GB2337000B - Improvements relating to cooled probes - Google Patents

Improvements relating to cooled probes

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Publication number
GB2337000B
GB2337000B GB9809344A GB9809344A GB2337000B GB 2337000 B GB2337000 B GB 2337000B GB 9809344 A GB9809344 A GB 9809344A GB 9809344 A GB9809344 A GB 9809344A GB 2337000 B GB2337000 B GB 2337000B
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Prior art keywords
improvements relating
cooled probes
probes
cooled
relating
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Expired - Fee Related
Application number
GB9809344A
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GB9809344D0 (en
GB2337000A (en
Inventor
Brian Clarke
Richard Bryan Coleman
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Spembly Medical Ltd
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Spembly Medical Ltd
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Priority to GB9809344A priority Critical patent/GB2337000B/en
Publication of GB9809344D0 publication Critical patent/GB9809344D0/en
Publication of GB2337000A publication Critical patent/GB2337000A/en
Application granted granted Critical
Publication of GB2337000B publication Critical patent/GB2337000B/en
Anticipated expiration legal-status Critical
Application status is Expired - Fee Related legal-status Critical

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    • 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
    • A61B18/02Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by cooling, e.g. cryogenic techniques
    • 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
    • A61B18/02Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by cooling, e.g. cryogenic techniques
    • A61B2018/0212Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by cooling, e.g. cryogenic techniques using an instrument inserted into a body lumen, e.g. catheter
    • 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
    • A61B18/02Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by cooling, e.g. cryogenic techniques
    • A61B2018/0231Characteristics of handpieces or probes
    • A61B2018/0262Characteristics of handpieces or probes using a circulating cryogenic fluid
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25BREFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
    • F25B2700/00Sensing or detecting of parameters; Sensors therefor
    • F25B2700/13Mass flow of refrigerants
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F25REFRIGERATION OR COOLING; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT PUMP SYSTEMS; MANUFACTURE OR STORAGE OF ICE; LIQUEFACTION SOLIDIFICATION OF GASES
    • F25BREFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS; COMBINED HEATING AND REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS; HEAT-PUMP SYSTEMS
    • F25B9/00Compression machines, plant, or systems, in which the refrigerant is air or other gas of low boiling point
    • F25B9/02Compression machines, plant, or systems, in which the refrigerant is air or other gas of low boiling point using Joule-Thompson effect; using vortex effect
GB9809344A 1998-04-30 1998-04-30 Improvements relating to cooled probes Expired - Fee Related GB2337000B (en)

Priority Applications (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GB9809344A GB2337000B (en) 1998-04-30 1998-04-30 Improvements relating to cooled probes

Applications Claiming Priority (5)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
GB9809344A GB2337000B (en) 1998-04-30 1998-04-30 Improvements relating to cooled probes
PCT/GB1999/001351 WO1999056639A1 (en) 1998-04-30 1999-04-30 Arrangement for cooled probes
CA 2330006 CA2330006A1 (en) 1998-04-30 1999-04-30 Arrangement for cooled probes
EP19990919419 EP1075221A1 (en) 1998-04-30 1999-04-30 Arrangement for cooled probes
JP2000546676A JP2002513614A (en) 1998-04-30 1999-04-30 Configuration for cooling probe

Publications (3)

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GB9809344D0 GB9809344D0 (en) 1998-07-01
GB2337000A GB2337000A (en) 1999-11-10
GB2337000B true GB2337000B (en) 2000-08-09

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GB9809344A Expired - Fee Related GB2337000B (en) 1998-04-30 1998-04-30 Improvements relating to cooled probes

Country Status (5)

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EP (1) EP1075221A1 (en)
JP (1) JP2002513614A (en)
CA (1) CA2330006A1 (en)
GB (1) GB2337000B (en)
WO (1) WO1999056639A1 (en)

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Cited By (1)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US8845707B2 (en) 2000-07-25 2014-09-30 Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. Cryotreatment device and method

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EP1075221A1 (en) 2001-02-14
JP2002513614A (en) 2002-05-14
GB9809344D0 (en) 1998-07-01
WO1999056639A1 (en) 1999-11-11
GB2337000A (en) 1999-11-10
CA2330006A1 (en) 1999-11-11

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