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Matthew W Bown, David M Butts: Shape memory medical device and methods of use. C R Bard, Rutan & Tucker, June 24, 2014: US08758268 (1 worldwide citation)

A shaped guidewire for use in medical applications is disclosed. The guidewire is shaped so as to prevent inadvertent advancement of the guidewire into the corpus of a patient during use. In one embodiment, the guidewire includes an elongate body that defines proximal and distal ends. The guidewire ...


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Matthew W Bown, M David Butts: Shape memory medical device and methods of use. CR Bard, Stoel Rives Slc, August 14, 2008: US20080194994-A1

A shaped guidewire for use in medical applications is disclosed. The guidewire is shaped so as to prevent inadvertent advancement of the guidewire into the corpus of a patient during use. In one embodiment, the guidewire includes an elongate body that defines proximal and distal ends. The guidewire ...


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Bown Matthew W, Butts M David: Shape memory medical device and methods of use. Bard C R, Wen Dapeng, Cao Re, February 17, 2010: CN200880004398

A shaped guidewire (10) for use in medical applications is disclosed. The guidewire (10) is shaped so as to prevent inadvertent advancement of the guidewire into the corpus of a patient during use. Inone embodiment, the guidewire includes an elongate body that defines proximal and distal ends. The g ...


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Shape Memory Medical Device and Methods of Use. C R BARD, April 3, 2014: US20140094778-A1

A method of treating a patient includes providing a guidewire having an elongate body defining a proximal end and a distal end, the elongate body including a shapeable portion disposed proximate the proximal end, the shapeable portion being malleable so as to be shaped into a shape and remain in the ...


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Shape Memory Medical Device and Methods of Use. October 9, 2014: US20140303600-A1

A method of treating a patient includes providing a guidewire having an elongate body defining a proximal end and a distal end, the elongate body including a shapeable portion disposed proximate the proximal end, the shapeable portion being malleable so as to be shaped into a shape and remain in the ...