Eur Heart J Case Rep 2021 Mar 28;5(3):ytab058. Epub 2021 Feb 28.
Division of Cardiology, Umberto Parini Regional Hospital, Viale Ginevra, 3, 11100 Aosta, Italy.
Background: Late-onset complications of left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) device procedure are anecdotal and there are no such complications reported in literature using Cardia Ultraseal (Cardia, Inc., Eagan, MN, USA).
Case Summary: We report the case of a 74-year-old Caucasian man affected by paroxysmal atrial fibrillation with significant bleeding risk (familiar thrombocytopenia, macroscopic haematuria episodes during therapy with direct oral anticoagulants, HAS-BLED risk score: 4) and ischaemic risk as well (CHADSVASC score: 3). Read More