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Cang Lam, Rich Ewers, Alexander Khairkhahan, Vahid C Saadat: Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds. USGI Medical, Levine Bagade Han, Charles C Fowler Esq, August 26, 2008: US07416554 (233 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point, moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially distal to a second tissue contact point to a position proximal of the second contact point to form a tissu ...


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Boris Reydel, Cang Lam, Richard C Ewers, Rodney Brenneman, Vahid Saadat: Apparatus and methods for endoscopic suturing. USGI Medical, Levine Bagade Han, Charles C Fowler, June 15, 2010: US07736372 (62 worldwide citation)

Apparatus & methods for endoscopic suturing are described herein. A distal tip of the endoscopic device engages the tissue and then approximates the engaged tissue to form a tissue fold. A needle body positioned within a flexible catheter is deployed into or through the newly created tissue fold whe ...


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Richard C Ewers, Boris Reydel, Cang Lam, Eugene Chen, Brent D Seybold, Rodney Brenneman, Vahid C Saadat: Apparatus and methods for forming gastrointestinal tissue approximations. USGI Medical, Levine Bagade Han, Charles C Fowler, November 17, 2009: US07618426 (52 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point, moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially distal to a second tissue contact point to a position proximal of the second contact point to form a tissu ...


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Vahid C Saadat, Kenneth Jerome Michlitsch, Rich C Ewers, Chris Rothe, Rodney Brenneman, Cang Lam, Eugene Chen: Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds. USGI Medical, Kenneth H Ohriner, Perkins Coie, November 5, 2013: US08574243 (7 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point and moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially distal to, or in line with, a second tissue contact point to a position proximal of the second contact ...


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Cang Lam, Richard C Ewers, Christopher James Earley: Endoscopic tissue anchor deployment. USGI Medical, Kenneth H Ohriner, Perkins Coie, December 30, 2014: US08920436 (6 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic tissue anchor deployment device includes a handle, an elongated shaft defining an internal lumen, and an end effector attached to the distal end of the elongated shaft. A tissue anchor catheter is removably inserted through the lumen of the elongated shaft, the catheter having a tissue ...


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Richard C Ewers, Boris Reydel, Cang Lam, Eugene G Chen, Brent D Seybold, Rodney Brenneman, Vahid Saadat: Apparatus and methods for forming gastrointestinal tissue approximations. USGI Medical, Kenneth H Ohriner, Perkins Coie, September 11, 2012: US08262676 (5 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point, moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially distal to a second tissue contact point to a position proximal of the second contact point to form a tissu ...


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Shirley Vong, Priscilla Tsai, Cang Lam, Ross Soltanian, Greg Bak Boychuk, Tai D Tieu, Ponaka Pung, Arnold Tuason, Heather Griffith: Stent and stent delivery device. MicroVention, Inskeep IP Group, September 13, 2016: US09439791 (3 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment according to the present invention, a stent is described having a generally cylindrical body formed from a single woven nitinol wire. The distal and proximal ends of the stent include a plurality of loops, some of which include marker members used for visualizing the position of th ...


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Cang Lam, Priscilla Tsai, Juan Valencia, Jacqueline Macias, Kaushik Joshi, Arnold Tuason: Embolic protection device. MicroVention, Inskeep IP Group, July 4, 2017: US09693852 (3 worldwide citation)

An embolic protection device includes an expandable and contractible filter that can be supported by one or more struts. The struts can be connected to the filter or interwoven into the filter, so as to assist in the expansion and contraction of the filter. In one embodiment, the proximal ends of th ...


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John A Cox, Tracy Maahs, Richard C Ewers, Eugene Chen, Cang Lam, Lee Swanstrom: Methods and apparatus for revision of obesity procedures. USGI Medical, Kenneth H Ohriner, Perkins Coie, May 20, 2014: US08726909 (1 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for the endoluminal revision of previously performed obesity procedures which have failed are described. One or more endoluminal instruments may be advanced per-orally into the previously formed failed pouch where a number of different procedures can be performed. One or more t ...


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Eugene Chen, Aylin Kim, Cang Lam, Blake Hannaford, Randall A Bly: Surgical tissue protection sheath. Spiway, Kenneth H Ohriner, Perkins Coie, March 24, 2015: US08986201 (1 worldwide citation)

A surgical sheath for use in endoscopic trans-nasal or intra-ocular surgery has an angle section joined to a conical section, with the conical section having a central axis not parallel to a central axis of the angle section. A body section is joined to the angle section, with the body section havin ...