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US20130253408 Anti-Obesity Diverter Structure  
The anti-obesity diverter structure includes a laminate structure having papilla-supplied and pylorus-supplied surfaces. The laminate structure is sized to fit longitudinally within a duodenum...
US20130053756 Anti-Obesity Diverter Structure  
The anti-obesity diverter structure includes a laminate structure having papilla-supplied and pylorus-supplied surfaces. The laminate structure is sized to fit longitudinally within a duodenum...
US20110137226 ANTI-OBESITY DIVERTER STRUCTURE  
The anti-obesity diverter structure includes a laminate structure having papilla-supplied and pylorus-supplied surfaces. The laminate structure is sized to fit longitudinally within a duodenum...
US20110021968 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...
US20090076436 OCULAR IMPLANTS WITH DEPLOYABLE STRUCTURE  
An implant has a tubular member with an inlet configured to receive fluid from an anterior chamber of an eye, an outlet configured to deliver fluid from the inlet to a physiological outflow...
US20120065570 Disc shunt delivery with stepped needle  
A solid stepped needle delivers a disc shunt bridging between muscle and a degenerated disc, drawing blood plasma from muscle into the degenerated disc to alleviate back pain and regenerate the...
US20120310136 SELECTIVE ULTRAFILTRATION MEMBRANES FOR RENAL REPLACEMENT THERAPIES  
A system and method provide improved ultrafiltration of charged/uncharged solutes in a fluid, especially a body fluid. The improvement is achieved through imposed electric field and/or surface...
US20070112291 Shunt system with coating and flow restricting component exerting a passive and essentially constant resistance to outflow  
The present invention relates to an improved cerebrospinal fluid shunt system comprising a coating covering at least part of the system and a flow restricting component exerting a passive and...
US20120029413 GASTROINTESTINAL IMPLANT WITH DRAWSTRING  
A gastrointestinal implant device includes a flexible, floppy sleeve, open at both ends, that extends into the duodenum. The device further includes a collapsible anchor coupled to the proximal...
US20070010780 Methods of implanting an aorto-coronary sinus shunt for myocardial revascularization  
A permanent shunt is implanted in a minimally invasive manner to carry arterial blood from the aorta into the relatively lower pressure venous bed of the coronary sinus. Since egress from the...
US20100022940 Percutaneously Introduceable Shunt Devices and Methods  
Catheters, implantable shunt devices and methods usable to establish passageways between blood vessels and/or other anatomical structures within the body of a human or animal subject.
US20100249691 GLAUCOMA SHUNTS WITH FLOW MANAGEMENT AND IMPROVED SURGICAL PERFORMANCE  
A method of treating glaucoma in an eye by managing fluid flow past an implanted shunt having an elastomeric plate and a non-valved elastomeric drainage tube. The plate is positioned over a sclera...
US20140221900 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...
US20100121247 Dialysis Graft with Thromboses Prevention Arrangement  
A dialysis graft includes an artery connection section having one end connected to an artery; and a vein connection section having both ends connected to two sections of a vein respectively....
US20140236065 INTRAOCULAR SHUNT DEPLOYMENT DEVICE  
An intraocular shunt deployment device can release an intraocular shunt into an eye using a deployment mechanism that coordinates action between a pusher component, a shaft component, and a...
US20140276330 HIGH POROSITY CELLULOSIC SPONGE  
The present invention provides compositions, devices, and methods for affecting, among other things, weight loss and/or weight control, by sequestering nutrients or other compounds such as toxins...
US20090131848 METHOD FOR IMPLANTING A TRANSCORNEAL IMPLANT THROUGH A PARACENTESIS T-INCISION, AND TRANSCORNEAL IMPLANT SO IMPLANTED  
A method for implanting a transcorneal implant having a cap, a foot, and a body connecting the cap and the foot, the body having a lesser circumference than either the cap or the foot, the method...
US20130116614 Methods and Apparatus for Providing an Arteriovenous Fistula  
Methods and apparatus for creating an artificial arteriovenous fistula between an artery and an adjacent vein are disclosed. Methods include utilizing a hollow spiral shunt that defines a fluid...
US20130079700 COMPOSITE PROSTHETIC SHUNT DEVICE  
In accordance with certain embodiments of the present disclosure, a composite prosthetic device is described. Generally, the device comprises at least one layer of ePTFE, at least one...
US20120232460 INTRALUMINAL SLEEVE WITH ACTIVE AGENTS  
An intraluminal sleeve system is provided, which generally includes an intraluminal sleeve capable of dispensing an active agent to a patient, for example, a metabolic agent or satiety inducing...
US20110301523 GASTROINTESTINAL ANCHOR COMPLIANCE  
A collapsible gastrointestinal anchor can be characterized in various embodiments by a radial force of about 0.1 Newtons (N) or greater at a compressed diameter of 25 millimeters (mm); by an...
US20070112290 Artificial auditory tube  
Disclosed is an artificial auditory tube that is a therapeutic instrument useful for the treatment of eustachian tube dysfunction including stenosis of the eustachian tube (occlusion of the...
US20060173397 Ophthalmology implants and methods of manufacture  
The present disclosure provides an ophthalmology implant and methods for treating glaucoma or optic neural transmission deficiency, wherein at least a portion of the implant is made of or includes...
US20110144560 Incisionless Gastric Bypass Method And Devices  
A system and method for endoscopically forming an anastomosis between two naturally adjacent points in the digestive tract. The system and method utilizes elongate magnetic devices that, when...
US20110040231 TEMPORARY OSTOMY APPLIANCE  
A temporary ostomy appliance is disclosed, including a catheter for extending through the abdominal wall into the intestine. The catheter may be a transcecal catheter for extending through the...
