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Sowmya Ballakur, Robert J Beetel, Paul Friedrichs, David Herzfeld, Andrew Wu, Denise Zarins, Mark S Leung: Devices, systems and methods for evaluation and feedback of neuromodulation treatment. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, September 5, 2017: US09750560

The present disclosure relates to devices, systems and methods for evaluating the success of a treatment applied to tissue in a patient, such as a radio frequency ablative treatment used to neuromodulate nerves associated with the renal artery. A system monitors parameters or values generated during ...


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Thomas L Michaels, Russ A Johnson, Adam S Fedenia, Wen Tang, Frank Garrett, Otakar Kudrna: Fluid collection and disposal system having interchangeable collection and other features and methods relating thereto. Allegiance Corporation, Jacob Lenzke, March 28, 2017: US09604778

Various implementations of a fluid collection system having a flexible liner are disclosed. In one exemplary variation, the fluid collection system may include a container having a top opening, a lid configured to close the top opening, and a flexible liner attached to the lid. The liner may be inte ...


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Mark L Hlavinka, Qing Yang, William B Beaulieu, Paul J Deslauriers: Polymer compositions and methods of making and using same. Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, Conley Rose P C, Rodney B Carroll, Chad E Walter, May 2, 2017: US09637573

A polymer reactor-blend comprising at least a first component having a polydispersity index of greater than about 20 and is present in an amount of from about 1 wt. % to about 99 wt. % based on the total weight of the polymer and a second component having a polydispersity index of less than about 20 ...


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Liming Lau, Arnold M Escano, Jerry Jarrard, Samuel Ho, Ryan C Abbott, Arthur M Lin, Jesse McQuiston, Peter L Callas, Geoffrey H Willis, Michael C Stewart, Kimberly D Otto, Joseph N Lamberti, Kenny L Dang: Apparatus and method for regulating tissue welder jaws. MAQUET CARDIOVASCULAR, Grace Doe, Kirk Swenson, Wesley Scott Ashton, April 4, 2017: US09610113

A surgical apparatus and methods for severing and welding tissue, in particular blood vessels. The apparatus includes an elongated shaft having a pair of relatively movable jaws at a distal end thereof. A first heating element on one of the jaws is adapted to heat up to a first temperature and form ...


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Rudy Beasley, Ayala Hezi Yamit, Michele Lee Silver, Christopher W Storment: Biomarker sampling in the context of neuromodulation devices, systems, and methods. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, March 21, 2017: US09597018

Methods for treating a patient using therapeutic renal neuromodulation and associated devices, systems, and methods are disclosed herein. One aspect of the present technology is directed to biomarker sampling in the context of neuromodulation devices, systems, and methods. Some embodiments, for exam ...


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Paul Sobotka: Ovarian neuromodulation and associated systems and methods. Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg r l, September 5, 2017: US09750568

Methods for treating polycystic ovary syndrome with therapeutic ovarian neuromodulation and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. Polycystic ovary syndrome can be associated, for example, with a condition including at least one of oligo/amenorrhea, infertility, hirsutism, obesity, met ...


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Richard Daniel John Coulthard, Christopher Brian Locke: Fluid collection canister with integrated moisture trap. KCI Licensing, June 6, 2017: US09669139

A moisture trap for removing liquid from fluid from a tissue site treated with reduced pressure are described. The moisture trap may include a barrier adapted to be fluidly coupled to and define an indirect fluid path between a fluid reservoir and a reduced-pressure source. The barrier may have a hy ...


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Timothy Mark Robinson, Christopher Brian Locke: Flexible, adherent, and non-polyurethane film wound drape cover. KCI Licensing, February 7, 2017: US09561135

A system for treating a tissue site includes a reduced-pressure source to apply reduced pressure, a manifold in fluid communication with the pressure source to provide reduced pressure to the tissue site, and a drape for adhering to the tissue site to cover the tissue site and the manifold. The drap ...


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Lester F Ludwig: Hierarchical multiple-level control of adaptive cooling and energy harvesting arrangements for information technology. Lester F Ludwig, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch, March 28, 2017: US09605881

A system for adaptive cooling and energy harvesting comprising at least one thermoelectric device capable of acting as a thermoelectric cooler and as a thermoelectric generator, a hierarchical multiple-level control system, and electronics controlled by the control system and connected to the thermo ...


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William Banning Vail III: Mud motor assembly. Smart Drilling and Completion, Sheridan Ross P C, August 29, 2017: US09745799

A longer-lasting, lower cost, more powerful, all metal, mud motor than the presently available progressing cavity type mud motors for drilling boreholes into the earth. A mud motor apparatus possessing one single drive shaft that turns a rotary drill bit, which apparatus is attached to a drill pipe ...



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