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Wilton W Webster Jr, Benjamin J Scherlag, Michael Scherlag, Patrick Schauerte: Method and apparatus for transvascular treatment of tachycardia and fibrillation. Christie Parker & Hale, September 18, 2001: US06292695 (543 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of controlling cardiac fibrillation, tachycardia, or cardiac arrhythmia by the use of an electrophysiology catheter having a tip section that contains at least one stimulating electrode, the electrode being stably placed at a selected intravascular location. T ...


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Wilton W Webster Jr: Cardiovascular catheter with laterally stable basket-shaped electrode array with puller wire. Cordis Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, June 30, 1998: US05772590 (366 worldwide citation)

A catheter for cardiac mapping includes a tubular catheter shaft having a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen, the lumen being optionally closed at the distal end. The catheter further includes a plurality of flexible arms which can bow outwardly to form a three-dimensional shape, such as a bask ...


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Wilton W Webster Jr: Omni-directional steerable catheter. Cordis Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, September 26, 2000: US06123699 (354 worldwide citation)

A multi-directional electrode catheter comprising an elongated tubular catheter body, a catheter tip section at the distal end of the catheter body and a control handle at the proximal end of the catheter. The catheter body may have a central lumen, and four off-axis lumens symmetrically positioned ...


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Wilton W Webster Jr: Bi-directional steerable catheter. Cordis Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, March 6, 2001: US06198974 (349 worldwide citation)

A bi-directional electrode catheter comprising an elongated tubular catheter body, a catheter tip section at the distal end of the catheter body and a control handle at the proximal end of the catheter. The tip section comprises two pair of generally diametrically opposed off-axis lumens. Two pair o ...


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Wilton W Webster Jr: Multi-electrode ablation catheter. Cordis Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, April 13, 1999: US05893885 (304 worldwide citation)

A multi-electrode ablation catheter comprises a plurality of thick-walled gold alloy electrodes mounted on the tip section of an elongated electrophysiology catheter. Each electrode is electrically connected to a switching unit by leads comprising paired copper and constantan wires. The switching un ...


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Wilton W Webster Jr: Cardiovascular catheter with laterally stable basket-shaped electrode array. Cordis Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, May 2, 1995: US05411025 (275 worldwide citation)

An electrophysiological mapping device includes an outer catheter, an inner catheter slidable within the outer catheter, and an electronic activation and recording device for electrically activating electrodes on the inner catheter and/or recording electric signals received by the electrodes. The di ...


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Wilton W Webster Jr: Unique electrode configurations for cardiovascular electrode catheter with built-in deflection method and central puller wire. Cordis Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, July 21, 1998: US05782239 (273 worldwide citation)

An electrophysiological mapping device includes an outer catheter, an inner catheter slidable within the outer catheter, and an electronic activation and recording device for electrically activating electrodes on the inner catheter and/or recording electric signals received by the electrodes. The di ...


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Michele M Fung, Dean M Ponzi, Wilton W Webster Jr: Irrigated tip catheter. Biosense Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, August 5, 2003: US06602242 (253 worldwide citation)

A steerable irrigated tip catheter is provided. The catheter includes a catheter body, a control handle at the proximal end of the catheter body, and a tip section at the distal end of the catheter body. The tip section comprises a segment of flexible tubing with a tip electrode fixedly attached to ...


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Wilton W Webster Jr: Braided catheter with low modulus warp. Christie Parker & Hale, October 15, 1991: US05057092 (248 worldwide citation)

An intravascular catheter comprises an elongated catheter body having a flexible plastic inner wall, a braided reinforcing mesh surrounding the inner wall and a flexible plastic outer wall surrounding the reinforcing mesh. The braided reinforcing mesh comprises helical members having a high modulus ...


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Wilton W Webster Jr: Steerable open-lumen catheter. Cordis Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, July 11, 1995: US05431168 (239 worldwide citation)

A steerable catheter comprises an elongated catheter body and a tip portion. First and second lumens extend through the catheter body and tip portion. The first lumen is open at the distal end of the catheter. The second lumen is off-axis. A tightly wound coil spring is disposed in the second lumen ...