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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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Successful percutaneous retrieval of a dislodged left atrial appendage occlusion device with double transseptal sheaths and biopsy bioptome.
The recipient's atrial appendage was excised and the edges of the wound were closed with silk sutures.
The Left Atrial Appendage Closure by Surgery (LAACS) study tested the hypothesis that left atrial appendage closure during open heart surgery would minimise long term ischaemic brain damage.
5% (1 patient) ICD: Internal cardiac defibrillator ILR: Implantable loop recorder LAA: Left atrial appendage PPM: Pacemaker Table 3.
9 Warden technique has also been suggested which involves SVC reimplantation into right atrial appendage along with patch baffling of SVC orifice.
It is the commonest site for thrombus in patients with atrial fibrillation and the reasons why left atrial appendage is so commonly involved and not the other structures have been hypothesized well, but not understood completely1.
Numerous factors drive the left atrial appendage closure market, but one of the main factors is the significant increase in the incidences of stroke.
Usefulness of cardiac computed tomographic delayed contrast enhancement of the left atrial appendage before pulmonary vein ablation.
His chest x-ray [Figur-1] revealed a bulge in left heart border at the level of left atrial appendage [LAA].
More than half of the patients who have suffered a stroke with no well-defined aetiology have an enlarged left atrial appendage of the heart, according to a Finnish study.
This raises the issue in my mind of whether there might be a role for a left atrial appendage occlusion device as an option in this population that's presumably going to be at high risk of recurrent ICH upon resumption of oral anticoagulation," said Dr.
The groundbreaking nonsurgical procedure uses sutures to tie off the left atrial appendage, the primary source of blood clots that lead to stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation.