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Paul F Turner, Theron N Schaefermeyer, Amer M Tumeh, Trung V Nguyen: Urethral inserted applicator for prostate hyperthermia. BSD Medical Corporation, Mallinckrodt & Mallinckrodt, November 6, 1990: US04967765 (368 worldwide citation)

A urethral inserted applicator for prostate hyperthermia includes a multi-tube, balloon type catheter. The catheter includes first and second closed end fluid dry tubes, respectively, for a helical coil antenna type applicator, and a microwave type temperature sensor for measuring the temperature of ...


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Paul F Turner, Theron N Schaefermeyer, Amer M Tumeh: Urethral inserted applicator for prostate hyperthermia. BSD Medical Corporation, Mallinckrodt & Mallinckrodt, October 5, 1993: US05249585 (360 worldwide citation)

A urethral inserted applicator for prostate hyperthermia includes a multi-tube, balloon type catheter. The catheter includes first and second closed end fluid dry tubes, respectively, for a helical coil electrode type applicator, and an electromagnetic field compatible temperature sensor for measuri ...


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Paul F Turner, Theron N Schaefermeyer, Amer M Tumeh, Philip A Terry: Urethral inserted applicator prostate hyperthermia. BSD Medical Corporation, Mallinckrodt & Mallinckrodt, September 6, 1994: US05344435 (193 worldwide citation)

A method for the treatment of the prostate gland which heats the tissues which would otherwise be surgically removed with a trans-urethral resection of the prostate. This method is accomplished by combining a radiating energy device integrated with a urinary drainage Foley type catheter, which is mo ...


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Charles F Manker, Aaron P Perlmutter, Theron N Schaefermeyer, Dixie T Sells, Paul F Turner: Therapeutic prostatic thermotherapy. AMS Research Corporation, Jose W Jimenez, August 8, 2006: US07089064 (69 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of treating a prostate in a patient in need thereof and a heating catheter, or an electromagnetic radiation applicator, system suitable for effecting the present inventive method. The present inventive method provides for substantial unexpected improvement in ...


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Charles F Manker, Aaron P Perlmutter, Theron N Schaefermeyer, Dixie T Sells, Paul F Turner: Therapeutic prostatic thermotherapy. TherMatrx, McCormick Paulding & Huber, February 18, 2003: US06522931 (65 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of treating a prostate in a patient in need thereof and a heating catheter, or an electromagnetic radiation applicator, system suitable for effecting the present inventive method. The present inventive method provides for substantial unexpected improvement in ...


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Charles F Manker, Aaron P Perlmutter, Theron N Schaefermeyer, Dixie T Sells, Paul F Turner: Therapeutic prostatic thermotherapy. AMS Research Corporation, Kimberly K Baxter, August 22, 2006: US07093601 (47 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of treating a prostate in a patient in need thereof and a heating catheter, or an electromagnetic radiation applicator, system suitable for effecting the present inventive method. The present inventive method provides for substantial unexpected improvement in ...


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Theron N Schaefermeyer, Aaron Perlmutter, Charles Manker: Apparatus and method for heat treatment of tissue. TherMatrx, McCormick Paulding & Huber, October 28, 2003: US06640138 (14 worldwide citation)

An energy radiation applicator apparatus for hyperthermic treatment of targeted tissue in a patient is provided. The apparatus comprises a catheter for insertion into the patient, and an applicator operatively attached to the catheter and an energy source sufficient for elevating the temperature of ...


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Charles F Manker, Aaron P Perlmutter, Theron N Schaefermeyer, Dixie T Sells, Paul F Turner: Therapeutic prostatic thermotherapy. TherMatrx, Leydig Voit & Mayer, April 17, 2001: US06216703 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method of treating a prostate in a patient in need thereof and a heating catheter, or an electromagnetic radiation applicator, system suitable for effecting the present inventive method. The present inventive method provides for substantial unexpected improvement in ...


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Charles F Manker, Aaron P Perlmutter, Theron N Schaefermeyer, Dixie T Sells, Paul F Turner: Therapeutic prostatic thermotherapy. Thermatrx, J Kevin Grogan Esq, McCormick Paulding & Huber, October 9, 2003: US20030191513-A1

The present invention provides a method of treating a prostate in a patient in need thereof and a heating catheter, or an electromagnetic radiation applicator, system suitable for effecting the present inventive method. The present inventive method provides for substantial unexpected improvement in ...


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Paul F Turner, Theron N Schaefermeyer, Thomas L Youd: Microwave applicator with margin temperature sensing element. Thorpe North & Western, February 7, 2008: US20080033422-A1

A microwave applicator for applying microwave radiation to body tissue includes a temperature sensor positioned along the applicator to measure the temperature of body tissue at a margin of the tissue to be treated. By monitoring the temperature of the tissue at the margin of the tissue to be treate ...