US 9,808,599 B2
Device delivery system
Heath Bowman, Trabuco Canyon, CA (US); and Ross Tsukashima, San Diego, CA (US)
Assigned to MicroVention, Inc., Tustin, CA (US)
Filed by MicroVention, Inc., Tustin, CA (US)
Filed on Dec. 19, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/578,106.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/919,669, filed on Dec. 20, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2015/0173772 A1, Jun. 25, 2015
Int. Cl. A61B 17/12 (2006.01); A61M 25/01 (2006.01); A61M 25/09 (2006.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01)
CPC A61M 25/0138 (2013.01) [A61B 17/1214 (2013.01); A61B 17/12163 (2013.01); A61M 25/09041 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00115 (2013.01); A61B 2017/1209 (2013.01); A61B 2017/12054 (2013.01); A61B 2017/12063 (2013.01); A61B 2017/12068 (2013.01); A61M 25/0158 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An embolic coil delivery system comprising:
a catheter including a first contact and a second contact;
an embolic coil including two segments separated by a link; the link including a proximal conductive sleeve, a distal conductive sleeve, and a monofilament between the proximal and the distal conductive sleeves;
wherein a circuit is completed when the catheter's first and second contacts are aligned in electrical communication with the link's proximal and distal conductive sleeves, and wherein the monofilament is degradable in response to the circuit being completed such that the two segments of the embolic coil detach from each other in response to the monofilament degrading.