Atrial Fibrillation

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

AtriCure, AtriClip PRO2 LAA Exclusion System, left atrial appendage, FDA clearance
Technology | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016 — AtriCure Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance for the AtriClip...

post-operative atrial fibrillation, AFib, heart rate, rhythm control, ACC.16
News | Atrial Fibrillation | April 20, 2016

April 20, 2016 — In the first large randomized trial to directly compare two approaches to preventing...

Videos | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | April 15, 2016

David Holmes, M.D., professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and consultant, Department of Internal...

Xarelto, rivaroxaban, PMSS study, ACC 2016, NVAF, atrial fibrillation, stroke
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | April 08, 2016

April 8, 2016 — New data from an ongoing post-marketing study confirm the safety profile of Xarelto (rivaroxaban)...

Kardia Band, Alivecor

The Alivecor Kardia Band for the Apple Watch enables anyone to perform a medical-grade ECG anywhere.

Technology | Wearable Sensors | March 28, 2016

AliveCor, Inc., the leader in FDA-cleared electrocardiogram (ECG) technology for mobile devices, announced today the...

aMAZE Trial enrollment, The Valley Hospital NJ, atrial fibrillation
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | March 16, 2016

March 16, 2016 — The Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, N.J., is one of 15 U.S. sites currently enrolling patients in a...

Biotronik, BioMonitor 2, AF remote monitoring, atrial fibrillation, U.K. and Ireland
News | Remote Monitoring | March 14, 2016

March 14, 2016 — Biotronik announced that its BioMonitor 2 heart monitor is now available for patients in the United...

Technology | Ablation Systems | March 11, 2016

March 11, 2016 — Boston Scientific has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the Blazer Open...

AtriCure, AtriClip, ATLAS study, first patient enrolled, POAF, post-operative atrial fibrillation
News | Structural Heart | February 18, 2016

February 18, 2016 — AtriCure Inc. announced that the first patient was enrolled and treated at PinnacleHealth...

Watchman, LAA closure device, cost effectiveness, VIvek Reddy, stroke reduction, study
News | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | January 06, 2016

January 6, 2016 — A new study determined that the...

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News | ACC | December 22, 2015

December 22, 2015 — In 2015, results from the ITALIC and CvLPRIT trials, along with studies examining lifestyle...

ROCKET AF, executive committee, secondary analysis, rivaroxaban, FDA recall
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | December 17, 2015

December 17, 2015 — The ROCKET AF Clinical Trial Executive Committee announced its secondary analysis of the phase...

Biotronik, CLS, B3 clinical trial, atrial fibrillation, AF patients, stroke risk
News | EP Lab | December 08, 2015

December 8, 2015 — Biotronik announced the first patient enrollments to the B3 clinical trial. The study will...

coherex Wave Crest LAA Occluder

Coherex WaveCrest Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occlusion System.

News | November 24, 2015

November 24, 2015 — Biosense Webster announced it has acquired Coherex Medical Inc., a privately held medical device...

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