09545247 cites 376 patents.

A septal occluder, such as one made from a polymer tube, can have portions on either side of a patent foramen ovale (PFO) or other septal defect. The portions on either side can be held in place with a catching mechanism that can take one of many forms. The tube can be made of bioresorbable materials.

Title
Catching mechanisms for tubular septal occluder
Application Number
13/930498
Publication Number
9545247 (B2)
Application Date
June 28, 2013
Publication Date
January 17, 2017
Inventor
Carol A Devellian
Topsfield
MA, US
David R Widomski
Wakefield
MA, US
Andrzej J Chanduszko
Chandler
AZ, US
Assignee
W L GORE & ASSOCIATES
DE, US
IPC
A61B 17/00
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