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Bobby Griffin, Mitchell Dann, Greg Fluet: Methods and devices for gastrointestinal stimulation. ValenTx, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 1, 2011: US07881797 (58 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for gastrointestinal stimulation are disclosed. In one embodiment, disclosed is an electrical stimulator device that includes a circuit board and a battery contained within a base housing; a conduction element; and at least one electrode. In some embodiments, the stimulator base ...


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Christopher Paul Swain, Cole Chen, Mitchell Dann, Greg Fluet, John Hancock, Josiah Verkaik, Gerard von Hoffmann, James Wright: Methods and devices for intragastric support of functional or prosthetic gastrointestinal devices. ValenTx, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 22, 2012: US08182441 (20 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are systems and methods for attaching or maintaining the position of a therapeutic or diagnostic device in a body lumen, such as the GI tract without necessarily requiring any penetrating attachments through any body walls. The system can include at least two elements: a proximal or ...


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Mitchell Dann, Greg Fluet, James Wright: Toposcopic access and delivery devices. ValenTx, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, February 21, 2012: US08118774 (20 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are elongate flexible medical devices which are capable of axial elongation through the mechanism of eversion or toposcopic expansion. In general, this may be accomplished by providing a flexible tubular device having a proximal end and a distal end. Retraction of the distal end in ...


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Mitchell Dann, Joshua Butters, Greg Fluet, Lee Guterman, Jonathan Kagan, Paul Swain, Gerard von Hoffmann, James Wright: Devices and methods for endolumenal gastrointestinal bypass. ValenTx, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 22, 2012: US08182459 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides devices and methods for attachment of an endolumenal gastrointestinal device, such as an artificial stoma device, a gastrointestinal bypass sleeve or other therapeutic or diagnostic device, within a patient's digestive tract. In one application of the invention, an end ...


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Mitchell Dann, Greg Fluet, James Wright, Cole Chen: Methods for toposcopic sleeve delivery. ValenTx, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 19, 2014: US08808270 (9 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are elongate flexible medical devices which are capable of axial elongation through a mechanism of eversion or toposcopic expansion. In general, this may be accomplished by providing a flexible tubular body having a proximal end and a distal end. Retraction of the distal end in a pr ...


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Mitchell Dann, Joshua Butters, Greg Fluet, Lee Guterman, Jonathan Kagan, Paul Swain, Gerard von Hoffmann, James Wright: Devices and methods for endolumenal gastrointestinal bypass. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 23, 2007: US20070198074-A1

The present invention provides devices and methods for attachment of an endolumenal gastrointestinal device, such as an artificial stoma device, a gastrointestinal bypass sleeve or other therapeutic or diagnostic device, within a patient's digestive tract. In one application of the invention, an end ...


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Jonathan Kagan, Mitchell Dann, Greg Fluet, Sayeed Ikramuddin, Paul Swain, Richard Thomas, Gerard von Hoffmann, Mary Lynn Wilmore: Devices and methods for treating morbid obesity. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 11, 2005: US20050177181-A1

The present invention provides devices and methods for attachment of an implanted device, such as an artificial stoma device, a gastrointestinal sleeve device or an attachment cuff, within a patient's digestive tract for treatment of obesity. Special surgical fasteners provide a lasting and durable ...


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Bobby Griffin, Mitchell Dann, Greg Fluet: Methods and devices for gastrointestinal stimulation. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 6, 2008: US20080058887-A1

Methods and devices for gastrointestinal stimulation are disclosed. In one embodiment, disclosed is an electrical stimulator device that includes a circuit board and a battery contained within a base housing; a conduction element; and at least one electrode. In some embodiments, the stimulator base ...


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Mitchell Dann, Greg Fluet, James Wright: Methods for toposcopic sleeve delivery. ValenTx, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 10, 2008: US20080167629-A1

Disclosed herein are elongate flexible medical devices which are capable of axial elongation through the mechanism of eversion or toposcopic expansion. In general, this may be accomplished by providing a flexible tubular device having a proximal end and a distal end. Retraction of the distal end in ...


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Mitchell Dann, Greg Fluet, James Wright: Toposcopic access and delivery devices. ValenTx, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 10, 2008: US20080167606-A1

Disclosed herein are elongate flexible medical devices which are capable of axial elongation through the mechanism of eversion or toposcopic expansion. In general, this may be accomplished by providing a flexible tubular device having a proximal end and a distal end. Retraction of the distal end in ...