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USD777926S1 US29509636 US201429509636F USD777926S US D777926 S1 USD777926 S1 US D777926S1 US 29509636 US29509636 US 29509636 US 201429509636 F US201429509636 F US 201429509636F US D777926 S USD777926 S US D777926S
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FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a elongate member of an intra-cardiac procedure device;

FIG. 2 is a top view of the elongate member of FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a bottom view of the elongate member of FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a left side view of the elongate member of FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a right side view of the elongate member of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a front view of the elongate member of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a back view of the elongate member of FIG. 1;

FIG. 8 is another perspective view of the elongate member of FIG. 1, shown in relation to certain additional environmental features;

FIG. 9 is a top view of the elongate member of FIG. 8;

FIG. 10 is a bottom view of the elongate member of FIG. 8;

FIG. 11 is a left side view of the elongate member of FIG. 8;

FIG. 12 is a right side view of the elongate member of FIG. 8;

FIG. 13 is a front view of the elongate member of FIG. 8; and,

FIG. 14 is a back view of the elongate member of FIG. 8.

The broken lines showing on the outer surface of the elongate member illustrate the bounds of the claim. The broken lines showing the shaft and other elongate members illustrate the environmental structures. The broken lines form no part of the claimed design.

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  1. The ornamental design for an intra-cardiac procedure device, as shown and described.
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