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Steven A Daniel, Daniel J Balbierz, Robert D Russell, Robert Pearson, Andres Tamayo, Takehito Jimbo, Karen Frischmeyer: Bone-treatment instrument and method. Rita Medical Systems, Jacqueline F Mahoney, Peter J Dehlinger, Perkins Coie, September 23, 2003: US06622731 (453 worldwide citation)

Ablation devices and associated methods are provided for use in palliative treatment of a bone tumor on or in a compact bone region. The bone treatment devices include an elongate probe having a distal end. A proximal end of the probe supports placement in a location at or adjacent to the bone tumor ...


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Steven A Daniel, David L Morris: Thermal coagulation of tissue during tissue resection. Resect Medical, Courtney Staniford & Gregory, May 29, 2007: US07223264 (186 worldwide citation)

Methods for performing coagulation necrosis of biological tissue are provided. The methods include configuring electrode arrays to provide balanced energy density in target tissue volumes using two or more pair of electrodes. The electrode array configuration includes at least one of irregular spaci ...


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Robert M Pearson, Steven A Daniel, Daniel J Balbierz, Theodore C Johnson, Zia Yassinzadeh: Impedance controlled tissue ablation apparatus and method. Angiodynamics, Perkins Coie, March 18, 2008: US07344533 (165 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for carrying our thermal ablation of target tissue is disclosed. The apparatus includes an RF ablation device having a multi-electrode electrode assembly designed to be deployed in target tissue, defining a selected-volume tissue region to be ablated, and having infusion chann ...


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Richard L Mueller, U Hiram Chee, Steven A Daniel, Amr Salahieh, Robert LaDuca, Lauren K Lundquist, Richard D Phipps, Daniel S Brown: Non-deforming deflectable multi-lumen catheter. Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, April 29, 2003: US06554794 (165 worldwide citation)

A non-deforming deflectable multi-lumen catheter with an outer jacket having a deflectable distal end portion, an eccentric pull wire lumen, coil and shim embedded therein. The deflectable distal portion optionally having one or more transaxial notches in the external surface of the outer jacket. A ...


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Steven A Daniel, Daniel J Balbierz, Robert D Russell, Robert Pearson, Andres Tamayo, Takehito Jimbo, Karen Frischmeyer: Bone-treatment instrument and method. Rita Medical Systems, Jacqueline F Mahoney, Peter J Dehlinger, Perkins Coie, September 19, 2006: US07108696 (137 worldwide citation)

Ablation devices and associated methods are provided for use in palliative treatment of a bone tumor on or in a compact bone region. The bone treatment devices include an elongate probe having a distal end. A proximal end of the probe supports placement in a location at or adjacent to the bone tumor ...


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David L Morris, Steven A Daniel, Daniel J Balbierz: Tissue surface treatment apparatus and method. AngioDynamics, Abelman Frayne & Schwab, Harry K Ahn, September 9, 2008: US07422586 (130 worldwide citation)

A tissue surface reatment apparatus includes a housing having a proximal end, a distal end including a tissue contacting surface, an interior defined by the housing and a handpiece coupled to the housing. The contactine surface has a plurality of apertures. An energy delivery device including an ele ...


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Steven A Daniel, David L Morris: Apparatus and method for tissue resection. Resect Medical, Courtney Staniford & Gregory, March 7, 2006: US07008421 (122 worldwide citation)

A tissue ablation system is described that generates a uniform avascular plane of coagulated tissue to aid in the bloodless or near-bloodless resection of various biological tissues from a variety of organs. The tissue ablation system includes an energy director guide and two or more sets of bipolar ...


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Steven A Daniel, Stuart D Harman, Timothy C Reynolds: Viewing surgical scope for minimally invasive procedures. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ilene Lapidus Janofsky, Ross M Carothers, January 16, 2001: US06174307 (115 worldwide citation)

A viewing and treatment apparatus for performing minimally invasive surgery through an opening in a patient's chest, the apparatus includes a visualization scope with an elongated portion and a distal end, and a working device such as a tissue ablation energy delivery device. The working device ...


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Steven A Daniel, Stuart D Harman, Timothy C Reynolds: Viewing surgical scope for minimally invasive procedures. Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Ray Shahani, Ilene Lapidus Janofsky, July 10, 2001: US06258083 (113 worldwide citation)

A viewing and treatment apparatus for performing minimally invasive surgery through an opening in a patient's chest, the apparatus includes a visualization scope with an elongated portion and a distal end, and a working device such as a tissue ablation energy delivery device. The working device ...


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Gail Stevens, Todd A Thompson, Steven A Daniel, Robert D Warner: Intrauterine ablation system. Gynecare, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 1, 1998: US05800493 (110 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, and method for endometrial ablation by heating an inflation medium within a distensible bladder positioned within a uterus of a patient. The apparatus comprises an elongate tubular member, a handle, a distensible bladder and a heating element disposed within said distensible bladder. T ...