07371231 is referenced by 142 patents and cites 18 patents.

An apparatus comprises a catheter, a conductive element and a balloon. The catheter has a lumen. The conductive element is disposed along the catheter. The balloon has an interior in fluid communication with the lumen of the catheter. The balloon is formed of a conductive material conductively coupled to the conductive element. The balloon has a collapsed configuration and an expanded configuration.

Title
System and method for performing ablation using a balloon
Application Number
10/768037
Publication Number
7371231 (B2)
Application Date
February 2, 2004
Publication Date
May 13, 2008
Inventor
Paul DiCarlo
Middleboro
MA, US
Robert F Rioux
Ashland
MA, US
Agent
Cooley Godward Kronish
Assignee
Boston Scientific Scimed
MN, US
IPC
A61B 18/14
A61B 18/18
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