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1. (WO2015048435) DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS TO PRECONDITION, ARTERIALIZE AND/OR OCCLUDE A MAMMALIAN LUMINAL ORGAN

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/048435    International Application No.:    PCT/US2014/057703
Publication Date: Fri Apr 03 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 27 01:59:59 CEST 2014
IPC: A61B 17/12
Applicants: CVDEVICES, LLC
Inventors: KASSAB, Ghassan, S.
Title: DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS TO PRECONDITION, ARTERIALIZE AND/OR OCCLUDE A MAMMALIAN LUMINAL ORGAN
Abstract:
Devices, systems, and methods to precondition, arterialize, and/or occlude a mammalian luminal organ. In an exemplary embodiment of a device for preconditioning, arterializing, and/or occluding a mammalian luminal organ of the present disclosure, the device comprises a frame comprising a plurality of struts, wherein at least one strut of the plurality of struts forms a local general perimeter or boundary of the device, and an expandable occluder coupled to the frame and comprising a membrane or other expandable material that can generally expand and/or unfold as device shifts from a first configuration to a second configuration.