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Number: 600/467
Name: Surgery > Diagnostic testing > Detecting nuclear, electromagnetic, or ultrasonic radiation > Ultrasonic > Structure of transducer or probe assembly > Probe placed in vascular system or body orifice > Catheter > Intravascular
Description: Subject matter wherein the catheter is inserted into the circulatory system of the body.










Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
600/470 By inflatable ballon 43
600/468 With blood flow measurement or detection 79


Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6287259 Systems and methods for evaluating objects within an ultrasound image Sep. 11, 2001
6283920 Ultrasound transducer assembly Sep. 4, 2001
6283921 Ultrasonic visualization and catheters therefor Sep. 4, 2001
6273858 Systems and methods for providing radiation therapy and catheter guides Aug. 14, 2001
6264608 Acoustic therapy apparatus comprising a source of therapeutic acoustic waves and an ultrasound locating means Jul. 24, 2001
6254541 Methods and apparatus for blood speckle detection in an intravascular ultrasound imaging system Jul. 3, 2001
6238347 Ultrasonic transducer array and method of manufacturing the same May. 29, 2001
6217520 Diagnostic medical ultrasound system and method for object of interest extraction Apr. 17, 2001
6206831 Ultrasound-guided ablation catheter and methods of use Mar. 27, 2001
6200268 Vascular plaque characterization Mar. 13, 2001
6185449 Braidless guide catheter Feb. 6, 2001
6171247 Underfluid catheter system and method having a rotatable multiplane transducer Jan. 9, 2001
6168564 Steerable transducer array for intracardial ultrasonic imaging Jan. 2, 2001
6152878 Intravascular ultrasound enhanced image and signal processing Nov. 28, 2000
6148095 Apparatus and method for determining three-dimensional representations of tortuous vessels Nov. 14, 2000
6123673 Method of making an ultrasound transducer assembly Sep. 26, 2000
6120515 Composite atherectomy cutter Sep. 19, 2000
6120455 Methods and apparatus for non-uniform rotation distortion detection in an intravascular ultrasound imaging system Sep. 19, 2000
6106474 Aerogel backed ultrasound transducer Aug. 22, 2000
6099475 Volumetric image ultrasound transducer underfluid catheter system Aug. 8, 2000
6095976 Method for enhancing an image derived from reflected ultrasound signals produced by an ultrasound transmitter and detector inserted in a bodily lumen Aug. 1, 2000
6070094 Systems and methods for guiding movable electrode elements within multiple-electrode structures May. 30, 2000
6066096 Imaging probes and catheters for volumetric intraluminal ultrasound imaging and related systems May. 23, 2000
6050949 Catheher system having connectable distal and proximal portions Apr. 18, 2000
6050946 Methods and apparatus for blood speckle detection in an intravascular ultrasound imaging system Apr. 18, 2000
6039693 Volumetric image ultrasound transducer underfluid catheter system Mar. 21, 2000
6036647 PZT off-aperture bonding technique Mar. 14, 2000
6019727 Center conductor and PZT bonding technique Feb. 1, 2000
5989208 Therapeutic ultrasound system Nov. 23, 1999
5971955 Double balloon catheter with ultrasonic probe Oct. 26, 1999
5938615 Ultrasound catheter probe Aug. 17, 1999
5916170 Method and apparatus for curvature detection in vessels from phase shifts of a plurality of input electrical signals Jun. 29, 1999
5876343 Methods and apparatus for blood speckle detection in an intravascular ultrasound imaging system Mar. 2, 1999
5860974 Heart ablation catheter with expandable electrode and method of coupling energy to an electrode on a catheter shaft Jan. 19, 1999
5855563 Method and apparatus for sequentially performing multiple intraluminal procedures Jan. 5, 1999
5830145 Enhanced accuracy of three-dimensional intraluminal ultrasound (ILUS) image reconstruction Nov. 3, 1998
5823992 Methods for using catheters having compliant lumens Oct. 20, 1998
5799655 Method and apparatus for ultrasound imaging and atherectomy Sep. 1, 1998
5771895 Catheter for obtaining three-dimensional reconstruction of a vascular lumen and wall Jun. 30, 1998
5724978 Enhanced accuracy of three-dimensional intraluminal ultrasound (ILUS) image reconstruction Mar. 10, 1998
5724977 Rotational correlation of intravascular ultrasound image with guide catheter position Mar. 10, 1998
5715825 Acoustic imaging catheter and the like Feb. 10, 1998
5713363 Ultrasound catheter and method for imaging and hemodynamic monitoring Feb. 3, 1998
5704361 Volumetric image ultrasound transducer underfluid catheter system Jan. 6, 1998
5660180 Intravascular ultrasound imaging guidewire Aug. 26, 1997
5634464 Method and apparatus for ultrasound imaging and atherectomy Jun. 3, 1997
5634466 Ultrasonic transesophageal probe with detachable transducer tip Jun. 3, 1997
5603327 Ultrasound catheter probe Feb. 18, 1997
5596990 Rotational correlation of intravascular ultrasound image with guide catheter position Jan. 28, 1997
5582178 Method and apparatus for intravascular ultrasonography Dec. 10, 1996

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