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A lifetime of stroke risk reduction, without the lifelong risks of OACs

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One Time. For a Lifetime.

Protection against stroke risk. Protection against oral anticoagulant (OAC) bleed risk.

The WATCHMAN Implant is the one-time, minimally invasive procedure that protects your atrial fibrillation patients for life.

400,000+

Over 400,000 Afib patients have left blood thinners behind with WATCHMAN LAAC Devices1

Proven1

400,000+ patients
10+ clinical trials

Safe2

99% implant success rate
0.5% major adverse event rate*

Effective2

96.2% of patients discontinued NOAC at 45 days

Designed to treat a broad range of patient types

Previous bleed

A history of major or non‑major bleeding

Future bleed risk

A high risk of bleeding or at risk for falls

Lifestyle and occupation

Active lifestyle or occupation that poses bleeding risk

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Devices Upgraded to a 2a Class of Recommendation for patients with a contraindication to long-term OACs.3

This upgrade in recommended indication is based on additional safety and efficacy data for left atrial appendage occlusion devices, which includes the WATCHMAN™ Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Implant.

A 2b Class of Recommendation was added for patients with a high risk of major bleeding.

Protect your patients: Stroke risk reduction without the risks of OACs

Learn more about the WATCHMAN Implant and hear from cardiologists on this safe, OAC alternative for stroke risk reduction.

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The world's most studied and implanted LAAC device

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One Time. For a Lifetime.

* Procedure success defined as successful delivery and release of a WATCHMAN FLX device into the LAA** Occurrence of one of the following events between the time of implant and within 7 days following the procedure or by hospital discharge, whichever is later: all-cause death, ischemic stroke, systemic embolism, or device or procedure related events requiring open cardiac surgery or major endovascular intervention.

References:

  1. Represents all WATCHMAN models, including WATCHMAN FLX Devices.
  2. Kar, S., et al, Primary Outcome Evaluation of the Next Generation LAAC Device: Results from the PINNACLE FLX Trial, Circulation, 2021.
  3. Joglar JA et al. 2023 ACC/AHA/ACCP/HRS Guideline for the Diagnosis and Management of Atrial Fibrillation: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines. Circulation, 2024