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Edward J Gough, Alan A Stein: Multiple antenna ablation apparatus and method. Rita Medical Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 30, 1997: US05672174 (431 worldwide citation)

An ablation treatment apparatus has a multiple antenna device. The multiple antenna device includes a primary antenna with a lumen, a longitudinal axis and an ablative surface area of length L.sub.1. The multiple antenna device also includes a secondary antenna that is positioned in the primary ante ...


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Edward J Gough, Alan A Stein: Multiple antenna ablation apparatus and method with cooling element. Rita Medical Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 22, 1998: US05810804 (271 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus includes a handpiece, an electrode extending from a handpiece distal end, a probe, a thermal sensor and an energy source. The electrode includes a distal end and a lumen, a cooling medium inlet conduit and a cooling medium exit conduit. Both conduits extend through the electrod ...


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Edward J Gough, Alan A Stein: Multiple antenna ablation apparatus and method with cooling element. ZoMed International, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, April 7, 1998: US05735847 (186 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus includes a multiple antenna device coupled to an electromagnetic energy source that produces an electromagnetic energy ablation output. The multiple antenna device includes a primary antenna with a lumen and a longitudinal axis, and a secondary antenna deployable from the lumen ...


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Edward J Gough, Alan A Stein: Multiple antenna ablation apparatus and method. Rita Medical Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 14, 1999: US05951547 (167 worldwide citation)

An ablation treatment apparatus includes an energy source. A multiple antenna device is included and has a primary antenna with a longitudinal axis, a central lumen and a distal end, and a secondary antenna with a distal end. The secondary antenna is positionable in the primary antenna after the pri ...


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Edward J Gough, Alan A Stein: Multiple antenna ablation apparatus and method. Rita Medical Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, March 17, 1998: US05728143 (154 worldwide citation)

A multiple antenna ablation apparatus includes an electromagnetic energy source, a trocar including a distal end, and a hollow lumen extending along a longitudinal axis of the trocar, and a multiple antenna ablation device with three or more antennas. The antennas are initially positioned in the tro ...


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Edward J Gough, Alan A Stein: Multiple antenna ablation apparatus and method. Rita Medical Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, January 26, 1999: US05863290 (146 worldwide citation)

An ablation treatment apparatus includes an energy source. A multiple antenna device is included and has a primary antenna with a longitudinal axis, a central lumen and a distal end, and a secondary antenna with a distal end. The secondary antenna is deployed from the primary antenna central lumen i ...


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Edward J Gough, Alan A Stein: Multiple antenna ablation apparatus and method with cooling element. Rita Medical Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, May 9, 2000: US06059780 (144 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus includes a handpiece, an electrode extending from a handpiece distal end, a probe, a thermal sensor and an energy source. The electrode includes a distal end and a lumen, a cooling medium inlet conduit and a cooling medium exit conduit. Both conduits extend through the electrod ...


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Edward J Gough, Alan A Stein: Multiple antenna ablation apparatus and method with multiple sensor feedback. Rita Medical Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich and Rosati, July 21, 1998: US05782827 (137 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus includes an energy source producing an ablation energy output. A multiple antenna device is included and has a primary antenna with a longitudinal axis, a central lumen and a distal end, and a first secondary antenna with a distal end. The first secondary antenna is deployed fr ...


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Edward J Gough, Alan A Stein: Multiple antenna ablation apparatus and method. Rita Medical Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 30, 1997: US05672173 (111 worldwide citation)

An ablation treatment apparatus has a multiple antenna device with a primary antenna and a secondary antenna. The secondary antenna is positioned in a lumen of the primary antenna as the primary antenna is introduced through tissue to a selected tissue site. At the tissue site the secondary antenna ...


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Edward J Gough, Alan A Stein: Multiple antenna ablation apparatus and method. Rita Medical Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, June 22, 1999: US05913855 (61 worldwide citation)

An ablation treatment apparatus has a multiple antenna device. The multiple antenna device includes a primary antenna with a lumen and a longitudinal axis, and a secondary antenna positionable in the lumen. At a selected tissue site the secondary antenna is deployed in a lateral direction relative t ...