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Roger A Stern, Richard M Soderstrom, Vincent N Sullivan, Robert L Marion: Coagulating forceps. Vesta Medical, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, August 22, 1995: US05443463 (685 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for selectively coagulating blood vessels or tissue containing blood vessels involves the placement of the blood vessels or tissue containing blood vessels between the prongs of a forceps with the jaws of the forceps containing a plurality of electrodes which are energized ...


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Roger A Stern, Vincent N Sullivan, Roxanne L Richman, Loren L Roy, Robert L Marion, Thomas D Striegler: Bipolar/monopolar endometrial ablation device and method. Vesta Medical, William B Walker, October 8, 1996: US05562720 (594 worldwide citation)

An endometrial ablation device and a method of manufacturing and using the device. An RF current is passed through an endometrium to heat it. An electroconductive expandable member such as a balloon is used as the medium for passing the current and causing the heating of the endometrium. The power d ...


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Roger A Stern, Vincent N Sullivan, Robert L Marion: Method and apparatus for endometrial ablation. Vesta Medical, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, August 22, 1995: US05443470 (431 worldwide citation)

An endometrial ablation apparatus and method wherein an RF current having a frequency of between 250 kHz and 100 MHz is passed through the entire surface of an endometrium in order to provide heating of the endometrium. An electroconductive expandable member such as a balloon is used as the medium f ...


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Roger A Stern, Vincent N Sullivan, Robert L Marion: Body cavity ablation apparatus and model. Vesta Medical, William B Walker, February 3, 1998: US05713942 (295 worldwide citation)

An endometrial ablation apparatus and method wherein an RF current having a frequency of between 250 kHz and 100 MHz is passed through the entire surface of an endometrium in order to provide heating of the endometrium. An electroconductive expandable member such as a balloon is used as the medium f ...


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Roger A Stern, Vincent N Sullivan, Robert L Marion: Method and apparatus for endometrial ablation. Vesta Medical, William B Walker, March 21, 2000: US06041260 (240 worldwide citation)

An endometrial ablation apparatus and method wherein an RF current having a frequency of between 250 kHz and 100 MHz is passed through the entire surface of an endometrium in order to provide heating of the endometrium. An electroconductive expandable member such as a balloon is used as the medium f ...


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Roger A Stern, Jerome Jackson, Vincent N Sullivan, George H Smith, Roy D Corbitt, Jennifer A Hodor, Carson J Shellengberger: Devices and methods for treatment of luminal tissue. BARRx Medical, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, December 19, 2006: US07150745 (92 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for treatment of tissue in a body lumen with an electrode deployment device. Embodiments typically include a device with a plurality of electrodes having a pre-selected electrode density arranged on the surface of a support. The support may comprise a non-distensible ...


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Roger A Stern, Jerome Jackson, Vincent N Sullivan, George H Smith, Roy D Corbitt, Jennifer A Hodor, Carson J Shellengberger: Devices and methods for treatment of luminal tissue. Barrx Medical, Shay Glenn, March 18, 2008: US07344535 (37 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for treatment of tissue in a body lumen with an electrode deployment device. Embodiments typically include a device with a plurality of electrodes having a pre-selected electrode density arranged on the surface of a support. The support may comprise a non-distensible ...


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Roger A Stern, Jerome Jackson, Vincent N Sullivan, George H Smith, Roy D Corbitt, Jennifer A Hodor, Carson J Shellenberger: Devices and methods for treatment of luminal tissue. TYCO Healthcare Group, Holland & Hart, June 5, 2012: US08192426 (12 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are provided for treatment of tissue in a body lumen with an electrode deployment device. Embodiments typically include a device with a plurality of electrodes having a pre-selected electrode density arranged on the surface of a support. The support may comprise a non-distensible ...


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Roger A Stern, Jerome Jackson, Vincent N Sullivan, George H Smith, Roy D Corbitt, Jennifer A Hodor, Carson J Shellengberger: Devices and methods for treatment of luminal tissue. Covidien, July 19, 2016: US09393069

Devices and methods are provided for treatment of tissue in a body lumen with an electrode deployment device. Embodiments typically include a device with a plurality of electrodes having a pre-selected electrode density arranged on the surface of a support. The support may comprise a non-distensible ...


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Roger A Stern, Jerome Jackson, Vincent N Sullivan, George H Smith, Roy D Corbitt, Jennifer A Hodor, Carson J Shellengberger: Devices and methods for treatment of luminal tissue. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, March 22, 2007: US20070066973-A1

Devices and methods are provided for treatment of tissue in a body lumen with an electrode deployment device. Embodiments typically include a device with a plurality of electrodes having a pre-selected electrode density arranged on the surface of a support. The support may comprise a non-distensible ...