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John C Meade, Niall G Deloughery, Gerald I Brecher, James H Bleck: Apparatus and method for surgical suturing with thread management. SuturTek Incorporated, Palmer & Dodge, Richard B Smith, David J Dykeman, August 2, 2005: US06923819 (141 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for surgical suturing with thread management. An apparatus for tissue suturing comprising a cartridge having a suturing needle having a pointed end and a blunt end, the suturing needle capable of rotating about an axis; a pusher assembly comprising a cartridge holder having ...


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Robert A Rabiner, Brad A Hare: Apparatus for removing plaque from blood vessels using ultrasonic energy. OmniSonics Medical Technologies, Richard B Smith, David J Dykeman, Palmer & Dodge, December 9, 2003: US06660013 (130 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for removing plaque, fatty deposits, and other occlusions from blood vessels using ultrasonic energy. The method and apparatus has particular application in removing plaque from the carotid artery in a non-thermal manner. The apparatus is designed to have as small a cross-sect ...


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Robert A Rabiner, Bradley A Hare, Rebecca I Marciante, Elaine S Buffen, Mark R Gosnell, Heather L Senseney Mellor: Apparatus and method for an ultrasonic probe used with a pharmacological agent. OmniSonics Medical Technologies, Richard B Smith, David J Dykeman, Palmer & Dodge, May 11, 2004: US06733451 (130 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an apparatus and a method of using an ultrasonic probe with a pharmacological agent to enhance an occlusion treating effect of the ultrasonic probe to effectively remove an occlusion. The pharmacological agent is released through a catheter to treat the occlusion and e ...


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Robert Rabiner, Bradley A Hare: Apparatus and method of removing occlusions using ultrasonic medical device operating in a transverse mode. OmniSonics Medical Technologies, Richard B Smith, David J Dykeman, Palmer & Dodge, November 25, 2003: US06652547 (130 worldwide citation)

A method for removing an occlusion is provided comprising introducing a transverse mode ultrasonic probe into a blood vessel, positioning the probe in proximity to the occlusion, and transmitting ultrasonic energy to the probe, until the occlusion is removed. The probe has a small cross-sectional lu ...


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Robert A Rabiner, Bradley A Hare: Ultrasonic medical device for tissue remodeling. OmniSonics Medical Technologies, Richard B Smith, David J Dykeman, Palmer & Dodge, February 24, 2004: US06695781 (125 worldwide citation)

A method for destructing, reducing or removing mammalian tissue with an ultrasonic device IS disclosed, comprising contacting the tissue with a transverse mode ultrasonic probe, and transmitting ultrasonic energy to the probe, until the tissue is fragmented by emulsification. The probe can be used w ...


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Kevin Ranucci, Robert A Rabiner, Bradley A Hare, Mark J Varady, Rebecca I Marciante, Roy Robertson: Ultrasonic probe device with rapid attachment and detachment means. OmniSonics Medical Technologies, Richard B Smith, David J Dykeman, Palmer & Dodge, February 24, 2004: US06695782 (118 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic tissue ablation device comprising a transversely vibrating elongated probe, and a coupling assembly for probe attachment detachment that enables the probe assembly and separation from the device body that includes the ultrasound energy source and a sound conductor, and a method of use ...


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Shana O Kelley, John Fourkas, Michael Naughton, Zhifeng Ren: DNA-bridged carbon nanotube arrays. The Trustees of Boston College, Palmer & Dodge, Paula Campbell Evans, David J Dykeman, October 25, 2005: US06958216 (111 worldwide citation)

A class of biological sensing devices that include a substrate comprising an array of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) to which are chemically attached biological molecules is disclosed. The attached biological molecules are capable of electrical conductivity that is responsive to chemical changes occurring ...


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Robert A Rabiner: Apparatus and methods for reinforcing bone. IlluminOss Medical, Greenberg Traurig, David J Dykeman, Danielle T Abramson, October 12, 2010: US07811290 (87 worldwide citation)

Apparatuses and methods for reinforcing weakened or fractured bone are disclosed. An apparatus for delivering a bone reinforcing mixture to a bone includes a tube having a proximal end, a distal end, and a longitudinal axis therebetween, wherein the tube has at least one inner lumen capable of allow ...


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Robert A Rabiner, Daniel E Rabiner: Method for using a steerable catheter device. OmniSonics Medical Technologies, Richard B Smith, David J Dykeman, Palmer & Dodge, January 20, 2004: US06679873 (77 worldwide citation)

A handle includes a body portion and a handle portion which is slidably and rotatably mounted on the body portion. Shoulders on the body portion and the handle portion limit relative sliding movement of the body portion and handle portion. A catheter open at both ends has one end fixed to the handle ...


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Robert A Rabiner, Brad A Hare: Apparatus for removing plaque from blood vessels using ultrasonic energy. OmniSonics Medical Technologies, Palmer & Dodge, Richard B Smith, David J Dykeman, March 15, 2005: US06866670 (75 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for removing plaque, fatty deposits, and other occlusions from blood vessels using ultrasonic energy. The method and apparatus has particular application in removing plaque from the carotid artery in a non-thermal manner. The apparatus is designed to have as small a cross-sect ...