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Kenneth Kensey, John Nash, Douglas Evans: Plug device with pulley for sealing punctures in tissue and methods of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, June 4, 1991: US05021059 (774 worldwide citation)

An instrument, a closure, and method of use for sealing an opening, e.g., a percutaneous incision or puncture, in a living being. The instrument includes a tubular carrier storing the closure. The carrier has a distally located free end to be extended through the opening. The closure comprises an an ...


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Kenneth Kensey: Device for sealing percutaneous puncture in a vessel. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, January 2, 1990: US04890612 (693 worldwide citation)

A device and method for sealing a puncture or incision formed percutaneously in tissue separating two internal portions of the body of a living being, e.g., a puncture or incision in an artery, in the gall bladder, in the liver, in the heart, etc. The device comprises plug means having a holding por ...


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Kenneth Kensey: Plug device for sealing openings and method of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, October 29, 1991: US05061274 (668 worldwide citation)

An instrument and methods of making and use for sealing a small, e.g., percutaneous, incisions or punctures. The instrument in the form of a tubular member having a plug therein. The tubular member includes a proximally located piston and a distally located portion having an open free end for introd ...


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Kenneth Kensey: Device for sealing percutaneous puncture in a vessel. Intravascular Surgical Instruments, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, May 17, 1988: US04744364 (631 worldwide citation)

A device for sealing an opening or puncture in the wall of a blood vessel, duct or other lumen of a living being. The device includes an elongated tubular body having an outlet at the distal end thereof and which is arranged to be inserted, such as percutaneously, through the puncture in the blood v ...


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Kenneth Kensey, John E Nash, Douglas Evans: System for closing a percutaneous puncture formed by a trocar to prevent tissue at the puncture from herniating. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, August 13, 1996: US05545178 (608 worldwide citation)

A system and method for sealing a percutaneous puncture extending into internally located tissue, e.g., the peritoneum, of a living being. The system includes a sealing device and a deployment instrument. In one embodiment the sealing device comprises a substantially rigid anchor, a resorbable holdi ...


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Kenneth Kensey: Method and apparatus for sealing an opening in tissue of a living being. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, August 1, 1989: US04852568 (584 worldwide citation)

A device for sealing an opening or puncture in the wall of a blood vessel, duct or other lumen of a living being. The device includes an elongated tubular body having an outlet at the distal end thereof and which is arranged to be inserted, such as percutaneously, through the puncture in the blood v ...


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John M Levin: Tissue retaining clamp. Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, September 16, 1997: US05667526 (573 worldwide citation)

A surgical clamp has pivoting jaws with undulating arrays of teeth that are interdigitating and offset with relation to each other. This clamp structure assures a firm, non-slipping grip in the presence of blood and body fluids during surgery. The inner surfaces of the jaws are concave to allow the ...


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Kenneth Kensey, John Nash, Douglas Evans: Hemostatic puncture closure system and method of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, June 29, 1993: US05222974 (557 worldwide citation)

A system, a closure, and method of sealing a percutaneous puncture in an artery. The system includes a conventional introducer sheath, a hemostatic puncture closure, and an instrument for deploying the closure. The instrument includes a tubular carrier storing the closure. The carrier has a distally ...


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Kenneth Kensey, John E Nash, Douglas Evans: Hemostatic puncture closure system and method of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, February 1, 1994: US05282827 (552 worldwide citation)

A system, a closure, and method of use for determining the position of a blood vessel via a percutaneous puncture and for sealing the percutaneous puncture in the blood vessel. The system includes an introducer sheath and associated positioning device, a hemostatic puncture closure, and a deployment ...


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John Nash, Douglas Evans: Hemostatic vessel puncture closure system utilizing a plug located within the puncture tract spaced from the vessel, and method of use. Kensey Nash Corporation, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, May 2, 1995: US05411520 (548 worldwide citation)

A system, a closure, and method for sealing a percutaneous puncture in a blood vessel. The puncture includes a tract leading to it from the skin of the being. The system includes an introducer sheath, a positioning device, a hemostatic puncture closure, and a deployment instrument. The positioning d ...