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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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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, 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, January 18, 2011: US07873417 (155 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: Ultrasound apparatuses for thermally-induced renal neuromodulation. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, September 30, 2014: US08845629 (19 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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Andrew Wu, Benjamin J Clark, Denise Zarins, Erik Thai, Kenneth J Michlitsch, Mark S Leung: Multi-directional deflectable catheter apparatuses, systems, and methods for renal neuromodulation. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, May 20, 2014: US08728075 (19 worldwide citation)

Multi-directional deflectable catheter apparatuses, systems, and methods for achieving renal neuromodulation by intravascular access are disclosed herein. One aspect of the present application, for example, is directed to apparatuses, systems, and methods that incorporate a catheter treatment device ...


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Denise Demarais, Nicolas Zadno, Benjamin J Clark, Erik Thai, Howard R Levin, Mark Gelfand: Methods for inhibiting renal nerve activity. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, April 1, 2014: US08684998 (16 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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Benjamin J Clark, William R George, Kenneth J Michlitsch, John Paul Sam, Erik Thai, Andrew Wu: Handle assemblies for intravascular treatment devices and associated systems and methods. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, August 19, 2014: US08808345 (16 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure comprises handle assemblies for intravascular treatment devices. In one embodiment, a handle assembly comprises an actuator for deflecting a distal region of an intravascular treatment device. In one embodiment, a handle assembly comprises a rotator for rotating an intravascul ...