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8979886 Medical balloon and method of making the same  
Reinforced angioplasty balloon having an external elastic sheath. The elastic sheath maintains, along its length, a substantially uniform circular cross-section during balloon inflation and forces...
8945168 Medical balloon having strengthening rods  
A non-compliant medical balloon may be changed from a deflated state to an inflated state by increasing the internal pressure within the balloon. The balloon comprises a balloon layer having an...
8936568 Method and apparatus for controlled occlusion  
A controlled volume inflation-deflation device to inflate a balloon to occlude a blood vessel by dialing a knob that locks at rotational positions to locate a plunger at equally spaced locations...
8936567 Balloon bifurcated lumen treatment  
Balloon systems for treating bifurcated lumens include desirable burst and folding characteristics. In some cases, the balloon systems can be formed by varying the wall thickness of a balloon parison.
8911399 Weeping balloon catheter  
Balloon catheters, and methods of treatment therewith, are provided including an inflatable first balloon at least partially enclosed by an expandable second balloon that has holes. The annular...
8876763 Composite balloon  
A reinforced composite balloon may comprise a body layer and a reinforcing layer. The reinforcing layer may comprise a single-layer structural network having a plurality of apertures. The...
8864704 Medical balloon  
A non-compliant medical balloon, where the non-compliant medical balloon may be changed from a deflated state to an inflated state by increasing pressure within the balloon, is made with a first...
8864703 Drug introduction and placement system  
A drug introduction sleeve is disclosed that includes a selectively expandable body portion. The body portion is defined by a first open end and a second open end. A hollow interior is formed...
8864786 Dual-layer medical balloon and process of making  
A dual-layer dilatation balloon, and a process of making such balloon, which includes an inner layer that includes a plasticizer and a polymer selected from the group consisting of a polyamide, a...
8845581 Medical balloon deflation  
Medical balloons are energetically treated to form regions that facilitate deflation to a desirable configuration.
8840542 Intracavity balloon catheter  
A device and method for minimizing exposure of soft mucosa tissues to radiation, the device including a low-volume intracavity balloon catheter having multiple expansion portions, including an...
8840743 Soft tip balloon catheter  
Method for fabricating a balloon catheter including providing an inner tubular member having a distal section and a distal end with a lumen extending therein and forming a balloon having a distal...
8827954 Deflatable bifurcated device  
A medical device for insertion and expansion within a bifurcated lumen is described. An expansion region of the device has regions thereon which, in some cases, enable the device to fold into a...
8808238 Method of manufacturing balloon catheter and balloon catheter  
A method of manufacturing a balloon catheter involves applying a first application liquid, which contains a hydrophilic coating material, to the outer periphery of a balloon which is disposed on...
8808237 Expandable perfusion balloon  
A balloon catheter for dilation of stenotic tissue within a tubular member of the body such as a blood vessel provides fluid flow such as blood flow through the balloon while it is being inflated...
8795228 Drug delivery device with sheath for improved drug delivery  
A drug eluting balloon device is disclosed, comprising a balloon and a sheath disposed around the balloon, the sheath comprising a plurality of drug delivery areas. When the sheath is in a first...
8784373 Drug delivery by carbon nanotube arrays  
The invention generally relates to carbon nanotube based drug delivery methods, devices, and compositions. More particularly, the invention relates to controlled drug delivery using anchored...
8765238 Polymeric/inorganic composite materials for use in medical devices  
In one aspect, the present invention provides composite coatings for implantable or insertable medical devices. These composite coatings comprise (a) an inorganic portion and (b) a polymeric...
8740845 Multi-layer film welded articulated balloon  
A method of fabrication of a medical balloon, and a balloon device useful for various medical balloon procedures, such as gastrointestinal, vascular, reproductive system, urinary system and...
8734389 Medical balloon  
A non-compliant medical balloon, where the non-compliant medical balloon may be changed from a deflated state to an inflated state by increasing pressure within the balloon, is made with a first...
8702652 Method and apparatus for increasing blood flow through an obstructed blood vessel  
A method of increasing blood flow through an obstructed blood vessel includes providing an expandable member substantially made of a mesh having a plurality of interstices. The expandable member...
8703260 Catheter balloon and method for forming same  
A catheter balloon and method involves extruded tubing with multiple layers of different durometer values, selected such that the blow up ratio (BUR) at the balloon's inner surface is increased....
8702651 Drug delivery device with instable sheath and/or push element  
A balloon carries a drug in drug-carrying regions, wherein the drug-carrying regions protect the drug during delivery through a patient's vasculature. Once at a target site, the balloon expands,...
8696622 Method and apparatus for increasing blood flow through an obstructed blood vessel  
A method of increasing blood flow through an obstructed blood vessel includes providing an expandable member substantially made of a mesh having a plurality of interstices. The expandable member...
8690823 Drug coated balloon catheter  
The present invention relates to balloon catheters for treating a luminal system of a patient. Specifically, the invention relates to catheters having a flexible membrane positioned at a distal...
8690822 Drug delivery medical devices  
Medical devices for delivering a bioactive agent and methods of use thereof are provided. The device includes a balloon having micro-needles for delivery of the bioactive agent.
