04385635 is referenced by 190 patents and cites 8 patents.

An angiographic catheter having a soft flexible, pliable leading tip zone consisting of elastomeric material wherein the tip zone of an axial length in the range between 1 and 10 millimeters, and wherein the catheter is composed of a main reinforced length and an intermediate zone between the tip zone and the main length, the main length being reinforced by an inner tube of a polyamide material and wherein the polyamide is tapered in the intermediate zone to provide a tapered reinforced section tapering distally and uniformly to zero at the tip zone. The catheter may be provided with perforations in a pattern as desired.

Title
Angiographic catheter with soft tip end
Application Number
143891
Publication Number
4385635
Application Date
May 15, 1981
Publication Date
May 31, 1983
Inventor
Oscar F Ruiz
3655 Bay Homes Dr., Coconut Grove, 33133
FL, US
Agent
John Cyril Malloy
IPC
A61B 6/00
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