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Scott E Jahns, David E Francischelli, Alison A Lutterman, James R Keogh, Roderick E Briscoe, William G O Neill, Jack Goodman, Tom P Daigle, Paul T Rothstein, Adam A Podbelski, Stephen J Roddy, David J S Kim, Mark R Bilitz: Electrosurgical hemostat. Medtronic, Tom Berry, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, August 1, 2006: US07083620 (398 worldwide citation)

A hemostat-type device for ablative treatment of tissue, particularly for treatment of atrial fibrillation, is constructed with features that provide easy and effective treatment. A swiveling head assembly can allow the jaws to be adjusted in pitch and roll. Malleable jaws can permit curved lesion s ...


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William E Sidor Jr, Carolyn Bocheff, John D Hall, Gregory Marini, Jack Goodman: Intravascular seal with mesh reinforcement and method for using same. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Michael J Jaro, Daniel W Latham, November 19, 2002: US06482214 (120 worldwide citation)

An intravascular device is provided. The device comprises a sealing member, the member including a mesh material and a gripping element operatively attached to the sealing member, the gripping element operatively adapted to allow a user to position the sealing member to seal a blood vessel. Methods ...


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Makoto Inaba, Masaaki Hayashi, Toshihiko Hashiguchi, Hiroki Hibino, Hiroyuki Sasa, David E Barlow, Yutaka Ohshima, Kohichiro Ishihara, Yutaka Yanagawa, Motoyuki Tagawa, Shuichi Takayama, Takashi Tsukaya, Frank Klosterman, Jack Goodman: Radioactive ray detecting endoscope. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein Kubovcik & Murray, February 26, 1991: US04995396 (100 worldwide citation)

A radioactive ray detecting endoscope comprises an elongated insertable part, an ultrasonic imaging apparatus provided in the tip part of the insertable part for transmitting ultrasonic waves toward an observed part, for receiving echoes from the observed part by these ultrasonic waves, and for outp ...


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Jack Goodman, Arthur Zimmet: Extravasation detection electrode patch. E Z EM, McAulay Nissen Goldberg Kiel & Hand, October 12, 1999: US05964703 (69 worldwide citation)

A medical extravasation device has an electrode patch that can attach to the skin for sensing electrical information. Tissue impedance is calculated from the electrode patch signals. The patch has elongate pick-up electrodes inboard of elongate energizing electrodes. The measuring zone determined by ...


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Eric Boone, Jack Goodman, John D Hall, William G O&apos Neill, Vincent J Testa, Eric Vroegop, Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F GrĂ¼ndeman: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Michael J Jaro, Stephen W Bauer, October 15, 2002: US06464629 (63 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method and apparatus for performing beating heart surgery, in which a single articulating arm supports multiple suction pods. Once the suction pods are applied to the heart surface, tightening a cable fixes the arm in place. Then, the suction pods may be spread apart from each oth ...


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N Leigh Anderson, Norman G Anderson, Jack Goodman: Automated system for two-dimensional electrophoresis. Large Scale Biology Corporation, Rothwell Figg Ernst & Kurz p c, November 30, 1999: US05993627 (58 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an integrated, fully automated, high-throughput system for two-dimensional electrophoresis comprised of gel-making machines, gel processing machines, gel compositions and geometries, gel handling systems, sample preparation systems, software and methods. The system is ...


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Lloyd Jack Goodman, Chai Pin Chiu, Abhay W Watwe, Ram Viswanath: Heat sink with a heat pipe for spreading of heat. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, February 20, 2001: US06189601 (52 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a heat sink for cooling and electronic device. The heat sink includes a member, and a heat pipe secured to the member. The member has a first portion, a second portion, and a plurality of fins on the second portion. The heat pipe has a first, evaporator section and a second, c ...


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Jack Goodman: Liquid transfer device. Eric P Schellin, September 6, 1994: US05343909 (50 worldwide citation)

A liquid transfer device including a holder for a pipette array. A flexible preformed membrane having cups is over the proximal openings of the pipettes and sandwiched therebetween with a housing with the cups extending into the proximal openings of the pipettes. A vacuum drawn in the housing everts ...


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Jack Goodman, Tom Daigle, Douglas H Gubbin, David J S Kim: Apparatus for temporarily engaging body tissue. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, March 15, 2005: US06866628 (41 worldwide citation)

An improved tissue engagement device such as a suction stabilizer or retractor. The stabilizer or retractor is provided with one or more suction pods mounted to the distal end of a flexible arm. The flexible arm is coupled to a base assembly, which attaches the arm to an associated retractor or othe ...


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Eric Boone, Jack Goodman, John D Hall, Vincent J Testa, Eric Vroegop, William G O&apos Neill, Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F GrĂ¼ndeman: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Daniel W Latham, May 25, 2004: US06740028 (25 worldwide citation)

The invention is a method and apparatus for performing beating heart surgery, in which a single articulating arm supports multiple suction pods. Once the suction pods are applied to the heart surface, tightening a cable fixes the arm in place. Then, the suction pods may be spread apart from each oth ...