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An atherectomy system for coring, ingesting and removing an obstruction material from within a patient's vessel having a flexible guide-wire defining voids for containing obstruction material and defining a diametrical envelope, a flexible rotary-catheter slidable and rotatable over the diametrical envelope having a rotary coring means at its distal end, a continuous passage defined around the flexible guide-wire by the flexible rotary-catheter for ingesting the cored obstruction material, and coupling means at the proximal end of the flexible rotary-catheter for coupling to rotating means.

Title
Atherectomy system with a guide wire
Application Number
609846
Publication Number
4979939
Application Date
May 12, 1989
Publication Date
December 25, 1990
Inventor
Samuel Shiber
Billerica
MA, US
Agent
Samuel Shiber
Assignee
Surgical Systems & Instruments
MA, US
IPC
A61B 17/32
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