WATCHMAN LAA Closure Device Implant


Publication Title
Boston Scientific
Publication/Creation Date
June 16 2016
Creators/Contributors
Boston Scientific Corportation (creator)
Food And Drug Administration (FDA) (contributor)
Media Type
Corporate Video
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
The WATCHMAN LAA Closure Technology consists of a delivery catheter and a device that is permanently implanted in the left atrial appendage (LAA) of the heart. The device, often referred to as the WATCHMAN, prevents LAA blood clots from entering the bloodstream and potentially causing a stroke.
HCI Platform
Implantables
Discursive Type
Inventions
Location on Body
Heart
Augments
Living, Treating
Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8O2Hba-JQoQ&t=42s
https://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/DeviceApprovalsandClearances/Recently-ApprovedDevices/ucm440621.htm

Date archived
May 10 2017
Last edited
October 19 2018
How to cite this entry
Boston Scientific Corportation. (June 16 2016). "WATCHMAN LAA Closure Device Implant". Boston Scientific. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/index.php/Detail/objects/2001