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Ronald G French, Sunmi K Chew, Hanson S Gifford, Bernard H Andreas: Pericardium reinforcing devices and methods of using them. Morrison & Foerster, March 27, 2003: US20030060895-A1

This is a surgical device and a method of using it. In particular, the device is one for reinforcing the pericardial sac surrounding the heart to assist in the treatment of congestive heart failure. The device, generically, is an enclosure having an interior and an exterior. The interior surface is ...


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Gary Weller, Craig Gerbi, James Gannoe, Mark E Deem, Douglas S Sutton, Hanson S Gifford, Bernard H Andreas, Ronald G French: Overtube apparatus for insertion into a body. Johney U Han, Morrison & Foerster, April 3, 2003: US20030065359-A1

An overtube apparatus for insertion into a body is described herein. The assembly includes an overtube having a lumen defined throughout. The distal end of the overtube member has two or more windows in apposition configured to draw in tissue via a vacuum. A drive tube, which also defines a lumen, i ...


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Mark E Deem, Douglas S Sutton, Hanson S Gifford, Bernard H Andreas, Ronald G French: Obesity treatment tools and methods. Satiety, Fulwider Patton, October 25, 2007: US20070250083-A1

Various obesity treatment tools and methods are described herein, as well as treatments for other gastric-related diseases, e.g., GERD. Treatment includes reducing the size of the stomach pouch to limit the caloric intake as well as to provide an earlier feeling of satiety. This may be done by creat ...


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Mark E Deem, Douglas S Sutton, Hanson S Gifford, Bernard H Andreas, Ronald G French: Obesity treatment tools and methods. Fulwider Patton, December 6, 2007: US20070282349-A1

Various obesity treatment tools and methods are described herein, as well as treatments for other gastric-related diseases, e.g., GERD. Treatment includes reducing the size of the stomach pouch to limit the caloric intake as well as to provide an earlier feeling of satiety. This may be done by creat ...


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Mark E Deem, Douglas S Sutton, Hanson S Gifford, Bernard H Andreas, Ronald G French: Obesity treatment tools and methods. Fulwider Patton, September 20, 2007: US20070219570-A1

Various obesity treatment tools and methods are described herein, as well as treatments for other gastric-related diseases, e.g., GERD. Treatment includes reducing the size of the stomach pouch to limit the caloric intake as well as to provide an earlier feeling of satiety. This may be done by creat ...


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Gary Weller, Craig Gerbi, James Gannoe, Mark E Deem, Douglas S Sutton, Hanson S Gifford, Bernard H Andreas, Ronald G French: Overtube apparatus for insertion into a body. Fulwider Patton, June 29, 2006: US20060142787-A1

An overtube apparatus for insertion into a body is described herein. The assembly includes an overtube having a lumen defined throughout. The distal end of the overtube member has two or more windows in apposition configured to draw in tissue via a vacuum. A drive tube, which also defines a lumen, i ...


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Mark E Deem, Douglas S Sutton, Hanson S Gifford III, Bernard H Andreas, Ronald G French: Obesity treatment tools and methods. Satiety, June 23, 2011: US20110152899-A1

Various obesity treatment tools and methods are described herein, as well as treatments for other gastric-related diseases, e.g., GERD. Treatment includes reducing the size of the stomach pouch to limit the caloric intake as well as to provide an earlier feeling of satiety. This may be done by creat ...


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Ronald G French, Sunmi K Chew, Hanson S Gifford III, Bernard H Andreas: PERICARDIUM REINFORCING DEVICES AND METHODS FOR USING THEM. The Foundry, July 12, 2012: US20120178988-A1

A surgical device for reinforcing the pericardial sac surrounding the heart to assist in the treatment of congestive heart failure includes an enclosure having an interior and an exterior. The interior surface limits adhesions or accepts ingrowth with the myocardial tissue of the epicardium. The ext ...