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James W Vetter: Methods and devices for removing tissue from a patient and placing a marker in the patient. ENCAPSULE MEDICAL, January 26, 2016: US09241691

The device is used to remove tissue from a patient and to also place a marker in the patient. The device has an opening through which tissue enters the device. The tissue which enters the opening is cut and the tissue is removed. The device may be used a number of times to remove a number of tissue ...


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James W Vetter, Ary S Chernomorsky, Christopher Daniel, Mark J Clifford, Scott C Anderson: Methods and devices for removing tissue from a patient. Darren Bechtel, Merchant & Gould P C, July 4, 2017: US09693757

The present invention is directed to tissue removal devices and methods. A tubular element having an open distal end is advanced into tissue so that tissue enters the tubular element. The tissue, which entered the tubular element is cut to separate the tissue from the surrounding tissue. The tissue ...


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James W Vetter, Scott C Anderson, Jordan S Tuttle, Daniel M Brounstein: ENCAPSULE MEDICAL, December 20, 2016: US09521992

A needle is used to mark a tissue area of interest. The needle may have one or more indicators which indicate selected angular orientations relative to the needle. The indicators may also be coupled to anchors which are deployed in the tissue to anchor the needle in the tissue. The needle may be pos ...


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James W Vetter, Ary S Chernomorsky, Mark J Clifford, Dan Brounstein, Scott C Anderson: Methods and devices for cutting and collecting soft tissue. ENCAPSULE MEDICAL, Scott M Smith, March 28, 2017: US09603586

Devices and methods for cutting and collecting a specimen from a mass of tissue. The device may include an integrated cut and collect assembly. The integrated cut and collect assembly includes a cutting portion and a collection portion that includes a flexible membrane. The collection portion of the ...


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Mark J Clifford, Scott C Anderson, James W Vetter, Daniel M Brounstein, Ary S Chernomorsky: Methods and devices for cutting and collecting soft tissue. Rubicor Medical, Young Law Firm, A Professional Corporation, December 23, 2004: US20040255739-A1

Devices and methods for collecting or cutting and collecting a specimen from a mass of tissue within a patient. The device may include a specimen collection assembly including a flexible membrane that isolates collected specimen from the surrounding tissue. The collection device may also include str ...


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James W Vetter, Scott C Anderson, Jordan S Tuttle, Daniel M Brounstein: Rubicor Medical, Young Law Firm, A Professional Corporation, April 22, 2004: US20040077971-A1

A needle is used to mark a tissue area of interest. The needle may have one or more indicators which indicate selected angular orientations relative to the needle. The indicators may also be coupled to anchors which are deployed in the tissue to anchor the needle in the tissue. The needle may be pos ...


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Scott C Anderson, Daniel M Brounstein, Ary S Chernomorsky, Mark J Clifford, James W Vetter: Excisional devices having selective cutting and atraumatic configurations and methods of using same. Rubicor Medical, Young Law Firm, A Professional Corporation, May 6, 2004: US20040087872-A1

Surgical devices include a selectively cutting and atraumatic distal tip that is configured to assume a first configuration in which cutting surface or surfaces thereof are effective to cut tissue and a second configuration in which the cutting surface or surfaces thereof are ineffective to cut tiss ...


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Enrique J Klein, T Daniel Gross, Tomoaki Hinohara, James W Vetter: Device and method for suturing tissue. Steven F Weinstock, Abbott Laboratories, September 23, 2004: US20040186487-A1

Systems for suturing a tissue layer having two sides with a suture by releasably retaining at least a portion of the suture in a stationary position on one side of the tissue layer. The portion of the suture is retrieved through the tissue layer from the opposite side whereby the suture is drawn fro ...


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Roberta Lee, James W Vetter: Excisional biopsy devices and methods. Rubicor Medical, Young Law Firm, A Professional Corporation, September 9, 2004: US20040176789-A1

An excisional biopsy device includes a tubular member having a window near a distal tip thereof; a cutting tool, a distal end of the cutting tool being attached near the distal tip of the tubular member, at least a distal portion of the cutting tool being configured to selectively bow out of the win ...


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Roberta Lee, James W Vetter, Ary S Chernomorsky: Methods and systems for in situ tissue marking and orientation stabilization. Rubicor Medical, Young Law Firm, A Professional Corporation, February 3, 2005: US20050027291-A1

A method of marking an orientation of a cut specimen of tissue prior to excision thereof from a body includes steps of disposing a tissue-marking probe in the body adjacent the cut specimen, the tissue-marking probe including a tissue-marking tool configured to selectively mark the cut specimen. A s ...