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Pflueger Russell, Henry Nita, Steven Bacich, Robert Siegel, Geoffrey Bond, Eugene DeCastro: Ultrasonic angioplasty device incorporating improved transmission member and ablation probe. Baxter International, SonicStar International, Stetina & Brunda, April 19, 1994: US05304115 (358 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic angioplasty device comprising an elongate ultrasound transmission member having a proximal end attachable to an ultrasound generating device and a bulbous distal head or probe formed on the distal end thereof for effecting ablative treatment of an occluding lesion. The ultrasound trans ...


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Russell Pflueger, Henry Nita, Steven Bacich, Robert Siegel, Geoffrey Bond, Eugene DeCastro: Ultrasonic angioplasty device incorporating an ultrasound transmission member made at least partially from a superelastic metal alloy. Baxter International, Stetina Brunda Buyan, Raymond Sun, March 14, 1995: US05397301 (145 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic angioplasty device comprising an elongate ultrasound transmission member having a proximal end attachable to an ultrasound generating device and a bulbous distal head or probe formed on the distal end thereof for effecting ablative treatment of an occluding lesion. The ultrasound trans ...


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Russell Pflueger, Henry Nita, Steven Bacich, Robert Siegel, Geoffrey Bond, Eugene DeCastro: Ultrasonic angioplasty device having surface disruptions. Baxter International, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, July 30, 1996: US05540656 (144 worldwide citation)

An ultrasonic angioplasty device comprising an elongate ultrasound transmission member having a proximal end attachable to an ultrasound generating device and a bulbous distal head or probe formed on the distal end thereof for effecting ablative treatment of an occluding lesion. The ultrasound trans ...


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Christian Lowe, Don Gurskis, Ashish Khera, Monica Barnhart, Steven Bacich, Betsy Swann, Roberto Silva Torres: Deployment actuation system for intrafallopian contraception. Conceptus, Lynn Thompson, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 23, 2004: US06709667 (137 worldwide citation)

Contraceptive methods, systems, and devices generally improve the ease, speed, and reliability with which a contraceptive device can be deployed transcervically into an ostium of a fallopian tube. The contraceptive device may remain in a small profile configuration while a sheath is withdrawn proxim ...


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Julian N Nikolchev, Dai T Ton, Ashish Khera, Donnell W Gurskis, Steven Bacich: Contraceptive transcervical fallopian tube occlusion devices and methods. Conceptus, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 16, 2004: US06705323 (94 worldwide citation)

The invention provides intrafallopian devices and non-surgical methods for their placement to prevent conception. The efficacy of the device is enhanced by forming the structure at least in part from copper or a copper alloy. The device is anchored within the fallopian tube by a lumen-traversing reg ...


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Julian N Nikolchev, Dai T Ton, Ashish Khera, Donnell W Gurskis, Steven Bacich: Contraceptive transcervical fallopian tube occlusion devices and methods. Conceptus, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend & Townsend&CrewLLP, October 21, 2003: US06634361 (91 worldwide citation)

The invention provides intrafallopian devices and non-surgical methods for their placement to prevent conception. The efficacy of the device is enhanced by forming the structure at least in part from copper or a copper alloy. The device is anchored within the fallopian tube by a lumen-traversing reg ...


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Julian N Nikolchev, Dai T Ton, Ashish Khera, Donnell W Gurskis, Steven Bacich: Contraceptive transcervical fallopian tube occlusion devices and methods. Conceptus, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend Townsend & Crew, March 4, 2003: US06526979 (82 worldwide citation)

The invention provides intrafallopian devices and non-surgical methods for their placement to prevent conception. The efficacy of the device is enhanced by forming the structure at least in part from copper or a copper alloy. The device is anchored within the fallopian tube by a lumen-traversing reg ...


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Ashish Khera, Don Gurskis, Dai Ton That, Betsy Swann, Steven Bacich: Insertion/deployment catheter system for intrafallopian contraception. Conceptus, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend & Townsend & Crew, July 20, 2004: US06763833 (81 worldwide citation)

Contraceptive methods, systems, and devices generally improve the ease, speed, and reliability with which a contraceptive device can be deployed transcervically into an ostium of a fallopian tube. A distal portion of the contraceptive device can function as a guidewire. The proximal portion may rema ...


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Paul C Nardella, Thomas A Wrublewski, Piush Vidyarthi, Trinh N Nguyen, Dai T Ton, Steven Bacich: Electrosurgical instrument. Medical Scientific, Conceptus, Nutter McClennen & Fish, June 27, 2000: US06080152 (63 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument includes an electrode assembly having an electrode mechanically interlocked with a non-conductive body to as to form a gap therebetween. In one embodiment, complimentary surface features of the respective electrode and the non-conductive body interlock the components of ...


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Julian N Nikolchev, Dai T Ton, Ashish Khera, Donnell W Gurskis, Steven Bacich: Contraceptive transcervical fallopian tube occlusion devices and methods. Conceptus, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend & Townsend & Crew, February 3, 2004: US06684884 (63 worldwide citation)

The invention provides intrafallopian devices and non-surgical methods for their placement to prevent conception. The efficacy of the device is enhanced by forming the structure at least in part from copper or a copper alloy. The device is anchored within the fallopian tube by a lumen-traversing reg ...