Main information

  • Trade name:
  • AMPLATZER Amulet Left Atrial Appendage Occluder - Cardiac occluder
  • Class:
  • Class III
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device



  • Available in:
  • AMPLATZER Amulet Left Atrial Appendage Occluder - Cardiac occluder
  • Language:
  • English

Other information


  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 216398
  • Last update:
  • 09-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:


St Jude Medical Australia Pty Ltd - AMPLATZER Amulet Left Atrial Appendage Occluder - Cardiac occluder

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included Class III


St Jude Medical Australia Pty Ltd

Postal Address

17 Orion Road,LANE COVE, NSW, 2066


ARTG Start Date


Product category

Medical Device Class III



Approval area

Medical Devices


- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.




AGA Medical Corporation

5050 Nathan Lane North

Plymouth, MN, 55442

United States Of America


1. AMPLATZER Amulet Left Atrial Appendage Occluder - Cardiac occluder

Product Type

Single Device Product

Effective date



45418 Cardiac occluder

Functional description

The device is constructed from a nitinol mesh and consists of a lobe and a disc connected by a central

waist. Polyester patches are sewn into both the lobe and disc to facilitate occlusion. The lobe has

stabilizing wires to improve device placement and retention. The device has threaded screw attachments

at each end for connection to the delivery and loading cables. The device has radiopaque markers at each

end and at the stabilizing wires that permit visibility during fluoroscopy.

Intended purpose

The AMPLATZER Amulet Left Atrial Appendage Occluder is a percutaneous transcatheter device intended

to prevent thrombus embolization from the left atrial appendage (LAA) in patients who have nonvalvular

atrial fibrillation.

Variant information

Size (mm) 16-34

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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