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9039697 Electrosurgical methods and devices employing inductive energy  
This disclosure relates generally to methods and devices for modifying biological tissue. In one embodiment, a device is provided suitable for applying RF energy to a treatment site in the...
9039701 Channeling paths into bone  
System and methods are shown having a tube-within-tube assembly with a deployable curved deflectable tube or cannula that deploys from a straight cannula or trocar. The curved cannula has a...
9039702 Devices and methods for forming a fistula  
Described here are devices, systems and methods for forming a fistula between two blood vessels. Generally, the systems may comprise a first catheter which may comprise a fistula-forming element....
9039694 RF generator system for surgical vessel sealing  
Systems, methods, and apparatus for providing power to an electrosurgical instrument. In particular, a power supply is disclosed in which non-sinusoidal (e.g., pulsed) constant frequency voltage...
9041616 High-strength microwave antenna assemblies  
Various high-strength microwave antenna assemblies are described herein. The microwave antenna has a radiating portion connected by a feedline to a power generating source, e.g., a generator. The...
9039698 Radio frequency ablation system with tracking sensor  
An RF ablation system has a hollow conductive coaxial cable comprising inner and outer coaxial tubular conductors, and an ablating member mounted at the distal end portion of the cable for...
9039699 Methods and systems for treatment of tissue in a body lumen  
A system for measuring physiologic characteristics or treating tissue in a body lumen. The system may be used for treating abnormal mucosa in the esophagus. The system comprises an energy delivery...
9039700 Irrigated ablation catheter with contact force sensing mechanism  
A catheter is configured to indicate contact force between the catheter and tissue. The catheter includes an elongate deformable shaft having proximal and distal ends. The catheter includes an...
9033975 Electrosurgical device and system  
Embodiments of the disclosure include devices and systems for using an end effector. In an embodiment, a medical device may include an articulation section. The articulation section may be...
9033980 Catheter for percutaneous transcatheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias using bipolar radiofrequency  
A catheter that distributes bipolar radiofrequency for use during the percutaneous ablation of cardiac arrhythmias. The catheter comprising a flexible sheath, a handle, a pull-wire, holes for...
9037447 Systems and methods for phase predictive impedance loss model calibration and compensation  
The systems and methods of the present disclosure calibrate impedance loss model parameters associated with an electrosurgical system having no external cabling or having external cabling with a...
9033916 Catheter with multi-functional control handle having rotational mechanism  
A catheter for use in a patient's heart, especially for mapping a tubular region of the heart, has a catheter body, a deflectable intermediate section and a distal mapping assembly that has a...
9033976 Modification of airways by application of energy  
This relates to treating reversible chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and more particularly, to exchanging energy with airway tissue such as that found in human lungs. This exchange of energy...
9028488 Radio frequency catheter to target ligamentum flavum  
A device for performing a surgical procedure comprising an elongated shaft extending between a proximal end and a distal end and including an outer surface and an inner surface, the inner surface...
9028486 Methods of using a catheter having a braided conductive member  
Embodiments described herein relate to methods of using a catheter having a braided conductive member. One embodiment relates to a method for treating a condition of a patient that involves...
9028478 Articulating surgical apparatus  
An endoscopic instrument includes a housing having shaft extending therefrom that defines a longitudinal axis therethrough. The shaft includes an articulating section disposed thereon. The...
9028484 Fingertip electrosurgical instruments for use in hand-assisted surgery and systems including same  
A fingertip-mountable electrosurgical instrument includes a monopolar electrode capable of directing energy into tissue, and a holder configured to be operably coupled to the monopolar electrode....
9028485 Self-expanding cooling electrode for renal nerve ablation  
A metallic tube arrangement includes an electrode region configured to expand radially and contract radially in response to increasing and decreasing a temperature at the electrode region,...
9028489 Electrode for radiofrequency tissue ablation  
The present invention discloses an electrode for radiofrequency tissue ablation which can coagulate and necrotize a tissue by radiofrequency electric energy. The electrode for radiofrequency...
9028491 MIS electrosurgical handpiece  
An electrosurgical handpiece comprising a squeezable handle connected to extend and retract bipolar electrodes from a rigid tubular member. The bipolar electrodes comprise active separable distal...
9028487 Expandable probe  
An expandable probe and a method of delivering energy to a tissue using the expandable probe are provided. The expandable probe includes an elongate shaft having a proximal portion, a distal...
9028483 Surgical instrument comprising an electrode  
A surgical instrument can comprise a first electrode, a second electrode, and a retractable sheath. At least one of the electrodes can comprise an insulative jacket extending along the length...
9028538 Vertebral body nerve and vein cauterizing system and method  
Disclosed are vertebroplasty methods that include cauterizing an inner cavity of a vertebra of a mammal, such as a human, and injecting bone cement into the vertebra. Systems and kits for...
9028480 Method and apparatus for fractional skin treatment  
An apparatus for cosmetic RF skin treatment where the RF energy supply is isolated from the patient treated, such that in course of treatment no undesired current flows through the subject body.
9023038 Denervation methods  
System and methods for channeling a path into bone include a trocar having a proximal end, distal end and a central channel disposed along a central axis of the trocar. The trocar includes a...
9023037 Balloon catheter apparatus for renal neuromodulation  
Methods and apparatus are provided for non-continuous circumferential treatment of a body lumen. Apparatus may be positioned within a body lumen of a patient and may deliver energy at a first...
