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Pflueger Russell, Henry Nita, Steven Bacich, Robert Siegel, Geoffrey Bond, Eugene DeCastro: Ultrasonic angioplasty device incorporating improved transmission member and ablation probe. Baxter International, SonicStar International, Stetina & Brunda, April 19, 1994: US05304115 (358 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic angioplasty device comprising an elongate ultrasound transmission member having a proximal end attachable to an ultrasound generating device and a bulbous distal head or probe formed on the distal end thereof for effecting ablative treatment of an occluding lesion. The ultrasound trans ...


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PFLUEGER RUSSELL D, THOMPSON CHRISTOPHER PAUL: [fr] Appareil pour traiter lapnée du sommeil, [de] Vorrichtung zur Behandlung von Schlafapnoe, [en] Apparatus for treating sleep apnea. QUIESCENCE MEDICAL, February 27, 2013: EP2561842-A1 (6 worldwide citation)

[en] An apparatus is provided for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and the like using an implant within an oropharyngeal region adjacent an anterior longitudinal ligament. The implant (2012) includes an endless loop (2014)defining a curved central region (2018) between first and second regions (2020) ...


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Pflueger Russell, Bacich Steven, Nita Henry, Bond Geoffrey, Siegel Robert J, de Castro Eugene: Ultrasonic angioplasty device incorporating transmission member and ablation probe. Baxter Int, Sonicstar International, Siegel Robert J, April 15, 1998: EP0835644-A2

The device comprises a catheter (12) with an ultrasound transmission member (20) extending through a lumen (14) of the catheter and connected at a proximal end to an ultrasound generating device (24). The member has an enlarged head (22) at the distal end and extending beyond the distal end of the c ...


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Siegel Robert J, Pflueger Russell, Nita Henry, Bacich Steven, Bond Geoffrey, de Castro Eugene: Dispositif dangioplastie comportant un element transmetteur et une sonde pour ablation, Angioplasty device incorporating transmission member and ablation probe. Siegel Robert J, Sonicstar International, Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, SIM & MCBURNEY, July 12, 1992: CA2099011

An ultrasonic angioplasty device comprising anelongate ultrasound transmission member (20) having aproximal end attachable to an ultrasound generatingdevice and a bulbous distal head (22) or probe formed onthe distal end thereof for effecting ablative treatmentof an occluding lesion. The ultrasound ...


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Nita Henry, Pflueger Russell: Instrument dablation par ultrasons adapte au passage dun fil-guide, Ultrasonic ablation device adapted for guidewire passage. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, SIM & MCBURNEY, May 13, 1993: CA2122834

An ultrasonic ablation device for effecting ultrasonic ablation of intravascular obstructions such as plaque or thrombi. The ultrasonic ablation device has a) an elongate catheter body (12), b) a wave guide or ultrasound transmission wire (20) extending through the elongate catheter body (12), and c ...


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Pflueger Russell D, Thompson Christopher Paul: Apparatus and methods for treating sleep apnea. Quiescence Medical, March 25, 2009: EP2037850-A2

Apparatus and methods are provided for treating sleep apnea, snoring, and the like using an implant within an oropharyngeal region adjacent an anterior longitudinal ligament. The implant includes an endless loop defining a curved central region between first and second regions in a horizontal plane. ...


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Pflueger Russell: Magnetic guidewire anchoring apparatus and method for facilitating exchange of an over-the-wire catheter. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, sKOENIG Nathan P, July 18, 1996: WO/1996/021488

A magnetic guidewire anchoring apparatus for deterring longitudinal movement of a guidewire during manipulation or exchange of an over-the-wire catheter. The magnetic guidewire anchoring apparatus may comprise permanent magnet(s) or electromagnet(s), and may incorporate configuration attributes and/ ...


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Hodgson William S, Dhuwalia Jagdish C, Pflueger Russell: Dual coil guidewire with radiopaque distal tip. Baxter International, SCHIFFER Michael C, March 19, 1992: WO/1992/004072

A guidewire (10) having a centrally located core wire (12) about which is mounted a single outer helical coil spring (14). The core wire (12) is typically longer than the outer helical coil spring (14), with the helical coil spring and core wire having common distal ends (20, 22). The spring (14) is ...


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Siegel Robert J, Pflueger Russell, Nita Henry, Bacich Steven, Bond Geoffrey, de, Castro Eugene: Ultrasonic angioplasty device incorporating transmission member and ablation probe. Baxter International, Siegel Robert J, Sonicstar International, SCHIFFER Michael C, July 23, 1992: WO/1992/011815

An ultrasonic angioplasty device (10) comprising an elongate ultrasound transmission member (20) having a proximal end attachable to an ultrasound generating device (24) and a bulbous distal head or probe (22) formed on the distal end thereof for effecting ablative treatment of an occluding lesion. ...


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Nita Henry, Pflueger Russell: Ultrasonic ablation device adapted for guidewire passage. Baxter International, SUN Raymond, May 13, 1993: WO/1993/008750

An ultrasonic ablation device for effecting ultrasonic ablation of intravascular obstructions such as plaque or thrombi. The ultrasonic ablation device has a) an elongate catheter body (12), b) a wave guide or ultrasound transmission wire (20) extending through the elongate catheter body (12), and c ...