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Eleftherios B Sideris: Buttoned device for the transvenous occlusion of intracardiac defects. Wendell Coffee, April 17, 1990: US04917089 (510 worldwide citation)

A transcatheter occluding intracardiac defect device comprises a folding poly-urethane foam with Teflon coated wire skeleton, introducible into a long vascular sheath and automatically unfolded upon delivery in the distal to the defect cardiac chamber. A two mm string loop is attached to the center ...


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Eleftherios B Sideris: Centering buttoned device for the occlusion of large defects for occluding. Wendell Coffee, July 18, 1995: US05433727 (466 worldwide citation)

This is an intravascular prosthesis deliverable transvenously for the occlusion of large heart defects. The defects are predominantly large atrial septal defects and ventricular septal defects. The device has an occluder connected with a centering counter-occluder. The device is delivered to the hea ...


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Eleftherios B Sideris: Adjustable devices for the occlusion of cardiac defects. Wendell Coffee, February 8, 1994: US05284488 (310 worldwide citation)

An intravascular prostheses is delivered transarterially or transvenously to occlude cardiac defects. The defects, which may include the patent ductus arteriosus, the ventricular septal defect and the atrial septal defect. The prostheses is a device having a distal occluder attached to a string and ...


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Eleftherios B Sideris: Retrievable cardiac balloon placement. Wendell Coffee, August 11, 1998: US05792179 (77 worldwide citation)

This is an intravascular prothesis deliverable percutaneously with several cardiac applications including but not limited to heart valves, intravascular narrowings and cardiac defect occlusion. The device has a detachable sac connected through a thread or wire outside the body where it is immobilize ...


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Eleftherios B Sideris: Transcatheter surgical patch. Wendell Coffee, May 29, 2001: US06238416 (20 worldwide citation)

A heart defect in the form of an hole is corrected by placing a patch over the hole. The patch is first attached to an uninflated balloon which is placed distally of the hole. The balloon is inflated with fluid and the patch is positioned upon the hole. After endothelialization the balloon is deflat ...


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Eleftherios B Sideris, Basillios E Sideris: Method and apparatus for occluding a physiological opening. Buche & Associates P C, John K Buche, Bryce A Johnson, September 26, 2017: US09770234

A method and apparatus for suture-less placement of an occluding patch in which release of the device can be accelerated. In one embodiment, an inactive form of an adhesive is applied on the area of the patch that will come into contact with cardiac tissue; this allows for the introduction and neces ...


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Eleftherios B Sideris: Method and apparatus for occluding a physiological opening. Buche & Associates P C, John K Buche, April 21, 2015: US09011476

A method and apparatus for suture-less placement of an occluding patch in which release of the device can be accelerated. In one embodiment, an inactive form of an adhesive is applied on the area of the patch that will come into contact with cardiac tissue; this allows for the introduction and neces ...


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Eleftherios B Sideris, Basilios E Sideris: Method and apparatus for occluding a physiological opening. January 12, 2012: US20120010644-A1

A method and apparatus for suture-less placement of an occluding patch in which release of the device can be accelerated. In one embodiment, an inactive form of an adhesive is applied on the area of the patch that will come into contact with cardiac tissue; this allows for the introduction and neces ...