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John E Abele, Steven Rowe, Christopher A Rowland, Michael G Vergano: Electro-coagulation and ablation and other electrotherapeutic treatments of body tissue. Boston Scientific Corporation, Fish & Richardson, April 4, 1995: US05403311 (954 worldwide citation)

A catheter includes a flexible elongated catheter body that defines a needle-receiving, or probe-receiving, lumen, a retractable tissue-penetrable needle, or probe, and an electrode mounted on the distal portion of the catheter body. The needle provides a fluid passage for introducing fluid into tis ...


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Russell F Durgin Jr, Christopher A Rowland, Roy H Sullivan, Michael G Vergano: Integrated catheter for diverse in situ tissue therapy. Boston Scientific Corporation, Pearson and Pearson, August 9, 1994: US05336222 (228 worldwide citation)

An integrated catheter assembly for enabling diverse in situ therapies includes a catheter with an irrigation fluid lumen, a distal tip portion that acts as a hemostat and a needle for injection therapy that extends through the catheter lumen and a lumen in the distal tip portion. A needle hub struc ...


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James C Wang, Albert Chin, James B Daigle, Douglas J Daniels, Richard M Demello, John F Hartnett, Robert E Reid, Christopher A Rowland, Charles Warich, Thomas A Svatek: Polymeric implements for torque transmission. Boston Scientific Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, September 14, 1999: US05951494 (211 worldwide citation)

Implements, particularly medical instruments, formed at least in part of elongated polymer members, exhibit high torque fidelity after processing with tension, heat, and twisting. The processing orients the polymer in generally helical paths so that torque imposed at the proximal end can be transmit ...


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Russell F Durgin Jr, Christopher A Rowland, Roy H Sullivan, Michael G Vergano: Integrated catheter for diverse in situ tissue therapy. Pearson & Pearson, June 4, 1996: US05522815 (158 worldwide citation)

An integrated catheter assembly for enabling diverse in situ therapies includes a catheter with an irrigation fluid lumen, a distal tip portion that acts as a hemostat and a needle for injection therapy that extends through the catheter lumen and a lumen in the distal tip portion. A needle hub struc ...


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James C Wang, Albert Chin, James B Daigle, Douglas J Daniels, Richard M Demello, John F Hartnett, Robert E Reid, Christopher A Rowland, Charles Warich, Thomas A Svatek: Polymeric implements for torque transmission. Boston Scientific Corporation, Fish & Richardson P C, August 20, 2002: US06436056 (117 worldwide citation)

Implements, particularly medical instruments, formed at least in part of elongated polymer members, exhibit high torque fidelity after processing with tension, heat, and twisting. The processing orients the polymer in generally helical paths so that torque imposed at the proximal end can be transmit ...


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Christopher A Rowland, Michael G Vergano, Bryan P Eddy, Peter B Cotton: Apparatus for performing diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in the biliary tree. Boston Scientific Corporation, Pearson & Pearson, August 20, 1996: US05547469 (99 worldwide citation)

Catheter apparatus for performing diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in the biliary tree includes a catheter with multiple lumens. A first lumen is adapted to receive a guidewire and can serve as a transport lumen for contrast agent. A second lumen carries a cutting wire for performing a sphincte ...


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Christopher A Rowland, Earl Bardsley, Richard DeMello: Zebra exchange guidewire. Boston Scientific Corporation, Frances P Craig, January 10, 1995: US05379779 (73 worldwide citation)

An exchange guidewire for positioning and exchanging medical catheters within a bodily passage during a medical procedure which uses an endoscope. The guidewire includes a wire of a length sufficient for exchange of the catheters through the endoscope, a radiopaque flexible coil fixed to the distal ...


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Christopher A Rowland, Michael G Vergano, Bryan P Eddy, Peter B Cotton: Apparatus for performing diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in the biliary tree. Pearson & Pearson, November 4, 1997: US05683362 (36 worldwide citation)

Catheter apparatus for performing diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in the biliary tree includes a catheter with multiple lumens. A first lumen is adapted to receive a guidewire and can serve as a transport lumen for contrast agent. A second lumen carries a cutting wire for performing a sphincte ...


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Christopher A Rowland, M Joshua Tolkoff, Ella Zaslavsky: Apparatus for stricture diagnosis and treatment. Boston Scientific Corporation, Pearson & Pearson, June 27, 1995: US05427115 (28 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for use in the diagnosis and treatment of strictures in a biliary duct, urinary tract or pancreatic tract. The apparatus includes a dual lumen catheter device. One lumen size is sized to accommodate a guidewire. A second, parallel lumen has a non-circular cross-section and carries a cytolo ...


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Christopher A Rowland, Michael G Vergano, Bryan P Eddy, Peter B Cotton: Apparatus for performing diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in the biliary tree. Boston Scientific Corporation, Pearson & Pearson, July 1, 1997: US05643199 (24 worldwide citation)

Catheter apparatus for performing diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in the biliary tree includes a catheter with multiple lumens. A first lumen is adapted to receive a guidewire and can serve as a transport lumen for contrast agent. A second lumen carries a cutting wire for performing a sphincte ...