Impression Video: 4th Global Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Summit 2014
About this lecture
The objective of the 4th Global Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Summit 2014 is to share ideas, thoughts and exchange experiences among experienced LAA closure devices and experts in the field of stroke prevention. It is designed to go beyond discussing the current available clinical data and aims to address the interests of various, potential, referring physicians.
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.