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Robert E Carter: Miniature ultrasonic transducer for plaque ablation. Coraje, Walter A Hackler, December 14, 1993: US05269291 (230 worldwide citation)

Ultrasonic apparatus for clot dissolution and plaque ablation includes a radiator for coupling ultrasonic waves into plaque and a piezoelectric crystal, connected with said radiator, for the intravascular generation of ultrasonic waves; said ultrasonic waves being propagated along a longitudinal axi ...


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Keith E Tippey, Jens Axelgaard: Axelgaard Manufacturing Company, Walter A Hackler, October 8, 1996: US05562717 (213 worldwide citation)

Electrical stimulation for the treatment of neuro-muscular disorders, in particular incontinence. A portable electrical stimulation apparatus for treatment of incontinence, comprising one or more electrodes (302) for applying one or more electrical stimulation signals to a patient's body, a signal g ...


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Pravin V Mehta, George Bromfield: Ultrasonic handpiece with multiple piezoelectric elements and heat dissipator. Allergan, Walter A Hackler, December 1, 1998: US05843109 (204 worldwide citation)

Handpiece apparatus is provided for disruption and removal of tissue, tumors, bone, cartilage, calculi or the like which includes an arrangement of piezoelectric crystals and a heat sink in order to control crystal temperature despite interruption of cooling irrigation flow through the handpiece.


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Willem Grandia, Yoseph Bar Cohen: Medical noninvasive operations using focused modulated high power ultrasound. Walter A Hackler, October 27, 1998: US05827204 (200 worldwide citation)

Medical noninvasive operations using focused modulated high power ultrasound in accordance with the present invention generally includes a transmitter for exciting a multifrequency ultrasound wave for causing vaporous cavitation bubbles in a small focal zone of a medical target region. Focused ultra ...


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Alexander Knuttel: Stationary optical spectroscopic imaging in turbid objects by special light focusing and signal detection of light with various optical wavelengths. Walter A Hackler, October 15, 1996: US05565986 (188 worldwide citation)

Interferometer apparatus includes a light source, disposed in a light source arm, for emitting light at various wavelengths and a focusing device disposed in an object arm for focusing the emitted light simultaneously into at least two different regions within an object, the focused light being refl ...


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Billie John Barwick Jr, James H Little: Phacoemulsification system having ultrasonic power controlled by aspiration vacuum sensor. Walter A Hackler, December 23, 1997: US05700240 (184 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling aspiration and irrigation fluids in an eye during a surgical procedure includes placing a handpiece in an operative relationship with an eye for introducing irrigation fluid and aspiration of fluid from the eye. Irrigation is provided at diverse pressures and aspiration is c ...


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Jens Axelgaard: Medical electrode system. Walter A Hackler, September 19, 1995: US05450845 (181 worldwide citation)

A medical electrode system includes an electrically non-conductive backing material and a flexible, electrically conductive patch disposed on the backing material. An electrically non-conductive facing material is disposed over the patch which includes an aperture therein for exposing a portion of t ...


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Robert E Carter: Ultrasonic ablation/dissolution transducer. Coraje, Walter A Hackler, June 7, 1994: US05318014 (165 worldwide citation)

Ultrasonic apparatus for clot dissolution includes a radiator for coupling ultrasonic waves and a piezoelectric crystal, connected with said radiator, for the intravascular generation of ultrasonic waves; said ultrasonic waves being propagated along a longitudinal axis of said piezoelectric crystal. ...


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Arlene E Gwon, David Meadows: Subconjunctival implants for ocular drug delivery. Allergan, Walter A Hackler, April 5, 1994: US05300114 (156 worldwide citation)

A system for providing controlled release of an active agent in an eye includes a device with a shape thereof for enabling placement of the device under a conjunctiva of an eye and additionally preventing migration of the device in the eye after placement of the device under the conjunctiva. The dev ...


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Yaniv Bar Cohen, Willem Grandia, Yoseph Bar Cohen: Cardiovascular mechanically expanding catheter. Walter A Hackler, January 5, 1999: US05855565 (153 worldwide citation)

A cardiovascular mechanically expanding catheter apparatus in accordance with the invention generally includes a catheter having a mechanically expanding mechanism on a distal end thereof for dilating vessels such as arteries and other endoluminal structures and for the deployment of intraluminal st ...