Left Atrial Appendage

Known as: HEART, LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE 
The ear-shaped, muscular pouch of the left atrium.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2016
Review
2016
OBJECTIVES Assessing the safety and effectiveness of left atrial appendage (LAA) (pouch found in the upper chambers of the heart… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
OBJECTIVES The purpose of the study was to determine the efficacy and safety of left atrial appendage (LAA) closure via a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND In most patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and stroke, there is thrombotic embolization from the left atrial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Together with pulmonary veins, many extrapulmonary vein areas may be the source of initiation and maintenance of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine 5-year clinical status for patients treated with percutaneous left atrial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVES We sought to determine which surgical technique of left atrial appendage (LAA) closure is most successful by assessing… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
OBJECTIVES This study assessed the feasibility of implanting a device in the left atrial appendage (LAA) in patients with atrial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
AIM This pilot study assessed the safety and efficacy of left atrial appendage (LAA) occlusion, performed at the time of coronary… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
The left atrial appendage (LAA) is derived from the left wall of the primary atrium, which forms during the fourth week of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the relations between spontaneous echo contrast, left atrial appendage blood… (More)
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