Self-opening filter with wire actuation

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8277479
APP PUB NO 20070299465A1
SERIAL NO

11749475

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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, MN5077

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Messal, Todd P Plymouth, US 2 0
Stivland, Timothy M Plymouth, US 12 463

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Concentric Medical, Inc. (2)
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Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (2)
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CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
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GOLDBERG, MARK (1)
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ENDOVENTION, INC. (1)
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COVIDIEN LP (2)
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SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
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MONTEFIORE HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER (1)
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SEGUIN, JACQUES (1)
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B. Braun Celsa (1)
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EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (7)
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MEMORY METAL HOLLAND BV (1)
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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (1)
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