1
Ronald Adams: Non-circular resection device and endoscope. SciMed Life Systems, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, October 7, 2003: US06629630 (431 worldwide citation)

A proximal housing for a full-thickness resection device (FTRD) is provided with a plurality of chambers through which fasteners are introduced into a portion of tissue to be resected. The proximal housing has a noncircular cut-out opposite the plurality of chambers to receive a noncircular endoscop ...


2
Ronald Adams, Michael Banik, Charles Pugsley: Controllable endoscopic sheath apparatus and related method of use. SciMed Life Systems, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, January 30, 2001: US06179776 (413 worldwide citation)

A controllable sheath for optimizing the control of surgical instruments at the operation site includes a flexible sheath surrounding an endoscope and including a lumen extending along the walls of the sheath and adjacent to the endoscope. The lumen permits the passage of surgical instruments from t ...


3
Ronald Adams: Implantable tissue fastener and system for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease. Scimed Life Systems, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, September 5, 2000: US06113609 (406 worldwide citation)

A system including an implantable fastener for fastening layers of tissue is disclosed. In one embodiment, the fastener includes a proximal anchor member and a distal anchor member each being movable from a reduced profile position to a deployed position. The anchor members are mesh structures capab ...


4
Ronald Adams, Michael Banik, Charles Pugsley: Controllable endoscopic sheath apparatus and related method of use. SciMed Life Systems, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, July 13, 2004: US06761685 (367 worldwide citation)

A controllable sheath for optimizing the control of surgical instruments at the operation site includes a flexible sheath surrounding an endoscope and including a lumen extending along the walls of the sheath and adjacent to the endoscope. The lumen permits the passage of surgical instruments from t ...


5
Ronald Adams: Gastrointestinal compression clips. SciMed Life Systems, Kenyon & Kenyon, May 14, 2002: US06387114 (323 worldwide citation)

Medical devices and methods used to cause hemostasis of blood vessels located along the gastrointestinal tract. The medical devices include a clip having a stem, an anchor at a first end of the stem and a bolster at or near a second end of the stem. Methods of deploying the medical devices are discl ...


6
Ronald Adams, Michael Banik, Charles Pugsley: Controllable endoscopic sheath apparatus and related method of use. Scimed Life Systems, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, July 4, 2006: US07070559 (259 worldwide citation)

A controllable sheath for optimizing the control of surgical instruments at the operation site includes a flexible sheath surrounding an endoscope and including a lumen extending along the walls of the sheath and adjacent to the endoscope. The lumen permits the passage of surgical instruments from t ...


7
Ronald Adams: Non-circular resection device and endoscope. SciMed Life Systems, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, November 23, 2004: US06820791 (250 worldwide citation)

A proximal housing for a full-thickness resection device (FTRD) is provided with a plurality of chambers through which fasteners are introduced into a portion of tissue to be resected. The proximal housing has a noncircular cut-out opposite the plurality of chambers to receive a noncircular endoscop ...


8
Ronald Adams: Hemostatic clips. Boston Scientific Corporation, Kenyon & Kenyon, December 14, 1999: US06001110 (211 worldwide citation)

Clips having pseudoelastic properties at body temperature are used to cause hemostatis of blood vessels located along the gastrointestinal tract. Methods for causing the hemostasis of blood vessels and ulcer beds using the clips of the present invention are also disclosed.


9
Ronald Adams: Non-circular resection device and endoscope. Boston Scientific Scimed, Fay Kaplun & Marcin, October 25, 2011: US08043207 (210 worldwide citation)

A proximal housing for a full-thickness resection device (FTRD) is provided with a plurality of chambers through which fasteners are introduced into a portion of tissue to be resected. The proximal housing has a noncircular cut-out opposite the plurality of chambers to receive a noncircular endoscop ...


10
Ronald Adams: Implantable tissue fastener and system for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease. Scimed Life Systems, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, September 10, 2002: US06447533 (186 worldwide citation)

A system including an implantable fastener for fastening layers of tissue is disclosed. In one embodiment, the fastener includes a proximal anchor member and a distal anchor member each being movable from a reduced profile position to a deployed position. The anchor members are mesh structures capab ...