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Figure 2: Atriclip for exclusion of the left atrial appendage (From Salzberg SP, et al. left atrial appendage clip occlusion: Early clinical results. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010; 139:1269-74. Used with permission). (a) Reusable Miltex deployment tool. LAA clip is loaded onto the jaws of this tool. (b) LAA mobilized within the clip (1) near the pulmonary veins (2) and pulmonary artery (3) with operator's hand (4) mobilizing the heart.

Figure 2: Atriclip for exclusion of the left atrial appendage (From Salzberg SP, <i>et al</i>. left atrial appendage clip occlusion: Early clinical results. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010; 139:1269-74. Used with permission). (a) Reusable Miltex deployment tool. LAA clip is loaded onto the jaws of this tool. (b) LAA mobilized within the clip (1) near the pulmonary veins (2) and pulmonary artery (3) with operator's hand (4) mobilizing the heart.