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Jeffrey W Schultz: Catheter with thin film pressure sensing distal tip. Biosense Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, February 19, 2013: US08380276 (8 worldwide citation)

A mapping and ablation catheter has contact force sensing capabilities at a distal end. In one embodiment, the catheter includes a catheter body, a deflectable section, and a tip distal tip section which has a tip electrode with a thin-film pressure sensor that is adapted to detect a force vector ap ...


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Jeffrey W Schultz: Control handle with rotational cam mechanism for contraction/deflection of medical device. Biosense Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, December 31, 2013: US08617087 (8 worldwide citation)

A medical device has a distal member with a configuration that can be changed by means of a control handle with a control assembly employing a rotational cam, a shaft, and a pulley, where the rotational cam is rotationally mounted on a portion of the control handle for rotation by a user. The rotati ...


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Keshava Datta, Jeffrey W Schultz: Control handle with device advancing mechanism. BIOSENSE WEBSTER, Christie Parker & Hale, December 29, 2015: US09220531 (7 worldwide citation)

A catheter having an internal advancing mechanism that can advance stiffening wires or other devices, has a catheter with a catheter body, a tip section distal the catheter body, a device extending through at least the catheter body, and a control handle proximal the catheter body, where the control ...


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Jeffrey W Schultz: Catheter with multiple deflections. Biosense Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, April 30, 2013: US08430864 (5 worldwide citation)

A catheter has a control handle with at least an outer thumb control and an inner second thumb control. A longer puller wire has a distal end anchored at or near a distal end of distal deflectable portion. A shorter puller wire has a distal end anchored at or near a distal end of the proximal deflec ...


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Jeffrey W Schultz: Control handle with rotational cam mechanism for contraction/deflection of medical device. Biosense Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, December 29, 2015: US09220868 (4 worldwide citation)

A medical device has a distal member with a configuration that can be changed by means of a control handle with a control assembly employing a rotational cam, a shaft, and a pulley, where the rotational cam is rotationally mounted on a portion of the control handle for rotation by a user. The rotati ...


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Jeffrey W Schultz, Keshava Datta: Single radio-transparent connector for multi-functional reference patch. Biosense Webster, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, June 28, 2016: US09375179 (3 worldwide citation)

A patch and sensor assembly has a biosensor housed in a reusable portion that connects to a mapping and localization system (MLS) via biosensor wires. A disposable portion has an electrode layer through which signals are transmitted to the MLS via ACL wires. The biosensor and ACL wires extend throug ...


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Jeffrey W Schultz: Medical device control handle with multiplying linear motion. Biosense Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, June 11, 2013: US08460237 (3 worldwide citation)

A catheter adapted for use in a tubular region of the heart, has a catheter body, a deflectable intermediate section and a distal a mapping assembly that has a generally circular portion adapted to sit on or in a tubular region of the heart. A control handle of the catheter allows for deflection of ...


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Jeffrey W Schultz, Michael Olen Zirkle: Catheter with flow balancing valve. Biosense Webster, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, May 30, 2017: US09662169

A catheter has at least two irrigated ablation electrodes and a coaxial irrigation tubing to transport fluid to the electrodes by separate and dedicated flow paths. A valve is used to control flow of fluid into the coaxial irrigation tubing by means of a plunger assembly that allows fluid to flow th ...


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Jeffrey W Schultz: Catheter with composite construction. Biosense Webster, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, August 1, 2017: US09717554

A catheter has a composite and segmented construction in a distal section that includes deflectable members and support member arranged in alternating sequence, with each support member carrying a ring electrode and the deflectable members being flexible to allow deflection of the distal section as ...


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Jeffrey W Schultz: Deflectable sheath introducer. Biosense Webster, Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie, August 14, 2018: US10046141

An introducer has a shaft with a central lumen, a control handle with a deflection assembly, and a tensile member with a distal portion extending along opposing sides of within the shaft and a proximal portion extending within the control handle. The deflection assembly has a deflection arm, and a r ...