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Victor I Chornenky, Ali Jaafar: Method for treatment of macular degeneration. Offices Of Craig Gregersen, July 12, 2007: US20070160592-A1

The present invention provides a method for treating macular degeneration utilizing a therapeutic agent delivery system that is disposed in proximity of the sclera after which one or more therapeutic agents are injected or diffused into the sclera to provide for the dissolution of waste products in ...


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Victor I Chornenky, Ali Jaafar, Graham S Kerslick: Crystal quartz insulating shell for x-ray catheter. Medtronic AVE, IP Legal Department, July 11, 2002: US20020090053-A1

An insulating housing shell for a miniature x-ray emitter is provided. The housing shell is cut from a quartz monocrystal which is a suitable material for the insulating housing shell due to its resistivity and dielectric strength properties. The x-ray emitter can be inserted into a subject's body t ...


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Ali Jaafar, Victor I Chornenky: Apparatus and method for reducing subcutaneous fat deposits, virtual face lift and body sculpturing by electroporation. Briggs And Morgan, January 29, 2004: US20040019371-A1

An apparatus and method for performing non-invasive treatment of the human face and body by electroporation in lieu of cosmetic surgery is provided. The apparatus comprises a high voltage pulse generator and an applicator having two or more electrodes in close mechanical and electrical contact with ...


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Victor I Chornenky, Ali Jaafar: Apparatus and method for reducing subcutaneous fat deposits by electroporation. Ali Jaafar, August 14, 2003: US20030153960-A1

An apparatus and method for minimally invasive treatment of deep subcutaneous fat deposits in lieu of cosmetic surgery is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a high voltage pulse generator connected to two or more needle electrodes at least one of which is configured for placement deeply under the sk ...


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Victor I Chornenky, Vance Swanson, Russell G Hodge, Peter G Davis: Hyperthermia radiation apparatus and method for treatment of malignant tumors. Medtronic AVE, June 13, 2002: US20020072645-A1

The present invention relates to a device for simultaneously treating a tumor or cancerous growth with both hyperthermia and X-ray radiation using brachytherapy. The device includes a needle-like introducer serving as a microwave antenna. Microwaves are emitted from the introducer to increase the te ...


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Ali Jaafar, Victor I Chornenky: Apparatus and method for treatment of cerebral aneurysms, arterial-vascular malformations and arterial fistulas. Briggs And Morgan, April 18, 2002: US20020045848-A1

An apparatus and method for stabilization of aneurysm is disclosed. The apparatus comprises an ultraviolet radiation generator for generating UV radiation having a wavelength, strongly absorbed by the DNA and a catheter including means for delivering the ultraviolet radiation to the aneurysm. The di ...


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Ali Jaafar, Victor I Chornenky: Apparatus and method for out-of-hospital thrombolytic therapy. Briggs And Morgan, April 18, 2002: US20020045856-A1

This invention provides an apparatus and method for emergency administration or self-administration of thrombolytic therapy in early stage of a heart attack. The apparatus includes a needle injector for making a venipuncture, a battery operated micro cooler for maintaining low temperature environmen ...


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Graham S Kerslick, Victor I Chornenky, Ali Jaafar: X-ray catheter with miniature emitter and focusing cup. Medtronic AVE, Medtronic Ave, January 16, 2003: US20030012339-A1

A cathode for a miniature X-ray device includes an insulating shell, a cathode and an anode. The cathode includes a focusing cup formed into an end. The focusing cup can include a thin metal layer that conforms to an inner surface of the cathode. An emitting material having a low work function, such ...


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Ali Jaafar, Victor I Chornenky: Miniature thermoelectric cooler. Briggs And Morgan, August 8, 2002: US20020104318-A1

A miniature thermoelectric cooling device for storing small amounts of thermally unstable substances, like drug vials with insulin for diabetic patients or protein based drugs for thrombolytic therapy, is disclosed. A solar energy collector coupled with a rechargeable battery is provided as the ener ...


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Victor I Chornenky, Eunsung Park, Graham S Kerslick, Ali Jaafar, Mark Gailloux: Miniature X-ray device and method of its manufacture. Medtronic Ave, October 24, 2002: US20020154739-A1

An emitter for a miniature X-ray apparatus comprises an insulating shell, an anode, and a cathode. The insulating shell includes a conical brazing surface, brazed to a conical brazing surface on the anode. The braze consists of a pure titanium layer and a pure tin layer. During brazing, the pure met ...