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Disclosed herein is an intravascular catheter system for crossing a severe or total arterial occlusion; particularly, a steerable intravascular catheter providing a working element and the optical guidance thereof in crossing an occlusion. Also disclosed is a method of crossing a severe or total arterial occlusion with a steerable catheter working element under optical guidance.

Title
Method for treating vascular occlusion
Application Number
9/32770
Publication Number
6120516
Application Date
February 28, 1998
Publication Date
September 19, 2000
Inventor
Charles Milo
Union City
CA, US
Gerald Hansen
Newark
CA, US
Matthew R Selmon
Woodside
CA, US
Agent
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Assignee
Lumend
CA, US
IPC
A61B 17/28
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