US Patent No: 7,972,352

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Embolic protection system

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is in the collapsed configuration and the expanded deployed configuration. A delivery catheter is advanceable over the guidewire for delivery of the embolic protection filter. A retrieval catheter is also advanceable over the guidewire for retrieval of the filter , and engagement elements are used for engaging the embolic protection filter with the guidewire for retrieval of the filter into the retrieval catheter in the collapsed configuration.

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SALVIAC LIMITEDDUBLIN65

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Brady, Eamon Elphin, IE 187 3742
Gilson, Paul County Galway, IE 123 2762
Grirrin, Patrick Castlegar, IE 5 160
Nielan, John Gort, IE 13 213
Taylor, Charles Delray Beach, FL 120 2292
Vale, David Dublin, IE 160 3122

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2002/0045,916 Temporary vascular filter guide wire 79 2001
 
SEGUIN, JACQUES (1)
6,562,058 Intravascular filter system 292 2001
 
ZOLL CIRCULATION, INC. (1)
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Cordis Europa N.V. (1)
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6,277,138 Filter for embolic material mounted on expandable frame 345 1999
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NMT MEDICAL (1)
6,245,012 Free standing filter 222 1999
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SALVIAC LIMITED (1)
* 2011/0307,002 EMBOLIC PROTECTION SYSTEM 0 2011
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