A Catheter Tip Intracardiac Scanner



In the previous chapter a new non-invasive echocardiography method was discussed. It is the purpose of this chapter to introduce a 32-element catheter tip system (outer diameter 3 mm) specially developed for instantaneous study of moving cardiac structures during cardiac catheterization. The method is based on a phase-corrected circular array technique. A brief discussion on the preliminary results is given.


Radiation Pattern Single Element Barium Titanate Side Lobe Directivity Pattern 
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© H. E. Stenfert Kroese N.V., Publishers 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of CardiologyUniversity of RotterdamThe Netherlands

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