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David E Francischelli, Roderick E Briscoe, Paul T Rothstein, David Jin Sung Kim, James R Keogh, Tom P Daigle, Adam A Podbeliski, Stephen J Roddy, Steve Christian, Brian Ross, James Skarda, Scott E Jahns, Alison Lutterman: Electrosurgical hemostat. Medtronic, June 21, 2011: US07963963 (265 worldwide citation)

A hemostat-type device for ablative treatment of tissue, particularly for treatment of atrial fibrillation, is constructed with features that provide easy and effective treatment. The device may include a swiveling head assembly that allows the jaws to be adjusted in pitch and/or roll. The device ma ...


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Steven C Chrisitian, David E Francischelli, Adam A Podbeliski, Daniel Charles Haeg, Marie T Steinbrink, Roderick E Briscoe, Tom P Daigle: Loop ablation apparatus and method. Medtronic, Mike Jaro, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, March 16, 2010: US07678108 (74 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention provide an ablation apparatus for ablating target tissue adjacent pulmonary veins of a patient. The ablation apparatus can include a tube capable of being advanced around the pulmonary veins to form a loop. The tube can receive or include electrodes to ablate target tiss ...


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Steven C Chrisitian, David E Francischelli, Adam A Podbeliski, Daniel Charles Haeg, Marie T Steinbrink, Roderick E Briscoe, Tom P Daigle: Loop ablation apparatus and method. Jeffrey J Hohenshell, January 12, 2006: US20060009759-A1

Embodiments of the invention provide an ablation apparatus for ablating target tissue adjacent pulmonary veins of a patient. The ablation apparatus can include a tube capable of being advanced around the pulmonary veins to form a loop. The tube can receive or include electrodes to ablate target tiss ...


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Steven C Chrisitian, David E Francischelli, Adam A Podbeliski, Daniel Charles Haeg, Marie T Steinbrink, Roderick E Briscoe, Tom O Daigle: Loop Ablation Apparatus and Method. Medtronic CardioVascular, June 10, 2010: US20100145331-A1

Embodiments of the invention provide an ablation apparatus for ablating target tissue adjacent pulmonary veins of a patient. The ablation apparatus can include a tube capable of being advanced around the pulmonary veins to form a loop. The tube can receive or include electrodes to ablate target tiss ...