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co·apt

(kō'apt),
To join or fit together.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

coapt

(kō′ăpt) [L. coaptare, to fit together]
To bring together, as in suturing a laceration.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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The results from COAPT trial can have a significant impact on the management of patients with secondary MR.
* Use the sides or tips of a slightly open forceps to press or lift, rather than coapt or crush, for hemostasis.
In the COAPT trial, conducted in 614 patients over 24 months, MitraClip was associated with 47 percent fewer hospitalizations and 38 percent fewer deaths.
With the addition of the COAPT data for MitraClip in functional mitral regurgitation and the roadway ahead for Libre, Abbott has the ability to be a premium growth MedTech company for the near-to-midterm, Marcus tells investors in a research note.
The landmark COAPT study met both the primary safety and efficacy endpoints and all secondary endpoints, and showed treatment with MitraClip plus medical therapy was superior to medical therapy alone in reducing rates of heart failure hospitalizations and improving survival at two years.
Prior to that, she served as president, CEO and member of the board of directors of Coapt Systems Inc and as CFO of Thermage Inc.
Previously, DeBuono has served as president, CEO and member of the board of directors of Coapt Systems Inc as well as chief financial officer of Thermage Inc.