Left atrial appendage closure guided by 3D computed tomography printing technology: A case control study

Journal of cardiovascular computed tomography

13 November Nov 2018 27 days ago
  • Muscogiuri G, Guglielmo M, Baggiano A, Italiano G, Mancini ME, Auricchio F, Andreini D, Fassini G, Tondo C, Maltagliati A, Pepi M, Pontone G

We sought to evaluate the additional value of left atrial appendage (LAA) 3D printing derived from computed tomography (CCT) in determining the size for LAA occlusion (LAAO) devices as compared to standard measurement by using occurrence of LAA leak as endpoint.

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Conti M, Marconi S, Muscogiuri G, Guglielmo M, Baggiano A, Italiano G, Mancini ME, Auricchio F, Andreini D, Rabbat MG, Guaricci AI, Fassini G, Gasparetti A, Costa F, Tondo C, Maltagliati A, Pepi M, Pontone G. Left atrial appendage closure guided by 3D computed tomography printing technology: A case control study. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2018 Oct 26. pii: S1934-5925(18)30300-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jcct.2018.10.024. [Epub ahead of pub)

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