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.

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 clinical trial...
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. The...
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 Left Atrial...
News | July 06, 2012
July 6, 2012 — Boston Scientific Corp. has completed enrollment in the PREVAIL confirmatory study, designed to gain U.S...
News | May 14, 2012
May 14, 2012 — Boston Scientific announced results from the ASA Plavix (ASAP) study, which studied the Watchman Left...
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 Advisory...
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 the...
News | November 18, 2011
November 18, 2011 – Boston Scientific’s Watchman left atrial appendage (LAA) closure device has been implanted in the...
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...
News | May 18, 2011
May 18, 2011 - Jasbir Sra, M.D., and Tanvir Bajwa, M.D., are the first in Wisconsin to implant a new device in a...