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Borillo Thomas, Maciejewski Mark, Sutton Gregg S, Welch Jeffrey: Vascular filter system. Cordis, May 14, 2003: EP1310219-A2 (18 worldwide citation)

A removable percutaneous vascular filter system for blocking emboli in a vessel while allowing continued perfusion of blood comprises a guidewire (160) having distal (162) and proximal (174) ends and a filter (170). The filter comprises (a) a non-metallic, porous, filter membrane having a distal (17 ...


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Van Tassel Robert A, Hauser Robert G, Schwartz Robert, Holmes David, Sutton Gregg S, Borillo Thomas E, Welch Jeffrey: Filter apparatus for ostium of left atrial appendage. Atritech, April 20, 2005: EP1523957-A2 (11 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for permanent placement across an ostium of a left atrial appendage in a patient, which includes a filtering membrane configured to extend across the ostium of the left atrial appendage. The filtering membrane has a permeable structure which allows blood to flow through but substantially i ...


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Sutton Gregg S, Mcmahon Brian T: Optical biopsy forceps. Spectrascience, April 28, 1999: EP0910284-A1 (11 worldwide citation)

An integrated optical biopsy forceps device and a method for tissue identification by optical analysis and biopsy sampling at a site within the body. The device includes an elongated catheter body for introduction into the body and navigation to an area of interest. An optical fiber extends through ...


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Sutton Gregg S, Peterson Dean, Welch Jeffrey: Atrial filter implants. Atritech, December 3, 2003: EP1365702-A2 (3 worldwide citation)

Implant devices for filtering blood flowing through atrial appendage ostiums have elastic cover and anchoring substructures. The substructures may include reversibly folding tines or compressible wire braid structures. The devices are folded to fit in catheter tubes for delivery to the atrial append ...


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Van Tassel Robert A, Hauser Robert G, Schwartz Robert, Holmes David, Sutton Gregg S, Borillo Thomas E, Welch Jeffrey: Barrier device for covering the ostium of left atrial appendage. Atritech, June 30, 2004: EP1433437-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

A membrane applied to the ostium of an atrial appendage is disclosed. The membrane prevents blood clots in the atrial appendage from escaping therefrom and entering the blood stream which can result in a blocked blood vessel, leading to strokes and heart attacks. The membrane may be permeable or imp ...


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Van, Tassel Robert A, Hauser Robert G, Schwartz Robert, Holmes David, Sutton Gregg S, Borillo Thomas E, Welch Jeffrey: Filter apparatus for ostium of left atrial appendage. Atritech, Van, Tassel Robert A, Hauser Robert G, Schwartz Robert, Holmes David, Sutton Gregg S, Borillo Thomas E, Welch Jeffrey, sJACKSON Robert R, May 3, 2001: WO/2001/030266 (2 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for permanent placement across an ostium of a left atrial appendage in a patient, which includes a filtering membrane configured to extend across the ostium of the left atrial appendage. The filtering membrane has a permeable structure which allows blood to flow through but substantially i ...


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Sutton Gregg S, Welch Jeffrey: Vascular filter system for cardiopulmonary bypass. Cordis, August 27, 2003: EP1338250-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

A cardiopulmonary bypass filter system comprises a housing (366) having distal and proximal ends, the proximal end comprising a connector (372) adapted to connect to at least one hose (360) and the distal end comprising a distal member (370) having first and second openings. The housing has a first ...


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Yadav Jay S, Sutton Gregg S, Raatikka Amy, Borillo Thomas: Systeme de filtre vasculaire, Vascular filter system. Angioguard, Angioguard, Ogilvy Renault Sencrl, July 13, 2010: CA2310756 (1 worldwide citation)

A removable vascular filter system for blocking micro-emboli, and macro-emboli while allowing the continued perfusion of blood, comprises a filter membrane (20) positioned on a guide wire (10), wherein a free end of the membrane sits tightly against the guide wire when the filter membrane (20) is in ...


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Sutton Gregg S, Welch Jeffrey: Systeme de filtration vasculaire pour la derivation cardiopulmonaire, Vascular filter system for cardiopulmonary bypass. Cordis Corporation, Cordis Corporation, Sim & Mcburney, September 20, 2011: CA2420558 (1 worldwide citation)

A removable vascular filter system for capture and retrieval of emboli while allowing continuous perfusion of blood during a cardiopulmonary bypass procedure, comprising a porous filter membrane with variable diameter holes, and a filter membrane support structure. The system may minimize the incide ...


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Borillo Thomas, Maciejewski Mark, Sutton Gregg S, Welch Jeffrey: Blood vessel filter system. Cordis, August 5, 2003: JP2003-220062 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a blood vessel filter system which permits an uninterrupted perfuse of blood and can trap, collect, and pull out an embolus.SOLUTION: The vessel filter system has a porous filter membrane (170) and a filter membrane support structure (169). This system is useful for ...