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Jonathan Kagan, James Balliro, Mitchell Dann, Lee Guterman: Apparatus and methods for treatment of morbid obesity. ValenTx, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 2, 2006: US07037344 (591 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are described for treatment of morbid obesity using minimally invasive techniques. The apparatus includes a system of components that may be used separately or in combination for effectively reducing stomach volume, bypassing a portion of the stomach and/or small intestines, re ...


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Graydon E Beatty, Jonathan Kagan, Jeffrey R Budd: Endocardial mapping system. Endocardial Therapeutics, Merchant Gould Smith Edell, March 29, 1994: US05297549 (303 worldwide citation)

An array of electrode sites are placed in a heart chamber. The shape of the chamber and the location of the electrodes is determined via impedance plethysmography. Electrical measurements taken from the electrode array and referenced to a surface contacting electrode is used to generate a three-dime ...


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Andrew H Cragg, Jonathan Kagan: Methods and apparatus for forming curved axial bores through spinal vertebrae. TranS1, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 14, 2004: US06790210 (240 worldwide citation)

One or more curved axial bore is formed commencing from an anterior or posterior sacral target point and cephalad through vertebral bodies in general alignment with a visualized, trans-sacral axial instrumentation/fusion (TASIF) line in a minimally invasive, low trauma, manner. An anterior axial ins ...


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Jonathan Kagan, Roger White, David L Brumfield: Endoscope for direct visualization of the spine and epidural space. Danek Medical, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, March 14, 1995: US05396880 (229 worldwide citation)

A system for direct visualization of the spine and the epidural and/or intra-discal space to facilitate diagnosis and treatment of spinal conditions and that is adapted for percutaneous introduction into the spinal space. The system includes a disposable flexible catheter, a fiber-optic bundle dispo ...


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Andrew H Cragg, Jonathan Kagan: Methods and apparatus for forming shaped axial bores through spinal vertebrae. TranS1, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 25, 2004: US06740090 (213 worldwide citation)

One or more shaped axial bore extending from an accessed posterior or anterior target point are formed in the cephalad direction through vertebral bodies and intervening discs, if present, in general alignment with a visualized, trans-sacral axial instrumentation/fusion (TASIF) line in a minimally i ...


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Jonathan Kagan, Mitchell Dann, Lee Guterman, Joshua Butters, Paul Swain, T Wade Fallin, Thomas Baldwin: Devices and methods for attaching an endolumenal gastrointestinal implant. ValenTx, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 6, 2011: US08070743 (212 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides devices and methods for attachment of an endoluminal gastrointestinal device, such as an artificial stoma device, a gastrointestinal bypass sleeve device or an attachment cuff, within a patient's digestive tract for treatment of obesity.


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Jonathan Kagan, Graydon E Beatty, Jeffrey R Budd: Heart mapping catheter. Endocardial Therapeutics, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, May 17, 1994: US05311866 (173 worldwide citation)

A mapping catheter assembly 10 including a flexible lead body 12 and a deformable lead body 14. A lumen 22 is provided to accept a reference catheter 18 which includes a distal tip electrode assembly 29. In use an array 16 of electrode sites are deformed into a spherical shape after the assembly is ...


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Jonathan Kagan, James Balliro, Mitchell Dann, Lee Guterman: Gastrointestinal sleeve device and methods for treatment of morbid obesity. ValenTx, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 22, 2007: US07220284 (170 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are described for treatment of morbid obesity using minimally invasive techniques. The apparatus includes a system of components that may be used separately or in combination for effectively reducing stomach volume, bypassing a portion of the stomach and/or small intestines, re ...


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Graydon Ernest Beatty, Jonathan Kagan, Jeffrey Robert Budd: Software for mapping potential distribution of a heart chamber. Endocardial Solutions, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, December 20, 2005: US06978168 (159 worldwide citation)

A computer software program is described that maps the electrical activity of a patient's heart. The software program utilizes inputs from electrodes contained within a heart chamber. Inputs from the electrodes cause the program to calculate the heart chamber volume, and then to determine the positi ...


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Andrew H Cragg, Jonathan Kagan: Balloon catheter for occluding aneurysms of branch vessels. Micro Therapeutics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, August 18, 1998: US05795331 (148 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for delivering occluding agents through an opening in a blood vessel wall and into an aneurysm chamber or a branch vessel by introducing a balloon catheter, inflating the balloon to seal the blood vessel lumen around the vessel opening, and delivering the occluding agent throu ...