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ApplicationNo. 369264 filed on 01/05/1995
US Classes:606/213, Sutureless closure606/215Material placed on opposed sides of incision or wound
ExaminersPrimary: Buiz, Michael
Assistant: Leonardo, Mark S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassA61B 017/08
Foreign Application Priority Data1989-05-29 NL
AbstractA percutaneously insertable system for sealing punctures in blood vessels includes an element that is percutaneously insertable into and deplorable within a blood vessel, a thread-like member attached to the element that passes through the wall of the blood vessel and arresting element moveable on the thread and into engagement with the other surface of the blood vessel thereby to seal the opening.