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US20120150316 ESOPHAGEAL FLOW CONTROLLER  
The object of the present patent is characterized by being a brand-new device which was developed to control the esophageal flow; it is made of biosynthetic material based on the natural latex...
US20140156023 METHODS OF TREATMENT EMPLOYING RETRIEVABLE ESOPHAGEAL STENT SYSTEMS  
A stent system is provided that includes a stent and a migration-prevention bridle extending from the stent and secured to a portion of the body so as to resist or prevent movement of the stent...
US20120089236 Anti-Reflux Devices and Methods for Treating Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)  
Devices, systems, and methods for treating gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) include anti-reflux valves and retainers for securing them within the lumen of the esophagus, stomach, or a...
US20140243994 APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR DELIVERING A STRUCTURE TO A DESIRED TARGET SITE  
An apparatus for delivering an implanted structure to a desired target site within a body lumen of a patient includes a catheter having a longitudinally extending catheter lumen and adapted to...
US20130304231 ANTI-REFLUX DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TREATING GASTRO-ESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE (GERD)  
Devices, systems, and methods for treating gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) include anti-reflux valves and retainers for securing them within the lumen of the esophagus, stomach, or a...
US20120130507 PERMANENT UMBILICAL HOLLOW TUBE  
An apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a tube having a first end and a second end. The second end prevents access to an inner wall of the tube. Further, the apparatus includes a valve...
US20130268089 ADAPTER FOR STOMACH DEVICES  
An inert adapter for supporting gastric devices. The adapter is connected to the inner lining of the stomach to encircle the esophageal sphincter and supports a treatment element. The treatment...
US20130289740 Anti-Aspiration Prosthesis  
A prosthesis and a method of manufacturing the prosthesis for controlling flow through a bodily lumen are provided. The prosthesis includes a body having a proximal portion, a distal portion and a...
US20070208429 An Anti Reflux System  
The present invention is concerned with a system and method for preventing or substantially reducing the occurrence of gastroesophageal reflux in a human or animal, in particular by the fixation...
US20100298951 MEDICAL DEVICE SUITABLE FOR TREATING REFLUX FROM A STOMACH TO AN OESOPHAGUS  
A medical treatment device (200), for treating reflux from a stomach (201) to an oesophagus (202) and for delivering a therapeutic agent to an inner surface of the oesophagus (202), comprises a...
US20080133002 Inflatable artificial valve  
An artificial valve is delivered percutaneously in the form of a hollow inflatable shell, which is later filled in situ with a suitable elastomer, similar to inflating a balloon. Since the shell...
US20140114433 Anti-Reflux Prosthesis  
A prosthesis and a method for controlling flow through a bodily lumen in a first direction and a second direction are provided. The prosthesis includes a body having a proximal portion, a distal...
US20140195006 Multi Valve Anti-Reflux Prosthesis  
A prosthesis and a method of controlling flow through a bodily lumen are provided. The prosthesis includes a body having a proximal portion, a distal portion and a lumen extending therethrough....
US20140277573 ESOPHAGEAL STENT  
Implantable device embodiments, such as stents, and particularly esophageal stents, formed of a scaffolding structure are disclosed. The scaffolding structure is formed of one or more strand...
US20130296765 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...
US20090164029 Valve with delayed leaflet deployment  
A valve for use in a body lumen, where the valve includes a valve leaflet with delayed leaflet deployment relative an in vivo implant time. The valve includes a valve frame, a valve leaflet...
US20120310138 GASTROINTESTINAL IMPLANT DEVICE AND DELIVERY SYSTEM THEREFOR  
A delivery system comprises a delivery catheter with a distal capsule which contains a scaffold, a valve and a sleeve in the retracted configuration. The delivery system includes a proximal...
US20140200677 ESOPHAGEAL VALVE DEVICE FOR PLACING IN THE CARDIA  
A luminal valve for placing in a body lumen comprises at least four valve leaflets. The valve has a normally closed configuration in which the leaflets are engaged and an open configuration in...
US20120283842 ESOPHAGEAL VALVE DEVICE FOR PLACING IN THE CARDIA  
A luminal valve for placing in a body lumen comprises at least four valve leaflets. The valve has a normally closed configuration in which the leaflets are engaged and an open configuration in...
US20130013084 BARIATRIC DEVICE AND METHOD FOR WEIGHT LOSS  
A bariatric device 10 for use in inducing weight loss, comprising a lower stomach element 26 which contacts the lower stomach at least intermittently to produce a satiety signal to the user,...
US20130079890 NEGATIVE PRESSURE INTESTINAL ANASTOMOSIS PROTECTION DEVICES  
A device is disclosed that provides for the protection of intestinal anastomosis sites and other body sites from bodily fluids and contaminants. Additionally, the device provides the ability to...
US20140277574 VALVE LOADER METHOD, SYSTEM, AND APPARATUS  
A valve loading system is provided that uses a valve loader to transfer a valve or other medical device from a storage cartridge into a deployment catheter. The valve or other medical device can...
US20120259427 Pyloric Valve  
A pyloric valve for regulating the flow of fluids in the pyloric region a patient's gastrointestinal tract is disclosed herein. In one embodiment, a pyloric valve includes a plurality of axially...
US20060253188 Medical valve leaflet structures with peripheral region receptive to tissue ingrowth  
Composite leaflets and prosthetic valves incorporating the same are disclosed. An illustrative composite leaflet includes a flexible inner region, which is formed with a synthetic polymeric...
