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Expert Perspectives > Webinar > Left Atrial Appendage Closure: State of the Art

Host: Dr. Apostolos Tzikas

Atrial fibrillation is a very common disease, which is responsible for up to 20-30% of all strokes. The impact on patient care/practice is related to the optimal management of patients with atrial fibrillation and high risk for stroke. In this Webinar, Dr. Apostolos Tzikas an interventional cardiologist of AHEPA University Hospital of Thessaloniki and Interbalkan Medical Center discuss innovative technology for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF): percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (LAAO).

 

This webinar aims to:

  1. To understand the rationale for percutaneous LAA closure as a “local therapy” for stroke prevention in AF
  2. To learn and critically interpret the current clinical data in the field
  3. To improve the LAAO implantation technique by applying useful procedural tips and tricks

 

This webinar is sponsored by Interventional Cardiology Clinics.

Dr. Apostolos Tzikas is the editor of Left Atrial Appendage Closure, An Issue of Interventional Cardiology Clinics, 1st Edition