Patent Number: 7,787,933

Title: Intravascular imaging detector

Abstract: An apparatus for intravascular imaging to detect and characterize early stage, unstable coronary arty plaques. The detector works by identifying and localizing plaque-binding beta-emitting radiopharmaceuticals.

Inventors: Iwanczyk; Jan S. (Los Angeles, CA), Patt; Bradley E. (Sherman Oaks, CA), Hoffman; Edward J. (Los Angeles, CA)

Assignee: Gamma Medica-Ideas, Inc.

International Classification: A61B 5/05 (20060101); A61M 31/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018