05375612 is referenced by 485 patents and cites 12 patents.

The invention relates to an implantable blood filter comprising a self-expanding external structure made from a zigzagged thread wound on itself in order to exhibit a closed configuration. A central strainer section is connected to the said thread at various points for the retention of possible blood clots. This strainer section may be made from a biologically absorbable material. Applications include the production of medical blood filters, which are self-centering and absorbable.

Title
Possibly absorbable blood filter
Application Number
8/40259
Publication Number
5375612
Application Date
March 30, 1993
Publication Date
December 27, 1994
Inventor
Guy Nadal
Poitiers
FR
Maurice Roussigne
Poitiers
FR
Gerard Chevillon
Montrouge
FR
Jean Philippe Cottenceau
Antony
FR
Agent
Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy
Assignee
B Braun Celsa
FR
IPC
A61B 19/00
A61M 29/00
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