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Inventor:
Parker; Mark P.
Address:
San Jose, CA
No. of patents:
25
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8267931 Method of ligating hollow anatomical structures September 18, 2012
A catheter includes a plurality of expandable primary leads to deliver energy to a fallopian tube, a vein such as a hemorrhoid or an esophageal varix, or another hollow anatomical structure requiring ligation or occlusion. Each of the primary leads includes an electrode located at the
7976536 Method and apparatus for treating venous insufficiency July 12, 2011
A catheter introduces electrodes in a vein for a minimally invasive treatment of venous insufficiency by the application of energy to cause selective heating of the vein. The catheter is positioned within the vein to be treated, and the electrodes on the catheter are moved toward one
7967782 Apparatus for treating venous insufficiency June 28, 2011
A catheter delivers an electrode within a vein for a minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins and venous insufficiency using RF energy. The catheter is introduced into a patient and positioned within the section of the vein to be treated. The electrode radiates high frequency energ
7901402 Expandable catheter having two sets of electrodes March 8, 2011
A catheter includes a first plurality of expandable leads and a second plurality of expandable leads separate and longitudinally spaced-apart from the first plurality to deliver energy to a hollow anatomical structure, such as vein, fallopian tube, hemorrhoid, esophageal varix, to ef
7641633 Apparatus for treating venous insufficiency January 5, 2010
A catheter delivers an electrode within a vein for a minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins and venous insufficiency using RF energy. The catheter is introduced into a patient and positioned within the section of the vein to be treated. The electrode radiates high frequency energ
7406970 Method of using expandable vein ligator catheter having multiple electrode leads August 5, 2008
A catheter includes a plurality of primary leads to deliver energy for ligating a hollow anatomical structure. Each of the primary leads includes an electrode located at the working end of the catheter. Separation is maintained between the primary leads such that each primary lead ca
7163546 Method and apparatus for avulsion of varicose veins January 16, 2007
Apparatuses and methods for removing veins, usually varicose veins, rely on endoluminal capture of a distal end of the vein segment to be removed. In the illustrated embodiments, a shaft having reciprocatable penetrating elements is used to engage and capture the distal end of the vein.
7041098 Expandable vein ligator catheter and method of use May 9, 2006
A catheter includes a plurality of primary leads to deliver energy for ligating a hollow anatomical structure. Each of the primary leads includes an electrode located at the working end of the catheter. Separation is maintained between the primary leads such that each primary lead ca
6981972 Apparatus for treating venous insufficiency using directionally applied energy January 3, 2006
A catheter introduces electrodes in a vein for a minimally invasive treatment of venous insufficiency by the application of energy to cause selective heating of the vein. The catheter is positioned within the vein to be treated, and the electrodes on the catheter are moved toward one
6769433 Expandable vein ligator catheter having multiple electrode leads, and method August 3, 2004
A catheter includes a plurality of primary leads to deliver energy for ligating a hollow anatomical structure. Each of the primary leads includes an electrode located at the working end of the catheter. Separation is maintained between the primary leads such that each primary lead can
6689126 Expandable vein ligator catheter and method of use February 10, 2004
A catheter includes a plurality of primary leads to deliver energy for ligating a hollow anatomical structure. Each of the primary leads includes an electrode located at the working end of the catheter. Separation is maintained between the primary leads such that each primary lead can
6682526 Expandable catheter having two sets of electrodes, and method of use January 27, 2004
A catheter includes a first plurality of expandable leads and a second plurality of expandable leads separate and longitudinally spaced-apart from the first plurality to deliver energy to a hollow anatomical structure, such as vein, fallopian tube, hemorrhoid, esophageal varix, to ef
6638273 Expandable catheter having improved electrode design, and method for applying energy October 28, 2003
A catheter having expandable electrodes for applying energy to a hollow anatomical structure such as a vein. When used on a vein, the catheter is useful for a minimally invasive treatment of venous insufficiency. The catheter includes conductive end rings to which the electrodes are
6613045 Method and apparatus for treating venous insufficiency September 2, 2003
A catheter delivers an electrode within a vein for a minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins and venous insufficiency using RF energy. The catheter is introduced into a patient and positioned within the section of the vein to be treated. The electrode radiates high frequency energ
6401719 Method of ligating hollow anatomical structures June 11, 2002
A catheter includes a plurality of expandable primary leads to deliver energy to a fallopian tube, a vein such as a hemorrhoid or an esophageal varix, or another hollow anatomical structure requiring ligation or occlusion. Each of the primary leads includes an electrode located at the
6398780 Expandable vein ligator catheter and method of use June 4, 2002
A catheter includes a plurality of primary leads to deliver energy for ligating a hollow anatomical structure. Each of the primary leads includes an electrode located at the working end of the catheter. Separation is maintained between the primary leads such that each primary lead can
6237606 Method of applying energy to tissue with expandable ligator catheter having multiple electrode l May 29, 2001
A catheter includes a plurality of primary leads to deliver energy for ligating a hollow anatomical structure. Each of the primary leads includes an electrode located at the working end of the catheter. Separation is maintained between the primary leads such that each primary lead can
6200312 Expandable vein ligator catheter having multiple electrode leads March 13, 2001
A catheter includes a plurality of primary leads to deliver energy for ligating a hollow anatomical structure. Each of the primary leads includes an electrode located at the working end of the catheter. Separation is maintained between the primary leads such that each primary lead can
6179832 Expandable catheter having two sets of electrodes January 30, 2001
A catheter includes a first plurality of expandable leads and a second plurality of expandable leads separate and longitudinally spaced-apart from the first plurality to deliver energy to a hollow anatomical structure, such as vein, fallopian tube, hemorrhoid, esophageal varix, to ef
6165172 Expandable vein ligator catheter and method of use December 26, 2000
A catheter includes a plurality of primary leads to deliver energy for ligating a hollow anatomical structure. Each of the primary leads includes an electrode located at the working end of the catheter. Separation is maintained between the primary leads such that each primary lead can
6152899 Expandable catheter having improved electrode design, and method for applying energy November 28, 2000
A catheter having expandable electrodes for applying energy to a hollow anatomical structure such as a vein. When used on a vein, the catheter is useful for a minimally invasive treatment of venous insufficiency. The catheter includes conductive end rings to which the electrodes are
6149660 Method and apparatus for delivery of an appliance in a vessel November 21, 2000
A delivery device and method for intraluminally deploying a clip appliance within a body lumen or cavity of a patient, for example a vein. The clip is configured from a wire-like, bendable material, having a "W"-like sinusoidal shape. The clip is constructed with sharpened slanted edges
6036687 Method and apparatus for treating venous insufficiency March 14, 2000
A catheter delivers an electrode within a vein for a minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins and venous insufficiency using RF energy. The catheter is introduced into a patient and positioned within the section of the vein to be treated. The electrode radiates high frequency energ
6033398 Method and apparatus for treating venous insufficiency using directionally applied energy March 7, 2000
A catheter introduces electrodes in a vein for a minimally invasive treatment of venous insufficiency by the application of energy to cause selective heating of the vein. The catheter is positioned within the vein to be treated, and the electrodes on the catheter are moved toward one
5197916 Fish skinner March 30, 1993
A process and apparatus for skinning fish, particularly tuna fish, which comprises passing a precooked and cooled fish along conveyor belt means and the like while a series of rotating brushes above one side of and adjacent to the belly and back of the fish scrape the skin from those










 
 
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