AT124616T - A device for interstitial application of laser light. - Google Patents

A device for interstitial application of laser light.

Info

Publication number
AT124616T
AT124616T AT92900726T AT92900726T AT124616T AT 124616 T AT124616 T AT 124616T AT 92900726 T AT92900726 T AT 92900726T AT 92900726 T AT92900726 T AT 92900726T AT 124616 T AT124616 T AT 124616T
Authority
AT
Austria
Prior art keywords
device
laser light
interstitial application
interstitial
application
Prior art date
Application number
AT92900726T
Other languages
German (de)
Inventor
Joshua Makower
Original Assignee
Howmedica
Priority date (The priority date is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the date listed.)
Filing date
Publication date
Priority to US62533290A priority Critical
Application filed by Howmedica filed Critical Howmedica
Publication of AT124616T publication Critical patent/AT124616T/en

Links

Classifications

    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
    • A61N5/00Radiation therapy
    • A61N5/06Radiation therapy using light
    • A61N5/0601Apparatus for use inside the body
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B2017/00017Electrical control of surgical instruments
    • A61B2017/00022Sensing or detecting at the treatment site
    • A61B2017/00084Temperature
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/00234Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets for minimally invasive surgery
    • A61B2017/00238Type of minimally invasive operation
    • A61B2017/00274Prostate operation, e.g. prostatectomy, turp, bhp treatment
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/00234Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets for minimally invasive surgery
    • A61B2017/00292Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets for minimally invasive surgery mounted on or guided by flexible, e.g. catheter-like, means
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/22Implements for squeezing-off ulcers or the like on the inside of inner organs of the body; Implements for scraping-out cavities of body organs, e.g. bones; Calculus removers; Calculus smashing apparatus; Apparatus for removing obstructions in blood vessels, not otherwise provided for
    • A61B2017/22051Implements for squeezing-off ulcers or the like on the inside of inner organs of the body; Implements for scraping-out cavities of body organs, e.g. bones; Calculus removers; Calculus smashing apparatus; Apparatus for removing obstructions in blood vessels, not otherwise provided for with an inflatable part, e.g. balloon, for positioning, blocking, or immobilisation
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/22Implements for squeezing-off ulcers or the like on the inside of inner organs of the body; Implements for scraping-out cavities of body organs, e.g. bones; Calculus removers; Calculus smashing apparatus; Apparatus for removing obstructions in blood vessels, not otherwise provided for
    • A61B2017/22072Implements for squeezing-off ulcers or the like on the inside of inner organs of the body; Implements for scraping-out cavities of body organs, e.g. bones; Calculus removers; Calculus smashing apparatus; Apparatus for removing obstructions in blood vessels, not otherwise provided for with an instrument channel, e.g. for replacing one instrument by the other
    • A61B2017/22074Implements for squeezing-off ulcers or the like on the inside of inner organs of the body; Implements for scraping-out cavities of body organs, e.g. bones; Calculus removers; Calculus smashing apparatus; Apparatus for removing obstructions in blood vessels, not otherwise provided for with an instrument channel, e.g. for replacing one instrument by the other the instrument being only slidable in a channel, e.g. advancing optical fibre through a channel
    • A61B2017/22077Implements for squeezing-off ulcers or the like on the inside of inner organs of the body; Implements for scraping-out cavities of body organs, e.g. bones; Calculus removers; Calculus smashing apparatus; Apparatus for removing obstructions in blood vessels, not otherwise provided for with an instrument channel, e.g. for replacing one instrument by the other the instrument being only slidable in a channel, e.g. advancing optical fibre through a channel with a part piercing the tissue
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B17/34Trocars; Puncturing needles
    • A61B2017/348Means for supporting the trocar against the body or retaining the trocar inside the body
    • A61B2017/3482Means for supporting the trocar against the body or retaining the trocar inside the body inside
    • A61B2017/3484Anchoring means, e.g. spreading-out umbrella-like structure
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B2018/00005Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe
    • A61B2018/00011Cooling or heating of the probe or tissue immediately surrounding the probe with fluids
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B2018/00053Mechanical features of the instrument of device
    • A61B2018/00184Moving parts
    • A61B2018/00196Moving parts reciprocating lengthwise
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B2018/00315Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body for treatment of particular body parts
    • A61B2018/00547Prostate
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B18/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body
    • A61B18/18Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves
    • A61B18/20Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using laser
    • A61B18/22Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using laser the beam being directed along or through a flexible conduit, e.g. an optical fibre; Couplings or hand-pieces therefor
    • A61B2018/2238Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by applying electromagnetic radiation, e.g. microwaves using laser the beam being directed along or through a flexible conduit, e.g. an optical fibre; Couplings or hand-pieces therefor with means for selectively laterally deflecting the tip of the fibre
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
    • A61M25/00Catheters; Hollow probes
    • A61M25/0067Catheters; Hollow probes characterised by the distal end, e.g. tips
    • A61M25/0082Catheter tip comprising a tool
    • A61M2025/0095Catheter tip comprising a tool being one or more needles protruding from the distal tip and which are not used for injection nor for electro-simulation, e.g. for fixation purposes
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
    • A61M25/00Catheters; Hollow probes
    • A61M25/01Introducing, guiding, advancing, emplacing or holding catheters
    • A61M25/09Guide wires
    • A61M2025/09175Guide wires having specific characteristics at the distal tip
    • A61M2025/09183Guide wires having specific characteristics at the distal tip having tools at the distal tip
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
    • A61M25/00Catheters; Hollow probes
    • A61M25/10Balloon catheters
    • A61M2025/1043Balloon catheters with special features or adapted for special applications
    • A61M2025/1093Balloon catheters with special features or adapted for special applications having particular tip characteristics
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
    • A61M25/00Catheters; Hollow probes
    • A61M25/0067Catheters; Hollow probes characterised by the distal end, e.g. tips
    • A61M25/0068Static characteristics of the catheter tip, e.g. shape, atraumatic tip, curved tip or tip structure
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
    • A61M25/00Catheters; Hollow probes
    • A61M25/0067Catheters; Hollow probes characterised by the distal end, e.g. tips
    • A61M25/0068Static characteristics of the catheter tip, e.g. shape, atraumatic tip, curved tip or tip structure
    • A61M25/0069Tip not integral with tube
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
    • A61M25/00Catheters; Hollow probes
    • A61M25/0067Catheters; Hollow probes characterised by the distal end, e.g. tips
    • A61M25/0074Dynamic characteristics of the catheter tip, e.g. openable, closable, expandable or deformable
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
    • A61M25/00Catheters; Hollow probes
    • A61M25/10Balloon catheters
    • A61M25/104Balloon catheters used for angioplasty
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
    • A61M3/00Medical syringes, e.g. enemata; Irrigators
    • A61M3/02Enemata; Irrigators
    • A61M3/0279Cannula; Nozzles; Tips; their connection means
AT92900726T 1990-12-10 1991-11-18 A device for interstitial application of laser light. AT124616T (en)

