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Lee Roberta, Vetter James W: Excisional biopsy device. Rubicor Medical, March 8, 2000: EP0983749-A2 (60 worldwide citation)

An excisional biopsy device (100) includes a tubular member (110) having a window (120) near a distal tip (115) thereof; a cutting tool (125), a distal end of the cutting tool being attached near the distal tip of the tubular member, at least a distal portion of the cutting tool (125) being configur ...


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Anderson Scott C, Lee Roberta M D, Vetter James W M D: Fine needle and core biopsy devices. Rubicor Medical, December 29, 1999: EP0966920-A2 (30 worldwide citation)

A device to retrieve a specimen from soft tissue includes a cannula having an axial lumen, a sharpened distal tip and at least one tissue urging feature extending along at least a portion of the length of the cannula. As the cannula rotates, the tissue urging feature urges the specimen into the lume ...


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Chernomorsky Ary S, Vetter James W, Tuttle Jordan S: Short term post surgical cavity treatment devices and methods. Rubicor Medical, Chernomorsky Ary S, Vetter James W, Tuttle Jordan S, YOUNG Alan W, July 28, 2005: WO/2005/067442 (16 worldwide citation)

The present short-term post surgical cavity treatment device (200) includes a first portion including an inflatable balloon (202) at the distal end of the device and a second portion coupled to the first portion that defines at least an inflation lumen (205) and a treatment lumen (207). The second p ...


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Anderson Scott C, Vetter James W M D, Lee Roberta M D: Fine needle and core biopsy devices and methods. Rubicor Medical, August 18, 2004: EP1447050-A2 (14 worldwide citation)

A device for fine needle or core biopsy comprises a cannula having an axial lumen including a distal, smaller diameter section and a proximal section of larger diameter. Tissue urging means integral with the cannula extend along at least a portion of the distal section. Upon rotation of the cannula, ...


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Lee Roberta, Vetter James W, Hyland Natalie N: Rubicor Medical, April 26, 2000: EP0995399-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

A breast stabilization device (100) includes a substantially rigid outer member (105) and an inner member (110) joined to the outer member (105). The inner member (110) is configured to conform to the shape of the female breast. An opening (120) is disposed through the outer and inner members (105,1 ...


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Chernomorsky Ary S, Vetter James W, Chernomorsky Simon: Post-biopsy cavity treatment implants and methods. Rubicor Medical, Chernomorsky Ary S, Vetter James W, Chernomorsky Simon, YOUNG Alan W, May 6, 2005: WO/2005/039446 (4 worldwide citation)

A post-biopsy cavity treatment implant includes a radiopaque element, a core portion and a shell portion. The core portion is coupled to the radiopaque element, and includes a first porous matrix defining a first controlled pore architecture. The shell portion is coupled to the core portion and incl ...


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Lee Roberta, Vetter James W, Hyland Natalie N: Rubicor Medical, May 31, 2000: EP1004274-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

A breast stabilization device (100) for imaging and invasive medical procedures includes a shell configured to surround a superior portion of a breast (105) when the breast (105) rests on a substantially flat surface (195). The shell includes a first opening (130) configured to allow at least a port ...


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Vetter James W, Chernomorsky Ary S, Daniel Christopher, Clifford Mark J, Anderson Scott C: Tissue removal and marker placement. Rubicor Medical, Vetter James W, Chernomorsky Ary S, Daniel Christopher, Clifford Mark J, Anderson Scott C, HOEKENDIJK Jens E, October 12, 2006: WO/2006/108100 (3 worldwide citation)

The device is used to remove tissue from a patient and to also place a marker in the patient. The device has an opening through which tissue enters the device. The tissue which enters the opening is cut and the tissue is removed. The device may be used a number of times to remove a number of tissue ...


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Vetter James W, Chernomorsky Ary S, Clifford Mark J, Brounstein Daniel M, Anderson Scott C: Methods and devices for cutting and collecting soft tissue. Rubicor Medical, YOUNG Alan W, January 15, 2004: WO/2004/004789 (2 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods for cutting and collecting a specimen (904) from a mass of tissue. The device (100) may include an integrated cut and collect assembly (108). The integrated cut and collect assembly includes a cutting portion (116) and a collection portion (114) that includes a flexible membrane. ...


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Vetter James W, Daniel Sean Chris: Rubicor Medical, Vetter James W, Daniel Sean Chris, YOUNG LAW FIRM PC, March 29, 2007: WO/2007/035177 (1 worldwide citation)

A guide element is used to guide a cutting device when removing breast tissue. The cutting device may have a tissue collection element for collecting tissue. The tissue collection element may be detachable so that the collection element may be removed independent from the cutting device.