The Official Journal of EuroPCR and the European Association of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (EAPCI)

Occlusion of Large Left Atrial Appendage Using the LAmbre Device: Procedural and Short-term Outcomes

DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-19-00821

1. Prince of Wales Hospital, Medicine and Therapeutics, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2. Department of Cardiology, Shanghai Tenth People's Hospital, Tongji University School of Medicine
3. Department of Cardiology, Ningbo First Hospital, Ningbo, China
4. Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
5. Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China; Hong Kong Asia Heart Center, Canossa Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China, Hong Kong
Disclaimer:

As a public service to our readership, this article - peer reviewed by the Editors of EuroIntervention and external reviewers - has been published immediately upon acceptance as it was received in the last round of revision. The content of this article is the responsibility of the authors.

Please note that supplementary movies are not available online at this stage. Once a paper is published in its edited and formatted form, it will be accompanied online by any supplementary movies.

To read the full content of this article, please log in to download the PDF.

The commonly used left atrial appendage (LAA) occlusion (LAAO) devices, Watchman (Boston Scientific, Marlborough, MA, USA) and Amulet (Abbott, Plymouth, Minnesota, USA), both rely on oversizing for stabilization. Therefore, occluding large LAA (ostium >=31mm for Watchman or landing zone >=31mm for Amulet) are not possible. LAmbre (Lifetech Scientific Co., Shenzhen, China) device has an additional stabilization mechanism by catching the LAA trabeculations using its 8 claws1. This potentially allows LAmbre in occluding large LAA with ostium up to 40mm, i.e. size of its largest cover.  The study Aims:ed to evaluate procedural and short-term outcomes of LAmbre device in occluding large LAA.

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 PCRonline.com

Read next article
Comparison of Diagnostic Performance of Intracoronary Optical Coherence Tomography-based and Angiography-based Fractional Flow Reserve for Evaluation of Coronary Stenosis