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A percutaneous aspiration catheter removing thrombus or other emboli from blood vessels and a method of extracting embolus pieces larger than the diameter of the catheter. The percutaneous aspiration catheter has barbs positioned near its end to trap material within the catheter.

Title
Percutaneous aspiration catheter system
Application Number
449203
Publication Number
5938645
Application Date
March 20, 1997
Publication Date
August 17, 1999
Inventor
Lucas S Gordon
Redmond
WA, US
Agent
Todd P Messal
Assignee
Boston Scientific Corporation Northwest Technology Center
WA, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
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