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Scott E Jahns, Greg P Werness, Jon M Ocel, David Lipson, Donald N Jensen, David E Francischelli, James R Keogh: Suction stabilized epicardial ablation devices. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Daniel W Latham, May 6, 2003: US06558382 (388 worldwide citation)

A suction assisted ablation device having a support surface, suction elements disposed adjacent the support surface, at least one electrode and at least one suction conduit is provided. The device may further include fluid openings, which allow fluid to irrigate target tissue and aid in ablation. A ...


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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 (384 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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Michael R S Hill, Scott E Jahns, James R Keogh: Method and system for nerve stimulation prior to and during a medical procedure. Medtronic, Cardinal Law Group, September 10, 2002: US06449507 (332 worldwide citation)

A method of performing a medical procedure, such as surgery, is provided. A nerve is stimulated in order to adjust the beating of the heart to a first condition, such as a stopped or slowed condition. The medical procedure is performed on the heart or another organ. The stimulation of the nerve is s ...


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David E Francischelli, Scott E Jahns, James R Keogh: System and method for assessing transmurality of ablation lesions. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Daniel W Latham, June 24, 2003: US06584360 (270 worldwide citation)

A device for monitoring temperature generated by an ablation apparatus on organic tissue is provided. The device comprises a temperature sensing pad; and an output device to receive and display a representation of a lesion found on the ablated organic tissue. Ablation systems incorporating the devic ...


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Michael R S Hill, Scott E Jahns, James R Keogh, David E Euler, Michael R Ujhelyi, Nancy J Rakow: Method and system for endotracheal/esophageal stimulation prior to and during a medical procedure. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Daniel W Latham, March 11, 2003: US06532388 (262 worldwide citation)

A method of performing a medical procedure, such as surgery, is provided. A nerve is stimulated to adjust the beating of the heart to a first condition, such as a stopped or slowed condition. The medical procedure is performed on the heart or another organ. The stimulation of the nerve is stopped to ...


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David E Francischelli, Roderick E Briscoe, Paul T Rothstein, David Jin Sung Kim, James R Keogh, Tom P Daigle, Adam A Podbeliski, Stephen J Roddy, Steve Christian, Brian Ross, James Skarda, Scott E Jahns, Alison Lutterman: Electrosurgical hemostat. Medtronic, June 21, 2011: US07963963 (249 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. The device may include a swiveling head assembly that allows the jaws to be adjusted in pitch and/or roll. The device ma ...


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Michael R S Hill, Scott E Jahns, James R Keogh: Method and system for sensing cardiac contractions during vagal stimulation-induced cardiopalegia. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Daniel W Latham, September 30, 2003: US06628987 (245 worldwide citation)

A system of performing a medical procedure, such as surgery, is provided. The system comprises a sensor to sense a state of cardiac tissue, such as an impending contraction and an indicator to indicate the state of the cardiac tissue. Methods and devices for performing the medical procedure are also ...


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Michael R S Hill, Scott E Jahns, James R Keogh, David E Euler, Michael R Ujhelyi, Nancy J Rakow, Michael A Colson: Method and system for endotracheal/esophageal stimulation prior to and during a medical procedure. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Daniel W Latham, May 11, 2004: US06735471 (233 worldwide citation)

A method of performing a medical procedure, such as surgery, is provided. A nerve is stimulated in order to adjust the beating of the heart to a first condition, such as a stopped or slowed condition. The medical procedure is performed on the heart or another organ. The stimulation of the nerve is s ...


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Michael R S Hill, Scott E Jahns, James R Keogh: Method and system for nerve stimulation prior to and during a medical procedure. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Daniel W Latham, April 6, 2004: US06718208 (222 worldwide citation)

A method of performing a medical procedure, such as surgery, is provided. A nerve is stimulated in order to adjust the beating of the heart to a first condition, such as a stopped or slowed condition. The medical procedure is performed on the heart or another organ. The stimulation of the nerve is s ...


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Scott E Jahns, Greg P Werness, Jon M Ocel, David Lipson, Donald N Jensen, David E Francischelli, James R Keogh: Suction stabilized epicardial ablation devices. Medtronic, Thomas G Berry, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, May 3, 2005: US06887238 (205 worldwide citation)

A suction assisted ablation device having a support surface, suction elements disposed adjacent the support surface, at least one electrode and at least one suction conduit is provided. The device may further include fluid openings, which allow fluid to irrigate target tissue and aid in ablation. A ...