From the case: Watchman device

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- “ Although oral anticoagulation (e.g. warfarin) can significantly reduce the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, these medications ...”

Used in the following article:

  • Watchman device - “ Watchman device is a permanent left atrial appendage closure device, which is percutaneously implanted to prevent embolization of thrombus from th...”
  • Left atrial appendage closure devices - “ Left atrial appendage (LAA) closure devices are implantable cardiac devices which are placed in the left atrial appendage for stroke prevention in...”
  • Medical devices in the thorax - “ Medical devices in the thorax are regularly observed by radiologists when reviewing radiographs and CTs. Extrathoracic devices tubing, clamps, s...”

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