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) : Khalil,Hassan H
Report Date : 19 Aug 1980
Pagination or Media Count : 10
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.
Descriptors : *PATENTS, *ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY, *CATHETERS, *BLOOD CIRCULATION, *BLOOD VOLUME, WIRE, COILS, HEATING, HIGH FREQUENCY, MEASUREMENT, HEART, VENTRICLES, ELECTRODES, THERMOCOUPLES, JUGULAR VEIN, RESISTANCE THERMOMETERS, CALORIMETRY, HEAT TRANSFER, FLOW RATE
Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE