Hunter James A, Sessions Robert W: Occlusion device and method and apparatus for inserting the same. Hill Gross Simpson Van Santan Steadman Chiara & Simpson, September 10, 1974: US3834394 (223 worldwide citation)

A method of effecting the occlusion of a blood vessel by forming an access opening in the body of the patient communicating with the desired blood vessel, introducing an occlusion member in the vessel, moving the member to the desired point of occlusion, and thereat expanding the member to a size gr ...


Intralumenal Occlusion Devices Having Improved Properties. August 31, 2017: US20170245865-A1

Devices, systems and methods are provided for performing embolization procedures in a desired area of the body. Systems include embodiments of embolization devices having increased durability, flexibility, conformability and surface area that include elongate primary coils that are formed from helic ...