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Joseph A Marino, Michael P Corcoran: Hoop design for occlusion device. Cardia, Kinney & Lange P A, November 1, 2005: US06960220 (319 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an occlusion device having a support hoop. The support hoop increases the ability of the occlusion device to form a seal around the defect and adds additional structural strength to the device by allowing distribution of pressure along a 360° continuum.


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Michael P Corcoran, Joseph A Marino: Flexible medical device. Cardia, Kinney & Lange P A, August 19, 2008: US07413563 (235 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to flexible medical device. The flexible medical device may comprise interlocking portions formed of a continuous channel. When formed of a continuous channel, the medical device comprises interconnected interlocking portions, rather than independent interlocking portions. The ...


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Joseph A Marino, Michael P Corcoran, Peter M Buonomo: Occlusion device with stranded wire support arms. Cardia, Kinney & Lange P A, March 27, 2001: US06206907 (214 worldwide citation)

An occlusion device with stranded wire support arms for the closure of atrial or ventricular septal defects, for the closure of patent ductus arteriosus, patent foramen ovale, or other vascular defects. The occlusion device comprises a center section extending in an axial direction, with upper and l ...


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Michael P Corcoran, Joseph A Marino: Flexible delivery device. Cardia, Kinney & Lange P A, July 26, 2005: US06921397 (212 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to catheter delivery systems, and more specifically, to a tubular device with improved torque and flexure characteristics. The present invention is a tubular device having improved torque and flexure characteristics which uses a series of permanently interlocking independent s ...


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Michael P Corcoran, Peter M Buonomo, Joseph A Marino: Occlusion device with non-thrombogenic properties. Cardia, Kinney & Lange, April 30, 2002: US06379368 (156 worldwide citation)

An occlusion device for the closure of atrial or ventricular septal defects, for the closure of patent ductus arteriosus, patent foramen ovale, or other vascular defects. The occlusion device comprises a center section extending in an axial direction, with upper and lower stranded wire fixation devi ...


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Michael P Corcoran, Peter M Buonomo, Joseph A Marino: Occlusion device with non-thrombogenic properties. Cardia, Kinney & Lange P A, December 2, 2003: US06656206 (104 worldwide citation)

A method of forming a PVA foam structure for use in an occlusion device such that the PVA foam structure comprises non-thrombogenic properties. The method comprises forming a PVA gel and incorporating heparin into the PVA gel. The PVA foam structure is then treated with the PVA gel and heparin mixtu ...


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Michael P Corcoran, Joseph A Marino: Daisy design for occlusion device. Cardia, Kinney & Lange P A, September 1, 2009: US07582104 (81 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an occlusion device having a collapsible frame which allows the occlusion device to be more easily centered in a defect and retrieved in situ. The occlusion device comprises a first post configured to be located on a first side of a defect, a second post configured to be loc ...


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Gary Erzberger, Michael P Corcoran, Juan F Granada, Dan Wallace, Matteo Montorfano, Alaide Chieffo, Thierry Thaure: System and method for cardiac valve repair and replacement. Cephea Valve Technologies, Shay Glenn, October 28, 2014: US08870948 (72 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic mitral valve includes a proximal anchor, a distal anchor, and a central portion therebetween. The proximal and distal anchors each include a first outer frame and a second outer frame. The first outer frame includes a plurality of first arcs joined together, and the second outer frame i ...


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Joseph A Marino, Michael P Corcoran: Delivery system with safety tether. Cardia, Kinney & Lange P A, July 5, 2005: US06913614 (70 worldwide citation)

A delivery system that allows a physician to deploy a medical device and refract both the catheter and delivery device while keeping the device connected to a safety tether. The tether is thin and extremely flexible, so it does not distort the tissue. The tether allows the physician to observe the p ...


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Joseph A Marino, Michael P Corcoran, Peter M Buonomo: Laminated sheets for use in a fully retrievable occlusion device. Cardia, Kinney & Lange P A, November 1, 2005: US06960224 (48 worldwide citation)

An occlusion device having laminated polyvinyl alcohol sheets for occluding a defect. The laminated polyvinyl alcohol sheets provide an increased tear strength to the sheets that allows the device to be fully retrievable through the same catheter used to deploy it. The laminated sheets are created b ...