• The Promise

    LAA closure can reduce the risk of stroke in patients with AFib without  the need for anticoagulants

  • The Reality

    First-generation approaches to LAA closure are difficult to use, require complex imaging and do not seal adequately

    Viles-Gonzalez J, Kars S, Douglas P, et al. The clinical impact of incomplete left atrial appendage closure with the Watchman device in patients with atrial fibrillation: a PROTECT AF substudy. J Am Coll Cardiol 2012;59:923-29.
  • The Future

    The first LAA closure device that conforms to the patient’s anatomy