Dabit Arzamendi - What to do after the implant? Followup strategies for imaging and pharmacology
About this lecture
New ideas and strategies are upcoming to answer the question to decide on what to do after implantation. What is a practical follow-up protocol? What drugs should be prescribed after implantation. How many TEE and anticoagulation. Different approach / practice
David Hildick Smith - What’s new: clinical data published and presented since last year
New clinical data for left atrial appendage occlusion therapy, presented & published in 2016. Includes a critical review of the Stroke Prevention section in the 2016 ESC Atrial Fibrillation guidelines.
Matthew Price - What’s new: cost effectiveness and health economics
Why might LAA occlusion therapy be cost effective, despite a high procedural cost? This presentation is an overview of the health economics data available for left atrial appendage closure therapy.