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Catheters, Vascular, Angioplasty, Ultrasound Ablation

Definition : Angioplasty catheters that use ultrasonic energy for ablation of atheroma. These catheters typically consist of a multilumen 7 to 9 Fr tube that includes a 1.5 to 2.6 Fr solid-wire ball-tipped probe with an ultrasonic transducer at its proximal tip and an irrigation channel to cool the ultrasound probe. Ultrasonic angioplasty catheters may be used to open total occlusions or high-grade stenosis in arteries, including calcified arteries; they may also be used to facilitate balloon angioplasty.

Entry Terms : "Ultrasound Ablation Catheters" , "Ultrasound Angioplasty Catheters" , "Ultrasound Image Angioplasty Catheters" , "Ablation Catheters"

UMDC code : 18649

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Boston Scientific Corp

Company Type: Parent

In 1969, fascinated by the possibility of bringing pioneering medical devices and treatments to patients across the world, John Abele joined Medi-Tech, a company that was developing alternatives to traditional surgery. Pete Nicholas was looking for an investment, and when he met John, the pieces came together.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp

Company Type: Parent

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company partners with clinicians to develop innovative technologies in the areas of structural heart disease and critical care monitoring that enable them to save and enhance lives.

Misonix Inc

Company Type: Parent

Misonix has long been at the forefront of ultrasound technology and is a world leader in the design, development, manufacturing, and marketing of ultrasonic surgical devices. Our innovative, ultrasonic platforms for surgical applications include aspirators for the removal of both soft and hard tissue, instruments for laparoscopic cutting and coagulation, devices for wound cleansing and debridement, products for precision bone cutting and sculpting, and liposuction instrumentation for improving body aesthetics.

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