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1. (WO1997018851) HEMOSTASIS MATERIAL AND APPARATUS
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Pub. No.: WO/1997/018851 International Application No.: PCT/US1996/018747
Publication Date: 29.05.1997 International Filing Date: 22.11.1996
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 24.06.1997
IPC:
A61B 17/12 (2006.01) ,A61B 17/22 (2006.01) ,A61M 37/00 (2006.01) ,A61N 7/00 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
12
for ligaturing or otherwise compressing tubular parts of the body, e.g. blood vessels or umbilical cord
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
17
Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
22
Implements for squeezing-off ulcers or the like on inner organs of the body; Implements for scraping-out cavities of body organs, e.g. bones; for invasive removal or destruction of calculus using mechanical vibrations; for removing obstructions in blood vessels, not otherwise provided for
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
M
DEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
37
Other apparatus for introducing media into the body; Percutany, i.e. introducing medicines into the body by diffusion through the skin
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
N
ELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
7
Ultrasound therapy
Applicants:
EKOS CORPORATION [US/US]; Suite 148 22122 20th Avenue S.E. Bothell, WA 98021, US (AllExceptUS)
TACHIBANA, Katsuro [JP/JP]; JP (UsOnly)
TACHIBANA, Shunro [JP/JP]; JP (UsOnly)
Inventors:
TACHIBANA, Katsuro; JP
TACHIBANA, Shunro; JP
Agent:
DAVIS, Paul; Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati 650 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304-1050, US
Priority Data:
7/30616224.11.1995JP
Title (EN) HEMOSTASIS MATERIAL AND APPARATUS
(FR) MATIERE HEMOSTATIQUE ET APPAREIL D'HEMOSTASE
Abstract:
(EN) A method and apparatus for creating hemostasis includes introducing a cavitation threshold reducing agent to the body. Ultrasound energy is applied at a selected site in the body at a frequency sufficient to create hemostasis.
(FR) Procédé et appareil destiné à créer une hémostase, consistant à introduire un agent réducteur de seuil de cavitation dans le corps. On applique une énergie à ultrasons au niveau d'un site sélectionné dans le corps, à une fréquence suffisante pour créer une hémostase.
Designated States: AL, AM, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BR, BY, CA, CH, CN, CU, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, GB, GE, HU, IL, IS, JP, KE, KG, KP, KR, KZ, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LV, MD, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, NO, NZ, PL, PT, RO, RU, SD, SE, SG, SI, SK, TJ, TM, TR, TT, UA, UG, US, UZ, VN
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) (KE, LS, MW, SD, SZ, UG)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AT, BE, CH, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)
Also published as:
EP0869828JP2000507201 AU1997010810