05167628 is referenced by 434 patents and cites 8 patents.

A method and apparatus for indirectly infusing the coronary arteries involves insertion of a relatively large tubular member into the left ventricle to maintain blood flow from the left ventricle into the aorta. An isolated chamber within a segment of the aorta encompassing the opening to the coronary arteries is formed by inflating a pair of doughnut-shaped balloons attached at opposite ends of the tubular member. A catheter extends axially through the tubular member and includes a passage for infusing a treatment material into the isolated chamber. The treatment material is subsequently drawn into the coronary arteries which form the only exit from the isolated chamber.

Title
Aortic balloon catheter assembly for indirect infusion of the coronary arteries
Application Number
7/694754
Publication Number
5167628
Application Date
May 2, 1991
Publication Date
December 1, 1992
Inventor
Paul W Boyles
1135 Kildaire Farm Rd., Cary, 27511-0640
NC, US
Agent
Rhodes Coats & Bennett
IPC
A61M 29/00
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