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US20150250649 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING GLAUCOMA  
An ocular implant for treating glaucoma is provided, which may include any number of features. More particularly, the present invention relates to implants that facilitate the transfer of fluid...
US20130331761 Methods and Apparatus for Treating Glaucoma  
An ocular implant for treating glaucoma is provided, which may include any number of features. More particularly, the present invention relates to implants that facilitate the transfer of fluid...
US20130006165 Methods and Apparatus for Treating Glaucoma  
An ocular implant for treating glaucoma is provided, which may include any number of features. More particularly, the present invention relates to implants that facilitate the transfer of fluid...
US20150025616 Method And Apparatus For Treating A Carotid Artery  
One disclosed embodiment comprises a method for treating lesions in the carotid artery of a mammalian body. The method comprises transcervical access and blocking of blood flow through the common...
US20140257165 DEVICE FOR PREVENTION OF SHUNT STENOSIS  
A method and a kit for the prevention of venous stenosis associated with the use of hemodialysis AV shunts. The kit may use a bifurcated needle for providing access to the shunt or blood vessel....
US20050192526 Devices for maintaining surgically created openings  
Devices and methods are directed to improving the gaseous exchange in a lung of an individual having, for instance, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. More particularly, conduits may be...
US20120071809 OCULAR IMPLANT SYSTEMS  
Implants and methods for treating ocular disorders are disclosed. One implant has a tubular member, with inlet and outlet ends, and a cutting member connected thereto. The tubular member is...
US20130226068 WIRELESS SHUNTS WITH STORAGE  
Devices and methods useful for storing and retrieving information related to a medical device such as an implantable valve or an implantable sensor are disclosed. An implantable valve can include...
US20150238305 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ANCHORING WITHIN THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT  
The present invention relates to an anchor configured for minimally-invasive implantation and sized to remain securely positioned within at least a portion of the gastrointestinal tract of an...
US20140100512 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ANCHORING WITHIN THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT  
The present invention relates to an anchor configured for minimally-invasive implantation and sized to remain securely positioned within at least a portion of the gastrointestinal tract of an...
US20130012862 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR ANCHORING WITHIN THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT  
The present invention relates to an anchor configured for minimally-invasive implantation and sized to remain securely positioned within at least a portion of the gastrointestinal tract of an...
US20100331756 Methods and Apparatus for Anchoring within the Gastrointestinal Tract  
The present invention relates to an anchor configured for minimally-invasive implantation and sized to remain securely positioned within at least a portion of the gastrointestinal tract of an...
US20120095385 INTRAGASTRIC IMPLANTS WITH DUODENAL ANCHORS  
Intragastric fluid transfer devices and related methods for operation thereof are disclosed. The intragastric fluid transfer devices and related methods are intended to assist a patient in...
US20130190892 ENDOLUMENAL ESOPHAGEAL RESTRICTION DEVICE  
Generally described herein are apparatus, systems and methods related to a novel esophageal device implantable in the patient's body and designed to replicate the restrictive and satiety mechanism...
US20130303967 METERS FOR IN-VIVO MONITORING  
Systems and methods for use in monitoring treatment of pressure-related conditions, such as hydrocephalus, include an implantable vessel, and a meter including one or more microfluidic channels...
US20080082037 TEAR-DUCT DRAIN  
A tear-duct drain includes a hollow rigid tube which is elongated and has a first flange at one extremity thereof. A flexible, resilient and collapsible second flange is bonded to the tube at a...
US20150112240 DAILYSIS DEVICE  
According to one embodiment, a dialysis device is made available that can be implanted at least partially into the body of a patient and comprises a blood chamber, through which the patient's...
US20150088048 INTRAGASTIC IMPLANT DEVICES  
An intragastric implant comprises an anchor and a therapeutic device or a diagnostic device. The anchor is adapted to extend between the fundus and the pyloric valve of a stomach, to be retained...
US20140358064 ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULA  
A covered radially-expansible stent, capable of being advanced along a bodily lumen, and capable of performing as an arteriovenous shunt, and with a covering that stops short of one end of the...
US20140276337 Implantable Devices with Delivery Systems and Methods for Blocking Digestive Neurohormonal Pathways in Mammals  
Described herein are implantable devices, delivery systems and surgical methods for creating a barrier that may be deployed into a digestive system organ to block the biochemical and/or...
US20130190675 Methods and Devices for Treating Alzheimer's Disease  
A method and apparatus of treating Alzheimer's disease in an individual. In one embodiment, the method includes bypassing a portion of the gastrointestinal tract of the individual. In another...
US20110224595 SYSTEM FOR REGULATING INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE  
The present invention relates to a method and system to regulate pressure in an object, and is especially suitable for regulating intracranial pressure in people suffering from hydrocephalus. The...
US20120302935 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR FORMING A FISTULA  
Described here are devices, systems and methods for forming a fistula between two blood vessels. Generally, the systems may comprise a first catheter which may comprise a fistula-forming element....
US20150250648 LACRIMAL DUCT TUBE  
The present invention provides a lacrimal duct tube that can be preferably used for the treatment of lacrimal duct obstruction, in particular, sheath guided endoscopic probing having been...
US20140207043 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR SHUNTING FLUID  
Systems and methods are provided herein that generally involve shunting fluid, e.g., shunting cerebrospinal fluid in the treatment of hydrocephalus. Self-cleaning catheters are provided which...
US20120022426 System and method for embolic protection  
A balloon catheter system distinguishing a proximal balloon catheter system and a distal balloon catheter is provided. The proximal balloon catheter system has a first and a second catheter. These...
