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Wolvek Sidney: Method of constructing a catheter. Technibiotics, Darby & Darby, April 22, 1975: US3879516 (53 worldwide citation)

A catheter which is relatively rigid in compression and torsion while flexible in bending includes a unitary tubular member including inner and outer layers of a soluble polymer composition, such as polyurethane, whose adjoining surfaces are chemically bonded during manufacture. A filament core, pre ...


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Enrique Romo, Frederic H Moll, David S Mintz, Mark Lown, Siddarth Oli, Allen Jiang: Configurable robotic surgical system with virtual rail and flexible endoscope. Auris Surgical Robotics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 22, 2017: US09737371 (13 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for moving or manipulating robotic arms are provided. A group of robotic arms are configured to form a virtual rail or line between the end effectors of the robotic arms. The robotic arms are responsive to outside force such as from a user. When a user moves a single one of the r ...


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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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Dale E Just, Troy T Tegg, Theodore A Johnson, Sacha C Hall: Catheter electrode assemblies and methods of construction thereof. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, June 27, 2017: US09687297

A family of catheter electrode assemblies includes a flexible circuit having a plurality of electrical traces and a substrate; a ring electrode surrounding the flexible circuit and electrically coupled with at least one of the plurality of electrical traces; and an outer covering extending over at l ...


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SCHULTZ JEFFREY W: [fr] Cath├ęter avec construction composite, [de] Katheter mit Verbundkonstruktion, [en] Catheter with composite construction. BIOSENSE WEBSTER ISRAEL, October 2, 2013: EP2644223-A1

[en] 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 sectio ...


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CATHETER WITH COMPOSITE CONSTRUCTION. September 26, 2013: US20130253505-A1

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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Catheter and Introducer Catheter Having Torque Transfer Layer and Method of Manufacture. February 16, 2017: US20170043120-A1

The instant invention relates generally to catheters and to introducer catheters used to help deliver catheters or other medical devices to locations within the human body. In particular, the instant invention relates to large diameter catheters and introducer catheters having a torque transfer laye ...


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CLOSED SYSTEM CATHETER. August 24, 2017: US20170239443-A1

A catheter hub assembly. The catheter hub assembly includes a catheter hub body, a septum and a septum retainer, the catheter hub body having a distal end, a proximal and an internal wall defining an internal fluid passageway therebetween, the internal wall defining a transitional step within the in ...


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CATHETER ELECTRODE ASSEMBLIES AND METHODS OF CONSTRUCTION THEREOF. November 9, 2017: US20170319270-A1

A family of catheter electrode assemblies includes a flexible circuit having a plurality of electrical traces and a substrate; a ring electrode surrounding the flexible circuit and electrically coupled with at least one of the plurality of electrical traces; and an outer covering extending over at l ...


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CATHETER WITH COMPOSITE CONSTRUCTION. November 16, 2017: US20170325882-A1

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 ...