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Disclosed is an occlusion device for use in a body lumen such as the left atrial appendage. The occlusion device includes an occlusion member and may also include a stabilizing member. The stabilizing member inhibits compression of the left atrial appendage, facilitating tissue in-growth onto the occlusion member. Methods are also disclosed.

Title
Method and device for left atrial appendage occlusion
Application Number
9/435562
Publication Number
7128073 (B1)
Application Date
November 8, 1999
Publication Date
October 31, 2006
Inventor
Chad C Roue
Fremont
CA, US
Michael D Lesh
Mill Valley
CA, US
Marc S Kriedler
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Alex K Khairkahan
Palo Alto
CA, US
Andrew G C Frazier
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Dino De Cicco
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Erik J van der Burg
Sunnyvale
CA, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Assignee
ev3 Endovascular
MN, US
IPC
A61B 29/00
A61B 17/00
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