Priority Applications (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US62533290A true 1990-12-10 1990-12-10

Publications (1)

Publication Number Publication Date
AT124616T true AT124616T (en) 1995-07-15

Family

ID=24505574

Family Applications (1)

Application Number Title Priority Date Filing Date
AT92900726T AT124616T (en) 1990-12-10 1991-11-18 A device for interstitial application of laser light.

Country Status (12)

Country Link
EP (1) EP0561903B1 (en)
JP (1) JPH0714394B2 (en)
AT (1) AT124616T (en)
AU (1) AU663065B2 (en)
CA (1) CA2094250A1 (en)
DE (3) DE69111079T2 (en)
DK (1) DK0561903T3 (en)
ES (1) ES2075676T3 (en)
GR (1) GR3017061T3 (en)
IE (1) IE80665B1 (en)
PT (1) PT99730B (en)
WO (1) WO1992010142A1 (en)

Families Citing this family (192)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US5413588A (en) * 1992-03-06 1995-05-09 Urologix, Inc. Device and method for asymmetrical thermal therapy with helical dipole microwave antenna
US5538504A (en) * 1992-07-14 1996-07-23 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. Intra-extravascular drug delivery catheter and method
US6077257A (en) * 1996-05-06 2000-06-20 Vidacare, Inc. Ablation of rectal and other internal body structures
US5542916A (en) * 1992-08-12 1996-08-06 Vidamed, Inc. Dual-channel RF power delivery system
US5667488A (en) * 1992-08-12 1997-09-16 Vidamed, Inc. Transurethral needle ablation device and method for the treatment of the prostate
US5435805A (en) * 1992-08-12 1995-07-25 Vidamed, Inc. Medical probe device with optical viewing capability
US5720718A (en) * 1992-08-12 1998-02-24 Vidamed, Inc. Medical probe apparatus with enhanced RF, resistance heating, and microwave ablation capabilities
US5514131A (en) * 1992-08-12 1996-05-07 Stuart D. Edwards Method for the ablation treatment of the uvula
US5542915A (en) * 1992-08-12 1996-08-06 Vidamed, Inc. Thermal mapping catheter with ultrasound probe
US5385544A (en) * 1992-08-12 1995-01-31 Vidamed, Inc. BPH ablation method and apparatus
US5370675A (en) * 1992-08-12 1994-12-06 Vidamed, Inc. Medical probe device and method
JPH08506259A (en) * 1993-02-02 1996-07-09 ヴィーダメッド インコーポレイテッド Transurethral needle ablation device and method
US5421819A (en) * 1992-08-12 1995-06-06 Vidamed, Inc. Medical probe device
US5556377A (en) * 1992-08-12 1996-09-17 Vidamed, Inc. Medical probe apparatus with laser and/or microwave monolithic integrated circuit probe
US5409453A (en) * 1992-08-12 1995-04-25 Vidamed, Inc. Steerable medical probe with stylets
US5743904A (en) * 1996-05-06 1998-04-28 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Precision placement of ablation apparatus
US5486161A (en) * 1993-02-02 1996-01-23 Zomed International Medical probe device and method
DE4235506A1 (en) * 1992-10-21 1994-04-28 Bavaria Med Tech Catheter for injection of drugs
US5817049A (en) * 1994-05-09 1998-10-06 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Method for treatment of airway obstructions
US5743870A (en) * 1994-05-09 1998-04-28 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Ablation apparatus and system for removal of soft palate tissue
US5843021A (en) * 1994-05-09 1998-12-01 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Cell necrosis apparatus
US5730719A (en) * 1994-05-09 1998-03-24 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Method and apparatus for cosmetically remodeling a body structure
US5707349A (en) * 1994-05-09 1998-01-13 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Method for treatment of air way obstructions
WO1994027670A1 (en) * 1993-06-02 1994-12-08 Cardiac Pathways Corporation Catheter having tip with fixation means
WO1995003843A1 (en) 1993-07-30 1995-02-09 The Regents Of The University Of California Endocardial infusion catheter
US5514669A (en) * 1993-09-29 1996-05-07 Medical College Of Ohio Use of photodynamic therapy to treat prostatic tissue
DE69424910D1 (en) * 1993-10-05 2000-07-20 S L T Japan Co A laser balloon catheter
AU8099794A (en) * 1993-10-15 1995-05-04 Urologix, Inc. Piercing thermal therapy catheter
US5458612A (en) * 1994-01-06 1995-10-17 Origin Medsystems, Inc. Prostatic ablation method and apparatus for perineal approach
