US Patent No: 7,753,852

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Atherectomy catheter with combined OCT/IVUS imaging

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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 HEALTHCARE GMBHERLANGEN, DE3431

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Maschke, Michael Lonnerstadt, DE 144 2115

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (1)
6,813,512 Method and apparatus for intravascular localization and imaging without X-rays 27 2001
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (1)
5,638,819 Method and apparatus for guiding an instrument to a target 518 1995
 
TOSHIBA MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION (1)
* 2004/0133,106 Ultrasonic imaging apparatus and method 5 2003
 
FRESENIUS AG (1)
* 5,769,087 Urine measurement apparatus and method for the determination of the density of urine 24 1995
 
CORDIS CORPORATION (1)
* 6,217,527 Methods and apparatus for crossing vascular occlusions 253 1998
 
SIEMENS HEALTHCARE GMBH (5)
6,298,261 Catheter tracking system 60 1998
6,772,001 Medical examination and/or treatment system 38 2003
2005/0113,685 Medical system for examination or treatment 26 2004
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
 
University of Iowa Research Foundation (1)
* 6,148,095 Apparatus and method for determining three-dimensional representations of tortuous vessels 150 1997
 
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (2)
5,895,402 Intravascular catheter with guiding structure 55 1997
5,865,748 Guided directional coronary atherectomy distal linear encoder 53 1998
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT (1)
* 2005/0203,553 Device for the performance and monitoring of rotablation 47 2005
 
BIOPHAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (3)
6,506,972 Magnetically shielded conductor 119 2002
6,673,999 Magnetically shielded assembly 112 2002
6,713,671 Magnetically shielded assembly 121 2002
 
Ariomedica Ltd. (1)
* 2006/0015,126 Atherectomy system with imaging guidewire 64 2003
 
MEDINOL LTD. (1)
6,152,878 Intravascular ultrasound enhanced image and signal processing 66 1998
 
Jonathan Dale Anderson (1)
* 2006/0081,031 Medical coating test apparatus and method 4 2004
 
Biosense, Inc. (5)
5,391,199 Apparatus and method for treating cardiac arrhythmias 727 1993
5,752,513 Method and apparatus for determining position of object 324 1995
6,366,799 Movable transmit or receive coils for location system 131 1998
6,788,967 Medical diagnosis, treatment and imaging systems 176 1999
6,546,271 Vascular reconstruction 57 1999
 
MEDIGUIDE LTD. (1)
6,233,476 Medical positioning system 551 1999
 
GREENWALD, HOWARD J. (1)
5,540,959 Process for preparing a coated substrate 59 1995
 
Pilot Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (1)
* 5,287,858 Rotational atherectomy guidewire 54 1992
 
FOX HOLLOW TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (1)
* 6,299,622 Atherectomy catheter with aligned imager 131 1999
 
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. (1)
* 5,830,145 Enhanced accuracy of three-dimensional intraluminal ultrasound (ILUS) image reconstruction 130 1996
 
CORDIS WEBSTER, INC. (1)
* 5,897,529 Steerable deflectable catheter having improved flexibility 121 1997
 
STEREOTAXIS, INC. (1)
* 2002/0019,644 Magnetically guided atherectomy 151 2001
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

Forward Cite Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. (2)
9,179,985 Biopsy guidance by electromagnetic tracking and photonic needle 0 2009
* 2010/0317,964 BIOPSY GUIDANCE BY ELECTROMAGNETIC TRACKING AND PHOTONIC NEEDLE 0 2009
 
INVISTA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. (1)
8,906,334 High efficiency reactor and process 0 2008
 
FUJIFILM CORPORATION (1)
* 2010/0041,948 OPTICAL PROBE AND THREE-DIMENSIONAL IMAGE ACQUISITION APPARATUS 1 2009
 
FOX HOLLOW TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (9)
8,784,440 Methods and devices for cutting tissue 1 2008
8,998,937 Methods and devices for cutting tissue 0 2009
8,414,604 Devices and methods for manipulating a catheter shaft 0 2009
8,597,315 Atherectomy catheter with first and second imaging devices 0 2010
8,496,677 Methods and devices for cutting tissue 0 2010
8,574,249 Easily cleaned atherectomy catheters and methods of use 1 2012
8,911,459 Debulking catheters and methods 1 2012
8,961,546 Methods and devices for cutting tissue at a vascular location 0 2012
9,028,512 Material removal device having improved material capture efficiency and methods of use 0 2012
 
Vascular Imaging Corporation (5)
9,078,561 Optical ultrasound receiver 1 2013
9,192,307 Systems and methods for minimally-invasive optical-acoustic imaging 1 2014
9,149,191 Systems and methods for minimally-invasive optical-acoustic imaging 0 2014
9,198,581 Optical imaging probe 1 2014
9,339,192 Systems and methods for minimally-invasive optical-acoustic imaging 0 2015
 
COVIDIEN LP (14)
8,246,640 Methods and devices for cutting tissue at a vascular location 2 2006
8,328,829 High capacity debulking catheter with razor edge cutting window 0 2007
8,226,674 Debulking catheters and methods 3 2010
8,192,452 Easily cleaned atherectomy catheters and methods of use 2 2010
9,119,662 Material removal device and method of use 0 2011
8,469,979 High capacity debulking catheter with distal driven cutting wheel 6 2011
8,920,450 Material removal device and method of use 0 2011
8,808,186 Flexible debulking catheters with imaging and methods of use and manufacture 4 2011
8,992,717 Catheter with helical drive shaft and methods of manufacture 0 2012
9,192,406 Method for manipulating catheter shaft 0 2013
9,241,733 Debulking catheter 0 2013
9,220,530 Easily cleaned atherectomy catheters and methods of use 0 2013
9,445,834 Methods and devices for cutting tissue 0 2014
9,326,789 Flexible debulking catheters with imaging and methods of use and manufacture 0 2014
 
AVINGER, INC. (7)
8,696,695 Guidewire positioning catheter 1 2010
9,125,562 Catheter-based off-axis optical coherence tomography imaging system 0 2010
8,548,571 Devices and methods for predicting and preventing restenosis 1 2010
9,345,510 Atherectomy catheters with longitudinally displaceable drive shafts 0 2011
8,644,913 Occlusion-crossing devices, imaging, and atherectomy devices 1 2012
9,345,406 Occlusion-crossing devices, atherectomy devices, and imaging 0 2012
9,345,398 Atherectomy catheter drive assemblies 0 2013
* Cited By Examiner

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