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Methods and devices for closing a puncture wound in a liquid carrying vessel are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a surgical stapler is provided having a locator tube with an inflatable member formed thereon and adapted to be positioned within a liquid carrying vessel adjacent a puncture wound, and a staple applying apparatus that is slidably disposed on a portion of the locator tube and that is adapted to apply a surgical staple to seal a puncture wound in a liquid carrying vessel.

Title
Surgical stapler
Application Number
10/908721
Publication Number
8590760 (B2)
Application Date
May 24, 2005
Publication Date
November 26, 2013
Inventor
James Coleman
Terenure
IE
Christy Cummins
Naas
IE
Agent
Randy Shen
Workman Nydegger
Assignee
Abbott Vascular
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/04
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