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US20130150771 System and Method For Powering Ocular Implants  
A system for treating an ocular condition of a patient includes an electrically powered ocular implant sized for placement within an eye and includes a transmitter sized to be carried on or...
US20120253259 MODULAR GASTROINTESTINAL PROSTHESES  
A modular system for therapy within a gastrointestinal system. The system includes anchoring or attachment functionality embodied in a low-profile implant technology and removable therapy...
US20150230983 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR AN ELECTROCAPILLARY PUMP FOR AN INTRAOCULAR IMPLANT  
A microfluidic pump for implantation proximate an eye of a patient is disclosed herein. The microfluidic pump includes a first microfluidic actuator and a second microfluidic actuator, each with...
US20140213960 GASTROINTESTINAL PROSTHESES  
A system for therapy within a gastrointestinal system includes anchoring or attachment functionality embodied in a low-profile implant technology and removable therapy components, which can be...
US20120253260 GASTROINTESTINAL PROSTHESES  
A system for therapy within a gastrointestinal system includes anchoring or attachment functionality embodied in a low-profile implant technology and removable therapy components, which can be...
US20110295183 CONTROL DEVICES FOR DEPLOYING A PROSTHESIS  
The present disclosure relates to devices and methods for implanting a prosthesis into a heart of a mammal, such as a person. The disclosure includes a prosthesis that acts as a pressure vent...
US20110295182 METHODS FOR LOADING A PROSTHESIS  
The present disclosure relates to devices and methods for implanting a prosthesis into a heart of a mammal, such as a person. The disclosure includes a prosthesis that acts as a pressure vent...
US20110105994 Tools and Methods for Programming an Implantable Valve  
Integrated tools for noninvasively reading and adjusting an implantable, magnetically adjustable valve, and methods of use are disclosed. The tools include magnetic or electronic reading of the...
US20110105993 Tools and Methods for Programming an Implantable Valve  
Integrated tools for noninvasively reading and adjusting an implantable, magnetically adjustable valve, and methods of use are disclosed. The tools include magnetic or electronic reading of the...
US20110105992 Tools and methods for programming an implantable valve  
Integrated tools for noninvasively reading and adjusting an implantable, magnetically adjustable valve, and methods of use are disclosed. The tools include magnetic or electronic reading of the...
US20110105991 Tools and methods for programming an implantable valve  
Integrated tools for noninvasively reading and adjusting an implantable, magnetically adjustable valve, and methods of use are disclosed. The tools include magnetic or electronic reading of the...
US20130023814 METHOD OF USING A SYSTEM FOR DRAINING CEREBRAL SPINAL FLUID  
A drainage system that includes a ventricular catheter, a drainage catheter, and a positive displacement pump that can function to actively drain CSF from the ventricles of the brain of a patient....
US20140257168 NEUROSURGICAL APPARATUS  
A cerebral catheter device for draining fluid from the brain of a patient is described. The device may be used as part of a ventricular shunt system. The device includes an elongate tube for...
US20130131576 CATHETER ASSEMBLY FOR USE WITH SHUNT SYSTEMS AND METHOD OF USING SAME  
A catheter assembly for inserting in a fluid filled space in a body includes a main body having a first end portion and a second end portion. The first end portion is positionable within the fluid...
US20140303544 IMPLANTS WITH CONTROLLED DRUG DELIVERY FEATURES AND METHODS OF USING SAME  
Disclosed herein are drug delivery devices and methods for the treatment of ocular disorders requiring targeted and controlled administration of a drug to an interior portion of the eye for...
US20130012863 RESTRICTIVE AND/OR OBSTRUCTIVE IMPLANT SYSTEM FOR INDUCING WEIGHT LOSS  
The present application describes an implant system useable for positioning an implant device such as a device useful for restricting passage of ingested food into the stomach. In one embodiment,...
US20130281910 OCULAR IMPLANT SYSTEM  
The invention relates generally to medical devices and methods for reducing the intraocular pressure in an animal eye and, more particularly, to stent type devices for permitting aqueous outflow...
