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9022978 Universal sealring cannula  
Disclosed is a cannula including a first circumferential portion, a second circumferential portion, and a seal with a first clamping surface. The first circumferential portion and the second...
9011361 Lacrimal implant detection  
This document discusses, among other things, an apparatus comprising a lacrimal implant insertable at least partially into a lacrimal punctum. The lacrimal implant comprises an implant core, and...
9011486 Systems for venous occlusion for the treatment of venous insufficiency  
Methods, devices and systems are described for treating venous insufficiency in which the vein is compressed at least partially along a treatment zone. A system can be provided including an...
8979888 Paranasal ostium finder devices and methods  
Devices and methods for locating sinus ostia and positioning a guide wire within the sinus ostia. The subject devices include a shaft having a distal end, a proximal end, a curved region located...
8945170 Occluding device  
An occluding device is provided for occluding fluid flow through a lumen of a body vessel. The occluding device includes an expandable tubular body having a tubular wall defining a lumen formed...
8945047 Traction balloon  
Balloon catheters and methods of making and using the same. A balloon catheter may include a catheter shaft and a balloon coupled thereto. A traction member may be coupled to the balloon catheter...
8888686 Endoscope system for treatment of sinusitis  
An endoscope includes a substantially rigid shaft having a distal end and a proximal portion, the shaft having a first lumen and a second lumen separate from the first lumen, the second lumen...
8876754 Catheter with filtering and sensing elements  
A delivery apparatus useful for infusing a therapeutic agent into a body lumen, the apparatus including a lumenal body defining at least one infusion port for infusing the therapeutic agent into...
8876788 Stabilized implantable vascular access port  
The subcutaneously implantable vascular access port has two parts including a body and a wing. The body supports a chamber covered by a septum, with a septum held in place over the chamber by a...
8876776 Engagement catheter systems and devices and methods of using the same  
An engagement catheter for use with a vacuum source for engaging a tissue. An embodiment of the engagement catheter includes a first lumen extending between a proximal end and a distal end, a...
8864659 Seal anchor for use in surgical procedures  
A surgical apparatus for positioning within a tissue tract accessing an underlying body cavity, includes a seal anchor member comprising a compressible material and being adapted to transition...
8858496 Bioerodible self-deployable intragastric implants  
Described herein are bioerodible, biodegradable, or digestible self-deploying intragastric implants that may be swallowed. Once swallowed, the implants undergo self-expansion in the stomach and...
8840952 Intragastric space fillers and methods of manufacturing including in vitro testing  
An in vitro testing process for simulating conditions of a stomach, comprising, in combination: providing an intragastric device to an acetone bath; inducing swelling of the intragastric device;...
8834508 Methods, tools and devices for percutaneous access in minimally invasive spinal surgeries  
A cannula assembly for providing percutaneous access in minimally invasive spinal surgeries, includes an outer cannula, a nerve probe dilator and a multistage dilator system comprising a first...
8821429 Intragastric implant devices  
An intragastric implant comprises an anchor and a therapeutic device or a diagnostic device. The anchor is adapted to extend between the fundus and the pyloric valve of a stomach, to be retained...
8821390 Surgical access method and assembly including sleeve and port  
A surgical access assembly includes a sleeve and a port. The sleeve is adapted for insertion within tissue to access an underlying tissue site. The sleeve defines a first passage therethrough. The...
8814845 Delivery of biological compounds to ischemic and/or infarcted tissue  
The delivery of biological compounds to ischemic and/or infarcted tissue are described herein where such a system may include a deployment catheter and an attached imaging hood deployable into an...
8808364 Local delivery of therapeutic agent to heart valves  
The present invention relates to implantable medical devices and methods that employ these medical devices to treat heart valves. In one embodiment, a medical device is provided comprising a body....
8801744 Expandable introducer sheath to preserve guidewire access  
An introducer sheath. The introducer sheath includes a tubular body. The tubular body extends from a distal end toward a proximal end. The tubular body includes a lumen. The lumen is defined at...
8795315 Emboli capturing device having a coil and method for capturing emboli  
An embolic capturing device for capturing emboli within a body lumen is disclosed. The embolic capturing device (10) comprises a filtering basket (20) and at least one coil (22) attached to the...
