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Title:
CATHETER APPARATUS AND SYSTEM HAVING THE SAME
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2010158531
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a catheter apparatus which can exchange heat by using a body fluid on site for modifying a temperature at a target region in a body, and a system including the catheter apparatus.

The catheter apparatus 420 comprises a spindly flexible catheter, at least one fluid lumen, a heat exchange instrument 440 located on the catheter, and a body fluid-inducing sleeve 422 formed around a segment of the catheter. The catheter apparatus can modify the temperature at the target region in the body by using the body fluid on site.

COPYRIGHT: (C)2010,JPO&INPIT


Inventors:
GINSBURG ROBERT
MACHOLD TIMOTHY R
DINEEN MICHAEL T
Application Number:
JP2010025861A
Publication Date:
July 22, 2010
Filing Date:
February 08, 2010
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ZOLL CIRCULATION INC
International Classes:
A61F7/12; A61M25/00; A61B6/00; A61B6/12; A61M39/00; A61B17/00; A61B17/22; A61B18/00; A61B18/08; A61B18/24; A61F2/958; A61F7/00; A61F7/10
Foreign References:
WO1997025011A11997-07-17
US5211631A1993-05-18
US5344436A1994-09-06
US5624392A1997-04-29
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
恩田 博宣
恩田 誠
本田 淳
池上 美穂



 
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