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The WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device for Atrial Fibrillation
 

The WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device for Atrial Fibrillation

Article DOI: 10.3791/3671
February 28th, 2012

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Summary February 28th, 2012

The accompanying video describes a procedure for percutaneous placement of the WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Device. The WATCHMAN is a nitinol device designed to be permanently implanted at, or slightly distal to, the opening of the left atrial appendage (LAA) to trap blood clots before they exit the LAA, preventing thromboembolic stroke.

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