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Apparatus for clearing lumens of thrombolytic material, comprising a motor including a control therefor operable using one hand holding the motor; an elongated wire connected to the motor for rotation by the motor; a catheter for enveloping a length of the wire; and a grip facilitating manual rotation of the catheter by the one hand independently of the wire as the wire is rotated by the motor at a speed sufficient to create a standing wave in a portion of the wire extending from the catheter.

Title
Rotational thrombectomy apparatus and method with standing wave
Application Number
9/122483
Publication Number
6090118
Application Date
July 23, 1998
Publication Date
July 18, 2000
Inventor
James F McGuckin Jr
585 County Line Rd., Radnor, 19087
PA, US
Agent
Charles N Quinn
IPC
A61B 17/22
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