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US20130158464 SELF CLEANING SHUNT  
A self cleaning inlet head for use on a shunt. The head has a tube with openings disposed in predetermined positions in its wall, and a cleaning element installed inside the tube. The cleaning...
US20080214951 Cerebrospinal Fluid Evaluation Systems  
Methods and devices for testing for the presence, absence and/or rate of flow in a shunt tubing implanted under the skin by using a measurement pad having a plurality of temperature sensor...
US20140114228 METHODS AND DEVICES TO CURB APPETITE AND/OR TO REDUCE FOOD INTAKE  
The present invention relates to devices and methods of operating the devices that contribute to curbing appetite and/or reducing food intake. In some embodiments, the methods and devices of the...
US20110060265 IMPLANTABLE SHUNT OR CATHETER ENABLING GRADUAL DELIVERY OF THERAPEUTIC AGENTS  
An implantable catheter or shunt for draining fluid from a body cavity. The catheter or shunt body has a wall structure that carries one or more therapeutic agents in a manner enabling release of...
US20100228234 Device for actively removing a target cell from blood or lymph of a vertebrate subject  
Devices, systems, and methods are described herein for controlling the level of one or more target cell types in the blood fluid and/or lymph fluid of a vertebrate subject. Devices and systems are...
US20060036207 System and method for treating glaucoma  
An integral conduit (407) in the formed of stepped tubing defines at least part of a drainage flow path (408/408′) that accommodates a flow rate of at least about 0.15 microliters/minute/mm2/mm-Hg...
US20060184088 Device and method providing arterial blood flow for perfusion of ischemic myocardium  
The present invention generally relates to methods and apparatus for use in endovascular and intraoperative procedures providing arterial blood-flow for perfusion of ischemic myocardium. Aspects...
US20130006166 APPARATUS FOR TREATING OBESITY BY EXTRACTING FOOD  
The present invention is directed to an apparatus and method for treating obesity. A tube is positioned that passes through a patient's abdominal wall into the upper digestive system of the...
US20150173883 MODIFICATION OF SURFACES FOR SIMULTANEOUS REPELLENCY AND TARGETED BINDING OF DESIRED MOIETIES  
Articles, methods of making, and uses for modifying surfaces for simultaneously providing repellency and selective binding of desired moieties are disclosed. The repellant surfaces comprise a...
US20120277525 DEVICE AND A METHOD FOR FACILITATING MONITORING THE CROSS-SECTION OF A GASTRIC SLEEVE DURING FORMATION THEREOF  
A device (1) for monitoring the transverse cross-section of a gastric sleeve (3) as the gastric sleeve (3) is being formed in a stomach (4) during a sleeve gastrectomy procedure comprises a...
US20120121661 DEVICES WITH MULTIPLE SURFACE FUNCTIONALITY  
Phosphorus-based coatings having a plurality of phosphate moieties, a plurality of phosphonate moieties, or both, covalently bonded to an oxide surface of an implantable substrate exhibiting one...
US20090287136 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR FLUID DRAINAGE OF THE EYE  
An implantable drain for the anterior chamber of the eye for venting fluid therefrom to relieve pressure. The device features a serpentine draining conduit having an aggregate length much longer...
US20130030350 Devices and Methods for Anchoring an Endoluminal Sleeve in the GI Tract  
An endoluminal sleeve device for internally lining a section of the GI tract, comprises a sleeve configured for deployment inside a duodenum, the sleeve having walls of a flexible material...
US20100286585 Shunt Delivery of Curcumin  
A method for reducing or preventing a human brain disorder relating to the presence of a pathogenic substance in cerebrospinal fluid by selecting a human for treatment as a patient and placing a...
US20150250500 METHODS 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...
US20150126920 METHODS 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...
US20090234267 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR EASY ACCESS TO VASCULAR GRAFT CANNULATION SITES  
The present invention relates to a polymeric venous implant wherein at least a portion of the graft is made from a UV fluorescing polymer which allows the user to see the graft during access use....
