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A novel double-balloon septal defect occlusion catheter which is used in conjunction with a unique surgical procedure to temporarily close septal perforations, particularly spontaneous ventricular septal perforations following acute myocardial infarction, without the need for open heart surgery, thus permitting the patient's condition to stabilize and permitting elective surgical closure of the defect at a later date.

Title
Method for effecting closure of a perforation in the septum of the heart
Application Number
7/69870
Publication Number
4836204
Application Date
July 6, 1987
Publication Date
June 6, 1989
Inventor
Allan E Marble
6366 South Street, Halifax, N.S.
CA
Roderick W Landymore
R.R. #2, Spruce Court, Three Fathom Harbour, N.S.
CA
Agent
Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff
IPC
A61B 17/04
A61M 25/00
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