FDA approves select use of Watchman atrial device

March 15, 2015 10:13 AM

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There has been a decade long research work, experiments, rocky data releases, various regulatory rejections; however, after all these meticulous hassles, the Watchman atrial device that works towards stroke risk reduction in cases of severe non-valvular atrial fibrillation, has been approved for rampant use by the US FDA.

Indeed this atrial appendage closure instrument or device is the first-of-the-kind product and alternative to warfarin, that has been in vogue over quite some time. The device can be used by individual suitable candidates who aim for warfarin and have rationale to seek some non-pharmacologic alterna...

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