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Paul C Nardella: Fluid cooled ablation catheter. American Cardiac Ablation Co, Lahive & Cockfield, August 2, 1994: US05334193 (926 worldwide citation)

A thin, elongate and flexible ablation catheter, suitable for delivery to an internal organ, comprises a fluid delivery lumen centrally located within the catheter, and first and second electrodes disposed on an outer surface of the catheter. The electrodes preferably are helically oriented about th ...


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Mark A Maguire, Hong Li, Joseph M Karratt, Aurelio Valencia: Fluid cooled ablation catheter and method for making. Medtronic, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, June 22, 1999: US05913854 (131 worldwide citation)

A catheter assembly (2) includes a catheter shaft (6) having a tip portion (10) with a hollow interior (30) and a linear ablation electrode (18, 34, 36, 44, 58) spaced apart from the distal end (22) of the tip portion. The electrode has an inner surface (28) which is effectively fluidly exposed to t ...


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Maguire Mark, Valencia Aurelio, Li Hong, Karrat Joseph M: Fluid cooled ablation catheter and method for making. Medtronic, August 5, 1998: EP0856292-A1 (32 worldwide citation)

A catheter assembly (2) includes a catheter shaft (6) having a tip portion (10) with a hollow interior (30) and a linear ablation electrode (18, 34, 36, 44, 58) spaced apart from the distal end (22) of the tip portion. The electrode has an inner surface (28) which is effectively fluidly exposed to t ...


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Nardella Paul C: Fluid cooled ablation catheter. American Cardiac Ablation, April 3, 1996: EP0703803-A1

A thin, elongate and flexible ablation catheter (14), suitable for delivery to an internal organ, comprises a fluid delivery lumen (26) centrally located within the catheter (14), and first and second electrodes (18, 20) disposed on an outer surface of the catheter (14). The electrodes (18, 20) pref ...


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Nardella Paul C: Fluid cooled ablation catheter. American Cardiac Ablation Co, GEARY William C III, May 26, 1994: WO/1994/011059

A thin, elongate and flexible ablation catheter (14), suitable for delivery to an internal organ, comprises a fluid delivery lumen (26) centrally located within the catheter (14), and first and second electrodes (18, 20) disposed on an outer surface of the catheter (14). The electrodes (18, 20) pref ...


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IRRIGATED ABLATION ELECTRODE AND METHOD. November 15, 2018: US20180325588-A1

The present invention provides an irrigated ablation electrode that includes a plurality of high L/d interior fluid passageways and/or slit-shaped apertures to provide for a lower rate of fluid flow and a more uniform distribution of fluid over an exterior surface of the electrode and reduce propens ...