Sequana Medical (former NovaShunt) founded in 2004, is a commercial stage medical device company based in Zurich that designs and develops automated implantable pump systems to move fluids around inside the body. Sequana is the leading innovator of a new category of patented technologies and products designed to remove chronic fluid build-up in the body. Sequana is focused on areas of unmet clinical need where its lead product AlfaPump® can significantly improve clinical outcome and patient quality of life. AlfaPump® allows to remove excess fluid that accumulates in the abdominal cavity in patients with a variety of illnesses including liver disease and refractory ascites management, congestive heart failure and some types of cancer.