By Randall Lee MD PhD
This factor of Interventional Cardiology Clinics examines techniques to left atrial appendage exclusion. issues comprise stroke and bleeding dangers in sufferers with atrial traumatic inflammation, embryology and anatomy, cause, catheter-based endocardial closure, pericardial entry, catheter-based epicardial closure, surgical closure, gadget and left atrial appendage particular attribute for winning closure, medical effects, the function of CTA and MRA imaging, imaging with TEE, post-procedural administration, and prevention and administration of complications.
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The roles of various factors involved in the thrombus formation in LAA are shown in Fig. 1. This article reviews the embryology, anatomy, and proposed local and systemic factors that play a role in thrombus formation in the LAA. EMBRYOLOGY OF THE LAA During the third week of development, a pair of endocardial tubes is formed on either side of the midline by the endocardial cells derived from the The authors have nothing to disclose. a Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mid-America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA; b Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA; c Division of Cardiology, Metro Health Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44109, USA; d Mid-America Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA; e Division of Cardiology, Mid-America Cardiology, Center for Excellence in Atrial Fibrillation & Electrophysiology Research, Bloch Heart Rhythm Center, KU Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of Kansas Hospital, University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA * Corresponding author.
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Approaches to Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion, An Issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics by Randall Lee MD PhD