Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders

This channel includes news and new technology innovations about Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders. These close off the LAA in patients with atrial fibrillation to prevent the formation of stroke-causing clots than embolize to brain.

Technology | June 28, 2013

June 28, 2013 — Maquet Cardiovascular LLC announced it has acquired LAAx Inc., a privately held company that has...

Boston Scientific Watchmen Left Atrial Appendage Closure Atrial Fibrillation
Feature | May 13, 2013

May 13, 2013 — Boston Scientific reports that the four-year follow-up data from the PROTECT AF...

Simbionix ANGIO Mentor Structural Heart Simulator Models
Technology | May 02, 2013

May 2, 2013 — Simbionix USA Corp. released various training modules for the Angio Mentor endovascular simulator....

Boston Scientific Watchmen Left Atrial Appendage Closure Atrial Fibrillation
Feature | March 19, 2013

March 19, 2013 — Boston Scientific reports preliminary data in the PREVAIL clinical trial met two out of three co-...

Feature | March 13, 2013

March 13, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the first patient implant in a new pivotal trial evaluating the...

Amplatzer Amulet St. Jude Medical Left Atrial Appendage Occluders
Feature | January 29, 2013

January 29, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced European CE mark approval of its Amplatzer Amulet...

News | July 06, 2012

July 6, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. has completed enrollment in the PREVAIL confirmatory study, designed to gain...

News | May 14, 2012

May 14, 2012 — Boston Scientific announced results from the ASA Plavix (ASAP) study, which studied the Watchman...

Videos | Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Occluders | April 06, 2012

Siemens' AcuNav V 3-D intracardiac echo (ICE) catheter offers detailed, live 3-D images of the interior of the heart...

Feature | February 01, 2012 | Dave Fornell

Based on my observations and those of the doctors on the Diagnostic & Interventional Cardiology Editorial...

News | January 25, 2012

January 25, 2012 — Which Medical Device announced the winner of its Device of the Year Award 2011 in the cardiology...

News | January 25, 2012

January 25, 2012 — Terumo Cardiovascular Systems entered into an exclusive agreement with LAAx Inc. to distribute...

News | November 18, 2011

November 18, 2011 – Boston Scientific’s Watchman left atrial appendage (LAA) closure device has been implanted in...

Feature | August 25, 2011

August 25, 2011 – Transcatheter structural heart occluder maker Occlutech said this week it closed a 15 million Euro...

News | May 23, 2011

May 23, 2011 -- Boston Scientific Corporation announced results from a clinical study evaluating the use of its...

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