Absent left atrial appendage: case report and review of the literature
作者: Leili PourafkariAnita SadeghpourAidin Baghbani-OskoueiSafa Savadi-OskoueiHamidreza PouraliakbarAmir Farjam FazelifarHamideh KhesaliNader D. Nader
作者单位: 1Catholic Health System, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
2Echocardiography Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Tehran, Iran
3Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4Cardiovascular Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
5Department of Anesthesiology, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
刊名: Cardiovascular Pathology, 2020, Vol.45
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.carpath.2019.107178
关键词: Absent left atrial appendageTransesophageal echocardiographyAtrial flutter
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Congenital absence of left atrial appendage (LAA) is an extremely rare condition and is usually diagnosed incidentally in imaging intended for other purposes. Herein, we report a rare case of absent left atrial appendage in an 80-year-old gentleman who was candidate for radiofrequency catheter ablation procedure for atrial flutter rhythm in whom we observed the absence of left atrial appendage in echocardiographic examination. Computed tomography angiographic examination performed in the evaluation course of the patient was also confirmative of this finding. As there is no data on anticoagulating of patients with absent left atrial appendage, after successful radiofrequency catheter ablation procedure, we continued rivaroxaban per guidelines. The results of a second imaging...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:2.352 (2012)

  • appendage 附属器
  • atrial 围鳃的
  • literature 文献
  • review 复审
  • report 通报