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Eric S Olson, Mark B Kirschenman, Troy T Tegg, John A Hauck: Robotic catheter system including haptic feedback. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, March 5, 2013: US08390438 (24 worldwide citation)

A haptic feedback system for a robotic catheter system including a robotic catheter manipulator assembly including one or more removably mounted robotic catheter device cartridges and robotic sheath device cartridges, with each cartridge being generally linearly movable relative to the robotic cathe ...


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Mark B Kirschenman, Troy T Tegg, John A Hauck: Robotic catheter rotatable device cartridge. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, November 27, 2012: US08317745 (16 worldwide citation)

A robotic catheter rotatable device cartridge may include a housing member attachable to a drive mechanism for rotating the cartridge and a catheter attached to the cartridge along an axial direction of the catheter. A slider block may be generally slidable relative to the housing and engaged with o ...


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Troy T Tegg, Andrew Senn, James V Kauphusman, Michael C Bednarek: Five degree of freedom ultrasound catheter and catheter control handle. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, October 14, 2014: US08858495 (10 worldwide citation)

Catheter ultrasound systems including a sheath, a handle, a sheath lumen, and an ultrasound catheter disposed within the lumen of the sheath with ultrasound elements capable of visualizing anatomical regions. The handle allowing the ultrasound catheter to rotate with respect to the sheath using a ro ...


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Dale E Just, Troy T Tegg, Theodore A Johnson, Sasha C Hall: Catheter electrode assemblies and methods of construction therefor. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, October 15, 2013: US08560086 (10 worldwide citation)

A family of catheter electrode assemblies includes a flexible circuit having a plurality of electrical traces and a substrate; a ring electrode surrounding the flexible circuit and electrically coupled with at least one of the plurality of electrical traces; and an outer covering extending over at l ...


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Troy T Tegg: Catheter having independently-deflectable segments and method of its manufacture. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Wiley Rein, February 28, 2012: US08123721 (8 worldwide citation)

A catheter shaft includes a wall defining a lumen, a distal segment, and a proximal segment. At least one distal segment deflection wire extends through the proximal segment and terminates in the wall in the distal segment, while at least one proximal segment deflection wire extends through the prox ...


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Xiaoping Guo, Troy T Tegg, Richard E Stehr: Deflectable catheter with distal deflectable segment. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle, July 26, 2011: US07985215 (8 worldwide citation)

A guidable, or steerable, or deflectable catheter is provided that includes a proximal portion and a distal portion for insertion into a body cavity. A selectively deflectable segment having an anisotropic bending stiffness for deflection in individual planes is incorporated into the distal portion ...


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Troy T Tegg: Multi-directional catheter control handle. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, March 18, 2014: US08676290 (7 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for deflecting a distal portion of a catheter, a sheath, a medical device, or other flexible elongate member may generally include a handle portion, a pair of adjusting knobs, and deflection wires. The adjusting knobs may be rotatably coupled to the handle portion and operably coupled t ...


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Richard E Stehr, Troy T Tegg, Michael J Johnson, Allan M Fuentes: Dual braided catheter shaft. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle, May 22, 2012: US08182466 (7 worldwide citation)

A dual braided catheter shaft includes a flat wire forming the inner braid, thereby potentially allowing for reduced radial thickness of the shaft. In one embodiment, the shaft (100) includes an inner polymer jacket (104), an inner braid (106) formed on the inner jacket (104), an intermediate jacket ...


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James V Kauphusman, Allan M Fuentes, Troy T Tegg: Device for reducing axial shortening of catheter or sheath due to repeated deflection. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, February 19, 2013: US08376991 (5 worldwide citation)

A deflectable medical device incorporates a strut that is configured to reduce or eliminate axial shortening of the deflectable portion of the medical device, for example, the deflectable distal end portion of a catheter or access sheath. The strut may is coaxially disposed in the medical device in ...


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Troy T Tegg, Saurav Paul: Accelerometer-based contact sensing assembly and system. St Jude Medical Atrial Fibrillation Division, Dykema Gossett PLLC, February 5, 2013: US08369921 (5 worldwide citation)

A catheter system including an accelerometer-based sensing assembly is provided. In particular the present teachings relate to an accelerometer based assembly used to determine contact between a catheter and surrounding proximate tissue, such as cardiac tissue. An embodiment of such a system may, fo ...