Left Atrial Appendage Closure, An Issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics

By Apostolos Tzikas, MD, PhD, FESC
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This issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics, edited by Dr. Apostolos Tzikas, will cover several important elements of Left Atrial Appendage Closure. Articles in this issue include, but are not limited to: Ischemic stroke in atrial fibrillation; History of LAAO; Anatomy of the left atrial appendage, including implications for endocardial and epicardial device closure; Indications, patient selection and referral pathways for LAAO; CT for LAAO; The Watchman device; The Amplatzer Amulet device; and The current device landscape and future perspectives.
ISBN 9780323583107
Author Information By Apostolos Tzikas, MD, PhD, FESC, AHEPA University Hospital & Interbalkan European Medical Center (Greece)
Table of Content

Left Atrial Appendage Closure - Table of Contents

Preface: Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion for Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

A History of Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion with the PLAATO Device

A History of Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

History of Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion with AMPLATZER Devices

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: Data Update

Indication, Patient Selection, and Referral Pathways for Left Atrial Appendage Closure

Anatomy and Physiologic Roles of the Left Atrial Appendage: Implications for Endocardial and Epicardial Device Closure

The WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device: Technical Considerations and Procedural Approach

The Amplatzer Amulet Device: Technical Considerations and Procedural Approach

Echocardiographic Imaging for Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: Transesophageal Echocardiography and Intracardiac Echocardiographic Imaging

Cardiac Computed Tomography for Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: Acquisition, Analysis, Advantages, and Limitations

Incidence, Prevention, and Management of Periprocedural Complications of Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: The Current Device Landscape and Future Perspectives

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, Shared Decision-Making, and Comprehensive Atrial Fibrillation Management

Publication Date 15-03-2018
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