Adel Aminian - From theory to practice: practical approaches for image fusion technology
Step-by-step device implantation of an Amplatzer Amulet left atrial appendage occluder implantation using Philips EchoNavigator imaging fusion technology.
Martin Swaans - Imaging Techniques: ICE, fusion imaging, and more
New tools and strategies for imaging. New tools: Philips EchoNavigator, future micro TEE probes etc.
Heyder Omran - Sizing, sizing, sizing. Does it need to be a discussion all the time?
Sizing in Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion therapy device implantation is still under debate. There are different devices and different methodologies discussed, while taking anatomical differences into account.
Niels Vejlstrup - When is ICE a good imaging modality, and when it is not?
Step-by-step approach using Intracardiac Echo imaging (ICE) technologies. The fundamentals, advantages and potential drawbacks of using this technology.
Boris Schmidt - Difficult cases; what tools do we have?
Series of case reviews with practical tips & tricks for successful device LAA occlusion device implantation.
Nina Wunderlich - How imaging modalities may guide decision making before and during the procedure
Tips and Tricks in LAA Occlusion device implant. This is a case based presentation on sizing, pre-procedural planning, determination of anatomical structures, determination of transseptal puncture site and device positioning.
José A. Cabrera - LAA: anatomy & imaging landmarks pertinent to percutaneous transcatheter occlusion
Anatomy of left atrium specific focus on left atrial appendage. Important factors and anatomical landmarks for LAA occlusion. Devices are shown in situ, clearly demonstrating the anatomical challenges and landmarks. SHOW MORE
Bushra Rana - The gold standard; TEE assessment before, during, and after LAA occlusion
Review of the highly variable anatomy of the left atrial appendage, discussion of the selection of LAAO devices with reference to specific anatomical characteristics and device features. SHOW MORE