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An ultrasonic catheter device for removing obstructive matter from anatomical passageway includes a tubular body with distal head member in which a plurality of fluid passageways are formed about the lateral surface to expel fluid outward generally perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the body.

Title
Ultrasound devices for ablating and removing obstructive matter from anatomical passageways and blood vessels
Application Number
640190
Publication Number
5957882
Application Date
March 12, 1997
Publication Date
September 28, 1999
Inventor
Timothy C Mills
Corona Del Mar
CA, US
Henry Nita
Mission Viejo
CA, US
Agent
Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht
Assignee
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/20
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