Intracardiac echocardiography to guide left atrial appendage closure with Watchmann FLX device. A single-center study.
Introduction. Intracardiac echocardiography (ICE-Abbot ViewFlex) is used increasingly as an alternative to transoesophageal echocardiography (TEE) to guide left atrial appendage closure (LAAC). ICE allows LAAC to be carried out under local anesthesia and can be performed by the interventional cardiologist, as sole operator. Previous works on ICE-guided LAAC are…