Left atrial appendage occlusion with Amplatzer Cardio Plug is an acceptable therapeutic option for prevention of stroke recurrence in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation and contraindication or failure of oral anticoagulation with acenocumarol

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Hawkes, Maximiliano A.; Pertierra, Lucía; Rodriguez-Lucci, Federico; Pujol-Lereis, Virginia A.; Ameriso, Sebastián F.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO
  • Subject: atrial fibrillation | stroke recurrence | intracerebral hemorrhage | oral anticoagulants | Amplatzer Cardio Plug | fibrilación auricular | hemorragia intracerebral | anticoagulantes orales

ABSTRACT Left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) appears as a therapeutic option for some atrial fibrillation patients not suitable for oral anticoagulation because an increased hemorrhagic risk or recurrent ischemic events despite anticoagulant treatment. Methods Repo... View more
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