LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE OCCLUSION PROCEDURE (WATCHMAN)

What is a Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Procedure?

This is reserved for patients that have atrial fibrillation and an inability to tolerate being on blood thinners such as Coumadin, xarelto, eliquis, or pradaxa due to major bleeding, inability to regulate blood thinness levels  (eg INR varying), and occupation or lifestyle that places the patient at a high risk for bleeding. In the procedure, your doctor guides the device through a vein in your leg to the heart and across the atrial septum into the left atrial appendage. You will require to be monitored in the hospital for 24 hours after the procedure. 

HeartPlace Physicians Who Perform This Procedure:

 

HeartPlace Plano West has the best cardiologist in Plano, TX. We also offer electrophysiogy services for Plano, TX.

HEARTPLACE PLANO WEST

6124 West Parker Road
Medical Building 3, Suite 536
Plano, Texas 75093

Phone: 972-378-9560

Fax: 844-290-4363

Location Hours: 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm (M-F)

HEARTPLACE ALLEN

1105 Central Expressway North
Medical Building 2, 3rd Floor, Suite 2330

Allen, Texas 75013

Phone: 972-649-6511

Fax: 844-290-4360

Location Hours: 

8:00 am - 5:00 pm (M-F)

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