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US20120116377 APPARATUS UTILIZING A GUIDE WIRE TO MANEUVER HEATING ELEMENT AND PROBE FOR TREATING DAMAGED SPINAL DISCS  
The advantages of this invention are provided by a surgical tool for repairing a damaged spinal disc of a patient comprising: a catheter having a proximal end and a distal end; a guide wire...
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...
US20120157984 METHOD FOR ABLATING BODY TISSUE  
A tissue ablation system for treating fibrillation in a patient comprises a steerable interventional catheter having an energy source that emits a beam of energy to ablate tissue thereby creating...
US20130338657 HEATING TYPE BALLOON CATHETER DEVICE, AND ELASTIC TUBE DEVICE AND VIBRATOR DEVICE FOR THE CATHETER DEVICE  
A heating-type balloon catheter device is provided. The catheter device may include a heating-type balloon at a top end portion of a catheter main body and a vibration imparting device connected...
US20130226164 Systems and Methods for Treatment of Prostatic Tissue  
A prostate therapy system is provided that may include any of a number of features. One feature of the prostate therapy system is that it can access a prostate lobe transurethrally. Another...
US20120184949 Positioning Method and Apparatus for Delivering Vapor to the Uterus  
A method and system of providing therapy to a patient's uterus. The method can include the steps of inserting a uterine ablation device into the uterus; expanding a distal anchor; inflating a...
US20110087205 ABLATION DEVICE WITH JAWS  
System, device and method for ablating target tissue adjacent pulmonary veins of a patient through an incision. An ablation device can include a hinge including a cam assembly, a moving arm, a...
US20150182275 REFLECTANCE-FACILITATED ULTRASOUND TREATMENT  
Apparatus is provided that includes an ultrasound ablation system, which includes a reflection-facilitation element, configured to be placed at an extramyocardial site of a subject, and to provide...
US20150223866 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ABLATION OF THE RENAL PELVIS  
Apparatus, systems, and methods provide access to the renal pelvis of a kidney to treat renal nerves embedded in tissue surrounding the renal pelvis. Access to the renal pelvis may be via the...
US20120123303 Minimally Invasive Access for Renal Nerve Ablation  
An elongated flexible medical device is inserted into a patient's body via a natural orifice, and advanced through the natural orifice to a location proximate innervated tissue that influences...
US20150051594 OVARIAN NEUROMODULATION AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Methods for treating polycystic ovary syndrome with therapeutic ovarian neuromodulation and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. Polycystic ovary syndrome can be associated, for...
US20140052116 THERMAL CAUTERY SURGICAL FORCEPS  
A portable, thermal cauterizing forceps device for use in surgery. The device incorporates a pair of ceramic heater elements mounted within the tips of the tines of a forceps. The forceps is used...
US20120101486 THERMAL CAUTERY SURGICAL FORCEPS  
A portable, thermal cauterizing forceps device for use in surgery. The device incorporates a pair of ceramic heater elements mounted within the tips of the tines of a forceps. The forceps is used...
US20120226270 THERMALLY ADJUSTABLE SURGICAL TOOL, BALLOON CATHETERS AND SCULPTING OF BIOLOGIC MATERIALS  
Thermally adjustable surgical tools include a conductor and a ferromagnetic material. The ferromagnetic material may be quickly heated when subjected to high frequency alternating current through...
US20150080874 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR FAT AND CELLULITE REDUCTION  
A method and system for providing ultrasound treatment to a tissue that contains a lower part of dermis and proximal protrusions of fat lobuli into the dermis. An embodiment delivers ultrasound...
US20120271293 Method for targeted local heat ablation using nanoparticles  
This invention relates to the targeting of specific tissue for destruction or modification using electromagnetic radiation coupled with nanoparticles to locally apply heat to the targeted tissue...
US20120271294 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR TREATING MUSCLE, TENDON, LIGAMENT AND CARTILAGE TISSUE  
A method and system for treating subcutaneous tissue with energy such as ultrasound energy is disclosed. In various embodiments, ultrasound energy is applied at a region of interest to affect...
