Impression - 2nd Global Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Summit 2012
About this lecture
The objective of the 2nd Global Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Summit 2012 was to share ideas, thoughts and exchange experiences among experienced LAA closure devices and experts in the field of stroke prevention. It is designed to go beyond discussing the current available clinical data and aims to address the interests of various, potential, referring physicians.
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Matthew Price - What’s new: cost effectiveness and health economics
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