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1. (WO2017167886) CONDUCTIVE SUPPORT MEMBER FOR INTRAVASCULAR IMAGING DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/167886    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/057558
Publication Date: Fri Oct 06 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Mar 31 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61B 8/00
A61B 8/12
A61B 8/08
Applicants: KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V.
Inventors: WROLSTAD, David, Kenneth
MINAS, Maritess
SAROHA, Princeton
STIGALL, Jeremy
Title: CONDUCTIVE SUPPORT MEMBER FOR INTRAVASCULAR IMAGING DEVICE AND ASSOCIATED DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS
Abstract:
An intravascular imaging device is provided. In one embodiment, the intravascular imaging device includes a flexible elongate member sized and shaped for insertion into a vessel of a patient, the flexible elongate member having a proximal portion and a distal portion; an imaging assembly disposed at the distal portion of the flexible elongate member, the imaging assembly including: a flex circuit; a conductor extending along the flexible elongate member and in electrical communication with the flex circuit; and a support member around which the flex circuit is positioned, the support member including a conductive portion electrically coupled to the support member.