Patents by Inventor Nadine Smith

Nadine Smith has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20080039746
    Abstract: A device and method for ablating tissue is disclosed comprising the steps of acquiring an anatomical image of a patient, correlating the image to the patient, guiding an ablating member within the patient while tracking the position of the ablating member in the patient, positioning the ablating member in a desired position to ablate tissue, emitting ablating energy from the ablating member to form an ablated tissue area and removing the ablating member from the patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2007
    Publication date: February 14, 2008
    Applicant: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: James Hissong, Mark Stewart, David Francischelli, James Keogh, James Skarda, Hotaik Lee, Nadine Smith