The first in Ukraine experience of using the Ultrasept system for occlusion of the left atrial appendage in patients with atrial fibrillation

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Ye. Yu. Marushko
G. B. Mankovsky
M. S. Meshkova
S. O. Kuzmenko
O. S. Riznyk
Yu. I. Suslina
G. I. Yemets
I. M. Yemets


The aim – to present the first in Ukraine experience of using the LAAO Cardia device for the procedure of the left atrial appendage occlusion in patients with atrial fibrillation.
Materials and methods. The article represents clinical cases of four patients aged 24 to 68 years with atrial fibrillation and ineffective anticoagulant therapy or contraindications for it.
Results and discussion. All patients underwent transcatheter occlusion of the left atrial appendage. Complete occlusion of the ostium was achieved without residual paradevice leaks. In 30–45 days after the procedure, no dislocation of the device or its thrombosis was detected.
Conclusions. Cardia left atrial appendage occlusion system allows transcatheter occlusion of the left atrial appendage with good immediate results and good safety profile of the procedure.

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transcatheter occlusion of the left atrial appendage, atrial fibrillation


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