Boston Scientific Initiates OPTION Study of Watchman FLX Device for Stroke Risk Reduction Post-AF Ablation

Boston Scientific Initiates OPTION Study of Watchman FLX Device for Stroke Risk Reduction Post-AF Ablation

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  • The OPTION study involves assessing of Watchman FLX left atrial appendage closure vs oral anticoagulants (OAC) including direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) & warfarin in 1,600 patients with non-valvular AF who undergo a cardiac ablation across 130 sites globally
  • The OPTION study will have its 1EPs as all cause death, stroke and systemic embolism with primary safety endpoint as non-procedural bleeding @ 36mos.
  • The WATCHMAN FLX is a device, designed for simplified implantation, enhancing sealing within the left atrial appendage, and offer physicians to recapture and reposition the device during the procedure and has received CE Mark in Mar’19

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