auricula atrii

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Noun1.auricula atrii - a small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heartauricula atrii - a small conical pouch projecting from the upper anterior part of each atrium of the heart
atrium cordis, atrium of the heart - the upper chamber of each half of the heart
pouch, pocket - (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)
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The Global Heart Defect Closure Devices market can be categorized into segments on the basis of heart defects: Atrial Septal Defect, Left Atrial Appendage, Patent Foramen Ovale, Patent Ductus Arteriosus, and Ventricular Septal Defect.
Results of percutaneous mitral commissurotomy in patients with a left atrial appendage thrombus detected by transesophageal echocardiography.
The costs associated with bleeding complications due to warfarin versus the WATCHMAN(TM) Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device, which was approved by the U.
Two patients were found to have clots in the left atrial appendage, which is a contraindication to cardioversion.
The procedural benefits of Kalila's proprietary truVector(TM) technology can be leveraged across a growing number of endovascular applications including atrial fibrillation ablation, mitral valve repair, ASD/PFO closure, left atrial appendage closure, transseptal puncture, and LV lead placement.
Cartledge, MD, FACS, has begun performing ultra-minimally invasive left atrial appendage ligation for atrial fibrillation patients who are on anticoagulants such as Coumadin, Xarelto or Effient.
The 1-year rate of thromboembolic events in the left atrial appendage ligation patients was 8.
Occluding the left atrial appendage (the source of most thrombi in atrial fibrillation) using a thoracoscopic extracardial approach proved feasible in a preliminary study, reducing the risk of stroke without inducing neurologic morbidity.
When implanted, TigerPaw II safely and effectively occludes the left atrial appendage (LAA) and conforms to its shape and thickness, minimizing the risk of tissue damage and accidental bleeding associated with other common closing methods used during open chest procedures.
Ligation of the left atrial appendage (LAA) is commonly performed during mitral valve surgery because of the LAA is a frequent site of clot formation in patients with mitral valve disease, especially in those with atrial fibrillation.