2020 Volume 61 Issue 3 Pages 620-623
In Ebstein's anomaly, percutaneous atrial septal defect (ASD) closure for the treatment of hypoxemia due to a right-to-left interatrial shunt remains controversial. We report the case of a 40-year-old woman with Ebstein's anomaly who developed cyanosis and shortness of breath on exercise. Her symptoms improved after percutaneous ASD closure and her clinical course has been good during follow-up. The balloon ASD occlusion test, combined with dobutamine stimulation before the procedure, is useful to confirm treatment indication. A prior electrophysiological evaluation is also important because Ebstein's anomaly is often complicated by atrioventricular recurrent tachycardia.