Global Patent Index - EP 0981298 A4

EP 0981298 A4 2000-12-06 - COOLING SYSTEM FOR ULTRASOUND DEVICE

Title (en)

COOLING SYSTEM FOR ULTRASOUND DEVICE

Title (de)

KÜHLSYSTEM FÜR ULTRASCHALLGERÄT

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE REFROIDISSEMENT POUR DISPOSITIF A ULTRASONS

Publication

EP 0981298 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 98923469 A

Priority

  • US 9810089 W
  • US 85824797 A
  • US 4702297 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9852478A1] This invention is an ultrasound treatment system, and method for utilizing ultrasound to treat stenotic and occluded regions of blood vessels comprising an energy source (815), an ultrasound probe (200) for applying ultrasound energy to a treatment site that includes at least one transmission member (A), a passageway (245) communicating with the transmission member of the ultrasound probe (200), a fluid delivery system that includes a drive mechanism (36), a pusher block (34) for being driven by the drive mechanism, a syringe (50) for supplying fluid to the passageway (245) to cool the ultrasound probe (200), and a locking mechanism (150) for preventing the pusher block (34) from disengaging from the drive mechanism during operation.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61B 17/22; A61M 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61B 18/00 (2006.01); A61B 17/22 (2006.01); A61B 17/32 (2006.01); A61M 1/00 (2006.01); A61B 19/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61B 17/22012 (2013.01); A61B 17/320068 (2013.01); A61B 90/39 (2016.02); A61B 2017/320072 (2013.01); A61B 2017/320084 (2013.01); A61B 2018/00011 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9852478 A1 19981126; AU 7575998 A 19981211; CA 2290530 A1 19981126; EP 0981298 A1 20000301; EP 0981298 A4 20001206; IL 132878 D0 20010319; JP 2002515812 A 20020528; TW 384227 B 20000311

INPADOC legal status


2003-07-02 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20021203

2000-12-06 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20001025

2000-12-06 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-03-01 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19991115

2000-03-01 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE