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James Baker: RF apparatus for controlled depth ablation of soft tissue. Dorsal Med International, Haynes & Davis, May 7, 1996: US05514130 (528 worldwide citation)

An RF ablation apparatus has a delivery catheter with a delivery catheter lumen and a delivery catheter distal end. A first RF electrode is positioned in the delivery catheter lumen. The first RF electrode has a distal end, RF conductive surface, and a lumen. A second RF electrode has a distal end. ...


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Stuart D Edwards, James Baker, Bruno Strul, Ronald G Lax: RF treatment apparatus. ZoMed International, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, February 4, 1997: US05599345 (523 worldwide citation)

An RF treatment apparatus includes a catheter with a catheter lumen. A removable needle electrode is positioned in the catheter lumen in a fixed relationship to the catheter. The needle electrode includes a needle lumen and a needle electrode distal end. A removable introducer is slidably positioned ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Kee S Lee, James Baker, Bruno Strul: Thin layer ablation apparatus. Vidacare, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 24, 1996: US05558672 (455 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus has an expandable member that is inserted into an organ of a body and ablates all or a selected portion of the inner layer of the organ. Electrolytic solution fills the expandable member, and the expandable member includes a plurality of apertures from which electrolytic soluti ...


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Stuart D Edwards, James Baker, Bruno Strul, Ronald G Lax: RF treatment system. ZoMed International, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, February 4, 1997: US05599346 (298 worldwide citation)

An RF treatment system includes first and second catheters with first and second needle electrodes positioned at least partially in lumens of the first and second catheters. Each electrode is surround by a insulator sleeve which is slideable along the electrode and defines an ablation surface. An RF ...


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Csaba Truckai, James Baker, Bruno Strul, John H Shadduck: Electrosurgical jaw structure for controlled energy delivery. SurgRx, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 6, 2007: US07186253 (264 worldwide citation)

A working end of a surgical instrument that carries first and second jaws for delivering energy to tissue. In a preferred embodiment, at least one jaw of the working end defines a tissue-engagement plane that contacts the targeted tissue. The cross-section of the engagement plane reveals that it def ...


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James Baker: RF method for controlled depth ablation of soft tissue. Oratec Interventions, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, July 28, 1998: US05785705 (261 worldwide citation)

An RF ablation apparatus has a delivery catheter with a delivery catheter lumen and a delivery catheter distal end. A first RF electrode is positioned in the delivery catheter lumen. The first RF electrode has a distal end, RF conductive surface, and a lumen. A second RF electrode has a distal end. ...


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James Baker, John M Horwood, David J Woollons, Nicola L Prosser, David B Shaw, Anthony W T Whistance: Ambulatory cardiac diagnostic units having means for inhibiting pacemaker response. Young & Thompson, November 16, 1993: US05261401 (253 worldwide citation)

The diagnostic unit 1 consists of a microprocessor-based control section 5, a data memory 6 and a pacemaker 7. The control section 5 monitors heart action using the intracardiac electrogram and a second signal representative of intracardiac pressure. It detects events of interest to clinicians inclu ...


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James Baker, Stuart D Edwards, Chris Jones, Kee S Lee, Phillip Sommer, Bruno Strul: Thin layer ablation apparatus. Stuart D Edwards, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, November 19, 1996: US05575788 (217 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus for ablating an inner layer in an organ or lumen of a body, or any desired thin layer, includes an expandable member made of a material with a porous exterior surface. An electrolytic solution, housed in an interior of the expandable member, releases electrolytic solution throu ...


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Stuart D Edwards, James Baker, Hugh Sharkey, Ronald G Lax: Cell necrosis apparatus. Rita Medical Systems, Jacqueline F Mahoney, Peter J Dehlinger, Perkins Coie, May 27, 2003: US06569159 (179 worldwide citation)

A cell necrosis apparatus comprises an elongated delivery device including a lumen and an energy delivery device. The energy delivery device includes at least a first and a second RF electrode each with a tissue piercing distal portion. The first and second RF electrodes are positionable in the elon ...


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Stuart D Edwards, James Baker, Bruno Strul, Ronald G Lax: RF treatment apparatus. Rita Medical Systems, Jacqueline F Mahoney, Peter J Dehlinger, Perkins Coie, December 16, 2003: US06663624 (159 worldwide citation)

An RF treatment apparatus includes a catheter with a catheter lumen. A removable needle electrode is positioned in the catheter lumen in a fixed relationship to the catheter. The needle electrode includes a needle lumen and a needle electrode distal end. A removable introducer is slidably positioned ...