Interventions for structural heart disease

Left atrial appendage closure monitoring without sedation: a pilot study using intracardiac echocardiography through the oesophageal route

EuroIntervention 2015;11:936-941 published online ahead of print July 2014. DOI: 10.4244/EIJY14M07_16

Julien Ternacle
Julien Ternacle1, MD; Nicolas Lellouche1, MD, PhD; Jean-François Deux2, MD, PhD; Jean-Luc Dubois-Randé1, MD, PhD; Emmanuel Teiger1, MD, PhD; Pascal Lim1*, MD, PhD
1. Henri Mondor University Hospital, Cardiovascular Department and INSERM U955, Créteil, France; 2. Henri Mondor University Hospital, Radiology Department, Créteil, France

Aims: We evaluated the safety and feasibility of an intracardiac echocardiography probe through the oesophageal route (ICE-TEE) for the monitoring of left atrial appendage (LAA) closure t

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