Sheath and balloon tensioner and locator systems and methods

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9801631
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13778408

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A tissue closure system includes a sheath and a tissue closure device. The sheath includes a tensioner assembly. The tissue closure device is insertable through and connected to the sheath, and includes an expandable member positionable distal of a distal end of the sheath. Operating the tensioner assembly applies a biasing force to the tissue closure device that withdraws the expandable member.

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ST JUDE MEDICAL PUERTO RICO LLCCAGUAS PR

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Escobar, Martha Jordan, US 18 53
Tegels, Zachary J Minneapolis, US 81 1023
Willard, Steven Bloomington, US 6 24

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