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1. (WO2018129004) SYSTEMS, METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PROGRESSIVELY SOFTENING MULTI-COMPOSITIONAL INTRAVASCULAR TISSUE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/129004    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/012128
Publication Date: Fri Jul 13 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jan 04 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61M 25/10
Applicants: CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC.
Inventors: SCHOENLE, Victor, L.
Title: SYSTEMS, METHODS AND DEVICES FOR PROGRESSIVELY SOFTENING MULTI-COMPOSITIONAL INTRAVASCULAR TISSUE
Abstract:
Various embodiments of the systems, methods and devices are provided comprising angioplasty to break up calcification or other tissue in occlusive areas within a blood vessel. The various embodiments disclosed comprise pressure pulse periods designed to break up calcified occlusive material through a cyclically stretching of the vessel walls without damaging the vessel wall tissue.