|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||606/213 ; 128/325 ; 623/1|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 723 인용 특허 : 10|
A device and method for sealing a puncture or incision formed percutaneously in tissue separating two internal portions of the body of a living being, e.g., a puncture or incision in an artery, in the gall bladder, in the liver, in the heart, etc. The device comprises plug means having a holding portion which is adapted to engage portions of the tissue adjacent the puncture or incision to hold the plug means in place and a sealing portion formed of a foam material and extending through the puncture or incision to engage the tissue contiguous therewith to...
A closure device for sealing a puncture or incision formed percutaneously in tissue separating two internal portions of the body of a living being, said device comprising plug means arranged for placement at a predetermined position within the body of said being and having a first holding portion adapted to engage portions of the tissue adjacent said puncture or incision to hold said plug means in place and a second sealing portion formed of an expandable material which expands automatically in response to the ambient surroundings when in said predetermi...