DE4408108A1 (en) * 1994-03-10 1995-09-14 Bavaria Med Tech A catheter for injecting a fluid or a Arneimittelns
US5820580A (en) * 1996-02-23 1998-10-13 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Method for ablating interior sections of the tongue
US5800379A (en) * 1996-02-23 1998-09-01 Sommus Medical Technologies, Inc. Method for ablating interior sections of the tongue
US5728094A (en) * 1996-02-23 1998-03-17 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Method and apparatus for treatment of air way obstructions
US6682501B1 (en) 1996-02-23 2004-01-27 Gyrus Ent, L.L.C. Submucosal tonsillectomy apparatus and method
US5879349A (en) * 1996-02-23 1999-03-09 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Apparatus for treatment of air way obstructions
US5738114A (en) * 1996-02-23 1998-04-14 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Method and apparatus for treatment of air way obstructions
DE4416656C2 (en) * 1994-05-11 1997-03-13 Vetter & Co Apotheker Means for providing a venous access
US5469524A (en) * 1994-05-12 1995-11-21 Indigo Medical, Incorporated Fiberoptic delivery system and method of use
USRE36473E (en) * 1994-05-12 1999-12-28 Indigo Medical, Inc. Fiberoptic delivery system and method of use
US5800429A (en) * 1994-06-24 1998-09-01 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Noninvasive apparatus for ablating turbinates
US8906010B2 (en) 1998-02-19 2014-12-09 Mederi Therapeutics, Inc. Graphical user interface for association with an electrode structure deployed in contact with a tissue region
US6358245B1 (en) 1998-02-19 2002-03-19 Curon Medical, Inc. Graphical user interface for association with an electrode structure deployed in contact with a tissue region
WO1999042044A1 (en) 1998-02-19 1999-08-26 Conway-Stuart Medical, Inc. Electrosurgical sphincter treatment apparatus
US5843077A (en) * 1994-06-24 1998-12-01 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Minimally invasive apparatus for internal ablation of turbinates with surface cooling
US6464697B1 (en) 1998-02-19 2002-10-15 Curon Medical, Inc. Stomach and adjoining tissue regions in the esophagus
US5823197A (en) * 1994-06-24 1998-10-20 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Method for internal ablation of turbinates
US5827277A (en) * 1994-06-24 1998-10-27 Somnus Medical Technologies, Inc. Minimally invasive apparatus for internal ablation of turbinates
US5672171A (en) * 1994-06-30 1997-09-30 American Medical Systems, Inc. Apparatus and method for interstitial laser treatment
US5454782A (en) * 1994-08-11 1995-10-03 Perkins; Rodney C. Translumenal circumferential energy delivery device
US5588960A (en) * 1994-12-01 1996-12-31 Vidamed, Inc. Transurethral needle delivery device with cystoscope and method for treatment of urinary incontinence
AU686263B2 (en) * 1994-12-08 1998-02-05 S.L.T. Japan Co., Ltd. Laser balloon catheter
AU4756396A (en) * 1995-01-24 1996-08-14 Vidamed, Inc. Medical probe device with scope and proximal aspiraton openings and method for treatment of the prostate with same
US5868740A (en) * 1995-03-24 1999-02-09 Board Of Regents-Univ Of Nebraska Method for volumetric tissue ablation
US5681276A (en) * 1995-04-19 1997-10-28 Lundquist; Ingemar H. Medical probe device and electrode assembly for use therewith
US5800432A (en) * 1995-05-01 1998-09-01 Ep Technologies, Inc. Systems and methods for actively cooling ablation electrodes using diodes
WO1996035464A1 (en) * 1995-05-12 1996-11-14 Perkins Rodney C Translumenal circumferential injector
US6293943B1 (en) 1995-06-07 2001-09-25 Ep Technologies, Inc. Tissue heating and ablation systems and methods which predict maximum tissue temperature
US5693029A (en) * 1995-07-10 1997-12-02 World Medical Manufacturing Corporation Pro-cell intra-cavity therapeutic agent delivery device
US5824005A (en) * 1995-08-22 1998-10-20 Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System Maneuverable electrophysiology catheter for percutaneous or intraoperative ablation of cardiac arrhythmias
AT440559T (en) * 1995-10-13 2009-09-15 Medtronic Vascular Inc Device for the transvascular interstitial intervened
