Global Patent Index - EP 0998231 A4

EP 0998231 A4 2001-02-28 - 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 A4 (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 (main, further and additional classification)

A61B 17/36

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

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

CPC (invention and additional information)

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

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

INPADOC legal status


2001-11-07 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20010403

2001-02-28 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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2000-05-10 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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2000-05-10 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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