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This invention is a vasoocclusive device. More particularly, it is a tubular vasoocclusion braid woven from at least radiopaque fibers. The braid may also be partially woven from radiolucent fibers. Optionally, the device may contain a fibrous center or wick in its interior. The device may be continuous or segmented and a fibrous covering or element may be attached.

Title
Vasoocclusion device containing radiopaque fibers
Application Number
8/5478
Publication Number
5423849
Application Date
January 15, 1993
Publication Date
June 13, 1995
Inventor
Gene Samson
Milpitas
CA, US
Erik T Engelson
Menlo Park
CA, US
Agent
Morrison & Foerster
Assignee
Target Therapeutics
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
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