embolic protection filter

embolic protection filter

In interventional vascular procedures, a net or umbrella placed distal to the site of an angioplasty to capture debris that has been released by the procedure and that might occlude downstream vessels.
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created a parametric model of an embolic protection filter, based on a high resolution microCT scan of a 4 mm diameter Angioguard filter (Cordis, J&J) using pyFormex (Conti, in press).
Carotid stenting is usually accompanied by an embolic protection filter designed to capture and remove any debris that becomes dislodged during a carotid stenting procedure.
Recommended Usage: Self-expanding nitinol stent, used with an embolic protection filter (the Emboshield Embolic Protection System) to capture emboli during the stenting procedure.
The embolic protection filter captures and removes any debris that has become dislodged during the carotid stenting procedure.
During 1 year of follow-up, patients who were treated with this stent along with the embolic protection filter had a 9.
NYSE: MDT), today announced CE (Conformite Europeene) mark approval and the European market launch of the Defender embolic protection filter for use during minimally invasive procedures in carotid arteries and saphenous vein grafts.
44 per share in cash, without interest, if certain milestones are achieved relating to Rubicon's embolic protection filter device and similar products.
50 per share if Rubicon develops a stroke therapy device that meets certain stringent independent testing requirements prior to March 31, 2006 (discussed above) and an additional $1 per share if net sales of Rubicon's embolic protection filter exceed $50 million in any 12-month period during the five years following the later of Rubicon's receipt of FDA approval of the Rubicon Filter and the closing date of Boston Scientific's acquisition of all the Rubicon shares.
The EmboShield embolic protection filter and the Xact carotid stent may have the potential to change the way physicians approach and treat patients with carotid artery disease.
As a result, the Rubicon Filter is designed with an ultra-low crossing profile providing cardiologists and interventional radiologists with the ability to deliver the Rubicon Filter past many blockages in blood vessels not previously navigable with other embolic protection filter delivery systems.
As a result, the Rubicon Filter is designed with an ultra-low crossing profile, providing cardiologists and interventional radiologists with the ability to deliver the Rubicon Filter past many blockages in blood vessels not previously navigable with other embolic protection filter delivery systems.