Patent Number: 6,168,622

Title: Method and apparatus for occluding aneurysms

Abstract: An aneurysm occlusion device has a bulbous body portion and an anchor. The body portion is sized to be received within an aneurysm and the anchor is sized and shaped to engage an interior surface of the vessel's wall. The body portion and the anchor are integrally formed of a resilient fabric permitting the occlusion device to be collapsed for deployment and resiliently self-expanded to include the aneurysm.

Inventors: Mazzocchi; Rudy (Merritt Island, FL)

Assignee: Microvena Corporation

International Classification: A61B 17/12 (20060101); A61B 17/00 (20060101); A61M 029/00 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018