THE STRUCTURAL HEART DISEASE SUMMIT 2018

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LAA and PFO Closure - Interventional Prevention of Cardioembolic Stroke: A Technique-Oriented Course will provide cardiologists and other healthcare providers with the latest information on the technologies, indications, and outcomes of left atrial appendage (LAA) and patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure to prevent cardioembolic stroke. Live cases will be performed by experts in the field to demonstrate firsthand basic and advanced techniques of LAA and PFO closure. Imaging for preprocedural planning and procedural guidance will be emphasized. This course is designed to provide an overview of all treatment modalities—from current clinical data to how to perform the procedure—and methods to work through any complications in order to provide better care to patients.