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Catheters, Cardiac, Ablation, Radiofrequency

Definition : Cardiac ablation catheters that use radio-frequency (e.g., 482 or 500 kHz) energy to destroy target endocardial tissue. These catheters typically consist of a 7 Fr multipolar (e.g., quadripolar) catheter with a distal electrode length of 2 to 4 mm. A neutral electrode is placed on the body surface. Some of these catheters are operated in power control mode, while other catheters may include a thermocouple in their tip for temperature-controlled mode capability or an irrigation channel for continuous cooling of the tip. Radio-frequency ablation catheters are mostly used for treatment of atrioventricular nodal reentrant tachycardia, accessory pathways, and atrioventricular junction ablation.

Entry Terms : "Electrodes, Catheter Tip" , "Electrodes, Intracardiac" , "Radiofrequency Cardiac Ablation Catheters" , "Irrigated-Tip Radiofrequency Cardiac Ablation Catheters" , "Temperature-Controlled Radiofrequency Cardiac Ablation Catheters" , "ThermoCool Catheters"

UMDC code : 18678

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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.

Medtronic Inc

Company Type: Parent

At Medtronic, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible.

Prosurg Inc

Company Type: Parent

Prosurg Inc. located in Silicon Valley, California designs, manufactures, and markets single use medical devices for management of Urological and Gynecological disorders. These products are based on safe and proven R.F. and injection based technology platform to provide cost effective solution for physicians, patients, and health care providers. Prosurg, Inc. currently markets a full line of Resection, Coagulation & Electrovaporization electrodes for BPH/TURP prostate surgery, and Bladder tumor resection, Uterine fibroid resection & Endometrial Ablation treatment and are compatible with commercially available R.F. Generators and Endoscopic surgical instrumentation commonly used by physicians.

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