Intracardiac Versus Transesophageal Echocardiographic Guidance for Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: The LAAO Italian Multicenter Registry

JACC Cardiovascular Interventions

7 Giugno Giu 2018 6 months ago
  • Tondo C

This study sought to evaluate the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of intracardiac echocardiography (ICE)-guided versus transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)-guided left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) by the use of Amplatzer Cardiac Plug or Amulet devices included in a large Italian registry.

Reference

Berti S, Pastormerlo LE, Santoro G, Brscic E, Montorfano M, Vignali L, Danna P, Tondo C, Rezzaghi M, D'Amico G, Stabile A, Saccà S, Patti G, Rapacciuolo A, Poli A, Golino P, Magnavacchi P, Meucci F, Pezzulich B, Stolcova M, Tarantini G. Intracardiac Versus Transesophageal Echocardiographic Guidance for Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion: The LAAO Italian Multicenter Registry. JACC Cardiovasc Interv 2018 Jun 11;11(11):1086-1092

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