Videos | Structural Heart Occluders | June 16, 2016

Demonstration of a Transcatheter PFO Occluder Implantation

This is an animation, supplied by Gore, demonstrated how the Cardioform Septal Occluder is implanted for the transcatheter closure of ASDs or PFOs. It is a permanent implant consisting of a wire frame covered with a thin ePTFE membrane. The wire frame is made of a nitinol alloy. Read more about closing holes in the heart.

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