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Alexander Goldin, Michael Levin, Avraham Matcovitch: System and method for detecting electrode-tissue contact. Biosense, Louis J Capezzuto, Frederick L Herman, May 27, 2003: US06569160 (292 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting electrode-tissue contact comprises a catheter having a location sensor and a distal tip electrode. The catheter preferably further comprises a reference electrode that is preferably protected from making contact with tissue. The system further comprises a signal generator to t ...


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Alexander Goldin, Asher Holzer, Michael Levin, Avraham Matcovitch: Multi-electrode catheter, system and method. BioSense, Louis J Capezzuto, Frederick L Herman, April 8, 2003: US06546270 (241 worldwide citation)

A system for detecting electrode-tissue contact comprises a multi-electrode catheter having a location sensor and a plurality of contact electrodes. The catheter preferably further comprises a reference electrode that is preferably protected from making contact with tissue. The system further compri ...


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Shlomo Ben Haim, Uri Yaron, Avraham Matcovitch: Intracardiac drug delivery. Biosense, Louis J Capezzuto, October 30, 2001: US06309370 (219 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for intracardiac drug administration, including a catheter which is inserted into a chamber of the heart and brought into engagement with a site in the heart wall. The catheter includes at least one position sensor, which generates signals responsive to the position of the catheter within ...


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Shlomo Ben Haim, Uri Yaron, Avraham Matcovitch: Intracardiac drug delivery device utilizing spring-loaded mechanism. Biosense, Louis J Capezzuto, July 3, 2001: US06254573 (108 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for intracardiac drug administration of a therapeutic drug comprises a catheter having a distal end and a drug delivery device which is driveable from the distal end. The drug delivery device includes a needle and a spring-loaded mechanism operatively connected to the needle. The spring ...


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Uri Oron, Avraham Matcovitch: Method of treating a heart using cells irradiated in vitro with biostimulatory irradiation. Biosense, Louis J Capezzuto, May 28, 2002: US06395016 (45 worldwide citation)

A method of treating a patient's heart comprises the steps of identifying an ischemic area of the heart. A plurality of cells are provided and the cells are irradiated in vitro with electromagnetic radiation. The irradiated cells are then implanted into the ischemic area of the heart. The elect ...


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Shlomo Ben Haim, Uri Yaron, Avraham Matcovitch: Apparatus and method for intracardiac therapy using sensor for heart wall thickness. Biosense, Louis J Capezzuto, March 9, 2004: US06702777 (44 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for intracardiac drug administration, including a catheter which is inserted into a chamber of the heart and brought into engagement with a site in the heart wall. The catheter includes at least one position sensor, which generates signals responsive to the position of the catheter within ...


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Uri Oron, Avraham Matcovitch: Electromagnetic cardiac biostimulation. Biosense, Louis J Capezzuto, September 3, 2002: US06443974 (21 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for biostimulation of a myocardial tissue, by irradiating the myocardial tissue with a source of electromagnetic radiation which causes biostimulation of the myocardial tissue. Preferably, the electromagnetic radiation is selected from the group consisting of infrared, visible ...


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Uri Oron, Avraham Matcovitch: Apparatus for providing electromagnetic biostimulation of tissue using optics and echo imaging. Louis J Capezzuto, May 30, 2006: US07051738 (16 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for providing electromagnetic biostimulation of tissue includes a source of electromagnetic radiation and relay optics operatively connected to the source of electromagnetic radiation for transmitting electromagnetic radiation for biostimulating tissue. An echo imaging device for produc ...


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Shlomo Ben Haim, Uri Yaron, Ze ev Weinfeld, Yitzhak Schwartz, Avraham Matcovitch: Intracardiac cell delivery and cell transplantation. Biosense, Louis J Capezzuto, July 6, 2010: US07749215

A method for delivering a cell to a heart of a patient comprises the steps of providing an apparatus for intracardiac drug administration comprising a catheter wherein the catheter has at least one position sensor which generates signals responsive to the position of a catheter and a drug delivery d ...