Global Patent Index - EP 2037995 A2

EP 2037995 A2 20090325 - STIFFENING SUPPORT CATHETER

Title (en)

STIFFENING SUPPORT CATHETER

Title (de)

VERSTEIFENDER TRÄGERKATHETER

Title (fr)

CATHÉTER SUPPORT RAIDISSEUR ET PROCÉDÉS UTILISANT LEDIT CATHÉTER

Publication

EP 2037995 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 07761145 A

Priority

  • US 2007067244 W
  • US 79378106 P
  • US 73838607 A
  • US 73838407 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2007124501A2] A support catheter that can puncture a heart septum with a guidewire without buckling and that can access difficult to reach arteries such as carotid or renal arteries from the aorta under difficult circumstances is provided. The support catheter comprises a catheter body having a proximal end, a distal end, and an interior wall surface defining a first lumen extending from the proximal end toward the distal end. A second lumen is disposed between the interior wall surface and an outer surface of the catheter body. A plurality of stiffening members is disposed around the second lumen, the plurality of stiffening members being engageable to selectively stiffen the catheter body. In another configuration, the catheter further comprises a second plurality of stiffening members disposed between the first lumen and the second lumen.

IPC 8 full level

A61M 25/00 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

A61M 25/0053 (2013.01); A61M 25/01 (2013.01); A61B 2017/003 (2013.01); A61B 2017/00336 (2013.01); A61M 25/0045 (2013.01); A61M 25/008 (2013.01); A61M 2025/0183 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2007124501A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MT NL PL PT RO SE SI SK TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

AL BA HR MK RS

DOCDB simple family (publication)

WO 2007124501 A2 20071101; WO 2007124501 A3 20080221; EP 2037995 A2 20090325; WO 2007124495 A2 20071101; WO 2007124495 A3 20080131

DOCDB simple family (application)

US 2007067244 W 20070423; EP 07761145 A 20070423; US 2007067237 W 20070423