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Thomas J Fogarty, David B Willis, Thomas A Howell, George D Hermann, Peter M Wilson, M Elizabeth Bush: Device for accurately marking tissue. Thomas J Fogarty, Morrison & Foerster, June 18, 2002: US06405733 (235 worldwide citation)

This invention is an improved tissue localizing device for fixedly yet removably marking a volume of tissue containing a suspect region for excision without penetrating that volume. This invention also encompasses methods for deployment of the localizing device and its excision along with the marked ...


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D Laksen Sirimanne, Natalie V Fawzi, Douglas S Sutton, Gail Lebovic, Stanley R Conston, Peter M Wilson: Subcutaneous cavity marking device and method. Vivant Medical, Morrison & Foerster, April 16, 2002: US06371904 (219 worldwide citation)

This is a subcutaneous cavity marking devices and methods. More particularly, upon insertion into a body, the cavity marking device and method enable one to determine the center, orientation, and periphery of the cavity by radiographic, mammographic, echogenic, or other non-invasive imaging techniqu ...


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Mark E Deem, Bernard H Andreas, Sunmi Chew, Antony J Fields, Ronald French, Hanson S Gifford III, Ronald R Hundertmark, Alan R Rapacki, Douglas S Sutton, Peter M Wilson: Methods and devices for use in performing pulmonary procedures. Emphasys Medical, Heller Ehrman White & McAuliffe, February 24, 2004: US06694979 (159 worldwide citation)

An implantable flow control element is provided which prevents air from entering an isolated portion of a patient's lung. The element may permit air to escape from the isolated portion so that the element acts like a valve. Systems for implanting pulmonary devices are also provided.


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Peter M Wilson, Antony J Fields, Hanson S Gifford III, John G McCutcheon, Michael J Hendrickson, Alan R Rapacki, David R Tholfsen, Michael S Barrett, Ronald Hundertmark, Donald Sutton: Bronchial flow control devices and methods of use. Emphasys Medical, Fish & Richardson P C, Fred C Hernandez, Stephanie L Seidman, September 13, 2005: US06941950 (147 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods and devices for regulating fluid flow to and from a region of a patient's lung, such as to achieve a desired fluid flow dynamic to a lung region during respiration and/or to induce collapse in one or more lung regions. An identified region of the lung is targeted for treatment, ...


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Bernard H Andreas, Sunmi Chew, Anton J Fields, Ronald R Hundertmark, Alan R Rapacki, Peter M Wilson: Methods and devices for use in performing pulmonary procedures. Emphasys Medical, Fish & Richardson P C, Fred C Hernandez, June 14, 2005: US06904909 (136 worldwide citation)

An implantable flow control element is provided which prevents air from entering an isolated portion of a patient's lung. The element may permit air to escape from the isolated portion so that the element acts like a valve. Systems for implanting pulmonary devices are also provided.


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Thomas J Fogarty, David B Willis, Thomas A Howell, George D Hermann, Peter M Wilson, Elizabeth M Bush, Steven W Kim, Roman Turovskiy: Device for accurately marking tissue. Thomas J Fogarty, Morrison & Foerster, June 22, 2004: US06752154 (130 worldwide citation)

This invention is an improved tissue localizing device for fixedly yet removably marking a volume of tissue containing a suspect region for excision. This invention also encompasses methods for deployment of the localizing device and its excision along with the marked tissue volume. At least one loc ...


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Thomas J Fogarty, David B Willis, Thomas A Howell, George D Hermann, Peter M Wilson, M Elizabeth Bush: Device for accurately marking tissue. Thomas J Fogarty, Morrison & Foerster, April 20, 2004: US06722371 (84 worldwide citation)

This invention is an improved tissue localizing device for fixedly yet removably marking a volume of tissue containing a suspect region for excision. This invention also encompasses methods for deployment of the localizing device and its excision along with the marked tissue volume. At least one loc ...


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Peter M Wilson, Antony J Fields, Hanson S Gifford III, John G McCutcheon, Michael J Hendricksen, Alan R Rapacki, David R Tholfsen, Michael S Barrett, Ronald Hundertmark, Douglas Sutton: Bronchial flow control devices and methods of use. Pulmonx Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 21, 2010: US07854228 (25 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for lung volume reduction of a patient are described. The methods include implanting a flow control device in a bronchial passageway of the lung. The flow control device regulates fluid flow through the bronchial passageway and includes a valve protector that at least partially s ...


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Randal S Baker, James A Foote, Paul R Kemmeter, Frederick J Walburn, Peter M Wilson, Adam I Lehman, Barry J Smith, Robert J Chappolini: Bariatric device and method. BFKW, Gardner Linn Burkhart & Flory, September 10, 2013: US08529431 (11 worldwide citation)

A bariatric device and method of causing weight loss in a recipient includes providing a bariatric device having an esophageal member, a cardiac member and a connector connected with the esophageal member and the cardiac member. The esophageal member has an esophageal surface that is configured to g ...


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Richard A Pletcher, David J D Souza, Peter M Wilson, Myung Ryul Jang: Method and system for providing a common operating system. Microsoft Corporation, Merchant & Gould, Ryan T Grace, October 28, 2008: US07444621 (11 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing a common operating system feature set for supporting a variety of operating system configurations is described. The common operating system feature set is organized to provide a minimal memory footprint applicable to a number of devices and methods of deployment. Th ...