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James E Lock, Rudy Davis, George Duval: Occluder and method for repair of cardiac and vascular defects. C R Bard, Morgan & Finnegan, September 19, 1995: US05451235 (453 worldwide citation)

An occlusion device for percutaneous transluminal correction of intracardiac and vascular septal defects is disclosed. The device comprises a pair of opposed occluders that are connected to one another using an interconnection that allows the occluders to move relative to one another. Additionally, ...


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Jack Fagan, L Ven Raman, George Duval, Gerry Ouellette: Occluder for repair of cardiac and vascular defects. C R Bard, Morgan & Finnegan, June 20, 1995: US05425744 (332 worldwide citation)

A device for the percutaneous transluminal repair of septal defects is disclosed. The device comprises first and second expandable occluders fastened to each other, each occluder including a framework having a central hub with elongated struts radiating therefrom. The struts are constructed such tha ...


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George Bourne, Randall W Davis, George Duval, Dennis Goodine, James E Lock, Gerry Ouellette, Stanton B Perry, Maria Wagner, Gregory R Whittaker: System for the percutaneous transluminal front-end loading delivery of a prosthetic occluder. C R Bard, Morgan & Finnegan, January 23, 1996: US05486193 (205 worldwide citation)

A system for percutaneous transluminal front-end delivery of a collapsible prosthetic occluder includes a front-end loading portion, a control assembly and an introducer. The front-end loading portion includes a tapering lumen portion and a smaller diameter distal lumen portion. An infusion port com ...


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George Bourne, Randall W Davis, George Duval, Dennis Goodine, James E Lock, Gerry Ouellette, Stanton B Perry, Maria Wagner, Gregory R Whittaker: System for the percutaneous transluminal front-end loading delivery and retrieval of a prosthetic occluder. C R Bard, Morgan & Finnegan L, July 22, 1997: US05649950 (95 worldwide citation)

A system for percutaneous transluminal front-end delivery and retrieval of a collapsible prosthetic occluder includes a front-end loading portion, a control assembly and an introducer and retrieval sheath assembly. The front-end loading portion includes a tapering lumen portion and a smaller diamete ...


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George Bourne, Randall W Davis, George Duval, Dennis Goodine, James E Lock, Gerry Ouellette, Stanton B Perry, Maria S Wagner, Gregory R Whittaker: Method for the percutaneous transluminal front-end loading delivery of a prosthetic occluder. C R Bard, Morgan & Finnegan L, May 6, 1997: US05626599 (94 worldwide citation)

A method for percutaneous transluminal front-end delivery of a collapsible prosthetic occluder using a front-end loading portion, a control assembly and an introducer sheath. The prosthetic device is collapsed in a lumen of a front-end loading portion. A valve assembly seals the front-end loading po ...