University of Pittsburgh Senior Design – BioE 1160/1161. Redesign of a Distal Protection Filter for Carotid Artery Stenting. Sandeep Devabhakthuni Chenara Johnson Daphne Kontos Perry Tiberio April 18, 2005 Mentor: Ender Finol, PhD. Arterial Stenosis.
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Senior Design – BioE 1160/1161
April 18, 2005
Mentor: Ender Finol, PhD
Shape nitinol into ring and reinforce with polyimide tubing
Attach stainless steel wire guidewire
Dimensions of filter Basket
Outline filter on nylon sheet
Cut out pattern and put together with polycyanoacrylate
Glycerin/Water solution (9:16)
Point of Filter Deployment
Length = 20 cm
Insertion Point of particles
Schematic of Flow Loop
Insertion Point of Filter (one-way valve)
Trial 1: 98% capture efficiency!
*The modified capture efficiency data is presented here