Method and apparatus for surgically removing remote deposits

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Procedures and devices for opening restrictions, e.g., occulsions, in passageways, e.g., arteries, of living beings. The device basically comprises an elongated, flexible recanalization catheter arranged to be threaded through the passageway to the site of the restriction. The catheter includes a working head which is adapted to be moved, e.g., rotated, by turbine drive while the head is advanced into the restriction to effect its opening. Blocking apparatus is provided for use with the catheter to preclude any debris produced during the restriction opening procedure from flowing distally down the passageway. Profusion apparatus also provided to provide oxygenated fluid, drugs, contrast media or dyes into the passageway. One embodiment of the recanalization catheter is a combination device having different diameter sections for introduction into a large passageway within the body while the working head is located within a small remotely located passageway.

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INTRAVASCULAR SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, INC.FRAZER, PA0

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Kensey, Kenneth R Hinsdale, IL 9 1157

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8480629 Universal utility board for use with medical devices and methods of use 1 2005
* 2006/0229,658 Embolic protection filter with reduced landing zone 7 2005
7699866 Emboli filtration system and methods of use 0 2005
* 2006/0030,876 Embolic filter device and related systems and methods 51 2005
* 2007/0005,097 Intravascular filter 0 2005
* 2005/0267,517 Disc shaped filter 37 2005
7717935 Guidewire filter and methods of use 2 2005
* 2006/0015,139 Guidewire filter and methods of use 44 2005
7691123 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 5 2005
7731683 Endoluminal occlusion-irrigation catheter with aspiration capabilities and methods of use 13 2005
* 2006/0041,304 Endoluminal occlusion-irrigation catheter with aspiration capabilities and methods of use 0 2005
7678118 Releasable basket 6 2005
* 2006/0009,786 Releasable basket 6 2005
7942893 Filter retrieval catheter 0 2005
* 2006/0025,805 Filter retrieval catheter 40 2005
* 2006/0089,665 Cartridge embolic protection filter and methods of use 2 2005
* 2006/0089,664 Distal protection mechanically attached filter cartridge 2 2005
8603104 Medical retrieval basket with legs shaped to enhance capture and reduce trauma 0 2006
7785344 Perfusion guidewire in combination with a distal filter 0 2006
* 2006/0195,138 PERFUSION GUIDEWIRE IN COMBINATION WITH A DISTAL FILTER 41 2006
* 2007/0265,655 EMBOLIC PROTECTION FILTER WITH ENHANCED STABILITY WITHIN A VESSEL 1 2006
* 2006/0287,671 Sheath tip 5 2006
7875051 Embolic protection filter having an improved filter frame 1 2006
8083689 Distal protection guidewire with nitinol core 3 2006
7842065 Rapid exchange sheath for deployment of medical devices and methods of use 6 2006
* 2007/0083,216 RAPID EXCHANGE SHEATH FOR DEPLOYMENT OF MEDICAL DEVICES AND METHODS OF USE 2 2006
8034074 Intravascular filter retrieval device having an actuatable dilator tip 1 2006
8152832 Apparatus for anchoring an intravascular device along a guidewire 1 2007
* 2007/0123,913 APPARATUS FOR ANCHORING AN INTRAVASCULAR DEVICE ALONG A GUIDEWIRE 6 2007
7998145 Selectively locking device 0 2007
* 2007/0135,833 RADIOPAQUE EMBOLIC PROTECTION FILTER MEMBRANE 45 2007
7862578 Guided filter with support wire and methods of use 1 2007
7931665 Guidewire filter and methods of use 0 2007
* 2008/0051,671 INTRAVASCULAR FILTER MONITORING 14 2007
* 2008/0097,426 PERCUTANEOUS CATHETER AND GUIDEWIRE FOR FILTERING DURING ABLATION OF MYOCARDIAL OR VASCULAR TISSUE 58 2007
7722638 Delivery and retrieval manifold for a distal protection filter 45 2007
7762403 Flexible tube for cartridge filter 1 2008
7993358 Cutting balloon catheter having increased flexibility regions 2 2009
8123779 Embolic protection device 2 2009
8945047 Traction balloon 0 2009
8444669 Embolic filter delivery system and method 0 2009
9119706 Intravascular filter and method 0 2009
7896861 Catheter with a pre-shaped distal tip 4 2009
8172864 Balloon catheter with improved pushability 10 2009
* 2010/0160,955 PERCUTANEOUS CATHETER AND GUIDEWIRE HAVING FILTER AND MEDICAL DEVICE DEPLOYMENT CAPABILITIES 1 2010
8579957 Stent delivery device with embolic protection 1 2010
8007510 Embolic protection filtering device that can be adapted to be advanced over a guidewire 0 2010
8152782 Endoluminal occlusion-irrigation catheter with aspiration capabilities and methods of use 13 2010
* 2010/0222,736 ENDOLUMINAL OCCLUSION-IRRIGATION CATHETER WITH ASPIRATION CAPABILITIES AND METHODS OF USE 0 2010
* 2010/0241,157 FILTER AND WIRE WITH DISTAL ISOLATION 0 2010
7987994 Flexible tube for cartridge filter 0 2010
* 2010/0300,956 FLEXIBLE TUBE FOR CARTRIDGE FILTER 0 2010
8292829 Medical instrument with controlled torque transmission 1 2010
* 2010/0280,415 MEDICAL INSTRUMENT WITH CONTROLLED TORQUE TRANSMISSION 0 2010
8221434 Retrieval device made of precursor alloy cable 0 2010
* 2011/0009,876 RETRIEVAL DEVICE MADE OF PRECURSOR ALLOY CABLE 1 2010
8231651 Guided filter with support wire and methods of use 2 2010
* 8732933 Releasable basket and method of making thereof 0 2010
* 2011/0143,903 RELEASABLE BASKET AND METHOD OF MAKING THEREOF 0 2010
8403912 Catheter with a pre-shaped distal tip 0 2011
* 2011/0112,514 CATHETER WITH A PRE-SHAPED DISTAL TIP 0 2011
* 2011/0202,066 RETRIEVAL DEVICE MADE OF PRECURSOR ALLOY CABLE 0 2011
* 2011/0224,716 PERCUTANEOUS CATHETER AND GUIDEWIRE HAVING FILTER AND MEDICAL DEVICE DEPLOYMENT CAPABILITIES 0 2011
8468678 Expandable retrieval device 1 2011
8287564 Embolic protection filtering device that can be adapted to be advanced over a guidewire 1 2011
8361096 Cutting balloon catheter having flexible atherotomes 2 2011
8821478 Catheter with variable stiffness 0 2012
8617193 Balloon catheter with improved pushability 0 2012
8845552 Medical instrument with controlled torque transmission 0 2012
8690903 Cutting balloon catheter having flexible atherotomes 2 2012
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7846175 Guidewire and collapsable filter system 12 2006
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7951161 Atherectomy system having a variably exposed cutter 7 2006
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8613721 Delivery and administration of compositions using interventional catheters 0 2008
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8647294 Direct stream hydrodynamic catheter system 2 2009
* 2011/0015,564 Direct Stream Hydrodynamic Catheter System 4 2009
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8597238 Enhanced cross stream mechanical thrombectomy catheter 2 2012
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