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Disclosed herein is a minimally invasive, radio-frequency device and a method for local and regional vascular therapy, more particularly for passivation of atherosclerotic, inflammatory, and/or vulnerable plaque in blood vessels. Radio-frequency devices of the type described herein constitute an important, inexpensive, disposable, minimally invasive approach for passivation or removal of plaques in various parts of the human body, and, as such, have cardiological applications, such as the treatment of coronary atherosclerosis, as well as other applications, such as the treatment occluded blood vessels in the legs and extremities.

Title
Radio-frequency device for passivation of vascular plaque and method of using same
Application Number
PCT/US2005/038440
Publication Number
2006/049970
Application Date
October 25, 2005
Publication Date
May 11, 2006
Inventor
Shkvarunets Anatoly
Waksman Ron
Carmel Yuval
Agent
SMITH Chalin
Assignee
Shkvarunets Anatoly
Waksman Ron
Carmel Yuval
IPC
A61B 18/18
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