04762130 is referenced by 374 patents and cites 8 patents.

A helical balloon is attached to the distal end of a catheter to serve when inflated as a therapeutic tool for the removal of blood clots and as a diagnostic tool for physical measurements and the application of treatment and other materials.

Title
Catheter with corkscrew-like balloon
Application Number
7/3589
Publication Number
4762130
Application Date
January 15, 1987
Publication Date
August 9, 1988
Inventor
James C Finn III
Menlo Park
CA, US
Thomas B Kinney
San Diego
CA, US
Thomas J Fogarty
770 Welch Rd., Palo Alto, 94304
CA, US
Agent
Limbach Limbach & Sutton
Assignee
Thomas J Fogarty
CA, US
IPC
A61M 25/00
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