Nigerian doctor becomes 1st physician to successfully implant 100 patients with watchman device
Again another Nigerian, Oluseun Alli who worked with Novant Health Presbyterian Hospital has made the country proud after he becomes the first health expect to implant 100 patients with Watchman device
According to ANPA, Watchman device is said to be a permanent heart gadget that is approved and is used to combat stroke in patients through what is called non-valvular atrial fibrillation.
The device is inserted into patients on other to assist them deal with stroke. It is fixed into the system once and is neither replaced nor noticeable outside the body.
Alli said he is very proud to have helped patients deal with life-threatening situations in the way he could.
“The WATCHMAN device is a novel alternative for patients with non-valvular AF at risk for a stroke, especially those with a compelling reason not to be on blood thinners,” he said.