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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Tzikas, Apostolos; Holmes, David R; Gafoor, Sameer; Ruiz, Carlos E; Blomström-Lundqvist, Carina; Diener, Hans-Christoph; Cappato, Riccardo; Kar, Saibal; Lee, Randal J; Byrne, Robert A; Ibrahim, Reda; Lakkireddy, Dhanunjaya; Soliman, Osama I; Näbauer, Michael; Schneider, Steffen; Brachman, Johannes; Saver, Jeffrey L; Tiemann, Klaus; Sievert, Horst; Camm, A John; Lewalter, Thorsten 
Title:
Percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion: the Munich consensus document on definitions, endpoints and data collection requirements for clinical studies. 
Abstract:
The increasing interest in left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) for ischaemic stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation (AF) fuels the need for more clinical data on the safety and effectiveness of this therapy. Besides an assessment of the effectiveness of the therapy in specific patient groups, comparisons with pharmacological stroke prophylaxis, surgical approaches and other device-based therapies are warranted. This paper documents the consensus reached among clinical experts in relevant di...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
EuroIntervention 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
12 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
103-11 
Language:
eng 
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Print-ISSN:
1774-024X 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Herz- und Kreislauferkrankungen