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Gregory Schmitz, Jefferey Bleam, Roy Leguidleguid, Jeffery L Bleich: Tissue access guidewire system and method. Baxano, Shay Glenn, December 28, 2010: US07857813 (252 worldwide citation)

A method and system for guiding at least a portion of a surgical device to a desired position between two tissues in a patient's body involves coupling a guidewire to the device and pulling the distal end of the guidewire to guide at least a portion of the surgical device to a desired position betwe ...


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Gregory Schmitz, Jeffrerey Bleam, Roy Leguidleguid, Jeffery L Bleich, Scott M Smith: Multi-Wire Tissue Cutter. Baxano, Shayglenn, February 7, 2008: US20080033465-A1

A device for cutting tissue in a human body may include an elongate shaft having a proximal portion and a distal portion, at least one translatable blade disposed along one side of the distal portion of the shaft, and at least one actuator coupled with the at least one translatable blade and extendi ...


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Gregory Schmitz, Jeffery L Bleich, Eric C Miller: Articulating Tissue Cutting Device. Baxano, Shay Glenn, July 3, 2008: US20080161809-A1

A device for cutting ligament and/or bone tissue in a lateral recess and/or an intervertebral foramen of a spine of a patient to treat spinal stenosis may include: an elongate shaft having a rigid proximal portion and a distal portion articulatable relative to the proximal portion; a handle coupled ...


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Jeffrey L Bleich, Gregory Schmitz, Roy Leguidleguid, Ronald Leguidleguid, Nestor C Cantorna, Michael P Wallace: Tissue removal devices and methods. Baxano, Shay Glenn, June 19, 2008: US20080147084-A1

A device for modifying tissue in a patient may include: an elongate body having a rigid proximal portion and a flexible distal portion having first and second major surfaces; a proximal handle coupled with the proximal portion of the body; one or more tissue modifying members disposed along the firs ...


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Gregory Schmitz, Jefferey Bleam, Roy Leguidleguid, Jeffery L Bleich: Tissue Access Guidewire System and Method. Baxano, Baxano & Townsend And Townsend And Crew, April 10, 2008: US20080086034-A1

A method and system for guiding at least a portion of a surgical device to a desired position between two tissues in a patient's body involves coupling a guidewire to the device and pulling the distal end of the guidewire to guide at least a portion of the surgical device to a desired position betwe ...


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Gregory Schmitz, Jefferey Bleam, Roy Leguidleguid, Jeffery L Bleich: Tissue Access Guidewire System and Method. Baxano, Shay Glenn, April 10, 2008: US20080086114-A1

A method and system for guiding at least a portion of a surgical device to a desired position between two tissues in a patient's body involves coupling a guidewire to the device and pulling the distal end of the guidewire to guide at least a portion of the surgical device to a desired position betwe ...


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Gregory SCHMITZ, Ron Leguidleguid: Surgical probe and method of making. Baxano, Shay Glenn, April 17, 2008: US20080091227-A1

A method for making a probe for placing a guidewire between two tissues in a patient's body may involve forming at least one bend in a thin, rigid tube having a proximal end and a distal end, flattening at least part of the tube closer to the distal end than the proximal end, and removing a portion ...


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Bryan WYLIE, Edmund TAM, Gregory SCHMITZ, Isidro M GANDIONCO, Lee James CARMACK, Vahid SAADAT, Veerappan SWAMINATHAN, Zachary J MALCHANO, Zachary WEST: Methods and devices for treatment of the ostium. Voyage Medical, Levine Bagade Han, October 7, 2010: US20100256629-A1

Methods and devices for treatment of the ostium are described herein. Examples of such devices include inflatable balloons which have one or more raised pores along a distal portion which act as conduits for providing saline flow from the balloon to facilitate visualization of the contacted tissue a ...


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Gregory Schmitz, Jefferey Bleam, Roy Leguidleguid, Jeffery L Bleich: Tissue access guidewire system and method. Baxano C O Shay Law, February 24, 2011: US20110046613-A1

A method and system for guiding at least a portion of a surgical device to a desired position between two tissues in a patient's body involves coupling a guidewire to the device and pulling the distal end of the guidewire to guide at least a portion of the surgical device to a desired position betwe ...


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