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A tubular sheath is disclosed which is slidably disposed over a tubular medical device which tubular medical device is positioned at a body tissue access site. The sheath is deposited within a patient to assist in sealing the incision caused by the tubular medical device and inhibit internal and external bleeding. The sheath includes a generally rigid outer coating and an absorbable and expandable inner core, which when positioned, in situ, at the accessed opening of the patient's body part can function as a vascular plug.

Title
Sheath for wound closure caused by a medical tubular device
Application Number
199130
Publication Number
5254105
Application Date
June 10, 1992
Publication Date
October 19, 1993
Inventor
John R Haaga
4309 N. Hilltop, Chagrin Falls, 44022
OH, US
Agent
Body Vickers & Daniels
IPC
A61M 5/32
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