TCT 2022: Amulet occluder keeps pace with Watchman at three years

Long-term follow-up of patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) receiving the Amplatzer Amulet left atrial appendage occlusion (LAAO) device have shown continued safety and...

Study warns of “low quality” ICD information available in online videos

Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) information on YouTube is of low and highly-variable quality, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology (ACC)...

Researchers find link between COVID-19 and new-onset AF

A study in Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology has identified new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) in one in 20 patients hospitalised with COVID-19. Using data from the...

AHA calls for action to improve care following CIED infection

A new report from the American Heart Association’s (AHA’s) National Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device (CIED) Infection Initiative aims to improve adherence to guidelines on...

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