Table 2

Overview of the Embolic Protection Devices in the Patient Cohort

Type of Embolic ProtectionName (Company)n%
Distal occlusionPercusurge GuardWire (Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN)31.7
TriActiv (Kensey Nash Exton, PA)31.7
Twin One (Minvasys Genevilliers, France)10.6
Filter deviceSpider (ev3, Plymouth, MN)179.6
Angioguard (Cordis, Miami Lakes, FL)2715.3
Accunet (Guidant/Boston Scientific, Natick, MA)84.7
FilterWire (Boston Scientific, Natick, MA)5229.4
Rubicon (Rubicon Medical/Boston Scientific, Natick, MA)42.3
Interceptor (Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN)31.7
Emboshield (Abbott Vascular, Abbott Park, IL)147.9
Proximal occlusionMoMa (Invatec, Roncadelle, Italy)3218.1
NPS (W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Newark, DE)84.5
CombinedFibernet (Lumen Biomedical, Plymouth, MN)52.8