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Stuart D Edwards: Method and apparatus for treatment of air way obstructions. Somnus Medical Technologies, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, April 14, 1998: US05738114 (52 worldwide citation)

A method for reducing a volume of a tongue in an oral cavity provides an ablation apparatus. The ablation apparatus including a source of electromagnetic energy and one or more electromagnetic energy delivery electrodes coupled to the electromagnetic energy source. A distal end of the ablation appar ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Method and apparatus for cosmetically remodeling a body structure. Somnus Medical Technologies, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, March 24, 1998: US05730719 (52 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for ablating at least a portion of an interior of a body structure includes a catheter with a catheter interior and a port formed in a body structure of the catheter. An ablation energy delivery device is at least partially positioned in the catheter interior. The ablation energy delive ...


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Kenneth F Buechler, Joseph M Anderberg, Paul H McPherson: Immunoassay fluorometer. Biosite Incorporated, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati P C, August 26, 2008: US07416700 (41 worldwide citation)

A fluorometer for sensing the fluorescence of a sample utilizes an optical energy source for exciting a sample to be tested and an optical energy detector for detecting the emitted energy from the excited sample. Drive electronics are used for positioning the sample with respect to the optical compo ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Method and apparatus for treatment of air way obstructions. SOMNUS Medical Technologies, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, November 17, 1998: US05836906 (36 worldwide citation)

An apparatus ablates at least a portion of an interior of a body structure with a reduced chance of body structure infection. A catheter is provided with a catheter tissue interface surface and a port formed in the catheter tissue interface surface. An electrode is at least partially positioned in t ...


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Michel J N Cormier, Armand P Neukermans, Barry Block, Felix T Theeuwes, Alfred A Amkraut: Device and method for enhancing transdermal flux of agents being delivered or sampled. Alza Corporation, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, February 27, 2007: US07184826 (33 worldwide citation)

A percutaneous agent delivery or sampling device comprising a sheet having a plurality of microblades for piercing and anchoring to the skin for increasing transdermal flux of an agent and for improving the attachment of the device to the skin.


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Stephen Nelson Brooks, Jed E Black: System and method for preventing closure of passageways. Pavad Medical, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, September 19, 2006: US07107992 (24 worldwide citation)

A system for treating sleep-related breathing disorders. In one embodiment, the system includes a first magnetically susceptible material attached to a left lateral pharyngeal wall and a second magnetically susceptible material attached to a right lateral pharyngeal wall. The second magnetically sus ...


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Elizabeth A Holmes, Ian Gibbons, John Howard, Shaunak Roy, Chengwang Wang, Timothy M Kemp: Systems and methods for improving medical treatments. Theranos, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, March 25, 2014: US08679407 (19 worldwide citation)

This invention is in the field of medical devices. Specifically, the present invention provides portable medical devices that allow real-time detection of analytes from a biological fluid. The methods and devices are particularly useful for providing point-of-care testing for a variety of medical ap ...


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Stewart K Griffiths, Robert H Nilson, Brad S Mattson, Stephen E Savas: Method and apparatus for thermal processing of semiconductor substrates. Sandia Corporation, Mattson Technology, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, March 12, 2002: US06355909 (18 worldwide citation)

An improved apparatus and method for thermal processing of semiconductor wafers. The apparatus and method provide the temperature stability and uniformity of a conventional batch furnace as well as the processing speed and reduced time-at-temperature of a lamp-heated rapid thermal processor (RTP). I ...


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Gregory J Kintz, David L Phillips: Phone with ergonomic virtual image display. Inviso, David J Weitz, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, August 14, 2001: US06275714 (16 worldwide citation)

A phone accessory which include an insert which can be positioned between a phone and power source. The insert has a first side with a set of electrical contacts which align with electrical contacts on the phone when the phone is attached to the insert. The insert also has a second side with a set o ...


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Ryan E Hirth, Ruchi Wadhawan: Detecting valid data patterns for adapting equalization gain and offset for data transmissions. 3Com Corporation, David J Weitz, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, April 24, 2001: US06222876 (10 worldwide citation)

A method for tuning an adaptive equalizer in order to receive digital signals from a transmission medium both coarse and fine tuning methods to adaptively equalize a signal received from the transmission medium. The coarse tuning method adjusts an equalizer such that the post equalized signal starts ...