1
Andrew F Hall, Walter M Blume: Magnetically navigable telescoping catheter and method of navigating telescoping catheter. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 7, 2002: US06385472 (313 worldwide citation)

A magnetically navigable catheter includes a sheath having a proximal end and a distal end, and an extension member having a proximal end and a distal end, slidably mounted in the sheath so that the distal end portion of the extension member telescopes from the distal end of the sheath. The distal e ...


2
Andrew F Hall, Jonathan C Sell: Magnetically guided atherectomy. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 28, 2005: US06911026 (216 worldwide citation)

Atherectomy devices are guided by and manipulated by externally applied magnetic fields to treat total or partial occlusions of a patient's vasculature.


3
Andrew F Hall, Roger N Hastings, Rogers C Ritter: Method of magnetically navigating medical devices with magnetic fields and gradients, and medical devices adapted therefor. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, September 18, 2001: US06292678 (183 worldwide citation)

A method of applying an elongate magnetic element to the surface of an internal body structure includes applying a magnetic field to the elongate magnetic element to orient the elongate magnetic element in a selected orientation; and applying a magnetic gradient to the elongate magnetic element to d ...


4
Andrew F Hall, Roger N Hastings, Walter M Blume: Cardiac methods and system. Sterotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 2, 2001: US06298257 (142 worldwide citation)

A method of applying a magnetic medical device to the surface of an internal body structure, the medical device having a magnetically responsive element associated with its distal end, the method comprising applying a magnetic field to the distal end of the magnetic medical device to apply a measure ...


5
Andrew F Hall, Walter M Blume: Magnetically navigable telescoping catheter and method of navigating telescoping catheter. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 1, 2007: US07211082 (139 worldwide citation)

A magnetically navigable catheter includes a sheath having a proximal end and a distal end, and an extension member having a proximal end and a distal end, slidably mounted in the sheath so that the distal end portion of the extension member telescopes from the distal end of the sheath. The distal e ...


6
Steven J Ferry, Jennifer R Finney, Cam Habeger, Vincent Hackenmueller, Andrew F Hall, Reed A Houge, Scott G Klimek, Michael J Pikus: System and methods for advancing a catheter. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 2, 2007: US07276044 (137 worldwide citation)

An advancer system is described for moving an elongate medical device within a body. The system includes a drive unit having a motor. The drive unit is configured to translate movement of the motor to the device so as to alternately advance and retract the device relative to the body. The advancer s ...


7
Andrew F Hall, Jeffrey Garibaldi, Peter R Werp, John M Lasala: Magnetically navigable and/or controllable device for removing material from body lumens and cavities. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 6, 2002: US06428551 (128 worldwide citation)

A magnetically navigable atherectomy device includes a cutting head, a flexible drive shaft having a proximal and a distal end, with the cutting device on the distal end, and a magnet associated with the cutting head, the magnet of sufficient size to allow the cutting head to be oriented by an exter ...


8
Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Jonathan C Sell, Roger N Hastings, Andrew F Hall: Magnetically navigated pacing leads, and methods for delivering medical devices. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 16, 2004: US06817364 (125 worldwide citation)

A method of placing a pacing lead in the heart includes introducing a distal end of a delivery catheter into the patient's vasculature; magnetically navigating the distal end of the delivery catheter to the patient's heart; deploying a pacing lead from the distal end of the delivery cathet ...


9
Andrew F Hall, Jeffrey Garibaldi, Peter R Werp, John M Lasala: Magnetically navigable and/or controllable device for removing material from body lumens and cavities. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 11, 2004: US06733511 (118 worldwide citation)

A magnetically navigable atherectomy device includes a cutting head, a flexible drive shaft having a proximal and a distal end, with the cutting device on the distal end, and a magnet associated with the cutting head, the magnet of sufficient size to allow the cutting head to be oriented by an exter ...


10
Andrew F Hall, Roger N Hastings: Magnetically assisted pulmonary vein isolation. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, March 7, 2006: US07008418 (110 worldwide citation)

A method for forming an ablation pattern to electrically isolate a vessel having an ostium from a chamber formed within a patient for treatment of cardiac arrhythmia. The distal portion of a catheter is navigated to a chamber. An anchor member is deployed from the distal end of the catheter into the ...