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Expert Consensus on Transcatheter Left Atrial Appendage Closure
Review the recommendations from the SCAI/HRS Expert Consensus on Transcatheter Left Atrial Appendage Closure. Discuss patient selection, physician and institution requirements, and antithrombotic regimen recommendations. Understand the imaging recommendations and procedural complications related to LAAC. 
Faculty and Program
Jacqueline Saw, MD, FSCAI
David R. Holmes, MD, FSCAI
Patient Selection Criteria Future Directions

Clifford J. Kavinsky, MD, PhD, MSCAI 
Physician and Institutional Requirements for Performing LAAC 

Dee Dee Wang, MD, FSCAI 
Peri-Procedural & Post-Procedural Imaging Recommendations for LAAC 
Brian C. Whisenant, MD, FSCAI 
Procedural Complications Related to LAAC: How to Avoid and Manage Them
James V. Freeman MD, MPH, MS
Future Directions: Antithrombotic Regimen Recommendation Post-LAAC
Acknowledgement of Commercial Support
This activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Abbott and Boston Scientific. No in-kind support was received.
Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify patients for LAAC
  • Recognize the physician and institutional requirements for performing LAAC
  • Describe peri-procedural & post-procedural imaging recommendations for LAAC
  • Discuss the complications related to LAAC, and how to avoid and manage them
  • Recognize the significance of peri-device leak and device-related thrombus
Accredited Continuing Education Information

Accreditation Statement
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) is accredited by the 
Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

​Credit Designation
SCAI designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn up to 1.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Successful Completion
Watch the content and complete the evaluation to obtain credit.

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Availability: On-Demand
Access expires on 04/30/2025
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
1.25 CME Credits
1.25 ABIM-MOC Points
1.25 Participation Credits
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