03996938 is referenced by 527 patents and cites 6 patents.

The diameter of a normally cylindrical mesh on the distal end of a flexible catheter is increased by a manually operated plunger so as to remove a clot from the vessel as the catheter is withdrawn.

Title
Expanding mesh catheter
Application Number
5/594706
Publication Number
3996938
Application Date
July 10, 1975
Publication Date
December 14, 1976
Inventor
William T Clark III
No. 6 Davis Blvd., New Orleans, 70121
LA, US
IPC
A61M 25/00
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