Patent Number: 7,101,388

Title: Cooling system for indwelling heat exchange catheter

Abstract: A system for exchanging heat with the body of a patient for cooling or warming the patient provides for automatic temperature control in accordance with the monitored temperature of the patient. The system comprises a temperature control module and temperature probes for making body core temperature measurements. The body core temperature measurements are used to control the temperature of fluid circulating within the fluid circuit.

Inventors: Noda; Wayne A. (Mission Viejo, CA), Worthen; William J. (Coto de Caza, CA)

Assignee: Alsius Corporation

International Classification: A61F 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018