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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Left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) has been widely accepted as an alternative to oral anticoagulation for stroke prevention in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF).
cannula was inserted into the right atrium via the right atrial appendage for venous return to the oxygenator.
Summary: The technology uses an expandable implant that blocks off the left atrial appendage (LAA) by angiography - a minimally-invasive treatment to prevent strokes caused by blood clots.
Dr Baslaib explained that most clots originate in a section in the left atrium of the heart called left atrial appendage (LAA).
Closure of the left atrial appendage during heart surgery protects the brain, according to late-breaking research presented today in a Hot Line LBCT Session at ESC Congress.
The device is also being looked at for use in other procedures, such as thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair, left atrial appendage occlusion, as well as valve-in-valve and transcatheter mitral valve repair and replacement procedures.
Chinese pharmaceutical firm LifeTech (HKG: 1302) has launched a three-year global post-market surveillance (PMS) study for the LAmbre Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Closure System, the company reported on Monday.
Once ablations are completed, attention is turned to left atrial appendage closure using the AtriCure Atriclip.
In left sided PAPVC, vertical vein that was draining left pulmonary veins to innominate vein was anastomosed side by side with left atrial appendage.
In Pakistani population, we are describing the morphology of left atrial appendage for the first time.
One area where developments are moving at a pace, with Dr Dhanjal up at the forefront, is a procedure known as Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion, which deals with the part of the heart which is a major source of blood clots and hence strokes in AF patients.