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A method of treating a sphincter that provides an expandable basket structure with a first energy delivery device. The basket structure is introduced in a sphincter. The first energy delivery device is advanced from the basket structure into an interior of the sphincter. Sufficient energy is delivered from the first energy delivery device to create a desired tissue effect in the sphincter. Thereafter, the basket structure is removed from the sphincter.

Title
Method for treating a sphincter
Application Number
265459
Publication Number
6009877
Application Date
February 19, 1998
Publication Date
January 4, 2000
Inventor
Stuart D Edwards
658 Westridge Dr., Portola Valley, 94028
CA, US
Agent
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
IPC
A61B 17/39
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