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Peter J Wilk: Method for closing off lower portion of heart ventricle. Wilk Patent Development Corporation, R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, William J Sapone, August 17, 2004: US06776754 (101 worldwide citation)

A cardiac insert or implant is deployed in a patient's heart so as to reduce ventricular volume, thereby improving cardiac function. The insert or implant may be a compressive device such as a tensile member inserted into the patient's heart, and thereafter operated or deployed to bring op ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Surgical retrieval assembly and associated method. Wilk & Nakao Medical Technology Incorporated, R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, June 2, 1998: US05759187 (99 worldwide citation)

A method for removing a polyp from a patient utilizes (i) a flexible conductive cauterization loop and (ii) a flexible auxiliary loop to which a flexible web member is connected to define an expandable pocket, the cauterization loop and the auxiliary loop being disposed in a common tubular member. U ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Surgical retrieval assembly and related method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, April 13, 1993: US05201740 (99 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument assembly for use in snare cauterization operations comprises a tubular sheath member, a metallic cauterization loop, and a metal wire operatively connected to the loop, the wire passing longitudinally through the sheath. An electrical supply is operatively connectable to the wi ...


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Peter J Wilk: Method and apparatus for inhibiting catheter sepsis. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, August 16, 1994: US05338308 (99 worldwide citation)

An assembly for inhibiting catheter sepsis comprises an intravenous catheter inserted through a skin surface at an insertion point, a patch attached to the skin surface about the insertion point so as to cover a region of the skin surface and a segment of the catheter at the skin surface, and an anc ...


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Charles L Knoll, Eugene Wexler, Peter J Wilk: Catheter assembly and related method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, September 7, 1993: US05242398 (99 worldwide citation)

A catheter assembly comprises a catheter and a sheath enclosing the catheter to preserve the sterility thereof, the sheath being provided with a plurality of fold lines which form accordion-like pleats to enable a collapse of the sheath at a point of insertion of the catheter into a patient. The she ...


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Peter J Wilk: Ultrasonic medical system and associated method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, October 31, 2000: US06139499 (98 worldwide citation)

A medical apparatus includes an ultrasonic probe having an ultrasonic wave emitter and an ultrasonic wave sensor. The probe is movable along a skin surface of a patient in pressure-wave transmitting contact with that skin surface. An ultrasonic frequency generator is operatively connected to the wav ...


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Peter J Wilk: Device and related method for reducing swelling of hemorrhoidal tissues. F Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, November 23, 1993: US05263926 (97 worldwide citation)

A device for reducing swelling of hemorrhoidal tissues comprises an at least partially hollow body member, a hypertonic solution contained in the body member, and a semipermeable membrane defining a wall or surface of the body member. The membrane is positioned along the body member so that the memb ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Surgical retrieval assembly and associated method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, April 21, 1998: US05741271 (96 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument assembly for a snare cauterization operation comprises a tubular member having a diameter sufficiently small so that the tubular member can be inserted through a biopsy channel of a flexible endoscope. Multiple endoscopic instrument including a cauterization loop, a flexible we ...


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Peter J Wilk, Mitchell N Essig: Medical treatment method. R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, May 15, 2001: US06231496 (95 worldwide citation)

In a sterilization method a plethora of magnetizable metal particles are deposited into a uterus of a living female organism. Subsequently, a magnet is placed near an external skin surface of the female organism near the uterus to thereby cause at least some of the metal particles to embed in a myom ...


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Naomi L Nakao, Peter J Wilk: Polyp retrieval assembly with separable web member. Wilk & Nakao Medical Technology, R Neil Sudol, Henry D Coleman, January 23, 1996: US05486182 (94 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument assembly for use in snare cauterization operations includes a tubular sheath member, a cauterization loop, and a wire operatively connected to the loop, the wire passing longitudinally through the sheath. An electrical supply is connected to the wire for feeding an electrical c ...