WATCHMAN™

Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device

The WATCHMAN Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device is a proven alternative to long-term warfarin therapya for stroke risk reduction in patients with atrial fibrillation.

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Stop the Stroke Where It Starts

The WATCHMAN™ LAA closure technology is intended to prevent thrombus embolization from the left atrial appendage and reduce the risk of life-threatening bleeding events in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation who are eligible for anticoagulation therapy or who have contraindication to anti-coagulation therapy.

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WATCHMAN Unique LAAC Design

Proximal Face

Proximal Face
Minimizes surface area facing the left atrium to reduce post-implant thrombus formation

Intra-LAA Design

Intra-LAA Design
Unique intra-LAA design to avoid contact with the left atrial wall and prevent complications

Nitinol Frame

Nitinol Frame
Conforms to the unique anatomy of the LAA to reduce emoblization risk

Nitinol Frame

Engineered to conform to the unique anatomy of the LAA to reduce embolization risk
Flexible strut design with fixation anchors to distribute radial force from the LAA wall

Self expanding nitinol framethat reaches its ideal shape once exposed to a patient‘s internal body temperature

Nitinol Frame

Intra-LAA Design

Unique Intra-LAA design to avoid Left Atrial complications such as erosion and interference with surrounding anatomy:1-3

  • Intra-LAA placement reduces risk of device erosion by avoiding contact with the Left Atrial wall
  • Intra-LAA placement minimizes the potential that the device may interfere with LUPV and Mitral Valve

Intra-LAA Design

Proximal Face

Optimized proximal face design to minimize thrombus formation1-3

160 micron PET fabric intended to promote endothelialisation during healing process

Small proximal face and low profile screw to minimize the surface area where thrombus can form

Proximal Face

WATCHMAN™ Proven Results

  • Largest body of clinical evidence, with over 2000 patients studied and 2 completed randomized trials
  • With over 4 years of follow-up, WATCHMAN™ continues to provide long-term stroke risk reduction without the need for long-term oral anti-coagulation therapy
  • Proven safe, effective and statistically superiora alternative to long-term warfarin therapy for primary efficacy

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