Stephen L Bolea, Robert L Rykhus Jr, Sidney F Hauschild, Johann J Neisz, Mark Polyak, Bradford G Staehle: Retrievable stent and method of use thereof. AMS Research Corporation, Kagan Binder PLLC, November 23, 2004: US06821291 (185 worldwide citation)

A removable stent system and method for extraction of a removable stent from a target site is disclosed. The removable stent includes a removable stent having a collapsible end and a collapsing element configured for coupling with a removal tool. The collapsing element can be configured as a lasso o ...

Sidney F Hauschild, Stephen L Bolea, Johann J Neisz: Method of injecting a drug and echogenic bubbles into prostate tissue. AMS Reseach Corporation, Jose′ W Jimenez, June 14, 2005: US06905475 (104 worldwide citation)

Method and surgical instrument for treating prostate tissue including a surgical instrument having a main body, a needle deployment port, a needle, first and second handles and a lockout release mechanism to limit needle extension. Additionally, a kit includes the surgical instrument, together with ...

Kevin R Arnal, Sidney F Hauschild, Robert E Lund, Suranjan Roychowdhury, David W Vancelette: Surgical implants and related methods and systems. AMS Research Corporation, Jose W Jimenez, Kimberly K Baxter, Gregory L Koeller, May 25, 2010: US07722528 (98 worldwide citation)

Described are surgical implants, tools, systems, and related methods, useful for implantation of surgical implants, such as those used to treat pelvic conditions including but not limited to incontinence; an implant may features such as a stiffened non-flat form; a suture running; a system may inclu ...

Sidney F Hauschild, Stephen L Bolea, Johann J Neisz, Jeffrey A Lechner Riehle, Robert C Grant, Mark Polyak: Foreign body retrieval device and method. AMS Research Corporation, October 12, 2004: US06802846 (85 worldwide citation)

A foreign body retrieval device is disclosed. The device moves between an open position for receiving the foreign body and a closed position for capturing the foreign body. A novel method for retrieving a foreign body such as a stent is also disclosed.

Patricia M Derus, Sidney F Hauschild, Mark Polyak, George Michael Huepenbecker: Switch based spontaneous inflation inhibitor in a pump for an inflation prosthesis. American Medical Systems, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, September 3, 2002: US06443887 (63 worldwide citation)

A pump assembly for a penile implant is provided having a mechanism that prevents spontaneous inflation of the cylinders implanted within the patient. The preventative mechanism includes a switching mechanism for moving a valve into either a closed or an open position. When closed, the locking valve ...

W Scott Andrus, Mark Polyak, Sidney F Hauschild: Apparatus and method for interstitial laser treatment. American Medical Systems, Perer C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Mark Dryer, September 30, 1997: US05672171 (39 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for delivering laser energy to a target through a radiation-transmitting waveguide having a distal end terminating in a tip which is in contact with the target during delivery, while protecting the tip from heat damage, which apparatus comprises a waveguide for transmitting laser radiat ...

Sidney F Hauschild, Vincent G Copa, Kory P Hamel, Adam L Gullickson: Abdominopelvic region male anatomic model. AMS Research Corporation, Jose W Jimenez, Kimberly K Baxter, Gregory L Koeller, June 9, 2009: US07544062 (37 worldwide citation)

Anatomic models of the abdominopelvic region of a male human patient's body to assist in demonstrating or in training medical personnel in microsurgical techniques are disclosed. The anatomic models preferably demonstrate the passage of elongated medical instruments through the perineum to or into t ...

Stephen L Bolea, Thomas B Hoegh, Bruce J Persson, Robert E Atkinson, Sidney F Hauschild, Paula M Kaplan, Brian D Kuhnley, Keith E Jasperson, Wondimeneh Tesfayesus, Christopher K Thorp: Obstructive sleep apnea treatment devices, systems and methods. Apnex Medical, Bookoff McAndrews PLLC, April 23, 2013: US08428727 (29 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, a method for maintaining patency of an upper airway of a patient to treat obstructive sleep apnea may include delivering an electrical stimulation to a portion of a superior laryngeal nerve via a nerve cuff when the nerve cuff is adjacent an external surface of the superior laryng ...

Sidney F Hauschild, John C Hill, Dezso K Levius: American Medical Systems, Peter C Richardson, Lawrence C Akers, Gezina Holtrust, September 17, 1991: US05048510 (27 worldwide citation)

An implantable penile prosthesis comprises a tubular body for implantation in a patient's penis and a fluid reservoir for implantation in a patient's body outside the penis. The tubular body and reservoir are in fluid communication with each other. The tubular body comprises a tubular chamber which ...

Kevin R Arnal, Sidney F Hauschild: Abdominopelvic region surgical training model. AMS Research Corporation, Jose′ W Jimenez, Kimberly K Baxter, Gregory L Koeller, June 30, 2009: US07553159 (24 worldwide citation)

Surgical training models of the abdominopelvic region of male and female human patient's bodies to assist in training an operator in microsurgical techniques are disclosed. The surgical training models may be used in training in implantation of implantable medical devices, e.g., in the performance o ...