A septal occluder, such as one made from a polymer tube, can have portions on either side of a patent foramen ovale (PFO) or other septal defect. The portions on either side can be held in place with a catching mechanism that can take one of many forms. The tube can be made of bioresorbable materials.

Title
Catching mechanisms for tubular septal occluder
Application Number
EP20050744231 20050504
Publication Number
1748732 (A1)
Application Date
May 4, 2005
Publication Date
February 7, 2007
Inventor
Devellian Carol A
US
Widomski David R
US
Chanduszko Andrzej J
US
Assignee
Nmt Medical
US
IPC
A61B 17/03
A61B 17/00
A61B 17/08
A61B 17/00
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