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Articles by Phillip Lurz in JoVE
The WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device for Atrial Fibrillation
Sven Möbius-Winkler, Marcus Sandri, Norman Mangner, Phillip Lurz, Ingo Dähnert, Gerhard Schuler
University of Leipzig Heart Center
The accompanying video describes a procedure for percutaneous placement of the WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Device. The WATCHMAN is a nitinol device designed to be permanently implanted at, or slightly distal to, the opening of the left atrial appendage (LAA) to trap blood clots before they exit the LAA, preventing thromboembolic stroke.
Other articles by Phillip Lurz on PubMed
Functional Outcomes After the Ross (pulmonary Autograft) Procedure Assessed with Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
Heart (British Cardiac Society). Feb, 2010 | Pubmed ID: 19542074
To assess autograft, homograft and ventricular function, as well as exercise capacity, in adult patients who have undergone the Ross procedure.
MRI May Be Sufficient for Noninvasive Assessment of Great Vessel Stents: an in Vitro Comparison of MRI, CT, and Conventional Angiography
AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology. Oct, 2010 | Pubmed ID: 20858811
The purpose of this study was to compare the diagnostic performance of MRI and CT assessment of great vessel stents in an in vitro model.