LAA closure for stroke prophylaxis in atrial fibrillation


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In this educational supplement, sponsored by Boston Scientific, Cardiovascular News explores left atrial appendage closure with the WATCHMANTM device. Contents include:

  • Is oral anticoagulation the right treatment for stroke prevention in all atrial fibrillation patients?
  • LAA closure with the WATCHMAN™ device: A clinically proven treatment
  • The WATCHMAN™ device in clinical practice
  • Exploring the benefits of LAA closure as a minimally invasive procedure
  • Selecting the right patient for percutaneous LAA closure with WATCHMAN™
  • “I am not worried about having a stroke now that I have had a WATCHMAN™ fitted”

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