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Andrew G C Frazier, Erik J van der Burg, Michael D Lesh: Method and apparatus for closing a body lumen. Appriva Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 15, 2001: US06231561 (618 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a closure catheter, for closing a body cavity such as a vessel, or the left atrial appendage of the heart. The closure catheter includes a plurality of deployable tissue anchors, which may be laterally deployed into surrounding tissue. The anchors may thereafter be used to draw the tiss ...


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Andrew G C Frazier, Erik J van der Burg, Michael D Lesh: Method and apparatus for closing a body lumen. ev3 Sunnyvale, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 3, 2006: US07115110 (60 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a closure catheter, for closing a body cavity such as a vessel, or the left atrial appendage of the heart. The closure catheter includes a plurality of deployable tissue anchors, which may be laterally deployed into surrounding tissue. The anchors may thereafter be used to draw the tiss ...


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Andrew G C Frazier, Erik J van der Burg, Michael D Lesh: Method and apparatus for closing a body lumen. ev3 Sunnyvale, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 4, 2003: US06641557 (53 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a closure catheter, for closing a body cavity such as a vessel, or the left atrial appendage of the heart. The closure catheter includes a plurality of deployable tissue anchors, which may be laterally deployed into surrounding tissue. The anchors may thereafter be used to draw the tiss ...


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Frazier Andrew G C, Lesh Michael D, Roue Chad C, Van Der, Burg Erik J: Method and apparatus for closing a body lumen. Appriva Medical, ALTMAN Daniel E, March 29, 2001: WO/2001/021247 (2 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a closure catheter, for patching or closing a tissue opening such as an atrial septal defect, patent foreman ovale, or the left atrial appendage of the heart. The closure catheter carries a deployable patch (126) and a plurality of tissue anchors (90), which may be deployed to secure th ...


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Andrew GC Frazier, Erik J van der Burg, Michael D Lesh: Method and apparatus for closing a body lumen. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 20, 2004: US20040098047-A1

Disclosed is a closure catheter, for closing a body cavity such as a vessel, or the left atrial appendage of the heart. The closure catheter includes a plurality of deployable tissue anchors, which may be laterally deployed into surrounding tissue. The anchors may thereafter be used to draw the tiss ...