left auricle

left auricle

[TA]
the small conic projection from the left atrium of the heart.
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Left atrial cryoablation was performed from the opening of the right upper pulmonary vein to the midpoint of the left upper pulmonary vein opening via left atrial top, from the opening of the right lower pulmonary vein to the midpoint of left pulmonary vein opening, from the opening of the right lower pulmonary vein to the left auricle and from the right pulmonary vein opening to mitral annulus.
The patient persisted with shortness of breath and thoracic oppression; therefore, a conventional contrast-enhanced coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) was performed and showed a mass lesion of mixed density (46 mm x 40 mm x 65 mm) arising from the left circumflex coronary artery and compressing the left principal bronchus and left auricle [Figure 1].
On comparing, the ear indices it was observed that left auricle index found to be greater in females than right ones in males but same on both sides in male subjects.
Originating from the left aortic sinus, the LCA passes between the left auricle and pulmonary trunk to traverse the coronary sulcus (Drake et al.).
[19] The artery arose from postero-lateral part of LCx below and behind the left auricle. It passes posteriorly between the left auricle and ostium of left pulmonary vein.
Following location of the LAD between the pulmonary artery and the left auricle, the LAD was ligated using an 8-0 Prolene suture (Ethicon, Norderstedt, Germany).
The application points were established using the recommendations of the instrument's manufacturer Accordingly, 19 points on the right auricle, 18 on the left auricle, and 3 at the tip of the nose were stimulated in turn.
In miscellaneous category the commonest cause was tuberculosis, followed by aortic aneurysm, 2 cases and one case had enlarged (n=6) left auricle.
The pressure recording was established by a water-filled latex balloon, coupled to a pressure transducer (Statham), which was inserted into the left ventricular cavity via the left auricle.
An eleven-month-old girl was referred to our clinic from an outer center because of a mass on the left auricle. The patient's previous medical history was natural.
The coronary artery was ligated with a 5-0 silk suture underneath the left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) and 2-3 mm inferior to the left auricle. Significant ECG changes including widening of the QRS complex and elevation of ST segment, and color changes of the area at risk were considered a successful coronary occlusion and reperfusion.