Nina Wunderlich - Imaging in LAA occlusion- what is essential for success?
About this lecture
Relating the landmarks to the reality as seen on imaging. Discussion of pros and cons of imaging modalities + explain complementary X-ray and TEE. Also includes viewing angles and consequences.
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.