US Patent Application No: 2006/0100,694

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Guidewire system

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Abstract

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A tool-carrying catheter, comprising: an elongate body adapted for insertion into a blood vessel; a tool section attached to a distal side of said body; and a guide-channel adapted to carry at least a guide-wire, wherein said catheter includes an entry port into said guide-channel for said guide wire and wherein said tool includes a distal exit for said guide wire from said guide-channel, defined in a side of said tool.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
EXISTENT INC.WILMINGTON, DE0

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Globerman, Oren Kfar-Shmaryahu, IL 83 5342

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