Hakan Oral, Randell L Werneth, Thomas M Castellano, Christopher G Kunis: Atrial ablation catheter adapted for treatment of septal wall arrhythmogenic foci and method of use. Ablation Frontiers, Shay Glenn, December 23, 2008: US07468062 (49 worldwide citation)

An atrial ablation catheter with an electrode array particularly adapted to locate and ablate foci of arrhythmia which are required for sustained atrial fibrillation is provided. The array is easily deployed and retracted from the catheter, and presents a proximally oriented electrode array that can ...

David S Utley, Robert Garabedian, Michael P Wallace: Precision ablating method. Barrx Medical, Shay Glenn, August 16, 2011: US07997278 (47 worldwide citation)

Methods of ablating tissue in an alimentary tract are provided. The methods include advancing an ablation structure into an alimentary tract while supporting the ablation structure with an endoscope. The methods further include a step of moving at least part of the ablation structure with respect to ...

Jeffery L Bleich, Edwin J Hlavka, Vahid Saadat, Steven A Spisak, David R Miller, James Yurchenco: Devices and methods for tissue modification. Baxano, Shay Glenn, June 5, 2012: US08192435 (46 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for selective surgical removal of tissue, e.g., for enlargement of diseased spinal structures. The current invention includes specific tools that enable safe tissue modification in epidural space, including a barrier that separates the area where tissue modificatio ...

Matteo Montorfano, Alaide Chieffo, Juan F Granada: Disk-based valve apparatus and method for the treatment of valve dysfunction. Cephea Valve Technologies, Shay Glenn, May 20, 2014: US08728155 (45 worldwide citation)

The present invention comprises a novel and safer mechanism of deployment using a self-positioning, self-centering, and self-anchoring method. To embody the present invention, a disk-based valve apparatus allowing the repositioning and retrieval of the implantable valve while working on a dysfunctio ...

Mark L Mathis, Leonard Kowalsky, David G Reuter, Cruz Beeson: Device and method for modifying the shape of a body organ. Cardiac Dimensions, Shay Glenn, December 25, 2007: US07311729 (45 worldwide citation)

An intravascular support device includes a support or reshaper wire, a proximal anchor and a distal anchor. The support wire engages a vessel wall to change the shape of tissue adjacent the vessel in which the intravascular support is placed. The anchors and support wire are designed such that the v ...

Mark A Reiley: Systems and methods for the fixation or fusion of bone. Si Bone, Shay Glenn, November 13, 2012: US08308779 (44 worldwide citation)

A stem-like bone fixation device allows for bony in-growth on its surface and across fracture fragments or between bones that are to be fused.

Mark A Reiley, Robert M Scribner, Lawrence R Jones, David Stinson: Prostheses, systems and methods for replacement of natural facet joints with artificial facet joint surfaces. Facet Solutions, Shay Glenn, April 6, 2010: US07691145 (43 worldwide citation)

Cephalad and caudal vertebral facet joint prostheses and methods of use are provided. A pair of fixation elements are adapted to be secured within a vertebra in an orientation that best assures a secure and durable attachment to cortical and/or cancellous bone. Artificial facet joint surfaces are mo ...

James Monsees, Adam Bowen, Patrick Myall, Krista Hunter: Low temperature electronic vaporization device and methods. PAX Labs, Shay Glenn, August 9, 2016: US09408416 (43 worldwide citation)

Low temperature electronic vaporization devices and method are described herein for emulating smoking wherein the devices generate an aerosol for inhalation by a subject by heating a viscous material that can have a tactile response in the mouth or respiratory tract.

Rajiv Doshi, Motohide Hatanaka, Robert A Howard: Respiratory devices. Ventus Medical, Shay Glenn, August 9, 2011: US07992564 (43 worldwide citation)

Described here are devices for altering the flow of air in a respiratory cavity such as the mouth and nostrils of the nose. These methods and devices may be useful for affecting a physiologic benefit in patients suffering from a variety of medical diseases, particularly those that may benefit from “ ...

Daniel H Kim, Mir A Imran: Methods for stimulating a dorsal root ganglion. Spinal Modulation, The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Shay Glenn, March 10, 2009: US07502651 (43 worldwide citation)

Some embodiments of the present invention provide stimulation systems and components for selective stimulation and/or neuromodulation of one or more dorsal root ganglia through implantation of an electrode on, in or around a dorsal root ganglia. Some other embodiments of the present invention provid ...