Tag: Watchman FLX

Boston Scientific Initiates Trial Comparing Left Atrial Appendage Closure to Direct Oral Anticoagulants for Stroke Risk Reduction Post-AFib Ablation

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) has initiated the OPTION trial to compare safety and effectiveness of the next-generation WATCHMAN FLX™ left atrial appendage closure (LAAC) platform to first-line oral anticoagulants (OAC) – including direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) and warfarin – for stroke risk reduction in patients with […]

Boston Scientific Receives CE Mark for Next Generation WATCHMAN FLX™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) announced it has received CE Mark and initiated a limited market release of the next generation WATCHMAN FLX™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Device in Europe. Patients with AF are five times more likely to suffer a stroke than someone with a normal heart […]