Patent Number: 6,569,179

Title: Bioactive three loop coil

Abstract: One aspect of the present invention pertains to an implantable medical device for at least partially obstructing a neck portion of a vascular aneurysm. The implantable medical device includes an occlusion subassembly having a central tubular member and at least one lateral protrusion fixedly attached to the central tubular member. The lateral protrusion(s) and the central tubular member are of a size and overall flexibility to lodge at the neck portion of the vascular aneurysm. A coil is attached to the lateral protrusion.

Inventors: Teoh; Clifford (Los Altos, CA), Ho; Hanh (San Jose, CA), Quan, Jr.; Kenneth W. (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: SciMed Life Systems, Inc.

International Classification: A61B 17/12 (20060101); A61L 31/14 (20060101); A61L 31/04 (20060101); A61L 31/06 (20060101); A61L 31/16 (20060101); A61L 31/10 (20060101); A61L 31/08 (20060101); A61M 029/00 ()

Expiration Date: 05/27/2020