
Basilios E. Sideris, John Coulson, Eleftherios B. Sideris

30. The CardioSEAL®/STARFlex® Family of Devices for Closure of Atrial Level Defects
Paul Kramer

31. Bioabsorbable Devices: The BioSTAR and BioTREK for ASD and PFO
Ryan Ko, Michael J. Mullen

32. Cardia Devices
Daniel R. Turner, Thomas J. Forbes

33. The Solysafe Septal Occluder for the Closure of ASDs and PFOs
Peter Ewert

34. The Pfm Device for ASD Closure
Miguel Granja, Franz Freudenthal

35. The Coherex Flatstent
Olaf Franzen, Stephan Baldus

36. The Premere Device for PFO Closure
Jennifer Franke, Stefan Bertog, Horst Sievert