Patents Assigned to Volcano Corp.
  • Publication number: 20070060822
    Abstract: A multifunctional invasive cardiovascular diagnostic measurement host is disclosed that interfaces a variety of sensor devices, such as guide wire-mounted pressure sensors, flow sensors, temperature sensors, etc, and provides a multi-mode graphical user interface providing a plurality of displays in accordance with the various types of sensors and measurements rendered by the sensors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2006
    Publication date: March 15, 2007
    Applicant: Volcano Corp.
    Inventors: Howard Alpert, Paul Hoseit
  • Publication number: 20060241483
    Abstract: An intravascular ultrasonic imaging catheter is provided with a flexible circuit electrically coupled to a transducer array mounted on the distal end of the catheter, a portion of the flexible circuit being helically wound about the catheter in order to enhance the flexibility of the circuit. The catheter may be a balloon catheter which is also provided with a stent mounted on the balloon, the stent carrying one or more drugs designed to be eluted or washed into a patient's blood stream after the stent has been delivered, by a the balloon catheter, into a target area within the patient's vascular system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2006
    Publication date: October 26, 2006
    Applicant: Volcano Corp.
    Inventors: Elvin Nix, William Howes, Robert Dickinson, Stephan Wnendt