Browsing by Author "Freixa, Xavier"

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  • Aguado, Ainhoa M.; Olivares Miyares, Andy Luis; Yagüe, Carlos; Silva, Etelvino; Nuñez-Garcia, Marta; Fernandez-Quilez, Álvaro; Mill, Jordi; Genua, Ibai; Arzamendi, Dabit; De Potter, Tom; Freixa, Xavier; Camara, Oscar (Frontiers, 2019)
    According to clinical studies, around one third of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) will suffer a stroke during their lifetime. Between 70 and 90% of these strokes are caused by thrombus formed in the left atrial ...
  • Mill, Jordi; Agudelo, Victor; Li, Chi Hion; Noailly, Jérôme; Freixa, Xavier; Camara, Oscar; Arzamendi, Dabit (S. Hirzel Verlag (SHV), 2021)
    Introduction and objectives: Left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) can be an efficient treatment to prevent strokes in patients who suffer from atrial fibrillation, especially those at risk of bleeding. A non-negligible ...
  • García-Isla, Guadalupe; Olivares Miyares, Andy Luis; Silva, Etelvino; Nuñez-Garcia, Marta; Butakoff, Constantine; Sanchez-Quintana, Damian; Morales, Hernán G.; Freixa, Xavier; Noailly, Jérôme; De Potter, Tom; Camara, Oscar (Wiley, 2018)
    The left atrial appendage (LAA) is a complex and heterogeneous protruding structure of the left atrium (LA). In atrial fibrillation patients, it is the location where 90% of the thrombi are formed. However, the role of the ...
  • Mill, Jordi; Agudelo, Victor; Olivares Miyares, Andy Luis; Pons Vidal, Maria Isabel; Silva, Etelvino; Nuñez-Garcia, Marta; Morales Ferez, Xabier; Arzamendi, Dabit; Freixa, Xavier; Noailly, Jérôme; Camara, Oscar (MDPI, 2021)
    Atrial fibrillation (AF) is nowadays the most common human arrhythmia and it is considered a marker of an increased risk of embolic stroke. It is known that 99% of AF-related thrombi are generated in the left atrial ...
  • Cepas-Guillen, Pedro L.; Echarte-Morales, Julio; Flores-Umanzor, Eduardo; Fernandez-Valledor, Andrea; Caldentey, Guillem; Viana-Tejedor, Ana; Martinez Gomez, Eduardo; Tundidor-Sanz, Elena; Borrego-Rodriguez, Javier; Vidal, Pablo; Llagostera Martín, Marc; Quiroga Arbones, Xavier; Freixa, Xavier; Fernández-Vázquez, Felipe; Sabaté, Manel (Wiley, 2021)
    Background: Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) remains one of the leading causes of mortality for women, increasing with age. There is an unmet need regarding this condition in a fast-growing and predominantly female population, ...