Patents by Inventor Tina Patel

Tina Patel 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: 20130129616
    Abstract: The invention is a gel composition for delivery to a breast milk duct prior to surgical excision of breast tissue including cancerous lesions. The invention also provides methods of mapping all or nearly all of a breast milk duct prior to surgical excision of breast tissue, and method of identifying part or all of a breast duct or ducts as a surgical aide to a breast surgeon. Kits to support these methods and including these compositions are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2012
    Publication date: May 23, 2013
    Inventors: Annette Bianchi, Julian Nikolchev, David Hung, Eyal Ron, Linda K. Gont, Susan Love, Tina Patel
  • Publication number: 20110200695
    Abstract: The invention is a gel composition for delivery to a breast milk duct prior to surgical excision of breast tissue including cancerous lesions. The invention also provides methods of mapping all or nearly all of a breast milk duct prior to surgical excision of breast tissue, and method of identifying part or all of a breast duct or ducts as a surgical aide to a breast surgeon. Kits to support these methods and including these compositions are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2011
    Publication date: August 18, 2011
    Inventors: Annette Bianchi, Julian Nikolchev, David Hung, Eyal Ron, Linda K. Gont, Susan Love, Tina Patel
  • Publication number: 20070189968
    Abstract: The invention is a gel composition for delivery to a breast milk duct prior to surgical excision of breast tissue including cancerous lesions. The invention also provides methods of mapping all or nearly all of a breast milk duct prior to surgical excision of breast tissue, and method of identifying part or all of a breast duct or ducts as a surgical aide to a breast surgeon. Kits to support these methods and including these compositions are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2007
    Publication date: August 16, 2007
    Inventors: Annette Bianchi, Julian Nikolchev, David Hung, Ron Eyal, Linda Gont, Susan Love, Tina Patel
  • Publication number: 20050234497
    Abstract: An expandable medical dilator used for dilating a body opening during or in preparation for the performance of a medical procedure. The dilator comprises an outer wall for positioning against an inner surface of the body opening as the opening is dilated and an inner wall defining an internal lumen for receiving a medical instrument used to perform the medical procedure. The dilator also includes at least one expansion region. In one embodiment, the expansion region extends from the proximal end to the distal end of the dilator. In another embodiment, the expansion region extends from a position along the length of the dilator to the distal end. In either embodiment, the expansion region can include at least one opening or a plurality of spaced perforations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2005
    Publication date: October 20, 2005
    Inventors: David Hung, Phillip Olsen, Grace Schulz, Tina Patel
  • Publication number: 20050222580
    Abstract: A device for delivering an occlusion element, or other medical device, which includes a fluid dissolvable bond. The occlusion element is coupled to the delivery element with the fluid dissolvable bond. The bond may be dissolved by delivering a fluid through the delivery element either through the delivery element itself or through a tube positioned in the delivery element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2005
    Publication date: October 6, 2005
    Applicant: CONCENTRIC MEDICAL, INC., A Delaware Corporation
    Inventors: Hanson Gifford, Ivan Sepetka, Son Gia, Maria Aboytes, Ryan Pierce, Tina Patel, Christopher Ken
  • Patent number: 6905503
    Abstract: A device for delivering an occlusion element, or other medical device, which includes a fluid dissolvable bond. The occlusion element is coupled to the delivery element with the fluid dissolvable bond. The bond may be dissolved by delivering a fluid through the delivery element either through the delivery element itself or through a tube positioned in the delivery element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2002
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2005
    Assignee: Concentric Medical, Inc.
    Inventors: Hanson S. Gifford, III, Ivan Sepetka, Son Gia, Maria Aboytes, Ryan Pierce, Tina Patel, Christopher Ken
  • Publication number: 20040013639
    Abstract: The invention is a gel composition for delivery to a breast milk duct prior to surgical excision of breast tissue including cancerous lesions. The invention also provides methods of mapping all or nearly all of a breast milk duct prior to surgical excision of breast tissue, and method of identifying part or all of a breast duct or ducts as a surgical aide to a breast surgeon. Kits to support these methods and including these compositions are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2003
    Publication date: January 22, 2004
    Applicant: Cytyc Health Corporation
    Inventors: Annette Bianchi, Julian Nikolchev, David Hung, Eyal Ron, Linda K. Gont, Susan Love, Tina Patel
  • Patent number: 6589998
    Abstract: The invention is a gel composition for delivery to a breast milk duct prior to surgical excision of breast tissue including cancerous lesions. The invention also provides methods of mapping all or nearly all of a breast milk duct prior to surgical excision of breast tissue, and method of identifying part or all of a breast duct or ducts as a surgical aide to a breast surgeon. Kits to support these methods and including these compositions are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2000
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2003
    Assignee: Cytyc Health Corporation
    Inventors: Annette Bianchi, Julian Nikolchev, David Hung, Eyal Ron, Linda Gont, Susan Love, Tina Patel
  • Publication number: 20020193822
    Abstract: An expandable medical dilator used for dilating a body opening during or in preparation for the performance of a medical procedure. The dilator comprises an outer wall for positioning against an inner surface of the body opening as the opening is dilated and an inner wall defining an internal lumen for receiving a medical instrument used to perform the medical procedure. The dilator also includes at least one expansion region. In one embodiment, the expansion region extends from the proximal end to the distal end of the dilator. In another embodiment, the expansion region extends from a position along the length of the dilator to the distal end. In either embodiment, the expansion region can include at least one opening or a plurality of spaced perforations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2002
    Publication date: December 19, 2002
    Applicant: Pro Duct Health, Inc.
    Inventors: David Hung, Philip M. Olsen, Grace Schulz, Tina Patel
  • Publication number: 20020133189
    Abstract: A device for delivering an occlusion element, or other medical device, which includes a fluid dissolvable bond. The occlusion element is coupled to the delivery element with the fluid dissolvable bond. The bond may be dissolved by delivering a fluid through the delivery element either through the delivery element itself or through a tube positioned in the delivery element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2002
    Publication date: September 19, 2002
    Applicant: CONCENTRIC MEDICAL, INC., A Delaware Corporation
    Inventors: Hanson S. Gifford, Ivan Sepetka, Son Gia, Maria Aboytes, Ryan Pierce, Tina Patel, Christopher Ken
  • Publication number: 20020037265
    Abstract: Methods, compositions and systems for preparing a breast for breast duct fluid collection are described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2001
    Publication date: March 28, 2002
    Inventors: David Hung, Tina Patel