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W Martin Belef, William N Aldrich, Michael T Carley, Ronald J Jabba, Stephen M Salmon, Anthony Pantages, Javier Sagastegui: Apparatus and methods for delivering a closure device. Integrated Vascular Systems, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, September 13, 2005: US06942674 (269 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering a clip to close an opening through tissue includes a sheath and a carrier assembly including a clip therein that is slidable on the sheath. An actuator assembly is connectable to the sheath, and telescoping actuator members extend from the handle that are connectable to t ...


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Michael T Carley, Richard S Ginn, Javier Sagastegui, Ronald J Jabba, William N Aldrich, W Martin Belef: Closure device and methods for making and using them. Integrated Vascular Systems, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, September 23, 2003: US06623510 (195 worldwide citation)

A clip for engaging tissue includes a generally annular-shaped body defining a plane and disposed about a central axis extending normal to the plane. The body includes alternating inner and outer curved regions, defining a zigzag pattern about a periphery of the clip. The body is biased towards a pl ...


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Michael T Carley, Richard S Ginn, Javier Sagastegui, Ronald J Jabba, William N Aldrich, W Martin Belef: Closure device and methods for making and using them. Integrated Vascular Systems, Workman Nydegger, February 21, 2006: US07001398 (151 worldwide citation)

A method for closing an opening in a wall of a body lumen wherein an elongate member is advanced into the body lumen and a distal portion of an obturator is positioned distally beyond the distal end of the elongate member within the body lumen and in which one or more expandable elements on the dist ...


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Michael T Carley, Richard S Ginn: Methods for manufacturing a clip and clip. Abbott Vascular Devices, Workman Nydegger, May 1, 2007: US07211101 (115 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method of making clips which can be used to engage body tissue for the purpose of closing wounds. Such clips are generally annular in shape and have radially inwardly extending tines. It is often desirable for such clips to have a small lateral dimension, but manuf ...


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Michael T Carley, Richard S Ginn, Javier Sagastegui, Janina Sagastegui legal representative, Ronald J Jabba, William N Aldrich, W Martin Belef: Closure device. Integrated Vascular Systems, Workman Nydegger, October 5, 2010: US07806904 (45 worldwide citation)

A clip for engaging tissue includes a generally annular-shaped body defining a plane and disposed about a central axis extending normal to the plane. The body includes alternating inner and outer curved regions, defining a zigzag pattern about a periphery of the clip. The body is biased towards a pl ...


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Michael T Carley, Richard S Ginn: Methods for manufacturing a clip and clip. Integrated Vascular Systems, Workman Nydegger, December 21, 2010: US07854810 (42 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method of making clips which can be used to engage body tissue for the purpose of closing wounds. Such clips are generally annular in shape and have radially inwardly extending tines. The present invention first forms a precursor which, in one embodiment, has the t ...


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Thomas J Palermo, William M Belef, Michael T Carley, Richard S Ginn, Ronald J Jabba, Anthony Pantages: Clip applier and methods of use. Integrated Vascular Systems, Workman Nydegger, January 11, 2011: US07867249 (42 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering a closure element into an opening formed in a blood vessel or other body lumen and methods for manufacturing and using same. The apparatus is configured to retain the closure element such that the closure element is disposed substantially within the apparatus. The apparat ...


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Michael T Carley, Richard S Ginn: Methods for manufacturing a clip and clip. Integrated Vascular Systems, Workman Nydegger, December 14, 2010: US07850797 (39 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method of making clips which can be used to engage body tissue for the purpose of closing wounds. Such clips are generally annular in shape and have radially inwardly extending tines. The present invention first forms a precursor which, in one embodiment, has the t ...


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Thomas J Palermo, William M Belef, Michael T Carley, Richard S Ginn, Ronald J Jabba, Anthony J Pantages, Francisco Javier Sagastegui: Clip applier and methods of use. Integrated Vascular Systems, Workman Nydegger, March 15, 2011: US07905900 (38 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering a closure element into an opening formed in a blood vessel or other body lumen and methods for manufacturing and using same. The apparatus is configured to retain the closure element such that the closure element is disposed substantially within the apparatus. The apparat ...


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Michael T Carley, Richard S Ginn, Javier Sagastegui, Ronald J Jabba, William N Aldrich, W Martin Belef: Closure device and methods for making and using them. Integrated Vascular Systems, Workman Nydegger, February 1, 2011: US07879071 (31 worldwide citation)

A clip for engaging tissue includes a generally annular-shaped body defining a plane and disposed about a central axis extending normal to the plane. The body includes alternating inner and outer curved regions, defining a zigzag pattern about a periphery of the clip. The body is biased towards a pl ...