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Systems and methods integrate the control of an energy generator, to supply energy to an electrode structure to heat a tissue region, and the control of a pumping mechanism, to supply cooling fluid to control tissue temperature in the region.

Title
Integrated tissue heating and cooling apparatus
Application Number
9/305079
Publication Number
6273886 (B1)
Application Date
May 4, 1999
Publication Date
August 14, 2001
Inventor
Jay Chin
Fremont
CA, US
Scott West
Livermore
CA, US
David Utley
San Carlos
CA, US
John Gaiser
Mountain View
CA, US
Stuart Edwards
Portola Valley
CA, US
Agent
Ryan Kromholz & Manion S C
US
Assignee
Curon Medical
CA, US
IPC
A61B 18/04
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