US20110257644 High Pressure and High Temperature Vapor Catheters and Systems  
Devices and systems are described for treating intraluminal locations such as in a patient's lung. The device has an elongated shaft with an inner lumen, preferably defined by an inner tubular...
US20140025056 IMAGE-GUIDED REMOVAL AND THERMAL THERAPY OF BREAST CANCER  
A method of removing undesirable cells and killing cells surrounding a cavity caused by the removal of the undesirable cells includes the step of inserting a probe through an incision made in the...
US20130053839 Integrated Suture and Cauterization  
A system for suturing and cauterization is provided. A needle assembly and/or suture line emanates heat to cauterize tissue during wound closure. Energy sources for the heat include thermal...
US20140052062 ADAPTABLE DEVICE FOR ELECTRICALLY ISOLATING PULMONARY VEINS IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION  
Device for electrically isolating the pulmonary veins in atrial fibrillation for treatment thereof by means of ablation of a circumferential zone of tissue in a position where a pulmonary vein...
US20150088112 NEUROMODULATION AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION  
Methods for treating erectile dysfunction with therapeutic neuromodulation and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. Erectile dysfunction can be characterized by the inability to...
US20140018605 SELECTIVE LUNG TISSUE ABLATION  
Medical methods and systems are provided for effecting lung volume reduction by selectively ablating segments of lung tissue.
US20140276716 CATALYZED EXOTHERMIC ABLATION DEVICE  
The invention relates to devices, systems, and methods for heating tissue, including ablating a tumor, using the catalyzed heat of decomposition of hydrogen peroxide solutions. A hydrogen peroxide...
US20110077629 TREATMENT METHOD FOR LIVING TISSUE USING ENERGY  
A treatment method for a living tissue using energy includes a first step of outputting high-frequency energy to grasped living tissues to destroy cell membranes of the grasped living tissues,...
US20130253498 MEDICAL ABLATION SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE  
A probe for ablating tissue comprises an electrosurgical working end configured to provide a first plasma about a first surface location and a second plasma about a second surface location, the...
US20120035604 STIRRING METHOD AND ABLATION CATHETER SYSTEM WITH BALLOON  
Provided is an ablation catheter system with a balloon which can improve the effect of therapy by ablation by eliminating variation in the surface temperature of a balloon in the ablation catheter...
US20140358137 COMPLIANT BALLOON WITH LIQUID INJECTION  
A system and method for occluding a pulmonary vein. The device includes a treatment device comprising an inner balloon, an outer balloon, and a space therebetween. Delivery of fluid to the inner...
US20130296838 INDUCTIVELY HEATED MULTI-MODE SURGICAL TOOL  
Thermal, Electrosurgical and Mechanical modalities may be combined in a surgical tool. Potentially damaging effects in a first modality may be minimized by using a secondary modality. In one...
US20150066008 DEVICE FOR AUTOMATIC ANCHOR UNDEPLOYMENT AND RETRACTION  
A tissue closure device and a treatment method for closing an opening in a tissue wall are described. The tissue closure device comprises a heating element and a removable anchor having an anchor...
US20110218241 ANTIVIRAL EPICATECHINS, EPICATECHIN OLIGOMERS, OR THIOLATED EPICATECHINS FROM THEOBROMA CACAO FOR TREATMENT OF GENITAL WARTS  
Epicatechins, Epicatechin Oligomers, or Thiolated Epicatechins are applied (A) directly to a genital wart in the form of a cream, ointment, paste or solution, (B) directly to the genital wart...
US20120197244 TREATMENT FOR ANEURYSM  
The invention relates to methods for treating, inhibiting, reducing the size of or preventing enlargement of, aneurysms in a subject by delivering thermal or cryo energy to the vasculature of the...
US20120010606 Home Use Device and Method for Treating Skin Conditions  
Skin tissue is subjected to thermal energy that creates heating of the area being treated causing pores and follicle ducts to open so that excess oil, sebum, fatty deposits, or other unwanted...
US20110160715 COLLAPSIBLE IRRIGATION CHANNEL FOR PROCEDURES INVOLVING FLUID CIRCULATION  
A device for providing fluid to an organ within a living body comprises an elongate member including a distal portion configured for insertion to a target location within a living body. The...
