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Transcatheter closure of left atrial appendage using Amplatzer® Cardiac Plug

EuroIntervention 2014.

1. Heart Hospital, Fondazione C.N.R. Reg. Toscana G. Monasterio, Massa, Italy; 2. Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Careggi, Florence, Italy

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia affecting 3-5% of the population older than 65 years and >13% of those >80 years of age1. Stroke is the third leading cause of morta

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