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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...
8864705 Balloon catheter  
A balloon catheter includes a core wire and an opening control portion. The core wire is formed of a long wire disposed in an outer shaft and includes a pushing portion. The opening control...
8784602 Balloon catheter for delivering a therapeutic agent  
Catheter balloon assemblies (10) for delivering a therapeutic agent to a body vessel are provided, as well as related methods of manufacturing and methods of treatment. The catheter balloon...
8685053 Tether equipped catheter  
A catheter assembly comprises a manifold positioned at a proximal end of the catheter assembly. A tether member has a proximal end region fixedly engaged to a portion of the manifold. A proximal...
8673387 Coated medical device  
A coated medical device (10) including a structure (12) adapted for introduction into a passage or vessel of a patient. The structure is formed of preferably a non-porous base material (14) having...
8647311 Biologics infusion system  
A system for moving particles suspended in a first fluid, and for infusing them into the stream of a second fluid, includes a catheter with a multi-lumen distal tip. The tip is formed with a...
8617140 System for percutaneously administering reduced pressure treatment using balloon dissection  
A reduced pressure delivery system for applying reduced pressure tissue treatment to a tissue site is provided. The system includes a manifold delivery tube and a balloon having an inner space....
8496616 Medical device employing liquid crystal block copolymers and method of making the same  
A medical device, at least a portion of which is formed from a polymer composition including at least one liquid crystal block copolymer having at least one A block and at least one B block...
8307830 Endotracheal cuff and technique for using the same  
A multi-layer inflatable balloon cuff may be adapted to seal a patient's trachea when associated with an endotracheal tube. The outer layer and the inner layer of the balloon cuff may have...
8304050 Medical device tubing with discrete orientation regions  
Medical device polymeric tubing segments suitable for forming catheter shafts or as balloon parisons are formed with discrete regions having different orientation relative to each other. Wall...
8262613 Localized delivery of drug agents  
Medical devices including a substrate that are expandable from a compressed state to an expanded state; a coating on the substrate, the coating having a drug agent incorporated therein; and a...
8177743 Localized delivery of drug agents  
Medical devices including a substrate that are expandable from a compressed state to an expanded state; a coating on the substrate, the coating having a drug agent incorporated therein; and a...
8172793 Coated medical device  
A coated medical device (10) including a structure (12) adapted for introduction into a passage or vessel of a patient. The structure is formed of preferably a non-porous base material (14) having...
7849857 Tracheal ventilation device  
Tracheal ventilation device, particularly a tracheal tube, which seals the trachea in a substantially air-tight manner. The device includes a cuff that blocks the trachea below the glottis and is...
7815599 Catheter having an ultra soft tip and methods for making the same  
An intravascular balloon catheter having an ultra soft tip. The catheter includes a braided reinforcement member extending substantially the length of the elongate shaft. A balloon is disposed at...
7780630 Perfusion device  
A perfusion guidewire is disclosed. The perfusion guidewire includes an elongate core member and a collapsible sheath tightly wrapped around at least the distal portion of the elongate core member...
7691079 Device for tamponade of body cavities and mechanical anchoring of a catheter  
A device for tamponade of body cavities and for mechanical anchoring of a catheter, the device including a flexible tube segment (2) having an inner wall (4) and an outer wall (6) that surround an...
7468052 Treatment of stenotic regions  
An improved method and devices for preventing restenosis are provided. The method may include delivering a stent configured to contain a stenosis to a body vessel. The method may also include...
7459192 Fiber pattern printing  
A substantially tubular member comprises a body. The body is constructed from a first material and has an external surface. At least a portion of the external surface has a predetermined pattern...
7338467 Device for minimally invasive intravascular aortic valve extraction  
A perfusion catheter includes at least one perfusion channel and at least two dilation units disposed at a distance from each other at the distal catheter region in the longitudinal extension of...
7335185 Protective coatings for medical devices  
A dilatation balloon formed of a first material and further including at least one first plasma polymerized layer which forms the top most surface of the balloon, and a method of making the same.
7273471 Catheter balloon having a porous layer with ridges  
A balloon catheter having a balloon with a porous polymer layer and one or more filamentary members which are on or in the porous polymer layer and which form ridges protruding outwardly from a...
7026026 Balloons made from liquid crystal polymer blends  
Balloons for use on medical devices such as catheter balloons are formed from polymer blend products which include a liquid crystal polymer (LCP), a crystallizable thermoplastic polymer,...
6977103 Dimensionally stable balloons  
An inflatable medical balloon comprises a polymer matrix material and a plurality of fibers distributed in the matrix material. The plurality of fibers operatively adhere to the matrix material...
6946173 Catheter balloon formed of ePTFE and a diene polymer  
A catheter balloon formed of a polymeric material such as expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) bonded to a second layer formed of a low tensile set polymer and/or impregnated with a low...
6939320 Localized delivery of drug agents  
Medical devices including a substrate that are expandable from a compressed state to an expanded state; a coating on the substrate, the coating having a drug agent incorporated therein; and a...
