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The present invention employs ultrasonic energy delivered to myocardial tissue at frequencies sufficient to destroy the myocardial tissue implicated in the arrhythmic. More specifically, the present invention comprises an ultrasonic transducer mounted on a distal end of a catheter and at least one electrode associated with the distal end region of the catheter. The ultrasonic transducer may be a single crystal transducer or a phased array crystal transducer.

Title
Apparatus and method for intra-cardiac ablation of arrhythmias
Application Number
7/885190
Publication Number
5295484
Application Date
May 19, 1992
Publication Date
March 22, 1994
Inventor
Kullervo H Hynynen
Tuscon
AZ, US
Frank I Marcus
Tuscon
AZ, US
Agent
Rosenbaum & Associates
Assignee
Arizona Board of Regents for and on Behalf of the University of Arizona
AZ, US
IPC
A61B 8/00
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