Murat Günday, Hakan Göçer

Keywords: Patent foramen ovale, percutaneous, rupture, surgery


Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) is a reliable and effective method that has been used more frequently than surgical treatment in recent years. However, various complications of the method can be observed. Here we report the case of a patient in whom right atrium posterior wall perforated during percutaneous closure of PFO, for which successful surgical repair of the right atrium and surgical primary closure of PFO was performed.