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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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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND In the PROTECT AF (Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure Technology for Embolic Protection in Patients With Atrial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Background— The Watchman Left Atrial Appendage System for Embolic Protection in Patients With AF (PROTECT AF) randomized trial… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND In patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation, embolic stroke is thought to be associated with left atrial… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVES These studies were conducted to evaluate the feasibility of percutaneous left atrial appendage (LAA) occlusion using… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Background—Thromboembolism due to atrial fibrillation (AF) is a frequent cause of stroke. More than 90% of thrombi in AF form in… Expand
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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… Expand
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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… Expand
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