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Jeffrey Giba, Michael Horzewski, James Edward Wilson: Steerable catheter. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ray K Shahani Esq, Janet Kaiser Castaneda, March 2, 1999: US05876373 (247 worldwide citation)

An elongated steerable catheter for placement within a heart chamber, organ aperture or other body opening and having at least one center tube with hollow passageway for guiding a laser delivery means or other functional device to selected surfaces of a heart chamber, organ aperture or other body ca ...


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Michael Horzewski, Jeffrey Giba: Spiral catheter with multiple guide holes. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ray K Shahani Esq, Ilene Lapidus Janofsky Esq, February 23, 1999: US05873865 (182 worldwide citation)

A spiral catheter apparatus for access to, and laser or other treatment within, cavities and organs in the human body, the apparatus comprising a flexible, main catheter shaft defining a central axis of the apparatus, the catheter shaft having a proximal end, a distal end and a first hollow lumen re ...


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Jeffrey Giba, Michael Horzewski, James Edward Wilson: Method of forming revascularization channels in myocardium using a steerable catheter. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Janet Kaiser Castaneda, October 3, 2000: US06126654 (169 worldwide citation)

An elongated steerable catheter for placement within a heart chamber, organ aperture or other body opening and having at least one center tube with hollow passageway for guiding a laser delivery means or other functional device to selected surfaces of a heart chamber, organ aperture or other body ca ...


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Alexander Khairkhahan, Michael J Horzewski, Stuart D Harman, Richard L Mueller, Douglas R Murphy Chutorian: Drug delivery catheter with tip alignment. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ilene Lapidus Janofsky, Ross M Carothers, January 30, 2001: US06179809 (165 worldwide citation)

A steerable drug delivery catheter and method of use, particularly adapted for percutaneous use. The distal end of the drug delivery catheter is deflectable. The catheter has a relative movement compensation mechanism for maintaining positioning between the distal end of the drug delivery catheter a ...


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Douglas R Murphy Chutorian: Shaped catheter for transmyocardial revascularization. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ray K Shahani, Janet Kaiser Castaneda, Christopher N Sears, May 26, 1998: US05755714 (157 worldwide citation)

A shaped catheter for accessing and treating preselected surfaces of cavities and organs within the human body, the apparatus including a tubular, shaped outer sheath with at least one guide hole and a tubular, flexible inner sleeve with a distal opening disposed adjacent the distal end, the inner s ...


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Douglas R Murphy Chutorian, Jeffrey Giba, Michael Horzewski: Bow shaped catheter. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ray K Shahani Esq, Ilene Lapidus Janofsky Esq, January 5, 1999: US05855577 (156 worldwide citation)

A bow shaped, integrated wire catheter apparatus and method of use for access to, and laser or other treatment within, cavities and organs in the human body, the apparatus having a curvilinear shape but flexible enough to assume a generally elongated shape such that the apparatus can be extended thr ...


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Robert F Bencini, Richard L Mueller, Richard D Phipps: Method and apparatus for myocardial revascularization and/or biopsy of the heart. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Janet Kaiser Castaneda, November 2, 1999: US05976164 (148 worldwide citation)

A semi-automatic cardiac tissue removal device for obtaining biopsy samples and/or creating revascularization pathways in the myocardium of the heart, mechanically cuts the pathways using a handpiece with a cutting tip assembly having a hollow needle with an angled, sharpened edge rotatable mounted ...


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Sam G Payne, Randy J Kesten, Michael Aita, Stewart Kume, Stephen B Pearce, Manuel A Javier Jr, Michael H Rosenthal: Delivery catheter system for heart chamber. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, November 27, 2001: US06322548 (143 worldwide citation)

A delivery catheter system for delivering a substance delivery member into a patient's left ventricle which includes a first delivery catheter with a shaped distal extremity configured to be aligned with or parallel to a longitudinal axis or long dimension of the patient's left ventricle a ...


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Richard L Mueller: Lateral- and posterior-aspect method for laser-assisted transmyocardial revascularization and other surgical applications. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ray K Shahani, Janet Kaiser Castaneda, March 14, 2000: US06036685 (142 worldwide citation)

A method of visualizing and treating the heart by providing a balloon end contact scope with a main lumen, an essentially transparent contact viewing portion, and integral laser delivery means or other equipment channel suitable for viewing the heart; precisely positioning the contact viewing portio ...


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Douglas Murphy Chutorian, Richard L Mueller, Stuart D Harman, Steve A Daniel, Larry Witham, Bruce Richardson: Laser delivery means adapted for drug delivery. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ray K Shahani, Janet Kaiser Castaneda, December 7, 1999: US05999678 (135 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery apparatus for dispensing a predetermined amount of one or more drugs into a laser created opening in the human body, the apparatus consisting of a laser delivery means such as an optical fiber or fiber bundle, a drug conduit which transfers the one or more drugs, drug solutions or ot ...