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Ultrasonic apparatus, system and method for high resolution intravascular imaging to assist indovascular lesions and to monitor the results of interventional therapy. An ultrasonic transducer is carried by the distal end of a catheter adapted for insertion into a vessel, and either the transducer or another element is rotated and/or translated relative to the catheter to image different portions of the vessel.

Title
Catheter apparatus, system and method for intravascular two-dimensional ultrasonography
Application Number
6/834893
Publication Number
4794931
Application Date
February 28, 1986
Publication Date
January 3, 1989
Inventor
Paul G Yock
Menlo Park
CA, US
Agent
Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert
Assignee
Cardiovascular Imaging Systems
CA, US
IPC
A61B 10/00
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