Tag: Watchman

BIBA Briefings: Longest and largest follow-up data for Watchman supports its...

Data from the CAP and CAP2 registries—which contain the longest and largest follow-up of patients—add to previous evidence that left atrial appendage closure (LAAC)...

Boston Scientific initiates trial comparing left atrial appendage closure to direct...

According to a press release, Boston Scientific has initiated the OPTION trial to compare safety and effectiveness of the next-generation Watchman FLX left atrial...

Simultaneous TAVI and left atrial appendage closure is feasible

Thomas S Gilhofer (University Heart Center, Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland) and others report in Structural Heart that a combined procedure...

TCT 2017: Vivek Reddy on the final outcomes of PREVAIL and...

Boston Scientific has announced the final five-year outcomes data from the PREVAIL study during a late-breaking clinical trial session at this year’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT;...

TCT 2017: Boston Scientific reveals presentations at conference

Boston Scientific has announced key data will be presented at next week’s Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting (29 October–2 November, Denver, USA). For example,...

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...

TCT 2016: Boston Scientific announces scheduled presentations

Boston Scientific has announced key data that will be presented at the 2016 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) meeting (29 October–2 November, Washington, DC, USA)....

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...

Rose Medical Center among first hospitals in Colorado to offer Watchman

Rose Medical Center has become one of the first hospitals in Colorado (USA) to offer patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation percutaneous left atrial appendage closure...

CMS recognises LAAO Registry as approved registry to meet national coverage...

An American College of Cardiology (ACC) press statement reports that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has identified the LAAO Registry as...