Boston Scientific’ WATCHMAN FLX Pro Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device Receives the US FDA Approval for Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation
- The US FDA has approved the latest-generation WATCHMAN FLX Pro LAAC device to reduce stroke risk in patients with NVAF who need an alternative to oral anticoagulation therapy. The device features a polymer coating, visualization markers & a broader size matrix to treat a wider range of patients
- The device is currently being studied in the (WATCHMAN FLX Pro CT) premarket study using multiple imaging modalities to evaluate post-procedural device tissue coverage & will also be assessed in the post-market (HEAL-LAA) study which is expected to be initiated over the coming weeks
- This device is designed to enhance post-procedural healing, improve the precision of WATCHMAN FLX Pro implants, and expand the size range of treatable appendages, available in a new 40mm size option
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