GB2333455B - Improvements in relation to temperature sensing - Google Patents

Improvements in relation to temperature sensing

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Publication number
GB2333455B
GB2333455B GB9801315A GB9801315A GB2333455B GB 2333455 B GB2333455 B GB 2333455B GB 9801315 A GB9801315 A GB 9801315A GB 9801315 A GB9801315 A GB 9801315A GB 2333455 B GB2333455 B GB 2333455B
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improvements
relation
temperature sensing
sensing
temperature
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John Hugh Davey Walton
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John Hugh Davey Walton
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Priority claimed from GB9824895A external-priority patent/GB2331247B/en
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    • 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
    • A61B18/04Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating
    • A61B18/12Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating by passing a current through the tissue to be heated, e.g. high-frequency current
    • A61B18/14Probes or electrodes therefor
    • A61B18/1477Needle-like probes
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
    • A61N1/00Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
    • A61N1/02Details
    • A61N1/04Electrodes
    • A61N1/06Electrodes for high-frequency therapy
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61NELECTROTHERAPY; MAGNETOTHERAPY; RADIATION THERAPY; ULTRASOUND THERAPY
    • A61N1/00Electrotherapy; Circuits therefor
    • A61N1/40Applying electric fields by inductive or capacitive coupling ; Applying radio-frequency signals
    • A61N1/403Applying electric fields by inductive or capacitive coupling ; Applying radio-frequency signals for thermotherapy, e.g. hyperthermia
    • 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
    • A61B18/04Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating
    • A61B18/12Surgical instruments, devices or methods for transferring non-mechanical forms of energy to or from the body by heating by passing a current through the tissue to be heated, e.g. high-frequency current
    • A61B18/14Probes or electrodes therefor
    • A61B2018/1467Probes or electrodes therefor using more than two electrodes on a single probe
GB9801315A 1998-01-23 1998-01-23 Improvements in relation to temperature sensing Expired - Fee Related GB2333455B (en)

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GB9801315A GB2333455B (en) 1998-01-23 1998-01-23 Improvements in relation to temperature sensing
GB9824895A GB2331247B (en) 1997-11-13 1998-11-12 Improvements in relation to apparatus for surgical diathermy

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GB9801315D0 GB9801315D0 (en) 1998-03-18
GB2333455A GB2333455A (en) 1999-07-28
GB2333455B true GB2333455B (en) 2002-04-17

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GB2204874A (en) * 1987-05-19 1988-11-23 Rolls Royce Plc Temperature indicating paint and method of preparing a specimen with the same
US4971068A (en) * 1989-07-07 1990-11-20 Bio-Plexus, Inc. Blood vessel locating needle assembly with thermochromic indicator
GB2274334A (en) * 1993-01-13 1994-07-20 Margaret Josephine Fogarty Thermometer for use in a microwave
GB2281863A (en) * 1993-09-11 1995-03-22 John Hugh Davey Walton Medical diathermy apparatus
WO1995019142A1 (en) * 1994-01-12 1995-07-20 Vidamed, Inc. Thermal mapping catheter with ultrasound probe

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US4509532A (en) * 1982-07-29 1985-04-09 Dlp, Inc. Cardioplegia temperature indicator
EP0111093A2 (en) * 1982-11-04 1984-06-20 Gambro Cardio Ab Medical temperature indicator
GB2204874A (en) * 1987-05-19 1988-11-23 Rolls Royce Plc Temperature indicating paint and method of preparing a specimen with the same
US4971068A (en) * 1989-07-07 1990-11-20 Bio-Plexus, Inc. Blood vessel locating needle assembly with thermochromic indicator
GB2274334A (en) * 1993-01-13 1994-07-20 Margaret Josephine Fogarty Thermometer for use in a microwave
GB2281863A (en) * 1993-09-11 1995-03-22 John Hugh Davey Walton Medical diathermy apparatus
WO1995019142A1 (en) * 1994-01-12 1995-07-20 Vidamed, Inc. Thermal mapping catheter with ultrasound probe

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US7678069B1 (en) 1995-11-22 2010-03-16 Arthrocare Corporation System for electrosurgical tissue treatment in the presence of electrically conductive fluid
US7988689B2 (en) 1995-11-22 2011-08-02 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical apparatus and methods for treatment and removal of tissue
US9254167B2 (en) 2006-01-06 2016-02-09 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical system and method for sterilizing chronic wound tissue
US9168087B2 (en) 2006-01-06 2015-10-27 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical system and method for sterilizing chronic wound tissue
US8876746B2 (en) 2006-01-06 2014-11-04 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical system and method for treating chronic wound tissue
US8663152B2 (en) 2006-01-06 2014-03-04 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical method and system for treating foot ulcer
US8636685B2 (en) 2006-01-06 2014-01-28 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical method and system for treating foot ulcer
US8663154B2 (en) 2006-01-06 2014-03-04 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical method and system for treating foot ulcer
US8663153B2 (en) 2006-01-06 2014-03-04 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical method and system for treating foot ulcer
US8444638B2 (en) 2006-05-30 2013-05-21 Arthrocare Corporation Hard tissue ablation system
US8114071B2 (en) 2006-05-30 2012-02-14 Arthrocare Corporation Hard tissue ablation system
US8870866B2 (en) 2007-01-05 2014-10-28 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical system with suction control apparatus, system and method
US9254164B2 (en) 2007-01-05 2016-02-09 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical system with suction control apparatus, system and method
US8192424B2 (en) 2007-01-05 2012-06-05 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical system with suction control apparatus, system and method
US7862560B2 (en) 2007-03-23 2011-01-04 Arthrocare Corporation Ablation apparatus having reduced nerve stimulation and related methods
US9358063B2 (en) 2008-02-14 2016-06-07 Arthrocare Corporation Ablation performance indicator for electrosurgical devices
US8574187B2 (en) 2009-03-09 2013-11-05 Arthrocare Corporation System and method of an electrosurgical controller with output RF energy control
US8257350B2 (en) 2009-06-17 2012-09-04 Arthrocare Corporation Method and system of an electrosurgical controller with wave-shaping
US9138282B2 (en) 2009-06-17 2015-09-22 Arthrocare Corporation Method and system of an electrosurgical controller with wave-shaping
US8372067B2 (en) 2009-12-09 2013-02-12 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgery irrigation primer systems and methods
US9095358B2 (en) 2009-12-09 2015-08-04 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgery irrigation primer systems and methods
US8747399B2 (en) 2010-04-06 2014-06-10 Arthrocare Corporation Method and system of reduction of low frequency muscle stimulation during electrosurgical procedures
US8685018B2 (en) 2010-10-15 2014-04-01 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical wand and related method and system
USD658760S1 (en) 2010-10-15 2012-05-01 Arthrocare Corporation Wound care electrosurgical wand
US8568405B2 (en) 2010-10-15 2013-10-29 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical wand and related method and system
US9131597B2 (en) 2011-02-02 2015-09-08 Arthrocare Corporation Electrosurgical system and method for treating hard body tissue

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