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Michael A Martinelli, Peter von Thuna: Acoustic image system and method. Intra Sonix, Schiller Pandiscio and Kusmer, April 18, 1989: US04821731 (324 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is disclosed for imaging internal features of a living body at a preselected site so that the data can be imaged in a quick, efficient and reliable manner with high resolution. The apparatus includes a catheter having a longitudinal axis, a proximal end and a distal end such ...


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Michael A Martinelli: Ultrasonic transducer. Intra Sonix, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, March 26, 1991: US05002058 (146 worldwide citation)

A miniature transducer designed for use in a medical imaging system catheter probe is disclosed. The transducer has an electric cavity and coaxial construction for preventing electric fields from being emitted or received by the transducers. The construction of the transducer enables two to be mount ...


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Robert A Roth, Michael A Martinelli: Instrument and method for intraluminally relieving stenosis. Intra Sonix, Schiller & Kusmer, May 4, 1993: US05207672 (128 worldwide citation)

An instrument for and method of effectively treating the prostatic urethra so as to relieve the symptoms associated with an enlarged urethra is disclosed. The tissue of at least selected portions of the prostate are compressed (preferably with a balloon inserted into the prostatic urethra so as to e ...


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Michael A Martinelli: Ultrasonic transducer. Intra Sonix, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, September 5, 1989: US04862893 (121 worldwide citation)

A miniature transducer designed for use in a medical imaging system catheter probe is disclosed. The transducer has an electric cavity and coaxial construction for preventing electric fields from being emitted or received by the transducers. The construction of the transducer enables two to be mount ...


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Michael A Martinelli: Method of making a transducer. Intra Sonix, Schiller Pandiscio & Kusmer, December 18, 1990: US04977655 (115 worldwide citation)

A miniature transducer designed for use in a medical imaging system catheter probe is disclosed. The transducer has an electric cavity and coaxial construction for preventing electric fields from being emitted or received by the transducers. The construction of the transducer enables two to be mount ...


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Martinelli Michael A, Von, Thuna Peter: Acoustic image system and method. Intra Sonix, KUSMER Toby H, June 15, 1989: WO/1989/005123 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is disclosed for imaging internal features of a living body at a preselected site so that the data can be imaged in a quick, efficient and reliable manner with high resolution. The apparatus includes a catheter (20) having a longitudinal axis (22), a proximal end (23) and a d ...


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Martinelli Michael A, Von Thuna Peter: Acoustic image system and method.. Intra Sonix, October 24, 1990: EP0393113-A1

An apparatus and method is disclosed for imaging internal features of a living body at a preselected site so that the data can be imaged in a quick, efficient and reliable manner with high resolution. The apparatus includes a catheter (20) having a longitudinal axis (22), a proximal end (23) and a d ...


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Martinelli Michael A, Von Thuna Peter: Systeme et methode dimagerie acoustique, Acoustic image system and method. Intra Sonix, MACRAE & CO, December 10, 1991: CA1293048

ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE An apparatus and method is disclosed for imaginginternal features of a living body at a preselectedsite so that the data can be imaged in a quick,efficient and reliable manner with high resolution.The apparatus includes a catheter having alongitudinal axis, a proximal end ...


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Martinelli Michael A, Hagel William E: Apparatus for positioning and stabilizing a catheter. Intra Sonix, Martinelli Michael A, Hagel William E, KUSMER Toby H, October 18, 1990: WO/1990/011722

A bearing catheter (20) for stabilizing and positioning a therapeutic/diagnostic catheter (100) at a predetermined location within a lumen (210). The bearing catheter (20) comprises a tube (22) sized to receive the therapeutic/diagnostic catheter (100) so that the latter is free to move axially and ...


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Roth Robert A, Martinelli Michael A: Instrument and method for intraluminally relieving stenosis. Intra Sonix, KUSMER Toby H, November 15, 1990: WO/1990/013333

An instrument for and method of effectively dilating a stenotic region of a passageway of a portion of the living body, preferably the prostatic urethra, so as to relieve the symptoms associated with the stenosis. In the preferred system the tissue of at least selected portions of the prostate (172) ...