Left atrial appendage occlusion with the AMPLATZER Amulet device: an expert consensus step-by-step approach

EuroIntervention 2016;11:1512-1521. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV11I13A292

Apostolos Tzikas
Apostolos Tzikas1,2*, MD, PhD; Sameer Gafoor3, MD; David Meerkin4, MD; Xavier Freixa5, MD; Ignacio Cruz-Gonzalez6, MD; Thorsten Lewalter7, MD; Jacqueline Saw8, MD; Sergio Berti9, MD; Jens Erik Nielsen-Kudsk10, MD; Reda Ibrahim11, MD; Dhanunjaya Lakkireddy12, MD; Vincent Paul13, MD; Dabit Arzamendi14, MD; Fabian Nietlispach15, MD; Stephen G. Worthley16, MD; David Hildick-Smith17, MD; Jean Benoit Thambo18, MD; Claudio Tondo19, MD; Adel Aminian1. AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece; 2. Interbalkan European Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece; 3. CardioVascular Center Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany; 4. Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel; 5. Hospital Clinic of University o

Aims: This document aims to describe a standardised methodology for performing left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) using the AMPLATZER Amulet device, and to provide useful tips and tri

Sign in to read and download the full article

Forgot your password?

No account yet?
Sign up for free!

Create my pcr account

Join us for free and access thousands of articles from EuroIntervention, as well as presentations, videos, cases from

laa closurepreventionstroketechnique
Interventions for strokeLAA closureTools, devices and techniques
Read next article
The prognostic value of acute and chronic troponin elevation after transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Latest news