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The present invention is an occlusion device having a support hoop. The support hoop increases the ability of the occlusion device to form a seal around the defect and adds additional structural strength to the device by allowing distribution of pressure along a 360° continuum.

Title
Hoop design for occlusion device
Application Number
10/349118
Publication Number
6960220 (B2)
Application Date
January 22, 2003
Publication Date
November 1, 2005
Inventor
Michael P Corcoran
Oakdale
MN, US
Joseph A Marino
Apple Valley
MN, US
Agent
Kinney & Lange P A
Assignee
Cardia
MN, US
IPC
A61B 017/00
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