Within minutes of the epicardial application of the AtriClip Device, the LAA becomes electrically isolated from the left atrium and ischemic injury results in the cessation of electrical activity in the LAA.12-13 Postoperatively, the excluded and necrosed LAA is resorbed and no longer a factor in the propagation of electrical activity.14-16
Computed tomography (CT) before and at 3-year follow-up after AtriClip device implantation. Exemplary CT before AtriClip device placement (A and C) and after implantation depicting the AtriClip device in stable position and fully excluding the left atrial appendage at a 3-year follow up (B and D).6
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