Author: Michael A. Evans, MD – Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
A 9-month-old is seen by his pediatrician due to difficulty gaining weight and is found to have a murmur on exam. A transthoracic echocardiogram demonstrates a ventricular septal defect (VSD) with a size and location that are thought to be amenable to transcatheter closure in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. Which of the following is the MOST COMMON immediate complication of transcatheter VSD closure?
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