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1. (WO2018178979) LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE CLOSURE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/178979    International Application No.:    PCT/IL2018/050353
Publication Date: Fri Oct 05 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 28 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: A61B 17/12
A61B 17/29
A61B 17/00
A61B 17/30
Applicants: APPEND MEDICAL LTD.
Inventors: BERGER, Zachi
MEIRI, Oded
STERNIK, Leonid
Title: LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE CLOSURE
Abstract:
A left atrium appendage (LAA) isolator, including: a body sized and shaped to fit an at least partially inverted LAA of a human adult, wherein a distal end of said body defines a two-state sealing adaptor interface configured in a first state to apply a radially outward force against a wall of said LAA or against a wall of said LAA opening sufficient to anchor said body to the LAA wall, and in a second state the sealing adaptor interface is configured to apply a radially inward force on a portion of the inverted LAA positioned within said body.