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Cardiology Societies Urge Registry For Left-Atrial Appendage Closure Devices

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

The American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Society, and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions released an overview of left atrial appendage occlusion devices, specifically Boston Scientific's Watchman and SentreHEART's Lariat.

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