Impact of left atrial appendage morphology on indication and procedural outcome after interventional occlusion: results from the prospective multicentre German LAARGE registry

EuroIntervention 2018;14:151-157 published online March 2018. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00866

Christian Fastner
Christian Fastner1, MD; Christoph A. Nienaber2, MD; Jai-Wun Park3, MD; Johannes Brachmann3, MD; Uwe Zeymer4, MD; Martin Goedde3, MD; Horst Sievert5, MD; Volker Geist6, MD; Thorsten Lewalter7, MD; Alexander Krapivsky8, MD; Matthias Käunicke9, MD; Jens Maier10, MD; Belgin Özdemir11, Dipl.-Ing. (FH); Matthias Hochadel11, PhD; Steffen Schneider11, PhD; Jochen Senges11, MD; Ibrahim Akin1*, MD
1. First Department of Medicine, University Medical Center Mannheim (UMM), Faculty of Medicine Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, European Center for AngioScience (ECAS), and DZHK (German Center for Cardiovascular Research) partner site Heidelberg/Mannhe

Aims: Interventional left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) is an emerging alternative to oral anticoagulation (OAC) for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AF) in concomitance with a

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