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Title:
APPARATUS FOR TREATING MEDICAL CONDITIONS OF HOLLOW ANATOMICAL STRUCTURES
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/005898
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Minimally invasive apparatus and method for treating medical conditions of hollow anatomical structures. The treatment apparatus and method provide for delivery of energy from an expander member having conductive regions to the interior surface of the hollow anatomical structure in contact with the underlying glands, nerves, and muscle walls of the structure.

Inventors:
WEHMAN THOMAS C (US)
MULLER PETER H (US)
EDWARDS STUART D (US)
Application Number:
PCT/US2010/041262
Publication Date:
March 31, 2011
Filing Date:
July 07, 2010
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Assignee:
SILHOUETTE MEDICAL INC (US)
WEHMAN THOMAS C (US)
MULLER PETER H (US)
EDWARDS STUART D (US)
International Classes:
A61M29/02; A61M31/00; A61N2/10; A61N5/067; A61N7/00
Foreign References:
US6432136B12002-08-13
US5707361A1998-01-13
US20090062772A12009-03-05
US6126647A2000-10-03
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
HITE, Eppa (Palo Alto, CA, US)
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