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David G Matsuura, Walter Dean Gillespie, John Patrick Greelis, Charles Lowell Parsons, Mikxay Sirivong, Paul F Zupkas: Method for delivering a medication. Situs Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olsen & Bear, February 6, 2001: US06183461 (238 worldwide citation)

A drug-infusing device is implanted into a body cavity such as a bladder. The device is implanted in an uninflated, low profile state. After insertion into the body cavity, the device is filled with a substance, such as a drug, and assumes an increased profile. After the device is filled, it is allo ...


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David G Matsuura, Walter Dean Gillespie, John Patrick Greelis, Charles Lowell Parsons, Mikxay Sirivong, Paul F Zupkas: Intravesical infuser. Situs Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 9, 2001: US06171298 (183 worldwide citation)

A drug-infusing device is implanted into a body cavity such as a bladder. The device is implanted in an uninflated, low profile state. After insertion into the body cavity, the device is filled with a substance, such as a drug, and assumes an increased profile. After the device is filled, it is allo ...


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Paul F Zupkas: Surgical instrument with ultrasound pulse generator. Situs Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 22, 2000: US06106517 (60 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument comprising a probe for insertion into the body of a host and for manipulating the tissues of the host, the probe including an ultrasound transducer element for locating and positioning the probe within the body of the host; and a method for manipulating the tissues of a host us ...


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Charles Holdaway, David G Matsuura, Paul F Zupkas: Method and apparatus for determining a measure of tissue manipulation. Situs Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 4, 2000: US06083166 (28 worldwide citation)

A surgical device is comprised of a probe adapted for insertion into a patient. The probe has a means for manipulating tissue within a zone of manipulation. The probe also has a first receiver which is disposed within the zone of manipulation. The first receiver responds to receipt of a radiated sig ...


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John Patrick Greelis, Mikxay Sirivong, David G Matsuura, W Tate Scott, Paul F Zupkas: Method and apparatus for placement and activation of a medical device within a body cavity. Situs Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 31, 2000: US06139535 (16 worldwide citation)

A delivery device and method for delivering a medical device, such as an infuser, into a body cavity are disclosed. The delivery device includes an ejector tube which slidably extends through a handle. The ejector tube is configured for easy insertion through the urethra into the bladder. A hollow i ...


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Charles R Holdaway, Paul F Zupkas, David G Matsuura: Medical instrument sheath comprising a flexible ultrasound transducer. Situs Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 17, 2001: US06217518 (14 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound transducer comprises a sheath body constructed from a nonconductive material. The sheath body is configured to be installed over a medical device. A piezoelectric copolymer transducer is held snugly against the medical device by the sheath body when the ultrasound transducer is install ...


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Dennis H Roberts: Oxybutynin formulations and method of use. Situs Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 11, 2000: US06087396 (7 worldwide citation)

Oxybutynin chloride formulations having increased stability at body temperature, even at high concentrations. These formulations comprise oxybutynin chloride at a pH of between 3.0 and 5.0, and may include a buffer capable of providing adequate buffering capacity in this range. The OC solutions can ...


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Greelis John Patrick, Sirivong Mikxay, Matsuura David G, Scott W Tate, Zupkas Paul F: Method and apparatus for placement and activation of a medical device within a body cavity. Situs Corporation, HUNT Dale C, December 7, 2000: WO/2000/072910

A delivery device (10) and method for delivering a medical device, such as an infuser, into a body cavity are disclosed. The delivery device includes an ejector tube (24) which slidably extends through a handle (12). The ejector tube is configured for easy insertion through the urethra into the blad ...


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Greelis John Patrick, Sirivong Mikxay, Matsuura David G, Scott W Tate, Zupkas Paul F: Method and apparatus for placement and activation of a medical device within a body cavity. Situs Corporation, sARNO Thomas R, May 3, 2001: WO/2001/030420

A delivery device and method for delivering a medical device, such as an infuser, into a body cavity are disclosed. The delivery device includes an ejector tube which slidably extends through a handle. The ejector tube is configured for easy insertion through the urethra into the bladder. A hollow i ...


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Au Jessie Ls, Wientjes M Guillaume: Methods for treating superficial bladder carcinoma. Situs Corporation, LAURO Peter C, April 27, 2000: WO/2000/023126

A therapy useful for preventing tumor recurrence in patients with Ta, T1 and Tis transitional cell carcinoma is provided. The therapy is an adjuvant intravesical therapy, i.e., it is employed on patients following transurethral resection of the Ta, T1 or Tis carcinoma. The therapy comprises the step ...