US20140128793 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PYELOPLASTY INTERNAL-EXTERNAL STENT  
A system and method is provided for the deployment of a ureter between a kidney and a bladder. A stent includes a flexible internal drainage portion, a retention portion, and an external drainage...
US20140207045 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...
US20130303969 SHEATH SYSTEM FOR CATHETER PUMP  
A catheter pump assembly is provided that includes an elongate polymeric catheter body, a cannula, and a tubular interface. The elongate polymeric catheter body has a proximal end and a distal...
US20140249465 METHODS FOR RETAINING A GASTRO-ESOPHAGEAL IMPLANT  
Various methods and devices are described for retaining a medical implant within a body cavity. According to one aspect, at least a portion of a medical implant is positioned within a body cavity,...
US20120089073 GLAUCOMA DRAINAGE DEVICE AND USES THEREOF  
In one aspect, the present invention provides an implant device for use in an eye with elevated intraocular pressure or glaucoma. In another aspect, the present invention provides a method for...
US20150094643 ADJUSTABLE HEIGHT HYDROCEPHALUS VALVE LOCATION DEVICE  
An adjustable height tool for locating a magnetically readable and settable valve implanted in a living being. The locator can include a wall having a first perimeter. A platform can be disposed...
US20140276344 SHUNTING OF DIETARY LIPIDS INCLUDING CHOLESTEROL  
Methods and devices for redirecting at least a portion of a fluid from the mesenteric lymphatic system for elimination from the body are disclosed. The fluid may be redirected for elimination...
US20130303970 DISTAL BEARING SUPPORT  
In various embodiments, a catheter pump is disclosed herein. The catheter pump can include an elongated catheter body having a distal portion including an expandable cannula having an inlet and an...
US20130085439 DEVICE TO ENCOURAGE BLOOD CIRCULATION BETWEEN DIALYSIS  
A vascular access system includes a vascular access device and a portable recirculation device. The vascular access device defines at least one lumen and is configured and dimensioned to be...
US20140066833 EXPANDABLE FLUID DRAINAGE IMPLANTS AND ASSOCIATED DELIVERY DEVICES AND METHODS  
A drainage implant is provided for the drainage of aqueous humor. The implant may comprise a collector, a connector and disperser. The collector and/or disperser may be self-expandable and can be...
US20120253258 OCULAR SYSTEM WITH ANCHORING IMPLANT AND THERAPEUTIC AGENT  
Ocular implants, delivery devices and methods for treating ocular disorders are disclosed. One method involves inserting an implant on one side of an eye. The implant has an anchor on a distal end...
US20110295055 Methods and Devices For The Rerouting Of Chyme To Induct Intestinal Brake  
Methods and devices reroute chyme to induce intestinal brake in order to improve the effectiveness of bariatric surgical procedures and to improve comorbidity resolution. A bowel is manipulated to...
US20120184893 ANCHORS AND METHODS FOR INTESTINAL BYPASS SLEEVES  
A gastrointestinal device for implanting within a pylorus, a duodenal bulb, and a duodenum of a patient's gastrointestinal tract includes an expandable structure including a proximal portion...
US20130261530 Adjustable Valve For IOP Control With Reed Valve  
A drainage device for implantation in an eye of a patient to treat an ocular condition, that includes an implant body portion comprising of a valve portion. The valve portion may comprise a...
US20130211312 Prefilled Ocular Implants and Methods  
A drainage device for implantation in an eye of a patient to treat an ocular condition includes a first tube configured to extend into an anterior chamber of the eye and convey aqueous humor from...
US20140257166 Transcutaneous telemetry of cerebrospinal fluid shunt programmable-valve pressure using near-infrared (NIR) light  
An improvement for a programmable valve system of the type implanted in a patient and used to divert cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from an intraventricular space to a terminus such as the peritoneal...
