Disclosed herein are devices and methods for occluding intracardiac defects, such as a patent foramen ovale (PFO). The devices according to the invention have various features to improve flexibility and to enhance conformability of the device to the defect, including the incorporation of braided or multi-stranded wire. The invention also contemplates methods of making these devices.

Title
Multi-strand septal occluder
Application Number
11/377010
Publication Number
20060217760
Application Date
March 16, 2006
Publication Date
September 28, 2006
Inventor
John A Wright
Lexington
MA, US
David R Widomski
New York
NY, US
Agent
Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham
MA, US
IPC
A61B 17/08
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