Ablative Solutions Receives U.S. Patent for Peregrine System(TM) Infusion Catheter
KALAMAZOO, Mich., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Ablative Solutions, Inc., a privately-held clinical stage company, announced today the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 8,740,849, entitled “Peri-Vascular Tissue Ablation Catheter with Support Structures.” Some aspects of the issued patent relate to unique micro-needle-equipped catheters for the precise delivery of fluids into a variety of tissue targets. For example, the catheters can be used in peri-vascular or peri-urethral applications for the ablation of tissue.
“We are delighted to expand our intellectual property portfolio with this new U.S. patent. It is important to our corporate strategy, as it creates a barrier to entry and solidifies ASI’s position as the emerging leader in site-specific and precise delivery of medications,” noted Vartan Ghazarossian, PhD, President of Ablative Solutions. “This patent is significant, as it protects central elements of our fluid-delivery technology and could suggest our receiving additional protection from other patent applications currently under review.”
Ablative Solutions was founded in 2011 by Tim Fischell, MD, FACC, and David Fischell, PhD, and is headquartered in Kalamazoo, MI, with offices in Menlo Park, CA. Ablative Solutions has developed endovascular catheters that are designed to address life-threatening diseases by providing a durable and cost-effective means for the targeted delivery of diagnostic and therapeutic agents to the perivascular space of blood vessels.
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