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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Abstract

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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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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.MAPLE GROVE, MN4586

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Messal, Todd P Plymouth, MN 3 0
Stivland, Timothy M Plymouth, MN 17 320

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (5)
4,706,671 Catheter with coiled tip 558 1985
6,616,680 Distal protection and delivery system and method 150 2000
6,805,699 Laparoscopic specimen retrieval shoehorn 22 2003
7,261,727 Distal protection and delivery system and method 7 2003
* 2005/0119,691 Distal protection device and method 37 2005
 
CONCENTRIC MEDICAL, INC. (2)
6,425,909 Methods and devices for filtering fluid flow through a body structure 147 1999
6,663,650 Systems, methods and devices for removing obstructions from a blood vessel 149 2001
 
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC. (2)
6,610,077 Expandable emboli filter and thrombectomy device 251 2001
* 2006/0212,068 Embolic protection device with an elongated superelastic radiopaque core member 5 2006
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
6,540,768 Vascular filter system 163 2000
 
GOLDBERG, MARK (1)
6,506,205 Blood clot filtering system 172 2001
 
ENDOVENTION, INC. (1)
5,947,995 Method and apparatus for removing blood clots and other objects 243 1998
 
COVIDIEN LP (1)
7,192,434 Vascular protection devices and methods of use 15 2002
 
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 301 1996
 
INCEPT LLC (5)
6,129,739 Vascular device having one or more articulation regions and methods of use 288 1999
6,179,861 Vascular device having one or more articulation regions and methods of use 296 1999
6,544,279 Vascular device for emboli, thrombus and foreign body removal and methods of use 206 2000
6,663,651 Systems and methods for vascular filter retrieval 99 2001
7,410,491 Vascular device for emboli, thrombus and foreign body removal and methods of use 20 2002
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,814,064 Distal protection device 570 1997
 
Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center (1)
5,941,896 Filter and method for trapping emboli during endovascular procedures 356 1997
 
SEGUIN, JACQUES (1)
6,562,058 Intravascular filter system 289 2001
 
B. Braun Celsa (1)
5,375,612 Possibly absorbable blood filter 439 1993
 
EV3 ENDOVASCULAR, INC. (1)
* 2005/0251,201 Devices and methods for closing a patent foramen ovale using a countertraction element 53 2004
 
EV3 INC. (1)
* 6,740,061 Distal protection device 70 2000
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (7)
5,846,260 Cannula with a modular filter for filtering embolic material 324 1997
6,592,546 Aortic occluder with associated filter and methods of use during cardiac surgery 239 1998
6,007,557 Adjustable blood filtration system 279 1998
6,042,598 Method of protecting a patient from embolization during cardiac surgery 431 1999
* 6,245,087 Variable expansion frame system for deploying medical devices and methods of use 222 1999
6,508,826 Cannula with flow diversion mechanism and methods of use 25 2001
6,790,219 Filter with integrated obturator tip and methods of use 52 2001
 
EV3 PERIPHERAL, INC. (1)
7,125,414 Emboli filter 6 2003
 
MEMORY METAL HOLLAND BV (1)
* 2006/0015,136 Vascular filter with improved strength and flexibility 48 2003
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (18)
5,911,734 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 505 1997
6,001,118 Distal protection device and method 401 1997
5,910,154 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment 437 1998
6,152,946 Distal protection device and method 420 1998
6,053,932 Distal protection device 324 1998
6,027,520 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 388 1999
6,235,044 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of mycardial or vascular tissue 238 1999
6,245,089 Distal protection device and method 316 1999
6,165,200 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 325 1999
6,371,969 Distal protection device and method 138 1999
6,676,682 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 74 2000
7,094,249 Distal protection device and method 58 2000
6,936,059 Endovascular guidewire filter and methods of use 66 2002
* 6,726,703 Distal protection device and method 79 2002
6,974,469 Distal protection device and method 59 2002
6,964,673 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 100 2003
7,326,226 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of myocardial or vascular tissue 10 2003
* 2005/0131,449 Nose rider improvement for filter exchange and methods of use 11 2003
 
SULZER INTRA THERAPEUTICS, INC. (1)
6,520,978 Emboli filter 105 2000
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (1)
* 2008/0275,485 Guidewire with collapsible filter system and method of use 1 2006
 
ANGIOGUARD, INC. (1)
6,391,044 Vascular filter system 251 1999
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