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1. (WO2017151178) PLACID WIRE MECHANISM OF PENETRATING BLOCKINGS AND OCCLUSIONS IN ARTERIES

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/151178    International Application No.:    PCT/US2016/043908
Publication Date: Sat Sep 09 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Tue Jul 26 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A61B 17/17
A61B 17/16
Applicants: CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
PLACIDUS LLC
Inventors: BAR-COHEN, Yoseph
SHERRIT, Stewart
LEE, Hyeong Jae
BADESCU, Mircea
BAO, Xiaoqi
SHALEV, Yoseph
LEAVITT, Joshua
Title: PLACID WIRE MECHANISM OF PENETRATING BLOCKINGS AND OCCLUSIONS IN ARTERIES
Abstract:
An arterial blockage percussive drill having a guiding sleeve, a drilling wire slidably coupled to the guiding sleeve and a percussive actuator coupled to the drilling wire to longitudinally oscillate the drilling wire into an arterial blockage.