Left atrial appendage closure device implantation in patients with prior intracranial hemorrhage
Dr. Venu Menon, Director of the Cardiovascular Fellowship Program and Section Head, Clinical Cardiology discusses with Erika Hutt, MD a first year cardiovascular fellow the use of the WATCHMAN, a left atrial appendage closure device, in patients with prior intracranial hemorrhage. Her study was recently published in Heart Rhythm. Drs. Menon and Hutt talk about the study, the patient population as well as the findings and what this means for this patient population in the future.