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Walter M Blume, Gerard H Epplin, Jeffrey M Garibaldi: Device and method for specifying magnetic field for surgical applications. Stereotaxis, Howell & Haferkamp L C, January 11, 2000: US06014580 (190 worldwide citation)

A device and method for specifying the orientation of a magnetic field produced in a patient to aid surgical procedures involving an implanted magnet. The device includes a processor, a pointing device, a magnet assembly generating a magnetic field, a display, and a medical imaging device that provi ...


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Bevil J Hogg, Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Scott G Klimek: Guide for medical devices. Sterotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, March 4, 2003: US06527782 (179 worldwide citation)

A guide for controlling the orientation of a medical device includes a cannula having a lumen therein for the medical device, and a guide member having a passage therein for receiving and directing the medical device, the guide member being movably mounted in the cannula for movement. The guide memb ...


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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Walter M Blume, Gerard H Epplin: Method and apparatus for magnetically controlling endoscopes in body lumens and cavities. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, June 7, 2005: US06902528 (151 worldwide citation)

A magnetically navigable endoscope system includes an endoscope having a proximal end and a distal end, the distal end having a magnetic body; a component which transmits an image, associated with the distal end; a display component for displaying the image; a magnetic field generating apparatus for ...


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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Bevil J Hogg, Roger N Hastings, Brooke Ren: Methods of and compositions for treating vascular defects. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 2, 2002: US06364823 (147 worldwide citation)

Embolic compositions for treating vascular defects such as aneurysms include a mixture of a biocompatible polymer material, a biocompatible solvent, and preferably also an adhesive. The compositions preferably further comprise magnetic particles for controlling the delivery of the embolic agent. The ...


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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Bevil J Hogg, Roger N Hastings, Brooke Ren: Methods of and apparatus for treating vascular defects. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 23, 2002: US06375606 (147 worldwide citation)

A method of and apparatus for treating vascular defects. A catheter having a selectively energizeable coil on its distal end. The catheter is particularly adapted for the delivery of magnetic embolic materials. The coil can be energized to aid in the magnetic navigation of the catheter, to help reta ...


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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Bevil J Hogg, Roger N Hastings, Brooke Ren: Methods of and compositions for treating vascular defects. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 2, 2001: US06296604 (130 worldwide citation)

A magnetic embolic agent for magnetic placement in a vascular defect includes a bicompatible polymer, a solvent, an adhesive, and magnetic particles.


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George T Gillies, Roger N Hastings, Jeffrey M Garibaldi, William C Broaddus: Catheter navigation within an MR imaging device. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 21, 2004: US06834201 (125 worldwide citation)

A method of magnetically manipulating a medical device within a body part of a human patient in conjunction with MR imaging includes applying a navigating magnetic field with magnets from the MR imaging device, and changing the magnetic moment of the medical device to change the orientation of the m ...


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Jeffrey M Garibaldi: Variable stiffness magnetic catheter. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 25, 2003: US06524303 (119 worldwide citation)

A steerable magnetic catheter having a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen therebetween. The catheter has regions of different flexibility along its length. There is a magnetic body adjacent the distal end, which is responsive to an applied magnetic field. The magnetic body is sized and the flex ...


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Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Jonathan C Sell, Roger N Hastings, Andrew F Hall: Magnetically navigated pacing leads, and methods for delivering medical devices. Stereotaxis, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 16, 2004: US06817364 (111 worldwide citation)

A method of placing a pacing lead in the heart includes introducing a distal end of a delivery catheter into the patient's vasculature; magnetically navigating the distal end of the delivery catheter to the patient's heart; deploying a pacing lead from the distal end of the delivery cathet ...


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Rogers C Ritter, Jeffrey M Garibaldi, Charles Wolfersberger, Francis M Creighton, Peter R Werp, Bevil J Hogg, Walter M Blume: Open field system for magnetic surgery. Stereotaxis, HarnessDickey & Pierce, June 5, 2001: US06241671 (109 worldwide citation)

A system of navigating a magnetic medical device within that part of a patient located within an operating region of the system, the system comprising magnets, and preferably electromagnets, arranged to provide a magnetic field sufficient to navigate the magnetic medical device within the operating ...



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