INTERVENTIONS FOR HYPERTENSION AND STROKE

Residual leaks following percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion: assessment and management implications

EuroIntervention 2017;13:1218-1225 published online July 2017. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-17-00469

Claire E. Raphael
Claire E. Raphael1*, MD, PhD; Paul A. Friedman1, MD; Jacqueline Saw2, MD; Sorin V. Pislaru1, MD; Thomas M. Munger1, MD; David R. Holmes Jr1, MD
1. Department of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA; 2. Division of Cardiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Left atrial appendage (LAA) closure for stroke prevention in the setting of non-valvular atrial fibrillation is an alternative to oral anticoagulation in patients with increased bleeding risk. It allows similar reduction in t

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