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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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Left atrial appendage closure as an alternative to warfarin for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: a patient-level meta-analysis.
PLAATO (Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Transcatheter Occlusion) for prevention of cardioembolic stroke in non-anticoagulation eligible atrial fibrillation patients: results from the European PLAATO study.
Assessment ofleft atrial appendage by live three-dimensional echocardiography: early experience and comparison with transesophageal echocardiography.
Catch me if you can: Transseptal retrieval of a dislodged left atrial appendage occluder.
"The current study demonstrated that S-LAAO [surgical left atrial appendage occlusion] was associated with a significantly lower rate of thromboembolism among patients without oral anticoagulation.
Phelan et al., "Congenital absence of the left atrial appendage," Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, vol.
Throughout this period the vena-caval catheters were left in place as introduced, in the patient's right atrial appendage, and did not interfere with the anastomoses.
Alternative approaches to posterior left atrial wall epicardial ablation lesion without left atrial appendage exclusion.
Left atrial appendage: an underrecognized trigger site of atrial fibrillation.
Performed study testify that thromboelastometry was a quick diagnostic method for examination of the quality of the clot formation and also revealed that clot formation in pigs subjected to experimental procedures of the left atrial appendage was stable.
Percutaneous closure of the left atrial appendage (LAAC) has been considered a valid alternative to oral anticoagulation therapy for stroke prevention in these patients [2-4].
However, in second patient right pulmonary vein was rerouted by two pericardial patches and left pulmonary vein draining into vertical vein was rerouted by side to side anastomosis between vertical vein and left atrial appendage.