Patent Number: 6,254,598

Title: Sphincter treatment apparatus

Abstract: A sphincter treatment apparatus includes an elongated member having at least one lumen including an inflation lumen and a basket assembly with first and second arms. The basket assembly is coupled to the elongated member and has deployed and non-deployed configurations. An inflatable member is coupled to the elongated member and positioned in an interior of the basket assembly. The inflatable member has deployed and non-deployed states and is coupled to the inflation lumen. In the deployed state, the inflatable member expands the basket assembly to its deployed configuration. A first energy delivery device is positionable in the first arm and advanceable from the first arm to a selected treatment site. A second energy delivery device is positionable in the second arm and advanceable from the second arm to a selected treatment site.

Inventors: Edwards; Stuart D (Portola Valley, CA), Gaiser; John W. (Mountain View, CA), Utley; David S. (San Carlos, CA), Qin; Jay J. (Fremont, CA)

Assignee: Curon Medical, Inc.

International Classification: A61B 18/14 (20060101); A61N 1/40 (20060101); A61N 1/06 (20060101); A61N 1/08 (20060101); A61N 1/05 (20060101); A61B 18/00 (20060101); A61B 18/04 (20060101); A61B 18/18 (20060101); A61B 17/42 (20060101); A61M 16/04 (20060101); A61M 25/10 (20060101); A61B 17/00 (20060101); A61M 3/02 (20060101); A61M 3/00 (20060101); A61B 018/18 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018