Case 4-2015: use of the lariat device for left atrial appendage closure.

Abstract

ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia in the world and is estimated to affect more than 3 million people in the United States, with a projected increase to more than 5 million people in the US by the year 2050. AF is an independent risk factor for stroke and is associated with a fourto five-fold increased risk of embolic stroke… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.jvca.2014.06.030

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