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30 September 2022: Clinical Research

Effects of Left Atrial Appendage Closure on Neuroendocrine Function in Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

Fei Wang ABE , Zhong-bao Ruan BDG* , Ge-cai Chen BC , Jun-guo Zhu CF , Li Zhu A

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.937586

Med Sci Monit 2022; 28:e937586

Table 2 Procedural characteristics.

Procedural characteristicsn=20
Anaesthesia type
 Deep intravenous anesthesia12 (60%)
 General anesthesia8 (40%)
LAA dimension
 LAA width [mm]24.34±3.05
 LAA length [mm]25.26±3.06
Size of the Watchman device
 21 mm2 (10%)
 24 mm4 (20%)
 27 mm5 (25%)
 30 mm4 (20%)
 33 mm5 (25%)
Compression ratio
Number of devices per procedure
 118 (90%)
 22 (10%)
Peri-device leak
 0 mm17 (85%)
 0–3 mm2 (10%)
 3–5 mm1 (5%)
 >5 mm0 (0%)
Perioperative adverse event
 Pericardial effusions1 (5%)
 Vascular complications1 (5%)

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