Global Left Atrial Appendage (Laa) Closure Market – Opportunity and Forecast 2016

Global Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) Closure Market Share, Size, Trends, Analysis, Overview, Competitive Scenario and Forecasts, 2016-2020

Market outlook of the left atrial appendage closure market
The left atrial appendage (LAA) is a small ear-shaped sac in the muscle wall of the top left chamber of the heart that controls the electrical impulses during atrial fibrillation. LAA closure device is an interventional device used to prevent stroke, reduce the risk of secondary stroke and emboli because of atrial fibrillation. The global left atrial appendage closure market is expected to grow at a massive CAGR of over 28% during the forecast period.

Numerous factors drive the left atrial appendage closure market, but one of the main factors is the significant increase in the incidences of stroke. It is estimated that around 15 million people suffer a stroke every year across the globe. With the rise in the aging population, excessive smoking, average hypertension, and cholesterol levels, the number of atrial fibrillation cases is also increasing globally.

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Endocardial involves implantation of a device to occlude the LAA. Endocardial LAA closure devices are implanted through a transseptal approach under TEE technique. A specific delivery system has been developed for each device type allowing for repositioning, collapse, or removal in the event of suboptimal results.

Geographical segmentation and analysis of - Americas, APAC, EMEA
The EMEA region is the highest revenue generator in the left atrial appendage closure market in 2015, accounting for about 52% share, and then followed by the APAC region. The market in the EMEA is expected to continue its growth during the forecast period and this is attributed to increase in the incidence of strokes and the growing elderly population.

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