Closure Medical Corporation Company Profile

22:57 EDT 18th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

From its roots back in the 1970s as a small medical spin-off to today, Closure Medical Corporation has never lost sight of its commitment to revolutionize healing. Closure Medical seeks to fulfill the unmet needs of healthcare providers and their patients. Many of our products are already today helping patients heal more quickly and painlessly and our devices are changing the way physicians practice medicine.
Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, Closure Medical designs, develops, and manufactures a variety of biomaterial-based medical adhesives. Our technology is based on our innovative and proprietary biomaterials technology and our products include a growing array of user-friendly devices that offer meaningful benefits to our clinician customers as well as consumers.


5250 Greens Dairy Road
North Carolina
United States of America


Phone: 919.876.7800
Fax: 919.790.1041

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Patent Foramen Ovale Closure in Cryptogenic Stroke: Limited Data, Continued Debate

An expert panel recommends PFO closure in most scenarios for patients

Guide to Microplate Closure & Sealing

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Closure of patent foramen ovale or medical therapy alone for secondary prevention of cryptogenic cerebrovascular events.

About one-third of ischemic stroke are cryptogenic. Paradoxical embolism through patent foramen ovale (PFO) has been identified as a possible cause of cryptogenic stroke. Therefore, PFO closure has be...

Transcatheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale versus Medical Therapy after Cryptogenic Stroke: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Patent foramen ovale (PFO) with atrial septal aneurysm is suggested as an important potential source for cryptogenic strokes. Percutaneous PFO closure to reduce the recurrence of stroke compared to me...

Is Patent Foramen Ovale Closure More Effective Than Medical Therapy in Preventing Stroke Recurrence in Patients With Cryptogenic Stroke?: A Critically Appraised Topic.

The clinical benefit of patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure in patients with cryptogenic stroke (CS) for recurrent stroke prevention has been a subject of extensive debate. Prior clinical trials failed...

Reduced Stroke After Transcatheter Patent Foramen Ovale Closure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Recent randomized control trials (RCTs) have suggested benefit with transcatheter patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure plus antiplatelet therapy over medical treatment alone for secondary stroke prevent...

Patent foramen ovale closure vs. medical therapy for cryptogenic stroke: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

The efficacy of patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure for cryptogenic stroke has been controversial. We undertook a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing device closure with medi...

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Patient Comfort With Vascular Closure

The purpose of this research study is to collect information on the amount of discomfort patients experience with one of two different vascular blood vessel closure devices, the MynxM5 Vas...

Plug Arterial Closure System (PACS, 7F)

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and feasibility of the 7F Ensure Medical Vascular Closure Devices to facilitate hemostasis in patients undergoing diagnostic or interventi...

Left Atrial Appendage CLOSURE in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Compared to Medical Therapy

The study goal is to determine the clinical benefit of percutaneous catheter‐based left atrial appendage (LAA) closure in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) at high ri...

Evaluation of the STARFlex® Septal Closure System in Patients With a Stroke or TIA Due to the Possible Passage of a Clot of Unknown Origin Through a Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)

The primary objective of the study is to determine whether the STARFlex® septal closure system will safely and effectively prevent a recurrent embolic stroke/transient ischemic attack (TI...

Comparison of Amplatzer Amulet and Watchman Device in Patients Undergoing Left Atrial Appendage Closure. (SWISS-APERO)

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