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Stuart D Edwards, Kee S Lee, James Baker, Bruno Strul: Thin layer ablation apparatus. Vidacare, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 24, 1996: US05558672 (461 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus has an expandable member that is inserted into an organ of a body and ablates all or a selected portion of the inner layer of the organ. Electrolytic solution fills the expandable member, and the expandable member includes a plurality of apertures from which electrolytic soluti ...


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Rob Pearson, Steve A Daniel, Daniel J Balbierz, Kee S Lee, Jessica Liang, Martha Getaneh: Tissue ablation apparatus and method. Rita Medical Systems, Jacqueline F Mahoney, Peter J Dehlinger, Perkins Coie, January 9, 2007: US07160296 (312 worldwide citation)

A tissue-ablation method and apparatus are disclosed. The apparatus includes a plurality of RF ablation electrodes, and a plurality of sensor elements, each movable from retracted to deployed positions in a tissue to be ablated. A control device in the apparatus is operatively connected to the elect ...


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James Baker, Stuart D Edwards, Chris Jones, Kee S Lee, Phillip Sommer, Bruno Strul: Thin layer ablation apparatus. Stuart D Edwards, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, November 19, 1996: US05575788 (219 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus for ablating an inner layer in an organ or lumen of a body, or any desired thin layer, includes an expandable member made of a material with a porous exterior surface. An electrolytic solution, housed in an interior of the expandable member, releases electrolytic solution throu ...


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Ingemar H Lundquist, Stuart D Edwards, James A Baker Jr, Christopher S Jones, Phillip R Sommer, Kee S Lee: Transurethral needle ablation device and method for the treatment of the prostate. Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, September 16, 1997: US05667488 (85 worldwide citation)

A transurethral needle ablation device for use with the human hand for radio frequency ablation of a target volume in the tissue of a prostate of a human male having a bladder with a base and a penis with a urethra therein formed by a urethral wall extending into the base of the bladder along a long ...


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Gregory M Hyde, Jon A Becker, Kee S Lee: Fixed wire catheter exchange device. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Crosby Heafey Roach & May, June 7, 1994: US05318527 (63 worldwide citation)

A system for removing an in-place intravascular device such as a catheter or guidewire from a patient's body lumen such as from a coronary artery and advancing a catheter or other similar device through the vascular system until its distal end is located at a desired location within the vascular sys ...


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Ingemar H Lundquist, Stuart D Edwards, James A Baker Jr, Christopher S Jones, Phillip R Sommer, Kee S Lee: Transurethral needle ablation device and method for the treatment of the prostate. Vidamed, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, September 15, 1998: US05807309 (59 worldwide citation)

A transurethral needle ablation device for use with the human hand for radio frequency ablation of a target volume in the tissue of a prostate of a human male having a bladder with a base and a penis with a urethra therein formed by a urethral wall extending into the base of the bladder along a long ...


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Kee S Lee, Daniel Balbierz, Edward J Gough: Cell necrosis apparatus. Rita Medical Systems, Joel M Harris, December 11, 2001: US06330478 (57 worldwide citation)

A cell necrosis apparatus includes an introducer with a distal end sufficiently sharp to penetrate tissue. An energy delivery device has a first set of RF electrodes and a second set of RF electrodes. Each RF electrode of the first and second sets has a tissue piercing distal end and is positionable ...


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Kee S Lee, Daniel Balbierz: Cell necrosis apparatus. Rita Medical Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, May 22, 2001: US06235023 (45 worldwide citation)

A cell necrosis apparatus includes an introducer with a distal end sufficiently sharp to penetrate tissue. An energy delivery device has a first set of RF electrodes, a second set of RF electrodes and a third RF electrode. Each of electrodes has a tissue piercing distal end and is positionable in th ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Kee S Lee, James Baker, Bruno Strul: Thin layer ablation apparatus. Vidacare, Michael A Glenn, November 13, 2001: US06315776 (43 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus has an expandable member that is inserted into an organ of a body and ablates all or a selected portion of the inner layer of the organ. Electrolytic solution fills the expandable member, and the expandable member includes a plurality of apertures from which electrolytic soluti ...


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Kee S Lee, Daniel Balbierz: Cell necrosis apparatus and method. Rita Medical Systems, Jacqueline F Mahoney, Peter J Dehlinger, Perkins Coie, April 22, 2003: US06551311 (24 worldwide citation)

A cell necrosis apparatus includes an introducer with a distal end sufficiently sharp to penetrate tissue, an energy delivery including a plurality of electrodes and a slidable sensing member. Each electrode of the plurality of electrodes has a tissue piercing distal end and is positionable in the i ...