EP0954248B1 (en) 1995-10-13 2004-09-15 Transvascular, Inc. Apparatus for bypassing arterial obstructions and/or performing other transvascular procedures
US6283951B1 (en) 1996-10-11 2001-09-04 Transvascular, Inc. Systems and methods for delivering drugs to selected locations within the body
US6302875B1 (en) * 1996-10-11 2001-10-16 Transvascular, Inc. Catheters and related devices for forming passageways between blood vessels or other anatomical structures
AU718841B2 (en) * 1995-10-31 2000-04-20 Indigo Medical, Incorporated Light-diffusing device for an optical fiber, methods of producing and using same, and apparatus for diffusing light from an optical fiber
US6152918A (en) * 1996-04-05 2000-11-28 Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Inc. Laser device with auto-piercing tip for myocardial revascularization procedures
US5725523A (en) * 1996-03-29 1998-03-10 Mueller; Richard L. Lateral-and posterior-aspect method and apparatus for laser-assisted transmyocardial revascularization and other surgical applications
US5891133A (en) * 1996-03-29 1999-04-06 Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Inc. Apparatus for laser-assisted intra-coronary transmyocardial revascularization and other applications
US6011889A (en) * 1996-04-29 2000-01-04 Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Inc. Piercing point optical fiber device for laser surgery procedures
US8353908B2 (en) 1996-09-20 2013-01-15 Novasys Medical, Inc. Treatment of tissue in sphincters, sinuses, and orifices
US5766164A (en) * 1996-07-03 1998-06-16 Eclipse Surgical Technologies, Inc. Contiguous, branched transmyocardial revascularization (TMR) channel, method and device
US6117153A (en) 1996-10-03 2000-09-12 Interventional Technologies, Inc. Neovascularization catheter
US5800450A (en) * 1996-10-03 1998-09-01 Interventional Technologies Inc. Neovascularization catheter
AU4905297A (en) 1996-10-21 1998-08-03 Ingemar H. Lundquist Rf intraluminal ablation device
US6051008A (en) * 1996-12-02 2000-04-18 Angiotrax, Inc. Apparatus having stabilization members for percutaneously performing surgery and methods of use
US6102926A (en) 1996-12-02 2000-08-15 Angiotrax, Inc. Apparatus for percutaneously performing myocardial revascularization having means for sensing tissue parameters and methods of use
US6120520A (en) 1997-05-27 2000-09-19 Angiotrax, Inc. Apparatus and methods for stimulating revascularization and/or tissue growth
US9023031B2 (en) 1997-08-13 2015-05-05 Verathon Inc. Noninvasive devices, methods, and systems for modifying tissues
EP0904797A3 (en) 1997-09-24 2000-08-09 ECLIPSE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIES, Inc. Steerable catheter with tip alignment and surface contact detector
US6159196A (en) * 1998-03-09 2000-12-12 Ruiz; Carlos Methods and apparatus for transvascular muscular revascularization and drug delivery
DE69940792D1 (en) * 1998-03-31 2009-06-04 Medtronic Vascular Inc Tissue penetrating catheter with transducers for imaging
WO1999055245A1 (en) 1998-04-30 1999-11-04 Edwards Stuart D Electrosurgical sphincter treatment apparatus
US6309374B1 (en) * 1998-08-03 2001-10-30 Insite Vision Incorporated Injection apparatus and method of using same
US6440155B1 (en) 1998-08-19 2002-08-27 Tokai University Educational System Device for heating a biotissue employing a strong light
US6048332A (en) * 1998-10-09 2000-04-11 Ave Connaught Dimpled porous infusion balloon
US6475226B1 (en) 1999-02-03 2002-11-05 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. Percutaneous bypass apparatus and method
US6319230B1 (en) 1999-05-07 2001-11-20 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. Lateral needle injection apparatus and method
US6689103B1 (en) 1999-05-07 2004-02-10 Scimed Life System, Inc. Injection array apparatus and method
US6221071B1 (en) 1999-06-04 2001-04-24 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. Rapid electrode deployment
DE60025087D1 (en) 1999-07-30 2006-02-02 Terumo Corp Laser irradiation apparatus
US8845632B2 (en) 2000-05-18 2014-09-30 Mederi Therapeutics, Inc. Graphical user interface for monitoring and controlling use of medical devices
