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Rip-Chord Release Mechanism for Deploying and Centering Greenfield IVC Design

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000195124D
Publication Date: 2010-Apr-21
Document File: 1 page(s) / 26K

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Abstract

The design consists of a delivery system with a flexible rip chord and 2 guidewire system that will allow centering of the device in a constrained configuration using two wires before pulling a "rip chord" and releasing the product into an open deployed configuration. It is intended for the use with an IVC filter but is not limited to filters and may have multiple applications.

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Rip-Chord Release Mechanism for Deploying and Centering

Greenfield

IVC Design

The design consists of a delivery system with a flexible rip chord and 2 guidewire system that will allow centering of the device in a constrained configuration using two wires before pulling a "rip chord" and releasing the product into an open deployed configuration.  It is intended for the use with an IVC filter but is not limited to filters and may have multiple applications.