Device and method for through the scope endoscopic hemostatic clipping

CAFC
  • US 9,271,731 B2
  • Filed: 03/06/2014
  • Issued: 03/01/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/05/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A medical device, comprising:

  • a clip including first and second clip arms, the clip being movable between an open tissue receiving configuration in which the first and second arms are separated from one another by a distance selected to receive tissue therebetween and a closed configuration in which the first and second arms are moved inward to capture the tissue received therebetween; and

    an opening element engaging inner walls of the first and second clip arms, the opening element urging the first and second clip arms away from one another into the open tissue-receiving configuration, wherein the opening element is movable between an expanded configuration and a retracted configuration to correspond to a movement of the clip between the open tissue receiving configuration and the closed configuration.

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