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9039688 Method for reducing hyperdynamic facial wrinkles  
A method for cryogenically treating a target tissue comprises providing a cryogenic device having one or more tissue penetrating needle probes, and advancing the one or more tissue penetrating...
9039687 Reactance changes to identify and evaluate cryo ablation lesions  
A method of assessing lesion quality of an ablated tissue region comprising ablating at least a portion of the tissue region. The reactance of the ablated tissue region is measured at a plurality...
9011420 Compatible cryogenic cooling system  
A method of operating a medical system, including coupling a medical system to an outlet of a fluid distribution network having a plurality of fluid outlets in a patient treatment center;...
8998888 Modular pulsed pressure device for the transport of liquid cryogen to a cryoprobe  
A cryogenic medical device for delivery of subcooled liquid cryogen to various configurations of cryoprobes is designed for the treatment of damaged, diseased, cancerous or other unwanted tissues....
8992516 Eye therapy system  
A system for applying therapy to an eye selectively applies coolant to the corneal surface to minimize heat-related damage to the corneal surface during thermokeratoplasty. Embodiments may include...
8961506 Methods of automatically regulating operation of ablation members based on determined temperatures  
Methods and systems for treating tissue that employ a radiometer for temperature measurements and use feedback from the radiometer to regulate energy being applied to the tissue are provided. For...
8951246 Cryosurgical device with a probe coupling formed from the socket and the plug of cryoprobes  
A cryosurgical device, with a control for the supply and/or removal of a coolant gas to a cryoprobe via a return flow or a supply flow. The device has at least one socket for the attachment of a...
8945106 Tip design for cryogenic probe with inner coil injection tube  
A cryogenic probe design is provided containing, for example, an inner coil injection tube with a continuous flow of circulating liquid and an outer jacket enclosing the inner coil injection tube....
8939968 Cryosurgical instrument  
A cryosurgical instrument, comprising a cryoprobe having ducting through which a compressed cooling fluid, such as a cooling gas, flows, for cooling a least part of the cryoprobe. The ducting has...
8906005 Cryo-surgical systems and methods of using the same  
A cryo-surgical system may comprise a container containing a refrigerant, a delivery tube having a first end configured to be in flow communication with the container and a second end opposite the...
8900222 Method and apparatus for inflating and deflating balloon catheters  
A system and method for controlling the inflation, ablation, and deflation of a balloon catheter. The system includes a balloon catheter, a console, a pressurized gas or liquid inflation source,...
8888768 Cryoablation system having docking station for charging cryogen containers and related method  
A cryoablation system includes thermally insulated containers for holding liquid refrigerant. The containers are placed in a docking station that charges the containers with a liquid refrigerant...
8882755 Electrosurgical device for treatment of tissue  
A novel medical probe assembly, system, and methods for the use thereof to treat tissue are described. The system optionally comprises an energy source, two probe assemblies, and one or more...
8864757 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...
8845628 Cryoablation system having docking station for charging cryogen containers and related method  
A cryoablation system includes thermally insulated containers for holding liquid refrigerant. The containers are placed in a docking station that charges the containers with a liquid refrigerant...
8840608 Methods and devices for selective disruption of fatty tissue by controlled cooling  
The present invention relates to methods for use in the selective disruption of lipid-rich cells by controlled cooling. The present invention further relates to a device for use in carrying out...
8818500 Fluid dispenser  
A fluid dispenser including a fluid reservoir and a body receiving a dispenser member that is connected to the reservoir and an actuator member for actuating the dispenser member; a dispenser and...
8747396 Cryosurgical probe with adjustable sliding apparatus  
A cryosurgical probe assembly that includes a gas delivery assembly, including a stem and a fluid conduit subassembly bonded to the stem. The fluid conduit subassembly delivers and returns cooling...
8745846 Method of manufacturing handheld medical devices including microwave amplifier unit  
A method of manufacturing a medical device includes the initial steps of providing a handle assembly and providing a microwave-signal-amplifying module. The handle assembly includes a handle body...
8740891 Flexible multi-tubular cryoprobe  
A flexible multi-tubular cryoprobe, including a housing for receiving an inlet flow of near critical cryogenic fluid from a fluid source and for discharging an outlet flow of the cryogenic fluid....
8740892 Expandable multi-tubular cryoprobe  
An expandable, flexible multi-tubular cryoprobe operational with a near critical cryogenic working fluid. The inlet fluid transfer micro-tubes utilized are formed of material that maintains...
8734434 Skin cooling for a dermatologic treatment procedure  
A skin cooling method for a dermatologic treatment procedure, by which a skin target region is exposed for a specified duration to irradiation with electromagnetic energy emitted from an...
8727983 Systems and methods for making and using a conductive-fluid detector for a catheter-based medical device  
A catheter-based medical device includes a catheter that is configured and arranged for at least partial insertion into a patient and that defines at least one lumen that is configured and...
8722068 Compositions and methods for surface abrasion with frozen particles  
Certain embodiments disclosed herein relate to compositions, methods, devices, systems, and products regarding frozen particles. In certain embodiments, the frozen particles include materials at...
8715275 Pain management using cryogenic remodeling  
Medical devices, systems, and methods for pain management and other applications may apply cooling with at least one probe inserted through an exposed skin surface of skin. The cooling may remodel...
