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Vascular Plug
This technology is a small silicon item that is designed to fit in blood vessels to stop blood loss by plugging the vessels to allow for ligation of the vessel during surgical procedures. Prototypes of two durometers have been made. These plugs will come in slightly varied sizes to allow them to fit in any vessel. Background: The World Health Organization...
Published: 4/3/2023   |   Inventor(s): Craig Weinkauf, Scott DeRigne
Category(s): Technology Classifications, Technology Classifications > Life Sciences, Technology Classifications > Medical Devices
Improved Inferior Vena Cava Filter
This technology is an improved inferior vena cava (IVC) filter that allows for adjustments during deployment to prevent tilting of the filter within the inferior vena cava. Background: An IVC filter is used to prevent pulmonary embolism in patients who have built up thrombosis. However, a large percentage of IVC filters cannot be retrieved at a...
Published: 4/3/2023   |   Inventor(s): Craig Weinkauf
Category(s): Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Respiratory & Pulmonary, Technology Classifications > Healthcare Portfolios > Heart and Vascular, Technology Classifications > Medical Devices