AU1629001A (en) 1999-09-08 2001-04-10 Curon Medical, Inc. Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling use of medical devices
WO2001017452A1 (en) 1999-09-08 2001-03-15 Curon Medical, Inc. System for controlling a family of treatment devices
EP1218801A4 (en) 1999-09-08 2009-07-01 Mederi Therapeutics Inc Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling use of medical devices
US20060095032A1 (en) 1999-11-16 2006-05-04 Jerome Jackson Methods and systems for determining physiologic characteristics for treatment of the esophagus
US20040215235A1 (en) 1999-11-16 2004-10-28 Barrx, Inc. Methods and systems for determining physiologic characteristics for treatment of the esophagus
US6613026B1 (en) 1999-12-08 2003-09-02 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. Lateral needle-less injection apparatus and method
US6344027B1 (en) 1999-12-08 2002-02-05 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. Needle-less injection apparatus and method
US8256430B2 (en) 2001-06-15 2012-09-04 Monteris Medical, Inc. Hyperthermia treatment and probe therefor
US7306591B2 (en) 2000-10-02 2007-12-11 Novasys Medical, Inc. Apparatus and methods for treating female urinary incontinence
US6635052B2 (en) * 2001-04-11 2003-10-21 Trimedyne, Inc. Multi-fiber laser device for shrinking tissue
AU2002322493A1 (en) 2001-07-10 2003-01-29 Ams Research Corporation Surgical kit for treating prostate tissue
US6905475B2 (en) 2001-10-12 2005-06-14 Ams Reseach Corporation Method of injecting a drug and echogenic bubbles into prostate tissue
US6757565B2 (en) 2002-02-08 2004-06-29 Oratec Interventions, Inc. Electrosurgical instrument having a predetermined heat profile
JP4229621B2 (en) 2002-03-05 2009-02-25 修 加藤 Chemical liquid injection catheter
US7033345B2 (en) 2002-05-21 2006-04-25 Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Deflectable microimplant delivery system
US7361368B2 (en) 2002-06-28 2008-04-22 Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Device and method for combining a treatment agent and a gel
US6855124B1 (en) * 2002-10-02 2005-02-15 Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Flexible polymer needle catheter
JP4289919B2 (en) 2003-05-06 2009-07-01 朝日インテック株式会社 Liquid injector
US7150745B2 (en) 2004-01-09 2006-12-19 Barrx Medical, Inc. Devices and methods for treatment of luminal tissue
AU2004315535A1 (en) * 2004-02-13 2005-08-25 Qlt Inc. Photodynamic therapy for the treatment of prostatic conditions
DE602004006960T2 (en) * 2004-04-20 2008-02-28 Paolo Houston Angelini Catheter for local drug delivery
JP4821947B2 (en) 2004-10-19 2011-11-24 修 加藤 Liquid injector
US8187621B2 (en) 2005-04-19 2012-05-29 Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Methods and compositions for treating post-myocardial infarction damage
US8828433B2 (en) 2005-04-19 2014-09-09 Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Hydrogel bioscaffoldings and biomedical device coatings
US20080125745A1 (en) 2005-04-19 2008-05-29 Shubhayu Basu Methods and compositions for treating post-cardial infarction damage
US9539410B2 (en) 2005-04-19 2017-01-10 Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc. Methods and compositions for treating post-cardial infarction damage
US8303972B2 (en) 2005-04-19 2012-11-06 Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Hydrogel bioscaffoldings and biomedical device coatings
US8529584B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2013-09-10 Neotract, Inc. Median lobe band implant apparatus and method
US10195014B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2019-02-05 Neotract, Inc. Devices, systems and methods for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia and other conditions
US9504461B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2016-11-29 Neotract, Inc. Anchor delivery system
US9549739B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2017-01-24 Neotract, Inc. Devices, systems and methods for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia and other conditions
US8394113B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2013-03-12 Neotract, Inc. Coiled anchor device
US8333776B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2012-12-18 Neotract, Inc. Anchor delivery system
