Patent Number: 6,309,341

Title: Method for constructing an organ of an animal by employing bands with electromagnetic actuators

Abstract: An internal organ of a person is artificially contracted by a band implanted around the organ. The band has two ends which are coupled together by an electromagnetic actuator. When an electric current is applied to the electromagnetic actuator, the ends of the band are drawn together thereby tightening the band and contracting the organ.

Inventors: Denker; Stephen (Mequon, WI)

Assignee: Denker; Stephen

International Classification: A61M 1/10 (20060101); A61M 001/12 ()

Expiration Date: 10/30/2018