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Stuart D Edwards, John Gaiser, David S Utley, Scott H West, Jay Qin: System for tissue ablation. BÂRRX Medical, Shay Glenn, December 15, 2009: US07632268 (112 worldwide citation)

Systems for treating a mucosal surface of an alimentary canal tissue region are provided. The systems can include an elongate support structure, an expandable member positionable at a distal portion of the support structure and one or more radio frequency (RF) ablation electrodes carried by the expa ...


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Robert A Ganz, Brian D Zelickson, Roger A Stern: Method of treating abnormal tissue in the human esophagus. BÂRRX Medical, Shay Glenn, May 12, 2009: US07530979 (53 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter system and method of use is provided to endoscopically access portions of the human esophagus experiencing undesired growth of columnar epithelium. The ablation catheter system and method includes controlled depth of ablation features and use of either radio frequency spectrum, ...


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David S Utley, John Gaiser, Stuart D Edwards, Scott H West, Jay Qin: Method for tissue ablation. BÂRRX Medical, Shay Glenn, July 7, 2009: US07556628 (38 worldwide citation)

Methods of ablating mucosal tissue in an alimentary canal are provided. The methods can include the steps of (i) providing an ablation device comprising a tissue ablation source; (ii) positioning at least a portion of the ablation device at a mucosal tissue surface of the alimentary canal; (iii) del ...


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David S Utley, John Gaiser, Stuart D Edwards, Scott H West, Jay Qin: Method for cryogenic tissue ablation. BÂRRX Medical, Shay Glenn, March 24, 2009: US07507234 (36 worldwide citation)

Methods of accessing and ablating abnormal epithelium tissue in an alimentary canal are provided. The methods can include steps of (i) inserting an operative element into an alimentary canal such that the proximate to a portion of the alimentary canal having tissue to be ablated; and (ii) using the ...