04636195 is referenced by 224 patents and cites 18 patents.

A catheter is described with distal and proximate balloon segments expansible to produce a chamber around arterial plaque and a conduit for delivering solubilizing liquid into the chamber. The catheter may also contain a central expansible balloon to assist in forcing the liquid into the plaque and to compress the plaque. Several solubilizing liquids are described.

Title
Method and apparatus for removing arterial constriction
Application Number
364908
Publication Number
4636195
Application Date
April 4, 1985
Publication Date
January 13, 1987
Inventor
Harvey Wolinsky
186 Riverside Dr., New York, 10024
NY, US
Agent
Wyatt Gerber Shoup Scobey and Badie
IPC
A61M 25/00
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