Left atrial appendage closure: beyond the artifact.


: Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) represents the gold standard technique to detect left atrial appendage (LAA) thrombosis. Several conditions may be erroneously interpreted as LAA thrombus at TEE, including artifacts mimicking thrombi. We report a case of a 78-year-old man with atrial fibrillation and contraindication to anticoagulation who was… (More)
DOI: 10.2459/JCM.0000000000000081


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@article{DAmico2016LeftAA, title={Left atrial appendage closure: beyond the artifact.}, author={Gianpiero D'Amico and Marco Mojoli and Paolo Buja and Giuseppe Tarantini}, journal={Journal of cardiovascular medicine}, year={2016}, volume={17 Suppl 2}, pages={e171-e173} }