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HRS 2015: Boston Scientific touts cost-saving data for Watchman

May 14, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Boston Scientific presents data at the Heart Rhythm Society's annual meeting showing that its Watchman anti-stroke device lowers costs compared with the blood thinner warfarin and aspirin.

HRS 2015: Boston Scientific touts cost-saving data for Watchman

HRS 2015: SentreHeart's Lariat device leads to 20% leak rate

May 14, 2015 by Fink Densford

Data from a study on patients whose left atrial appendage was treated with SentreHeart's Lariat ligation device show that 20% of patients developed leaks, with 3 leading to neurological events.

HRS 2015: SentreHeart's Lariat device leads to leaks

A study by researchers from the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute revealed a 20% rate of atrial leak development after 1 year in patients treated with SentreHeart's Lariat ligation device.

Medtronic launches in-office study of Reveal Linq heart monitor

May 7, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Medtronic launches a clinical trial of its Reveal Linq cardiac monitor to study in-office implantation of the device.

Medtronic launches in-office study of Reveal Linq cardiac monitor

Maquet's TigerPaw II recall is Class I

April 27, 2015 by Brad Perriello

The FDA issues a Class I recall of Maquet's TigerPaw left atrial appendage closure device.

FDA recalls Maquet's TigerPaw II device

Boston Scientific touts 1st Watchman implantations

March 25, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Boston Scientific touts the 1st commercial implantations of its Watchman anti-stroke heart implant.

Boston Scientific touts 1st Watchman implantations

UPDATE: Boston Scientific jumps on Watchman approval

March 16, 2015 by Brad Perriello

Shares of Boston Scientific jump today after the FDA approves its Watchman anti-stroke device.

UPDATE: Boston Scientific jumps on Watchman approval

Investors sent shares of Boston Scientific (NYSE:BSX) up nearly 4% today after the medical device company said the FDA approved its long-delayed Watchman anti-stroke device.

ACC 2015: St. Jude Medical's CardioMEMS HF lowers mortality, hospitalizations

March 16, 2015 by Brad Perriello

A retrospective analysis of St. Jude Medical's CardioMEMS HF implantable heart monitor shows it helps reduce death and hospitalization rates for heart failure patients.

ACC 2015: St. Jude Medical's CardioMEMS HF lowers mortality, hospitalizations