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US20140276331 AORTIC CANNULA WITH DE-AIR FUNCTION  
An aortic cannula comprises a main body portion and a distal end portion. A lumen extends through the main body portion and the distal end portion to allow fluid communication between the main...
US20130079699 Method of draining autologous bodily fluid into intraosseus space  
A method for draining autologeous biological fluid includes positioning a catheter to receive the autologeous biological fluid from a selected site in a mammalian body with the end of the catheter...
US20050203457 Apparatus and method for creating an arterio-venous connection in hemodialysis maintenance  
The present invention provides a kit apparatus and a methodology to prevent the primary causes of arterio-venous graft thrombosis; and provides a durable vascular access for successful long term...
US20100030204 INTRA-ATRIAL APPARATUS AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF  
An intra-atrial ablation therapy apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus comprises a balloon adapted for intra-atrial inflation to fill at least part of the atrium, the balloon being adapted to...
US20100318015 DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR ACHIEVING MAGNETIC GASTRIC BYPASS  
Devices, systems and methods are disclosed for the treatment of obesity. A magnetic device is provided that enables the creation of a Roux limb without the use of staples or sutures. Additionally,...
US20150216698 GASTRIC CALIBRATION TUBE  
A gastric calibration tube includes a flexible elongate member, a pushing member, and a balloon member. The flexible elongate member has a proximal end portion, a distal end portion, and an outer...
US20070129662 Bypass Grafting System and Apparatus  
Minimally invasive techniques utilized in bypass grafting are disclosed. For instance, a method of implanting an end portion of a graft in the body of a patient during a bypass grafting procedure...
US20080306428 Lacrimal Drainage Device and Method  
A lacrimal bypass drainage device (1) uses a cannula or tube (2) having a flange on the ocular end and a threaded outer surface to provide for greater axial friction. The flange is keyed to allow...
US20100191167 GASTROINTESTINAL IMPLANT AND METHODS FOR USE  
Methods and devices for modifying the location at which bodily fluids interact with nutrients in a gastrointestinal tract. The methods and devices utilize a conduit configured to divert bodily...
US20060276738 Lacrimal drainage bypass device and method  
A lacrimal bypass drainage device uses a cannula or tube having a flange on the ocular end and a threaded outer surface to provide for greater axial friction. The flange is keyed to allow...
US20080214982 FLUID MANAGEMENT FLOW IMPLANTS OF IMPROVED OCCLUSION RESISTANCE  
This invention relates to achieving or improving uniform distribution of fluid flow in medical devices such as when combined with antibiotics impregnated in a catheter and/or with a drug-eluting...
US20050059922 Surgical implant and method of accessing cerebrospinal fluid  
A surgical implant and method of gaining access to cerebrospinal fluid in the brain. The implant includes a housing defined by an upper housing part which is positioned subcutaneously on the skull...
US20140148752 A DEVICE FOR ADJUSTING THE INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE  
Provided is a device for use in controlling the liquid outflow from the anterior chamber of the eye, methods of draining aqueous humor from the anterior chamber to the intra-orbital space using...
US20110218481 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING IN-VIVO PRESSURE  
A differential pressure regulating device is provided for controlling in-vivo pressure in a body, and in particularly in a heart. The device may include a shunt being positioned between two or...
US20110218480 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING IN-VIVO PRESSURE  
A differential pressure regulating device is provided for controlling in-vivo pressure in a body, and in particularly in a heart. The device may include a shunt being positioned between two or...
US20140039375 SYSTEMS FOR IMPLANTING AND USING A CONDUIT WITHIN A TISSUE WALL  
Various embodiments of the present invention provide a conduit system including an outer lumen (810), an inner lumen (805), and an attaching device (820). In other embodiments, a multiple access...
US20140066830 CEREBROSPINAL FLUID PURIFICATION SYSTEM  
The present invention provides methods and systems for conditioning cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) by removing target compounds from CSF. The systems provide for a multilumen flow path and exchange of...
US20090281621 Punctal anchor for lacrimal stent, introducer tool and method  
A device and method for performing stenting and intubation of the nasolacrimal system to treat for stenosis or obstruction includes a semi-rigid tubular guide sleeve through which a flexible...
US20100121249 METHODS FOR REDUCING PRESSURE IN AN ORGAN  
Methods, system and apparatus for relieving pressure in an organ such as, but not limited to, the eye are disclosed. The method includes implanting a bioabsorbable channel into the selected area...
US20100318016 Methods and Compositions for Enhancing Vascular Access  
Disclosed is an implantable material comprising a biocompatible matrix and cells which, when provided to a vascular access structure, can promote functionality generally. For example, implantable...
US20140228734 MULTI-LUMEN VENTRICULAR DRAINAGE CATHETER  
A shunt includes a housing having an inlet, an outlet and a flow control mechanism disposed within the housing. A ventricular catheter is connected to the inlet of the housing. The catheter has a...
US20130324901 Transvascular Access Methods  
Various methods employing transvascular access devices are described, including a method of placing a central catheter in a peripheral vein in an arm of a patient; a method of providing...
US20120150092 GUIDED PERCUTANEOUS BYPASS  
The invention includes methods and apparatus to deploy a blood vessel conduit via a catheter-based, percutaneous approach. In particular, a prosthetic blood conduit can be introduced around or...
US20120215153 TUBE DEVICE FOR INSERTION INTO LACRIMAL PASSAGE  
A tube device for insertion into a lacrimal passage, optimized according to the structure of a lacrimal passage and capable of being operated without impairing the functional effect of a lacrimal...
US20090319035 ANTIMICROBIAL COATING  
Described herein are coatings containing water-soluble oligodynamic metal salts that are formulated and applied from hydrophobic solvents. In particular, articles of manufacture comprising polymer...
