US Patent No: 8,277,479

Number of patents in Portfolio can not be more than 2000

Self-opening filter with wire actuation

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A distal protection device that may include a guidewire having a proximal end and a distal end, a filter disposed on the guidewire, the filter including filtering material and an expandable hollow coil, and a wire at least partially disposed within the coil, wherein the filter is actuatable from a closed position to an open position by reducing tension on the wire and methods of use thereof.

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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN4564

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Messal, Todd P Plymouth, MN 3 0
Stivland, Timothy M Plymouth, MN 17 302

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (18)
5,911,734 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 495 1997
6,001,118 Distal protection device and method 393 1997
5,910,154 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment 431 1998
6,152,946 Distal protection device and method 413 1998
6,053,932 Distal protection device 321 1998
6,027,520 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 382 1999
6,235,044 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of mycardial or vascular tissue 232 1999
6,245,089 Distal protection device and method 308 1999
6,165,200 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 320 1999
6,371,969 Distal protection device and method 136 1999
6,676,682 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 72 2000
7,094,249 Distal protection device and method 56 2000
6,936,059 Endovascular guidewire filter and methods of use 63 2002
* 6,726,703 Distal protection device and method 79 2002
6,974,469 Distal protection device and method 58 2002
6,964,673 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 97 2003
7,326,226 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of myocardial or vascular tissue 7 2003
* 2005/0131,449 Nose rider improvement for filter exchange and methods of use 10 2003
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (7)
5,846,260 Cannula with a modular filter for filtering embolic material 322 1997
6,592,546 Aortic occluder with associated filter and methods of use during cardiac surgery 231 1998
6,007,557 Adjustable blood filtration system 278 1998
6,042,598 Method of protecting a patient from embolization during cardiac surgery 421 1999
* 6,245,087 Variable expansion frame system for deploying medical devices and methods of use 220 1999
6,508,826 Cannula with flow diversion mechanism and methods of use 24 2001
6,790,219 Filter with integrated obturator tip and methods of use 52 2001
 
INCEPT LLC (5)
6,129,739 Vascular device having one or more articulation regions and methods of use 284 1999
6,179,861 Vascular device having one or more articulation regions and methods of use 292 1999
6,544,279 Vascular device for emboli, thrombus and foreign body removal and methods of use 201 2000
6,663,651 Systems and methods for vascular filter retrieval 98 2001
7,410,491 Vascular device for emboli, thrombus and foreign body removal and methods of use 20 2002
 
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC. (2)
6,610,077 Expandable emboli filter and thrombectomy device 237 2001
* 2006/0212,068 Embolic protection device with an elongated superelastic radiopaque core member 5 2006
 
CONCENTRIC MEDICAL, INC. (2)
6,425,909 Methods and devices for filtering fluid flow through a body structure 144 1999
6,663,650 Systems, methods and devices for removing obstructions from a blood vessel 145 2001
 
ANGIOGUARD, INC. (1)
6,391,044 Vascular filter system 246 1999
 
ANSELL EDMONT INDUSTRIAL INC. (1)
5,895,399 Atherectomy device having trapping and excising means for removal of plaque from the aorta and other arteries 294 1996
 
B. Braun Celsa (1)
5,375,612 Possibly absorbable blood filter 432 1993
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (1)
* 2008/0275,485 Guidewire with collapsible filter system and method of use 1 2006
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
6,540,768 Vascular filter system 158 2000
 
COVIDIEN LP (1)
7,192,434 Vascular protection devices and methods of use 13 2002
 
ENDOVENTION, INC. (1)
5,947,995 Method and apparatus for removing blood clots and other objects 236 1998
 
EV3 ENDOVASCULAR, INC. (1)
* 2005/0251,201 Devices and methods for closing a patent foramen ovale using a countertraction element 52 2004
 
EV3 INC. (1)
* 6,740,061 Distal protection device 69 2000
 
EV3 PERIPHERAL, INC. (1)
7,125,414 Emboli filter 6 2003
 
GOLDBERG, MARK (1)
6,506,205 Blood clot filtering system 170 2001
 
MEMORY METAL HOLLAND BV (1)
* 2006/0015,136 Vascular filter with improved strength and flexibility 47 2003
 
Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center (1)
5,941,896 Filter and method for trapping emboli during endovascular procedures 353 1997
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,814,064 Distal protection device 564 1997
 
SEGUIN, JACQUES (1)
6,562,058 Intravascular filter system 280 2001
 
SULZER INTRA THERAPEUTICS, INC. (1)
6,520,978 Emboli filter 104 2000
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (5)
4,706,671 Catheter with coiled tip 549 1985
6,616,680 Distal protection and delivery system and method 148 2000
6,805,699 Laparoscopic specimen retrieval shoehorn 21 2003
7,261,727 Distal protection and delivery system and method 7 2003
* 2005/0119,691 Distal protection device and method 37 2005
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