Atrial Fibrillation

This channel includes news and new technology innovations for the treatment of atrial fibrillation, AF, afib. 

AtriCure, AtriClip PRO2 LAA Exclusion System, CE Mark, left atrial appendage occlusion
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | July 05, 2016

July 5, 2016 — AtriCure Inc. announced that it has received CE Mark for the AtriClip PRO2 Left Atrial Appendage (LAA...

U.K., NHS studies, weekend effect, hospital admission, atrial fibrillation, heart failure
News | Clinical Study | June 28, 2016

June 28, 2016 — New research shows patients admitted to National Health Service (NHS) hospitals in the United...

anticoagulants, U.S. market, Technavio, 2020, trends
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 25, 2016

May 25, 2016 — Technavio’s latest report on the U.S....

Watchman, left atrial appendage closure, LAA occluder, LAA. LAAO, laa occluder, left atrial appendage, Watchman

The Boston Scientific Watchman device is currently the only transcatheter LAA occluder cleared for use in the United States.

Feature | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | May 20, 2016 | Dave Fornell

Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects nearly 6 million Americans and the condition puts them at significantly greater...

News | Atrial Fibrillation | May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016 — Physician-researchers in the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati have developed a...

St. Jude Medical, EuroPCR 2016 studies, FFR, LAAO, left atrial appendage occlusion, fractional flow reserve, Amplatzer
News | Cath Lab | May 19, 2016

May 19, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced results from two cardiovascular clinical trials presented at EuroPCR...

News | Ablation Systems | May 11, 2016

May 11, 2016 — Patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome who receive...

News | Pacemakers | May 09, 2016

May 9, 2016 — Results from a first-of-its-kind study identify a significant increase in the incidence of...

warfarin, atrial fibrillation, dementia, Intermountain Healthcare Study, HRS 2016
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 09, 2016

May 9, 2016 — A new study has found an increased risk of dementia in patients with...

atrial fibrillation risk, heart failure, African Americans, Hispanics, whites, HRS 2016
News | Atrial Fibrillation | May 09, 2016

May 9, 2016 — A new study presented at the Heart Rhythm Society’s 37th Annual Scientific Sessions, found that among...

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