AT470414T - Device for tissue treatment - Google Patents

Device for tissue treatment

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Publication number
AT470414T
AT470414T AT00944803T AT00944803T AT470414T AT 470414 T AT470414 T AT 470414T AT 00944803 T AT00944803 T AT 00944803T AT 00944803 T AT00944803 T AT 00944803T AT 470414 T AT470414 T AT 470414T
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device
tissue treatment
tissue
treatment
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AT00944803T
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German (de)
Inventor
Vahid Saadat
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Vahid Saadat
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Priority to PCT/US2000/017270 priority patent/WO2001000114A1/en
Publication of AT470414T publication Critical patent/AT470414T/en

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    • A61FFILTERS IMPLANTABLE INTO BLOOD VESSELS; PROSTHESES; DEVICES PROVIDING PATENCY TO, OR PREVENTING COLLAPSING OF, TUBULAR STRUCTURES OF THE BODY, e.g. STENTS; ORTHOPAEDIC, NURSING OR CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICES; FOMENTATION; TREATMENT OR PROTECTION OF EYES OR EARS; BANDAGES, DRESSINGS OR ABSORBENT PADS; FIRST-AID KITS
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AT00944803T 1999-06-25 2000-06-23 Device for tissue treatment AT470414T (en)

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US14107799P true 1999-06-25 1999-06-25
PCT/US2000/017270 WO2001000114A1 (en) 1999-06-25 2000-06-23 Apparatus and methods for treating tissue

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JP (1) JP4576521B2 (en)
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