05242441 is referenced by 385 patents and cites 9 patents.

A cardiac arrhythmia ablation catheter that has a highly flexible tubular distal segment particularly adapted for navigating and exploring a ventridular cardiac chamber forming a lumen through its length which connects to a distal electrode-carrying tip which is provided with an independently rotatable tip electrode mounted at the distal end tip of the distal tip section and adapted to engage and roll over the internal surface of a ventricular heart chamber of interest without rotation of the catheter itself. A wire deflection control system is provided to deflect the distal tip system of the distal catheter section in a controlled manner and a hand-operated control is provided to control the rotation of the rotatable tip electrode.

Title
Deflectable catheter with rotatable tip electrode
Application Number
7/840026
Publication Number
5242441
Application Date
February 24, 1992
Publication Date
September 7, 1993
Inventor
Boaz Avitall
4868 N. Ardmore Ave., Milwaukee, 53217
WI, US
Agent
Haugen and Nikolai
IPC
A61N 1/00
A61B 5/04
A61B 17/36
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