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Michael Biggs, Bryan Loomas, Steven Masterson, Keith M Burger, Dave Haugaard, James M Davenport, John Arthur Ross: Method and assembly for lung volume reduction. Broncus Technologies, Sanjay S Bagade, July 29, 2003: US06599311 (348 worldwide citation)

Methods and assemblies for reducing the volume of a lung. A plurality of anchors are anchored at different positions in the lung. A cord is attached to each of the anchors. The anchors are drawn towards one another via the cords to cause the lung to collapse, thus compressing the tissue in the lung ...


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Christopher James Danek, Bryan Loomas, Michael Biggs, Keith M Burger, Dave Haugaard, Thomas Keast, John Arthur Ross, Michael D Laufer: Devices for modification of airways by transfer of energy. Asthmatx, Levine Bagade Han, September 16, 2008: US07425212 (177 worldwide citation)

This relates to a device for treating lung disease, and more particularly, relates to a device for exchanging energy with airway tissue such as that found in the airways of human lungs. The exchange of energy with this airway tissue in the airways reduces the ability of the airways to constrict and/ ...


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Christopher James DANEK, Bryan E Loomas, Michael Biggs, Keith M Burger, Dave Haugaard, Thomas M Keast, John Arthur Ross, Michael D Laufer: Devices for modification of airways by transfer of energy. Asthmatx, Asthmatx, c o LEVINE BAGADE HAN, May 24, 2007: US20070118184-A1

This relates to methods and devices for treating reversible chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and more particularly, relates to a device for exchanging energy with airway tissue such as that found in the airway of human lungs. The exchange of energy with this airway tissue in the airways reduce ...


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Joel D Cooper, Bryan Loomas, Don Tanaka, David Thompson, Gary Kaplan, Dave Haugaard, Thomas Keast, John Arthur Ross: Conduits for maintaining openings in tissue. Morrison & Foerster, April 11, 2002: US20020042565-A1

The devices and methods disclosed herein are directed to altering gaseous flow within a lung to improve the expiration cycle of, for instance, an individual having Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. More particularly, these devices and methods produce and to maintain collateral openings or chann ...


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Christopher James Danek, Bryan Loomas, Michael Biggs, Keith M Burger, Dave Haugaard, Thomas Keast, John Arthur Ross, Michael D Laufer: Bipolar devices for modification of airways by transfer of energy. Asthmatx, Perkins Coie, March 12, 2009: US20090069797-A1

This relates to a device for treating lung disease, and more particularly, relates to a device for exchanging energy with airway tissue such as that found in the airways of human lungs. The exchange of energy with this airway tissue in the airways reduces the ability of the airways to constrict and/ ...