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Stuart D Edwards: Treatment of tissue in the digestive circulatory respiratory urinary and reproductive systems. Novasys Medical, Michael A Glenn, Christopher Peil, July 30, 2002: US06425877 (218 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for creating a controlled pattern of ablation throughout the interior of an organ or body cavity while minimizing thermal damage to collateral tissue includes a microporous balloon mounted on a catheter. The balloon, bearing electrodes embedded in the surface, is inserted into the target b ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Treatment of tissue in sphincters, sinuses and orifices. Novasys Medical, Glenn Patent Group, Michael A Glenn, April 4, 2006: US07022105 (212 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method and system for ablation of body structures or tissue in a sphincter, sinus or orifice such as the rectum, colon, esophagus, vagina, penis, larynx or pharynx. In one aspect of the invention, the environment surrounding the targeted ablation region can be isolated or co ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Novasys Medical, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, February 5, 2008: US07326235 (196 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method and system for treating disorders in parts of the body. A particular treatment can include on or more of, or some combination of: ablation, nerve modulation, three-dimensional tissue shaping, drug delivery, mapping stimulating, shrinking and reducing strain on structu ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Novasys Medical, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, February 17, 2004: US06692490 (180 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method and system for treating disorders of the genito-urinary tract and other disorders in other parts of the body. A particular treatment can include one or more of, or some combination of ablation, nerve modulation, three-dimensional tissue shaping, drug delivery, mapping ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Peter Edelstein, Hong Li: Novasys Medical, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, October 22, 2002: US06470219 (108 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for remodeling in the urinary tract of a human female comprising a remodeling device having a shaft with a profile and with proximal and distal extremities. A handle is secured to the proximal extremity of the shaft. A member is mounted on the distal extremity of the shaft. A plurality of ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Treatment of discrete tissues in respiratory, urinary, circulatory, reproductive and digestive systems. Novasys Medical, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, June 1, 2004: US06743197 (103 worldwide citation)

A method and system for treating body structures or tissue allows treatment by any of ablation, coating, expansion, plumping, shaping, and shrinking. Treatment sitesinclude any of a sphincter, sinus or orifice. During treatment, electrodes emerge from apertures in a balloon. The balloon with liquid ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Novasys Medical, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, October 8, 2002: US06463331 (49 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method and system for the curative treatment of female uro-genital disorders. One aspect of the invention is that it allows the gynecologist to coagulate the entire endometrium and upper layers of the myometrium in one short procedure that can be performed in a physician&ap ...


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Simon W H Thomas, Peter S Edelstein, John T To, Benjamin T Nordell: Novasys Medical, Jones Day, Nicola A Pisano, December 11, 2007: US07306591 (23 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for treating female urinary incontinence by applying a form of energy to tissue in the vicinity of the urethra and/or bladder outlet to change tissue compliance without substantially narrowing the urethral and/or bladder outlet lumen. The apparatus comprises an elo ...


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Edwards Stuart D: Treatment of sphincters with electrosurgery and active substances. Novasys Medical, February 5, 2003: EP1281366-A2 (23 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method and system for treatment for body structures, especially internal body structures involving unwanted features or other disorders, that does not require relatively invasive surgery, and is not subject to other drawbacks noted with regard to the known art. A relatively ...