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
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.
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