Table 5

Comparison Between MDCT and TEE for Evaluation of the LAA Including Assessment of Patients for Percutaneous LAA Closure

MDCTTEE
LAA thrombus detection+2D/3D ++
Assessment of LAA function++++
LAA orifice size++2D + 3D ++
LAA morphology++2D + 3D ++
Evaluation of intracardiac structures+++2D + 3D +++
Evaluation of extracardiac structures+++-
Intraprocedural guidance-2D ++ 3D +++

Abbreviations as in Table 3.