US 10,376,274 B2
Apparatus and method for vessel occlusion removal
Danny Farin, Adanim (IL); Gilad Cibulski, Zur-Moshe (IL); Avraham Rapaport, Tel-Aviv (IL); and Itamar Bonneau, Tel-Aviv (IL)
Assigned to Perflow Medical Ltd., Natania (IL)
Appl. No. 15/568,826
Filed by Perflow Medical Ltd., Tel-Aviv (IL)
PCT Filed Jul. 14, 2016, PCT No. PCT/IL2016/050763
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Oct. 24, 2017,
PCT Pub. No. WO2017/009841, PCT Pub. Date Jan. 19, 2017.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/193,204, filed on Jul. 16, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2018/0103970 A1, Apr. 19, 2018
Int. Cl. A61B 17/221 (2006.01); A61B 17/12 (2006.01); A61B 17/3207 (2006.01); A61B 17/32 (2006.01); A61B 17/22 (2006.01)
CPC A61B 17/221 (2013.01) [A61B 17/12109 (2013.01); A61B 17/320725 (2013.01); A61B 2017/2212 (2013.01); A61B 2017/22034 (2013.01); A61B 2017/320064 (2013.01)] 31 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A device for removal of obstructive material from a vessel comprising:
an expandable structure sized for insertion into the vessel; and
one or more protrusion extending radially from a central longitudinal axis of said expandable structure such that a space is generated between said one or more protrusion and a closest portion of said expandable structure;
wherein said space is sized and shaped to be suitable to accept obstructive material; and
wherein said expandable structure includes a woven structure having warp and weft wires, said one or more protrusion is in the form of a wire with two ends, one end of said two ends forming said weft or warp wire of said woven structure and a second end of said two ends, opposite to said one end, forming a continuation of said weft or warp wire of said woven structure.