Patent Number: 7,232,422

Title: Steerable catheter

Abstract: A catheter includes a pull wire which extends through two different lumen and attaches to the distal end of the catheter at an off-axis location. By tensioning the pull wire, the catheter can assume various complex curves, depending on the respective lumen through which the pull wire passes.

Inventors: Gibson; Charles A. (Malden, MA), Seang; Hab (Lowell, MA)

Assignee: C.R. Bard, Inc

International Classification: A61M 31/00 (20060101); A61M 37/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-06-19 0:00:00