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US20130280336 NANOPARTICLE COMPRISING RAPAMYCIN AND ALBUMIN AS ANTICANCER AGENT  
The present invention features methods for treating, stabilizing, preventing, and/or delaying cancer by administering nanoparticles that comprise rapamycin or a derivative thereof. The invention...
US20160296279 METHODS FOR RENAL NEUROMODULATION  
Methods and apparatus are provided for renal neuromodulation using a pulsed electric field to effectuate electroporation or electrofusion. It is expected that renal neuromodulation (e.g.,...
US20160220850 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR MODULATING BRAIN ACTIVITY  
Devices and methods for brain modulation are provided herein. A device may comprise a body and components for activating the brain. Such components include ultrasound transducers. The devices are...
US20150216719 TREATMENT SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATING CELLULITE AND FOR PROVIDING OTHER TREATMENTS  
Treatment systems, methods, and apparatuses for improving the appearance of skin or other target regions are described. Aspects of the technology are directed to improving the appearance of skin...
US20120245494 METHODS FOR TREATMENT USING ULTRASONIC ENERGY  
In some examples, nerves surrounding arteries or leading to organs are targeted with energy sources to correct or modulate physiologic processes. In some examples, different types of energy...
US20120238916 ULTRASOUND CATHETER AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME  
Ultrasound catheter devices and methods provide enhanced disruption of blood vessel obstructions. Generally, ultrasound catheters include an elongate flexible catheter body with one or more...
US20120232435 ULTRASOUND CATHETER AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME  
Ultrasound catheter devices and methods provide enhanced disruption of blood vessel obstructions. Generally, ultrasound catheters include an elongate flexible catheter body with one or more...
US20120232434 ULTRASOUND CATHETER AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING SAME  
Ultrasound catheter devices and methods provide enhanced disruption of blood vessel obstructions. Generally, ultrasound catheters include an elongate flexible catheter body with one or more...
US20120116266 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH MODULAR END EFFECTOR AND DETECTION FEATURE  
An apparatus comprises a handle assembly, a first transmission assembly, and a second transmission assembly. The first transmission assembly is in selective communication with the handle assembly...
US20110282250 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR TREATING ATRIAL FIBRILLATION  
Described here are systems and methods for affecting tissue within a body to form a lesion. Some systems comprise tissue-affecting devices, devices that guide the advancement of the...
US20110021913 USE OF FOCUSED ULTRASOUND FOR VASCULAR SEALING  
An ultrasonic applicator unit (2) is used diagnostically to locate a puncture wound (316) in an artery and then therapeutically to seal the puncture wound with high intensity focused ultrasound...
US20100094384 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING PHOTOTHERAPY TO THE BRAIN  
A therapeutic treatment system and method are provided. The therapeutic system includes a light source adapted to irradiate at least a portion of the brain with light and a non-light energy source...
US20090182231 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TREATING ACNE AND SEBACEOUS GLANDS  
A method and system for ultrasound treatment of acne and sebaceous glands are provided. An exemplary method and system are configured for targeted treatment of sebaceous glands in various manners,...
US20090143760 Methods, Devices, Kits and Systems for Defunctionalizing the Gallbladder  
The application discloses devices, systems, kits and methods for treating biliary disease. Device comprise, for example, a component configured for deployment to a lumen of a gallbladder or...
US20090143759 Methods, Devices, Kits and Systems for Defunctionalizing the Cystic Duct  
The application discloses devices, systems, kits and methods for treating biliary disease. Devices comprise, for example, a component configurable for deployment between within a cystic duct of a...
US20080281236 Devices and methodologies useful in body aesthetics  
A methodology and system for lysis or induction of apoptosis in cellulite and fat including directing ultrasonic energy at a multiplicity of target volumes within the region, which target volumes...
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A system and method for controlling the inflation, ablation, and deflation of a balloon catheter. The system includes a balloon catheter, a console, having a pressurized gas or liquid inflation...
