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Cang Lam, Rich Ewers, Alexander Khairkhahan, Vahid C Saadat: Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds. USGI Medical, Levine Bagade Han, Charles C Fowler Esq, August 26, 2008: US07416554 (233 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point, moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially distal to a second tissue contact point to a position proximal of the second contact point to form a tissu ...


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Richard C Ewers, Vahid C Saadat, Kenneth J Michlitsch, Chris Rothe, Rodney Brenneman, Cang C Lam, Eugene C Chen: Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds. USGI Medical, Levine Bagade Han, April 27, 2010: US07704264 (55 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point and moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially distal to, or in line with, a second tissue contact point to a position proximal of the second contact ...


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Richard C Ewers, Boris Reydel, Cang Lam, Eugene Chen, Brent D Seybold, Rodney Brenneman, Vahid C Saadat: Apparatus and methods for forming gastrointestinal tissue approximations. USGI Medical, Levine Bagade Han, Charles C Fowler, November 17, 2009: US07618426 (52 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point, moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially distal to a second tissue contact point to a position proximal of the second contact point to form a tissu ...


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Kenneth J Michlitsch, Vahid C Saadat, Richard C Ewers, Chris Rothe, Rodney Brenneman, Cang C Lam, Eugene C Chen: Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds. USGI Medical, Charles C Fowler, USGI Medical, June 7, 2011: US07955340 (24 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point and moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially distal to, or in line with, a second tissue contact point to a position proximal of the second contact ...


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Vahid C Saadat, Kenneth Jerome Michlitsch, Rich C Ewers, Chris Rothe, Rodney Brenneman, Cang Lam, Eugene Chen: Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds. USGI Medical, Kenneth H Ohriner, Perkins Coie, November 5, 2013: US08574243 (7 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point and moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially distal to, or in line with, a second tissue contact point to a position proximal of the second contact ...


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Eugene G Chen, Vahid C Saadat, Rebecca S Inderbitzen, Lee L Swanstrom: Transgastric abdominal access. USGI Medical, Kenneth H Ohriner, Perkins Coie, March 4, 2014: US08663236 (1 worldwide citation)

Transgastric abdominal access methods and apparatus are described herein. A shape-lockable elongate body can be advanced endoluminally in a flexible state into the stomach, where an opening is created through the stomach wall. The opening can be created endoluminally or by incising instruments place ...


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Cang Lam, Rich Ewers, Alexander Khairkhahan, Vahid C Saadat: Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds. USGI Medical, Kenneth H Ohriner, Perkins Coie, September 24, 2013: US08540740 (1 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point, moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially distal to a second tissue contact point to a position proximal of the second contact point to form a tissu ...


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Vahid C Saadat, Kenneth Jerome Michlitsch, Rich C Ewers, Chris Rothe, Rodney Brenneman, Cang Lam, Eugene Chen: Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds. Usgi Medical, Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps, August 19, 2004: US20040162568-A1

Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point and moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially distal to, or in line with, a second tissue contact point to a position proximal of the second contact ...


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Cang Lam, Rich Ewers, Alexander Khairkhahan, Vahid C Saadat: Apparatus and methods for forming and securing gastrointestinal tissue folds. Usgi Medical, Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps, July 29, 2004: US20040147958-A1

Apparatus and methods are provided for forming a gastrointestinal tissue fold by engaging tissue at a first tissue contact point, moving the first tissue contact point from a position initially distal to a second tissue contact point to a position proximal of the second contact point to form a tissu ...


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Vahid C Saadat, Richard C Ewers, Eugene Chen: Methods and apparatus for gastric reduction. Nicola A Pisano Esq, Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps, June 24, 2004: US20040122456-A1

Apparatus for use with a gastric reduction system for narrowing a cross-sectional area of a patient's gastro-intestinal lumen. The apparatus comprises an anchor that is adapted to be reconfigured from a reduced delivery profile within a delivery catheter to an expanded deployed profile once the anch ...