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US20120316559 SYSTEMS, ASSEMBLIES, AND METHODS FOR TREATING A BRONCHIAL TREE  
Systems, assemblies, and methods to treat pulmonary diseases are used to decrease nervous system input to distal regions of the bronchial tree within the lungs. Treatment systems damage nerve...
US20120209261 SYSTEMS, ASSEMBLIES, AND METHODS FOR TREATING A BRONCHIAL TREE  
Systems, assemblies, and methods to treat pulmonary diseases are used to decrease nervous system input to distal regions of the bronchial tree within the lungs. Treatment systems damage nerve...
US20120203222 SYSTEMS, ASSEMBLIES, AND METHODS FOR TREATING A BRONCHIAL TREE  
Systems, assemblies, and methods to treat pulmonary diseases are used to decrease nervous system input to distal regions of the bronchial tree within the lungs. Treatment systems damage nerve...
US20130304058 Surgical Forceps  
A forceps includes a housing defining a window and having an outer shaft extending therefrom. An end effector assembly disposed at a distal end of the outer shaft includes first and second jaw...
US20140100566 Medical catheter assembly with deflection pull ring and distal tip interlock  
A catheter assembly comprises a deflectable catheter shaft comprising a distal end and a lumen extending therethrough. The catheter assembly further comprises least one pull wire comprising a...
US20150190193 NON-INVASIVE AND MINIMALLY INVASIVE DENERVATION METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR PERFORMING THE SAME  
A system and method can be used to denervate at least a portion of a bronchial tree. An energy emitter of an instrument is percutaneously delivered to a treatment site and outputs energy to damage...
US20110022045 Ablation electrodes with capacitive sensors for resolving magnitude and direction of forces imparted to a distal portion of a cardiac catheter  
A catheter assembly for assessing contact between the catheter assembly and tissue is disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment the assembly includes a catheter shaft and a trio of pressure sensitive...
US20150201997 RENAL DENERVATION SYSTEM  
A system for use in a renal denervation procedure includes a catheter having proximal and distal end portions, a sensor configured to sense a condition of one or more nerves, the sensor...
US20120232553 Bronchoscope-Compatible Catheter Provided with Electrosurgical Device  
A catheter system can include an electrical adapter and a catheter. The electrical adapter includes a hollow adapter body having a longitudinally extending channel and an electrical terminal...
US20120259325 Laparoscopic Instrument with Attachable Energy End Effector  
A surgical device comprises an elongate shaft defining a longitudinal axis. The shaft comprises a distal end and a proximal end. An arm medially deflectable and comprises a mating feature. An...
US20150164429 Patient Signal Analysis Based on Actiniform Segmentation  
Disclosed herein is a framework for facilitating patient signal analysis. In accordance with one aspect, actiniform segmentation is performed on patient signal data waveform based on an actiniform...
US20150196356 Circuit for a catheter or sheath and method of forming same  
A circuit configured for connecting an electrode to a catheter or sheath is disclosed. The circuit includes a member having a longitudinal axis and configured to extend along at least a portion of...
US20130178845 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR BIPOLAR AND MONOPOLAR PROCEDURES  
An integrated catheter assembly comprises a bipolar electrode tool and a monopolar electrode tool. The catheter assembly enables an operator to perform both bipolar and monopolar procedures on...
US20120283562 In Situ Modification of Therapeutic Agents Using Heat Exchange Catheter System  
Closed loop heat exchange catheter systems and methods for preparing and using such systems wherein a reservoir or fluid bag is connected to the catheter system and used for at least priming of...
US20110213364 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND DEVICES FOR CLOSING A PATENT FORAMEN OVALE USING MECHANICAL STRUCTURES  
A medical device is disclosed that can include a first atrial anchor, a first delivery shaft linked to the first atrial anchor, wherein the first delivery shaft is adapted to move the first atrial...
US20150216588 Systems and Methods for Neuromodulation for Treatment of Pain and Other Disorders Associated with Nerve Conduction  
Methods and apparatus are provided for selective destruction or temporary disruption of nerves and/or conduction pathways in a mammalian body for the treatment of pain and other disorders....
