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A transcatheter occluder device for closing an opening in a tissue wall includes a body member formed of an open cell polymer foam capable of holding a predetermined occluder shape and being resiliently compressible for transcatheter deployment. The occluder device includes a pair of spaced-apart disks interconnected by a narrow neck portion. Grip means are provided in the neck portion to releasably engage a guide wire for deployment of the occluder device through a catheter.

Title
Occluder device formed from an open cell foam material
Application Number
8/967361
Publication Number
5904703
Application Date
November 7, 1997
Publication Date
May 18, 1999
Inventor
Paul Gilson
Moycullen
IE
Agent
Morgan & Finnegan L
Assignee
Bard Connaught
IE
IPC
A61B
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