How can WATCHMAN change your patient's story?

How can WATCHMANTM Change Your Patient's Story?

Here you can watch the testimonials of patients as they describe their personal experiences before and after treatment.

Click on a video to hear AF patients discuss how the WATCHMAN device has changed their lives.

 

Explore the medical profiles of non-valvular AF patients who can benefit from
WATCHMAN LAAC therapy

Major Bleeding Risk

Frank has health problems resulting from a fall that put him at risk for major bleeding

  • Age: 80
  • Involved Grandfather
  • NVAF, Congestive Heart Failure, Hypertension, Diabetes
  • CHA2DS2-VASc score: 5
  • HAS-BLED score: 2
  • He is suitable for warfarin and he is currently taking 5 mg warfarin daily

Frank has a history of falls, resulting in broken hip and cerebral contusion. His physician believes his medical conditions place him at high risk of major bleeding secondary to trauma.

Frank's physician determined he is a potential candidate for a WATCHMAN Implant

Case description for educational purposes; not a real patient case.

Previous bleeding events

Gwen experienced a bleeding event in the past which puts her at risk for major bleeding

  • Age: 65
  • Home Healthcare Assistant
  • NVAF, Hypertension, previous TIA
  • CHA2DS2-VASc score: 5
  • HAS-BLED score: 3
  • Currently taking 100 mg of aspirin daily

Gwen experienced gastrointestinal bleeding on warfarin and on apixaban. She has been taking aspirin (ASA) alone since her last GI bleed.

Gwen's physician determined she is a potential candidate for a WATCHMAN device.

Case description for educational purposes; not a real patient case.

High risk for bleeding

Abigail

  • Age: 72
  • Retired flight attendant
  • NVAF, Hypertension; Diabetes; kidney dysfunction
  • CHA2DS2-VASc score: 4
  • HAS-BLED score: 3

Abigail has severe kidney dysfunction, which precludes her from being able to use several kinds of oral anticoagulants. Her physician also believes she is at high risk for bleeding as a result of her kidney failure.

Abigail 's physician determined he is a potential candidate for a WATCHMAN Implant

Case description for educational purposes; not a real patient case.

Contraindication to OAC

Nikolas has history of bleeding and he is contraindicated to oral anticoagulants

  • Age: 77
  • Retired teacher
  • NVAF, Hypertension, Previous TIA
  • CHA2DS2-VASc score: 5
  • HAS-BLED score: 3
  • Currently taking 100 mg of aspirin daily

Nikolas has history of bleeding especially gastrointestinal, which makes him contraindicated to oral anticoagulants.

Nikolas' physician determined he is a potential candidate for WATCHMAN device.

Case description for educational purposes; not a real patient case.

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