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US20120158101 System for inducing desirable temperature effects on body tissue  
A catheter and catheter system may be used to treat disease tissue by gentle heating in combination with gentle or standard dilation. An elongate flexible catheter body with a radially expandable...
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....
US20140005759 Devices and Systems for Stimulation of Tissues  
NMES systems and methods for stimulating muscle tissue, and in some embodiments deep muscle tissue. The impedance near the surface of the skin is controllably increased to increase the percentage...
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...
US20140074197 NON-SURGICAL ORBITAL FAT REDUCTION  
A method of nonsurgical orbital fat reduction includes providing an electromagnetic energy system that includes an electromagnetic energy source and a patient interface coupled to the...
US20110144729 FACIAL TISSUE STRENGTHENING AND TIGHTENING DEVICE AND METHODS  
A device is described that can be used quickly and accurately by surgeons to provide uniform facial tissue planes that are tunnel-free and wall-free thus optimizing face lifting, tightening, and...
US20140275217 COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR TREATING CANCER  
A method of treating a BORG expressing cancer includes administering a therapeutically effective amount of at least one BORG inhibiting agent to the BORG overexpressing cancer cells of the subject.
US20100312313 FUNCTIONAL THERAPEUTIC HEATER ELEMENT  
A breathable electrical heater element for a topical application device such as a wound dressing or a therapeutic heating pad is disclosed. The heater element is formed by photochemically etching...
US20150209104 NEUROMODULATION CATHETERS HAVING JACKETED NEUROMODULATION ELEMENTS AND RELATED DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS  
A neuromodulation catheter in accordance with a particular embodiment includes an elongate shaft and a neuromodulation element operably connected to the shaft. The shaft includes a proximal...
US20110152981 Living-tissue normalization method  
A living-tissue normalization method and therapeutic device. The method includes intermittently flowing a slight direct current through a living body or living tissue at predetermined regular...
US20130317576 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING BRAIN ACTIVATION VIA THE VESTIBULAR SYSTEM WITH TIME-VARYING WAVEFORMS  
A device for delivering caloric vestibular stimulation to an individual, includes: (a) an earpiece configured to be at least partially insertable into the ear canal of the individual for...
US20140379055 Reduction of RF Electrode Edge Effect  
A skin surface is treated with RF energy (e.g., unipolar, monopolar, bipolar or multipolar RF delivery). A first semiconductive cap disposed on a first distal end of a first electrode and,...
US20130197614 SELECTIVE ACCUMULATION OF ENERGY WITH OR WITHOUT KNOWLEDGE OF TISSUE TOPOGRAPHY  
Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example method may include a method for heating a body tissue region adjacent to a body lumen. The method may...
US20130116758 MONITORING THE COOLING OF SUBCUTANEOUS LIPID-RICH CELLS, SUCH AS THE COOLING OF ADIPOSE TISSUE  
A system and method of monitoring, controlling and/or detecting events during the removal of heat from subcutaneous lipid-rich tissue is described. In some examples, the system detects an increase...
US20120150266 COSMETIC SKIN REJUVINATION  
A device for cosmetic treatment of human skin, including: a needle for inserting into the skin; a DC power source electrically connected to the needle for providing negative current to the needle;...
US20090149929 MONITORING THE COOLING OF SUBCUTANEOUS LIPID-RICH CELLS, SUCH AS THE COOLING OF ADIPOSE TISSUE  
A system and method of monitoring, controlling and/or detecting events during the removal of heat from subcutaneous lipid-rich tissue is described. In some examples, the system detects an increase...
US20110046703 Heating device for low voltage thermal therapy  
This invention relates to a heating device for low voltage thermal therapy in which a heating layer is provided on the protector body and a lead wire is extended from the heating layer, a terminal...
