US Patent No: 7,753,852

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Atherectomy catheter with combined OCT/IVUS imaging

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Abstract

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Catheter device for performing atherectomy, comprising an atherectomy catheter, an OCT sensor, an IVUS sensor, position sensors and an image processing unit, which is embodied for creating combined 2D and/or 3D images based on the data of the sensors.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFTMUNICH18316

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Maschke, Michael Lonnerstadt, DE 232 1293

Cited Art Landscape

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SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (6)
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6,772,001 Medical examination and/or treatment system 26 2003
2005/0113,685 Medical system for examination or treatment 13 2004
2005/0203,553 Device for the performance and monitoring of rotablation 33 2005
2005/0234,343 Medical device for removing a vascular occlusion 1 2005
2005/0222,595 Device for removing a total vascular occlusion with OCT monitoring 3 2005
 
BIOSENSE, INC. (5)
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6,546,271 Vascular reconstruction 38 1999
 
BIOPHAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (3)
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6,673,999 Magnetically shielded assembly 91 2002
6,713,671 Magnetically shielded assembly 96 2002
 
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (2)
5,895,402 Intravascular catheter with guiding structure 38 1997
5,865,748 Guided directional coronary atherectomy distal linear encoder 31 1998
 
ARIOMEDICA LTD. (1)
2006/0015,126 Atherectomy system with imaging guidewire 34 2003
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (1)
5,830,145 Enhanced accuracy of three-dimensional intraluminal ultrasound (ILUS) image reconstruction 105 1996
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
6,217,527 Methods and apparatus for crossing vascular occlusions 198 1998
 
CORDIS WEBSTER, INC. (1)
5,897,529 Steerable deflectable catheter having improved flexibility 99 1997
 
FOX HOLLOW TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
6,299,622 Atherectomy catheter with aligned imager 93 1999
 
FRESENIUS AG (1)
5,769,087 Urine measurement apparatus and method for the determination of the density of urine 20 1995
 
GREENWALD, HOWARD J. (1)
5,540,959 Process for preparing a coated substrate 50 1995
 
Jonathan Dale Anderson (1)
2006/0081,031 Medical coating test apparatus and method 4 2004
 
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA (1)
2004/0133,106 Ultrasonic imaging apparatus and method 5 2003
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
6,813,512 Method and apparatus for intravascular localization and imaging without X-rays 19 2001
 
MEDIGUIDE LTD. (1)
6,233,476 Medical positioning system 366 1999
 
MEDINOL LTD. (1)
6,152,878 Intravascular ultrasound enhanced image and signal processing 39 1998
 
PILOT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
5,287,858 Rotational atherectomy guidewire 45 1992
 
STEREOTAXIS, INC. (1)
2002/0019,644 Magnetically guided atherectomy 111 2001
 
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
6,148,095 Apparatus and method for determining three-dimensional representations of tortuous vessels 110 1997
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
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Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
COVIDIEN LP (6)
8,246,640 Methods and devices for cutting tissue at a vascular location 0 2006
8,328,829 High capacity debulking catheter with razor edge cutting window 0 2007
8,226,674 Debulking catheters and methods 0 2010
8,192,452 Easily cleaned atherectomy catheters and methods of use 1 2010
8,469,979 High capacity debulking catheter with distal driven cutting wheel 1 2011
8,808,186 Flexible debulking catheters with imaging and methods of use and manufacture 0 2011
 
FOX HOLLOW TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (5)
8,784,440 Methods and devices for cutting tissue 0 2008
8,414,604 Devices and methods for manipulating a catheter shaft 0 2009
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8,496,677 Methods and devices for cutting tissue 0 2010
8,574,249 Easily cleaned atherectomy catheters and methods of use 0 2012
 
AVINGER, INC. (3)
8,696,695 Guidewire positioning catheter 0 2010
8,548,571 Devices and methods for predicting and preventing restenosis 0 2010
8,644,913 Occlusion-crossing devices, imaging, and atherectomy devices 0 2012

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