Watchman Device: Quarter-sized device helps reduce stroke risk for atrial fibrillation patients

KNXVPublished: August 3, 2017Updated: August 4, 2017
Published: August 3, 2017Updated: August 4, 2017

Those with AFib are five times more likely to suffer from a stroke because it causes blood to pool in a part of the heart called the appendage, putting patients at a higher risk for a blood clot. Cardiologist Dr. Vijay Swarup uses the Watchman Device to help his patients suffering from AFib.

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