Park et al., "The anatomical characteristics of three different endocardial lines in the left atrium
: evaluation by computed tomography prior to mitral isthmus block attempt," Europace, vol.
Gray's Anatomy describes, "the coronary sinus as a wide venous channel, about 2.25 cm in length, situated in the posterior part of the atrioventricular sulcus of the heart, usually covered by muscular fibers from the left atrium
Cardiac myxoma usually presents as a sporadic mass; it can occur in any chamber of the heart but mainly occurs in the left atrium
, and it affects women more than men with a mean age of 56.
For right sided PAPVC to right atrium, intra atrial septum was excised to create atrial septal defect and pulmonary veins were rerouted into left atrium
in two patients while in one patient there was secundum ASD already so pulmonary vein was rerouted by autologous pericardial patch after enlarging atrial septal defect.
ApHCM leads to a few complications, namely, diastolic function impairment, left atrium
dilatation that causing atrial fibrillation, apical clots formation with subsequent embolic events, ventricular wall aneurysm, arrhythmias, and myocardial infarction.
Food and Drug Administration approved a new indication for a heart valve repair device that is intended to reduce moderate-to-severe or severe mitral regurgitation, a leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve into the heart's left atrium
that can cause heart failure symptoms such as shortness of breath, fatigue and swelling in the legs.
The company's InterAtrial Shunt Device is designed to provide continuous and dynamic decompression of the left atrium
, which may reduce symptoms and slow the progression of heart failure.
The control group included 26 males and 24 females, and their average age was (56.2+-6.1) years; atrial fibrillation has lasted (5.6+-2.1) years, which was determined as long-standing persistent; the diameter of the left atrium
was (57.1+-6.9) mm, and the left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) was (59.8%+-4.9%).
The child was reportedly suffering from a rare condition called Giant Left Atrium
(GLA) that carries a high mortality risk.
For the study, the team evaluated the use of the drug rivaroxaban versus acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) to prevent strokes in patients with an enlarged left atrium
of the heart.
Global Banking News-October 12, 2018-Transseptal Solutions passes the US FDA's 510(k) clearance for the TSP Crosser Transseptal Access System for transcatheter left atrium
M2 PHARMA-October 12, 2018-Transseptal Solutions passes the US FDA's 510(k) clearance for the TSP Crosser Transseptal Access System for transcatheter left atrium