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appendage

1. Zoology any organ that projects from the trunk of animals such as arthropods
2. Botany any subsidiary part of a plant, such as a branch or leaf

appendage

[ə′pen·dij]
(biology)
Any subordinate or nonessential structure associated with a major body part.
(naval architecture)
Any fitting installed outside the underwater hull proper, such as a rudder, shaft, shaft strut, and bilge keel.
(zoology)
Any jointed, peripheral extension, especially limbs, of arthropod and vertebrate bodies.
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The degree of spontaneous echo-contrast was graded according the following criteria: mild was defined as minimal echogenicity located in the left atrial appendage or sparsely distributed in the main cavity of the left atrium, which was possible to detect only transiently during the cardiac cycle, but imperceptible at operating gain settings for two-dimensional echocardiographic analysis.
While ACC/AHA guidelines emphasizes LA thrombus as a contraindication for PBMV (level of evidence C), there is no solid evidence for cases with left atrial appendage thrombus (3).
Left atrial appendage ligation does not provide sufficient protection to justify taking patients off warfarin and may increase the risk of late thromboembolic events, he said at the annual meeting of the American College of Cardiology He reviewed the records of 114 patients who had mitral valve surgery with left atrial appendage ligation at the Cleveland Clinic.
TM)] Left Atrial Appendage Closure device, the most clinically studied technology of its kind.
Urzadzenia to close the left atrial appendage with a braided design piece - 15 pieces
These sources were patent foramen ovale with right-to-left shunt (25%), left atrial clot (3%), left atrial appendage clot (3%), severe thoracic aortic atheroma (33%), and mobile aortic plaque (2%).
David's Medical Center recently became the first facility in Texas to implant the newly FDA-approved WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Device in a patient with non-valvular Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib).
The WATCHMAN FLX LAAC Device is a catheter-delivered heart implant designed to close the left atrial appendage (LAA) in order to prevent the migration of blood clots from the LAA, and thus, reduce the incidence of stroke and systemic embolism for higher risk patients with non-valvular AF.
He presented an interim analysis of data from the European Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Transcatheter Occlusion (PLAATO) registry.
Nasdaq: ATRC), a medical device company and a leader in cardiac surgical ablation systems for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, or AF, and systems for the exclusion of the left atrial appendage, today announced the pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 3,475,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $7.
12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 9, 2015, Heart Hospital of Austin became the first facility in the United States to enroll patients in the FDA-approved AMAZE clinical trial to examine left atrial appendage (LAA) closure with the LARIAT Suture Delivery Device as an adjunct to ablation in patients with persistent and long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation (AFib).