US20150018967 Duodenum Endothelium Membrane Made From Degradable Biocompatible Materials and Application Thereof  
This invention provides a duodenum endothelium membrane made of degradable shape-memory biocompatible materials. The endothelium membrane planted in the duodenum can divide chyme and...
US20050187614 Prosthetic valve with spacing member  
Prosthetic valves, methods of making medical devices, and methods of treatment are provided. The prosthetic valves of the invention have a valve portion moveable between first and second...
US20070073414 Assembly for controlling emptying of a female urine bladder, incontinence valve, and urine drainage assembly comprising the assembly  
An assembly for controlling emptying of a urine bladder, adapted to be positioned into a urethra of a female is disclosed. It comprises an oblong and substantially cylindrically shaped body to be...
US20080072914 Bronchial Isolation Devices for Placement in Short Lumens  
Methods and devices are adapted for regulating fluid flow to and from a region of a patient's lung, such as to achieve a desired fluid flow dynamic to a lung region during respiration and/or to...
US20130006382 GASTROINTESTINAL IMPLANT DEVICE  
A gastrointestinal implant device comprises a sleeve for extending into the duodenum and an artificial valve for placement at the pylorus to control flow from the stomach into the duodenal sleeve....
US20060276812 Dynamic reinforcement of the lower esophageal sphincter  
Gastroesophageal implants are implantable at or near the gastroesophageal junction in order reinforce the lower esophageal sphincter and prevent gastric reflux. In a contracted configuration, the...
US20070038309 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR SUPRAGLOTTIC SECRETION DIVERSION  
A supraglottic diversioned device comprises a body and structure for diverting secretions, food, liquids, and other non-gaseous materials away from the trachea into the patient's esophagus. The...
US20060265053 Prosthetic valve devices and methods of making and using such devices  
The present invention relates to medical devices and in particular to frameless grafting prostheses and methods of making and using such devices. The frameless grafting prostheses include a...
US20070027549 Gastrointestinal anti-reflux prosthesis apparatus and method  
A prosthesis (13) for implanting in an upper stomach to prevent gastric reflux in an esophagus comprising a tube (17) made of a biocompatible polymer that is resistant to gastric acid, the tube...
US20060041319 Perorally removeable anti-reflux valve implantation  
Disclosed are esophageal anti-reflux valve prostheses, and tools and procedures for peroral implantation and extraction of the prostheses. The prostheses disclosed have a semipermeable membrane to...
US20140039641 IMPLANTABLE DEVICE FOR DIRECTIONAL CONTROL OF FLOW WITHIN THE ANATOMIC TRACTS OF THE BODY  
The systems and methods described herein related generally to a device that enables the directional control of flow through an anatomical tract of the body. More particularly, the device described...
US20150223953 TELESCOPING URETERAL STENT  
An indwelling stent is provided. The stent includes a distal member that extends between a distal end portion and a proximal end portion and defines a lumen therethrough, and a proximal member...
US20060276874 Intravascular cuff  
An intravascular cuff acts as a lining between a native vessel and an intravascular prosthetic device. During deployment, the ends of the cuff curl back upon themselves and are capable of trapping...
US20120059486 ESOPHAGEAL VALVE  
An esophageal valve comprising a polymeric valve body having an outer support region, at least three valve leaflets, and a main body region extending between the support region and the valve...
US20070198097 Kit For Implanting In A Duct  
The kit comprises a tubular endoprosthesis and a prosthetic valve which comprises a carrier frame that is radially deformable in elastic manner relative to a main axis between a deployed,...
US20140018935 COLLAPSIBLE CAGED-BALL PROSTHETIC VALVE FOR TRANSCATHETER DELIVERY AND METHOD OF USE  
A valve that includes an expandable valve body defining a lumen and a longitudinally moveable obstructer retained within the lumen of the valve body between the proximal and distal ends of the...
US20150190220 ESOPHAGEAL STENT WITH VALVE  
A stent comprised of a valve and a scaffolding structure having components configured to allow at least a portion of the stent to decrease in diameter in response to an axial force applied to the...
US20130110253 ESOPHAGEAL STENT WITH VALVE  
A stent comprised of a valve and a scaffolding structure having components configured to allow at least a portion of the stent to decrease in diameter in response to an axial force applied to the...
US20140180435 BIOMATERIAL  
The present invention provides a triblock copolymer and a viscoelastic biostable foam comprising the same.
US20140163693 REMOTE ACTUATED VALVE IMPLANT  
Valve implant systems positionable within a flow passage, the systems having an inlet, an outlet, and a remotely activatable valve between the inlet and outlet, with the valves being operable to...
US20060276882 Medical device including remodelable material attached to frame  
Medical devices for implantation in a body vessel, and methods of using and making the same, are provided. Medical devices preferably comprise a remodelable material attached to a frame with a...
US20110190905 GASTROINTESTINAL IMPLANT  
A gastrointestinal implant device comprises a sleeve for extending into the duodenum and an artificial valve for placement at the pylorus to control flow from the stomach into the duodenal sleeve....
US20050228505 Device and method for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease  
The present invention relates to a prosthetic anti-reflux valve for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and methods for its use. The preferred methods described provide for transoral...
US20060287722 Voice Prosthesis Device  
A voice prosthesis device provides a passageway between a tracheal end of the device and an esophageal end of the device. A valve in the passageway includes a seat having a first hardness and a...
US20120123556 PYLORIC OBESITY VALVE  
The pyloric obesity valve includes a tubular valve body having proximal and distal ends. The valve body has an intermediate section which is between the proximal and distal ends. The proximal end...

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