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DEVICE AND METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF OPENINGS IN VASCULAR AND SEPTAL WALLS

United States Patent Application

20130317541
A1
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A device, system and method for treatment of an opening in vascular and/or septal walls including patent foramen ovale. The device has wings/stops on either end, an axis core covered in a shape memory foam and is deliverable via a catheter to the affected opening, finally expanding into a vascular or septal opening where it is held in place by the expandable shape memory stops or wings.
Singhal, Pooja (Dublin, CA), Wilson, Thomas S. (San Leandro, CA), Cosgriff-Hernandez, Elizabeth (College Station, TX), Maitland, Duncan J. (College Station, TX)
13/ 797,727
March 12, 2013
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT [0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. DE-AC52-07NA27344 between the United States Department of Energy and Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.