US20140012256 Systems and Methods for Neuromodulation for Treatment of Pain and Other Disorders Associated with Nerve Conduction  
Methods and apparatus are provided for selective destruction or temporary disruption of nerves and/or conduction pathways in a mammalian body for the treatment of pain and other disorders....
US20110146692 Implant Delivery Device  
Devices and methods are disclosed for the delivery of a compressible implant into a bodily lumen. The delivery device includes an enlarged section that is configured to house the implant during...
US20130012935 METHODS OF TREATING BACK PAIN  
Methods and systems for modulating intraosseous nerves (e.g., nerves within bone) are provided. For example, the methods and systems described herein may be used to modulate (e.g., denervate,...
US20130131669 Accelerometer-based contact sensing assembly and system  
A catheter system including an accelerometer-based sensing assembly is provided. In particular the present teachings relate to an accelerometer based assembly used to determine contact between a...
US20150073245 System and method for measuring force and torque applied to a catheter electrode tip  
A contact sensing assembly including a catheter including an electrode having a base portion mounted adjacent a head portion of the catheter body. A sensor is disposed adjacent the base portion...
US20130274739 Methods for Operating a Selective Stiffening Catheter  
A method for delivering RF energy to living tissue includes the steps of extending a guidewire to a tissue treatment site in a body. A controllable stiffness catheter is provided with a stiffness...
US20140046194 Coupler assembly for catheters  
Coupler assemblies and methods are disclosed as the coupler assemblies may be used with a catheter. An exemplary coupler assembly includes a spherical linkage coupler for a catheter. The coupler...
US20140081257 BLADDER DENERVATION FOR TREATING OVERACTIVE BLADDER  
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US20120184955 Remotely Controlled Catheter Insertion System with Automatic Control System  
A system for remotely controlling the positioning within the body of a patient of an elongated medical device optionally having a control handle, comprises a catheter position system and a remote...
US20140236148 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BRONCHIAL DILATION  
A method of reducing bronchial constriction in a subject includes delivering energy to create one or more lesions on a main bronchus so as to transect pulmonary nerves sufficiently to reduce...
US20130345700 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BRONCHIAL DILATION  
A method of reducing bronchial constriction in a subject includes delivering energy to create one or more lesions on a main bronchus so as to transect pulmonary nerves sufficiently to reduce...
US20120283732 PLASMA HEAD FOR TISSUE WELDING  
A compact medical device for tissue welding is provided. The hand-held plasma heads are configured for deep cuts and long cuts. A bio-compatible liquid capable of solidifying in response to...
US20150133918 PERCUTANEOUS CATHETER-BASED ARTERIAL DENERVATION WITH INTEGRAL EMOBOLIC FILTER  
A neuromodulation device having means for selective denervation of nerves in a selected portions of a blood vessel; and an embolic filter mounted to the catheter shaft at a location distal to the...
US20120265186 STEERABLE CURVABLE ABLATION CATHETER FOR VERTEBROPLASTY  
Disclosed herein is a steerable, curvable catheter with one, two, or more ablation elements that can be used for various applications including vertebroplasty. The catheter can include an...
US20130006236 ELECTROSURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH ADJUSTABLE UTILITY CONDUIT  
An electrosurgical instrument that reduces the amount of fatigue experienced by a physician performing electrosurgery includes a hand piece with a utility conduit connected to the hand piece at a...
US20100312236 REMOVABLE INTRACARDIAC RF DEVICE  
The present invention provides systems and methods for occluding or closing a patent foramen ovale of a patient (PFO). The invention includes a catheter carrying an energy delivery element. The...
US20150150622 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR ENDOMETRIAL ABLATION  
A system for treating uterine tissue having a seal assembly configured for positioning in a patient's cervical canal and uterine cavity; an expandable distal balloon portion; an expandable...
US20130072929 Irrigated ablation catheter assembly having a flow member to create parallel external flow  
Irrigated ablation catheter assemblies and methods of facilitating parallel irrigation fluid flow along irrigated assemblies includes a catheter, an irrigated ablation electrode assembly, a flow...