US20130178782 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR DELIVERING OR DELAYING LIPIDS WITHIN A DUODENUM  
Devices and methods described include a flow reduction device adapted and configured for use within the duodenum of a mammal having a spine, a first atraumatic feature, a second atraumatic...
US20050197614 Occlusive biomedical devices, punctum plugs, and methods of use thereof  
Certain embodiments include a punctum plug for blocking flow of lacrimal fluid in an eye, the plug having an introducible portion comprising a dehydrated material hydratable by physiological...
US20080046073 Non-Coagulative Vascular Shunt  
An implantable shunt for the repair of a blood vessel, which is capable of remaining in place temporarily or for extended periods, which comprises a hollow tube, and flanges positioned at regular...
US20140180192 Device for Anchoring an Endoluminal Sleeve in the GI Tract  
Endoluminal sleeve device (1) for internally lining a section of the GI tract, comprising a sleeve (2) configured for deployment inside a GI tract, the sleeve (2) having walls of a flexible...
US20150039086 IMPLANTABLE MICRO-TEXTURED SCAR INDUCING ePTFE STRUCTURES  
Bio-implantable textured tubular and sheet structures of un-sintered ePTFE are described. Such micro-textured structures stimulate robust development of beneficial bio-integative scar attachment...
US20120179086 ANCHORS WITH OPEN HEADS  
An implant (100) includes a protrusion (110) with an open or rounded loop (112) (or open head) connected to a collapsible anchor. The protrusion may include a straight length of wire (114) or a...
US20140296770 TRANSPYLORIC ANCHORING  
Gastrointestinal implants can be used to secure thin-walled sleeves, restrictor plates, and other devices within the gastrointestinal tract. An example implant includes three elements: a stomach...
US20140171750 ELECTRONIC INTUBATION  
The disclosure relates to systems and methods for electronic intubation of bodily passages such as the nasolacrimal duct. The disclosed technology can be embodied in an apparatus that includes an...
US20130245533 TRANSJUGULAR INTRAHEPATIC PORTOSYSTEMIC SHUNT DEVICE  
An apparatus method for establishing a Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt between the portal vein from a hepatic vein. The apparatus comprises an elongated hollow outer guide; an outer...
US20110071455 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR SUTURELESSLY CONNECTING A CONDUIT TO A HOLLOW ORGAN  
An implantable connector for suturelessly connecting a conduit to a hollow organ, the implantable connector comprising: a hollow expandable stent, wherein the hollow expandable stent comprises an...
US20110208109 AUTORETROPERFUSION DEVICES AND SYSTEMS  
Devices, systems, and methods for providing retroperfusion to at least one ischemic tissue in a minimally invasive manner are disclosed. At least some of the embodiments disclosed herein enable an...
US20100234790 OCULAR IMPLANT WITH THERAPEUTIC AGENTS AND METHODS THEREOF  
Implants and methods for treating ocular disorders are provided. One method involves introducing an implant into an anterior chamber of an eye such that at least a distal end of the implant is...
US20100268316 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING AN ARTIFICIAL ARTERIO-VENOUS FISTULA  
A shunt rivet for implantation between a first body space and a second body space in a patient, such as to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
US20150080783 Delivery System and Method of Use for the Eye  
A method and delivery system are disclosed for creating an aqueous flow pathway in the trabecular meshwork, juxtacanalicular trabecular meshwork and Schlemm's canal of an eye for reducing elevated...
US20070093740 Fluid shunting apparatus and methods  
An implantable fluid shunting apparatus having a tube and a shunt tip attached to the tube end, that tapers towards the end of the shunt tip, a tip lumen extending through the shunt tip in fluid...
US20140276336 Intragastric Device for Treating Obesity  
A gastrointestinal device for treating obesity includes a three-dimensional porous structure configurable between a compressed pre-deployment configuration to facilitate delivery and an expanded...
US20050049540 Monoshunt  
Insertion of intracoronary shunts during off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) surgery can induce a severe endothelial dysfunction. The present invention relates to a novel intracoronary shunt...
US20140358063 Anchors with Biodegradable Constraints  
An implant includes a collapsible anchor to be deployed within a lumen and a protrusion coupled to the anchor. The protrusion, in a constrained state, extends a distance from an exterior surface...
US20100286586 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SITE SPECIFIC THERAPY  
A system, including catheter apparatus, and related method for performing site specific therapy. The catheter apparatus can include one or more semipermeable microcatheters for use in performing...
US20130289466 STOMACH-SPANNING GASTRIC IMPLANTS  
A variety of passive intragastric implant devices for obesity treatment are disclosed. Such passive implants do not autonomously change shape, but instead react within the stomach to induce...
US20120136294 Apparatus and Method for Treating Eustachian Tube Dysfunction  
A method and apparatus for treating Eustachian tube dysfunction. The apparatus may include a tube with an aperture extending through the tube and a retention mechanism for retaining the tube in...
US20150065938 ENDOSCOPIC TRANSORAL DUODENAL SLEEVE APPLIER  
A duodenal sleeve assembly comprises a sleeve, an expandable sealing member, a tether, and an expandable anchor. The sleeve is secured to the sealing member. The tether couples the anchor with the...
US20100069819 Minimally invasive gastrointestinal bypass  
A solution is provided for modifying the location at which bodily fluids interact with nutrients in a gastrointestinal tract having a conduit with a first end and a second end. The first end is...
US20130226067 Arteriovenous Shunt Having Eccentric Anchor Stent  
An arteriovenous shunt includes a self-expanding stent graft having a self-expanding anchor stent mounted eccentrically and externally about at least one end segment of the stent graft. A fluid...
US20140276329 TRANS-SCLERA PORTAL FOR DELIVERY OF THERAPEUTIC AGENTS  
A portal through the sclera for delivery of an effective amount of therapeutic agent to the back of the eye.