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Torque shafts and other related systems and methods are described herein. The torque shafts are both flexible and capable of transmitting torque. The torque shafts are useful for procedures that require torque and pushability to drive or deploy a device. The flexibility and pushability of the torque shafts enable them to curve along a tortuous path, and the torque transferring capability of the shafts enable them to transmit torque along the shaft.

Title
Torque shaft and torque shaft drive
Application Number
12/305620
Publication Number
8376865 (B2)
Application Date
June 19, 2007
Publication Date
February 19, 2013
Inventor
Alex T Roth
Redwood City
CA, US
Scott Heneveld
Whitmore
CA, US
Brandon Walsh
Syracuse
UT, US
Brian Beckey
Woodside
CA, US
David C Forster
Los Altos Hills
CA, US
Agent
Mark A Stirrat
Dickstein Shapiro
Assignee
CardiacMD
CA, US
IPC
F16D 3/50
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