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CAPTURE trial published in JACC

The CAPTURE (Carotid Artery Implant for Trapping Upstream Emboli for Preventing Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Patients) clinical trial is a first-in-human, four center, non-randomized, feasibility study of the CCA filter. An independent Data Safety Monitoring Board oversaw the safety of the trial, and an independent Clinical Events Committee adjudicated endpoint events.

FDA hopes new disruptive wearables will lead to ‘universal digital future in healthcare’

The FDA is hopeful that devices like the new Apple (NSDQ:AAPL) Watch, which is designed to provide on-the-spot electrocardiogram tests and detect atrial fibrillation, will lead to a “reimagination of healthcare delivery”.