J.Adderton has 26 years experience as a BSN, MSN .
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Recently, I noticed an increase in patients undergoing the WATCHMAN procedure to reduce the risk of stroke with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib). It was not until my father was scheduled for the procedure that I set out to understand how the device worked. This article will provide an overview of the WATCHMAN implant and how it dramatically reduces the risk of stroke with Afib.