US20170056238 STIMULATION SYSTEM, DEVICE, AND METHOD FOR USE THEREOF  
Provided herein is a stimulation device, system and method for therapeutic treatment of a condition or disease. In various aspects, the device may include one or more modules for low temperature,...
US20170049611 METHOD FOR TREATMENT OF MIGRAINE AND OTHER HEADACHES  
Provided herein are methods and devices for treatment of migraines or other headaches. In various aspects, one illustrative method may include steps of applying a contact tip of a device to an...
US20130331739 ENERGETIC MODULATION OF NERVES  
In some examples, nerves surrounding arteries or leading to organs are targeted with energy sources to correct or modulate physiologic processes. In some examples, different types of energy...
US20130012816 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR CONTROLLING ACOUSTIC ENERGY DEPOSITION INTO A MEDIUM  
A method and system for acoustic treatment of tissue are provided. Acoustic energy, including ultrasound, under proper functional control can penetrate deeply and be controlled precisely in...
US20120289869 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR MODULATING BRAIN ACTIVITY  
Devices and methods for brain modulation are provided herein. A device may comprise a body and components for activating the brain. Such components include ultrasound transducers. The devices are...
US20120238918 METHODS FOR DELIVERING ENERGY TO MODULATE NEURAL STRUCTURES  
In some examples, nerves surrounding arteries or leading to organs are targeted with energy sources to correct or modulate physiologic processes. In some examples, different types of energy...
US20120136282 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATMENT OF ADIPOSE TISSUE  
The invention provides methods and apparatuses for the treatment of adipose tissue. The methods comprise application of ultrasound energy to a region of adipose tissue, and the apparatuses...
US20120116262 CAM DRIVEN COUPLING BETWEEN ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER AND WAVEGUIDE IN SURGICAL INSTRUMENT  
A surgical instrument includes a body assembly, a waveguide, a transducer, and a coupling assembly. In some versions the coupling assembly translates the transducer to couple the transducer to the...
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An ultrasonic transducer device for producing ultrasonic beams comprises a body vibratable at ultrasonic frequencies and an extensive surface for beam emanation, the device configured to produce...
US20110230796 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TREATING A THERAPEUTIC SITE  
A targeting catheter is used to locate an arteriotomy, such as is formed during a femoral artery catheterization procedure. The targeting catheter includes one or more targeting aids, such as an...
US20110230763 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TREATING A THERAPEUTIC SITE  
A targeting catheter is used to locate an arteriotomy, such as is formed during a femoral artery catheterization procedure. The targeting catheter includes one or more targeting aids, such as an...
US20110015549 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING A DISEASED NAIL  
A diseased nail is treated using electromagnetic radiation and/or other forms of energy that are applied to the diseased area to eliminate, substantially eliminate or effectively reduce the source...
US20100222714 HAND ACTIVATED ULTRASONIC INSTRUMENT  
An ultrasonic surgical clamp coagulator apparatus is configured to effect cutting, coagulation, and clamping of tissue by cooperation of a clamping mechanism of the apparatus with an associated...
US20100168739 APPARATUS, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR ACHIEVING INTRAVASCULAR, THERMALLY-INDUCED RENAL NEUROMODULATION  
Apparatus, systems, and methods for achieving thermally-induced renal neuromodulation by intravascular access are disclosed herein. One aspect of the present application, for example, is directed...
US20090312673 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR DELIVERING ENERGY TO TISSUE  
Methods and apparatus for treating a patient include an ablation device for treating atrial fibrillation. The device includes a housing having proximal and distal ends, and an energy source...
US20090216159 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COMBINED ULTRASOUND TREATMENT  
A non-invasive method and system for combined ultrasound treatment are provided. An exemplary combined ultrasound treatment system comprises a transducer configured to deliver ultrasound energy to...