US8668705B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2014-03-11 Neotract, Inc. Latching anchor device
US7896891B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2011-03-01 Neotract, Inc. Apparatus and method for manipulating or retracting tissue and anatomical structure
US9364212B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2016-06-14 Neotract, Inc. Suture anchoring devices and methods for use
US7758594B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2010-07-20 Neotract, Inc. Devices, systems and methods for treating benign prostatic hyperplasia and other conditions
US8945152B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2015-02-03 Neotract, Inc. Multi-actuating trigger anchor delivery system
US8834492B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2014-09-16 Neotract, Inc. Continuous indentation lateral lobe apparatus and method
US7645286B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2010-01-12 Neotract, Inc. Devices, systems and methods for retracting, lifting, compressing, supporting or repositioning tissues or anatomical structures
US8425535B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2013-04-23 Neotract, Inc. Multi-actuating trigger anchor delivery system
US9149266B2 (en) 2005-05-20 2015-10-06 Neotract, Inc. Deforming anchor device
EP2344048B1 (en) 2008-07-30 2016-09-07 Neotract, Inc. Slotted anchor device
US7909817B2 (en) 2005-06-08 2011-03-22 Innovaquartz, Inc. (AMS Research Corporation) Lateral laser fiber for high average power and peak pulse energy
JP4868387B2 (en) 2005-09-21 2012-02-01 修 加藤 Liquid injector
US7997278B2 (en) 2005-11-23 2011-08-16 Barrx Medical, Inc. Precision ablating method
US8702694B2 (en) 2005-11-23 2014-04-22 Covidien Lp Auto-aligning ablating device and method of use
US20070129712A1 (en) * 2005-12-01 2007-06-07 Ceramoptec Industries, Inc. Benign prostate hyperplasia treatment using photosensitizer and laser ablation
US7704248B2 (en) 2005-12-21 2010-04-27 Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. Ablation device with compression balloon
US8147397B1 (en) 2006-05-19 2012-04-03 Carbon Medical Technologies, Inc. Urethral needle guide device
US9414883B2 (en) 2006-06-09 2016-08-16 Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. Co-access foam/electrode introducer
WO2008008547A2 (en) * 2006-07-14 2008-01-17 Ams Research Corporation Balloon dilation for implantable prosthesis
US20080027520A1 (en) * 2006-07-25 2008-01-31 Zoom Therapeutics, Inc. Laser treatment of tissue
US9242005B1 (en) 2006-08-21 2016-01-26 Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc. Pro-healing agent formulation compositions, methods and treatments
US9005672B2 (en) 2006-11-17 2015-04-14 Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc. Methods of modifying myocardial infarction expansion
JP5369336B2 (en) 2007-01-02 2013-12-18 アクアビーム エルエルシー Methods and devices invasive for the treatment of diseases of the prostate is the minimum
US9232959B2 (en) 2007-01-02 2016-01-12 Aquabeam, Llc Multi fluid tissue resection methods and devices
US9848904B2 (en) 2009-03-06 2017-12-26 Procept Biorobotics Corporation Tissue resection and treatment with shedding pulses
US8317778B2 (en) 2007-02-01 2012-11-27 Spaide Richard F Steerable and flexibly curved probes
WO2008137757A1 (en) 2007-05-04 2008-11-13 Barrx Medical, Inc. Method and apparatus for gastrointestinal tract ablation for treatment of obesity
US8784338B2 (en) 2007-06-22 2014-07-22 Covidien Lp Electrical means to normalize ablational energy transmission to a luminal tissue surface of varying size
US8251992B2 (en) 2007-07-06 2012-08-28 Tyco Healthcare Group Lp Method and apparatus for gastrointestinal tract ablation to achieve loss of persistent and/or recurrent excess body weight following a weight-loss operation
US8273012B2 (en) 2007-07-30 2012-09-25 Tyco Healthcare Group, Lp Cleaning device and methods
US8858542B2 (en) 2007-08-03 2014-10-14 Ams Research Corporation Side-firing fiber delivery device with active cooling cap
US8480662B2 (en) 2007-08-22 2013-07-09 Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc. Systems and devices for photoablation