8690864 System and method for controlling tissue treatment  
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a system and method for controlling a tissue treatment device using results from a spectroscopic tissue analyzer. One embodiment provides a system...
8660326 Image processing method for estimating a risk of atheroma plaque breakage  
The invention relates to an image processing method for estimating a risk of atheroma plaque breakage, that includes the step of receiving (40) a so-called elastogram image representing the inner...
8652189 Thermal stimulation probe and method  
A physiological thermal stimulation probe, comprising: (a) an electrically controlled heat control element with a relatively low thermal capacity and adapted for contact with tissue on one side...
8647336 Cryogenic medical device with thermal guard and method  
A medical device, system and method are provided for thermal medical treatment. A medical device for cryogenic treatment may include a tip and a thermal guard or shield. The tip may be at a distal...
8647337 Devices and methods for dispensing a cryogenic fluid  
A dispensing head for dispensing a cryogenic fluid may comprise a flow passage configured to be placed in flow communication with a reservoir containing a cryogenic fluid, the flow passage...
8597285 Cryoprobe for low pressure systems  
A cryoprobe for use in cryosurgery and other applications comprising a rigid outer tube, an inner coolant inlet tube. a short rigid penetrating segment extending distally from the distal end of...
8579889 Linear ablation devices and methods of use  
Described herein are various methods and devices for delivering cryoablative therapy. Various ablative patterns can be produced by the devices, including, linear ablation patterns. One exemplary...
8579890 Cryo-ablation refrigerant distribution catheter  
Described herein are methods and devices for performing ablation via a cryoablation catheter. An ablation catheter having a cyroablation chamber at its distal end can be used to achieve a uniform...
8574225 Efficient controlled cryogenic fluid delivery into a balloon catheter and other treatment devices  
Devices, systems, and methods efficiently dilate and/or cool blood vessels and other body tissues. Controlled cooling with balloon catheters and other probes may be effected by a change in phase...
8551081 Cryogenic system  
A cryosurgical system and method for supplying cryogen to a probe. The system including a container filled with cryogen and having bellows of a pump submerged within said cryogen. Conduits fluidly...
8523927 System for treating lipid-rich regions  
A system is described for removing heat from a subject's subcutaneous lipid-rich regions, such as tissues, organs, cells, and so forth. In various embodiments, the system includes a controller, a...
8491636 Method and apparatus for inflating and deflating balloon catheters  
A system and method for controlling the inflation, ablation, and deflation of a balloon catheter. The system includes a balloon catheter, a console, a pressurized gas or liquid inflation source,...
8480664 Controlling depth of cryoablation  
A method of performing cryotherapy on a patient can include positioning an outer surface of a distal portion of a cryotherapy catheter in contact with body tissue to be treated; performing a...
8469950 Intra-atrial apparatus and method of use thereof  
An intra-atrial ablation therapy apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a balloon adapted for intra-atrial inflation to fill at least part of the atrium, the balloon being adapted to...
8465481 Providing cryotherapy with a balloon catheter having a non-uniform thermal profile  
A cryotherapy catheter can include an elongate member and an inflatable balloon portion at a distal end of the elongate member. The inflatable balloon portion can have an external surface and an...
8454593 Method for ablating heart tissue to treat a cardiac arrhythmia  
Devices and methods provide for ablation of cardiac tissue for treating cardiac arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation. Although the devices and methods are often be used to ablate epicardial...
8439908 Ablation in the gastrointestinal tract to achieve hemostasis and eradicate lesions with a propensity for bleeding  
Devices and methods are provided for the ablation of regions of the digestive tract to achieve hemostasis and to eradicate chronically bleeding lesions as occur with gastric antral vascular...
8414631 System and method for cooled airflow for dermatological applications  
A system and method of providing a temperature controlled gaseous medium for dermatological applications is described. The gaseous medium may be cooled and applied to an area such as a skin area...
8403876 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8382747 Method and apparatus for inflating and deflating balloon catheters  
A system and method for controlling the inflation, ablation, and deflation of a balloon catheter. The system includes a balloon catheter, a console, a pressurized gas or liquid inflation source,...
8382698 Systems and methods for improving image-guided tissue ablation  
The cryosurgical kit and method of use relates to the combined use of biodegradable, imageable, drug(s) carriers, vectors or microcapsules deposited into a target tissue region inside a body and...
8380299 Fluid flowing device and method for tissue diagnosis or therapy  
A device and method for safely securing a multilumen device to a tissue, organ or solid tumor within the body of a human during a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure is described. The device is...
8346373 Method and apparatus for delivering a lead to a heart  
A method and apparatus for creating and accessing an anatomic space between a heart and a pericardial sac. The apparatus includes a catheter having a cryoadhesion member situated on the distal tip...
RE43881 Tissue cooling rod for laser surgery  
A laser treatment device and process with controlled cooling. The device contains a cooling element with high heat conduction properties, which is transparent to the laser beam. A surface of the...
8333758 Cryosurgical fluid supply  
Improved systems, devices, and methods for delivering cryogenic cooling fluid to cryosurgical probes such as cryosurgical endovascular balloon catheters take advantage of the transients during the...

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