Amplatzer left atrial appendage occluder
Atrial fibrillation, NOAC administration discontinued.
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Status post-sternotomy and CABG. Amplatzer occluder in left atrial appendage (auricle).
The patient had atrial fibrillation. Administration of novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC) was discontinued due to gastrointestinal bleeding. An Amplatzer AmuletTM left atrial appendage occluder was placed to prevent thromboembolism.
I, Dr Yair Glick, have no actual or potential ethical or financial conflict of interest in relation to this device. This case is not intended to be a personal endorsement or recommendation of this product.