Passive artificial sphincter

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United States of America

PATENT NO 10543074
APP PUB NO 20150105859A1
SERIAL NO

14395920

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A passive artificial sphincter includes a tension member, an outer sleeve, and a connecter. The tension member has first and second ends. The outer sleeve contains the tension member and is formed of a biocompatible material. The connecter is configured to couple the first and second ends together to form an artificial sphincter ring. The artificial sphincter ring is configured for implantation around the lumen to provide passive constriction of the lumen.

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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED INCONE SCIMED PLACE MAPLE GROVE MN 55311

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Frigstad, John R St. Anthony, US 23 276
Heys, Amanda J Eden Prairie, US 8 115
Parks, Daniel R Big Lake, US 5 67
Sturos, William A Elk River, US 4 3

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