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GOVARI ASSAF, EPHRATH YARON, ALTMANN ANDRES CLAUDIO: Calibration system for a pressure-sensitive catheter, Aktuatorbasiertes Kalibrierungssystem für einen druckempfindlichen Katheter, Système détalonnage à base dactionneur pour cathéter sensible à la pression. BIOSENSE WEBSTER ISRAEL, June 29, 2011: EP2338411-A1 (36 worldwide citation)

A calibration apparatus includes a fixture, which is coupled to accept a probe so that a distal tip of the probe presses against a point in the fixture and produces first measurements indicative of a deformation of the distal tip relative to a distal end of the probe, in response to pressure exerted ...


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GOVARI ASSAF, EPHRATH YARON, ALTMANN ANDRES CLAUDIO: Actuator-based calibration system for a pressure-sensitive catheter, Aktuatorbasiertes Kalibrierungssystem für einen druckempfindlichen Katheter, Système détalonnage à base dactionneur pour cathéter sensible à la pression. BIOSENSE WEBSTER ISRAEL, June 29, 2011: EP2338412-A1 (32 worldwide citation)

A calibration apparatus includes a fixture coupled to hold a distal end of a medical probe. An actuator is configured to press against the distal tip of the probe and apply to the distal tip multiple force vectors having respective magnitudes and angles with respect to the distal end, so as to cause ...


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ZIRKLE MICHAEL O, CHAN TINA, DITTER TOM A, FUIMAONO KRISTINE, GRUNEWALD DEBBY, JIMENEZ EDUARDO, PIKE ROBERT W: [fr] Cathéter doté dune section dextrémité hélicoïdale pour ablation de vaisseau, [de] Katheter mit spiralförmigem Endabschnitt zur Gefässablation, [en] Catheter with helical end section for vessel ablation. BIOSENSE WEBSTER ISRAEL, ZIRKLE MICHAEL O, November 20, 2013: EP2664295-A1 (14 worldwide citation)

[en] A catheter includes an elongated body, a distal assembly with a shape-memory member defining a generally helical form, and a control handle. The control handle may be adapted to actuate a deflection puller wire for deflecting a portion of the elongated body and a contraction wire for contractin ...


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LUDWIN DORON MOSCHE, FRIED SHLOMO, PINKOVICH BARAK, BONYAK YEVGENY, LEVY DROR: System and method for detection of metal disturbance based on mutual inductance measurement, System und Verfahren zum Erkennen der Metallstörung basierend auf der gegenseitigen Induktivitätsmessung, Système et procédé pour la détection dune perturbation de métal daprès une mesure dinductance réciproque. BIOSENSE WEBSTER ISRAEL, June 13, 2012: EP2462869-A1 (11 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for detecting metal disturbance during a medical procedure includes a probe having an insertion tube, a joint, and a joint sensor for sensing a position of the insertion tube. The joint sensor comprises first and second subassemblies having coils. A processor is used for measuri ...


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MEST ROBERT ALAN: [fr] Étalonnage in vivo de cathéters de mesure de force de contact, [de] In-vivo-Kalibrierung von Kontaktkraftmesskathetern, [en] In-vivo calibration of contact force-sensing catheters. BIOSENSE WEBSTER ISRAEL, April 3, 2013: EP2574278-A2 (8 worldwide citation)

[en] A method for the in vivo re-calibration of a force sensing probe (22) such as an electrophysiology catheter provides for the generation of an auto zero zone. The distal tip (32) of the catheter or other probe is placed in a body cavity (26) within the patient. Verification that there is no tiss ...


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GOVARI ASSAF, PAPAIOANNOU ATHANASSIOS, BEECKLER CHRISTOPHER: Dual-purpose lasso catheter with irrigation using circumferentially arranged ring bump electrodes, Doppelzweck-Lasso-Katheter mit Irrigation unter Verwendung von in Ringform angeordneten Umfangshöckerelektroden, Cathéter lasso double fonction doté dirrigation utilisant des électrodes de bosses à anneau agencées circonférentiellement. BIOSENSE WEBSTER ISRAEL, October 26, 2011: EP2380518-A2 (8 worldwide citation)

Cardiac catheters, including a lasso catheter, are provided for use in a system for electrical mapping and ablation of the heart has an array of raised, circumferential ring bump electrodes wherein each circumferential electrode has multiple perforations, which are in fluid communication with a cavi ...


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BONYAK YEVGENY, LUDWIN DORON: Mesure de force pour de grands angles de cintrage de cathéter, Kraftmessung für grosse Biegungswinkel eines Katheters, Force measurement for large bend angles of catheter. BIOSENSE WEBSTER ISRAEL, October 3, 2012: EP2505227-A1 (7 worldwide citation)

A method for calibrating a force measuring probe comprises providing a probe having an insertion tube with a distal tip (30), a joint comprising a resilient member (54), a joint sensor (64) in conjunction with a processor (36) coupled to the probe wherein the processor has a memory of an axial displ ...


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DITTER TOM ALLEN, GALLARDO DIANA, MOADDEB SHAHRAM, ZIRKLE MICHAEL OLEN: Procédé de communication radio, transmetteur et récepteur, Katheter mit verstellbarem bogenförmigen distalen Abschnitt, Catheter with variable arcuate distal section. BIOSENSE WEBSTER ISRAEL, January 2, 2013: EP2540245-A1 (6 worldwide citation)

A catheter includes an elongated body, a distal assembly with a shape-memory member defining a generally circular form, and a control handle adapted to actuate a deflection puller wire for deflecting a portion of the elongated body, and a contraction wire for contracting the generally circular form. ...


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GOVARI ASSAF, MOADDEB SHAHRAM, ZIRKLE MICHAEL OLEN, BEECKLER CHRISTOPHER, HILL PHILIPPA, ALTMANN ANDRES CLAUDIO: Catheter with arcuate end section, Katheter mit gebogenem Endabschnitt, Cathéter doté dune section à extrémité arquée. BIOSENSE WEBSTER ISRAEL, July 6, 2011: EP2340765-A1 (6 worldwide citation)

A medical device includes an insertion shaft, having a longitudinal axis and having a distal end adapted for insertion into a body of a patient. A resilient end section is fixed to the distal end of the insertion shaft and is formed so as to define, when unconstrained, an arc oriented obliquely rela ...


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LUDWIN DORON, BONYAK YEVGENY, LEVY DROR SHLOMO: Calibration system for a force-sensing catheter, Kalibrierungssystem für einen Katheter mit Kraftsensor, Système détalonnage pour cathéter de détection de force. BIOSENSE WEBSTER ISRAEL, April 11, 2012: EP2438881-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, consisting of a rolling element (46), which is resting on a surface (48), and a force-sensing device (50), which is coupled to the surface. The force-sensing device is configured to make a first measurement indicative of a force exerted in a direction perpendicular to the surface. The ...