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Joseph M Tartaglia, Wade A Keller, Amir Belson, Arthur R Ratchford: Endoscope with adjacently positioned guiding apparatus. Neoguide Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, January 10, 2006: US06984203 (456 worldwide citation)

An endoscope with guiding apparatus is provided. The endoscope has an elongate body with a steerable distal portion, an automatically controlled portion, a flexible and passively manipulated proximal portion, and an externally controlled and manipulatable guiding apparatus. The guiding apparatus may ...


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Robert M Ohline, Joseph M Tartaglia, Amir Belson, Alex T Roth, Wade A Keller, Scott C Anderson, Chris A Julian: Tendon-driven endoscope and methods of insertion. Neo Guide Systems, Wilson Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati, February 22, 2005: US06858005 (378 worldwide citation)

A steerable, tendon-driven endoscope is described herein. The endoscope has an elongated body with a manually or selectively steerable distal portion and an automatically controlled, segmented proximal portion. The steerable distal portion and the segment of the controllable portion are actuated by ...


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Timothy R Machold, Wade A Keller, Alex T Roth, Nicole Denise Bloom: Method and system for control of a patient's body temperature by way of a transluminally insertable heat exchange catheter. Radiant Medical, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, September 16, 2003: US06620189 (115 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for temperature modification of a patient, or selected regions thereof, including an induced state of hypothermia. The temperature modification is accomplished using an in-dwelling heat exchange catheter within which a fluid heat exchange medium circulates. A heat exchange ca ...


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Wade A Keller, Timothy R Machold: Multiple lumen heat exchange catheters. Radiant Medical, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, August 26, 2003: US06610083 (109 worldwide citation)

Catheter devices and methods for intravascular heating and/or cooling of human or veterinary patients. The catheter devices generally comprise catheters having inflow and outflow lumens and at least one curvilinear balloon connected to the inflow and outflow lumens such that heat exchange fluid may ...


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Wade A Keller: Heat exchange catheter with improved insulated region. Radiant Medical, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, August 6, 2002: US06428563 (55 worldwide citation)

A heat exchange catheter having an expandable insulating region thereon. The catheter has a heat exchange region and the insulating region disposed proximally thereto. The insulating region assumes a first size about a catheter shaft to facilitate insertion of the catheter into the body. Once the in ...


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Timothy R Machold, Alex T Roth, Wade A Keller: Method and system for control of a patient's body temperature by way of transluminally insertable heat exchange catheter. Radiant Medical, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, February 24, 2004: US06695874 (39 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatuses for temperature modification of a patient, or selected regions thereof, including inducing hypothermia. The temperature modification is accomplished using an in-dwelling heat exchange catheter within which a fluid heat exchange medium circulates. A heat exchange cassette of a ...


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Michael W Dae, Timothy R Machold, Wade A Keller: Inhibition of platelet activation, aggregation and/or adhesion by hypothermia. Radiant Medical, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, April 8, 2003: US06544282 (37 worldwide citation)

A method for treating acute coronary syndromes (i.e., unstable angina or non-Q-wave MI) or transient ischemic attacks in a human or animal patient by placing a heat exchange apparatus in the patient's vasculature and using that heat exchange apparatus to cool the patient to a temperature (e.g. ...


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Michael W Dae, Timothy R Machold, Wade A Keller: Method of controlling body temperature while inhibiting thermoregulatory responses. Radiant Medical, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, June 3, 2003: US06572638 (33 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for controlling the body temperature of a patient while reducing shivering by using a heat exchange device in combination with an anti-thermoregulatory response mechanism that temporarily reduces shivering. The devices disclosed include a catheter having a heat exchange balloo ...


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Michael W Dae, Timothy R Machold, Wade A Keller: Method of controlling body temperature while reducing shivering. Radiant Medical, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, June 24, 2003: US06582457 (33 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for lowering the body temperature of a patient while reducing shivering by using a heat exchange device in combination with an &agr;2-adrenoreceptor agonist, a non-opiod analgesic monoamine uptake inhibitor or neuropeptide that temporarily reduces shivering. The devices disclo ...


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Wade A Keller, Timothy R Machold: Multiple lumen heat exchange catheters. ZOLL Circulation, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, July 28, 2009: US07566341 (30 worldwide citation)

Catheter devices and methods for intravascular heating and/or cooling of human or veterinary patients. The catheter devices generally comprise catheters having inflow and outflow lumens and at least one curvilinear balloon connected to the inflow and outflow lumens such that heat exchange fluid may ...