Left atrial appendage occluder implantation for stroke prevention in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation: acute and long-term results

@inproceedings{Davtyan2017LeftAA,
  title={Left atrial appendage occluder implantation for stroke prevention in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation: acute and long-term results},
  author={Karapet Davtyan and Andrey A Kalemberg and Arpi H Topchyan and Georgiy Y Simonyan and Ekaterina V Bazaeva and Victoria S Shatahtsyan},
  booktitle={Journal of geriatric cardiology : JGC},
  year={2017}
}
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia in clinical practice with an increasing incidence and prevalence. With ageing, the risk of thromboembolic and hemorrhagic events increases dramatically. As it has been reported previously, 3-year survival rate among patients with AF over 75 years of age after stroke is less than 50%, and almost… CONTINUE READING