Embolectomy Catheter

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Thomas J. Fogarty
... (born in Cincinnati, Ohio on February 25, 1934) is an American surgeon and inventor of the embolectomy catheter ... extraction of arterial emboli and thrombi." The balloon embolectomy catheter was used on a human patient for the first time six weeks after Fogarty came up with the idea in 1961 ... Fogarty’s inventions and the many others that resulted from his original embolectomy catheter heavily influenced the way surgery was performed ...