Global Patent Index - EP 0998231 A1

EP 0998231 A1 20000510 - APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRANSMYOCARDIAL REVASCULARIZATION BY LASER ABLATION

Title (en)

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR TRANSMYOCARDIAL REVASCULARIZATION BY LASER ABLATION

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR TRANSMYOKARDIALEN REVASKULARISATION MITTELS LASERABLATION

Title (fr)

APPAREIL ET METHODE DE REVASCULARISATION TRANSMIOCARDIQUE PAR ABLATION AU LASER

Publication

EP 0998231 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98935909 A

Priority

  • US 9815139 W
  • US 5336297 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9904708A1] This invention is an apparatus and method for performing transmyocardial revascularization (TMR) wherein epicardial tissue (52) is pushed aside during the formation of a channel (60) in the heart wall (50, 54), and substantially returns to a position coinciding with the channel (60) to act as a channel cap (53) to reduce bleeding from the channel (60).

IPC 1-7

A61B 18/00

IPC 8 full level

A61B 18/20 (2006.01); A61B 18/22 (2006.01); A61B 17/00 (2006.01); A61B 19/00 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP US)

A61B 18/22 (2013.01 - EP US); A61B 2017/00247 (2013.01 - EP US); A61B 2018/00392 (2013.01 - EP US); A61B 2090/033 (2016.02 - EP)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

DOCDB simple family (publication)

WO 9904708 A1 19990204; AU 8506398 A 19990216; CA 2297295 A1 19990204; EP 0998231 A1 20000510; EP 0998231 A4 20010228; JP 2001510701 A 20010807

DOCDB simple family (application)

US 9815139 W 19980722; AU 8506398 A 19980722; CA 2297295 A 19980722; EP 98935909 A 19980722; JP 2000503775 A 19980722