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BRIEF-Boston Scientific says positive European registry results for WATCHMAN left atrial appendage closure device
May 12, 2017 / 5:44 PM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-Boston Scientific says positive European registry results for WATCHMAN left atrial appendage closure device

May 12 (Reuters) - Boston Scientific Corp

* Boston scientific announces positive european registry results for watchman™ left atrial appendage closure device

* Boston scientific -data confirmed watchman device had a high implant success rate and was effective in stroke reduction for patients with non-valvular af

* Boston scientific- at one year post implantation of device, results show an 84 percent reduction in annual stroke rate as compared to predicted rates of untreated patients

* Boston scientific-above 70 percent of patients in study were deemed unsuitable for short or long-term anticoagulation at time of watchman implantation Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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