US20120172782 METHODS FOR BILIARY DIVERSION  
Methods are provided for biliary diversion. In one embodiment, a tubular member can be implanted within a patient by positioning a proximal end of the tubular member in the patient's gall bladder,...
US20120245504 DEVICES AND METHODS TO DELIVER, RETAIN AND REMOVE A SEPARATING DEVICE IN AN INTUSSUSCEPTED HOLLOW ORGAN  
The present invention is an improved separating device for providing the malabsorptive component of a minimally invasive weight reduction system. This device may be a sleeve, liner, or tubular...
US20150051532 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A FLUID CARRYING CONDUIT OF A VASCULAR ACCESS SYSTEM  
Systems and methods for a blood conduit for fluidly coupling a first vascular segment to a second vascular segment are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a system for fluidly coupling proximal...
US20140114227 LYMPHEDEMA MEDICAL DEVICE  
Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example medical device may include a medical device for moving lymphatic fluid. The medical device may include an...
US20140343348 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR DIAGNOSING, MONITORING, OR TREATING MEDICAL CONDITIONS THROUGH AN OPENING THROUGH AN AIRWAY WALL  
Methods and devices for diagnosing, monitoring, and/or treating tissue through an opening or port through an airway wall. A passageway is created extending from the airway to the target tissue....
US20070060858 Defect occlusion apparatus, system, and method  
Methods, apparatus, and systems for occluding a multiplicity of parallel membranes, such as found in a patent foramen ovale (PFO). Methods, apparatus, and systems include the use of a positioning...
US20120029412 INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL DISC SHUNT ALLEVIATE BACK PAIN  
The intervertebral disc is avascular. Nutrients and waste are diffused through adjacent vertebral bodies into the disc. As we age, calcified layers form between the disc and vertebral bodies,...
US20110098628 Internal and external disc shunts alleviate back pain  
The intervertebral disc is avascular. Nutrients and waste are diffused through adjacent vertebral bodies into the disc. As we age, calcified layers form between the disc and vertebral bodies,...
US20100121248 APPARATUS 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...
US20150258312 PERCUTANEOUS SYSTEM, DEVICES AND METHODS  
A percutaneous system, method and related devices are provided. More particularly, a percutaneous system comprises one or more of an intracorporeal connector for fluid communication between two...
US20100274258 OCULAR IMPLANT WITH STIFFNESS QUALITIES, METHODS OF IMPLANTATION AND SYSTEM  
Described herein are devices and methods for treating eye conditions. Described is an ocular implant including an elongate member having an internal lumen forming a flow pathway, at least one...
US20090157062 Systems and methods for treating glaucoma and systems and methods for imaging a portion of an eye  
Systems and methods are described for imaging an eye portion or for treating glaucoma in an eye of a patient. In a first step an optical microscopic image of a portion of the eye is acquired. In...
US20120296254 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR INTRAGASTRIC SUPPORT OF FUNCTIONAL OR PROSTHETIC GASTROINTESTINAL DEVICES  
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for attaching or maintaining the position of a therapeutic or diagnostic device in a body lumen, such as the GI tract without necessarily requiring any...
US20120022425 Alleviate back pain with lactic acid inhibitors  
The intervertebral disc is avascular. Nutrients and waste are diffused through adjacent vertebral bodies into the disc. As we age, calcified layers form between the disc and vertebral bodies,...
US20090043321 Apparatus And Method For Surgical Enhancement Of Aqueous Humor Drainage  
An apparatus is provided for forming a tissue tract (8, 11A, 17A) from within a first passageway of an eye (11, 17) connecting to a second passageway in the eye (12, 16) comprising an elongated...
US20100057096 BRANCH STENT GRAFT FOR AORTIC ANEURYSM REPAIR  
Described is a method for deploying a stent-graft in the aorta, the method including positioning a shunt to go along a portion of a brain-supplying artery (BSA) into the aorta; deploying a...
US20120027834 METHODS OF TREATMENT WITH SYK INHIBITORS  
The present invention provides novel compositions and methods for inhibiting restenosis, thrombosis, and/or inflammation in a patient undergoing a vascular intervention. More particularly, the...
