06283921 is referenced by 55 patents and cites 14 patents.

A catheter is provided that has both an ultrasonic transducer array (

2

) and a inflatable balloon (

12

) mounted at or near its distal end. A sheath catheter having a transducer array and associated multiplexer (

4

) arrangement located substantially coaxially within it. Furthermore, a guidewire (

8

) catheter having an ultrasonic transducer array mounted on it distal end.

Title
Ultrasonic visualization and catheters therefor
Application Number
9/214739
Publication Number
6283921 (B1)
Application Date
January 11, 1999
Publication Date
September 4, 2001
Inventor
Andrew Robert Pacey
Stevenage
US
Martin Terry Rothman
London
US
Amit Kumar Som
New Southgate
US
Elvin Leonard Nix
Putney
US
Agent
Richard M Goldberg
US
Assignee
Intravascular Research
US
IPC
A61B 8/00
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