Global Patent Index - EP 1017444 A1

EP 1017444 A1 2000-07-12 - DEVICE FOR CARRYING OUT A TRANSOESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND A CARDIOVERSION

Title (en)

DEVICE FOR CARRYING OUT A TRANSOESOPHAGEAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY AND A CARDIOVERSION

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG ZUR DURCHFÜHRUNG EINER TRANSÖSOPHAGALEN ECHOGRAPHIE UND EINER KARDIOVERTIERUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF POUR EFFECTUER UNE ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIE TRANSOESOPHAGIENNE ET UNE CARDIOVERSION

Publication

EP 1017444 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 97913231 A

Priority

  • FR 9701958 W
  • FR 9613367 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: FR2755020A1] The invention concerns a device for carrying out a transoesophageal echocardiography and a cardioversion comprising a single endoscope (1) provided at its distal end with a ultrasonic sensor (3) and in the proximity of its distal end with at least en electrode (8) for generating electric shocks. The invention is useful for the treatment of auricular fibrillation.

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

A61N 1/05; A61N 1/39

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61N 1/05 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61N 1/0517 (2013.01); A61N 1/395 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9818519A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE GB IT

EPO simple patent family

FR 2755020 A1 19980430; FR 2755020 B1 19990528; EP 1017444 A1 20000712; US 6142941 A 20001107; WO 9818519 A1 19980507

INPADOC legal status


2008-06-06 [REG HK WD] APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN, DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN, OR REFUSED AFTER PUBLICATION IN HONG KONG

- Document: HK 1030754

2004-09-15 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20040306

2003-05-28 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20030411

2000-07-12 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19990520

2000-07-12 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE GB IT