US 11,051,928 B2
Floating carotid filter
Brendan Casey, Galway (IE); and David Vale, Galway (IE)
Assigned to NEURAVI LIMITED, Galway (IE)
Filed by NEURAVI LIMITED, Galway (IE)
Filed on Apr. 11, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/381,449.
Prior Publication US 2020/0323615 A1, Oct. 15, 2020
Int. Cl. A61F 2/01 (2006.01); A61F 2/95 (2013.01); A61B 17/3207 (2006.01)
CPC A61F 2/013 (2013.01) [A61F 2/95 (2013.01); A61B 17/3207 (2013.01); A61F 2/011 (2020.05)] 18 Claims
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1. A method for treating tandem vascular occlusions, the method comprising:
performing a thrombectomy to remove an occlusive dot in neurovasculature of a patient; providing a temporary carotid filter apparatus;
deploying the temporary carotid filter apparatus into the interior Carotid Artery of the patient following the thrombectomy;
maintaining the temporary carotid filter apparatus in the interior Carotid Artery during a patient stabilization time period during which the patient stabilizes following the thrombectomy;
deploying a stent approximate a carotid lesion after maintaining the deployed temporary carotid filter apparatus in the Interior Carotid Artery for approximately 24 hours; and
removing the temporary carotid filter apparatus from the patient following the deployment of the stent.