US20080243035 INTERCHANGEABLE HIGH INTENSITY FOCUSED ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER  
An interchangeable transducer for use with an ultrasound medical system having a keyless adaptor and capable of operating in a wet environment. The interchangeable transducer has an adaptor for...
US20070208280 Ultrasound bandage  
Ultrasound bandages and ultrasound transducer array bandages are provided herein to accelerate the healing of wounds by positioning the ultrasound transducer array bandages adjacent to a wound and...
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A method for enhancing delivery of at least one substance through a surface of and into a subject. The method includes situating the substance adjacent to the surface of the subject. The method...
US20170080257 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING THE TOPICAL APPLICATION OF A BENEFIT AGENT  
The present invention relates to devices and methods for treating, reducing and preventing adverse skin/scalp conditions and enhancing the topical application of a benefit agent. The devices are...
US20140336497 NON-INVASIVE OR MINIMALLY INVASIVE PARASPINAL AND PRE-AORTIC SYMPATHETIC ABLATION FOR THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTENSION  
A system for treatment includes a focused ultrasound energy source for placement outside a patient, wherein the focused ultrasound energy source is configured to deliver ultrasound energy towards...
US20140180175 HAND ACTIVATED ULTRASONIC INSTRUMENT  
An ultrasonic surgical clamp coagulator apparatus is configured to effect cutting, coagulation, and clamping of tissue by cooperation of a clamping mechanism of the apparatus with an associated...
US20130018287 APPARATUS FOR GENERATING THERAPEUTIC SHOCKWAVES AND APPLICATIONS OF SAME  
Apparatuses and methods to generate high frequency shock waves in a controlled manner. The generated shock waves can be delivered to certain cellular structures of a patient for use in medical...
US20120116261 SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH SLIP RING ASSEMBLY TO POWER ULTRASONIC TRANSDUCER  
A surgical instrument includes a rotatable electrical coupling assembly having a first part and a second part that electrically couple and rotate relative to each other. The second part is carried...
US20110118632 CARDIAC ABLATION DEVICES  
A cardiac ablation device treats atrial fibrillation by directing and focusing ultrasonic waves into a ring-like ablation region (A). The device desirably is steerable and can be moved between a...
US20110066084 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF ADIPOSE TISSUE  
Methods and apparatus are described for modifying unwanted tissue for cosmetic reasons. The methods provide a non-invasive manner to perform body contouring by destroying adipose tissue while...
US20110015548 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR TREATMENT OF OBESITY  
Method and apparatus for treating obesity by use of transesophageal delivery of energy to interrupt the function of vagal nerves.
US20100069797 PULSED CAVITATIONAL ULTRASOUND THERAPY  
Therapy methods using pulsed cavitational ultrasound therapy can include the subprocesses of initiation, maintenance, therapy, and feedback of the histotripsy process, which involves the creation...
US20060253050 Ultrasonic treatment apparatus, and probe, treatment portion and large-diameter portion for ultrasonic treatment apparatus  
There is provided an ultrasonic treatment apparatus includes an ultrasonic transducer which generates ultrasonic vibrations, an elongated vibration transmitting member whose proximal end portion...
US20060235300 Ultrasound transducers for imaging and therapy  
Ultrasound applicators able to both image a treatment site and administer ultrasound therapy include an array of transducer elements that can be focused. In several embodiments, an electronically...
US20060184071 Treatment of skin with acoustic energy  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for applying acoustic energy to the skin whereby the wavefront can be controlled to confine the focused energy to a desired subsurface region. Acoustic...
US20140031726 Low Frequency Ultrasound Surgical Systems for the Treatment of Soft Tissues  
Devices, systems and methods using low frequency ultrasound to emulsify, disintegrate, cut and/or coagulate tissue in a narrow space such as the nasal passages and paranasal sinuses. The devices...
US20120059286 Self-Powered Ablation Catheter for Renal Denervation  
An ablation catheter includes a flexible shaft having length sufficient to access a patient's renal artery. An electrode arrangement is provided at the distal end of the shaft. A handle unit...