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Percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion in South Africa

A P Dippenaar, P van der Bijl, M J Heradien, A Saaiman

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A P Dippenaar, Specialist Physician, Netcare Kuils River Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

P van der Bijl, Cardiologist, Netcare Kuils River Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

M J Heradien, Cardiologist, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, and Netcare Kuils River Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

A Saaiman, Cardiologist, Netcare Kuils River Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

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Keywords

Atrial fibrillation; Left atrial appendage occlusion; Warfarin; Oral anticoagulation; Stroke; Health policy; Embolism; Left atrial appendage

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2021;111(7):609. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2021.v111i7.15536

Article History

Date submitted: 2021-06-30
Date published: 2021-06-30

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