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Stuart D Edwards, Ronald G Lax, Ingemar H Lundquist, Hugh R Sharkey: Medical probe device and method. Vidamed, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, December 6, 1994: US05370675 (846 worldwide citation)

A medical probe device comprises a catheter having a stylet guide housing with one or more stylet ports in a side wall thereof and a stylet guide for directing a flexible stylet outward through the stylet port and through intervening tissue at a preselected, adjustable angle to a target tissue. The ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Hugh R Sharkey: Coiled RF electrode treatment apparatus. ZoMed International, Haynes & Davis, April 16, 1996: US05507743 (502 worldwide citation)

An RF treatment apparatus provides multi-modality treatment for tumors and other desired tissue masses, and includes an RF indifferent electrode and an RF active electrode. The RF indifferent electrode has a compacted, non-deployed state, and an expanded deployed state. In the deployed state, the RF ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Ronald G Lax, Ingemar H Lundquist, Hugh R Sharkey: Medical probe device and method. Vidamed, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, November 22, 1994: US05366490 (461 worldwide citation)

A medical probe device comprises a catheter having a stylet guide housing with one or more stylet ports in a side wall thereof and guide means for directing a flexible stylet outward through the stylet port and through intervening tissue at a preselected, adjustable angle to a target tissue. The tot ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Ronald G Lax, Hugh R Sharkey: Device for treating cancer and non-malignant tumors and methods. ZoMed International, Haynes & Davis, October 17, 1995: US05458597 (434 worldwide citation)

A method of this invention for treating body tissues containing cancerous cells or non-malignant tumors with RF ablation, alone or in combination with systemic or localized chemotherapy comprising introducing a stylet comprising an electrode surface and a sleeve longitudinally moveable thereon into ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Hugh R Sharkey: Ablation apparatus for cardiac chambers. Stuart D Edwards, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, October 28, 1997: US05681308 (402 worldwide citation)

An endocardial ablation and mapping apparatus is introduced into a heart chamber for mapping to detect arrhythmogenic foci, and ablate endocardium at the arrhythmogenic foci. An inflatable, flexible porous membrane is adapted to receive an electrolytic solution, and become inflated to substantially ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Hugh R Sharkey: Ablation apparatus for cardiac chambers. Stuart D Edwards, Fliesler Dubb Meyer & Lovejoy, June 23, 1998: US05769846 (389 worldwide citation)

An endocardial ablation apparatus, for introduction into a heart chamber formed by a wall, is provides. The ablation apparatus includes an inflatable, flexible porous membrane adapted to receive an electrolytic solution, and become inflated to substantially conform an exterior surface of the membran ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Hugh R Sharkey, Ingemar H Lundquist, Ronald G Lax, Bruno Strul, Roger A Stern: Dual channel RF delivery system. Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, January 16, 1996: US05484400 (377 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for delivering controlled heat independently on separate channels to perform ablation to treat benign prosthetic hypertrophy or hyperplasia (BPH). The dual channel power system provides independent control of radio frequency energy to each of two stylets protruding from a c ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Ronald G Lax, Hugh R Sharkey, Ingemar H Lundquist: Medical probe with biopsy stylet. Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, November 28, 1995: US05470308 (355 worldwide citation)

A medical probe apparatus comprising a catheter having a stylet guide housing with at least one stylet port in a side thereof and a stylet guide for directing a flexible stylet outward through at least one stylet port and through intervening tissue to targeted tissues. The stylet guide has a biopsy ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Ronald G Lax, Hugh R Sharkey: Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, December 31, 1996: US05588960 (301 worldwide citation)

A medical device which includes an elongate probe member sized to be able to enter a urethra of a female human body and having a length so that when the distal extremity is disposed in the vicinity of a target volume of tissue surrounding the urethra the proximal extremity is outside of the urethra. ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Hugh R Sharkey, Ingemar H Lundquist, Ronald G Lax, Bruno Strul: BPH ablation method and apparatus. Vidamed, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, January 31, 1995: US05385544 (289 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus is disclosed for delivering controlled heat to perform ablation to treat the benign prosthetic hypertrophy or hyperplasia (BPH). According to the method and the apparatus, the energy is transferred directly into the tissue mass which is to be treated in such a manner as to ...