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Neal E Fearnot: Ablation catheter. Medical Engineering & Development Institute, Richard J Godlewski, March 31, 1992: US05100423 (807 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter is provided with an elongated member or shaft and a plurality of helically-shaped cutting wires attached to the shaft to form a cutting basket. Each of the cutting wires has a section formed as a circumferentially subscribing arc and together the wires present a circumferential ...


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Neal E Fearnot, Kevin S Heggs, William L Johnson, Donald A Stevens: Pacemaker with activity-dependent rate limiting. Cook Pacemaker Corporation, Medical Engineering & Development Institute, Richard J Godlewski, August 7, 1990: US04945909 (142 worldwide citation)

A pacemaker is disclosed with a pacing rate that is restricted within a range defined by variable upper and lower rate limits that change as a function of the patient's detected level of activity. An indication such as the nonambient temperature of blood is sensed in the right ventricle of the heart ...


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Jose A Marchosky, Christopher J Moran, Neal E Fearnot: Method, apparatus, and substance for treating tissue having neoplastic cells. Medical Engineering & Development Institute, Richard J Godlewski, February 5, 1991: US04989601 (90 worldwide citation)

Method, apparatus, and a substance is disclosed for releasing at a temperature above normal tissue temperature an anti-cancer drug and applying heat in combination to tissue having neoplastic cells such as a malignant brain tumor. The apparatus comprises a probe having a semi-rigid elongated member ...