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Denise Demarais, Hanson Gifford III, Mark Deem, Nicolas Zadno, Benjamin J Clark, Andrew Wu, Kenneth J Michlitsch: Methods and apparatus for performing a non-continuous circumferential treatment of a body lumen. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, January 8, 2013: US08347891 (138 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for non-continuous circumferential treatment of a body lumen. Apparatus may be positioned within a body lumen of a patient and may deliver energy at a first lengthwise and angular position to create a less-than-full circumferential treatment zone at the first posit ...


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Denise Demarais, Hanson Gifford III, Mark Deem, Nicolas Zadno, Benjamin J Clark, Andrew Wu, Kenneth J Michlitsch: Apparatus for performing a non-continuous circumferential treatment of a body lumen. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, June 4, 2013: US08454594 (111 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for non-continuous circumferential treatment of a body lumen. Apparatus may be positioned within a body lumen of a patient and may deliver energy at a first lengthwise and angular position to create a less-than-full circumferential treatment zone at the first posit ...


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Mark E Deem, Hanson S Gifford: Systems and methods for neuromodulation for treatment of pain and other disorders associated with nerve conduction. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, August 6, 2013: US08504147 (53 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for selective destruction or temporary disruption of nerves and/or conduction pathways in a mammalian body for the treatment of pain and other disorders. Apparatus comprises catheters having electrodes for targeting and affecting nerve tissue at a cellular level to ...


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Denise Demarais, Nicolas Zadno, Benjamin J Clark, Erik Thai, Howard R Levin, Mark Gelfand: Ultrasound apparatuses for thermally-induced renal neuromodulation. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, September 30, 2014: US08845629 (20 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for thermally-induced renal neuromodulation. Thermally-induced renal neuromodulation may be achieved via direct and/or via indirect application of thermal energy to heat or cool neural fibers that contribute to renal function, or of vascular structures that feed or ...


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Andrew Wu, Benjamin J Clark, Denise Zarins, Erik Thai, Kenneth J Michlitsch, Mark S Leung: Multi-directional deflectable catheter apparatuses, systems, and methods for renal neuromodulation. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, May 20, 2014: US08728075 (19 worldwide citation)

Multi-directional deflectable catheter apparatuses, systems, and methods for achieving renal neuromodulation by intravascular access are disclosed herein. One aspect of the present application, for example, is directed to apparatuses, systems, and methods that incorporate a catheter treatment device ...


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Denise Demarais, Nicolas Zadno, Benjamin J Clark, Erik Thai, Howard R Levin, Mark Gelfand: Methods for inhibiting renal nerve activity. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, April 1, 2014: US08684998 (18 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for thermally-induced renal neuromodulation. Thermally-induced renal neuromodulation may be achieved via direct and/or via indirect application of thermal energy to heat or cool neural fibers that contribute to renal function, or of vascular structures that feed or ...


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Mark E Deem, Hanson Gifford III: Systems and methods for neuromodulation for treatment of pain and other disorders associated with nerve conduction. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, March 18, 2014: US08676309 (18 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for selective destruction or temporary disruption of nerves and/or conduction pathways in a mammalian body for the treatment of pain and other disorders. Apparatus comprises catheters having electrodes for targeting and affecting nerve tissue at a cellular level to ...


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Benjamin J Clark, William R George, Kenneth J Michlitsch, John Paul Sam, Erik Thai, Andrew Wu: Handle assemblies for intravascular treatment devices and associated systems and methods. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, August 19, 2014: US08808345 (17 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure comprises handle assemblies for intravascular treatment devices. In one embodiment, a handle assembly comprises an actuator for deflecting a distal region of an intravascular treatment device. In one embodiment, a handle assembly comprises a rotator for rotating an intravascul ...


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Andrew Wu, Benjamin J Clark, Denise Zarins, Erik Thai: Apparatus, systems, and methods for achieving intravascular, thermally-induced renal neuromodulation. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, February 18, 2014: US08652129 (16 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, systems, and methods for achieving thermally-induced renal neuromodulation by intravascular access are disclosed herein. One aspect of the present application, for example, is directed to apparatuses, systems, and methods that incorporate a treatment device comprising an elongated shaft. ...