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LAA Closure for Stroke Prevention: Open and Shut Case?

Atrial fibrillation patients often need lifelong use of blood thinners to reduce their risk of stroke. The WATCHMAN device is a left atrial appendage (LAA) closure implant that offers an alternative to warfarin. Cardiac electrophysiologist Dr. Bruce Stambler discusses the WATHCMAN vs. warfarin in a talk at Piedmont Heart’s Napa Valley Cardiology Conference.

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