Left Atrial Appendage
Conditions We Treat
- Atrial fibrillation
- Atrial flutter
- Atrial tachycardia
- Previous stroke
Meet Your Care Team
- Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, Arrhythmias, Arrhythmias - Ablation, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Medicine, Implantable Defibrillator Insertion
- Cardiovascular Medicine, Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Valve Center, Heart Valve Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Disease
Left Atrial Appendage: Why Choose Vanderbilt
- Recognized care
Vanderbilt is consistently ranked among the nation’s best by leading authorities on health care quality. People from throughout the Southeast and across the country rely on us for the best and most innovative care possible.
- Knowledge and experience
We are one of the busiest hospitals in the U.S. for left atrial appendage (LAA) closure. Our experience means quality care for you.
- Skilled clinicians
With special expertise in atrial fibrillation and LAA closure, our electrophysiologists have had extensive training in treating heart rhythm disorders. They have published research on innovative LAA closure techniques, and they train other cardiologists in this highly specialized field. Our team is uniquely qualified to provide the care you need.
- Clinical trials
As part of an academic medical center, we offer access to some of the most promising new approaches being tested in clinical trials. Find a clinical trial.
- Excellent outcomes
Thanks to our skilled team and innovative technologies, most of our patients enjoy a lower risk of stroke and no longer need blood thinners. Most procedures are minimally invasive and take about 30 minutes. Patients have little if any pain and usually go home the next day.
Tests, Treatments and Services
We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:
- Amulet™ LAA occluder
- AtriClip® LAA Exclusion System
- LARIAT procedure
- WATCHMAN device
- WATCHMAN FLX™ device