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Process and device for the treatment of atrial arrhythmia

United States Patent

May 22, 2001
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Advanced Ultrasonic Device with In-Situ Height Adjustment for Improved Flaw Detection
A process for the treatment of atrial arrhythmia by use of ablation procedures comprising circumferential ablation of vessels, particularly pulmonary veins associated with the left atrium of the heart. Also disclosed are medical devices used for formation of the circumferential ablation lesions in vessels associated with the heart.
Swartz; John F. (Afton, OK), Bednarek; Michael C. (Buffalo, MN), Stehr; Richard E. (Stillwater, MN), Coyle; Michael J. (Minneapolis, MN)
Daig Corporation (Minnetonka, MN)
09/ 281,727
March 30, 1999