05542944 is referenced by 36 patents and cites 20 patents.

A surgical instrument adapted for use in prostate, intra-uterine, kidney, liver, bladder and urinary tract surgery and the like comprising an elongate flexible casing having a delivery tube for delivering a working fluid to the target tissue, and an optical fiber for delivering a coherent beam of electromagnetic radiation to the working fluid whereby to heat the working fluid and in turn thermally treat the target tissue.

Title
Surgical device and method
Application Number
49136
Publication Number
5542944
Application Date
September 23, 1994
Publication Date
August 6, 1996
Inventor
Krishan M Bhatta
60 High St., Skowhegan, 04976
ME, US
Agent
Hayes Soloway Hennessey Grossman & Hage P C
IPC
A61B 17/22
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