US20130053845 ENDOSCOPIC NASAL PALATOPLASTY  
The endoscopic nasal palatoplasty procedure provides a reduction in the posterior aspect of the soft palate and/or uvula, thereby increasing the area of the nasopharyngeal passage between the soft...
US20110022046 Irrigated catheter and method, in particular for ablation and like techniques  
The invention relates to a variety of catheters provided with an elongate body with an electrically conductive first end. Wherein through said elongate body at least one conductive wire extends...
US20110301596 Irrigated catheter and method, in particular for ablation and like techniques  
The invention relates to a catheter, provided with an elongated body with an electrically conductive first end, wherein through said body at least one live wire extends which is connected to said...
US20140288556 CARDIAC ABLATION SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Cardiac ablation systems and methods of their use and manufacture involve an ablation mechanism, a stabilizer mechanism, and a cinching mechanism that urges the ablation mechanism toward a patient...
US20130123775 CATHETER ADAPTED FOR DIRECT TISSUE CONTACT AND PRESSURE SENSING  
An irrigated ablation catheter adapted for direct tissue contact has micro-elements that provide more accurate sensing of tissue, including thermal and electrical properties for temperature and...
US20120283718 LIGHT ATTACHMENT DEVICE FOR ELECTROSURGICAL PENCIL AND ELECTROSURGICAL PENCIL ATTACHMENTS  
A light attachment device for removable attachment to an electrosurgical pencil and/or an electrosurgical pencil attachment such as a shroud for an electrosurgical pencil. The light attachment...
US20130131668 INTRALUMINAL METHODS OF ABLATING NERVE TISSUE  
Methods and apparatus for treating gastroesophageal reflex and other luminal conditions provide for delivering acoustic energy to a body lumen to remodel tissue surrounding the body lumen. In the...
US20110238057 Dual Bracketed Energy Delivery Probe and Method of Use  
An energy delivery probe and method of using the energy delivery probe to treat a patient is provided herein. The energy delivery probe has at least one probe body having a longitudinal axis and...
US20130211399 ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY CATHETER WITH MECHANICAL USE LIMITER  
A catheter for the treatment of tissue, particularly for the treatment of cardiac tissue to alleviate cardiac arrhythmias includes a connector having mechanical use limiter that may be placed in...
US20120239022 ELECTROMAGNETIC PATHOLOGIC LESION TREATMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method of treating a pathologic legion, such as an intravascular thrombus, is disclosed. The method comprises providing a guide wire and catheter with at least one inductive element within a...
US20120123400 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR CONTROLLING ENERGY DURING ABLATION  
System and method for ablating tissue of a heart of a patient. The tissue is characterized, then a predetermined ablation procedure is selected based on the characterization, ablation energy is...
US20150257825 Low Profile Catheter Assemblies and Associated Systems and Methods  
Catheters including elements configured to deliver energy to nerves at or near a treatment location within a body lumen. A treatment assembly is transformable between a low-profile delivery...
US20140142564 ABLATION THERAPY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TREATING CONTINUOUS ATRIAL FIBRILLATION  
An ablation therapy system and systematic method is provided for treating continuous atrial fibrillation. The therapy system includes a Multi-Channel RF Ablation Generator, an ECG interface, an...
US20120283719 CATHETER WITH TISSUE PROTECTING ASSEMBLY  
A medical probe includes an elongate member having a proximal end and a distal end, an ablative element mounted to the distal end of the elongate member, and a cage assembly mounted to the distal...
US20150250981 CATHETERS WITH ENHANCED FLEXIBILITY AND ASSOCIATED DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS  
A neuromodulation catheter includes an elongate shaft and a neuromodulation element. The shaft includes two or more first cut shapes and two or more second cut shapes along a helical path...
US20120165604 ENDOLUMINAL FOLD CREATION  
Devices and methods are provided for forming one or more plications in the walls of a body cavity. In particular, endoscopic devices and methods are provided for forming and/or securing...