6913597 Retrograde cannula preventing blood back-flow during stylet removal  
A retrograde cannula for delivering fluid to a human heart has proximal and distal ends and includes an infusion lumen adapted to conduct CPG for discharge into the heart. An expandable balloon is...
6623452 Drug delivery catheter having a highly compliant balloon with infusion holes  
An intravascular drug delivery balloon catheter incorporating a highly compliant balloon having a plurality of infusion holes. The highly compliant balloon elastically expands at a low inflation...
6613067 Balloon protector  
A method and apparatus for protecting a balloon of a balloon catheter from damage prior to inserting the balloon catheter into a body lumen. The balloon protector comprising a tube of synthetic...
6596818 Irradiation conversion of thermoplastic to thermoset polymers  
Disclosed is a radiation-crosslinkable thermoplastic polymer composition, a process for the preparation thereof, an angioplasty balloon made using such a composition, and a method of using the...
6554795 Balloon catheter and method of manufacture  
Disclosed herein is a compliant catheter balloon with an improved elastic response and reduced longitudinal expansion, and a method of forming the same. The balloon comprises a SEBS block...
6500148 Balloons for medical devices and fabrication thereof  
Dilation balloons and catheters including same are provided. The balloons are fabricated of a material such as a nylon or a polyamide material, and they have an inflated, non-distended working...
6033379 Balloon catheter  
An improved balloon catheter has a catheter body with an expandable member, such as a balloon, mounted to the exterior surface thereof. Preferably, means for preventing sticking of the expandable...
5868705 Pre-stretched catheter balloon  
Disclosed herein is a compliant catheter balloon with an improved elastic response and reduced longitudinal expansion, and a method of forming the same. The balloon comprises a SEBS block...
5707354 Compliant catheter lumen and methods  
In one aspect, the invention provides a vascular catheter sheath for use with a therapeutic catheter having a radially expandable member. The catheter sheath includes a catheter body having a...
5647848 High strength low compliance composite balloon for balloon catheters  
An improved dilation balloon for securement to a catheter. The balloon includes an elastomeric skin having a constraining structure affixed thereto. The constraining structure allows radial...
5609583 Collapsible catheter  
A collapsible catheter is provided for irrigation or aspiration of the urinary bladder with fluid. The catheter consists of a pair of telescoping collapsible hollow elastomeric tubes which form an...
5533968 Low profile catheter with expandable outer tubular member  
An intravascular catheter such as a dilatation catheter for angioplasty with a catheter shaft having an outer tubular member with an expandable distal section which expands elasticly upon the...
5500180 Method of making a distensible dilatation balloon using a block copolymer  
Balloons and balloon catheters with a superior overall combination of distensibility, elastic stress response and strength. The improved properties of the balloons result from the method or...
5490838 Method of inserting a balloon catheter  
A balloon catheter defines a balloon having a cylindrical outer surface of a diameter essentially no greater than the diameter of the tubular shaft. Additionally, a method is disclosed in which...
5490837 Single operator exchange catheter having a distal catheter shaft section  
An intravascular balloon catheter including a proximal tubular member, preferably a proximal hypotube. The distal end of the proximal hypotube is connected to a transition tube which extends...
5474537 Inflatable shaft catheter  
The invention herein is directed to a dilatation catheter comprising a steering wire, a dilatation balloon encompassing the said steering wire, and a flexible, inflatable catheter shaft concentric...
5470314 Perfusion balloon catheter with differential compliance  
A perfusion balloon catheter (10), as for angioplasty by dilatation, has the balloon (30) formed so that, when inflated within a vas or coronary artery, one or more channels (40) are provided for...
5449371 Balloons for medical devices  
Dilatation balloons and catheters including same are provided. The balloons are fabricated of a material such as a nylon or a polyamide material, and they have an inflated, non-distended working...
5437638 Multifinger topocatheter tip for multilumen catheter for angioplasty and manipulation  
A tip design for a multilumen catheter which includes a plurality of inflatable tubes each of which is attached to a lumen at the distal end of the multilumen catheter. The inflatable tubes are...
5429605 Microballoon catheter  
This invention is a microballoon tipped catheter. The catheter has a shaft which is of varying flexibility with the most flexible portion towards the distal tip. The balloon, located near the...
5358487 Frangible balloon catheter  
A balloon catheter comprises a catheter shaft, an inflation lumen defined in the catheter shaft, an inner balloon attached to the catheter shaft, with the interior of the inner balloon...
5304135 Axial multi-chamber angioplasty balloon assembly  
An axial multi-chamber angioplasty balloon assembly for insertion into a blood vessel comprises a primary elongated, elastic, inflatable balloon having a first Young's Modulus, a distal portion, a...
5295960 Catheter with interior balloon  
A catheter includes a body having tubular walls defining a lumen extending along an axis from the distal end of the body to a proximal end of the body. Portions of the walls define at least one...
5265622 Guidewire having radially expandable member and method for guiding and advancing a catheter using the same  
A guidewire for use in guiding a catheter is provided with an expandable element at its distal region. The element may be expanded from a contracted configuration having a diameter corresponding...

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