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LONG GARY L: Electrical ablation devices. ETHICON ENDO SURGERY, Johnson Philip S, July 15, 2010: WO/2010/080974 (46 worldwide citation)

An electrical ablation apparatus comprises first and second electrodes. Each electrode comprises a first end configured to couple an energy source and a second end configured to couple to a tissue treatment region. An energy source is coupled to the first and second electrodes. The energy source is ...


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Gary L Long, David N Plescia: Electrical ablation devices. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 10, 2013: US08529563 (10 worldwide citation)

A connector configured to receive electrical energy from an energy source. A fastener is coupled to the connector. The fastener is configured for attachment through a tissue wall. A first electrode includes at least one electrically conductive portion and is coupled to the connector by a first elect ...


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Gary L Long, David N Plescia, Omar J Vakharia: Electrical ablation devices. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 29, 2013: US08361066 (10 worldwide citation)

An electrical ablation apparatus comprises first and second electrodes. Each electrode comprises a first end configured to couple an energy source and a second end configured to couple to a tissue treatment region. An energy source is coupled to the first and second electrodes. The energy source is ...


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Gary L Long, Ragae M Ghabrial, David N Plescia, Omar J Vakharia: Electrical ablation devices. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 21, 2015: US09011431 (4 worldwide citation)

An electrical ablation apparatus comprises first and second electrodes. Each electrode comprises a first end configured to couple an energy source and a second end configured to couple to a tissue treatment region. An energy source is coupled to the first and second electrodes. The energy source is ...


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Gary L Long: Electrical ablation devices and methods. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 12, 2016: US09233241 (2 worldwide citation)

A method for delivering energy to tissue having a necrotic threshold may generally comprise inserting an electrode array comprising a plurality of electrodes into the tissue, inserting a central electrode into the tissue, positioning a ground pad proximal to the tissue, applying a first sequence of ...


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Gary L Long, David N Plescia, Gregory J Bakos: Electrical ablation devices and methods. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 19, 2016: US09314620 (2 worldwide citation)

An electrical ablation device may generally comprise first and second electrodes coupled to an energy source operative to generate and deliver a first sequence of electrical pulses and a second sequence of electrical pulses to tissue having a necrotic threshold, wherein the first sequence of electri ...


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Gregory J Bakos, Peter K Shires, Gary L Long: Endoscopic cap electrode and method for using the same. Ethicon Endo Surgery, October 17, 2017: US09788888

An apparatus for treating tissue in a tissue treatment region. The apparatus can comprise an electrode ring having an interior perimeter and an electrode probe having a proximal end and a distal end. The distal end of the electrode probe can be structured to axially translate relative to the interio ...


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Gary L Long: Reusable electrode and disposable sheath. Ethicon Endo Surgery, February 21, 2017: US09572623

A surgical instrument, such as an electrical ablation device, including a first elongate body having an insert and a second elongate body having an electrically insulative sheath that defines a bore. A mating element mates the elongate bodies when at least a portion of the insert is received within ...


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Karalyn R Tellio, Mark S Zeiner, David N Plescia, Gary L Long, Peter K Shires: Needle probe guide. Ethicon Endo Surgery, January 17, 2017: US09545290

A device for guiding electrodes relative to a tissue treatment region. The device can comprise a body have a plurality of passages therethrough. Each passage can axially restrain an electrode positioned therein. When each electrode is axially restrained in a passage, the distal ends of the electrode ...


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Kevin Lee Moss, Meir Hai Moshe, Sravanthi Avuthu, Robert M Pearson: Ablation device with guide sleeves. Zachary F Madonna, June 13, 2017: US09675406

An energy delivery device for treating a patient includes a probe body; a plurality of guide sleeves positioned inside the probe body and adapted to be deployed radially away from the probe body and into tissue of the patient; and a plurality of elongate electrode elements each adapted to receive el ...



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