US Patent No: 8,277,479

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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, MN4726

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Messal, Todd P Plymouth, MN 3 0
Stivland, Timothy M Plymouth, MN 17 219

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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 464 1997
6,001,118 Distal protection device and method 380 1997
5,910,154 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment 406 1998
6,152,946 Distal protection device and method 390 1998
6,053,932 Distal protection device 308 1998
6,027,520 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 364 1999
6,235,044 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of mycardial or vascular tissue 218 1999
6,245,089 Distal protection device and method 290 1999
6,165,200 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 307 1999
6,371,969 Distal protection device and method 129 1999
6,676,682 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 68 2000
7,094,249 Distal protection device and method 50 2000
6,936,059 Endovascular guidewire filter and methods of use 60 2002
6,726,703 Distal protection device and method 76 2002
6,974,469 Distal protection device and method 56 2002
6,964,673 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 89 2003
7,326,226 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of myocardial or vascular tissue 4 2003
2005/0131,449 Nose rider improvement for filter exchange and methods of use 9 2003
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (7)
5,846,260 Cannula with a modular filter for filtering embolic material 314 1997
6,592,546 Aortic occluder with associated filter and methods of use during cardiac surgery 198 1998
6,007,557 Adjustable blood filtration system 269 1998
6,042,598 Method of protecting a patient from embolization during cardiac surgery 380 1999
6,245,087 Variable expansion frame system for deploying medical devices and methods of use 210 1999
6,508,826 Cannula with flow diversion mechanism and methods of use 22 2001
6,790,219 Filter with integrated obturator tip and methods of use 50 2001
 
INCEPT LLC (5)
6,129,739 Vascular device having one or more articulation regions and methods of use 272 1999
6,179,861 Vascular device having one or more articulation regions and methods of use 283 1999
6,544,279 Vascular device for emboli, thrombus and foreign body removal and methods of use 152 2000
6,663,651 Systems and methods for vascular filter retrieval 93 2001
7,410,491 Vascular device for emboli, thrombus and foreign body removal and methods of use 11 2002
 
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS INC. (2)
6,610,077 Expandable emboli filter and thrombectomy device 183 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 137 1999
6,663,650 Systems, methods and devices for removing obstructions from a blood vessel 130 2001
 
ANGIOGUARD, INC. (1)
6,391,044 Vascular filter system 197 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 271 1996
 
B. Braun Celsa (1)
5,375,612 Possibly absorbable blood filter 401 1993
 
BAYER MEDICAL CARE INC. (1)
2008/0275,485 Guidewire with collapsible filter system and method of use 1 2006
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
6,540,768 Vascular filter system 140 2000
 
COVIDIEN LP (1)
7,192,434 Vascular protection devices and methods of use 11 2002
 
ENDOVENTION, INC. (1)
5,947,995 Method and apparatus for removing blood clots and other objects 221 1998
 
EV3 ENDOVASCULAR, INC. (1)
2005/0251,201 Devices and methods for closing a patent foramen ovale using a countertraction element 46 2004
 
EV3 INC. (1)
6,740,061 Distal protection device 64 2000
 
EV3 PERIPHERAL, INC. (1)
7,125,414 Emboli filter 4 2003
 
GOLDBERG, MARK (1)
6,506,205 Blood clot filtering system 157 2001
 
MEMORY METAL HOLLAND BV (1)
2006/0015,136 Vascular filter with improved strength and flexibility 41 2003
 
Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center (1)
5,941,896 Filter and method for trapping emboli during endovascular procedures 338 1997
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,814,064 Distal protection device 541 1997
 
SEGUIN, JACQUES (1)
6,562,058 Intravascular filter system 245 2001
 
SULZER INTRA THERAPEUTICS, INC. (1)
6,520,978 Emboli filter 100 2000
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (5)
4,706,671 Catheter with coiled tip 520 1985
6,616,680 Distal protection and delivery system and method 140 2000
6,805,699 Laparoscopic specimen retrieval shoehorn 16 2003
7,261,727 Distal protection and delivery system and method 5 2003
2005/0119,691 Distal protection device and method 36 2005

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