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Robert Martin Voges: Dispenser. Ponwell Enterprises, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, April 20, 1999: US05894841 (407 worldwide citation)

A dispenser (FIG. 1, 1) comprises a reservoir (10) of a physiologically active substance and a droplet ejection device (14), for example a bubble jet or pizeoelectric device, which is controlled to issue a predetermined number of discrete droplets of the substance from ejection orifices (15) upon ac ...


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Charles F Milo, Matthew R Selmon, Richard E Hill, Fred H Co, Ronald G French: Apparatus for crossing total occlusion in blood vessels. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, May 22, 2001: US06235000 (170 worldwide citation)

Total occlusions are crossed by passing a guidewire or other penetrating wire from a point proximal to the occlusion into a subintimal space between the intimal layer and adventitial layer of the blood vessel wall. The wire is advanced to a point distal to the occlusion and thereafter deflected back ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Method and apparatus for treatment of air way obstructions. Somnus Medical Technologies, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, March 17, 1998: US05728094 (162 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus is provided which ablates at least a portion of an interior of a body structure while reducing a swelling response in the body structure. The apparatus provides a catheter including a catheter tissue interface surface and a port formed in the catheter tissue interface surface. ...


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James W Vetter, Tomoaki Hinohara, Matthew R Selmon, Charles F Milo: Catheter apparatus for guided transvascular treatment of arterial occlusions. LuMend, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, June 5, 2001: US06241667 (143 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is described for treating arterial occlusions combining an intraluminally operable catheter having an occlusion-crossing working element, with an extraluminally operable locator for imaging the progress of the working element through the occlusion. Suction coupling means are described f ...


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Edward J Gough, Alan A Stein: Multiple antenna ablation apparatus and method with multiple sensor feedback. Rita Medical Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, July 21, 1998: US05782827 (137 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus includes an energy source producing an ablation energy output. A multiple antenna device is included and has a primary antenna with a longitudinal axis, a central lumen and a distal end, and a first secondary antenna with a distal end. The first secondary antenna is deployed fr ...


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Mark Mathis: Mitral valve therapy assembly and method. Cardiac Dimensions, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, November 22, 2005: US06966926 (118 worldwide citation)

An assembly for effecting the condition of a mitral valve of a heart includes a mitral valve therapy device, a guide wire, and a guide tube. The mitral valve therapy device is configured to reshape the mitral valve annulus of the heart when placed within the coronary sinus adjacent the mitral valve ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Ronald G Lax: Apparatus for treatment of air way obstructions. Somnus Medical Technologies, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, October 3, 2000: US06126657 (83 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that reduces a volume of a selected site in an interior of the tongue includes a handpiece and an energy delivery device at least partially positioned in the interior of the handpiece. The energy delivery device includes an energy delivery surface and is advanceable from the interior of ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Ronald Lax, David Douglass: Method for ablating interior sections of the tongue. Somnus Medical Technologies, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, October 13, 1998: US05820580 (83 worldwide citation)

A method for reducing a volume of a tongue provides a source of ablation energy and an ablation energy delivery device. At least a portion of the ablation energy delivery device is positioned in an interior of the tongue. A sufficient amount of energy is delivered from the energy delivery device int ...


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Richard C Breen, Peter H Lazarus, Stuart D Edwards, Edward J Gough: Wound closure hemostasis device. Stuart D Edwards, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, August 11, 1998: US05792173 (80 worldwide citation)

A wound closure, hemostasis device, such as a femoral hemostat, includes an inflatable balloon with an inflation and deflation outlet. A placement patch includes an aperture for receiving the inflation and deflation outlet. The inflatable balloon is coupled to the placement patch and positioned adja ...


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Raymond J Cho, Richard O Chen, Ramon M Felciano, Daniel R Richards, Philippa Norman: Techniques for facilitating information acquisition and storage. Ingenuity Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, August 3, 2004: US06772160 (53 worldwide citation)

The method and system for extracting information from a plurality of articles and for storing the extracted information in a knowledge-based information store. The method and system identify a plurality of articles from which information is to be extracted. The method and system identify and assign ...