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Disclosed is an anastomosis catheter, for achieving a tissue to tissue or synthetic graft to tissue attachment. The catheter includes a plurality of deployable tissue anchors, which may be laterally deployed into surrounding tissue. The anchors may be used to achieve end to end or end to side anastomoses. Methods are also disclosed.

Title
Endoluminal anchor
Application Number
9/903970
Publication Number
6746472 (B2)
Application Date
July 11, 2001
Publication Date
June 8, 2004
Inventor
Erik J van der Burg
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Chad C Roue
Fremont
CA, US
Michael D Lesh
Mill Valley
CA, US
Andrew G C Frazier
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
US
Assignee
ev3 Sunnyvale
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/04
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