US 9,808,604 B2
Guide wire
Yutaka Matsubara, Fujinomiya (JP)
Assigned to Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Sep. 24, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/864,441.
Application 14/864,441 is a continuation of application No. PCT/JP2013/059833, filed on Apr. 1, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2016/0008586 A1, Jan. 14, 2016
Int. Cl. A61B 5/00 (2006.01); A61M 25/00 (2006.01); A61M 25/09 (2006.01)
CPC A61M 25/09 (2013.01) [A61M 2025/0915 (2013.01); A61M 2025/09083 (2013.01); A61M 2025/09091 (2013.01); A61M 2025/09108 (2013.01); A61M 2025/09175 (2013.01)] 10 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A guide wire comprising:
a wire main body including a plate-like portion in a distal end portion of the wire main body, the plate-like portion having a distal-most end and a proximal-most end; and
a reinforcement portion provided on at least one surface of the plate-like portion, and which reinforces the plate-like portion;
wherein the reinforcement portion extends from the distal-most end to the proximal-most end of the plate-like portion;
wherein the reinforcement portion includes two wire rods;
wherein the plate-like portion defines a first planar surface and a second planar surface; and
wherein each of the two wire rods is provided on the first planar surface of the plate-like portion, and the two wire rods intersect each other at a center portion of the plate-like portion.