US20120029414 Transcutaneous telemetry of cerebrospinal fluid shunt programmable-valve pressure using near-infrared (NIR) light  
An improvement for a programmable valve system of the type implanted in a patient and used to divert cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from an intraventricular space to a terminus such as the peritoneal...
US20100298755 DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS TO TREAT HEART FAILURE HAVING AN IMPROVED FLOW-CONTROL MECHANISM  
Several unique intra-cardiac pressure vents, placement catheters, methods of placement and methods of treating heart failure are presented. The intra-cardiac pressure vents presented remain...
US20130085441 SHUNT VALVE FOR TREATMENT OF HYDROCEPHALUS  
[Problem] Disclosed is a shunt valve for treatment of hydrocephalus such that the flow rate of cerebrospinal fluid drained from the brain ventricles can be freely regulated without drastically...
US20150148730 SHUNT DEVICE AND METHOD FOR TREATING OCULAR DISORDERS  
Shunt devices and a method for continuously decompressing elevated intraocular pressure in eyes affected by glaucoma by diverting excess aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into...
US20110196281 SHUNT DEVICE AND METHOD FOR TREATING OCULAR DISORDERS  
Shunt devices and a method for continuously decompressing elevated intraocular pressure in eyes affected by glaucoma by diverting excess aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into...
US20110230815 SYRINX CAVITY SHUNT DEVICE AND METHOD  
A shunt is provided having a first catheter end with one or more apertures that provide access to an interior of the shunt. At least a portion of the first catheter end has a substantially helical...
US20120130301 INTRA-ATRIAL IMPLANTS TO DIRECTIONALLY SHUNT BLOOD  
Several unique intracardiac pressure vents, placement catheters, methods of placement and methods of treating heart failure are presented. The intracardiac pressure vents presented allow...
US20120277658 URETHRAL CATHETERLESS RADICAL PROSTATECTOMY  
A method and device for facilitating the anastomotic healing of a patient after a radical prostatectomy surgical procedure, without a urethral catheter, comprising the steps of performing a...
US20130150773 Glaucoma Active Pressure Regulation Shunt  
In various embodiments, a glaucoma shunt may include a tube having an anterior portion (with an opening) and a posterior portion. The glaucoma shunt may include a valve, inside the tube, coupled...
US20130060186 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING AN ARTIFICIAL ARTERIO-VENOUS FISTULA  
A shunt rivet for implantation in the aorta and inferior vena cava to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and a method of treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
US20150196742 FAILURE RESISTANT SHUNT  
Drainage systems for excess body fluids and associated methods are disclosed herein. A body fluid drainage system in accordance with an embodiment of the present technology, for example, can...
US20130197422 FAILURE RESISTANT SHUNT  
Drainage systems for excess body fluids and associated methods are disclosed herein. A body fluid drainage system in accordance with an embodiment of the present technology, for example, can...
US20130116523 HOLLOW MICRONEEDLE HAVING A VARIABLE APPEARANCE  
The present invention relates to a method for fabricating a hollow microneedle having a variable appearance. The method makes it possible to vary the length of the microneedle, the outer and inner...
US20130030351 DELIVERY DEVICES AND METHODS FOR GASTROINTESTINAL IMPLANTS  
Several gastrointestinal surgery procedures are effective as treatments for metabolic disorders such as obesity and diabetes. Minimally invasive procedures including intra-luminal gastrointestinal...
US20110201990 SYSTEM AND METHOD TO INCREASE THE OVERALL DIAMETER OF VEINS  
A system and method for increasing the speed of blood and wall shear stress (WSS) in a peripheral vein for a sufficient period of time to result in a persistent increase in the overall diameter...
US20120296257 BILIARY SHUNTS, DELIVERY SYSTEMS, METHODS OF USING THE SAME AND KITS THEREFOR  
The application discloses devices, systems, kits and methods for treating biliary disease. Device comprise, for example, a component configured for deployment between a gallbladder and location...
US20140236068 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...