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David G Matsuura, Walter D Gillespie, Sheila K Wallin, Kevin G Connors, Edward Bullister: Devices and methods for attenuation of pressure waves in the body. Solace Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 27, 2004: US06682473 (74 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are pressure attenuators, for attenuating pressure changes in an anatomical structure. The attenuators are movable from a first, introduction configuration to a second, implanted configuration. When in the second, implanted configuration, the attenuator attenuates pressure spikes within th ...


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Kevin G Connors, William L Pintauro, Sheila K Wallin, John T Kilcoyne, Hung H Cao, Khoi M Nguyen, Matthew T Yurek: Implantable self-inflating attenuation device. Solace Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 24, 2006: US06988983 (50 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is an attenuation device comprising a flexible housing and a medium capable of transformation to inflate the housing from the first configuration to the second configuration. Also disclose herein are methods of treating a patient, comprising: providing a self-inflating expandable at ...


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Kevin G Connors, William L Pintauro, Sheila K Wallin, John T Kilcoyne, Hung H Cao, Khoi M Nguyen, Matthew T Yurek: Implantable valved pressure attenuation device. Solace Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 20, 2005: US06976950 (50 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are devices for treating symptoms of a urinary tract dysfunction having an expanded volume within the range of from about 1 cc to about 400 cc. In one embodiment, the device comprises a valve having a first membrane and a second membrane with a flow passage therebetween for filling ...


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Kevin G Connors, William L Pintauro, Sheila K Wallin, John T Kilcoyne, Hung H Cao, Khoi M Nguyen, Matthew T Yurek: Treatment of patients with a compressible attenuation device. Solace Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 11, 2006: US07074178 (41 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods of treating a patient, comprising providing a compressible attenuation device that is moveable from a first, introduction configuration to a second, implanted configuration. The attenuation device is introduced into a treatment site. In one embodiment, the treatment site ...


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Kevin G Connors, William L Pintauro, Sheila K Wallin, John T Kilcoyne, Hung H Cao, Khoi M Nguyen, Matthew T Yurek: Method of treating benign hypertrophy of the prostate. AttenueX Technologies, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 30, 2008: US07470228 (31 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods of treating a patient with benign hypertrophy of the prostate, comprising providing a compressible attenuation device that is moveable from a first, introduction configuration to a second, implanted configuration and attenuating a pressure change within the bladder by re ...


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William H Gruber, Ronald D Adams, Kevin G Connors, Geoffrey B Pardo, James Daniel Cole, J Christopher Flaherty: System and methods for preventing intravasation during intrauterine procedures. Interlace Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 27, 2010: US07763033 (29 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, apparatus and devices for performing improved gynecologic and urologic procedures are disclosed. Patient benefit is achieved through improved outcomes, reduced pain, especially peri-procedural pain, and reduced recovery times. The various embodiments enable procedures to be perform ...


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Kevin G Connors, William L Pintauro, Sheila K Wallin, John T Kilcoyne, Hung H Cao, Khoi M Nguyen, Matthew T Yurek: High vapor pressure attenuation device. Solace Therapeutics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 20, 2005: US06976951 (24 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is an attenuation device, comprising a flexible housing and a high vapor pressure media having a vapor pressure approximately equal to the intravesical pressure of the bladder and a permeability of less than 1 ml/day at body temperature through the outer wall of the flexible housing ...


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Donald F Angi, Kevin G Connors, Richard N Lehnhoff, Jack W Savage: Open-loop brushless motor control system. General Motors Corporation, Mark A Navarre, May 12, 1987: US04665350 (24 worldwide citation)

The speed command for an open-loop brushless motor speed control system is overridden whenever the speed of the motor is less than a relatively low reference speed in order to quickly accelerate the motor to a running speed, despite a relatively low speed command. In the event of a motor overcurrent ...


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Kevin G Connors, John Randall Liddicoat: Pressure attenuation device. Attenuex Technologies, Sean Kavanaugh, September 13, 2011: US08016740 (19 worldwide citation)

A therapeutic device is provided. The therapeutic device can include a flexible housing and can be configured to be positioned within an anatomical structure. The therapeutic device can also include at least one high vapor pressure media having a vapor pressure greater than the pressure within the a ...


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Kevin G Connors, William L Pintauro, Sheila K Wallin, John T Kilcoyne, Hung H Cao, Khoi M Nguyen, Matthew T Yurek: Attenuation device for treating glaucoma. Cascade Ophthalmics, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, April 6, 2010: US07691051 (18 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is an attenuation device, comprising a flexible housing and a high vapor pressure media having a permeability of less than 1 ml/day at body temperature through the outer wall of the flexible housing. In one embodiment, the high vapor pressure media comprises perfluorooctylbromide. I ...



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