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Stuart D Edwards, Ronald G Lax, Ingemar H Lundquist, Hugh R Sharkey: Medical probe device and method. Vidamed, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, December 6, 1994: US05370675 (846 worldwide citation)

A medical probe device comprises a catheter having a stylet guide housing with one or more stylet ports in a side wall thereof and a stylet guide for directing a flexible stylet outward through the stylet port and through intervening tissue at a preselected, adjustable angle to a target tissue. The ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Ronald G Lax, Ingemar H Lundquist, Hugh R Sharkey: Medical probe device and method. Vidamed, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, November 22, 1994: US05366490 (461 worldwide citation)

A medical probe device comprises a catheter having a stylet guide housing with one or more stylet ports in a side wall thereof and guide means for directing a flexible stylet outward through the stylet port and through intervening tissue at a preselected, adjustable angle to a target tissue. The tot ...


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Christopher Scott Jones, Phillip R Sommer, James Allen Baker Jr: Medical device with trigger actuation assembly. Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, December 15, 1998: US05849011 (416 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical device for medical treatment of tissue at a treatment site through a body opening. The device includes a sheath having proximal and distal extremities and having a passageway extending from the proximal extremity to the distal extremity. A guide tube is slidably mounted in the pas ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Hugh R Sharkey, Ingemar H Lundquist, Ronald G Lax, Bruno Strul, Roger A Stern: Dual channel RF delivery system. Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, January 16, 1996: US05484400 (377 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for delivering controlled heat independently on separate channels to perform ablation to treat benign prosthetic hypertrophy or hyperplasia (BPH). The dual channel power system provides independent control of radio frequency energy to each of two stylets protruding from a c ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Ronald G Lax, Hugh R Sharkey, Ingemar H Lundquist: Medical probe with biopsy stylet. Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, November 28, 1995: US05470308 (355 worldwide citation)

A medical probe apparatus comprising a catheter having a stylet guide housing with at least one stylet port in a side thereof and a stylet guide for directing a flexible stylet outward through at least one stylet port and through intervening tissue to targeted tissues. The stylet guide has a biopsy ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Ronald G Lax, Hugh R Sharkey: Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, December 31, 1996: US05588960 (301 worldwide citation)

A medical device which includes an elongate probe member sized to be able to enter a urethra of a female human body and having a length so that when the distal extremity is disposed in the vicinity of a target volume of tissue surrounding the urethra the proximal extremity is outside of the urethra. ...


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Chaya Hirsch, Robert Hale, Bruno Strul: Dual-channel RF power delivery system. Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, August 6, 1996: US05542916 (297 worldwide citation)

A dual-channel RF power delivery system for applying RF energy to dual electrodes of an RF ablation device with independent control of the power level, frequency, phase, and time duration of the RF energy applied to each electrode to more accurately control the ablation of a target tissue. The power ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Hugh R Sharkey, Ingemar H Lundquist, Ronald G Lax, Bruno Strul: BPH ablation method and apparatus. Vidamed, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, January 31, 1995: US05385544 (289 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus is disclosed for delivering controlled heat to perform ablation to treat the benign prosthetic hypertrophy or hyperplasia (BPH). According to the method and the apparatus, the energy is transferred directly into the tissue mass which is to be treated in such a manner as to ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Ronald G Lax, Ingemar H Lundquist, Hugh R Sharkey: Medical probe device and method. Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, July 2, 1996: US05531676 (289 worldwide citation)

A medical probe device for treatment of the prostate of a human male having a bladder with a base with a urethra formed by a urethral wall extending into the base of the bladder with the prostate having tissue surrounding the urethra near the base of the bladder with a catheter having a control end ...


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Ingemar H Lundquist, Stuart D Edwards: Steerable medical probe with stylets. Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, April 25, 1995: US05409453 (288 worldwide citation)

A medical probe device for reducing tissue mass in a selected portion of the body comprises a torquable catheter having a control end and a probe end. The probe end includes a stylet guide means with a flexible tip and a tip directing means extending from the control end to the flexible tip for chan ...