Ole De Backer, TCT 2022: The use of cardiac computed tomography-based patient-specific computational simulations in left atrial appendage (LAA) closure
When performing percutaneous left atrial appendage (LAA) closure, challenges arise that impact clinical outcomes and cardiac computed tomography (CCT)- based patient-specific computational simulations provide device-host interactions. In this touchCARDIO interview, we speak with Dr Ole De Backer (Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark) to discuss these challenges and the use of cardiac computed tomography (CCT)- based patient-specific computational simulations in LAA closure to combat these.
The abstract entitled ‘The Value of FEops HEARTguide™ Computational Modeling in the Planning of Percutaneous LAA Closure: The PREDICT LAA Trial’ was presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) conference, 16 – 19, September 2022.
- What are the challenges in obtaining a successful percutaneous left atrial appendage (LAA) closure? (0:17)
- Could you tell us a little about the use of cardiac computed tomography (CCT)- based patient-specific computational simulations in LAA closure? (1:02)
Disclosures: Ole De Backer has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.
Support: Interview and filming supported by Touch Medical Media. Interview conducted by Danielle Crosby.
Filmed as a highlight of TCT 2022
Access more content on Atrial Fibrillation here and Interventional Cardiology here
Share this Video
Related Videos In Interventional Cardiology
Gregg Stone, ACC 2023: Transcatheter edge-to-edge repair for functional mitral regurgitation in heart failure
Transcatheter edge-to-edge repair (TEER) is a minimally invasive procedure that can effectively treat functional mitral regurgitation in heart failure patients. Compared to traditional surgical approaches, TEER offers benefits such as reduced hospital stay, lower risk of bleeding and infection, and faster recovery time. Additionally, TEER has been found to improve symptoms and quality of life […]
Gregg Stone, ACC 2023: COAPT trial results – Transcatheter edge-to-edge repair with MitraClip device for functional mitral regurgitation in heart failure
The COAPT trial investigated the use of the MitraClip a novel device for patients with secondary mitral regurgitation, a condition in which blood leaks backward through the mitral valve into the left atrium of the heart. In this touchCARDIO interview Dr Gregg Stone (Mount Sinai Heart Health System, New York City, NY, USA) discusses the […]
Hyo-Soo Kim, ACC 2023: Guidelines for the use of short-term dual antiplatelet therapy after coronary intervention
The guidelines for the use of short-term dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after coronary intervention vary depending on the patient’s clinical situation and the type of intervention performed. In this touchCARDIO interview, we speak with Prof. Hyo-Soo Kim (Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea) to discuss the current guidelines for the […]
Journal articles and more to your inbox
Get the latest clinical insights from touchCARDIOSign me up!