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Roger A Stern, Jerome Jackson, Vincent N Sullivan, George H Smith, Roy D Corbitt, Jennifer A Hodor, Carson J Shellengberger: Devices and methods for treatment of luminal tissue. BARRx Medical, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, December 19, 2006: US07150745 (92 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for treatment of tissue in a body lumen with an electrode deployment device. Embodiments typically include a device with a plurality of electrodes having a pre-selected electrode density arranged on the surface of a support. The support may comprise a non-distensible ...


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David S Utley, Robert Garabedian, Michael P Wallace: Precision ablating device. BARRX Medical, Shay Glenn, June 14, 2011: US07959627 (87 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for treating abnormal mucosa in an alimentary tract are provided. The apparatus include an ablation structure configured to be removably coupled to an endoscope and a deflection mechanism adapted to move the ablation structure with respect to the endoscope and toward a tissue surface.


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David S Utley, Robert Garabedian, Michael P Wallace: Precision ablating method. Barrx Medical, Shay Glenn, August 16, 2011: US07997278 (50 worldwide citation)

Methods of ablating tissue in an alimentary tract are provided. The methods include advancing an ablation structure into an alimentary tract while supporting the ablation structure with an endoscope. The methods further include a step of moving at least part of the ablation structure with respect to ...


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Roger A Stern, Jerome Jackson, Vincent N Sullivan, George H Smith, Roy D Corbitt, Jennifer A Hodor, Carson J Shellengberger: Devices and methods for treatment of luminal tissue. Barrx Medical, Shay Glenn, March 18, 2008: US07344535 (37 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for treatment of tissue in a body lumen with an electrode deployment device. Embodiments typically include a device with a plurality of electrodes having a pre-selected electrode density arranged on the surface of a support. The support may comprise a non-distensible ...


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Jerome Jackson, Roger A Stern, David S Utley: Methods and systems for determining physiologic characteristics for treatment of the esophagus. Barrx Medical, Shay Glenn, September 6, 2011: US08012149 (36 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for treating abnormal mucosa in the esophagus is disclosed, such that the depth of the treated tissue is controlled. The depth of ablation is controlled by monitoring the tissue impedance and/or the tissue temperature. A desired ablation depth is also achieved by controlling t ...


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Stuart D Edwards, John Gaiser, David S Utley, Scott West, Jay Qin: Method for vacuum-assisted tissue ablation. Barrx Medical, Shay Glenn, March 24, 2009: US07507238 (34 worldwide citation)

Methods of accessing and ablating abnormal epithelium tissue in an alimentary canal are provided. The methods can include steps of (i) inserting a vacuum source comprising one or more suction ports into an alimentary canal; (ii) inserting an operative element comprising a conduit for a tissue ablati ...


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Jerome Jackson, Roger A Stern: Methods and systems for determining physiologic characteristics for treatment of the esophagus. Barrx Medical, Shay Glenn, August 9, 2011: US07993336 (33 worldwide citation)

A system for measuring physiologic characteristics for treating abnormal mucosa in the esophagus comprises a sizing device having an inflatable balloon on a distal end of a catheter that is inflated with an expansion medium to expand the balloon to engage the wall of the esophagus so that the intern ...


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Utley David S, Garabedian Robert, Wallace Michael P: Precision ablating device. Barrx Medical, Utley David S, Garabedian Robert, Wallace Michael P, SHAY James R, May 31, 2007: WO/2007/061984 (13 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for treating abnormal mucosa in an alimentary tract are provided. The apparatus includes an ablation structure configured to be removably coupled to an endoscope and a deflection mechanism adapted to move the ablation structure with respect to the endoscope and toward a tissue surface.


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Ganz Robert A, Zelickson Brian D, Stern Roger A, Jackson Jerome, Smith George H: System and method for treating abnormal epithelium in an esophagus. Barrx Medical, Ganz Robert A, Zelickson Brian D, Stern Roger A, Jackson Jerome, Smith George H, SHAY James R, August 4, 2005: WO/2005/070316 (11 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments of the invention provide a system for treating abnormal mucosa in an esophagus comprising an elongated member; an energy delivery structure deployable from the elongated member and adapted to engage a circumferential section of a mucosal lining of the esophagus to deliver energy ...


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Jackson Jerome, Stern Roger A: Methods and systems for determining physiologic characteristics for treatment of the esophagus. Barrx Medical, Jackson Jerome, Stern Roger A, SHAY James R, August 4, 2005: WO/2005/070061 (6 worldwide citation)

A system for measuring physiologic characteristics for treating abnormal mucosa in the esophagus (14) comprises a sizing device (40) having an inflatable balloon (42) on a distal end of a catheter that is inflated with an expansion medium to expand the balloon to engage the wall of the esophagus so ...