US Patent No: 5,382,261

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Method and apparatus for occluding vessels

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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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ADVANCED BIO PROSTHETIC SURFACES, LTD.DALLAS, TX, US51
EXPANDABLE GRAFTS PARTNERSHIPSAN ANTONIO, TX1
EXPANDABLE GRAFTS PARTNERSHIP, A CORP. OF TXSAN ANTONIO, TX1
JULIO, C, PALMAZSAN ANTONIO, TX1

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Palmaz, Julio C San Antonio, TX 88 9869

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CORDIS CORPORATION (39)
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