US Patent No: 8,277,479

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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, MN4969

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Messal, Todd P Plymouth, US 2 0
Stivland, Timothy M Plymouth, US 12 446

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (5)
4,706,671 Catheter with coiled tip 625 1985
6,616,680 Distal protection and delivery system and method 171 2000
6,805,699 Laparoscopic specimen retrieval shoehorn 31 2003
7,261,727 Distal protection and delivery system and method 15 2003
* 2005/0119,691 Distal protection device and method 39 2005
 
Concentric Medical, Inc. (2)
6,425,909 Methods and devices for filtering fluid flow through a body structure 172 1999
6,663,650 Systems, methods and devices for removing obstructions from a blood vessel 184 2001
 
Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc. (2)
6,610,077 Expandable emboli filter and thrombectomy device 328 2001
* 2006/0212,068 Embolic protection device with an elongated superelastic radiopaque core member 6 2006
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
6,540,768 Vascular filter system 207 2000
 
GOLDBERG, MARK (1)
6,506,205 Blood clot filtering system 194 2001
 
ENDOVENTION, INC. (1)
5,947,995 Method and apparatus for removing blood clots and other objects 280 1998
 
COVIDIEN LP (2)
* 6,740,061 Distal protection device 89 2000
7,192,434 Vascular protection devices and methods of use 27 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 367 1996
 
Incept LLC (5)
6,129,739 Vascular device having one or more articulation regions and methods of use 315 1999
6,179,861 Vascular device having one or more articulation regions and methods of use 315 1999
6,544,279 Vascular device for emboli, thrombus and foreign body removal and methods of use 251 2000
6,663,651 Systems and methods for vascular filter retrieval 106 2001
7,410,491 Vascular device for emboli, thrombus and foreign body removal and methods of use 44 2002
 
SCIMED LIFE SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,814,064 Distal protection device 627 1997
 
Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center (1)
5,941,896 Filter and method for trapping emboli during endovascular procedures 385 1997
 
SEGUIN, JACQUES (1)
6,562,058 Intravascular filter system 352 2001
 
B. Braun Celsa (1)
5,375,612 Possibly absorbable blood filter 512 1993
 
EV3 ENDOVASCULAR, INC. (1)
* 2005/0251,201 Devices and methods for closing a patent foramen ovale using a countertraction element 61 2004
 
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES CORPORATION (7)
5,846,260 Cannula with a modular filter for filtering embolic material 339 1997
6,592,546 Aortic occluder with associated filter and methods of use during cardiac surgery 307 1998
6,007,557 Adjustable blood filtration system 293 1998
6,042,598 Method of protecting a patient from embolization during cardiac surgery 516 1999
* 6,245,087 Variable expansion frame system for deploying medical devices and methods of use 256 1999
6,508,826 Cannula with flow diversion mechanism and methods of use 29 2001
6,790,219 Filter with integrated obturator tip and methods of use 54 2001
 
EV3 PERIPHERAL, INC. (1)
7,125,414 Emboli filter 9 2003
 
MEMORY METAL HOLLAND B.V. (1)
* 2006/0015,136 Vascular filter with improved strength and flexibility 67 2003
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (18)
5,911,734 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 571 1997
6,001,118 Distal protection device and method 454 1997
5,910,154 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment 492 1998
6,152,946 Distal protection device and method 457 1998
6,053,932 Distal protection device 345 1998
6,027,520 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 440 1999
6,235,044 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of mycardial or vascular tissue 311 1999
6,245,089 Distal protection device and method 356 1999
6,165,200 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 367 1999
6,371,969 Distal protection device and method 155 1999
6,676,682 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 90 2000
7,094,249 Distal protection device and method 75 2000
6,936,059 Endovascular guidewire filter and methods of use 74 2002
* 6,726,703 Distal protection device and method 82 2002
6,974,469 Distal protection device and method 70 2002
6,964,673 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities 126 2003
7,326,226 Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of myocardial or vascular tissue 62 2003
* 2005/0131,449 Nose rider improvement for filter exchange and methods of use 25 2003
 
SULZER INTRA THERAPEUTICS, INC. (1)
6,520,978 Emboli filter 109 2000
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED (1)
* 2008/0275,485 Guidewire with collapsible filter system and method of use 7 2006
 
Angioguard, Inc. (1)
6,391,044 Vascular filter system 281 1999
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