Atherectomy catheter with combined OCT/IVUS imaging

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PATENT NO 7753852
APP PUB NO 20070066890A1
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11526178

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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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SIEMENS HEALTHCARE GMBHERLANGEN, DE3858

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Maschke, Michael Lonnerstadt, DE 144 2587

Cited Art Landscape

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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
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TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
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FRESENIUS AG (1)
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SIEMENS HEALTHCARE GMBH (5)
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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA RESEARCH FOUNDATION (1)
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Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (2)
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SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
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BIOPHAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (3)
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ARIOMEDICA LTD. (1)
* 2006/0015,126 Atherectomy system with imaging guidewire 83 2003
 
MEDINOL LTD. (1)
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Jonathan Dale Anderson (1)
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Biosense, Inc. (5)
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MEDIGUIDE LTD. (1)
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GREENWALD, HOWARD J. (1)
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Pilot Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (1)
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FOX HOLLOW TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
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CARDINAL HEALTH SWITZERLAND 515 GMBH (1)
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BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (1)
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KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N V (2)
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INVISTA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. (1)
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ACIST MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
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FUJIFILM CORPORATION (1)
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FOX HOLLOW TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (9)
8784440 Methods and devices for cutting tissue 3 2008
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8414604 Devices and methods for manipulating a catheter shaft 0 2009
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8496677 Methods and devices for cutting tissue 1 2010
8574249 Easily cleaned atherectomy catheters and methods of use 1 2012
8911459 Debulking catheters and methods 1 2012
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Vascular Imaging Corporation (9)
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9579026 Optical ultrasound receiver 0 2015
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COVIDIEN LP (21)
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8328829 High capacity debulking catheter with razor edge cutting window 2 2007
8226674 Debulking catheters and methods 6 2010
9687266 Methods and devices for cutting and abrading tissue 0 2010
8192452 Easily cleaned atherectomy catheters and methods of use 4 2010
9119662 Material removal device and method of use 0 2011
8469979 High capacity debulking catheter with distal driven cutting wheel 11 2011
8920450 Material removal device and method of use 0 2011
8808186 Flexible debulking catheters with imaging and methods of use and manufacture 4 2011
8992717 Catheter with helical drive shaft and methods of manufacture 0 2012
9192406 Method for manipulating catheter shaft 0 2013
9241733 Debulking catheter 1 2013
9687267 Device for cutting tissue 0 2013
9486237 Methods and devices for cutting tissue 0 2013
9579157 Cleaning device for medical instrument and method of use 0 2013
9532844 Cleaning device for medical instrument and method of use 0 2013
9220530 Easily cleaned atherectomy catheters and methods of use 0 2013
9615850 Atherectomy catheter with aligned imager 0 2013
9445834 Methods and devices for cutting tissue 0 2014
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9532799 Method and devices for cutting tissue 0 2015
 
AVINGER, INC. (13)
8696695 Guidewire positioning catheter 6 2010
9498600 Atherectomy catheter with laterally-displaceable tip 0 2010
9125562 Catheter-based off-axis optical coherence tomography imaging system 3 2010
8548571 Devices and methods for predicting and preventing restenosis 5 2010
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9557156 Optical coherence tomography with graded index fiber for biological imaging 0 2013
9345398 Atherectomy catheter drive assemblies 0 2013
9642646 Guidewire positioning catheter 0 2013
9572492 Occlusion-crossing devices, imaging, and atherectomy devices 0 2014
9592075 Atherectomy catheters devices having multi-channel bushings 0 2016
9498247 Atherectomy catheters and occlusion crossing devices 0 2016
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