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Phillip M Olsen, Maria B Ellsberry, David C Hovda, Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers: Methods for tissue resection, ablation and aspiration. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, February 20, 2001: US06190381 (398 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within or on a patient's body. In particular, methods and apparatus are provided for resecting, cutting, partially ablating, aspirating or otherwise removing tissue from a target s ...


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Phillip M Olsen, Maria B Ellsberry, David C Hovda, Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers: Systems for tissue resection, ablation and aspiration. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, May 29, 2001: US06238391 (323 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within or on a patient's body. In particular, methods and apparatus are provided for resecting, cutting, partially ablating, aspirating or otherwise removing tissue from a target s ...


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Phillip M Olsen, Stephen M Brunell, Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers: Methods for electrosurgical dermatological treatment. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, April 3, 2001: US06210402 (289 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location on an external body surface, such as skin tissue removal and/or collagen shrinkage in the epidermis or dermis, e.g., the removal of pigmentations, vascular lesions (e.g., leg veins), scars, tattoos, etc. ...


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Terry S Davison, Phillip M Olsen, Maria B Ellsberry, Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers: Systems for tissue ablation and aspiration. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, October 2, 2001: US06296638 (260 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within or on a patient's body. In particular, methods and apparatus are provided for resecting, cutting, partially ablating, aspirating or otherwise removing tissue from a target s ...


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Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers, Katherine M Williams, Michael A Baker, Phillip M Olsen: Electrosurgical systems and methods for the removal of pacemaker leads. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, February 6, 2001: US06183469 (250 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to systems, methods and apparatus for removing implanted objects from a patient's body, particularly implanted endocardial or epicardial pacemaker leads and transvenous defibrillation leads from a patient's heart. In one aspect of the invention, an electro ...


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Phillip M Olsen, Maria B Ellsberry, David C Hovda, Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers: Systems and methods for tissue resection, ablation and aspiration. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, Sanjay S Bagade, November 19, 2002: US06482201 (239 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within or on a patient's body. In particular, methods and apparatus are provided for resecting, cutting, partially ablating, aspirating or otherwise removing tissue from a target s ...


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Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers, Katherine M Williams, Michael A Baker, Phillip M Olsen: Electrosurgical method for the removal of pacemaker leads. Arthrocare Corporation, John T Raffle, April 30, 2002: US06379351 (218 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to systems, methods and apparatus for removing implanted objects from a patient's body, particularly implanted endocardial or epicardial pacemaker leads and transvenous defibrillation leads from a patient's heart. In one aspect of the invention, an electro ...


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Christopher L Willink, Phillip M Olsen, Terry S Davison, Jimmy V Ngo, Hira V Thapliyal, Philip E Eggers: Systems for tissue ablation and aspiration. ArthroCare Corporation, John T Raffle, July 3, 2001: US06254600 (203 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for selectively applying electrical energy to a target location within or on a patient's body. In particular, methods and apparatus are provided for resecting, cutting, partially ablating, aspirating or otherwise removing tissue from a target s ...


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Terry S Davison, Jean Woloszko, Phillip M Olsen, Philip E Eggers, Hira V Thapliyal: Systems and methods for electrosurgical tissue contraction. Arthrocare Corporation, Richard R Batt, August 22, 2006: US07094215 (138 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for performing electrosurgical interventions, such as selectively contracting soft collagen tissue and other body structures, while limiting thermal damage or molecular dissociation of such tissue and limiting the thermal damage to tissue adjacent to and underlying t ...


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David Hung, Christopher G M Ken, Xuanmin He, Phillip M Olsen, Julian Nikolchev, Shawn O&apos Leary, Pam Sayavong: Pro Duct Health, Banner & Witcoff, July 2, 2002: US06413228 (108 worldwide citation)

The invention provides methods, devices and systems for collecting breast ductal fluid comprising cellular material and other useful markers for analysis. The methods typically comprise access of at least one breast duct and collecting materials from that duct separate from all other ducts in the br ...