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Gregory G Brucker, Steven D Savage: Ablation catheter system. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough, March 19, 1996: US05500012 (781 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter system, including a guiding/mapping catheter assembly and a laser catheter. The guiding/mapping catheter includes ring electrodes, tip electrodes, a moveable fixation wire, and a central catheter lumen for an ablation catheter. A laser catheter includes an optical fiber for pass ...


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Boaz Avitall: Atrial mapping and ablation catheter system. Haugen and Nikolai, January 30, 1996: US05487385 (469 worldwide citation)

A recording and ablation catheter system for creating linear lesions in the right atrial chamber of a heart is disclosed which includes an array of readily controlled electroded arcuate distal working catheter shapes that are easily deployed to contact the inner wall surface of the right atrial card ...


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Boaz Avitall: Mapping and ablation catheter system. Haugen and Nikolai P A, November 18, 1997: US05687723 (385 worldwide citation)

A recording and ablation catheter method and system for creating linear lesions in an atrial or other cardiac chamber of interest is described which includes an array of readily controlled electroded arcuate distal working catheter shapes that are easily deployed to contact the desired inner wall su ...


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Boaz Avitall: Expandable recording and ablation catheter system. Haugen and Nikolai P A, December 30, 1997: US05702438 (364 worldwide citation)

A recording/ablation system includes an inner working catheter for deployment from a distal port in an outer sheath or catheter in a heart chamber, or the like, which has a plurality of divergent electroded spines each constrained at the proximal end with a substantially free distal end for controll ...


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Boaz Avitall: Mapping and ablation catheter system. Haugen and Nikolai P A, March 24, 1998: US05730127 (341 worldwide citation)

A recording and ablation catheter method and system for creating linear lesions in an atrial or other chamber of a heart which includes an array of readily controlled electroded arcuate distal working catheter shapes that are easily deployed to contact the inner wall surface of the right atrial card ...


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Jonathan D Root, Kevin Hahnen, Tracy D Maahs: Percutaneous catheter and guidewire for filtering during ablation of mycardial or vascular tissue. Scimed Life Systems, Compton Seager & Tufte, May 22, 2001: US06235044 (341 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter system for capturing and removing necrotic tissue and thrombi generated during an ablative procedure is disclosed. The catheter typically includes an elongate member, a filtration assembly disposed within the distal region, and an ablation instrument at the distal end. Alternati ...


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Hosheng Tu: Catheters system having dual ablation capability. May 22, 2001: US06235024 (337 worldwide citation)

An improved ablation catheter system comprising an ablation element on a distal section of an elongate catheter tubing, the ablation element having dual capability of radiofrequency ablation and ultrasound ablation, the ablation element comprising an ultrasound transducer, a conductive outer surface ...


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Weng Kwen Raymond Chia, Hosheng Tu: Catheter system and methods thereof. Irvine Biomedical, March 2, 1999: US05876399 (302 worldwide citation)

This invention discloses an ablation catheter system with fixation means for use in treatment of cardiac tissues and in other medical applications, such as ablating tumors in a natural body conduit or cavity by applying RF energy, and an inner catheter having alternate energy sources for enhanced ab ...


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Boaz Avitall: Mapping and ablation catheter system utilizing multiple control elements. Nikolai Mersereau & Dietz P A, July 13, 1999: US05921924 (266 worldwide citation)

A recording and ablation catheter method and system for creating linear lesions in an atrial or other chamber of a heart is disclosed which includes an array of readily controlled electroded arcuate distal working catheter shapes that are easily deployed to contact the inner wall surface of the righ ...


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Lily Chen Tu, Hosheng Tu: Ablation catheter and methods for treating tissues. September 26, 2000: US06123703 (250 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter system for treating tissues or atherosclerotic tissues of a patient having a retractable metallic element means comprising a deployable close loop with a running noose at its end, the ablation catheter providing RF therapy to the tissues through the retractable metallic elements ...