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Hosheng Tu, Weng Kwen Raymond Chia, Cary Hata: Self-guiding catheter system for tissue ablation. Irvine Biomedical, September 18, 2001: US06290697 (119 worldwide citation)

An improved guiding catheter system having inflated balloon at its tip section, wherein the inflated balloon having a plurality of electrodes is heated to a predetermined temperature as an ablation means for delivering the thermal energy to a tissue by deploying the balloon to contact the tissue to ...


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Stuart D Edwards, John Gaiser, David S Utley, Scott H West, Jay Qin: System for tissue ablation. BÂRRX Medical, Shay Glenn, December 15, 2009: US07632268 (112 worldwide citation)

Systems for treating a mucosal surface of an alimentary canal tissue region are provided. The systems can include an elongate support structure, an expandable member positionable at a distal portion of the support structure and one or more radio frequency (RF) ablation electrodes carried by the expa ...


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Hosheng Tu, Cary Hata: Electrode catheter system for tissue ablation. May 15, 2001: US06231570 (73 worldwide citation)

An improved ablation catheter possessing a plurality of inner micro-catheters, each micro-catheters including at least one multiple-needle electrode is used in ablating a large arrhythmogenic region instead of an arrhythmogenic point of a patient. This catheter is particularly useful for treating th ...


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Scott S Katzman: Visualizing ablation device and procedure. Orthopaedic Development, Steven M Greenberg Esq, June 7, 2005: US06902526 (46 worldwide citation)

A medical needle set for visualized tissue ablation within a subject's body includes a cannula and components configured for inclusion in the cannula, including a trocar for occlusion of the cannula lumen during needle placement, and a visualizing ablation probe used for simultaneous endoscopic view ...


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Scott S Katzman: Visualizing ablation system. Steven M Greenberg P A, August 22, 2006: US07094200 (19 worldwide citation)

A medical needle set for visualized tissue ablation within a subject's body includes a cannula and components configured for inclusion in the cannula, including a trocar for occlusion of the cannula lumen during needle placement, and a visualizing ablation probe used for simultaneous endoscopic view ...


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Eric R Cosman, Eric R Cosman: Electrosurgical generator. COSMAN INTRUMENTS, Steptoe & Johnson, August 1, 2017: US09717552 (2 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to high-frequency ablation of tissue in the body using a cooled high-frequency electrode connected to a high frequency generator including a computer graphic control system and an automatic controller for control the signal output from the generator, and adapted to display on ...


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Ulrich Speck, Norbert Hosten, Goran Lukic: Sterile tissue access system. Miles & Stockbridge P C, May 31, 2005: US06899708 (1 worldwide citation)

A tissue access system for tissue ablation without open surgery includes a distally open elongated tube (4) with a handle piece (6) having a through channel (7) in axial alignment with the elongated tube and an infusion fitting (9) that opens into the through channel for supplying a liquid or gaseou ...


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Scott S Katzman: Visualizing ablation cannula. Orthopaedic Development, Steven M Greenberg Esq, Carey Rodriguez Greenberg & O Keefe, February 19, 2013: US08376931 (1 worldwide citation)

A medical needle set for visualized tissue ablation within a subject's body includes a cannula and components configured for inclusion in the cannula, including a trocar for occlusion of the cannula lumen during needle placement, and a visualizing ablation probe used for simultaneous endoscopic view ...


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David S Utley, John de Csepel: Method and apparatus for gastrointestinal tract ablation to achieve loss of persistent and/or recurrent excess body weight following a weight loss operation. Covidien, December 12, 2017: US09839466

Devices and methods are provided for ablational treatment of regions of the digestive tract in post-bariatric surgery patients who fail to achieve or maintain the desired weight loss. Bariatric procedures include Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, biliopancreatic diversion, and sleeve gastrectomy. These proc ...


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Eric R Cosman Jr, Eric R Cosman Sr: Electrosurgical system. COSMAN INSTRUMENTS, Steptoe & Johnson, November 27, 2018: US10136943

An RF electrode can have a straight shaft to generate an RF heat lesion that is asymmetric about the central axis of the cannula through which the RF electrode is introduced into bodily tissue. An electrode can be inserted into a cannula, and an electrosurgical generator can apply current between th ...