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Cardica Inc patents (2016 archive)


Recent patent applications related to Cardica Inc. Cardica Inc is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Cardica Inc may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Cardica Inc, we're just tracking patents.

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Patent foramen ovale closure system

A tool for closing an opening in tissue may include a catheter, a clasp applicator positioned substantially at the distal end of the catheter; and at least one clasp held by the clasp applicator, where the clasp may include a plurality of tines and be plastically splayable by the clasp applicator. A patent foramen ovale in heart tissue may by closed by, for example, advancing that exemplary clasp applicator through the patient's vasculature to a location in proximity to the patent foramen ovale, anchoring the clasp applicator with respect to the patent foramen ovale, splaying the clasp, advancing the splayed clasp into contact with tissue; closing the clasp, and removing the clasp applicator from the heart.. ... Cardica Inc

Guidewire system and method for advancement through a torturous path

A surgical guiding device for minimally invasive surgical procedures includes a flexible elongated body having one or more through lumens; and a guidewire system at least partially disposed within at least one of said one or more through lumens of the flexible elongated body for guiding a surgical instrument to a surgical site.. . ... Cardica Inc

Barbed surgical staple

An exemplary surgical staple may include a base including a first end and a second end; a single tine extending from the second end of the base; and a barb extending from the base at a location between the first end of the base and the second end of the base. An end of such a staple may be frangibly affixed to a feeder belt. ... Cardica Inc

Surgical stapler for aortic anastomosis

A method for connecting a graft vessel to a target vessel may involve advancing a guidewire of a surgical stapler into the target vessel through an opening at a first location on the target vessel, coupling a stapler cartridge carrying the graft vessel with an anvil of the surgical stapler, activating the anvil to staple the graft vessel to the target vessel at a second location on the target vessel, removing the guidewire from the target vessel, and closing the opening in the target vessel.. . ... Cardica Inc

Stapling device with distally located hydraulic drive- rotary operated system and method

A surgical stapling device is configured for use in open and/or laparoscopic surgical procedures. The device includes a handle assembly, a shaft assembly coupled to the handle assembly, and an end-effector coupled to the shaft assembly. ... Cardica Inc

Stapling device with distally located hydraulic drive- reciprocally operated system and method

A surgical stapling device is configured for use in open and/or laparoscopic surgical procedures. The device includes a handle assembly, a shaft assembly coupled to the handle assembly, and an end-effector coupled to the shaft assembly. ... Cardica Inc

Method for surgical stapling

An exemplary surgical method of treating tissue within the body of a patient, may include providing an endocutter having a knife, a staple holder along which the knife is slidable, feeder belts located on each side of the knife, staples having a first size, those staples integral with and breakable from at least one feeder belt, and staples having a second size different from the first size, those staples integral with and breakable from at least one feeder belt; engaging tissue of the patient with the staple holder; deploying at least two staples having a first size; disengaging tissue of the patient from the staple holder; once again engaging tissue of the patient with the same staple holder; and deploying at least two staples having a second size.. . ... Cardica Inc








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