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Left Atrial Appendage Closure MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


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Left Atrial Appendage Closure
Tree Number(s)
E02.148.442.582
E05.157.250.582
Unique ID
D000097546
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000097546
Scope Note
A procedure that blocks the left ATRIAL APPENDAGE to reduce the risk of MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION associated with ATRIAL FIBRILLATION (AF). The left atrial appendage is often the site of BLOOD CLOT formation in AF.
Entry Term(s)
LAA Closure
Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Intervention
Previous Indexing
Cardiac Catheterization (2011-2023)
Public MeSH Note
2024
History Note
2024
Date Established
2024/01/01
Date of Entry
2023/07/26
Revision Date
2023/05/31
Left Atrial Appendage Closure Preferred
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