US20120316625 SYSTEMS, DEVICES AND METHODS FOR CALORIC VESTIBULAR STIMULATION HAVING AN IMPEDANCE MONITOR AND/OR TEMPERATURE SENSOR  
An in-ear stimulation device for administering caloric stimulation to the ear canal of a subject includes (a) first and second earpieces configured to be insertable into the ear canals of the...
US20130018257 Device For Administering Heat To A Human Or Animal Tissue, Vessel Or Cavity  
Device for administering heat to a cavity, tissue or vessel, characterised in that it takes the form of an insulated copper wire over the length of which is crimped a tube having a resistivity of...
US20080188912 System for inducing desirable temperature effects on body tissue  
A catheter and catheter system may be used to treat disease tissue by gentle heating in combination with gentle or standard dilation. An elongate flexible catheter body with a radially expandable...
US20050021014 Closed system warming catheter and method of use  
An apparatus and method for warming the urethra of a patient during ablative surgery. In one embodiment, at least one ablative surgical device is inserted into a prostate region of the patient. A...
US20140257440 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR THERAPEUTIC APPLICATION OF THERMAL ENERGY INCLUDING BLOOD VISCOSITY ADJUSTMENT  
Apparatus and methods are provided for treating a human condition by providing an appendage chamber having a thermal exchange member. Negative pressure may be applied to a human appendage when...
US20150196351 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING MEDICAL CONDITIONS  
A method and apparatus for treating a condition in a patient such as BPH, irretractable infection, cyst, fibroid, or any mass such as prostate or breast cancer, skin cancer, melanoma, or any other...
US20110065976 THERMALLY ASSISTED PULSED ELECTRO-MAGNETIC FIELD STIMULATION DEVICE AND METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS  
A method, apparatus and a system for thermally-assisted pulsed electromagnetic field stimulation for treatment of osteoarthritis are disclosed. In one embodiment, the system comprises a multi-coil...
US20140135876 System and method for electrical stimulation of the lumbar vertebral column  
Disclosed methods and devices treat lower back pain from degenerated or injured intervertebral discs. Electrodes connected to a pulse generator deliver electrical impulses to nerves located within...
US20060224156 Electrosurgical cannulas, systems and methods  
Electrosurgical cannulas for use with an electrosurgical generator to thermally treat tissue are disclosed. An electrosurgical cannula for use with an electrosurgical generator to treat tissue is...
US20050277918 Electrosurgical cannula  
This invention discloses a cannula comprising an elongate shaft comprising a distal region and a proximal region and defining a lumen therebetween, and further comprising a wall defining at least...
US20120316624 SYSTEMS, DEVICES AND METHODS FOR BILATERAL CALORIC VESTIBULAR STIMULATION  
An in-ear stimulation device for administering caloric stimulation to the ear canal of a subject includes (a) first and second earpieces configured to be insertable into the ear canals of the...
US20090182399 AURICULAR THERMOREGULATION SYSTEM FOR APPETITE SUPPRESSION  
Disclosed herein is a system to stimulate at least a part of the vestibular system of a patient to induce a sensation of anorexia to promote weight loss. The system can include a thermal element,...
US20130041436 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING CANCER  
A method and apparatus for treating masses, such as prostate or breast cancer, or any other soft tissue cancerous or benign mass, employs a unique, three-dimensional software-controlled electronic...
US20080033524 Heated balloon assembly for delivery of polymeric stents  
A medical device such as a stent with a catheter, delivery balloon and a resistive heater for the balloon is disclosed. The resistive heater may be on top of, inside of the balloon or within the...
US20090204189 Living-Tissue Normalization Method  
A living-tissue normalization method and therapeutic device. The method includes intermittently flowing a slight direct current through a living body or living tissue at predetermined regular...
US20080172048 ABLATION SYSTEM, CLAMP AND METHOD OF USE  
A method and apparatus for ablating tissue are disclosed that comprise positioning two or more bidirectional ablation energy sources in spaced-apart relation in sufficient proximity to the tissue...
