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 147 4970
Gilson, Paul Moycullen, IE 93 3474
Grirrin, Patrick Castlegar, IE 4 167
Nielan, John Gort, IE 9 224
Taylor, Charles Warninglid, GB 90 2759
Vale, David Clontarf, IE 136 4163

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STRYKER EUROPEAN HOLDINGS I, LLC (4)
5,387,219 Medical retrieval snare with coil wrapped loop 127 1993
6,066,149 Mechanical clot treatment device with distal filter 430 1997
6,086,577 Detachable aneurysm neck bridge (III) 154 1998
6,602,269 Embolic devices capable of in-situ reinforcement 103 2001
 
SEGUIN, JACQUES (1)
6,562,058 Intravascular filter system 357 2001
 
ZOLL CIRCULATION, INC. (1)
6,533,800 Devices and methods for preventing distal embolization using flow reversal in arteries having collateral blood flow 145 2001
 
MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
2004/0102,772 Apparatus and method for minimally invasive surgery using rotational cutting tool 24 2003
 
Scion Cardio-Vascular, Inc. (3)
6,277,138 Filter for embolic material mounted on expandable frame 402 1999
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6,537,296 Locking frame, filter and deployment system 133 2001
 
NMT MEDICAL (1)
6,245,012 Free standing filter 261 1999
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Salviac Limited (1)
* 2011/0307,002 EMBOLIC PROTECTION SYSTEM 0 2011
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