US20130131575 SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS INCLUDING INFECTION-FIGHTING AND MONITORING SHUNTS  
Systems, devices, methods, and compositions are described for providing an actively controllable shunt configured to, for example, monitor, treat, or prevent an infection.
US20140371652 DIGESTIVE TRACT DEVICE  
A digestive tract device is configured to reduce the burden on a living body associated with the adjustment of the length of a tubular portion retained inside the living body and simplify a...
US20110270148 PERCUTANEOUS COLLATERAL BYPASS  
A bypass provided by a bypass conduit disposed in a vessel which is collateral to an occluded vessel. The bypass conduit comprises a helical wire body having a plurality of connectors connecting...
US20130253406 METHODS FOR DEPLOYING INTRAOCULAR SHUNTS  
The present invention generally relates to methods for deploying intraocular shunts without the use of an optical apparatus that contacts an eye, such as a goniolens. In certain embodiments,...
US20130018295 OCULAR IMPLANT WITH ANCHORING MECHANISM AND MULTIPLE OUTLETS  
Devices and methods for treating ocular disorders are disclosed. One ocular implant, has a substantially straight, rigid, elongate body. The body has a self-trephinating distal portion that...
US20120078158 OCULAR IMPLANT WITH ANCHORING MECHANISM AND MULTIPLE OUTLETS  
Devices and methods for treating ocular disorders are disclosed. One ocular implant, has a substantially straight, rigid, elongate body. The body has a self-trephinating distal portion that...
US20140188031 VASCULAR ACCESS DEVICES, METHODS, AND KITS  
Methods, devices, and kits for creating bloodstream access in patients are provided which include or use a vessel wall traversing device which can be shaped like a blunt-ended nail with a hollow...
US20060106332 Pancreatic exocrine secretion diversion apparatus and method  
A method and apparatus for treating a patient's health condition by diverting pancreatic exocrine secretions include a flow diverter of material compatible with chronic residence within a small...
US20110295179 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR REGULATING THE ACTIVATION OF GHRELIN HORMONES WITHIN A STOMACH  
Methods and devices regulate the activation of ghrelin hormones within a stomach in order to treat weight disorders, to promote learning and memory functions, to treat stress-induced depression,...
US20140081195 EXPANDING OCULAR IMPLANT DEVICES AND METHODS  
Disclosed herein are devices and methods related to implants for treating one or more physiological conditions of the eye. Some embodiments disclosed herein include an expandable ocular implant...
US20140288480 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR INCREASING FLOW THROUGH THE LEFT ATRIAL APPENDAGE  
Methods and devices for increasing flow in the left atrial appendage (LAA) include a conduit directing blood flow from a pulmonary artery into the LAA and/or a conduit drawing blood from the LAA...
US20080210247 Surgical technique and tools for use in treatment of male urinary incontinence  
A transobturator technique was developed for treating male urinary incontinence. This approach helped to design specific instruments to pass around the ischio-pubic branches of the male pelvis...
US20120022427 METHOD FOR INCREASING BLOOD FLOW IN OR ABOUT A CARDIAC OR OTHER VASCULAR OR PROSTHETIC STRUCTURE TO PREVENT THROMBOSIS  
A method is provided for increasing blood flow in or about a cardiac structure to prevent thrombosis. One step of the method includes providing an implantable sprayer having an elongated tubular...
US20150190259 TRANSPYLORIC ANCHORING  
A gastrointestinal implant device (2800) comprises a planar proximal element (220) configured to reside in a stomach to resist distal migration, a distal element (222) configured to reside in an...
US20140018719 Transpyloric Anchoring  
A gastrointestinal implant device comprises a planar proximal element configured to reside in a stomach to resist distal migration, a distal element configured to reside in an intestine to resist...
US20140052046 REDUCTION OF INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE IN THE EYE USING A TUBULAR CLIP  
Drainage of aqueous from the anterior chamber of the eye can be facilitated by a malleable hollow clip or staple that can be formed to attach to ophthalmic tissue and provide intra-luminal flow of...
US20090036818 Shunt and Method Treatment of Glaucoma  
This invention provides a shunt for implantation between the anterior chamber of the eye and the epithelial-lined space through the frontal sinus bone of a patient for the treatment of glaucoma....
US20120232459 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR ENDOLUMENAL GASTROINTESTINAL BYPASS  
The present invention provides devices and methods for attachment of an endolumenal gastrointestinal device, such as an artificial stoma device, a gastrointestinal bypass sleeve or other...
US20150196705 METHODS, SYSTEMS AND DEVICES FOR TREATING HYPERTENSION  
Provided is a method of treating arterial hypertension in a patient. The method comprises selecting a patient suffering from arterial hypertension and creating a flow pathway between a first...
US20120165720 INTRAOCULAR SHUNTS  
The present invention generally relates to different types of intraocular shunts.
US20120123315 INTRAOCULAR SHUNTS  
The present invention generally relates to different types of intraocular shunts.
US20120289881 System and Implantable Device for Treating Chronic Kidney Disease  
An implantable dialysis device with a related medical system for intracorporeal dialysis and ultrafiltration of blood, and methods of use are described. The medical system includes an...
US20100222733 Glaucoma Treatment Method  
An ocular implant adapted to reside at least partially in a portion of Schlemm's canal of an eye. In some embodiments the implant has a body extending in a curved volume whose longitudinal axis...
US20140243730 INTRAOCULAR SHUNT IMPLANTATION METHODS AND DEVICES  
The present invention generally relates to devices and methods of implanting an intraocular shunt into an eye. In certain aspects, methods of the invention involve creating an opening in the...