US20140343476 OCULAR IMPLANT WITH INTRAOCULAR FLUID PRESSURE REGULATION  
An ocular implant comprising a shunt and a fluid absorbing conduit for reducing intraocular pressure, and optionally comprising a biodegradable ring.
US20080140012 HEMODIALYSIS GRAFT  
The curved section of a hemodialysis graft comprises an inner interior surface defined by a relatively large radius and an outer interior surface defined by a relatively small radius for...
US20090138081 OCULAR IMPLANT WITH ANCHOR AND METHODS THEREOF  
Implants and methods for treating ocular disorders are disclosed. One implant has an inlet portion configured to extend through a portion of a tissue of an eye and an outlet portion configured to...
US20050010159 Csf physiologic controller  
The Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Physiologic Controller is an implantable active battery-operated device that is microprocessor controlled via algorithms stored in its memory. It is a multi mode...
US20150157836 IMPLANTABLE DRAINAGE DEVICE  
A surgical method of implanting an implantable drainage apparatus. The method comprising the steps of cutting the skin of a patient, inserting the implantable drainage apparatus into the body of...
US20060144803 Device and method for separation of blood components in bags, as well as the associated blood bag cups  
A device and a method for the separation of blood components in bags, as well as an associated blood bag cup. The device comprises a cup holder for a special double cup with two single cups and a...
US20090043242 INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS FOR IMPLANTING CORNEAL IMPLANT VIA EXTRA-AND INTRA-CAMERAL ROUTES  
A method of implanting a transcorneal shunt into a cornea, the shunt having a head and a foot, each having a hole therein, the method including the operations of engaging an insertion tool with a...
US20100168644 Glaucoma Treatment Device and Method  
A device for treating glaucoma in an eye is described. The device includes a body defining a lumen and having first and second ends and external and lumenal surfaces, wherein the body has a length...
US20090317766 Structured coatings for implants and process for the preparation thereof  
The invention relates to a method for producing a powder-filled ceramic coating made from a precursor ceramic compound (for example, a sol-gel), said coating having an advantageous surface...
US20150208982 Methods for Making Controlled Delivery Devices Having Zero Order Kinetics  
A method of making an injectable or implantable active agent delivery device capable of delivering a diagnostic, therapeutic, and/or prophylactic agent to a desired targeted site having orifice(s)...
US20140148732 METHODS FOR PERFORMING BARIATRIC SURGERY USING GASTRIC SIZING SYSTEMS AND INSTRUMENTS  
Systems and methods for effecting bariatric procedures are disclosed. Each system includes an instrument, a control valve and, optionally, a suction controller. The instrument is in the form of an...
US20060032507 Contrast-enhanced ocular imaging  
The invention relates generally to medical devices and methods for ocular imaging and, more particularly, to devices and methods for increasing contrast in an eye in which an imaging contrast...
US20100114128 GASTRIC BYPASS DEVICES AND PROCEDURES  
Methods and devices for treating obesity are provided, and more particularly, methods and devices for performing gastric bypasses are disclosed. In one exemplary embodiment a gastric bypass...
US20150133845 DEVICES FOR FLUID FLOW THROUGH BODY PASSAGES  
A device includes a first end portion, a second end portion, an intermediate portion between the first end portion and the second end portion, and a graft material coupled to at least the...
US20120022316 Method and Apparatus for Preventing Air Embolisms  
Method and apparatus for preventing air embolisms during surgical procedures which involves providing a fluid source in communication with an aperture extending into an anatomical cavity such that...
US20050222533 Restoration of flow in LAA via tubular conduit  
An opening other than the ostium of a left atrial appendage (LAA) is provided to allow blood flow between the LAA and another portion of the body. The opening has a conduit that helps to increase...
US20070021707 Helical graft  
A graft includes a flow tubing having a tubing portion defining a flow lumen. The flow lumen of the tubing portion is substantially free of ribs or grooves. A centre line of the flow lumen follows...
US20150094641 ANTIPROLIFERATIVE SURFACE MODIFICATIONS AND METHODS OF USE  
This invention is in the field of medicinal intervention. The present invention relates to a device constructed from metals, polymers or other materials that are amenable to precise surface...
US20090187254 UROLOGICAL MEDICAL DEVICES FOR RELEASE OF UROLOGICALLY BENEFICIAL AGENTS  
In one aspect, the present invention provides implantable or insertable urological medical devices, which are adapted to release one or more urologically beneficial agents in pharmaceutically...
US20110144558 FLUID FILLED IMPLANTS FOR TREATING MEDICAL CONDITIONS  
An implant for treating medical disorders includes a first chamber having a flexible outer layer that surrounds a flexible inner layer, a second chamber in communication with the first chamber,...
US20110218476 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR GASTRIC BYPASS SURGERY  
A medical treatment device includes an elongate member having an internal volume, a proximal end, and a distal end, the internal volume extending from the proximal end to the distal end. The...
US20140180188 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR BARIATRIC THERAPY  
The present invention provides bariatric therapy systems. One system includes a gastrointestinal implant device and a delivery mechanism therefor. The device can include a sleeve for placement...
US20140012178 Systems and Methods for Bariatric Therapy  
The present invention provides bariatric therapy systems. One system includes a gastrointestinal implant device and a delivery mechanism therefor. The device can include a sleeve for placement...
US20110172584 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR BARIATRIC THERAPY  
The present invention provides bariatric therapy systems. One system includes a gastrointestinal implant device and a delivery mechanism therefor. The device can include a sleeve for placement...
US20140358065 METHODS FOR TOPOSCOPIC SLEEVE DELIVERY  
Disclosed herein are elongate flexible medical devices which are capable of axial elongation through the mechanism of eversion or toposcopic expansion. In general, this may be accomplished by...