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Hsei Paul K, Clare Christopher R, Alden Donald L: System and method for controlled infusion and pressure monitoring. Ethicon, Hsei Paul K, Clare Christopher R, Alden Donald L, CIAMPORCERO Audley A Jr, May 25, 2000: WO/2000/028890 (2 worldwide citation)

Improved systems and methods are used for controlled infusion of fluid into a body cavity. In particular, the improved system allows a user to accurately control pressure created in a body cavity over a broad range of fluid flow rates required in various medical procedures. In one embodiment, the sy ...


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Kresch Arnold J, Alden Donald L: Method and device for tissue resection. Kresch Arnold J, Alden Donald L, GIBBY Darin J, April 27, 1995: WO/1995/010981 (2 worldwide citation)

A tissue resection device for preferred use in an organ inflated with non-conductive optically transparent fluid under pressure is disclosed. The instrument includes a rigid shaft (P) having a proximal end, a distal end, and defining a perfusion lumen (25) extending therebetween. At its distal end, ...


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Savage George M, Christian Jeffrey J, Alden Donald L: Electrosurgical device having rollers for ablating and segmenting of tissues. Femrx, Savage George M, Christian Jeffrey J, Alden Donald L, BARRISH Mark D, May 15, 1997: WO/1997/017027 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an electrosurgical device comprising a shaft (22) having a proximal end and a distal end. A wire (21) is disposed near the distal end of the shaft, the wire (21) defining a transverse curve and being energizable. A plurality of rolling elements (19) are rotatably dispo ...


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Savage George M, Alden Donald L, Christian Jeffrey J, Kresch Arnold J: Method and device for tissue vaporization and extraction. Femrx, Savage George M, Alden Donald L, Christian Jeffrey J, Kresch Arnold J, BARRISH Mark D, September 25, 1997: WO/1997/034534 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and devices for extracting tissue from internal surgical sites. The method comprises removing tissue from the uterus by applying radio frequency electrical power to the tissue so that a portion of the removed tissue is vaporized. While removing the tissue, the ...


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Kresch Arnold J, Alden Donald L: Method and device for tissue resection. Kresch Arnold J, Alden Donald L, July 31, 1996: EP0723422-A1

A tissue resection device for preferred use in an organ inflated with non-conductive optically transparent fluid under pressure is disclosed. The instrument includes a rigid shaft (P) having a proximal end, a distal end, and defining a perfusion lumen (25) extending therebetween. At its distal end, ...


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Alden Donald L, Christian Jeffrey J: A tubular surgical cutter having aspiration flow control ports. Femrx, Alden Donald L, Christian Jeffrey J, BARRISH Mark D, June 3, 1999: WO/1999/026547

This invention is a tubular surgical cutter device, (10) which includes aspiration flow control ports (30) to enhance the ability of the cutter to remove severed tissues from an internal surgical site. The aspiration flow control ports will admit sufficient aspiration fluid to transport tissue fragm ...


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Alden Donald L, Christian Jeffrey J: Surgical tubular cutter having a tapering cutting chamber. Femrx, Alden Donald L, Christian Jeffrey J, BARRISH Mark D, May 14, 1998: WO/1998/019609

This invention is a tubular surgical cutter (10) having two concentric cutting tubes (12, 14) with a conical or tapering cutting chamber (26) along substantially the entire length of their cutting apertures (24). Tissues which are drawn into the chamber and severed are quite easily drawn proximally ...