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Michael Magers, Steve Yon: System and method for patient temperature control employing temperature projection algorithm. Innercool Therapies, Mayer Fortkort & Williams PC, Mark D Wieczorek Esq, Karin L Willliams Esq, December 13, 2005: US06974463 (83 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention provide a system for temperature control of the human body. The system includes an indwelling catheter with a tip-mounted heat transfer element. The catheter is fluidically coupled to a console that provides a heated or cooled heat transfer working fluid to exchange heat ...


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Juan C Lasheras, Steven A Yon, Michael Magers: Method and apparatus for regulating patient temperature by irrigating the bladder with a fluid. Innercool Therapies, Stuart H Mayer Esq, Karin L Williams Esq, Mayer Fortkort & Williams PC, November 18, 2003: US06648906 (58 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for heating or cooling at least a selected portion of a patient's body. The method begins by inserting a catheter through the urethra and into the bladder of the patient. A heated or chilled fluid is conducted through a supply lumen of the catheter and into th ...


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Juan C Lasheras, Steven A Yon, Michael Magers: Method and apparatus for regulating patient temperature by irrigating the bladder with a fluid. Innercool Therapies, Mark D Wieczorek, July 19, 2005: US06918924 (33 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for heating or cooling at least a selected portion of a patient's body. The method begins by inserting a catheter through the urethra and into the bladder of the patient. A heated or chilled fluid is conducted through a supply lumen of the catheter and into the bla ...


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John D Dobak III, Steven A Yon, Michael Magers: Fever regulation method and apparatus. Innercool Therapies, Mark D Wieczorek, July 1, 2003: US06585752 (32 worldwide citation)

A device and method for providing body cooling for treating fever. The cooling device applies cooling to blood flowing in a vein or artery, e.g., the vena cavae, that is then distributed throughout the body.


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Michael Magers, Steven A Yon: Method for determining the effective thermal mass of a body or organ using cooling catheter. Innercool Therapies, Stuart H Mayer Es, Mayer Fortkort & Williams PC, May 7, 2002: US06383210 (32 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for determining an effective thermal mass of a patient. The effective thermal mass is employed to determine a gain factor used in a feedback control system controlling patient temperature. The method begins by inducing hypothermia or hyperthermia in at least a sele ...


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Michael Magers, Steven A Yon: Method for determining the effective thermal mass of a body or organ using a cooling catheter. Innercool Therapies, Stuart H Mayer Esq, Mayer Fortkort & Williams PC, December 9, 2003: US06660028 (23 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus is provided for determining an effective thermal mass of a patient. The effective thermal mass is employed to determine a gain factor used in a feedback control system controlling patient temperature. The method begins by inducing hypothermia or hyperthermia in at least a sele ...


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Michael Magers: Method and device for patient temperature control employing optimized rewarming. Innercool Therapies, Mayer & Williams PC, Mark D Wieczorek Esq, Kevin L Williams Esq, April 1, 2008: US07351254 (12 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention provide a system for temperature control of the human body. The system includes an indwelling catheter with a tip-mounted heat transfer element. The catheter is fluidically coupled to a console that provides a heated or cooled heat transfer working fluid to exchange heat ...


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Steve A Yon, Michael Magers: System and method for inducing hypothermia with active patient temperature control employing catheter-mounted temperature sensor and temperature projection algorithm. Innercool Therapies, Mayer & Williams PC, Mark D Wieczorek Esq, Karin L Williams Esq, December 2, 2008: US07458984 (9 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention provide a system for temperature control of the human body. The system includes an indwelling catheter with a tip-mounted heat transfer element. The catheter is fluidically coupled to a console that provides a heated or cooled heat transfer working fluid to exchange heat ...


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Michael Magers, Steve Yon: System and method for patient temperature control employing temperature projection algorithm. Innercool Therapies, March 29, 2011: US07914564 (6 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention provide a system for temperature control of the human body. The system includes an indwelling catheter with a tip-mounted heat transfer element. The catheter is fluidically coupled to a console that provides a heated or cooled heat transfer working fluid to exchange heat ...


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Michael Magers: Method and device for patient temperature control employing optimized rewarming. Innercool Therspies, Karin L Williams, Mark D Wieczorek, Mayer Fortkort & Williams, December 14, 2004: US06830581 (6 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention provide a system for temperature control of the human body. The system includes an indwelling catheter with a tip-mounted heat transfer element. The catheter is fluidically coupled to a console that provides a heated or cooled heat transfer working fluid to exchange heat ...



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