Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders

Lariat Procedure Reduces Stroke Risk in Patients Who Cannot Tolerate Blood Thinn

Shore University Medical Center is one of only a handful of hospitals in the country offering the recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved Lariat Suture Delivery Device procedure. Electrophysiologists and interventional cardiologist...

Here are my predictions for technologies to watch in the coming year that have the potential to fundamentally change the practice of cardiology:
October 13, 2014 — After reviewing updated data and analysis for the Boston Scientific Watchman left atrial appendage (LAA) closure device, the U.S. Food and...
AtriCure AtriClip Flex Atrial Fibrillation Therapies Cardiac Surgery LAA Occlude
AtriCure Inc. announced the introduction of the AtriClip Flex, a new device with a more flexible aluminum shaft that allows surgeons to better maneuver within...
July 22, 2014 — AtriCure announced it has sold more than 34,000 AtriClip left atrial appendage (LAA) exclusion system devices worldwide.
AtriCure AtriClip Flex Atrial Fibrillation Therapies Cardiac Surgery LAA Occlude
AtriClip Flex is a new device from AtriCure with a more flexible aluminum shaft that allows surgeons to better maneuver within a patient’s
The TigerPaw System II is a mechanical occlusion device developed by LAAx Inc. When implanted, TigerPaw II safely and effectively occludes...
The Simbionix Angio Mentor is a virtual reality-training simulator, providing hands-on practice in a simulated environment for endovascular...
A device for excluding the left atrial appendage has received clearance from the FDA. AtriCure, Inc. has received clearance from the U.S....

Articles

atrial fibrillation, LARIAT
Doctors at the Stony Brook Heart Institute Electrophysiology Lab are using a new nonsurgical technique called the Lariat Suture Delivery Device to treat...
Watchman, LAA occluder, atrial fibrillation
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee voted favorably Dec. 11 in a 13-1 vote...
laa occluders structural heart atrial fibrillation atricure atriclip exclusion
AtriCure Inc., a developer of solutions to treat atrial fibrillation, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) approval to begin enrollment in...
LAA occluder, Watchman
According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the anticipated Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Boston Scientific's Watchman device will...

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