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Gerard Hascoet, Francois Lacoste, Muriel Cathaud, Jean Marie Jacomino, Marian Devonec, Paul Perrin: Method and apparatus for the surgical treatment of tissues by thermal effect, and in particular the prostate, using a urethral microwave-emitting probe means. Technomed International, Cohen Pontani Lieberman Pavane, August 10, 1993: US05234004 (193 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the surgical treatment of tissues by thermal effect, in particular the prostate, is disclosed comprising a urethral emitting probe having a front end capable of being inserted in the urethra, provided with a microwave antenna located intermediate or in the vicinity of the front end, ...


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Francois Lacoste, Marian Devonec, Muriel Cathaud: Method of automatically measuring the volume of a tumor or of a gland, in particular the prostate, a measuring device, and a method and apparatus constituting and application thereof. Technomed International, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, January 12, 1993: US05178148 (105 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a measuring method for automatically measuring the volume of a tumor or of a gland, and also to a measuring device. The measuring device comprises an endocavitary detector probe, in particular a transrectal probe, display means, the display means including an image-forming s ...


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Gerard Hascoet, Francois LaCoste, Muriel Cathaud, Jean Marie Jacomino, Marian Devonec, Paul Perrin: Method and apparatus for the surgical treatment of tissues by thermal effect, and in particular the prostate, using a urethral microwave-emitting probe means. Technomed Medical Systems, Cohen Pontani Lieberman Pavane, January 2, 1996: US05480417 (97 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the surgical treatment of tissues by thermal effect, in particular prostate, is disclosed comprising a urethral emitting probe having a front end and a rear end, capable of being inserted in the urethra, provided with microwave antenna located intermediate or in the vicinity of said ...


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Gerard Hascoet, Francois Lacoste, Muriel Cathaud, Marian Devonec, Paul Perrin: Urethral probe and apparatus for the therapeutic treatment of the prostate by thermotherapy. Technomed Medical Systems, Cohen Pontani Lieberman & Pavane, April 23, 1996: US05509929 (90 worldwide citation)

A urethral probe having a front part and a rear part, and a microwave antenna connected to an external device for generating microwaves. The microwave antenna has its primary active heating part arranged in the urethral probe to be directed onto the prostatic tissues located at least at the level of ...


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Francois Lacoste, Marian Devonec, Muriel Cathaud: Arm having an end movable in translation, and therapeutic treatment apparatus constituting an application thereof. Technomed International, Cohen Pontani Lieberman Pavane, December 15, 1992: US05170790 (67 worldwide citation)

A positioning device for positioning an instrument in three dimensions, the device comprising at least one arm which is essentially rigid having a first end and a second end, the second end being hinged relative to a support stand via at least one hinge axis, and said instrument being mounted on a s ...


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Marian Devonec, Les Sherwood, Joe Desmond: Detachable catheter apparatus. Oliff & Berridge, March 2, 1999: US05876417 (43 worldwide citation)

A detachable catheter apparatus that conveys a fluid includes a tube assembly and an insertion device. The tube assembly extends along a longitudinal axis and includes a distal tube section having a closed end and an opposite opened end, a proximal tube section having a first end and an opposite sec ...


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Marian Devonec: Method for therapeutic treatment of an obstructed natural canal. Oliff & Berridge, February 21, 1995: US05391196 (32 worldwide citation)

An obstructed canal of the human or animal body delimited by a wall is treated by: (a) selectively damaging extrinsic tissue by introducing a controlled dose of ionizing or non-ionizing treatment energy in order to necrose at least a part of the tissue; (b) fitting a prosthesis into the natural cana ...


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Muriel Cathaud, Marian Devonec: Transrectal probe. Technomed International, Cohen Pontani Lieberman Pavane, April 11, 1995: US05404881 (28 worldwide citation)

A device constituting a transrectal probe comprises a probe body made of a flexible self-supporting polymer material whose degree of flexibility is designed to enable it to comply with the shape of the rectum while having substantially no compression effect on the rectum when inserted therein; the d ...


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Marian Devonec: Therapeutic device for the selective cytoreduction treatment of an obstruction. Oliff & Berridge, May 29, 2001: US06238368 (22 worldwide citation)

Therapeutic device intended for the selective cytoreductive treatment of an obstruction in a natural lumen or passage of the human or animal body, said lumen being obstructed by the effect of a local cell proliferation, said device comprising a tubular element, in particular of cylindrical shape, in ...


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Marian Devonec: Prostatic stent and a detachable catheter apparatus comprising the same. Oliff & Berridge, December 6, 2011: US08070825 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an endo-prostatic stent and a detachable catheter apparatus including the same, allowing the correct positioning of the stent using tactile feed-back of the operator during insertion i.e. without the need for any imaging means like endoscopy or sonography.