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Apparatus, systems, and methods are described for closing the base of a left atrial appendage or other tissue structure. A tissue closure device comprises a pair of legs having compliant surfaces for engaging against opposite sides of the tissue structure. A plurality of axially spaced-apart tissue-penetrating fasteners are delivered from one leg to the other to pierce the intervening tissue and hold the closure device in place on the tissue structure.

Title
Systems and methods of tissue closure
Application Number
11/744135
Publication Number
7992757 (B2)
Application Date
May 3, 2007
Publication Date
August 9, 2011
Inventor
Ashik A Mohan
Petaluma
CA, US
William K Wheeler
Alamo
CA, US
Agent
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Assignee
Raptor Ridge
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/068
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