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US20110004320 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF OBESITY AND TYPE 2 DIABETES  
The present invention provides systems and methods for treating and controlling obesity and/or type II diabetes. In one aspect of the invention, an internal bypass device includes gastric and...
US20130178948 Intraluminal Stent  
An intraluminal stent made of a zig-zag or sinusoidal member defining a successive series of struts connected by apex sections and formed into a series of axially displaced hoop members wherein at...
US20080195226 Intestinal sleeves and associated deployment systems and methods  
An intestinal implant includes a proximal anchor self-expandable from a radially compressed position to a radially expandable position for engagement with a wall of the intestinal lumen and a...
US20050234498 Dilatable balloon implant  
The invention relates to a dilatable balloon implant, which is configured with a limited permeability to liquid. The invention also relates to a vertebroplasty device comprising a balloon implant...
US20070021651 Closing system for a natural or an artificial anus  
The invention relates to a closing system for a natural or an artificial anus, comprising an inflatable balloon having an approximately toroidal structure, composed of a plane tubular section...
US20050273060 Obesity treatment and device  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for treating obesity includes an artificial fistula created between gastrointestinal organs such as between the stomach and the colon. The method includes...
US20130079871 VASCULAR ELASTANCE  
A device includes a balloon and an interface. The balloon has an outer surface and a central lumen aligned on a longitudinal axis. The balloon is configured to receive a compressible fluid. The...
US20090281634 GUT PROSTHETIC  
A prosthetic device for the intestine is disclosed that bypasses an enterocutaneous fistula so that the intestinal tract can properly function without bowel contents leaking onto the skin. The...
US20060111777 Wireless breach detection  
Methods and systems for detecting wall breach in inflatable prostheses rely on intrusion of a body fluid or inflation medium to electrically alter a signaling circuit. In one embodiment, an open...
US20140303747 Automatically-Deflating, Postpartum Tamponade  
An improved device for the management of a patient's uterine hemorrhage has improvements that include: (a) an inlet valve for controlling the flow of fluid into an expandable vessel, (b) an...
US20080125805 Method and devices for the treatment of nasal sinus disorders  
Methods and devices for facilitating the treatment and repair of nasal sinus afflictions utilizing devices that are positioned within proximity of the nasal sinus and the afflicted location. The...
US20060136069 Device and method for prosthetic implant measurement  
A prosthetic implant measurement device includes a template adapted to fit over an implant site and shaped to conform to a desired post-surgical result and an expandable bladder adapted for...
US20060161266 Cosmetic and reconstructive prostheses with a microencapsulated biologically compatible rupture indicator for sustained release and methods of detecting compromise of a prosthesis  
A prosthesis for implant in a human patient body has an external envelope, at least one implant filling material, and at least one biologically compatible rupture indicator encapsulated in a...
US20050015140 Encapsulation device and methods of use  
An encapsulation device having an expandable, porous body with a cavity, the body having a sealed end and a sealable end, where the body is configured to receive one or more fluids through a port...
US20120116536 IMPLANTABLE DIGESTIVE TRACT ORGAN  
An implantable digestive organ is provided for the transport of materials through the digestive tract and in one particular application to an artificial large bowel for replacing all or part of a...
US20070038292 Bio-absorbable stent  
The present invention is a novel implantable medical device comprised of a tubular double lumen, radially compressible, axially flexible and expandable, bio-absorbable “bladder”-type stent.
US20140052271 DELIVERY DEVICE  
A medical device includes an elongate member and a delivery member. The elongate member has a retention portion and defining a lumen. The retention portion has a first configuration and a second...
US20110009980 OBESITY TREATMENT AND DEVICE  
A method and apparatus are disclosed for treating obesity includes an artificial fistula created between gastrointestinal organs such as between the stomach and the colon. The method includes...
US20050149186 Cosmetic and reconstructive prosthesis containing a biologically compatible rupture indicator  
A prosthesis containing a rupture indicator is disclosed, which includes an indicator lumen enclosed by an indicator lumen envelope made of at least one layer of elastomer containing therein a...
US20090254195 SYSTEM FOR IMPROVING CARDIAC FUNCTION BY SEALING A PARTITIONING MEMBRANE WITHIN A VENTRICLE  
Partitioning devices that may be secured and sealed within a heart chamber for separating a patient's heart chamber into a productive portion and a non-productive portion are described herein. The...
US20070021835 Systems and methods for providing prostheses  
Systems and methods for providing prostheses are described. One method comprises identifying a tissue in a treatment area. The method further comprises modifying a structural stiffness of a...
US20050033448 Body implantation tube  
The present invention relates to a body implantation tube to be used for normalizing the flow of fluid in tubular organs of human body, injured by disease or accident, and comprising, a tubular...
US20050228504 Systems and methods for treating obesity  
Methods and devices for simulating a gastric bypass and reducing the volume of the stomach involve placing a tubular liner along the lesser curve of the stomach cavity. Also, methods and devices...
US20060212126 Device and a method for extending a distal end of an anatomic tube  
The instant application relates to a device, and a method for extending a distal end of an anatomic tube. This device includes an accordion pleated bladder, which includes a proximal end and a...
US20050197716 Inflatable ventricular partitioning device  
This invention is directed to a device and method of using the device for partitioning a patient's heart chamber into a productive portion and a non-productive portion. The device is particularly...
US20050171593 Inflatable porous implants and methods for drug delivery  
The present invention provides inflatable porous implants, such as grafts, stent-grafts, and bladders, as well as methods and kits for drug delivery. In particular, the grafts and stent-grafts of...
US20090177272 SELF-EXPANDING DEVICES AND METHODS THEREFOR  
Described here are self-expanding devices and methods of using and making them. The devices may be useful in a variety of locations within the body, for a number of different uses. In some...
US20170181837 IMPLANTABLE DIGESTIVE TRACT ORGAN  
An implantable digestive organ is provided for the transport of materials through the digestive tract and in one particular application to an artificial large bowel for replacing all or part of a...
US20160361199 LACRIMAL IMPLANTS AND RELATED METHODS  
Lacrimal implants for treating diseases or disorders are disclosed. More particularly, lacrimal implants, methods of making such implants, and methods of treating ocular, respiration, inner ear or...
US20160143723 IMPLANTABLE DIGESTIVE TRACT ORGAN  
An implantable digestive organ is provided for the transport of materials through the digestive tract and in one particular application to an artificial large bowel for replacing all or part of a...
US20160058914 Gastrointestinal Device With Associated Microbe-Promoting Agents  
A gastrointestinal device and methods of manufacturing said gastrointestinal device are described and include a flexible tubular structure including an inner surface and an outer surface, at least...
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