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3D printing for sizing left atrial appendage closure device: head-to-head comparison with computed tomography and transoesophageal echocardiography

EuroIntervention 2017;13:1234-1241 published online July 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00359

1. Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany; 2. Institute for Factory Automation and Production Systems, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany

Aims: Device sizing for LAA closure using transoesophageal echocardiography (TEE) can be challenging due to complex LAA anatomy. We investigated whether the use of 3D-printed left atrial

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