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A catheter for use in radiofrequency ablation of the myocardium of the heart of a patient having a flexible elongate member with at least one lumen extending therethrough and having proximal and distal extremities. A needle-like electrode formed of a conducting material is mounted on the distal extremity of the flexible elongate member. A conductor extends through the lumen and is connected to the electrode. Radiofrequency energy is supplied to to said conductor and to the electrode to cause ablation of the myocardium.

Title
Catheter having needle electrode for radiofrequency ablation
Application Number
7/894409
Publication Number
5281218
Application Date
June 5, 1992
Publication Date
January 25, 1994
Inventor
Mir A Imran
Palo Alto
CA, US
Agent
Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert
Assignee
Cardiac Pathways Corporation
CA, US
IPC
A61N 1/32
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