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Carlson John, Tsuji Craig K, Masterson Steven P, Orth Michael J: Apparatus employing conformable sleeve for providing percutaneous access. Innerdyne Medical, November 17, 1999: EP0956060-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for introducing articles and surgical instruments to target body cavities, utilize conformable sleeves which are percutaneously positioned within the cavity. Articles (44) may then be passed directly through the conformable sleeve (12) without use of a rigid cannula, either by pu ...


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MASTERSON STEVEN P , HANNAMAN ANDREW W , BERNARD ROBERT M : [de] VERBESSERTES GERÄT FÜR DIE ELEKTRISCH VERMITTELTE ABGABE VON THERAPEUTIKA, [en] IMPROVED APPARATUS FOR ELECTRICALLY MEDIATED DELIVERY OF THERAPEUTIC AGENTS, [fr] APPAREIL AMELIORE POUR UNE ADMINISTRATION ELECTRIQUEMENT MEDIEE DAGENTS THERAPEUTIQUES. ICHOR MEDICAL SYSTEMS  , October 14, 2015: EP2929909-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

[en] Apparatus for the delivery of an electrical field which facilitates the intracellular delivery of a therapeutic agent to a predetermined site within the tissue of a patient. The apparatus will comprise a plurality of penetrating electrodes arranged in a predetermined spatial relationship, each ...


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Masterson Steven P, Hannaman Andrew W, Bernard Robert M: Improved apparatus for electrically mediated delivery of therapeutic agents. Ichor Medical Systems, Masterson Steven P, Hannaman Andrew W, Bernard Robert M, WESEMAN James C, September 22, 2005: WO/2005/087311 (2 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for the delivery of an electrical field which facilitates the intracellular delivery of a therapeutic agent to a predetermined site within the tissue of a patient. The apparatus will comprise a plurality of penetrating electrodes arranged in a predetermined spatial relationship, each elect ...


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Carlson John E, Deckamn Robert K, Masterson Steven P, Palermo Thomas J, Tsuji Draig K: Radially expandable access system having disposable and reusable components. Innerdyne Medical, March 31, 1999: EP0904016-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

An access system comprises a radially expandable sleeve (10), a pneumoperitoneum needle (20), a cannula assembly (40), and an obturator (60). Methods for reconstructing and reusing the access system comprises replacing the radially expandable sleeve (10), and cannula valve cap (46) components of the ...


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Orth Michael J, Carlson John E, Dubrul William R, Masterson Steven P: Device and method for accessing a body cavity. Innerdyne Medical, July 5, 2000: EP1015069-A1 (1 worldwide citation)

This invention is devices and methods for providing access to a body cavity without substantial loss of inflation gas therein. The device comprises an access assembly (10) that may have a tubular member (12), at least one sleeve (16) coaxially disposed over the tubular member (12), a pneumo-stasis v ...


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Bernard Robert M, Hannaman Andrew W, Bernard Brady M, Masterson Steven P: Method and apparatus for delivery of therapeutic agents. Ichor Medical Systems, Bernard Robert M, Hannaman Andrew W, Bernard Brady M, Masterson Steven P, WESEMAN James C, October 23, 2003: WO/2003/086534 (1 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for the reproducible, consistent and efficacious delivery of a therapeutic agent to a patient. The invention comprises means for the controlled administration of the therapeutic agent (30) through an orifice to the patient, a plurality of penetrating electrodes (56) arranged wit ...


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Woloszko Jean, Davison Terry S, Ormsby Theodore C, Willink Christopher L, Masterson Steven P, Hovda David C, Thapliyal Hira V, Eggers Philip E: Electrosurgical apparatus and methods for ablating tissue. Arthrocare, March 12, 2003: EP1289438-A1

Electrosurgical methods, systems, and apparatus for the controlled ablation of tissue from a target site of a patient. An electrosurgical instrument includes a working portion having a plurality of working zones differentiated according to their relative rates of aspiration and ablation. The instrum ...


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ORTH MICHAEL J, CARLSON JOHN E, DUBRUL WILLIAM R, MASTERSON STEVEN P: [fr] Dispositif pour laccès à une cavité corporelle, [de] Vorrichtung fur den Zugang zu einer Körperhöhle, [en] Device for accessing a body cavity. TYCO HEALTHCARE, October 28, 2009: EP2111807-A2

[en] This application relates to devices for providing access to a body cavity without substantial loss of inflation gas therein. The device comprises an access assembly (10) that may have a tubular member (12), at least one sleeve (16) coaxially disposed over the tubular member (12), a pneumostasis ...


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Bernard Robert M, Hannaman Andrew W, Bernard Brady M, Masterson Steven P: Method and apparatus for delivery of therapeutic agents. Ichor Medical Systems, January 19, 2005: EP1496986-A1

Method and apparatus for the reproducible, consistent and efficacious delivery of a therapeutic agent to a patient. The invention comprises means for the controlled administration of the therapeutic agent (30) through an orifice to the patient, a plurality of penetrating electrodes (56) arranged wit ...