AU1924192A - Catheter for laser treatment of atherosclerotic plaque and other tissue abnormalities - Google Patents

Catheter for laser treatment of atherosclerotic plaque and other tissue abnormalities

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Publication number
AU1924192A
AU1924192A AU19241/92A AU1924192A AU1924192A AU 1924192 A AU1924192 A AU 1924192A AU 19241/92 A AU19241/92 A AU 19241/92A AU 1924192 A AU1924192 A AU 1924192A AU 1924192 A AU1924192 A AU 1924192A
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Australia
Prior art keywords
catheter
laser treatment
atherosclerotic plaque
tissue abnormalities
abnormalities
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Abandoned
Application number
AU19241/92A
Inventor
Thomas R. Winston
Original Assignee
Thomas R. Winston
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Filing date
Publication date
Priority to US67282291A priority Critical
Priority to US672822 priority
Application filed by Thomas R. Winston filed Critical Thomas R. Winston
Publication of AU1924192A publication Critical patent/AU1924192A/en
Application status is Abandoned legal-status Critical

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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B8/00Diagnosis using ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves
    • A61B8/12Diagnosis using ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves in body cavities or body tracts, e.g. by using catheters
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B18/18Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves
    • A61B18/20Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using laser
    • A61B18/22Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using laser the beam being directed along or through a flexible conduit, e.g. an optical fibre; Couplings or hand-pieces therefor
    • A61B18/24Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using laser the beam being directed along or through a flexible conduit, e.g. an optical fibre; Couplings or hand-pieces therefor with a catheter
    • A61B18/245Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using laser the beam being directed along or through a flexible conduit, e.g. an optical fibre; Couplings or hand-pieces therefor with a catheter for removing obstructions in blood vessels or calculi
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B8/00Diagnosis using ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves
    • A61B8/44Constructional features of the ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic diagnostic device
    • A61B8/4444Constructional features of the ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic diagnostic device related to the probe
    • A61B8/445Details of catheter construction
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B8/00Diagnosis using ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic waves
    • A61B8/44Constructional features of the ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic diagnostic device
    • A61B8/4444Constructional features of the ultrasonic, sonic or infrasonic diagnostic device related to the probe
    • A61B8/4461Features of the scanning mechanism, e.g. for moving the transducer within the housing of the probe
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B2017/00017Electrical control of surgical instruments
    • A61B2017/00022Sensing or detecting at the treatment site
    • A61B2017/00106Sensing or detecting at the treatment site ultrasonic
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/22Implements for squeezing-off ulcers or the like on the inside of inner organs of the body; Implements for scraping-out cavities of body organs, e.g. bones; Calculus removers; Calculus smashing apparatus; Apparatus for removing obstructions in blood vessels, not otherwise provided for
    • A61B2017/22051Implements for squeezing-off ulcers or the like on the inside of inner organs of the body; Implements for scraping-out cavities of body organs, e.g. bones; Calculus removers; Calculus smashing apparatus; Apparatus for removing obstructions in blood vessels, not otherwise provided for with an inflatable part, e.g. balloon, for positioning, blocking, or immobilisation
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B18/18Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves
    • A61B18/1815Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using microwaves
    • A61B2018/1861Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using microwaves with an instrument inserted into a body lumen or cavity, e.g. a catheter
AU19241/92A 1991-03-21 1992-03-18 Catheter for laser treatment of atherosclerotic plaque and other tissue abnormalities Abandoned AU1924192A (en)

Priority Applications (2)

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US67282291A true 1991-03-21 1991-03-21
US672822 1991-03-21

Publications (1)

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AU1924192A true AU1924192A (en) 1992-10-21

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EP (1) EP0576607A4 (en)
JP (1) JPH06510439A (en)
AU (1) AU1924192A (en)
CA (1) CA2106569A1 (en)
WO (1) WO1992016140A1 (en)

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US5606975A (en) * 1994-09-19 1997-03-04 The Board Of Trustees Of The Leland Stanford Junior University Forward viewing ultrasonic imaging catheter
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US6626852B2 (en) 1998-09-08 2003-09-30 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. System for intraluminal imaging
US6419644B1 (en) 1998-09-08 2002-07-16 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. System and method for intraluminal imaging
US6368318B1 (en) 1998-01-23 2002-04-09 The Regents Of The University Of California Opto-acoustic recanilization delivery system
US6793634B2 (en) 1998-10-23 2004-09-21 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. System and method for intraluminal imaging
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US8888688B2 (en) 2000-04-03 2014-11-18 Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc. Connector device for a controllable instrument
US8517923B2 (en) 2000-04-03 2013-08-27 Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc. Apparatus and methods for facilitating treatment of tissue via improved delivery of energy based and non-energy based modalities

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EP0576607A4 (en) 1994-07-13
CA2106569A1 (en) 1992-09-22
JPH06510439A (en) 1994-11-24
EP0576607A1 (en) 1994-01-05
WO1992016140A1 (en) 1992-10-01

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