Figure 1. Case examples of double device closure in large or bilobar LAA anatomy. A) – E) Case 1. Sequential double device closure (WATCHMAN AVP II) for a large bilobar LAA. F) – J) Case 2. Simultaneous double device closure (two WATCHMANs) for a bilobar LAA with two discrete ostia. K) – O) Case 3. Simultaneous double device closure (WATCHMAN+AVP II) for a bilobar LAA. Ant: anterior; AVP: AMPLATZER Vascular Plug; Pos: posterior
The WATCHMAN™ device (Boston Scientific, Marlborough, MA, USA) is the only approved left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) device in the USA1. Despite its good performance, ...
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