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Michael D Laufer, David P Thompson, Bryan E Loomas: Method of increasing gas exchange of a lung. Broncus Technologies, Morrison & Foerster, December 3, 2002: US06488673 (260 worldwide citation)

Methods of increasing gas exchange performed by the lung by damaging lung cells, damaging tissue, causing trauma, and/or destroying airway smooth muscle tone with an apparatus inserted into an airway of the lung. The damaging of lung cells, damaging tissue, causing trauma, and destroying airway smoo ...


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Michael D Laufer, David P Thompson, Bryan E Loomas: Method of increasing gas exchange of a lung. Asthmatx, Perkins Coie, July 7, 2009: US07556624 (150 worldwide citation)

Methods of increasing gas exchange performed by the lung by damaging lung cells, damaging tissue, causing trauma, and/or destroying airway smooth muscle tone with an apparatus inserted into an airway of the lung. The damaging of lung cells, damaging tissue, causing trauma, and destroying airway smoo ...


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Christopher J Danek, Bryan E Loomas, Thomas M Keast, Michael D Laufer: Methods of treating a lung. Boston Scientific Scimed, Bookoff McAndrews PLLC, October 17, 2017: US09789331 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for treating the lung dining an acute episode of reversible chronic obstructive pulmonary disease such as an asthma attack. The method comprises transferring energy to an airway wall of an airway such that a diameter of the airway is increased. The energy may be transferred to the airway wa ...


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Christopher J Danek, Michael Biggs, Keith M Burger, Bryan E Loomas, Thomas M Keast, Dave Haugaard: Energy delivery devices. Boston Scientific Scimed, Bookoff McAndrews PLLC, April 3, 2018: US09931163

An energy delivery device may include an elongate member having a proximal portion, a distal portion, and a lumen extending therebetween. The device may include a deployment member extending through the lumen toward a distal tip of the energy delivery device, and an expandable basket having a plural ...


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Michael D Laufer, David P Thompson, Bryan E Loomas: Method of increasing gas exchange of a lung. Broncus Technologies, August 28, 2003: US20030159700-A1

Methods of increasing gas exchange performed by the lung by damaging lung cells, damaging tissue, causing trauma, and/or destroying airway smooth muscle tone with an apparatus inserted into an airway of the lung. The damaging of lung cells, damaging tissue, causing trauma, and destroying airway smoo ...