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Phillip M Olsen, Maria B Ellsberry, David C Hovda, Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers: Methods for tissue resection, ablation and aspiration. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, February 20, 2001: US06190381 (398 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within or on a patient's body. In particular, methods and apparatus are provided for resecting, cutting, partially ablating, aspirating or otherwise removing tissue from a target s ...


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Phillip M Olsen, Maria B Ellsberry, David C Hovda, Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers: Systems for tissue resection, ablation and aspiration. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, May 29, 2001: US06238391 (323 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within or on a patient's body. In particular, methods and apparatus are provided for resecting, cutting, partially ablating, aspirating or otherwise removing tissue from a target s ...


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Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers, Maria B Ellsberry, David C Hovda: Systems and methods for electrosurgical endoscopic sinus surgery. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, August 29, 2000: US06109268 (303 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within the head and neck of a patient's body, particularly including tissue in the ear, nose and throat. The present invention applies high frequency (RF) electrical energy to one or mo ...


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David C Hovda, Maria B Ellsberry, Philip E Eggers, Hira V Thapliyal: Systems and methods for electrosurgical sinus surgery. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, April 25, 2000: US06053172 (282 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within the head and neck of a patient's body, particularly including tissue in the ear, nose and throat. The present invention applies high frequency (RF) electrical energy to one or mo ...


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Terry S Davison, Phillip M Olsen, Maria B Ellsberry, Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers: Systems for tissue ablation and aspiration. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, October 2, 2001: US06296638 (260 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within or on a patient's body. In particular, methods and apparatus are provided for resecting, cutting, partially ablating, aspirating or otherwise removing tissue from a target s ...


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David C Hovda, Maria B Ellsberry, Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers: Methods for electrosurgical treatment of intervertebral discs. Arthrocare Corporation, John T Raffle, July 24, 2001: US06264650 (258 worldwide citation)

Systems, apparatus and methods for ablation, resection, aspiration, collagen shrinkage and/or hemostasis of tissue and other body structures in open and endoscopic spine surgery. In particular, the present invention includes a channeling technique in which small holes or channels are formed within s ...


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Phillip M Olsen, Maria B Ellsberry, David C Hovda, Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers: Systems and methods for tissue resection, ablation and aspiration. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, Sanjay S Bagade, November 19, 2002: US06482201 (239 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within or on a patient's body. In particular, methods and apparatus are provided for resecting, cutting, partially ablating, aspirating or otherwise removing tissue from a target s ...


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David C Hovda, Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers, Maria B Ellsberry: Methods for electrosurgical treatment of turbinates. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, May 16, 2000: US06063079 (234 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within the head and neck of a patient's body, particularly including tissue in the ear, nose and throat. In one aspect, a method is provided for reducing the volume of enlarge swollen t ...


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Ronald A Underwood, Maria B Ellsberry: Method for treating obstructive sleep disorder includes removing tissue from the base of tongue. Arthrocare Corporation, Richard R Batt, August 15, 2006: US07090672 (232 worldwide citation)

A method for treating obstructive sleep disorders includes accessing the interior of the tongue through an incision made in the skin in the vicinity of the jaw of a patient; advancing an instrument through the incision into the interior of the tongue; and removing an amount of tissue from the interi ...


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David C Hovda, Maria B Ellsberry, Philip E Eggers, Hira V Thapliyal: Systems and methods for electrosurgical treatment of obstructive sleep disorders. Arthrocare, Richard R Batt, November 7, 2006: US07131969 (230 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within the head and neck of a patient's body, particularly including tissue in the ear, nose and throat. The present invention applies high frequency (RF) electrical energy to one or mo ...