Occluder for repair of cardiac and vascular defects

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A device for the percutaneous transluminal repair of septal defects is disclosed. The device comprises first and second expandable occluders fastened to each other, each occluder including a framework having a central hub with elongated struts radiating therefrom. The struts are constructed such that they have a resistance to fatigue that exceeds the maximum fatigue stresses to which the struts will be subjected over a prolonged period in vivo. As such, the device exhibits a significantly decreased likelihood of metal fatigue failures after prolonged exposure in vivo.

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CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER CORPORATIONBOSTON, MA389

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Duval, George Lake George, NY 5 1240
Fagan, Jack Pepperell, MA 2 422
Ouellette, Gerry Framingham, MA 20 1444
Raman, L Ven Framingham, MA 2 554

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