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1. (WO2018106538) PULMONARY VEIN ISOLATION BALLOON CATHETER

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/106538    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/064255
Publication Date: Fri Jun 15 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Dec 02 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61B 18/00
A61M 25/10
A61B 18/14
A61B 18/20
A61B 18/18
Applicants: ST. JUDE MEDICAL, CARDIOLOGY DIVISION, INC.
Inventors: OLSON, Gregory K.
Title: PULMONARY VEIN ISOLATION BALLOON CATHETER
Abstract:
The instant disclosure relates to electrophysiology catheters for tissue ablation within a cardiac muscle. In particular, the instant disclosure relates to an electrophysiology catheter that conforms to a shape of a pulmonary vein receiving ablation therapy for a cardiac arrhythmia and produces a consistent tissue ablation line along a length and circumference of the pulmonary venous tissue.