US20100241046 APPARATUS, METHODS AND DEVICES FOR TREATMENT OF OCULAR DISORDERS  
Apparatus and methods for relieving and treating glaucoma and other ocular disorders are disclosed. The apparatus includes a thin flexible membrane and preferably a tubular member. In another...
US20080108932 MEMS filter module with multi-level filter traps  
A MEMS flow module (340) includes a plurality of filtering sections (344). Each filtering section (344) is defined by a stack (342) of a plurality of layers (346, 348, 350, 352). Each filtering...
US20050215938 Hybrid arteriovenous shunt  
An apparatus for positioning a graft and catheter operable for subcutaneous access to the vascular system of a patient. A surgically created, hybrid arteriovenous shunt is provided which comprises...
US20130190676 DEVICES AND METHODS 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...
US20120165721 SYSTEMS FOR DEPLOYING INTRAOCULAR SHUNTS  
The present invention generally relates to systems for deploying intraocular shunts without the use of an optical apparatus that contacts an eye, such as a goniolens. In certain embodiments,...
US20050165344 Method and apparatus for treating heart failure  
An apparatus for treating heart failure, including a conduit positioned in a hole in the atrial septum of the heart, to allow flow from the left atrium into the right atrium. The conduit is fitted...
US20100274259 FLUID DRAINAGE DEVICE, DELIVERY DEVICE, AND ASSOCIATED METHODS OF USE AND MANUFACTURE  
The disclosure provides an intraocular implant for allowing fluid flow from the anterior chamber of an eye, the implant comprising a tube having an inlet end, an outlet end, and a tube passage,...
US20070066929 Lumenally-active device  
Embodiments of a lumenally-active system and method of use and control thereof are disclosed. According to various embodiments, a lumenally-active device is positioned in a body lumen of an...
US20120004589 DELIVERING A CONDUIT INTO A HEART WALL TO PLACE A CORONARY VESSEL IN COMMUNICATION WITH A HEART CHAMBER AND REMOVING TISSUE FROM THE VESSEL OR HEART WALL TO FACILITATE SUCH COMMUNICATION  
Devices and methods for delivering conduits into the wall of a patient's heart to communicate a coronary vessel with a heart chamber. The devices are passed through the coronary vessel and the...
US20100222732 ANTI-CLOGGING VENTRICULAR CATHETER FOR CEREBROSPINAL FLUID DRAINAGE  
A novel ventricular catheter designed to reduce CSF shunt obstruction is disclosed comprising a tip using a membrane without any opening and capable of filtering the CSF. When the CSF flows...
US20070203565 Method for Endovascular Bypass Stent Graft Delivery  
The invention provides a method of providing an endovascular bypass. The method includes the steps of inserting an elastic needle carrying a guidewire adjacent an ostium via a catheter and...
US20130165840 FLUID COMMUNICATION DEVICE AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF  
A fluid communication device is configured to provide fluid flow between first and second chambers separated by tissue. The fluid communication device includes a member configured for insertion...
US20110137428 LINER FOR TUBULAR BODY PORTION AND APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR APPLICATION THEREOF  
A tubular body portion lining assembly adapted for insertion into a tubular body portion of a patient including a flexible tubular liner, liner placing functionality adapted to place at least a...
US20110166494 PROSTHESIS COMPRISING KNITTED MATERIAL LAYERS AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING BY ULTRASONIC WELDING  
The present invention relates to a prosthesis comprising at least two pieces of knitted fabric and to the method of manufacturing it using a sonotrode to perform ultrasonic welding. The prosthesis...
US20110105990 ZONAL DRUG DELIVERY DEVICE AND METHOD  
Disclosed herein are ocular implants for treating an eye and methods of implantation including an elongate member having a proximal end with at least one inflow port, a distal end with at least...
US20140371870 LINER FOR TUBULAR BODY PORTION AND APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR APPLICATION THEREOF  
A tubular body portion lining assembly adapted for insertion into a tubular body portion of a patient, the assembly including a flexible tubular liner including at least one generally...