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Alex T Roth, Craig Gerbi, Andrew H Hancock, Gary Weller, Christopher Julian, James Gannoe: Remote tissue retraction device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Nutter McClennen & Fish, January 10, 2012: US08092378 (18 worldwide citation)

A medical device for managing tissue in an organ, such as the stomach, for retracting or positioning tissue and related organs to allow certain regions of the stomach to be acquired for a gastroplasty procedure. The medical device includes an elongated body having a proximal end and a distal end, an ...


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Alex T Roth, Andrew H Hancock, Chris Pamichev, John Gaiser, Gary Weller, Christopher Julian, James Gannoe, Craig Gerbi, Crystine M Lee: Devices and methods for placement of partitions within a hollow body organ. Ethicon, Nutter McClennen & Fish, William C Geary III, May 28, 2013: US08449560 (18 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for tissue acquisition and fixation, or gastroplasty, are described. Generally, the devices of the system may be advanced in a minimally invasive manner within a patient's body to create one or more plications within the hollow body organ. A tissue treatment device attached to a ...


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Alex T Roth, Andrew H Hancock, Gary Weller, Gilbert Mata Jr, Craig Gerbi, James Gannoe, Christopher Julian: Single fold device for tissue fixation. Nutter McClennen & Fish, January 22, 2013: US08357174 (18 worldwide citation)

A system for tissue approximation and fixation is described herein. A device is advanced in a minimally invasive manner within a patient's body to create one or several divisions or plications within a hollow body organ. The system comprises a stapler assembly having a tissue acquisition member and ...


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Alex T Roth: Retracting tip trocar assembly. United States Surgical Corporation, May 6, 1997: US05626598 (15 worldwide citation)

A retracting tip trocar assembly including a trocar tube and a shaft having a piercing tip at one end thereof. The device includes a retracting mechanism which allows the piercing tip to be held in a cutting position upon application of an insertion force such as when the piercing tip is pressed aga ...


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Alex T Roth, Craig Gerbi, Andrew H Hancock, Gary Weller, Christopher Julian, James Gannoe: Remote tissue retraction device. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Nutter McClennen & Fish, Lisa Adams, William C Geary III, June 4, 2013: US08454503 (13 worldwide citation)

A medical device for managing tissue in an organ, such as the stomach, for retracting or positioning tissue and related organs to allow certain regions of the stomach to be acquired for a gastroplasty procedure. The medical device includes an elongated body having a proximal end and a distal end, an ...


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Erich A Gombocz, Robert R Clappier, Wilhelm Kerth, David H Rammler, Alex T Roth: Gel electrophoresis system. Labintellegence, Bertram I Rowland, April 25, 1995: US05410412 (13 worldwide citation)

An electrophoretic system is provided which allows for carrying out electrophoresis while monitoring and regulating the temperature and the electrical field gradient in the gel. In addition, photometric monitoring is provided so as to monitor the progress of the electrophoretic separation and vary c ...


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Timothy R Machold, Wade A Keller, Alex T Roth, Nicole Denise Bloom: Method and system for control of a patients body temperature by way of transluminally insertable heat exchange catheter. Radiant Medical, Fulwider Patton, August 21, 2007: US07258662 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for temperature modification of a patient, or selected regions thereof, including an induced state of hypothermia. The temperature modification is accomplished using an in-dwelling heat exchange catheter within which a fluid heat exchange medium circulates. A heat exchange ca ...


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Alex T Roth, Richard M Soderstrom: Method of obtaining cervical culture specimens and device and kit therefor. EndoTherapeutics, Irell & Manella, May 1, 1990: US04920974 (10 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for obtaining cervical cell culture specimens. The method makes use of a test device which may be used in conjunction with the manual cervical examination prior to delivery. The device includes an elastically resilient sheath adapted to grip a finger and a sterile pad of absorbe ...


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Timothy R Machold, Wade A Keller, Alex T Roth, Nicole Denise Bloom: Method and system for control of a patients body temperature by way of transluminally insertable heat exchange catheter. Radiant Medical, Fulwider Patton, February 13, 2007: US07175649 (9 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for temperature modification of a patient, or selected regions thereof, including an induced state of hypothermia. The temperature modification is accomplished using an in-dwelling heat exchange catheter within which a fluid heat exchange medium circulates. A heat exchange ca ...


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Timothy R Machold, Nicole Denise Bloom, Alex T Roth, Dave J Scott, Jose Alejandro, Ed Oliver: Disposable cassette for intravascular heat exchange catheter. Radiant Medical, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, February 14, 2006: US06997942 (8 worldwide citation)

A heat exchange fluid supply system for supplying a heat exchange fluid to an intravascular heat exchange catheter includes a disposable cassette having a bulkhead and an external heat exchanger, and which is configured to operate in combination with a reusable master control unit The bulkhead inclu ...