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Device and method for treatment of openings in vascular and septal walls

United States Patent

June 6, 2017
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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)
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA), The Texas A&M University System (College Station, TX)
13/ 797,727
March 12, 2013
STATEMENT AS TO RIGHTS TO INVENTIONS MADE UNDER FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT 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.