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Theodore C Johnson, Daniel J Balbierz, Robert Pearson: Method for detecting and treating tumors using localized impedance measurement. Rita Medical Systems, Jacqueline F Mahoney, Peter J Dehlinger, Perkins Coie, November 8, 2005: US06962587 (331 worldwide citation)

An embodiment of the invention provides a method for detecting and treating a tumor using tissue localized volumetric impedance measurement. The method includes providing an impedance measurement apparatus having a plurality of resilient members deployable with curvature and configured to sample tis ...


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Lee R Bolduc, James R Gannoe, Theodore C Johnson: Devices and methods for performing vascular anastomosis. Heartport, Jens E Hoekendijk, August 28, 2001: US06280460 (268 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for performing vascular anastomosis. A needle passer is used to pass one or more needles through tissue to thread one or more lengths of suture through the tissue. The needle passer is operable using one hand and includes a handle supporting a shaft assembly carrying first and se ...


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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 (153 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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Theodore C Johnson, Daniel J Balbierz, Robert M Pearson: Apparatus for detecting and treating tumors using localized impedance measurement. Angiodynamics, Jin Qian, September 2, 2008: US07419487 (93 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for treating tumors comprises an elongated delivery device that includes a lumen and is maneuverable in tissue. An impedance sensor array is deployable from the elongated device and configured to be coupled to at least one of an energy source or a switching device. The impedance array i ...


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Theodore C Johnson Sr: Wheel position control for railway maintenance vehicle. Body Vickers & Daniels, August 13, 1985: US04534297 (38 worldwide citation)

Railway maintenance vehicles are disclosed which are of the character having a frame assembly provided with drivable ground engaging tires and rail engaging flanged wheels. The frame assembly supports maintenance equipment, and the rail engaging wheels are displaceable between first and second posit ...


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Theodore C Johnson Sr: Displaceable liner for unloading wheel supported receptacles. Body Vickers & Daniels, June 12, 1984: US04453875 (21 worldwide citation)

A wheel supported open top receptacle such as a railway car is provided with a liner arrangement comprising a plurality of belt members arranged between the end walls of the car with the sides of adjacent ones of the belts overlapped in the direction between the end walls, and with each belt overlyi ...


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Theodore C Johnson Jr: Gasket for use with an air brake hose coupling member. New York Air Brake Corporation, Barnes & Thornburg, September 18, 2001: US06290238 (16 worldwide citation)

The gasket is for use in detachably connecting two similar coupling members on the ends of air brake hoses for railroad cars to form an airtight connection. The gasket provides a ramped entrance angle and a wide sealing surface for providing better alignment and sealing during coupling with another ...


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Lee R Bolduc, James R Gannoe, Theodore C Johnson: Devices and methods for performing vascular anastomosis. Heartport, Brian S Tomko, March 23, 2004: US06709441 (15 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for performing vascular anastomosis. A needle passer is used to pass one or more needles through tissue to thread one or more lengths of suture through the tissue. The needle passer is operable using one hand and includes a handle supporting a shaft assembly carrying first and se ...


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Richard R Kozinski deceased, Theodore C Johnson Jr: Air brake hose coupling member having an extended locking lug. T C Johnson Company, Sand & Sebolt, December 1, 1998: US05842724 (12 worldwide citation)

A coupling member for detachably connecting together two sections of air brake hose between railroad cars. Each coupling member has a hollow tubular body with one end attached to a section of hose and with an opposite end having an arcuate body portion extending circumferentially about and outwardly ...


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Theodore C Johnson, Daniel J Balbierz, Robert M Pearson: Methods and apparatuses for tissue treatment. AngioDynamics, Peter J Flora, September 24, 2013: US08540710 (6 worldwide citation)

Disclosed in the present application are devices for localized delivery of energy and methods of using such devices, particularly for therapeutic treatment of biological tissues. The disclosed methods may involve positioning and deploying the energy delivery members in a target site, and delivering ...