Intravascular filter assembly

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United States of America Patent

APP PUB NO 20060206138A1
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11075923

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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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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN5460

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Eidenschink, Tracee EJ Wayzata, MN 47 902

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Endotex Interventional Systems, Inc. (1)
* 6361546 Deployable recoverable vascular filter and methods for use 171 2000
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (4)
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* 4990156 Filter for medical use 315 1989
* 2003/0097,145 Blood clot filtering system 62 2003
* 2004/0073,252 Blood clot filtering system 74 2003
 
GOLDBERG, MARK (1)
* 6506205 Blood clot filtering system 205 2001
 
LIFESCREEN SCIENCES LLC (11)
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* 5746767 Removable thrombus filter 207 1997
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* 6342062 Retrieval devices for vena cava filter 173 1999
* 6217600 Thrombus filter with break-away anchor members 82 2000
* 6342063 Device and method for selectively removing a thrombus filter 101 2000
* 6391045 Vena cava filter 93 2000
* 6416530 Device and method for selectively removing a thrombus filter 59 2001
* 2004/0186,510 Embolic protection ivc filter 64 2003
* 7323003 Centering intravascular filters and devices and methods for deploying and retrieving intravascular filters 33 2004
 
NEPHROS THERAPEUTICS, INC. (MICHIGAN CORPORATION) (1)
* 2002/0090,389 Intravascular blood conditioning device and use thereof 72 2001
 
MICROVENTION, INC. (1)
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CELSA, B. BRAUN (1)
* 5634942 Assembly comprising a blood filter for temporary or definitive use and a device for implanting it 350 1995
 
C. R. BARD, INC. (3)
* 5669933 Removable embolus blood clot filter 424 1996
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* 6007558 Removable embolus blood clot filter 191 1998
 
PEOPLES STATE BANK, THE (1)
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B. Braun Celsa (1)
* 5375612 Possibly absorbable blood filter 543 1993
 
ATI TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
* 5838968 System and method for dynamic resource management across tasks in real-time operating systems 194 1996
 
URESIL, LLC (1)
* 5152777 Device and method for providing protection from emboli and preventing occulsion of blood vessels 524 1989
 
L.G. MEDICAL S.A. (1)
* 4688553 Filter, particularly for trapping blood clots 280 1985
 
DUKE UNIVERSITY (1)
* 2003/0208,227 Temporary vascular filters and methods 64 2003
 
EV3 INC. (2)
* 6231589 Body vessel filter 207 1999
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William Cook, Europe A/S (1)
* 5324304 Introduction catheter set for a collapsible self-expandable implant 395 1992
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (2)
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* 6371971 Guidewire filter and methods of use 370 2000
 
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (2)
* 2004/0230,220 Removable vena cava filter 78 2004
* 7232462 Self centering delivery catheter 50 2004
 
PROMED, B.P. (1)
* 4781177 Blood clots filtering device 259 1987
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
* 2010/0106,181 IN-SITU FILTER 2 2008
9387063 Embolus blood clot filter and delivery system 0 2012
9351821 Removable embolus blood clot filter and filter delivery unit 0 2013
 
MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (5)
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8734480 Vascular filter 2 2011
9028525 Percutaneous retrievable vascular filter 1 2011
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COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC (2)
* 8500760 Retractable tacking device 3 2009
9788932 Vascular filter 0 2015
 
C. R. BARD, INC. (22)
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7794473 Filter delivery system 25 2004
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8025668 Medical device removal system 14 2005
* 2006/0247,572 Medical device removal system 7 2005
9131999 Vena cava filter with filament 0 2006
8795351 Migration resistant embolic filter 2 2007
9326842 Embolus blood clot filter utilizable with a single delivery system or a single retrieval system in one of a femoral or jugular access 0 2007
8029529 Retrievable filter 38 2008
8372109 Non-entangling vena cava filter 11 2010
8613754 Tubular filter 4 2010
8992562 Filter delivery system 0 2010
8574261 Removable embolus blood clot filter 8 2011
8430903 Embolus blood clot filter and delivery system 11 2011
8690906 Removeable embolus blood clot filter and filter delivery unit 0 2012
9204956 IVC filter with translating hooks 1 2012
8628556 Non-entangling vena cava filter 5 2012
9498318 Removable embolus blood clot filter 0 2013
9017367 Tubular filter 0 2013
9144484 Non-entangling vena cava filter 0 2014
* 9421081 Embolus blood clot filter delivery system 0 2014
9615909 Removable embolus blood clot filter and filter delivery unit 0 2016
 
ARGON MEDICAL DEVICES, INC. (22)
7704266 Vein filter 34 2004
7909847 Vein filter 7 2005
7749246 Vein filter 27 2005
7976562 Method of removing a vein filter 10 2007
8211140 Vein filter 5 2007
8062326 Vein filter 6 2007
8366736 Vein filter 5 2007
8715313 Vessel filter 2 2009
8500774 Vein filter 4 2009
8162972 Vein filter 5 2010
8100936 Vein filter 6 2010
8920458 Vein filter 0 2011
8377093 Method of removing a vein filter 0 2011
8469990 Vein filter 0 2011
8591541 Vein filter 1 2012
8696700 Vein filter 0 2012
9168121 Vein filter 1 2012
9510929 Vein filter 0 2013
8864793 Vein filter 0 2013
9308075 Vessel filter 0 2013
9526604 Vessel filter 0 2013
9763766 Vein filter 0 2015
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