Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 4,589,419

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

5-20-1986

Assignee

University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)

Application Number

06/667,130

Date Filed

1984-11-01

Total Pages

4 pages

Abstract

The cardiac catheter of this invention combines in a single, thin tube, an acoustic transducer for determining blood flow velocity, and a separate lumen with a removable, flexible, radio-opaque guide wire, enabling the surgeon to locate the site of arterial blockage, evaluate the blockage, and assess the effect of the treatment.

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URL

https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/42