US8430920B2 (en) 2007-09-28 2013-04-30 Kasey K. LI Device and methods for treatment of tissue
DE102007052513A1 (en) 2007-10-26 2009-04-30 Karl Storz Gmbh & Co. Kg Medical instrument with laterally ausspreizbaren injection needles
US8100860B2 (en) 2007-12-06 2012-01-24 Abbott Laboratories Device and method for treating vulnerable plaque
US20090299352A1 (en) * 2007-12-21 2009-12-03 Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc. Steerable laser-energy delivery device
US8272383B2 (en) 2008-05-06 2012-09-25 Nxthera, Inc. Systems and methods for male sterilization
US8486022B2 (en) 2008-07-03 2013-07-16 Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc. Needle catheter with an angled distal tip lumen
US9561066B2 (en) * 2008-10-06 2017-02-07 Virender K. Sharma Method and apparatus for tissue ablation
US10064697B2 (en) 2008-10-06 2018-09-04 Santa Anna Tech Llc Vapor based ablation system for treating various indications
US9700365B2 (en) 2008-10-06 2017-07-11 Santa Anna Tech Llc Method and apparatus for the ablation of gastrointestinal tissue
US9561068B2 (en) 2008-10-06 2017-02-07 Virender K. Sharma Method and apparatus for tissue ablation
AU2009313391B2 (en) 2008-11-06 2015-09-03 Nxthera, Inc. Systems and methods for treatment of prostatic tissue
CA2742566A1 (en) 2008-11-06 2010-05-14 Nxthera, Inc. Systems and methods for treatment of bph
CA2742560A1 (en) 2008-11-06 2010-05-14 Nxthera, Inc. Systems and methods for treatment of prostatic tissue
US8388611B2 (en) 2009-01-14 2013-03-05 Nxthera, Inc. Systems and methods for treatment of prostatic tissue
US9833277B2 (en) 2009-04-27 2017-12-05 Nxthera, Inc. Systems and methods for prostate treatment
WO2010141837A1 (en) * 2009-06-05 2010-12-09 Vance Products Incorporated, D/B/A/ Cook Urological Incorporated Access sheath and needle assembly for delivering therapeutic material
US9775664B2 (en) 2009-09-22 2017-10-03 Mederi Therapeutics, Inc. Systems and methods for treating tissue with radiofrequency energy
US9474565B2 (en) 2009-09-22 2016-10-25 Mederi Therapeutics, Inc. Systems and methods for treating tissue with radiofrequency energy
CN102711642B (en) 2009-09-22 2015-04-29 麦迪尼治疗公司 Systems and methods for controlling use and operation of a family of different treatment devices
US9750563B2 (en) 2009-09-22 2017-09-05 Mederi Therapeutics, Inc. Systems and methods for treating tissue with radiofrequency energy
NZ602609A (en) 2010-03-25 2014-12-24 Nxthera Inc Systems and methods for prostate treatment
WO2012029535A1 (en) 2010-08-31 2012-03-08 テルモ株式会社 Device for medical treatment
US9161749B2 (en) 2011-04-14 2015-10-20 Neotract, Inc. Method and apparatus for treating sexual dysfunction
FR2979229A1 (en) * 2011-08-22 2013-03-01 Ct Hospitalier Universitaire Nimes A fenestration stent
EP2755614B1 (en) 2011-09-13 2017-11-01 Nxthera, Inc. Systems for prostate treatment
US8403927B1 (en) 2012-04-05 2013-03-26 William Bruce Shingleton Vasectomy devices and methods
CN108113762A (en) 2012-06-27 2018-06-05 曼特瑞斯医药有限责任公司 Image-guided therapy of a tissue
US10130353B2 (en) 2012-06-29 2018-11-20 Neotract, Inc. Flexible system for delivering an anchor
WO2014018617A1 (en) 2012-07-26 2014-01-30 Cook Medical Technologies, LLC Multi-barrel syringe injection system
US20140194776A1 (en) * 2013-01-08 2014-07-10 Erhan H. Gunday Precision Directed Medical Instruments
EP2945556A4 (en) 2013-01-17 2016-08-31 Virender K Sharma Method and apparatus for tissue ablation
CN105813591B (en) 2013-12-10 2018-05-01 恩克斯特拉公司 Vapor ablation system and method
US9968395B2 (en) 2013-12-10 2018-05-15 Nxthera, Inc. Systems and methods for treating the prostate
CN106232045A (en) * 2014-01-04 2016-12-14 韦杰.阿加沃尔 Device and method for use of photodynamic therapy
WO2015143025A1 (en) 2014-03-18 2015-09-24 Monteris Medical Corporation Image-guided therapy of a tissue
WO2015143026A1 (en) 2014-03-18 2015-09-24 Monteris Medical Corporation Image-guided therapy of a tissue
PL411201A1 (en) 2015-02-11 2016-08-16 Warszawski Uniwersytet Medyczny Endoscope needle guideway for making angular injections into the wall of tubular organs to a set depth and the set for making angular injections

