1. Device for performing laser angioplasty with OCT monitoring

    Device for performing laser angioplasty, in which laser light is beamed via a laser radiation device in the area of a catheter tip, with simultaneous OCT monitoring, for the ablation of plaque. The feed lines for the laser radiation device and the rotating OCT signal lines are disposed in a common catheter sheath, said feed lines leading to an OCT sensor disposed within a ring-shaped window running around the circumference of the catheter sheath, said OCT sensor being disposed at a distance from the laser radiation device.
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