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This invention concerns an apparatus and method for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias. More particularly, this invention is directed to a method for ablating a portion of an organ or bodily structure of a patient, which comprises obtaining a perspective image of the organ or structure to be mapped; advancing one or more catheters having distal tips to sites adjacent to or within the organ or structure, at least one of the catheters having ablation ability; sensing the location of each catheter's distal tip using a non-ionizing field; at the distal tip of one or more catheters, sensing local information of the organ or structure; processing the sensed information to create one or more data points; superimposing the one or more data points on the perspective image of the organ or structure; and ablating a portion of the organ or structure.

Title
Apparatus for treating cardiac arrhythmias
Application Number
94539
Publication Number
5480422
Application Date
September 23, 1994
Publication Date
January 2, 1996
Inventor
Shlomo Ben Haim
Haifa
IL
Agent
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman
Assignee
Biosense
NY, US
IPC
A61N 1/18
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