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Atherectomy device for removing material from an atheroma in the vascular system. A cutter is mounted in a cylindrical housing having a cutout on one side thereof at the distal end of a catheter. The catheter has a single luminal opening, and a flexible drive cable for operating the cutter passes through this opening. An inflatable balloon is positioned outside the housing opposite the cutout, and a medium for inflating the balloon is introduced through the luminal opening of the catheter.

Title
Single lumen atherectomy catheter device
Application Number
6/834950
Publication Number
4669469
Application Date
February 28, 1986
Publication Date
June 2, 1987
Inventor
John B Simpson
Woodside
CA, US
Hanson S Gifford III
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert
Assignee
Devices for Vascular Intervention
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/32
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