Endosonics (US) gets patent for dilation catheter:
This article was originally published in Clinica
Endosonics' (US) CardioVascular Dynamics subsidiary has received patent approval for its variable diameter balloon dilation catheter from the US Patent and Trademark Office. This is the first patent issued to CVD for its Focal expansion technology for angioplasty applications. CVD gained FDA approval last October for its PMA supplement to market its Focal Angioplasty Catheter Technology catheters for PTCA. US shipment will begin in early 1996.