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Publication numberWO2006058251 A3
Publication typeApplication
Application numberPCT/US2005/042812
Publication date5 Oct 2006
Filing date23 Nov 2005
Priority date24 Nov 2004
Also published asCA2587917A1, EP1814484A2, EP1814484A4, EP1814484B1, US7429261, US8273084, US20060111700, US20060111703, US20080306477, WO2006058251A2
Publication numberPCT/2005/42812, PCT/US/2005/042812, PCT/US/2005/42812, PCT/US/5/042812, PCT/US/5/42812, PCT/US2005/042812, PCT/US2005/42812, PCT/US2005042812, PCT/US200542812, PCT/US5/042812, PCT/US5/42812, PCT/US5042812, PCT/US542812, WO 2006/058251 A3, WO 2006058251 A3, WO 2006058251A3, WO-A3-2006058251, WO2006/058251A3, WO2006058251 A3, WO2006058251A3
InventorsThomas Castellano, Christopher Kunis, Marshall Sherman, Randell Werneth
ApplicantAblation Frontiers Inc, Thomas Castellano, Christopher Kunis, Marshall Sherman, Randell Werneth
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: Patentscope, Espacenet
Atrial ablation catheter and method of use
WO 2006058251 A3
Abstract
An atrial ablation catheter and methods for its use. The endocardial catheter includes an electrode array particularly adapted to locate and ablate foci of arrhythmia which are required for sustained atrial fibrillation is provided. The array is easily deployed and retracted from the catheter, and presents a distally oriented electrode array that can be pressed against the wall of the atrium.
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Reference
1 *See also references of EP1814484A2
Classifications
International ClassificationA61B18/18
Cooperative ClassificationA61B2018/0016, A61B2018/00214, A61B2018/1475, A61B18/1492, A61B2018/00267, A61B2018/00351
European ClassificationA61B18/14V
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