Find resources that can help you start a conversation about WATCHMAN, whether with your cardiologist or your loved one who has atrial fibrillation. All the videos and guides on this site, and more, can be found here.
Judith was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation and while waiting for ablation, she had a small stroke. She was put on warfarin, but had another small stroke so they took her off warfarin, but she had a major stroke that paralysed down her left side. Judith discussed left atrial appendage closure therapy option with her doctor. See her story.
WATCHMAN is for people with atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem who need an alternative to oral anticoagulants. This website is intended to provide patients and caregivers with some information about the WATCHMAN Implant. It may help prepare you for talking to your doctor about your options for reducing stroke risk.
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