05019057 is referenced by 125 patents and cites 10 patents.

A flexible catheter comprises at least one resilient, tubular layer in telescoping relation with a tubular sheath made of helically disposed crossing strands. At least one of the strands has a width that substantially exceeds its height, preferably having a width that is 4 to 8 times greater than its height. At least one of the strands is circular in cross section.

Title
Catheter having reinforcing strands
Application Number
7/424927
Publication Number
5019057
Application Date
October 23, 1989
Publication Date
May 28, 1991
Inventor
Csaba Truckai
Miami
FL, US
Agent
Gerstman & Ellis
Assignee
Cordis Corporation
FL, US
IPC
A61M 25/00
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