07632242 is referenced by 88 patents and cites 323 patents.

A catheter having an elongate shaft including a plurality of apertures disposed along at least a length of the shaft to facilitate bending. The catheter includes an inflatable balloon, wherein a subset of the plurality of apertures provides fluid communication from an inflation lumen to the inflatable balloon.

Title
Catheter including a compliant balloon
Application Number
11/8452
Publication Number
7632242 (B2)
Application Date
December 9, 2004
Publication Date
December 15, 2009
Inventor
Nhan Hue To
San Jose
CA, US
Elaine Lim
Fremont
CA, US
Huey Quoc Chan
San Jose
CA, US
Stephen Griffin
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Crompton Seager & Tufte
Assignee
Boston Scientific Scimed
MN, US
IPC
A61M 29/00
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