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Ronald G Lax, Gary S Fanton, Stuart D Edwards: Method and apparatus for controlled contraction of soft tissue. Dorsal Orthopedic Corporation, Haynes & Davis, October 17, 1995: US05458596 (608 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are provided for control contraction of tissue that includes collagen fibers. The apparatus includes a handpiece, and an electrode with an electrode proximal end associated with the handpiece. A distal end of the electrode has a geometry that delivers a controlled amount of e ...


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Ronald G Lax, Gary S Fanton, Stuart D Edwards: Method and apparatus for controlled contraction of soft tissue. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, October 29, 1996: US05569242 (543 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are provided for control contraction of tissue that includes collagen fibers. The apparatus includes a handpiece, and an electrode with an electrode proximal end associated with the handpiece. A distal end of the electrode has a geometry that delivers a controlled amount of e ...


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Ronald G Lax, Gary S Fanton, Stuart D Edwards: Method and apparatus for controlled contraction of soft tissue. Oratec Interventions, Fish & Richardson P C, November 19, 2002: US06482204 (48 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are provided for control contraction of tissue that includes collagen fibers. The apparatus includes a handpiece, and an electrode with an electrode proximal end associated with the handpiece. A distal end of the electrode has a geometry that delivers a controlled amount of e ...


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Lax Ronald G, Fanton Gary S, Edwards Stuart D: Procede et appareil permettant la contraction controlee des tissus mous, Method and apparatus for controlled contraction of soft tissue. Oratec Interventions, Oratec Interventions, GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON, November 16, 1995: CA2188668 (15 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (10) and method are provided for control contraction of tissue that includes collagen fibers. The apparatus (10) includes a handpiece (12), and an electrode (14) with an electrode proximal end (16) asso ciated with the handpiece (12). A distal end (18) of the electrode (14) has a geomet ...


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Lax Ronald G, Fanton Gary S, Edwards Stuart D: Method and apparatus for controlled contraction of soft tissue. Oratec Interventions, March 12, 1997: EP0760626-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

An apparatus (10) and method are provided for control contraction of tissue that includes collagen fibers. The apparatus (10) includes a handpiece (12), and an electrode (14) with an electrode proximal end (16) associated with the handpiece (12). A distal end (18) of the electrode (14) has a geometr ...


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Hugh Sharkey, Gary Fanton: Method and apparatus for controlled contraction of soft tissue. Morrison & Foerster, August 25, 2005: US20050187599-A1

An apparatus for effecting change in at least a portion of a selected site of a collagen containing tissue that is at least partially adjacent to a fluid medium. The apparatus includes an energy delivery device configured to deliver a level of energy to the selected site of the collagen containing t ...


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Ronald G Lax, Gary S Fanton, Stuart D Edwards: Method and apparatus for controlled contraction of soft tissue. Morrison & Foerster, March 2, 2006: US20060047331-A1

An apparatus and method are provided for control contraction of tissue that includes collagen fibers. The apparatus includes a handpiece, and an electrode with an electrode proximal end associated with the handpiece. A distal end of the electrode has a geometry that delivers a controlled amount of e ...


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Sharkey Hugh, Fanton Gary: Method and apparatus for controlled contraction of soft tissue. Oratec Interventions, Sharkey Hugh, Fanton Gary, CARY Charles C, March 26, 1998: WO/1998/011944

An apparatus for effecting change in at least a portion of a selected site of a collagen containing tissue that is at least partially adjacent to a fluid medium. The apparatus includes an energy delivery device configured to deliver a level of energy to the selected site of the collagen containing t ...


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Lax Ronald G, Fanton Gary S, Edwards Stuart D: Method and apparatus for controlled contraction of soft tissue. Oratec Interventions, DAVIS Paul, November 16, 1995: WO/1995/030373

An apparatus (10) and method are provided for control contraction of tissue that includes collagen fibers. The apparatus (10) includes a handpiece (12), and an electrode (14) with an electrode proximal end (16) associated with the handpiece (12). A distal end (18) of the electrode (14) has a geometr ...


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Sharkey Hugh, Fanton Gary: Method and apparatus for controlled contraction of soft tissue. Oratec Interventions, May 10, 2000: EP0998331-A1

An apparatus for effecting change in at least a portion of a selected site of a collagen containing tissue that is at least partially adjacent to a fluid medium. The apparatus includes an energy delivery device configured to deliver a level of energy to the selected site of the collagen containing t ...