8668668 Expandable iliac sheath and method of use  
Disclosed is an expandable transluminal sheath, for introduction into the body while in a first, small cross-sectional area configuration, and subsequent expansion of at least a part of the distal...
8657782 Catheter having transitioning shaft segments  
A catheter having shaft segments which are joined together by a strong bond providing a low profile shaft section with a flexibility transition and/or a compositional transition. A balloon...
8636690 Catheter balloons with integrated non-distensible seals  
A catheter balloon with integral non-distending regions having a plurality of layers which wind around the balloon material and overlap to form an angle of between 45 and 90 degrees relative to...
8636724 Balloon encapsulated catheter tip  
This invention is generally related to catheters for insertion into a body cavity, duct or vessel, and more particularly to a tip or plug for a catheter. The catheter tip is constructed and...
8632491 Catheter mounted automatic vessel occlusion and fluid dispersion devices  
Catheter or guidewire mounted automatic vessel occlusion and fluid dispersion devices that expand to occlude or partially occlude a vessel when a fluid is flowing in the catheter or guidewire, and...
8613722 Robust multi-layer balloon  
A multilayer balloon catheter is formed to have an inner layer and an outer layer, where the outer layer is adapted to resist shredding and premature rupture. The outer layer is formed of a...
8603030 Drug delivery medical devices  
Medical devices for delivering a bioactive agent and methods of use thereof are provided. The medical devices include micro-needles integrated within a balloon of a catheter. The balloon can...
8591497 Stretch valve balloon catheter and methods for producing and using same  
A safety catheter includes a flexible, multi-lumen shaft having an outer diameter, a distal tip, a proximal catheter end with a drain end and a proximal inflation end. The multi-lumen shaft...
8562559 Expandable iliac sheath and method of use  
Disclosed is an expandable transluminal sheath, for introduction into the body while in a first, collapsed cross-sectional configuration, subsequent expansion of at least a part of the distal end...
8556852 Delivery of therapeutic substance and marking substance through intra lumen expansion of a delivery device  
The invention provides a balloon catheter formed with a plurality of depressions. The balloon is coated with a matrix incorporating a therapeutic substance, which fills the depressions. When the...
8469925 Balloon catheter including multiple chamber balloon with varying radius  
A catheter assembly may comprise a guide catheter, a balloon catheter with a steering balloon and a stabilizing balloon and a guide wire. The stabilizing balloon secures the balloon catheter to...
8469926 Non-compliant medical balloon having an integral non-woven fabric layer  
A non-compliant medical balloon may be changed from a deflated state to an inflated state by increasing pressure within the balloon. The non-compliant medical balloon is composed of randomly...
8430846 Medical balloon  
A non-compliant medical balloon, where the non-compliant medical balloon may be changed from a deflated state to an inflated state by increasing pressure within the balloon, is made with a first...
8394055 Non-compliant multilayered balloon for a catheter  
A balloon catheter having a multi-layered balloon which has a first layer and at least a second layer, and which has noncompliant limited radial expansion beyond the nominal diameter of the...
8388575 Non-compliant multilayered balloon for a catheter  
Multilayer balloon for a catheter comprising at least a first layer, a second layer, and a third layer having a combined wall thickness. The first layer is made of a first polymer material having...
8382709 Designs for balloon welds  
A catheter assembly comprising a first polymer, a second polymer and a first weld region. The first polymer forms a balloon having a first waist. The second polymer forms a catheter shaft. The...
8366663 Method and apparatus for increasing blood flow through an obstructed blood vessel  
A method of increasing blood flow through an obstructed blood vessel includes providing an expandable member substantially made of a mesh having a plurality of interstices. The expandable member...
8353867 Medical devices  
Medical devices and methods of making medical devices are described. In some embodiments, a medical device includes a member having a first portion with a first wall thickness, and a second...
8353868 Medical balloon having strengthening rods  
A non-compliant medical balloon may be changed from a deflated state to an inflated state by increasing the internal pressure within the balloon. The balloon comprises a balloon layer having an...
8343143 Medical devices  
Medical systems and methods including balloons having nanotubes are disclosed. In some embodiments, a medical system includes an elongated shaft, and an expandable balloon carried by the shaft and...
8323242 Non-compliant medical balloon having a longitudinal fiber layer  
A non-compliant medical balloon is formed with a first fiber layer including a first fiber and a second fiber layer over said first fiber layer. The first fiber is substantially parallel to a...
8317748 Method and apparatus for increasing blood flow through an obstructed blood vessel  
A method of increasing blood flow through an obstructed blood vessel includes providing an expandable member substantially made of a mesh having a plurality of interstices. The expandable member...
8313457 Transconduit perfusion catheter  
Methods and devices for perfusing a blood vessel during the entire course of an end-to-side or end-to-end anastomosis procedure. One method can be used to form an end-to-side anastomosis of a...
8313687 Method of making an improved balloon cuff tracheostomy tube  
There is provided a method of making a balloon having a differential thickness. The method uses a raw tube composed of a thermoplastic polymer which is placed in an asymmetrical mold. The tube is...

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