Prapa Kanagaratnam - Post device implant; follow-up and pharma strategies
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 per device.
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.