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Title:
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ISOLATING PULMONARY VEIN BY ULTRASONIC WAVE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2004174252
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a method for electrically isolating a pulmonary vein.

This method to electrically isolate the atrium sinistrum from the pulmonary vein includes: a step to introduce an ultrasonic assembly into the heart near the gate of the pulmonary vein: a step to fix the ultrasonic assembly to the pulmonary vein using an anchor; and a step to transmit the ultrasonic energy to a path from the ultrasonic assembly to a circumferential ablation area of the pulmonary vein. The path does not substantially includes the anchor.


Inventors:
SCHWARTZ YITZHACK
GOVARI ASSAF
Application Number:
JP2003000394253
Publication Date:
June 24, 2004
Filing Date:
November 25, 2003
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Assignee:
BIOSENSE INC
International Classes:
A61B17/00; A61B17/22; A61B18/00; A61M25/00; A61N7/02; (IPC1-7): A61B18/00; A61B17/00; A61M25/00
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
田澤 博昭
加藤 公延
田澤 英昭
濱田 初音