US Patent No: 5,810,802

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Systems and methods for controlling tissue ablation using multiple temperature sensing elements

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Systems and associated methods place a temperature sensing element in an 'edge region' between an energy transmitting electrode and a non-electrically conducting support body, where higher temperatures are likely to exist. Reliable temperature sensing, which is sensitive to variations in temperatures along the electrode, results.

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E.P. TECHNOLOGIES INC.SAN JOSE, CA10

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fleischman, Sidney D Durham, NC 192 12356
Panescu, Dorin San Jose, CA 219 12955
Swanson, David K Campbell, CA 426 25758
Whayne, James G Chapel Hill, NC 287 16510

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