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Patent Number: 20100137884
Title: METHOD AND DEVICE FOR THE CONTROLLED DELIVERY AND PLACEMENT OF SECURING ELEMENTS IN A BODY
Inventors: Eva Bica-Winterling; Dominique D. Gonzalez; George J. Collard;Zhenqi Zhu; ;Joseph Grogan; Rebecca S. Gonter
Abstract: A device (1) and method for delivering a plurality of securing elements or clips (10) to a target region in a body. Further, the method and device (1) deliver and place a plurality of clips (10) to secure an implant to a target region. The device (1) allows an operator to remotely control the delivery and placement of shape memory clips (10) to effectively and precisely fasten the clips (10) directly to the target region, or alternatively, to use the clips (10) to secure the implant to the target region. Advantageously, the device (10) allows for the application of the plurality of clips (10) from within a lumen of a vessel.
Filing Date: 2005-03-08
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