06053873 is referenced by 304 patents and cites 14 patents.

Implantable apparatus for measuring a fluid flow in the body of a subject, including a stent, having a generally cylindrical radial outer wall and a central lumen. A flow parameter sensor is fixed to the stent, and measures a parameter relating to a rate of blood flow through the stent. A transmitter transmits signals responsive to the measured parameter to a receiver outside the body.

Title
Pressure-sensing stent
Application Number
9/57634
Publication Number
6053873
Application Date
April 9, 1998
Publication Date
April 25, 2000
Inventor
Maier Fenster
Petach Tikva
IL
Assaf Govari
Qiryat Haim
IL
Agent
Louis J Capezzuto
Paul A Coletti
Assignee
Biosense
FL, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
A61B 8/14
A61B 5/02
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