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Left atrial appendage occlusion

EuroIntervention 2017;13:AA78-AA84. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00412

1. University Heart Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; 2. Department of Cardiology, State Hospital Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland; 3. Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) is a first-line therapy for stroke prevention in patients suffering from atrial fibrillation (AF). While patients at high risk for bleeding or patients with prev

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