LAA Closure for Stroke Prevention: A SCAI Symposium at Great Wall Congress

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Activity Description:

Join Zhang Shu, MD, FHRS and Saibal Kar, MD, FSCAI for a special symposium at Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology. Sponsored by SCAI and endorsed by HRS, “LAA Closure for Stroke Prevention: Patient Selection and Practical Considerations” is a multi-disciplinary, evidence- and case-based symposium designed to provide an overview of all treatment modalities to provide better care to patients.

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Great Wall International Congress of Cardiology, China National Convention Center
Beijing, China

Course Directors/Faculty:

Saibal Kar, MD, FSCAI
Shu Zhang, MD, FHRS

Learning Objectives:

• Discuss the role of the Left Atrial Appendage in AF-related strokes
• To understand the indications and evidence for left atrial appendage closure (LAAC).
• Review appropriate LAAC patient selection criteria.
• Evaluate optimal LAAC clinical decision making strategies and procedural approaches.
• Assess clinical outcomes and practical aspects of LAAC.

Target Audience:

The target audience for this activity will include general cardiologists, stroke neurologists, electrophysiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and other physicians and associated healthcare professionals with an interest in the management of stroke in AF patients.

Contact Information:

Eric Grammer
Tel: 240-351-7369