US Patent Application No: 2006/0206,138

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Intravascular filter assembly

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An intravascular filter assembly for use in a body vessel lumen having a wall, which may include a first filter having a mouth facing in a first direction at a first location for receiving emboli and an end in a second direction opposite the first direction, and a second filter having a mouth facing in the first direction at a first location for receiving emboli and an end in the second direction, wherein the second filter is removably attached to the first filter.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN4603

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Eidenschink, Tracee EJ Wayzata, MN 45 545

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Endotex Interventional Systems, Inc. (1)
* 6,361,546 Deployable recoverable vascular filter and methods for use 153 2000
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
* 4,727,873 Embolus trap 308 1986
* 4,990,156 Filter for medical use 293 1989
* 2003/0097,145 Blood clot filtering system 53 2003
* 2004/0073,252 Blood clot filtering system 54 2003
 
GOLDBERG, MARK (1)
* 6,506,205 Blood clot filtering system 181 2001
 
LIFESCREEN SCIENCES LLC (11)
* 5,370,657 Recoverable thrombosis filter 434 1993
* 5,746,767 Removable thrombus filter 186 1997
* 5,836,969 Vena cava filter 188 1997
* 5,984,947 Removable thrombus filter 151 1998
* 6,342,062 Retrieval devices for vena cava filter 135 1999
* 6,217,600 Thrombus filter with break-away anchor members 65 2000
* 6,342,063 Device and method for selectively removing a thrombus filter 87 2000
* 6,391,045 Vena cava filter 78 2000
* 6,416,530 Device and method for selectively removing a thrombus filter 50 2001
* 2004/0186,510 Embolic protection ivc filter 45 2003
* 7,323,003 Centering intravascular filters and devices and methods for deploying and retrieving intravascular filters 24 2004
 
NEPHROS THERAPEUTICS, INC. (MICHIGAN CORPORATION) (1)
* 2002/0090,389 Intravascular blood conditioning device and use thereof 64 2001
 
MICROVENTION, INC. (1)
* 5,011,488 Thrombus extraction system 563 1990
 
CELSA, B. BRAUN (1)
* 5,634,942 Assembly comprising a blood filter for temporary or definitive use and a device for implanting it 299 1995
 
C.R. BARD, INC. (3)
* 5,669,933 Removable embolus blood clot filter 390 1996
* 5,836,968 Removable embolus blood clot filter 243 1997
* 6,007,558 Removable embolus blood clot filter 166 1998
 
PEOPLES STATE BANK, THE (1)
* 5,146,634 Three zone bed cover with an inflatable human form 12 1991
 
B. Braun Celsa (1)
* 5,375,612 Possibly absorbable blood filter 468 1993
 
ATI TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
* 5,838,968 System and method for dynamic resource management across tasks in real-time operating systems 180 1996
 
URESIL, LLC (1)
* 5,152,777 Device and method for providing protection from emboli and preventing occulsion of blood vessels 492 1989
 
L.G. MEDICAL S.A. (1)
* 4,688,553 Filter, particularly for trapping blood clots 262 1985
 
DUKE UNIVERSITY (1)
* 2003/0208,227 Temporary vascular filters and methods 43 2003
 
EV3 INC. (2)
* 6,231,589 Body vessel filter 175 1999
* 2001/0000,799 Body vessel filter 36 2000
 
William Cook Europe A/S (1)
* 5,324,304 Introduction catheter set for a collapsible self-expandable implant 369 1992
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (2)
* 6,540,767 Recoilable thrombosis filtering device and method 172 2000
* 6,371,971 Guidewire filter and methods of use 298 2000
 
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (2)
* 2004/0230,220 Removable vena cava filter 58 2004
* 7,232,462 Self centering delivery catheter 31 2004
 
PROMED, B.P. (1)
* 4,781,177 Blood clots filtering device 238 1987
* Cited By Examiner

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
* 2010/0106,181 IN-SITU FILTER 0 2008
 
MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (4)
8,795,318 Percutaneous retrievable vascular filter 0 2010
8,740,931 Vascular filter 0 2011
8,734,480 Vascular filter 0 2011
9,028,525 Percutaneous retrievable vascular filter 0 2011
 
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (1)
* 8,500,760 Retractable tacking device 2 2009
 
C.R. BARD, INC. (18)
7,704,267 Non-entangling vena cava filter 18 2004
7,794,473 Filter delivery system 11 2004
8,267,954 Vascular filter with sensing capability 10 2005
8,025,668 Medical device removal system 7 2005
* 2006/0247,572 Medical device removal system 4 2005
9,131,999 Vena cava filter with filament 0 2006
8,795,351 Migration resistant embolic filter 0 2007
8,029,529 Retrievable filter 24 2008
8,372,109 Non-entangling vena cava filter 6 2010
8,613,754 Tubular filter 3 2010
8,992,562 Filter delivery system 0 2010
8,574,261 Removable embolus blood clot filter 4 2011
8,430,903 Embolus blood clot filter and delivery system 6 2011
8,690,906 Removeable embolus blood clot filter and filter delivery unit 0 2012
9,204,956 IVC filter with translating hooks 0 2012
8,628,556 Non-entangling vena cava filter 2 2012
9,017,367 Tubular filter 0 2013
9,144,484 Non-entangling vena cava filter 0 2014
 
ARGON MEDICAL DEVICES, INC. (18)
7,704,266 Vein filter 24 2004
7,909,847 Vein filter 5 2005
7,749,246 Vein filter 20 2005
7,976,562 Method of removing a vein filter 4 2007
8,211,140 Vein filter 4 2007
8,062,326 Vein filter 4 2007
8,366,736 Vein filter 4 2007
8,715,313 Vessel filter 0 2009
8,500,774 Vein filter 2 2009
8,162,972 Vein filter 4 2010
8,100,936 Vein filter 5 2010
8,920,458 Vein filter 0 2011
8,377,093 Method of removing a vein filter 0 2011
8,469,990 Vein filter 0 2011
8,591,541 Vein filter 0 2012
8,696,700 Vein filter 0 2012
9,168,121 Vein filter 0 2012
8,864,793 Vein filter 0 2013
* Cited By Examiner