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Stuart D Edwards: Thin layer ablation apparatus. Stuart D Edwards, Haynes & Davis, April 9, 1996: US05505730 (741 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus has a balloon that is inserted into an organ of a body and ablates all or a selected portion of the inner layer of the organ. Electrolytic solution fills the balloon, and the balloon includes a plurality of apertures from which electrolytic solution flows from the balloon. The ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Hugh R Sharkey: Ablation apparatus for cardiac chambers. Stuart D Edwards, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, October 28, 1997: US05681308 (402 worldwide citation)

An endocardial ablation and mapping apparatus is introduced into a heart chamber for mapping to detect arrhythmogenic foci, and ablate endocardium at the arrhythmogenic foci. An inflatable, flexible porous membrane is adapted to receive an electrolytic solution, and become inflated to substantially ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Hugh R Sharkey: Ablation apparatus for cardiac chambers. Stuart D Edwards, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, June 23, 1998: US05769846 (389 worldwide citation)

An endocardial ablation apparatus, for introduction into a heart chamber formed by a wall, is provides. The ablation apparatus includes an inflatable, flexible porous membrane adapted to receive an electrolytic solution, and become inflated to substantially conform an exterior surface of the membran ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Treating body tissue by applying energy and substances. Stuart D Edwards, Michael A Glenn, June 25, 2002: US06409723 (241 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for treatment for body structures, especially internal body structures involving disorders 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 ...


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Stuart D Edwards, David L Douglass: Method for the ablation treatment of the uvula. Stuart D Edwards, David L Douglass, Haynes & Davis, May 7, 1996: US05514131 (240 worldwide citation)

A method of medical ablation of tissue accessible thorough the mouth or nose is disclosed having the steps of: a) inserting a probe through the mouth into the oral cavity, wherein said probe has a disposable electrode enclosed within an insulating sleeve bendable therewith; b) steering said probe th ...


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James Baker, Stuart D Edwards, Chris Jones, Kee S Lee, Phillip Sommer, Bruno Strul: Thin layer ablation apparatus. Stuart D Edwards, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, November 19, 1996: US05575788 (219 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus for ablating an inner layer in an organ or lumen of a body, or any desired thin layer, includes an expandable member made of a material with a porous exterior surface. An electrolytic solution, housed in an interior of the expandable member, releases electrolytic solution throu ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Shrinkage of dilatations in the body. Stuart D Edwards, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, February 27, 2007: US07184827 (167 worldwide citation)

A method and system for shrinking dilatations of a body, removing excess, weak or diseased tissue, and strengthening remaining tissues of the lumen walls. A catheter is disposed near the dilatation and fixed in position by inflatable occlusion balloons. Body fluids present in the occluded dilatation ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Thin layer ablation apparatus. Stuart D Edwards, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, October 27, 1998: US05827273 (83 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus has a balloon that is inserted into an organ of a body and ablates all or a selected portion of the inner layer of the organ. Electrolytic solution fills the balloon, and the balloon includes a plurality of apertures from which electrolytic solution flows from the balloon. The ...


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Richard C Breen, Peter H Lazarus, Stuart D Edwards, Edward J Gough: Wound closure hemostasis device. Stuart D Edwards, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, August 11, 1998: US05792173 (80 worldwide citation)

A wound closure, hemostasis device, such as a femoral hemostat, includes an inflatable balloon with an inflation and deflation outlet. A placement patch includes an aperture for receiving the inflation and deflation outlet. The inflatable balloon is coupled to the placement patch and positioned adja ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Treating body tissue by applying energy and substances with a retractable catheter and contained cooling element. Stuart D Edwards, Michael A Glenn, Christopher Peil, July 30, 2002: US06425853 (34 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 ...