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Julio C Palmaz: Method and apparatus for occluding vessels. Expandable Grafts Partnership, Ben D Tobor, January 17, 1995: US05382261 (338 worldwide citation)

A vessel occluder for providing permanent occlusion of a vessel in a person utilizes a flexible closure member attached to at least one metallic radially expandable, generally tubular shaped stent, the flexible closure member having a generally tubular shaped cross-sectional configuration.


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Julio C Palmaz: Apparatus for occluding vessels. Expandable Grafts Partnership, Ben D Tobor, August 12, 1997: US05656036 (156 worldwide citation)

A vessel occluder for providing permanent occlusion of a vessel in a person utilizes a flexible closure member attached to at least one metallic radially expandable, generally tubular shaped stent, the flexible closure member having a generally tubular shaped cross-sectional configuration.


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Fogarty Thomas J: Vessel occluder. Wills Green & Mueth, April 29, 1975: US3880166 (56 worldwide citation)

An instrument for atraumatic occlusion of small blood vessels, which includes a pad having one end thereof fastened to a length of resilient surgical tape adjacent the center portion thereof, the other end of the pad being constructed and arranged to receive and releasably maintain one end of said t ...


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Curtis H Miller, Robert A Arp, Howard F Carpenter: Vessel occluder. Med General, Orrin M Haugen, Thomas J Nikolai, December 11, 1979: US04177813 (46 worldwide citation)

A disposable vascular tourniquet for controlling the constriction of a blood vessel during surgery. The vessel occluder comprises a flexible tubular sheath having a clamping structure disposed at its proximal end. The clamping structure is a unitary molded plastic part which has a tubular base porti ...


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Ivan Sepetka, Robert G Matheny, James A Magovern, Dwight P Morejohn, Robert C Glines: Low profile vessel occluder with and without detachable applicator. Cardiothoracic Systems, Lyon & Lyon, December 14, 1999: US06001111 (46 worldwide citation)

A low profile unobtrusive occluder device is disclosed which is particularly applicable for occluding blood vessels in minimally invasive beating heart CABG surgical procedures, wherein relatively small surgical openings are provided. At least one flexible member is provided on the occluder, which i ...


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Derward Lepley Jr, Donald C Mullen: Blood vessel occlusion means suitable for use in anastomosis. Medical Engineering, Quarles & Brady, September 25, 1979: US04168708 (31 worldwide citation)

A T-shaped blood vessel occluder has a stem with a pair of opposing arms at one end forming a bar. Generally conically shaped solid bulbs are connected to the extremities of the bar. The occluder is insertable through an incision in the blood vessel with the arms and bulbs extending in opposite dire ...


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John T M Wright: Vessel occluder. Pioneering Technologies, Grant L Hubbard, August 7, 1990: US04946463 (21 worldwide citation)

An improved vessel occluder that is suitable for use in coronary artery surgery, comprising two smooth bullet shaped occluders, thermoformed from extruded tubing, affixed to the each end of a monofilament, which is looped and passed through a length of radiopaque soft plastic tubing which acts as a ...


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Timothy L Fitzgerald, Michael P Ashbrook, John D Hall, Kenneth R Jonkman, Christopher C Knowlton: Blood vessel occluder and method of use. Trinity Health Michigan, Dickinson Wright PLLC, November 15, 2011: US08057503 (4 worldwide citation)

A vessel occluder is disposed inside a principal blood vessel for occluding tributary blood vessels inside the principal blood vessel while still allowing blood to flow through the principal vessel. The vessel occluder includes a support structure and associated membrane that can be collapsed for in ...


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Higami Tetsuya, Kaneko Masatoshi, Watanabe Fumikazu: Blood vessel occluder. Fuji Systems, November 4, 2004: JP2004-305273 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a blood vessel occluder used for coronary artery bypass surgery that is lightweight, easy to take and turn around, and facilitates the surgery.SOLUTION: The blood vessel occluder 1 has a notched ring-shaped hook 2 having an opening 2A to introduce a blood vessel on t ...


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Edward H Cully, Michael J Vonesh: Vessel occlusion device and method of using same. W L Gore & Associates, May 9, 2017: US09642691

An improved embolic filter frame is provided. The filter frame provides enhanced longitudinal compliance, improved sealing, low profile delivery, and short deployed length. The looped support struts have high “radial” stiffness with low “longitudinal” stiffness. When deployed, the frame exerts a rel ...