Patent Number: 9,649,212

Title: Release device for releasing a medical implant from a catheter and catheter comprising a release device

Abstract: A release device for releasing a medical implant from an insertion device, having an indirect or direct clamping body for clamping the implant in the insertion device, the clamping device having a proximal end, and having a distal end, wherein the clamping body has at least one web, at least one extension and at least two clamping surface regions, wherein the extension is oriented substantially in the radial direction of the clamping body, and wherein the at least two clamping surface regions are substantially pointing toward one another and are aligned substantially parallel to one another, wherein the at least one web or the at least one extension has at least one of the two clamping surface regions, and wherein the at least two clamping surface regions and/or the at least one extension connect/connects to at least one region of the implant in the clamped state.

Inventors: Fargahi; Amir (Buelach, CH)

Assignee: BIOTRONIK AG

International Classification: A61F 2/95 (20130101); A61F 2/966 (20130101); A61F 2/24 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-05-16 0:00:00