9023040 Electrosurgical cutting devices  
A cutting device for tissue separation includes a cutting edge using electrical energy such as RF power that is coupled to, but thermally insulated from, a catheter in an elongated medical device....
9023030 Cooled ablation catheter devices and methods of use  
Discloses herein are ablative catheters and methods of use. The catheters can include a cooling chamber for circulating cooling fluid within the catheter tip to reduce hot spots within the...
9023031 Noninvasive devices, methods, and systems for modifying tissues  
The invention provides improved methods for modifying collagenous tissues, particularly for treating urinary incontinence in a noninvasive manner. The methods typically include inserting a probe...
9022948 System and method for locating and identifying the functional nerves innervating the wall of arteries  
System and method for locating and identifying nerves innervating the wall of arteries such as the renal artery are disclosed. The present invention identifies areas on vessel walls that are...
9023026 Articulating ablation device and method  
An ablation device including a handle portion, a shaft and at least one cable. The shaft extends distally from the handle portion and includes an inner conductor and an outer conductor that...
9023035 Monopolar pencil with integrated bipolar/ligasure tweezers  
An electrosurgical pencil with integrated ligasure tweezers includes—an elongated housing having an open distal end and an actuator operatively associated therewith. First and second jaw members...
9023036 Lasso catheter with tip electrode  
Medical apparatus includes a sheath having a lumen with a distal opening. A flexible probe, which is adapted for insertion through the sheath, includes an insertion shaft, an end section, which is...
9023033 Magnetically guided catheters  
A magnetically-guided catheter includes a tip positioning magnet in the distal electrode assembly configured to interact with externally applied magnetic fields for magnetically-guided movement. A...
9023032 Shaped circuit boards suitable for use in electrosurgical devices and rotatable assemblies including same  
An electrosurgical instrument includes a housing having an elongated shaft extending therefrom and a rotatable member disposed on the housing and operably connected to the elongated shaft. The...
9023034 Renal ablation electrode with force-activatable conduction apparatus  
An electrode is provided at a distal end of a catheter and dimensioned for deployment within a renal artery. A deformable cover of the electrode incorporates a force-activatable conduction...
9017283 Magnetically guided catheter with concentric needle port  
A catheter adapted for ablation, mapping, injection, and directional control by an external magnetic system has a catheter body, an intermediate section, and a tip section having a tip electrode...
9017325 Nerve modulation systems  
System and methods for channeling a path into bone include a trocar having a proximal end, distal end and a central channel disposed along a central axis of the trocar. The trocar includes a...
9017324 Delivery devices with coolable energy emitting assemblies  
Systems, delivery devices, and methods to treat, ablate, damage, or otherwise affect tissue in an airway of a patient. The treatment systems are capable of delivering a coolable ablation assembly...
9017323 Devices and methods for forming a fistula  
Described here are devices, systems and methods for forming a fistula between two blood vessels. Generally, the systems may comprise a first catheter which may comprise a fistula-forming element....
9017327 Medical instrument and method of performing a surgical procedure with the medical instrument  
A medical instrument having an elongate frame with proximal and distal ends, an operating assembly at a proximal region of the frame, and a working assembly at a distal region of the frame. The...
9017319 Energy-delivery devices with flexible fluid-cooled shaft, inflow/outflow junctions suitable for use with same, and systems including same  
An energy-delivery device suitable for delivery of energy to tissue includes an antenna assembly, a chamber defined about the antenna assembly, and a cable having a proximal end suitable for...
9011429 Flexible probe with adjustable tip  
An instrument includes a handle portion, an actuator, a shaft, a rigid member, and an angular control mechanism. The shaft has a proximal end and a distal end with an electrode region, and a...
9011433 Bipolar colpotomy device  
A bipolar electrosurgical assembly is for use in female pelvic surgical procedures. A first shaft includes a uterine manipulator, a second shaft that fits over the first shaft includes a colpotomy...
9011415 Pivot point arm for a robotic system used to perform a surgical procedure  
A pivot port that can provide a pivot point for a surgical instrument. The pivot port may be held in a stationary position by a support arm assembly that is attached to a table. The pivot port may...
9011431 Electrical ablation devices  
An electrical ablation apparatus comprises first and second electrodes. Each electrode comprises a first end configured to couple an energy source and a second end configured to couple to a tissue...
9011422 Hepatic neuromodulation to treat fatty liver conditions  
According to some embodiments, a method of treating conditions affecting a liver of a subject is provided. The method may include delivering a neuromodulation catheter within a vessel (e.g.,...
9011426 Flexible electrosurgical ablation and aspiration electrode with beveled active surface  
Disclosed herein is a flexible single piece active element for use in connection with aspirating electrosurgical ablators, particularly those configured for bulk tissue vaporization. The active...
9011421 Energy-delivery devices with flexible fluid-cooled shaft, inflow/outflow junctions suitable for use with same, and systems including same  
An energy-delivery device suitable for delivery of energy to tissue includes an antenna assembly, a chamber defined about the antenna assembly, and a cable having a proximal end suitable for...
9011432 Irrigation catheter device and ablation system  
An irrigation catheter device, in particular an ablation catheter, including a catheter body in which a central lumen extends from a proximal region into a distal region, wherein a large number of...