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Daniel J Kasprzyk, Jean C Orth, John W Gaiser, Russell A Houser: Dilatation catheter assembly with heated balloon. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, May 19, 1992: US05114423 (194 worldwide citation)

A balloon dilatation catheter having heating elements raise the temperature of the working surface of the balloon while the balloon is being inflated during an angioplasty procedure. In one embodiment, the balloon is provided with a thin electrically conductive layer in heat transfer relationship th ...


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Daniel J Kasprzyk, Jean C Orth, John W Gaiser: Dilatation catheter assembly with heated balloon. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, July 30, 1991: US05035694 (159 worldwide citation)

A balloon dilatation catheter having means to raise the temperature of the working surface of the balloon while the balloon is being inflated during an angioplasty procedure. In one embodiment, the balloon is provided with a thin electrically conductive layer in heat transfer relationship therewith ...


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Jean C Orth: Dilatation catheter with oblong perfusion ports. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Crosby Heafey Roach & May, August 6, 1996: US05542925 (75 worldwide citation)

A dilatation catheter is described wherein a plurality of oblong perfusion ports are provided in the catheter shaft to provide perfusion flow of blood through the distal section of the catheter. Oblong perfusion ports are preferably provided both proximal and distal to the inflatable dilatation ball ...