The Heart Group of Syracuse is pleased to offer the WATCHMAN. WATCHMAN is for people with atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem who need an alternative to warfarin. The WATCHMAN Device is a permanent implant designed to close the left atrial appendage in the heart in an effort to reduce the risk of stroke.
Beyond Blood Thinners
People with AFib often face the lifelong use of blood thinners to reduce their risk of stroke. WATCHMAN is a one-time procedure with a proven safety record.
For All the Right Reasons
WATCHMAN effectively reduces the risk of stroke—without the risk of bleeding that can come with the long-term use of warfarin (the most common blood thinner)