05217440 is referenced by 114 patents and cites 38 patents.

A catheter shaft and catheter are formed by spirally rolling a thin polymeric film about a mandrel into a tubular form and fixing the spirally wound film in the tubular form. Additional elements and films may be incorporated into the spirally wound tube to provide a catheter having varied characteristics and functions.

Title
Multilaminate coiled film catheter construction
Application Number
418148
Publication Number
5217440
Application Date
October 8, 1992
Publication Date
June 8, 1993
Inventor
James J Frassica
Chelmsford
MA, US
Agent
Wolf Greenfield & Sacks
Assignee
C R Bard
NJ, US
IPC
A61M 25/00
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