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Ohline Robert M, Tartaglia Joseph M, Belson Amir, Roth Alex T, Keller Wade A, Anderson Scott C, Julian Chris A: Tendon-dirven endoscope and methods of insertion. Neoguide Systems, Ohline Robert M, Tartaglia Joseph M, Belson Amir, Roth Alex T, Keller Wade A, Anderson Scott C, Julian Chris A, HAN Johney U, March 11, 2004: WO/2004/019769 (370 worldwide citation)

A steerable, tendon-driven endoscope is described herein. The endoscope has an elongated body with a manually or selectively steerable distal portion and an automatically controlled, segmented proximal portion. The steerable distal portion and the segment of the controllable portion are actuated by ...


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Tartaglia Joseph M, Loeffler Joseph P, Turnlund Todd H: Polymer film for wrapping a stent structure. Advanced Cardiovascular System, June 19, 1996: EP0716836-A1 (293 worldwide citation)

The drug-loaded stent (20) includes an expandable stent structural member (22), and a planar sheet (24) of polymeric material attached (26) to the outside of the expandable stent structural member (22). The polymeric material (24) preferably is bioabsorbable, and loaded or coated with a therapeutic ...


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Tartaglia Joseph M, Keller Wade A, Belson Amir, Ratchford Arthur R: Endoscope with adjacently positioned guiding apparatus. Neoguide Systems, Tartaglia Joseph M, Keller Wade A, Belson Amir, Ratchford Arthur R, MAYER Mika, June 17, 2004: WO/2004/049905 (25 worldwide citation)

An endoscope with guiding apparatus is provided. The endoscope has an elongate body with a steerable distal portion, an automatically controlled portion, a flexible and passively manipulated proximal portion, and an externally controlled and manipulatable guiding apparatus. The guiding apparatus may ...


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OHLINE ROBERT M, TARTAGLIA JOSEPH M, BELSON AMIR, ROTH ALEX T, KELLER WADE A, ANDERSON SCOTT C, JULIAN CHRIS A: Tendon-driven endoscope and methods of insertion, Sehnenbetätigtes Endoskop und Verfahren zum Einsetzen, Endoscope actionné par tendon et procédés dinsertion. INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, January 4, 2012: EP2401954-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

A steerable, tendon-driven endoscope is described herein. The endoscope has an elongated body with a manually or selectively steerable distal portion and an automatically controlled, segmented proximal portion. The steerable distal portion and the segment of the controllable portion are actuated by ...


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Tartaglia Joseph M, Belson Amir, Ohline Robert Matthew: Endoscope with guiding apparatus. Neoguide Systems, December 22, 2004: EP1487318-A2 (1 worldwide citation)

An endoscope with guiding apparatus is described herein. A steerable endoscope is described having an elongate body with a manually or selectively steerable distal portion, an automatically controlled portion, a flexible and passively manipulated proximal portion, and an externally controlled and ma ...


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Tartaglia Joseph M, Loeffler Joseph P, Turnlund Todd H: Polymer film for wrapping a stent structure. Advanced Cardiovascular System, March 21, 2001: EP1084721-A2

The drug-loaded stent includes an expandable stent structural member, and a planar sheet of polymeric material attached to the outside of the expandable stent structural member. The polymeric material preferably is bioabsorbable, and loaded or coated with a therapeutic agent or drug to reduce or to ...


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Zikorus Arthur W, Parker Mark P, Jones Christopher S, Petty Douglas M, Farley Brian E, Tartaglia Joseph M, Henderson Dawn A: Expandable vein ligator catheter and method of use. Vnus Med Tech, September 20, 2000: EP1035796-A2

A catheter (10) includes a plurality of primary leads (30) to deliver energy for ligating a hollow anatomical structure (52). Each of the primary leads (30) includes an electrode (34) located at the working end (15) of the catheter (10). Separation is maintained between the primary leads (30) such t ...


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Tartaglia Joseph M, Keller Wade A, Belson Amir, Ratchford Arthur R: Endoscope with adjacently positioned guiding apparatus. Neoguide Systems, October 5, 2005: EP1581097-A2

An endoscope with guiding apparatus is provided. The endoscope has an elongate body with a steerable distal portion, an automatically controlled portion, a flexible and passively manipulated proximal portion, and an externally controlled and manipulatable guiding apparatus. The guiding apparatus may ...


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Jaffe Ross, Tartaglia Joseph M, Belson Amir: Endoscope having a guide tube. Neoguide Systems, January 26, 2005: EP1499227-A2

An endoscope having a guide tube is described herein. The assembly has an endoscope which is slidably insertable within the lumen of a guide tube. The guide tube is configured to be rigidizable along its entire length from a relaxed configuration. The endoscope has a steerable distal portion to faci ...


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