28.-29.08.2014: LAA Conference, Munich, Germany

The Munich Conference on Endpoints and Definitions in Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Therapy

Scientific committee:
Prof. Thorsten Lewalter, MD, Munich, Germany
Prof. Apostolos Tzikas, MD, Thessaloniki, Greece
Prof. A. John Camm, MD, London, UK


This meeting was a physician-initiated conference to generate an expert consensus and statement on important and not yet sufficiently determined endpoints and definitions in left atrial appendage occlusion therapy.

The conference was organized in cooperation with the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions (EAPCI), and the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society (ECAS) and was endorsed by the German AFNET. Financial support was provided by the companies St. Jude Medical and Boston Scientific.

A consensus statement summarizing the results of the meeting will be published in the beginning of 2015.