Table 3

Reasons for Explantation/Device

Amplatzer (n = 9,109)CardioSEAL (n = 2,023)Helex (n = 1,201)Other (n = 1,403)Total (n = 13,736)
Chest pain10 (0.11%)2 (0.10%)2  (0.17%)014 (0.10%)
Residual shunt4 (0.04%)8 (0.40%)0012 (0.09%)
Thrombus1 (0.01%)3 (0.15%)004 (0.03%)
Perforation1 (0.01%)1 (0.05%)002 (0.01%)
Pericardial effusion2 (0.02%)0002 (0.01%)
Recurrent stroke01 (0.05%)001 (0.01%)
Infection01 (0.05%)001 (0.01%)
Other1 (0.01%)001 (0.08%)2 (0.01%)
Total19 (0.21%)16 (0.79%)2  (0.17%)1 (0.08%)38 (0.28%)

Percentages represent the number of specific devices explanted/specific devices implanted.

n = number of implantations performed, with respect to each specific device.