ApplicationNo. 05/950196 filed on 10/10/1978
US Classes:600/505, Sensing means inserted in blood vessel600/513Detecting heartbeat electric signal and diverse cardiovascular characteristic
ExaminersPrimary: Howell, Kyle L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesA61B 5/028 (20060101)
A61B 5/026 (20060101)
A61M 25/00 (20060101)
AbstractA thermodilution catheter having a proximal high frequency heating coil of fine wires, heat measuring thermocouples, and a distal resistance thermometer, all wound externally on a catheter for measuring arterial blood flow. The device also incorporates electrodes for electrocardiogram tracing.