Accession Number:

ADD013115

Title:

Internal Jugular and Left Ventricular Thermodilution Catheter.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 10 Oct 78, patented 19 Aug 80,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-08-19

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

This invention relates to a thermodilution catheter having a distal high frequency heating coil of fine wires, heat measuring thermocouples, and a proximal resistance thermometer, all wound externally on a catheter for measuring blood flow in either the jugular vein or the left ventricle of the heart. The device also incorporates electrodes for electrocardiogram tracings.

Subject Categories:

  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE