Left atrial appendage clip occlusion: early clinical results
Journal Paper/Review - Nov 1, 2009
Salzberg Sacha P, Plass André, Emmert Maximillian Y, Desbiolles Lotus, Alkadhi Hatem, Grünenfelder Jürg, Genoni Michele
Atrial fibrillation puts patients at significant risk for embolic stroke originating from the left atrial appendage. Few means are available for safe, effective, and durable left atrial appendage occlusion. A new clip device was evaluated with regard to safety and effectiveness for epicardial left atrial appendage occlusion.