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Csaba Truckai, Richard S Jaraczewski, Frank Nguyen, Scott H West: Multicurve deflectable catheter. Medtronic CardioRhythm, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, January 30, 1996: US05487757 (617 worldwide citation)

An electrophysiology catheter (20) comprises a shaft (22) having a first bending stiffness and a deflectable tip (28) secured to the distal end (24) of the shaft with a second bending stiffness less than the first bending stiffness. At least one electrode (34, 36) is mounted to the tip for deliverin ...


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Richard S Jaraczewski, Kevin C Ladd, Mark A Maguire, Ramiro L Reyes: Electrode array catheter. Medtronic CardioRhythm, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 17, 1999: US05938694 (337 worldwide citation)

An electrode array catheter, typically used for mapping, pacing and ablation, includes a flexible delivery sheath (36, 64) and an electrode assembly (2, 62) slidably mounted within the delivery sheath for movement between retracted and deployed positions. The electrode assembly includes an ablation ...


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Howard E Preissman, Richard S Jaraczewski, Erin McGurk: High torque balloon catheter. Micro International Systems, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 17, 1998: US05728063 (173 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter (2) comprises an outer sheath (3) housing an inner catheter (10). The inner catheter comprises an inner tubular member (30), a braided reinforcement layer (32), and a soft outer layer (34). The inner tubular member extends from a proximal end (15) of the inner catheter to a first ...


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Michael T Lonsbury, Richard S Jaraczewski, Fred H Co: Guiding catheter having soft tip. Devices for Vascular Intervention, Townsend and Townsend Khourie and Crew, June 7, 1994: US05318032 (152 worldwide citation)

A vascular guiding catheter comprises an inner tubular member having a torque transmitting member formed over a major portion thereof and a soft polymeric tip formed at the distal end thereof. The torque transmitting member provides the characteristics of torsional stiffness and axial flexibility wh ...


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Howard E Preissman, Richard S Jaraczewski, Erin McGurk: High torque balloon catheter. Micro Interventional Systems, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 2, 1998: US05759173 (112 worldwide citation)

A balloon catheter (2) comprises an outer sheath (3) housing an inner catheter (10). The inner catheter comprises an inner tubular member (30), a braided reinforcement layer (32), and a soft outer layer (34). The inner tubular member extends from a proximal end (15) of the inner catheter to a first ...