Tag: LAA closure

Novel device “safely obliterates” left atrial appendage with minimal amount left...

The novel left atrial appendage (LAA) closure device Appligator (Append Medical) was a finalist in the 2019 ICI Innovation Award Competition (Innovation in Cardiovascular...

Analysis of LAA closure devices reveals post-approval spike in safety events

  A retrospective study conducting a safety assessment and comparison between two percutaneous devices commonly used for left atrial appendage (LAA) closure in the US­...

CSI 2017: Global postmarket surveillance study to explore use of LAmbre...

LifeTech, at the 2017 Congenital and Structural Intervention Congress (CSI; 28 June—1 July, Frankfurt, Germany), announced the launch of a three-year global postmarket surveillance...

No significant differences between Watchman and Amplatzer in first comparison

Results from the first study to compare outcomes of two left atrial appendage closure devices—Watchman (Boston Scientific) and Amplatzer (St Jude Medical)—indicate that there...