Device for irregular heartbeat may be more cost-effective than medication

Posted by on June 16, 2016 3:02 pm
Categories: health

A new study may support the use of a device for patients suffering from irregular heart rhythms. The Watchman is a catheter-delivered device that is permanently implanted in the opening of the left atrial appendage (LAA), a small appendage of tissue that projects off one of the upper chambers of the heart.

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