Bernie Meier - Where are the patients for Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion therapy?
About this lecture
Introduction to discussion on patient selection and sources of referral, includes the clinical rationale and how to develop the referral channel.
Subjects related to this videoIndications & Referral
John Camm, Hans Christop Diener - Debate: Are the new ESC guidelines too strict for LAA Occlusion?
John Camm, UK vs Hans Christoph Diener, DEU Debate: Are the new ESC guidelines are too strict for Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion? John Camm - Yes, they are too strict. There is a larger group that should benefit from LAA occlusion and it should be stronger recommended too!Hans Christoph Diener - No, the ESC guidelines are right; LAA occlusion Should be limited to OAC contraindicated patients!
Thorsten Lewalter - Where are the patients? At electrophysiology: PVI & LAAO
Includes the guidelines for the AF patients and the clinical rationale for combining or staging AF ablation and LAA occlusion therapy.
Jaime Masjuan - Where are the patients? At Neurology: patients with ischemic stroke on NOAC
The perspective from a neurologist on referring patients with a prior ischemic stroke on OAC or NOAC; is there a suitable patient population for left atrial appendage occlusion?