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The invention provides a thermal design of a catheter where the active electrode is partially covered by a heat conducting and electrically insulating heat-sink layer for localizing and controlling an electrical heating of tissue and cooling of the active electrode by convective blood flow. The invention further comprises a current equalizing coating for gradual transition of electrical properties at a boundary of a metallic active electrode and an insulating catheter tube. The current equalizing coating controls current density and the distribution of tissue heating.

Title
Electrical heating catheter
Application Number
276294
Publication Number
5230349
Application Date
June 4, 1992
Publication Date
July 27, 1993
Inventor
Edwin Langberg
Mount Laurel
NJ, US
Agent
Ryan Kees & Hohenfeldt
Assignee
Sensor Electronics
NJ, US
IPC
A61N 1/05
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