Vascular closure device having a flowable sealing material

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9913635
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14979317

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Various embodiments of a device are shown and disclosed for closing a vascular access puncture site following percutaneous diagnostic or therapeutic interventional procedures. The vascular closure device is configured to safely and accurately deploy a sealing material that undergoes a phase change when deployed inside the tissue tract. The sealing material may be a solid at room temperature and a liquid or gel at body temperature. Also, the sealing material may change from a liquid or gel to a cubic phase when it comes into contact with bodily fluids.

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ST JUDE MEDICAL PUERTO RICO LLCCAGUAS PR

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fiehler, William R Chester Springs, US 15 705
Gardner, Melissa K Mendota Heights, US 5 101
Jacobsen, Janet L Maple Grove, US 6 182
Lim, Jyue Boon New Brighton, US 27 688
Pipenhagen, Catherine A Plymouth, US 36 999
Schorr, Gary J St. Paul, US 5 92

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