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LAA closure for stroke prevention: current indications and results

Summary

Delve into the history of LAA closure and learn when and why an alternative for warfarin use was needed as E. Eeckhout and F. Hellig discuss the state of the art concerning the left atrial appendage and the main indications for its percutaneous closure. What role does the bleeding risk profile of your patient play? Have the early complications we saw with LAA closure diminished? What do we expect for the future, especially concerning medication?