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Thomas Keast, David Thompson, Don Tanaka: Devices for creating collateral channels. Sanjay S Bagade, June 15, 2004: US06749606 (196 worldwide citation)

The devices disclosed herein are directed to altering gaseous flow within a lung to improve the expiration cycle of, for instance, an individual having Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. More particularly, these devices produce collateral openings or channels through the airway wall so that oxyg ...


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Ed Roschak, Don Tanaka, Dave Haugaard, Thomas Keast: Devices for creating collateral channels. Broncus Technologies, Sanjay S Bagade, March 30, 2004: US06712812 (183 worldwide citation)

The devices disclosed herein are directed to altering gaseous flow within a lung to improve the expiration cycle of, for instance, an individual having Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. More particularly, these devices produce collateral openings or channels through the airway wall so that oxyg ...


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Christopher James Danek, Bryan Loomas, Michael Biggs, Keith M Burger, Dave Haugaard, Thomas Keast, John Arthur Ross, Michael D Laufer: Devices for modification of airways by transfer of energy. Asthmatx, Levine Bagade Han, September 16, 2008: US07425212 (177 worldwide citation)

This relates to a device for treating lung disease, and more particularly, relates to a device for exchanging energy with airway tissue such as that found in the airways of human lungs. The exchange of energy with this airway tissue in the airways reduces the ability of the airways to constrict and/ ...


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Thomas Keast, Christopher Lee Willink, Ed Roschak, Dave Haugaard, David Thompson: Devices for applying energy to tissue. Broncus Technologies, Levine Bagade, April 4, 2006: US07022088 (138 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are devices for altering gaseous flow within a lung to improve the expiration cycle of an individual, particularly individuals having Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). More particularly, devices are disclosed to produce collateral openings or channels through the airway ...


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Christopher James Danek, Michael Biggs, Keith M Burger, Bryan Loomas, Thomas Keast, Dave Haugaard: Modification of airways by application of energy. Asthmatx, Levine Bagade Han, April 3, 2007: US07198635 (131 worldwide citation)

This relates to methods and devices for treating reversible chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and more particularly, relates to a device for exchanging energy with airway tissue such as that found in the airway of human lungs. The exchange of energy with this airway tissue in the airways reduce ...


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Christopher J Danek, Bryan Loomas, Thomas Keast, Michael D Laufer: Method for treating an asthma attack. Asthmatx, Levine Bagade, April 11, 2006: US07027869 (115 worldwide citation)

A method for treating the lung during an acute episode of reversible chronic obstructive pulmonary disease such as an asthma attack. The method comprises transferring energy to an airway wall of an airway such that a diameter of the airway is increased. The energy may be transferred to the airway wa ...


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Christopher J Danek, Bryan E Loomas, Thomas Keast, Michael D Laufer: Method for treating an asthma attack. Asthmatx, Perkins Coie, June 22, 2010: US07740017 (65 worldwide citation)

A method for treating the lung during an acute episode of reversible chronic obstructive pulmonary disease such as an asthma attack. The method comprises transferring energy to an airway wall of an airway such that a diameter of the airway is increased. The energy may be transferred to the airway wa ...


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Ed Roschak, Thomas Keast, Hewlett E Melton Jr, Christopher Lee Willink, Dave Haugaard, David Thompson: Multifunctional tip catheter for applying energy to tissue and detecting the presence of blood flow. Broncus Technologies, Levine Bagade Han, September 9, 2008: US07422563 (47 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are devices for altering gaseous flow within a lung to improve the expiration cycle of an individual, particularly individuals having Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). More particularly, devices are disclosed to produce collateral openings or channels through the airway ...


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Thomas Keast, Christopher L Willink, Edmund J Roschak, Dave Haugaard, David Thompson: Electrosurgical device having hollow tissue cutting member and transducer assembly. Broncus Technologies, Levine Bagade Han, July 1, 2008: US07393330 (43 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are devices for altering gaseous flow within a lung to improve the expiration cycle of an individual, particularly individuals having Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). More particularly, devices are disclosed to produce collateral openings or channels through the airway ...


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Christopher James Danek, Michael Biggs, Keith M Burger, Bryan Loomas, Thomas Keast, Dave Haugaard: Modification of airways by application of energy. Asthmatx, Bookoff McAndrews PLLC, June 18, 2013: US08465486 (9 worldwide citation)

Methods and devices for treating reversible chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are disclosed, which include a device for delivering energy to a wall of an airway in a human lung. The device includes a flexible elongate body with a proximal portion, a distal portion, a distal end, and a lumen exte ...