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Pulmonary artery and left atrial appendage anatomical relationship using electrocardiogram-gated computed tomography: An important aspect of left atrial appendage occlusion

Dorota Anna Kulawiak-Gałąska, Rafał Gałąska, Maksymilian Mielczarek, Piotr Drewla, Miłosz Jaguszewski, Marcin Fijałkowski, Michał Studniarek
DOI: 10.5603/CJ.a2021.0024
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Pubmed: 33634841

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Published online: 2021-02-16

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atrial fibrillation, left atrial appendage occlusion, multidetector computed tomography

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Title

Pulmonary artery and left atrial appendage anatomical relationship using electrocardiogram-gated computed tomography: An important aspect of left atrial appendage occlusion

Journal

Cardiology Journal

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Ahead of print

Article type

Research Letter

Published online

2021-02-16

DOI

10.5603/CJ.a2021.0024

Pubmed

33634841

Keywords

atrial fibrillation
left atrial appendage occlusion
multidetector computed tomography

Authors

Dorota Anna Kulawiak-Gałąska
Rafał Gałąska
Maksymilian Mielczarek
Piotr Drewla
Miłosz Jaguszewski
Marcin Fijałkowski
Michał Studniarek

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