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Steven D Savage, Gregory G Brucker: Multi-fiber laser catheter. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough P A, November 3, 1998: US05830209 (110 worldwide citation)

Laser catheters according to the invention include multiple optical fibers for delivery of laser energy to a pre-determined treatment site in the therapeutic treatment of cardiac tissue. A fixation device fixes the distal end of the catheter to the treatment site. Temperature sensing devices dispose ...


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Savage Steven D, Brucker Gregory G: Multi-fiber laser catheter. Angelase, Savage Steven D, Brucker Gregory G, KEOUGH Steven J, August 19, 1993: WO/1993/015672

A multi-fiber laser catheter (10) for irradiation of human myocardial tissue containing a movable feedback mechanism (26) for monitoring the damage created by laser irradiation both electrophysiologically and thermally. Means for sensing distal temperature are provided in the form of a plurality of ...