PLAATO - What does PLAATO stand for? The Free Dictionary
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|PLAATO||Percutaneous Left Atrial Appendage Transcatheter Occlusion|
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Unlike the PLAATO
device, the fabric of the Watchman device is permeable to blood (9).
device was implanted in 94 of the 99 patients.
In extensive canine studies and a few humans treated to date, PLAATO
has achieved excellent sealing and healing of the ostium of the left atrial appendage, Dr.
Professor Antonio Bartorelli, another prominent European cardiologist and PLAATO
investigator from the Centro Cardiologico in Milan, Italy, agreed that, "PLAATO
is a very attractive means of stroke prophylaxis for patients who have problems with anticoagulants.