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A microwave catheter system used for heating arterial plaque and including a catheter member adapted for positioning in the artery and an inflatable balloon supported at the distal end of the catheter member. Microwave energy is coupled by means of a transmission line to an antenna means. An optic fiber extends through the catheter member and may be used for temperature sensing or other purposes. A channel is provided through the catheter member for coupling a fluid to the balloon for inflation thereof.

Title
Microwave balloon angioplasty
Application Number
834199
Publication Number
5057106
Application Date
July 9, 1990
Publication Date
October 15, 1991
Inventor
Ronald H Crooker
Stoneham
MA, US
James F McQueeney
Natick
MA, US
Raymond S Kasevich
Weston
MA, US
Agent
Hale and Dorr
Assignee
Kasevich Associates
MA, US
IPC
A61N 5/02
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