Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion Study III "LAAOS III"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

1. Greater than 18 years of age
2. Undergoing a clinically indicated cardiac surgical procedure with the use of cardiopulmonary bypass
3. Have a documented history of atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter
4. CHA2DS2-VASc score ≥ 2
5. Have provided informed consent

Exclusion Criteria

1. Patients undergoing off-pump cardiac surgery
2. Patients undergoing any of the following procedures:
- heart transplant
- complex congenital heart surgery
- sole indication for surgery is ventricular assist device insertion
- previous cardiac surgery requiring opening of the pericardium
- mechanical valve implant
3. Patients who have had a previous placement of a percutaneous left atrial appendage closure device