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Mark Deem, Hanson Gifford III, Denise Demarais, Douglas Sutton, Erik Thai, Mark Gelfand, Howard R Levin: Methods and apparatus for renal neuromodulation. Ardian, Perkins Coie, January 26, 2010: US07653438 (355 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for renal neuromodulation using a pulsed electric field to effectuate electroporation or electrofusion. It is expected that renal neuromodulation (e.g., denervation) may, among other things, reduce expansion of an acute myocardial infarction, reduce or prevent the ...


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Denise Demarais, Nicolas Zadno, Benjamin J Clark, Erik Thai, Howard R Levin, Mark Gelfand: Methods and apparatus for thermally-induced renal neuromodulation. Ardian, Perkins Coie, November 10, 2009: US07617005 (333 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for thermally-induced renal neuromodulation. Thermally-induced renal neuromodulation may be achieved via direct and/or via indirect application of thermal energy to heat or cool neural fibers that contribute to renal function, or of vascular structures that feed or ...


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Denise Demarais, Benjamin J Clark, Nicolas Zadno, Erik Thai, Hanson Gifford III: Methods and apparatus for pulsed electric field neuromodulation via an intra-to-extravascular approach. Ardian, Perkins Coie, November 17, 2009: US07620451 (313 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for pulsed electric field neuromodulation via an intra-to-extravascular approach, e.g., to effectuate irreversible electroporation or electrofusion, necrosis and/or inducement of apoptosis, alteration of gene expression, changes in cytokine upregulation and other c ...


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Denise Demarais, Nicolas Zadno, Benjamin J Clark, Erik Thai, Howard R Levin, Mark Gelfand: Methods and apparatus for thermally-induced renal neuromodulation. Ardian, Perkins Coie, May 18, 2010: US07717948 (312 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for thermally-induced renal neuromodulation. Thermally-induced renal neuromodulation may be achieved via direct and/or via indirect application of thermal energy to heat or cool neural fibers that contribute to renal function, or of vascular structures that feed or ...


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Stephen Leeflang, Denise DeMarais, Michael Evans: Apparatus and methods for capturing particulate material within blood vessels. Bacchus Vascular, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 21, 2003: US06635070 (279 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes a jet housing including an inlet and an outlet, and a nozzle within the jet housing for injecting fluid towards the outlet. A filter element is disposed on the inlet, the filter element including openings for preventing particulate larger than a predetermined size from entering ...


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Denise Demarais, Nicolas Zadno, Benjamin J Clark, Erik Thai: Methods and apparatus for intravascularly-induced neuromodulation. Ardian, Perkins Coie, July 13, 2010: US07756583 (266 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for intravascularly-induced neuromodulation using a pulsed electric field, e.g., to effectuate irreversible electroporation or electrofusion, necrosis and/or inducement of apoptosis, alteration of gene expression, changes in cytokine upregulation, etc., in target n ...


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Denise Demarais, Hanson Gifford III, Mark Deem, Douglas Sutton, Howard R Levin, Mark Gelfand: Methods for catheter-based renal denervation. Ardian, Perkins Coie, April 3, 2012: US08150520 (236 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for treating end-stage renal disease, e.g., via a pulsed electric field, via a stimulation electric field, via localized drug delivery, via high frequency ultrasound, via thermal techniques, etc. Such neuromodulation may effectuate irreversible electroporation or e ...


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Denise Demarais, Michael A Evans, Stephen A Leeflang, Christian S Eversull: Systems and methods for clot disruption and retrieval. Bacchus Vascular, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 24, 2002: US06454775 (231 worldwide citation)

Thrombectomy and other treatments are achieved using a catheter having a positioning cage and a macerator within the positioning cage. The catheter is introduced to a target body lumen, typically a blood vessel, and a positioning cage deployed at a treatment site. The macerator is then operated to d ...


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Denise Demarais, Hanson Gifford III, Mark Deem, Douglas Sutton, Howard R Levin, Mark Gelfand: Methods for renal neuromodulation. Ardian, Perkins Coie, March 27, 2012: US08145317 (229 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for treating hypertension, e.g., via a pulsed electric field, via a stimulation electric field, via localized drug delivery, via high frequency ultrasound, via thermal techniques, etc. Such neuromodulation may effectuate irreversible electroporation or electrofusio ...


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Denise Demarais, Hanson Gifford III, Mark Deem, Douglas Sutton, Howard R Levin, Mark Gelfand: Methods and apparatus for bilateral renal neuromodulation. Ardian, Perkins Coie, April 3, 2012: US08150519 (229 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are provided for bilateral renal neuromodulation, e.g., via a pulsed electric field, via a stimulation electric field, via localized drug delivery, via high frequency ultrasound, via thermal techniques, etc. Such neuromodulation may effectuate irreversible electroporation or el ...