Patent Number: 6,254,610

Title: Device and method for dragging and positioning a member within a duct in a body

Abstract: A device for dragging and positioning of a member within a duct in a body comprising a rod, having a proximal end and a distal end, wherein the distal end of the rod is coupled to a loop, designed to be slidably mounted over a guidewire, and wherein said loop is provided with hooking means, onto which a member to be guide and positioned within a duct in a body is hooked, so that when advancing the rod from its distal end, the loop slides forward over the guidewire, and drags the member to the desired target location.

Inventors: Darvish; Nissim (Haifa, IL), Malonek; Dov (Qiryat Tivon, IL)

Assignee: Impulse Dynamics N.V.

International Classification: A61B 17/22 (20060101); A61F 011/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018