US20130085552 APPARATUS FOR THERAPEUTIC COOLING AND WARMING OF A BODY PORTION OF A HUMAN OR MAMMAL  
At least one thermoelectric assembly controlled by a microprocessor and disposed on a thermal conduction pad configured to conduct energy to and from the thermoelectric assembly and adjacent the...
US20060247619 MEDICAL DEVICE WITH PROCEDURE IMPROVEMENT FEATURES  
This relates to methods and devices for achieving contact between the wall of a cavity or passageway and a medical device under conditions in which an access path and the subject anatomy are not...
US20100198318 NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL ACTIVATION BY VESTIBULAR OR CRANIAL NERVE STIMULATION  
A method of treating a disorder may include positioning a thermoelectric device in the ear canal of a subject and activating the thermoelectric device to deliver caloric vestibular stimulation...
US20140309628 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR FRACTIONAL RF TREATMENT OF THE SKIN  
A system and method for treating the skin by heating at least one discrete skin volume, comprising at least one treatment tip reversibly connectable to at least one applicator. The treatment tip...
US20150173830 TREATMENT STRUCTURE AND METHODS OF USE  
Catheter based ablation devices, systems, and methods for achieving intraluminal and/or transluminal neuromodulation, stimulation or ablation by intraluminal access are disclosed herein. One...
US20100256552 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING MEIBOMIAN GLAND DYSFUNCTION  
A method and apparatus for treating gland dysfunction caused by gland obstruction in order to restore the natural flow of secretion from the gland comprises the application of a combination of...
US20120078141 Systems and methods for using reverse thermal gradient to non-invasively heat a subjacent soft tissue structure  
A new non-invasive approach is proposed that contemplates a method and apparatus to utilize two- or three-dimensional treatment patterns with a reverse thermal gradient to non-invasively heat a...
US20070179495 Combination electrosurgery  
An electrosurgical apparatus includes a probe having a first electrode surface area for performing a first electrosurgical procedure and a second electrode surface area for performing a second...
US20150142087 RADIO-FREQUENCY SYSTEM FOR SKIN TREATMENT INCLUDING A ROLLER WITH AN ELECTRODE AND A METHOD FOR SKIN TREATMENT  
A method of treating a skin tissue relief feature (3) in mammalian, in particular human, skin tissue (1) is provided. The method comprises the steps of: determining a perimeter (4) of the relief...
US20070135805 Device and method for reshaping the cornea  
The present invention relates to a device for reshaping the cornea. The device includes a body having a first surface adapted to be positioned adjacent the surface of the cornea and configured to...
US20080033421 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...
US20080188913 Inducing desirable temperature effects on body tissue  
Methods and systems are disclosed for treating diseased tissue by gentle heating. The method induces vasodilation on tissue disposed about an lumen having both healthy tissue and diseased tissue....
US20090024192 Method and device for minimally invasive skin and fat treatment  
A RF electrode for use in a device for thermal fat destruction and skin tightening is provided. The RF electrode comprises a handle, a cannula shaft that extends from the handle and in turn...
US20100057168 HEATING SYSTEM  
A body part heating system (10) comprises a temperature sensor (28) adapted to measure the temperature of a body part, and a heater (34a, 34b) in communication with the temperature sensor (28)....
US20060036300 Method for lypolisis  
A method of lipolysis. The method comprises deforming a region of skin so that the region of skin protrudes from surrounding skin. One or more radio frequency (RF) electrodes are positioned on the...
US20150196354 MEDICAL DEVICES WITH FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT ASSEMBLIES  
Medical devices for sympathetic nerve modulation are disclosed. An example medical device for sympathetic nerve modulation may include a catheter shaft having a distal region. An expandable member...
US20150025604 PERCUTANEOUS BLEPHAROPLASTY DEVICE AND METHOD  
Approaches for percutaneous blepharoplasty are provided. An electrosurgical device includes: a hand-piece; a tip connected to the hand-piece; and two needles extending from a distal end of the...

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