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Mike Perry, Corbett W Stone, Rolfe Tyson Gustus, Ronda Schreiber, Meital Mazor, Brian Conn: Selective drug delivery in a lumen. Vessix Vascular, Seager Tufte & Wickhem, March 12, 2013: US08396548 (102 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are disclosed for selective drug or fluid delivery in a lumen through a coating or fluid delivery channels. One system includes an elongate catheter having a proximal end and a distal end with an axis therebetween, the catheter having a radially expandable balloon near the distal ...


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Corbett W Stone, Michael F Hoey, Tom A Steinke, Raphael M Michel, Arthur G Blanck: Tuned RF energy for selective treatment of atheroma and other target tissues and/or structures. Vessix Vascular, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, January 29, 2013: US08364237 (96 worldwide citation)

A catheter and catheter system can use energy tailored for remodeling and/or removal of target material along a body lumen, often of atherosclerotic material of a blood vessel of a patient. An elongate flexible catheter body with a radially expandable structure may have a plurality of electrodes or ...


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Rolfe Tyson Gustus, Linas Kunstmanas, Arthur G Blanck: Selective accumulation of energy with or without knowledge of tissue topography. Vessix Vascular, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, March 19, 2013: US08401667 (74 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for heating a body tissue region adjacent a body lumen using selective accumulation of energy without knowledge of tissue topography. Methods include positioning an energy delivery portion of a catheter within the lumen adjacent the body tissue region, determining a pulse charact ...


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STONE CORBETT W, HOEY MICHAEL F, BLANCK ARTHUR G, BRIGGS LEN, PERRY MIKE, GUSTUS ROLFE TYSON: System for inducing desirable temperature effects on body tissue, System zur Herbeiführung gewünschter Temperatureffekte auf Körpergewebe, Système pour induire des effets de température souhaitables sur les tissus corporels. VESSIX VASCULAR, May 23, 2012: EP2455034-A2 (14 worldwide citation)

A catheter and catheter system may be used to treat disease tissue by gentle heating in combination with gentle or standard dilation. An elongate flexible catheter body with a radially expandable balloon having a plurality of electrodes engages tissue including diseased tissue when the structure exp ...


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STEINKE TOM A, STONE CORBETT W, ROSS STEPHEN O, KELLEHER BRIAN S, MICHEL RAPHAEL M: System for selectable eccentric remodeling and/or ablation of atherosclerotic material, System zur auswählbaren exzentrischen Umformung bzw. Ablation von atherosklerotischem Material, Système de remodelage et/ou de lablation excentrique sélectionnable de matériau athérosclérotique. VESSIX VASCULAR, May 16, 2012: EP2452648-A1 (13 worldwide citation)

A catheter and catheter system for eccentric remodeling and/or removal of atherosclerotic material of a blood vessel of a patient include an elongate flexible catheter body with a radially expandable structure. A plurality of electrodes or other electrosurgical energy delivery surfaces can radially ...


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STONE CORBETT W, HOEY MICHAEL F, STEINKE TOM A, MICHEL RAPHAEL M, BLANCK ARTHUR G, TRUESDALE MARLENE KAY, HERSCHER BRET: Tuned RF energy and electrical tissue characterization for selective treatment of target tissues, Abgestimmte HF-Energie und elektrische Gewebecharakterisierung zur selektiven Behandlung von Zielgeweben, Énergie RF réglée et caractérisation de tissus électriques pour le traitement sélectif de tissus cibles. VESSIX VASCULAR, May 23, 2012: EP2455036-A2 (13 worldwide citation)

A catheter and catheter system can use energy tailored for remodeling and/or removal of target material along a body lumen, often of atherosclerotic material of a blood vessel of a patient. An elongate flexible catheter body with a radially expandable structure may have a plurality of electrodes or ...


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STONE CORBETT W, HOEY MICHAEL F, GUSTUS ROLFE TYSON, PERRY MIKE, BLANCK ARTHUR G, KUNSTMANAS LINAS R: Inducing desirable temperature effects on body tissue, Herbeiführung gewünschter Temperatureffekte auf Körpergewebe, Induction des effets de température souhaitables sur les tissus corporels. VESSIX VASCULAR, May 23, 2012: EP2455035-A2 (13 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems are disclosed for treating diseased tissue by gentle heating. The method induces vasodilation on tissue disposed about an lumen having both healthy tissue and diseased tissue. The method includes coupling a probe surface to the luminal tissue at a target location and transmitting ...


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