Left Atrial Appendage Ligation in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation Patients at High Risk for Embolic Events With Ineligibility for Oral AnticoagulationInitial Report of Clinical Outcomes

The authors assessed outcomes of left atrial appendage (LAA) ligation with the Lariat device in 139 patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AF) ineligible for oral anticoagulation. Acute closure was achieved in 99% of patients, and 90% had complete closure at...