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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
Method for intravascular two-dimensional ultrasonography and recanalization
Application Number
834893
Publication Number
5000185
Application Date
December 23, 1988
Publication Date
March 19, 1991
Inventor
Paul G Yock
San Francisco
CA, US
Agent
Townsend and Townsend
Assignee
Cardiovascular Imaging Systems
CA, US
IPC
A61B 8/12
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