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Roger A Stern: Endometrial ablation apparatus and method. Vesta Medical, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, January 11, 1994: US05277201 (817 worldwide citation)

An endometrial ablation method comprising passing sufficient RF current having a frequency of from 250 kHz to about 100 MHz through substantially the entire surface of the endometrium to heat the endometrium, in a single operation, to a temperature within the range of from 45.degree. C. to 90.degree ...


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Roger A Stern, Richard M Soderstrom, Vincent N Sullivan, Robert L Marion: Coagulating forceps. Vesta Medical, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, August 22, 1995: US05443463 (685 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for selectively coagulating blood vessels or tissue containing blood vessels involves the placement of the blood vessels or tissue containing blood vessels between the prongs of a forceps with the jaws of the forceps containing a plurality of electrodes which are energized ...


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Roger A Stern, Vincent N Sullivan, Roxanne L Richman, Loren L Roy, Robert L Marion, Thomas D Striegler: Bipolar/monopolar endometrial ablation device and method. Vesta Medical, William B Walker, October 8, 1996: US05562720 (585 worldwide citation)

An endometrial ablation device and a method of manufacturing and using the device. An RF current is passed through an endometrium to heat it. An electroconductive expandable member such as a balloon is used as the medium for passing the current and causing the heating of the endometrium. The power d ...


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Roger A Stern, Vincent N Sullivan, Robert L Marion: Method and apparatus for endometrial ablation. Vesta Medical, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, August 22, 1995: US05443470 (425 worldwide citation)

An endometrial ablation apparatus and method wherein an RF current having a frequency of between 250 kHz and 100 MHz is passed through the entire surface of an endometrium in order to provide heating of the endometrium. An electroconductive expandable member such as a balloon is used as the medium f ...


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Roger A Stern, Vincent N Sullivan, Robert L Marion: Body cavity ablation apparatus and model. Vesta Medical, William B Walker, February 3, 1998: US05713942 (290 worldwide citation)

An endometrial ablation apparatus and method wherein an RF current having a frequency of between 250 kHz and 100 MHz is passed through the entire surface of an endometrium in order to provide heating of the endometrium. An electroconductive expandable member such as a balloon is used as the medium f ...


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Roger A Stern, Vincent N Sullivan, Robert L Marion: Method and apparatus for endometrial ablation. Vesta Medical, William B Walker, March 21, 2000: US06041260 (237 worldwide citation)

An endometrial ablation apparatus and method wherein an RF current having a frequency of between 250 kHz and 100 MHz is passed through the entire surface of an endometrium in order to provide heating of the endometrium. An electroconductive expandable member such as a balloon is used as the medium f ...


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Stern Roger A, Sullivan Vincent N, Richman Roxanne L, Roy Loren L, Marion Robert L, Striegler Thomas D: Bipolar/monopolar endometrial ablation device and method. Vesta Medical, July 31, 1996: EP0723467-A1 (53 worldwide citation)

This invention is an endometrial ablation device and a method of manufacturing and using the device. An RF current is passed through an endometrium (22) to heat it. An electro-conductive expandable member such as a balloon (10) is used as the medium for passing the current and causing the heating of ...


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Scott R Mallett, Randall C Danta, James R Benson, Alan D Corey, Alan A Davidner, Peter Regla: Handheld medical waste sorting method. Vesta Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 4, 2007: US07303081 (39 worldwide citation)

A system for disposing of medical waste is generally configured to sort waste items into a plurality of containers according to applicable rules and regulations governing the handling and/or disposal of such items. In some embodiments, a system comprises sorting stations each of which houses a numbe ...


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Scott R Mallett, Randall C Danta, Peter Regla, Alan D Corey, Alan A Davidner: System and method for sorting medical waste for disposal. Vesta Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 10, 2006: US07119689 (38 worldwide citation)

A system for disposing of medical waste is generally configured to sort waste items into a plurality of disposable containers according to applicable rules and regulations governing the handling and/or disposal of such items. In some embodiments, a system comprises sorting stations, each of which ho ...


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Scott R Mallett, Randall C Danta, James R Benson, Alan D Corey, Alan A Davidner, Peter Regla: Handheld medical waste sorting device. Vesta Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 2, 2007: US07275645 (36 worldwide citation)

A system for disposing of medical waste is generally configured to sort waste items into a plurality of containers according to applicable rules and regulations governing the handling and/or disposal of such items. In some embodiments, a system comprises sorting stations each of which houses a numbe ...