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A clip for closing a puncture hole in a blood vessel comprises a ring 12 having a resiliently expandable circumference and a plurality of barbed prongs 14 extending at least approximately in the same direction from one edge of the ring. A device for deploying such a clip is also described.

Title
Blood vessel closure clip and delivery device
Application Number
10/517004
Publication Number
7850709 (B2)
Application Date
June 4, 2003
Publication Date
December 14, 2010
Inventor
Robert Stevenson
Clontarf
IE
Christy Cummins
Naas
IE
Agent
Workman Nydegger
Assignee
Abbott Vascular
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/08
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