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Kurt Amplatz, Frank Kotula, Rudy A Mazzocchi: Snare-type probe. Microvena Corporation, Fredrikson & Byron, December 15, 1992: US05171233 (467 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a snare for intravascular use having an elongate proximal member and a loop-shaped distal segment oriented at an angle to the adjacent portion of the proximal member. The snare may be formed of a superelastic shape memory alloy, which permits the distal segment to be c ...


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James G Skakoon, Robert Wharen, Matthew S Solar, Kari Parmer, Rudy A Mazzocchi, John David, Frank Murdock, David Hatcher, Thomas I Miller, Timothy Alan Parmer, Charles L Truwit: Deep organ access device and method. Image Guided Neurologics, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, June 26, 2007: US07235084 (159 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods provide accurate targeting, placement, and/or stabilization of an electrode or other instrument(s) into the brain or other body organ, such as to treat severe tremor or other neurological disorders. Targeting is performed using any form of image-guidance, including real-time MRI, ...


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Rudy A Mazzocchi, Thomas I Miller, Kari Parmer, Timothy Alan Parmer, Matthew S Solar: System and method of minimally-invasive exovascular aneurysm treatment. Image Guided Neurologics, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, September 21, 2004: US06793664 (94 worldwide citation)

This document discusses an exovascular approach to treating an aneurysm using a minimally-invasive instrument guided by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), or another suitable imaging device. A trajectory guide entry device assists in targeting the aneurysm and determining th ...


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Rudy A Mazzocchi, Matthew S Solar, Thomas B Freeman: Trajectory guide with angled or patterned lumens or height adjustment. Medtronic, University of South Florida Research Foundation, Harness Dickey & Pierce, March 1, 2011: US07896889 (66 worldwide citation)

This document discusses trajectory guides that include an instrument guide with at least one lumen angled with respect to an orthogonal or other through-axis. In one example, patterned lumens on the instrument guide provide a mirror image pattern of trajectory axes intersecting a target plane. In an ...


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James G Skakoon, Robert Wharen, Matthew S Solar, Kari Parmer, Rudy A Mazzocchi, John David, Frank Murdock, David Hatcher, Thomas I Miller, Timothy Alan Parmer, Charles L Truwit: Deep organ access device and method. Image guided Neurologics, Schwegman Lundberg Woessner & Kluth P A, April 17, 2007: US07204840 (54 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods provide accurate targeting, placement, and/or stabilization of an electrode or other instrument(s) into the brain or other body organ, such as to treat severe tremor or other neurological disorders. Targeting is performed using any form of image-guidance, including real-time MRI, ...


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James G Skakoon, Robert Wharen, Matthew S Solar, Kari Parmer, Rudy A Mazzocchi, John David, Frank Murdock, David Hatcher, Thomas I Miller, Timothy Alan Parmer, Charles L Truwit: Device for immobilizing a primary instrument and method therefor. Medtronic, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 16, 2014: US08911452 (12 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods provide accurate targeting, placement, and/or stabilization of an electrode or other instrument(s) into the brain or other body organ, such as to treat severe tremor or other neurological disorders. Targeting is performed using any form of image-guidance, including real-time MRI, ...


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James G Skakoon, Robert Wharen, Matthew S Solar, Kari Parmer, Rudy A Mazzocchi, John David, Frank Murdock, David Hatcher, Thomas I Miller, Timothy Alan Parmer, Charles L Truwit: Device for immobilizing a primary instrument and method therefor. Medtronic, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 9, 2010: US07828809 (12 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods provide accurate targeting, placement, and/or stabilization of an electrode or other instrument(s) into the brain or other body organ, such as to treat severe tremor or other neurological disorders. Targeting is performed using any form of image-guidance, including real-time MRI, ...


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James G Skakoon, Robert Wharen, Matthew S Solar, Kari Parmer, Rudy A Mazzocchi, John David, Frank Murdock, David Hatcher, Thomas I Miller, Timothy Alan Parmer, Charles L Truwit: Device for immobilizing a primary instrument and method therefor. Medtronic, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Harness Dickey & Pierce, October 19, 2010: US07815651 (12 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods provide accurate targeting, placement, and/or stabilization of an electrode or other instrument(s) into the brain or other body organ, such as to treat severe tremor or other neurological disorders. Targeting is performed using any form of image-guidance, including real-time MRI, ...


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James G Skakoon, Robert Wharen, Matthew S Solar, Kari Parmer, Rudy A Mazzocchi, John David, Frank Murdock, David Hatcher, Thomas I Miller, Timothy Alan Parmer, Charles L Truwit: Device for immobilizing a primary instrument and method therefor. Medtronic, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Harness Dickey & Pierce, November 16, 2010: US07833231 (12 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods provide accurate targeting, placement, and/or stabilization of an electrode or other instrument(s) into the brain or other body organ, such as to treat severe tremor or other neurological disorders. Targeting is performed using any form of image-guidance, including real-time MRI, ...


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James G Skakoon, Robert Wharen, Matthew S Solar, Kari Parmer, Rudy A Mazzocchi, John David, Frank Murdock, David Hatcher, Thomas I Miller, Timothy Alan Parmer, Charles L Truwit: Sheath assembly for an access device and method therefor. Medtronic, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Harness Dickey & Pierce, December 28, 2010: US07857820 (10 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods provide accurate targeting, placement, and/or stabilization of an electrode or other instrument(s) into the brain or other body organ, such as to treat severe tremor or other neurological disorders. Targeting is performed using any form of image-guidance, including real-time MRI, ...