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Inventor:
Strul; Bruno
Address:
Palo Alto, CA
No. of patents:
22
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
6663624 RF treatment apparatus December 16, 2003
An RF treatment apparatus includes a catheter with a catheter lumen. A removable needle electrode is positioned in the catheter lumen in a fixed relationship to the catheter. The needle electrode includes a needle lumen and a needle electrode distal end. A removable introducer is slidabl
6660002 RF treatment apparatus December 9, 2003
An RF treatment apparatus includes a catheter with a catheter lumen. A removable needle electrode is positioned in the catheter lumen in a fixed relationship to the catheter. The needle electrode includes a needle lumen and a needle electrode distal end. A removable introducer is slidabl
5935123 RF treatment apparatus August 10, 1999
An RF treatment apparatus includes a catheter with a catheter lumen. A removable needle electrode is positioned in the catheter lumen in a fixed relationship to the catheter. The needle electrode includes a needle lumen and a needle electrode distal end. A removable introducer is slidabl
5865788 Self-contained power sypply and monitoring station for RF tissue ablation February 2, 1999
A method and an apparatus is disclosed for delivering controlled heat to perform ablation to treat the benign prosthetic hypertrophy or hyperplasia (BPH). According to the method and the apparatus, the energy is transferred directly into the tissue mass which is to be treated in such a
5843026 BPH ablation method and apparatus December 1, 1998
A method and an apparatus is disclosed for delivering controlled heat to perform ablation to treat the benign prosthetic hypertrophy or hyperplasia (BPH). According to the method and the apparatus, the energy is transferred directly into the tissue mass which is to be treated in such a
5599346 RF treatment system February 4, 1997
An RF treatment system includes first and second catheters with first and second needle electrodes positioned at least partially in lumens of the first and second catheters. Each electrode is surround by a insulator sleeve which is slideable along the electrode and defines an ablation
5599345 RF treatment apparatus February 4, 1997
An RF treatment apparatus includes a catheter with a catheter lumen. A removable needle electrode is positioned in the catheter lumen in a fixed relationship to the catheter. The needle electrode includes a needle lumen and a needle electrode distal end. A removable introducer is slidabl
5575788 Thin layer ablation apparatus November 19, 1996
An ablation apparatus for ablating an inner layer in an organ or lumen of a body, or any desired thin layer, includes an expandable member made of a material with a porous exterior surface. An electrolytic solution, housed in an interior of the expandable member, releases electrolytic so
5573533 Method and system for radiofrequency ablation of cardiac tissue November 12, 1996
A system for delivering radiofrequency energy to ablate cardiac tissue comprises a radiofrequency generator and an intravascular catheter. The catheter includes both a radiofrequency ablation electrode and a temperature sensor within its distal end. Delivery of power to the ablation
5558672 Thin layer ablation apparatus September 24, 1996
An ablation apparatus has an expandable member that is inserted into an organ of a body and ablates all or a selected portion of the inner layer of the organ. Electrolytic solution fills the expandable member, and the expandable member includes a plurality of apertures from which ele
5542916 Dual-channel RF power delivery system August 6, 1996
A dual-channel RF power delivery system for applying RF energy to dual electrodes of an RF ablation device with independent control of the power level, frequency, phase, and time duration of the RF energy applied to each electrode to more accurately control the ablation of a target tissu
5540681 Method and system for radiofrequency ablation of tissue July 30, 1996
A system for delivering radiofrequency energy to ablate tissue comprises a radiofrequency generator and an intravascular catheter. The catheter includes both a radiofrequency ablation electrode and a temperature sensor within its distal end. Delivery of power to the ablation electrode ma
5540655 PBH ablation method and apparatus July 30, 1996
A method and an apparatus is disclosed for delivering controlled heat to perform ablation to treat the benign prosthetic hypertrophy or hyperplasia (BPH). According to the method and the apparatus, the energy is transferred directly into the tissue mass which is to be treated in such a
5498261 Thermal angioplasty system March 12, 1996
A system for thermal angioplasty provides electrical power to a heating coil located inside a dilatation balloon, receives a signal from a sensor at the coil indicating its temperature and also receives signals from balloon sensors indicating the temperature at their respective positions
5484400 Dual channel RF delivery system January 16, 1996
A method and an apparatus for delivering controlled heat independently on separate channels to perform ablation to treat benign prosthetic hypertrophy or hyperplasia (BPH). The dual channel power system provides independent control of radio frequency energy to each of two stylets pro
5385544 BPH ablation method and apparatus January 31, 1995
A method and an apparatus is disclosed for delivering controlled heat to perform ablation to treat the benign prosthetic hypertrophy or hyperplasia (BPH). According to the method and the apparatus, the energy is transferred directly into the tissue mass which is to be treated in such a
5337144 Etch rate monitor using collimated light and method of using same August 9, 1994
An etch rate monitor for use with semiconductor wafer etching processes includes a source of light of normal incidence to the wafer surface through a window in the etching chamber. In a first embodiment, a Fresnel or positive lens is used to collect some of the diffraction orders caused
5212537 Calibration technique for monochromators and spectrophotometers May 18, 1993
A photometer having a plurality of input fibers to its optical entrance, at least one of which is for transmission of calibration light and at least one of which is for transmission of sample light. The exit ends of these fibers are aligned into a linear array, thereby producing an effec
4807620 Apparatus for thermal angioplasty February 28, 1989
An interventional therapeutic apparatus is described which includes a probe in the form of a transmission line such as coaxial cable. The probe is adapted to pass through the interior of a body cavity such as a blood vessel and includes an inductive load such as a ferrite bead at the rem
4710624 Apparatus and method for measuring light transmittance or reflectance December 1, 1987
Apparatus and a method for providing measurements of the diffuse transmittance or reflectance of a sheet at a set of points arranged along a pattern line on the sheet. In accordance with the invention, the sheet, such as a photographic film, is moved with respect to a cylinder with a
4576477 Method and apparatus for measuring density profiles in microscopic tube flow March 18, 1986
Particle distribution in a fluid flowing through a microscopic tube is achieved by flowing the fluid vertically-downward through a transparent capillary tube and passing light through the flowing fluid. A linear array of photodiodes responds to light passing through the fluid by register
4413353 X-Ray encoding system using an optical grating November 1, 1983
X-ray information is encoded onto photographic film by placing an optical grating between the light-emitting scintillating screen and the photographic emulsion. Information at different energies is encoded by displacing the grating between exposures or by using static gratings with a










 
 
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