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Gregory G Brucker, Steven D Savage: Ablation catheter system. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough, March 19, 1996: US05500012 (781 worldwide citation)

An ablation catheter system, including a guiding/mapping catheter assembly and a laser catheter. The guiding/mapping catheter includes ring electrodes, tip electrodes, a moveable fixation wire, and a central catheter lumen for an ablation catheter. A laser catheter includes an optical fiber for pass ...


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Donald D Crouse, Harriet G Coverston, Joseph M Cychosz: Archiving file system for data servers in a distributed network environment. LSC, Patterson & Keough P A, June 9, 1998: US05764972 (738 worldwide citation)

An archiving file system is specifically designed to support the storage of, and access to, remote files stored on high speed, large capacity network data servers. The archiving file system automatically archives remote files across multiple types of secondary storage media on such network data serv ...


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Greg G Brucker, Jerome P Saul, Steven D Savage: Fluid cooled and perfused tip for a catheter. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough, October 31, 1995: US05462521 (487 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an ablation catheter which controls the temperature and reduces the coagulation of biological fluids on a tip of a catheter, prevents the impedance rise of tissue in contact with the catheter tip, and maximizes the potential energy transfer to the tissue, thereby allowing an ...


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William F Northrup III: Apparatus and method for reducing and stabilizing the circumference of a vascular structure. Segmed, Patterson & Keough P A, January 14, 1997: US05593424 (399 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for reducing the circumference of a vascular structure comprising the steps of providing a plurality of sutures and a plurality of discrete suture support segments of a biocompatible, inert material, each suture support segment having at least two suture holes spaced a predet ...


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Gregory G Brucker, Jerome Philip Saul, Steven D Savage: Fluid cooled and perfused tip for a catheter. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough P A, July 1, 1997: US05643197 (338 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an ablation catheter which controls the temperature and reduces the coagulation of biological fluids on a tip of a catheter, prevents the impedance rise of tissue in contact with the catheter tip, and maximizes the energy transfer to the tissue, thereby allowing an increase ...


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Joan M Wrabetz, D Dean Mason Jr, Mark P Gooderum: Integrated remote execution system for a heterogenous computer network environment. Aggregate Computing, Patterson & Keough, August 15, 1995: US05442791 (295 worldwide citation)

An integrated remote execution system manages resources and provides for the distributed and remote execution of remote requests to those resources in a heterogenous computer network environment that has a plurality of resources loosely coupled to each other. The resources include at least two or mo ...


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Dennis F Johnson, Don Marcynuk, Erwin Holowick: Communications protocol for remote data generating stations. Itron, Patterson & Keough P A, September 30, 1997: US05673252 (294 worldwide citation)

A method for communicating data between a central data terminal, a plurality of intermediate data terminals, a plurality of remote cell nodes, and a plurality of network service modules, using a plurality of frames with each frame having a plurality of channels. The plurality of intermediate data te ...


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Steven D Savage, Gregory G Brucker: Steerable catheter. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough, April 16, 1996: US05507725 (278 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a steering system for a catheter tip. The system includes wire members that extend through a catheter wall that are used to pull a distal portion of the catheter tip causing controlled, predetermined bending at the tip. Anchoring members located near the catheter tip connect ...


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Steven D Savage: Steerable catheter. Angeion Corporation, Patterson & Keough, November 29, 1994: US05368564 (269 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a steering system for a catheter tip. The system includes wire members that extend through a catheter wall that are used to pull a distal portion of the catheter tip. Anchoring members located near the catheter tip connect the distal end of the catheter with wire members. Th ...