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Vol 69, No 1 (2011)
Angiogram miesiąca
Published online: 2011-01-25
Submitted: 2012-12-28
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Left atrial appendage elimination using Amplatzer Cardiac Plug in patients with atrial fibrillation - report of two cases

Michał Plewka, Jarosław D. Kasprzak, Jan Zbigniew Peruga, Jai-Wun Park, Piotr Lipiec
Kardiol Pol 2011;69(1):85-87.

open access

Vol 69, No 1 (2011)
Angiogram miesiąca
Published online: 2011-01-25
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

Percutaneous left atrial appendage device closure is currently under evaluation as a method for reducing stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation and contraindications for long-term oral anticoagulation therapy. We present two cases of successful implantation of new left atrial appendage occluder - Amplatzer Cardiac Plug.
Kardiol Pol 2011; 69, 1: 85-87

Abstract

Percutaneous left atrial appendage device closure is currently under evaluation as a method for reducing stroke risk in patients with atrial fibrillation and contraindications for long-term oral anticoagulation therapy. We present two cases of successful implantation of new left atrial appendage occluder - Amplatzer Cardiac Plug.
Kardiol Pol 2011; 69, 1: 85-87
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Keywords

Amplatzer Cardiac Plug; atrial fibrillation; left atrial appendage elimination

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Title

Left atrial appendage elimination using Amplatzer Cardiac Plug in patients with atrial fibrillation - report of two cases

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 69, No 1 (2011)

Pages

85-87

Published online

2011-01-25

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2011;69(1):85-87.

Keywords

Amplatzer Cardiac Plug
atrial fibrillation
left atrial appendage elimination

Authors

Michał Plewka
Jarosław D. Kasprzak
Jan Zbigniew Peruga
Jai-Wun Park
Piotr Lipiec

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