U.S. Patent Number: US20120259193A1


Title: Electrically Conductive Balloon Catheter


Status: Pending


Inventors: Lawrence J. Gerrans, Erhan H. Gunday, Lon Chu


Abstract: A balloon catheter having a mesh affixed thereto. The mesh is formed having members extending longitudinally and circumferentially about the balloon into columns and rows respectively. Each member of the mesh has a resistance or impedance that changes as the member is deformed such that, when the member comprises a length (L) a measured resistance or impedance will be different than when the member comprise a length (L1) where L1 is greater than L.


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