Family Cites Families (5)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
DE2826383A1 (en) * 1978-06-16 1979-12-20 Eichler Juergen Probe for laser surgery - is tubular and placed against or inserted in tissue, with or without heated end
US4760840A (en) * 1986-12-16 1988-08-02 The Regents Of The University Of California Endoscopic laser instrument
JPH01139081A (en) * 1987-11-27 1989-05-31 Olympus Optical Co Ltd Apparatus for radiating laser beam
US4955882A (en) * 1988-03-30 1990-09-11 Hakky Said I Laser resectoscope with mechanical and laser cutting means
DE3840749A1 (en) * 1988-12-03 1990-06-07 Koscher & Wuertz Gmbh Device for introducing a laser probe into a body

Also Published As

Publication number Publication date
JPH05507230A (en) 1993-10-21
IE914281A1 (en) 1992-06-17
EP0561903A1 (en) 1993-09-29
EP0561903B1 (en) 1995-07-05
IE80665B1 (en) 1998-11-18
AU9055591A (en) 1992-07-08
ES2075676T3 (en) 1995-10-01
AU663065B2 (en) 1995-09-28
DE69111079D1 (en) 1995-08-10
PT99730B (en) 1999-02-26
PT99730A (en) 1994-01-31
DK0561903T3 (en) 1995-08-21
JPH0714394B2 (en) 1995-02-22
CA2094250A1 (en) 1992-06-11
DE9190181U1 (en) 1993-07-29
DE69111079T2 (en) 1995-11-02
WO1992010142A1 (en) 1992-06-25
GR3017061T3 (en) 1995-11-30

Similar Documents

Publication Publication Date Title
DE69512221T2 (en) optical device
DE69315359D1 (en) Electro-optical device
DE59106042D1 (en) Device for enclosing the fixation of the extremities.
DE69232225T2 (en) Device with laser light transmitting needle
DE69023342D1 (en) Optical devices.
DE68909899T2 (en) Device for supplying lubricant.
DE3777750D1 (en) Non-linear optical device.
DE68912196D1 (en) Eye lens.
AT77227T (en) Device for preventing involuntary micturition.
DE69127795D1 (en) Device for Bilddetektierung
DE69019716T2 (en) Medical apparatus for laser treatment.
DE3889092D1 (en) Optical character reader.
DE68916010T2 (en) An optical sensor.
DE69523104T2 (en) Phase-coupled optical device
DE69430761D1 (en) Optical fiber endodontic apparatus
DE69112195D1 (en) Apparatus for generating intermediate surfaces.
DE69219104D1 (en) optical device
DE69023047D1 (en) Non-contact laser microsurgical apparatus.
DE69128103T2 (en) An optical device
DE69129817T2 (en) An optical device
DE69519076D1 (en) An optical device comprising resonator
DE69013165T2 (en) A process for the preparation of optically active waveguides.
DE69009901T2 (en) Light guide.
DE69022922T2 (en) Diffractive lens.
DE69026258D1 (en) Laser processing method

Legal Events

Date Code Title Description
UEP Publication of translation of european patent specification
EEIH Change in the person of patent owner
REN Ceased due to non-payment of the annual fee