ALEXANDRIA, Va: United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent no. 8,920,411, on December 30, 2014, to Kardium Inc. (California), titled as "Apparatus and method for intra-cardiac mapping and ablation"
Gelbart; Daniel (Vancouver, CA), Lichtenstein; Samuel Victor (Vancouver, CA)
Kardium Inc. (Burnaby, CA)
According to the abstract released by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: "An intra-cardiac mapping system is based on locating the ports through which blood flows in or out the heart chambers. For many procedures, such as ablation to cure atrial fibrillation, locating the pulmonary veins and the mitral valve accurately allows to perform a Maze procedure. The location of the ports and valves...