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Sacha C Hall, Dale E Just, Alan de la Rama, Cary Hata: Bendable catheter arms having varied flexibility. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, November 19, 2013: US08588885 (23 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, a catheter comprising an expandable electrode assembly or basket is provided. In specific embodiments, the basket is particularly useful for mapping electrical activity at one or more locations within the heart. The basket can comprise a plurality of bendable or deflectable a ...


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Dale E Just, Troy T Tegg, Theodore A Johnson, Sasha C Hall: Catheter electrode assemblies and methods of construction therefor. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, October 15, 2013: US08560086 (10 worldwide citation)

A family of catheter electrode assemblies includes a flexible circuit having a plurality of electrical traces and a substrate; a ring electrode surrounding the flexible circuit and electrically coupled with at least one of the plurality of electrical traces; and an outer covering extending over at l ...


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Dale E Just, Troy T Tegg, Theodore A Johnson, Sacha C Hall: Catheter electrode assemblies and methods for construction therefor. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, May 19, 2015: US09037264 (3 worldwide citation)

A family of catheter electrode assemblies includes a flexible circuit having a plurality of electrical traces and a substrate; a ring electrode surrounding the flexible circuit and electrically coupled with at least one of the plurality of electrical traces; and an outer covering extending over at l ...


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Sacha C Hall, Dale E Just, Alan de la Rama, Cary Hata: Bendable catheter arms having varied flexibility. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, August 9, 2016: US09408663 (2 worldwide citation)

In various embodiments, a catheter comprising an expandable electrode assembly or basket is provided. In specific embodiments, the basket is particularly useful for mapping electrical activity at one or more locations within the heart. The basket can comprise a plurality of bendable or deflectable a ...


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Dale E Just, James V Kauphusman, Steven C Christian, Troy T Tegg, Allan M Fuentes: Ablation electrode and catheter assembly for epicardial mapping and ablation with directionally focused RF energy. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, June 14, 2016: US09364282 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides various embodiments of electrodes and/or electrode tips for use in connection with ablation catheters and ablation catheter systems. In an embodiment, an electrode tip for an ablation catheter is provided, comprising an electrode carrier, a first electrode, and second ...


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James V Kauphusman, Allan M Fuentes, Troy T Tegg, Dale E Just: Circuit for a catheter or sheath and method of forming same. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, March 3, 2015: US08968299 (2 worldwide citation)

A circuit (10, 110, 210) configured for connecting an electrode (28, 126, 228) to a catheter or sheath is disclosed. The circuit (10, 110, 210) includes a member (12, 112, 212) having a longitudinal axis (14, 214) and configured to extend along at least a portion of the length of the catheter or she ...


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James V Kauphusman, Allan M Fuentes, Troy T Tegg, Dale E Just: Steerable short sheath access device. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, August 26, 2014: US08814824 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to steerable access sheath assembly (12). Moreover, the present invention relates to a steerable short sheath access device (10) for use in epicardial procedures. Embodiments of the present invention including shorter steerable access sheaths or introducers (10, 12) may ...


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Dale E Just, James V Kauphusman: Seal for controlling irrigation in basket catheters. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Trenner Law Firm, June 7, 2011: US07955299 (1 worldwide citation)

An exemplary basket catheter includes an outer tubing housing an inner fluid delivery tubing having at least one fluid delivery port. A plurality of splines are each connected at a proximal end of the splines to the outer tubing and at a distal end of the splines to the inner fluid delivery tubing. ...


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James V Kauphusman, Allan M Fuentes, Troy T Tegg, Dale E Just: Steerable sheath access device. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, February 2, 2016: US09247990

The present invention relates to steerable access sheath assembly including at least one electrode. Moreover, the present invention relates to a steerable sheath access device for use in cardiovascular procedures. Embodiments of the present invention including steerable access sheaths or introducers ...


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Dale E Just, Troy T Tegg, Theodore A Johnson, Sacha C Hall: Catheter electrode assemblies and methods of construction thereof. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, June 27, 2017: US09687297

A family of catheter electrode assemblies includes a flexible circuit having a plurality of electrical traces and a substrate; a ring electrode surrounding the flexible circuit and electrically coupled with at least one of the plurality of electrical traces; and an outer covering extending over at l ...