José Luis Zamorano - 3rd Global LAAO Summit: The spectrum of imaging modalities; is there a 'gold standard' for LAA Occlusion?
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The spectrum of imaging modalities; is there a 'gold standard' for LAA Occlusion?
Brief overview of options and introduction to the next topics. Specific attention on the differences in using 2D echo vs 3D echo. Including the role of imaging (also pre- and post-). Most important teaching points and points of critical attention.
- 3rd Global LAAO Summit
David Meerkin - What’s new: new devices and new technologies
Review of new left atrial appendage occlusion devices that came to market (CE-mark) or underwent a major redesign in 2016.
Karen McCarthy - The left atrial appendage: from embryology to prevention of thromboembolism
Anatomy of left atrium specific focus on left atrial appendage. Important factors and anatomical landmarks for LAA occlusion.