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Title:
CATHETER
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2014/073420
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Provided is a catheter such that positioning at a stenosis can be performed while observing a balloon, and such that the formation of a field of view in the anterior direction of catheter ingress can be performed in a clear manner. The catheter has: an expanding body (110) that can expand; an elongated, hollow main body (120) to the tip of which the expanding body is attached; and an imaging unit (141) disposed in a manner able to advance and retreat along the lengthwise direction of the main body within the main body. The imaging unit can advance and retreat at least from the base end side (126) of the expanding body to the tip end side (130) beyond the expanding body, and the main body has observation windows (123, 124) for observing the direction in which the imaging unit is oriented.

Inventors:
NAKANO TAIGA (JP)
Application Number:
JP2013/079270
Publication Date:
May 15, 2014
Filing Date:
October 29, 2013
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Assignee:
TERUMO CORP (JP)
International Classes:
A61B1/00; A61M25/10; G02B23/24
Foreign References:
JPH01135901U1989-09-18
JP2008142346A2008-06-26
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HATTA & ASSOCIATES (JP)
Hatta international patent business corporation (JP)
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