US20140330263 PERICARDIAL CUTTING ASSEMBLY  
The present invention is directed to an assembly, and methods thereof, for cutting the pericardium of a subject. The assembly is designed for insertion into the thoracic cavity via a thoracic...
US20150141976 ULTRASONIC ANASTOMOSIS INSTRUMENT WITH PIEZOELECTRIC SEALING HEAD  
An apparatus includes a body, a shaft, an ultrasonic element, and an annular clamp pad. The shaft extends distally from the body. The ultrasonic element is located at the distal end of the shaft....
US20110184313 Cauterization Device and Method of Cauterizing  
A medical device such as a biopsy needle or probe has an integrated piezoelectric transducer. A power source is electrically coupled to the piezoelectric transducer. The power source is configured...
US20130211396 TISSUE TREATMENT  
There is provided in accordance with an exemplary embodiment of the a method of selectively treating tissue using non-focused ultrasound energy delivered intrabody comprising: selectively...
US20150196762 IMPLANTABLE NEUROSTIMULATOR-IMPLEMENTED METHOD FOR MANAGING HYPERTENSION THROUGH RENAL DENERVATION AND VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION  
A method for managing hypertension through renal nerve denervation and vagus nerve stimulation is provided. Renal nerves are disrupted to inhibit a sympathetic nervous system. Thereafter, an...
US20140257263 HEPATIC ARTERY NERVE MODULATION METHODS  
According to some embodiments, a method of treating a subject having diabetes or symptoms associated with diabetes is provided. The method includes delivering a neuromodulation catheter within a...
US20150157398 Methods for Treating Heart Arrhythmia  
Methods and apparatus are provided for treatment of heart arrhythmia via renal neuromodulation. Such neuromodulation may effectuate irreversible electroporation or electrofusion, ablation,...
US20080183125 Ear cleaning apparatus  
An ear cleaning apparatus for removing ear wax from an ear canal has a housing having an ear insertion tip shaped to fit into a person's ear. The housing has first and second passageways with each...
US20140371736 HEAT ABLATION SYSTEMS, DEVICES AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF TISSUE  
A system for treatment target tissue comprises an ablation device and an energy delivery unit. The ablation device comprises an elongate tube with an expandable treatment element. The system...
US20120165805 Indirect Fluid Flow Measurement  
A method for ablating tissue comprising controlling a heating element using a variable phase angle control to heat an ablation fluid to a desired temperature and determining a heating percentage...
US20080031833 Combined energy and topical composition application for regulating the condition of mammalian skin  
Method for regulating the condition of mammalian skin comprising the steps of applying a first personal care composition to an area of skin where regulation is desired, wherein the first personal...
US20130123770 ABLATION CATHETER WITH CRYOTHERMAL BALLOON  
A catheter for thermal modulation of renal nerves via thermal ablation, the catheter including a catheter shaft including a distal end, a proximal end, and two lumens—a first lumen and a second...
US20140371735 ELECTROSURGICAL INSTRUMENT END EFFECTOR WITH PREHEATING ELEMENT  
A surgical instrument includes a handpiece, an elongate shaft extending distally from the handpiece, an end effector disposed at a distal end of the elongate shaft, and a firing beam. The end...
US20150018725 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATING PANCREATIC CANCER  
A method of treating pancreatic cancer includes: inserting a device into a stomach or a duodenum; securing at least a portion of the device in position relative to the stomach or the duodenum; and...
US20150257779 CAROTID BODY ABLATION WITH A TRANSVENOUS ULTRASOUND IMAGING AND ABLATION CATHETER  
Methods and devices for assessing, and treating patients having sympathetically mediated disease, involving augmented peripheral chemoreflex and heightened sympathetic tone by reducing chemosensor...
US20060069387 Comprehensive system that minimizes outbreak of operating room fires  
A system for prevention of fires in operating rooms as frequently arises from electrocautery and laser systems comprising an electrocautery instrument having a shielding gas that is expelled from...

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