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Mark Ritchart, Mike Mariant, Ivan Sepetka, Erik Engelson: Vaso-occlusion coil and method. Target Therapeutics, Irell & Manella, February 19, 1991: US04994069 (919 worldwide citation)

A flexible, preferably coiled wire for use in small-vessel vaso-occlusion. The wire has a stretched, linear condition in which it can be advanced through a catheter lumen to a selected vessel, and a relaxed, convoluted condition produced by a combination of a helical winding of the wire, and irregul ...


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Erik T Engelson: Detachable pusher-vasoocclusive coil assembly with interlocking ball and keyway coupling. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, November 16, 1993: US05261916 (496 worldwide citation)

A pusher-vasoocclusive coil assembly that is advanced through a catheter to a site within a vessel and is manipulated to detach the coil from the assembly. The coil has an enlarged member at its proximal end and the pusher has a keyway at its distal end that receives the enlarged member in interlock ...


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Thomas J Palermo: Detachable embolic coil assembly using interlocking clasps and method of use. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, October 5, 1993: US05250071 (478 worldwide citation)

This invention is a surgical instrument and specifically is a device for delivering an embolic coil to a selected site within the vasculature of a human body via use of a catheter. In particular, the device uses embolic coils having interlocking clasps on the coils which are secured to each other by ...


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James J Phelps, Nga T Van: Vasoocclusion coil with attached tubular woven or braided fibrous covering. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, January 17, 1995: US05382259 (455 worldwide citation)

This invention is in the field of vasoocclusion devices. More particularly, it relates to a vasoocclusion coil which may be segmented, onto which a fibrous, woven or braided, tubular covering or element is attached.


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Thomas J Palermo: Assembly for placement of embolic coils using frictional placement. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, May 17, 1994: US05312415 (439 worldwide citation)

This invention is a surgical instrument and specifically is a device for delivering embolic coils to a selected site within the vasculature of the human body via use of a catheter. Specifically, a pusher sheath within the catheter lumen pushes embolic coils mounted on a guidewire through the end of ...


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Thomas J Palermo, Phong Pham: Axially detachable embolic coil assembly. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, September 27, 1994: US05350397 (430 worldwide citation)

This invention is a surgical instrument and specifically is a device for delivering an embolic coil to a selected site within a vessel in a human body via use of a catheter. In particular, the device involves an embolic coil having an enlarged member, such as a ball attached thereto which coil is re ...


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Gene Samson, Harold F Carrison: Mechanical clot treatment device with distal filter. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, May 23, 2000: US06066149 (418 worldwide citation)

This is a surgical device usually delivered through an intravascular catheter. It may be used in several ways. It may, for instance, be used to open a clear passageway adjacent thrombus to allow both blood and medication to bypass the clot. It may be used to pierce and to remove thrombus. These thro ...


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U Hiram Chee, Mike Mariant: Vasoocclusion coil with attached fibrous element(s). Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, July 13, 1993: US05226911 (397 worldwide citation)

A device for occluding a blood vessel comprising a helical metal coil having at least one fibrous element attached to its proximal end wherein the fibrous element(s) extends in a sinusoidal wave configuration, the loops of which extend about individual windings at spaced intervals along the axis of ...


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Guido Guglielmi, Ivan Sepetka: In an endovascular electrolytically detachable wire and tip for the formation of thrombus in arteries, veins, aneurysms, vascular malformations and arteriovenous fistulas. Target Therapeutics, The Regents of the University of California, Dawes Daniel L, October 11, 1994: US05354295 (395 worldwide citation)

An artery, vein, aneurysm, vascular malformation or arterial fistula is occluded through endovascular occlusion by the endovascular insertion of a platinum wire and/or tip into the vascular cavity. The vascular cavity is packed with the tip to obstruct blood flow or access of blood in the cavity suc ...


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Ivan Sepetka: Detachable pusher-vasoocclusion coil assembly with threaded coupling. Target Therapeutics, Morrison & Foerster, August 10, 1993: US05234437 (394 worldwide citation)

A pusher-vasoocclusive coil assembly that is advanced through a catheter to a site within a vessel and is manipulated to detach the coil from the assembly. The pusher has a distal end that is initially threaded into the proximal end of the coil and the assembly includes a sleeve that is slid over th ...



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