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1. (WO2001037746) APPARATUS FOR MAPPING AND COAGULATING SOFT TISSUE IN OR AROUND BODY ORIFICES
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Pub. No.: WO/2001/037746 International Application No.: PCT/EP2000/011640
Publication Date: 31.05.2001 International Filing Date: 22.11.2000
Chapter 2 Demand Filed: 12.06.2001
IPC:
A61B 18/14 (2006.01)
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
61
MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
B
DIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
18
Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
04
by heating
12
by passing a current through the tissue to be heated, e.g. high-frequency current
14
Probes or electrodes therefor
Applicants:
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC LIMITED [IE/BB]; Financial Services Centre P.O. Box 111 Bishop's Court Hill St. Michael, BB
Inventors:
PHAN, Huy, D.; US
SWANSON, David, K.; US
KOBLISH, Josef, V.; US
THOMPSON, Russell, B.; US
JENKINS, Thomas, R.; US
Agent:
VIERING, JENTSCHURA & PARTNER; Steinsdorfstrasse 6 80538 Munich, DE
Priority Data:
09/447,18222.11.1999US
Title (EN) APPARATUS FOR MAPPING AND COAGULATING SOFT TISSUE IN OR AROUND BODY ORIFICES
(FR) APPAREIL POUR LA CARTOGRAPHIE ET LA COAGULATION DE TISSUS MOUS DANS DES ORIFICES CORPORELS OU AUTOUR
Abstract:
(EN) A probe that mays be used to create circumferential lesions in body tissue and, in some implementations, may also be used to perform mapping functions. The probe includes a collapsible/expandable structure that supports electrodes or other operative elements against the body tissue.
(FR) L'invention concerne une sonde pouvant être utilisée pour la création de lésions circonférentielles dans le tissu de l'organisme, et dans certaines modes de réalisation, pour des fonctions de cartographie. Ladite sonde comprend une structure repliable/déployable qui maintient des électrodes ou d'autres éléments actifs contre le tissu de l'organisme.
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Designated States: CA, JP
European Patent Office (EPO) (AT, BE, CH, CY, DE, DK, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, IE, IT, LU, MC, NL, PT, SE, TR)
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)