Dr James Freeman (Yale New Haven Hospital, CT, US) discusses the outcomes for the National Cardiovascular Data and Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion (NCDR LAAO) registry, which aims to better understand the safety and effectiveness of WATCHMAN percutaneous left atrial appendage (LAAO) procedures performed in the United States during the first three years of the registry. Discover the important implications of this data.
1. What is the background and objectives of this study?
2. What are the methods?
3. What are the results?
4. What conclusions can be made?
5. What are the implications of this data?
6. What are the take-home messages for physicians?
Recorded remotely from New Haven, 2020.
Interviewer: Victoria Perroud
Recording Editor: Dom Woodruff, Mike Knight