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Denise Barbut, Jonathan D Root, Robert Rizzari, James M Sellers, Giovanni Pastrone, John McKenzie: Atherectomy device having trapping and excising means for removal of plaque from the aorta and other arteries. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, September 2, 1997: US05662671 (639 worldwide citation)

An arterial catheter system for removing plaque from the aorta and other arteries is disclosed. The system typically includes an elongate catheter member, a filtration apparatus disposed within the distal region, and an atherectomy assembly which includes a mechanism for trapping and holding mobile ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, June 15, 1999: US05911734 (543 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for treating stenosed blood vessels is provided, more particularly a percutaneous catheter, including a filter for capturing loose embolic material, used to deliver a stent, preferably within the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or the carotid arteries. The catheter includes ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Method of protecting a patient from embolization during cardiac surgery. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, March 28, 2000: US06042598 (520 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for treating stenosed blood vessels is provided, more particularly a percutaneous catheter, including a filter for capturing loose embolic material, used to deliver a stent, preferably within the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or the carotid arteries. The catheter includes ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment. EMBOL X, Lyon & Lyon, June 8, 1999: US05910154 (463 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for treating stenosed blood vessels is provided, more particularly a percutaneous catheter, including a filter for capturing loose embolic material, used to deliver a stent, preferably within the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or the carotid arteries. The catheter includes ...


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Denise Barbut, Jonathan D Root, Giovanni Pastrone, James M Sellers, Robert Rizzari: Cannula with associated filter. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, June 23, 1998: US05769816 (439 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for filtering blood. The devices generally comprise: a mesh for filtering blood flowing within a blood vessel, particularly within an artery such as the aorta; a structure adapted to open and close the mesh within the blood vessel; and a means to actuate the structure. The method ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire having filter and medical device deployment capabilities. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, February 22, 2000: US06027520 (423 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for treating stenosed blood vessels is provided, more particularly a percutaneous catheter, including a filter for capturing loose embolic material, used to deliver a stent, preferably within the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, or the carotid arteries. The catheter includes ...


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Denise Barbut, Jonathan D Root, Robert Rizzari, James M Sellers, Giovanni Pastrone, John McKenzie: Atherectomy device having trapping and excising means for removal of plaque from the aorta and other arteries. Embol X, William E Mouzavires, January 4, 2000: US06010522 (412 worldwide citation)

An arterial catheter system for removing plaque from the aorta and other arteries is disclosed. The system typically includes an elongate catheter member, a filtration apparatus disposed within the distal region, and an atherectomy assembly which includes a mechanism for trapping and holding mobile ...


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John McKenzie, Sachiko Hattori: Implantable cerebral protection device and methods of use. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, July 10, 2001: US06258120 (400 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to devices and methods for diverting emboli away from the carotid arteries in the aorta. The devices are aortic diverters that generally comprise a hollow tube with a substantially cylindrical or conical wall, which is impermeable to emboli and which has open ends t ...


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Yue Teh Jang: Percutaneous filtration catheter for valve repair surgery and methods of use. Embol X, Lyon & Lyon, April 18, 2000: US06051014 (387 worldwide citation)

A percutaneous filtration catheter used to entrap emboli from a patient's aorta and heart during cardiac surgery. The catheter has an elongate member, a proximal end, and a distal end. A balloon occluder is mounted on the distal end of the elongate member and an expandable filter is mounted on the e ...


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Denise Barbut, Jonathan D Root, Robert Rizzari, James M Sellers, Giovanni Pastrone, John McKenzie: Atherectomy device having trapping and excising means for removal of plaque from the aorta and other arteries. Embol X, William E Mouzavires, April 20, 1999: US05895399 (370 worldwide citation)

An arterial catheter system for removing plaque from the aorta and other arteries is disclosed. The system typically includes an elongate catheter member, a filtration apparatus disposed within the distal region, and an atherectomy assembly which includes a mechanism for trapping and holding mobile ...