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 133 2904
Gilson, Paul Moycullen, IE 88 2288
Grirrin, Patrick Castlegar, IE 4 121
Nielan, John Gort, IE 9 172
Taylor, Charles Warninglid, GB 86 1764
Vale, David Clontarf, IE 116 2358

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SEGUIN, JACQUES (1)
6,562,058 Intravascular filter system 306 2001
 
ZOLL CIRCULATION, INC. (1)
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Cordis Europa N.V. (1)
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MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR LLC (1)
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Scion Cardio-Vascular, Inc. (3)
6,277,138 Filter for embolic material mounted on expandable frame 363 1999
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NMT MEDICAL (1)
6,245,012 Free standing filter 229 1999
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Salviac Limited (1)
* 2011/0307,002 EMBOLIC PROTECTION SYSTEM 0 2011
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