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Michael D Lesh: Device and method for forming a circumferential conduction block in a pulmonary vein. The Regents of the University of California, James C Peacock III, John P O Banion, January 11, 2000: US06012457 (628 worldwide citation)

This is a method for treating a patient diagnosed with atrial arrhythmia by forming a circumferential conduction block along a circumferential path of tissue in a pulmonary vein wall that circumscribes the pulmonary vein lumen and transects the electrical conductivity of the pulmonary vein such that ...


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Michael D Lesh: Tissue ablation device and method of use. The Regents of the University of California, James C Peacock III, John P O Banion, October 26, 1999: US05971983 (480 worldwide citation)

A tissue ablation device creates long linear lesions along a body space wall of an animal, and primarily between adjacent pulmonary vein ostia in a left atrial wall. An ablation element includes first and second ends that are bordered by first and second anchors. The anchors are adapted to secure th ...


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Diana R Dykstra, Patricia M Wade: Lender direct credit evaluation and loan processing system. The Golden 1 Credit Union, John P O Banion, March 11, 1997: US05611052 (462 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for automatic credit evaluation and loan processing is disclosed. The apparatus includes a central processing unit which has capabilities for communicating with off-site remote access terminals. The central processing unit also includes facsimile transmission capabilities as ...


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Diana R Dykstra, Patricia M Wade: Lender direct credit evaluation and loan processing system. The Golden 1 Credit Union, John P O Banion, February 22, 2000: US06029149 (439 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for automatic credit evaluation and loan processing is disclosed. The apparatus includes a central processing unit which has capabilities for communicating with off-site remote access terminals. The central processing unit also includes facsimile transmission capabilities as ...


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Michael D Lesh: Device and method for forming a circumferential conduction block in a pulmonary vein. The Regents of the University of California, John P O Banion, James C Peacock III, December 26, 2000: US06164283 (374 worldwide citation)

A method of treatment of a patient diagnosed with atrial arrhythmia by forming a circumferential conduction block in a region of tissue at a location where a pulmonary vein extends from an atrium. The method includes either forming one such circumferential conduction block around one of the pulmonar ...


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Arun Majumdar, Ali Shakouri, Timothy D Sands, Peidong Yang, Samuel S Mao, Richard E Russo, Henning Feick, Eicke R Weber, Hannes Kind, Michael Huang, Haoquan Yan, Yiying Wu, Rong Fan: Nanowires, nanostructures and devices fabricated therefrom. The Regents of the University of California, John P O Banion, April 19, 2005: US06882051 (348 worldwide citation)

One-dimensional nanostructures having uniform diameters of less than approximately 200 nm. These inventive nanostructures, which we refer to as “nanowires”, include single-crystalline homostructures as well as heterostructures of at least two single-crystalline materials having different chemical co ...


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Chris J Diederich: Method and apparatus for thermal therapy of tumors. The Regents of the University of California, John P O Banion, April 15, 1997: US05620479 (339 worldwide citation)

An ultrasound applicator for thermal therapy, having a multi-element array of plastic or rubber coated piezoceramic tubular transducers, each with separate power control and supported by a coaxially disposed semi-flexible central tube, which can be placed directly within the tumor or target region, ...


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Samuel D Piper, James I C Lee, Gordon A Wong: Breath actuated medicinal aerosol delivery apparatus. Vortran Medical Technology, John P O Banion, January 2, 1996: US05479920 (296 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering medicinal aerosol on-demand during patient inhalation wherein delivery of aerosol from a nebulizer (22) is optimized by synchronizing delivery to the inspiration of a patient (58)is disclosed. A control unit (32) monitors airway pressure and controls the flow of gas so th ...


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Diana R Dykstra, Patricia M Wade: Lender direct credit evaluation and loan processing system. The Golden 1 Credit Union, John P O Banion, July 27, 1999: US05930776 (252 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for automatic credit evaluation and loan processing is disclosed. The apparatus includes a central processing unit which has capabilities for communicating with off-site remote access terminals. The central processing unit also includes facsimile transmission capabilities as ...


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Arun Majumdar, Ali Shakouri, Timothy D Sands, Peidong Yang, Samuel S Mao, Richard E Russo, Henning Feick, Eicke R Weber, Hannes Kind, Michael Huang, Haoquan Yan, Yiying Wu, Rong Fan: Methods of fabricating nanostructures and nanowires and devices fabricated therefrom. The Regents of the University of California, John P O Banion, February 7, 2006: US06996147 (227 worldwide citation)

One-dimensional nanostructures having uniform diameters of less than approximately 200 nm. These inventive nanostructures, which we refer to as “nanowires”, include single-crystalline homostructures as well as heterostructures of at least two single-crystalline materials having different chemical co ...