Case Report
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World J Clin Cases. Feb 26, 2024; 12(6): 1157-1162
Published online Feb 26, 2024. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v12.i6.1157
Left atrial appendage occluder detachment treated with transthoracic ultrasound combined with digital subtraction angiography guided catcher: A case report
Kai Yu, Yun-Hua Mei
Kai Yu, Department of Ultrasound, Wuhan Dongxihu District People's Hospita, Wuhan 430400, Hubei Province, China
Yun-Hua Mei, Department of Infectious Diseases, Wuhan Dongxihu District People's Hospital, Wuhan 430400, Hubei Province, China
Author contributions: Yu K designed this article; Yu K collected case data and images; Mei YH has played a significant role in literature retrieval work; Mei YH drafted the initial draft; Mei YH revised the manuscript based on the editor's comments; Yu K reviewed the manuscript and kept track of the progress.
Informed consent statement: The patient and their family have signed an informed consent form for treatment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All authors have declared no conflict of interest.
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Corresponding author: Yun-Hua Mei, Doctor, Doctor, Infectious Diseases Department, Wuhan Dongxihu District People's Hospital, No. 48 Jinbei 1st Road, Dongxihu District, Wuhan 430400, Hubei Province, China.
Received: November 3, 2023
Peer-review started: November 3, 2023
First decision: January 5, 2024
Revised: January 11, 2024
Accepted: February 3, 2024
Article in press: February 3, 2024
Published online: February 26, 2024
Core Tip

Core Tip: A case of successfully removing the detached left atrial appendage occluder using a catcher under the combined guidance of transthoracic ultrasound and digital subtraction angiography.