8777977 Self-centering catheter and method of using same  
A self-centering central access catheter includes a multi-lumen catheter body, a first port associated with a first lumen, and a second port associated with a second lumen. The first and second...
8777981 Multi-lumen central access vena cava filter apparatus and method of using same  
A combined multi-lumen central access catheter and an embolic filter including ports proximal and distal the filter for fluid infusion and/or pressure sensing and infusion ports in the catheter to...
8771207 Device and a system for use in a procedure for improving a sealing function of a sphincter and a method for improving the sealing function of a sphincter  
A system (1) and a device (3) is used in a fundoplication procedure in order to avoid over-tightening of the fundus of the stomach when the fundus is being wrapped around the esophagus (7)...
8764630 Endoscopic surgical procedure and surgical apparatus  
A minimally invasive endoscopic surgical procedure or an endoscopic surgical procedure through natural orifices which includes: introducing a spacial structure in a shrunken state into a body...
8764709 Devices, systems and methods for treating disorders of the ear, nose and throat  
Sinusitis, mucocysts, tumors, infections, hearing disorders, choanal atresia, fractures and other disorders of the paranasal sinuses, Eustachian tubes, Lachrymal ducts and other ear, nose, throat...
8747388 Access and drainage devices  
A medical device can be used to drain fluids from the body during a medical procedure that requires the insertion of a medical instrument into an anatomical lumen or cavity. The device generally...
8747354 Catheter for the local delivery of therapeutic agents  
A catheter for the local delivery of therapeutic agents and methods of using the same for the treatment or prevention of disease are disclosed. A catheter may include a tubular net and a guidewire...
8740846 Treatment of tissue in sphincters, sinuses, and orifices  
The invention comprises a method and apparatus for treatment of a body part. More particularly, a method and apparatus for heat treatment of tissue using a catheter inserted into a body part is...
8740839 Device and methods for treating paranasal sinus conditions  
Described here are paranasal sinus devices for treating paranasal sinus conditions. The devices include a cavity member, ostial member, and nasal portion. One or more of the cavity member, ostial...
8708956 Multi-lumen catheter with protected tip  
A multilumen catheter assembly including an elongated body defining a first lumen having a sidewall extending between its proximal end and a first lumen distal end proximate the body distal end...
8708986 Collection catheter and kit  
A catheter for collecting fluid such as blood from a vessel such as a coronary sinus of a patient has an elongated, flexible tubular portion and an annular sealing member spaced from a distal end...
8679053 High performance cannulas  
A cannula having a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen extending between the proximal and distal ends is provided. The diameter of the lumen of the cannula can be varied to take into account...
8679057 Recovery catheter assembly  
An example of recovery catheter assembly comprises an actuator element and a mechanically radially expandable and contractible recovery device operably connected to the actuator element. The...
8668712 Multi-lumen central access vena cava filter apparatus and method of using same  
A combined multi-lumen central access catheter and an embolic filter including ports proximal and distal the filter for fluid infusion and/or pressure sensing and infusion ports in the catheter to...
8652099 Device for delivering medical treatment  
A medical device for the delivery of treatment fluid to body vessels is described. The device has a distal (21) and a proximal (20) end with a self-expanding, hollow tubular member (9) and a...
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...
8628494 Devices, systems, and methods for delivering fluid to tissue  
A needleless fluid injection device including a flexible shaft with a proximal end, a distal end, an injection lumen extending from the proximal end to the distal end of the shaft, and at least...
8617136 Balloon catheter devices with drug delivery extensions  
A medical device is provided for dilatation of a vessel and delivery of a therapeutic agent to a wall of the vessel. The medical device comprises a catheter, a balloon located at a distal end of...
8608691 Angioplasty method and means for performing angioplasty  
An angioplasty procedure wherein a balloon dilatation catheter is movably positioned within an anchoring catheter and which in turn is located within a guiding catheter or wherein a balloon...
8608715 System and method to vent gas from a body cavity  
One aspect of the invention is a method to vent gas from a body cavity during an endoscopic procedure. A body cavity is in fluid communication with an exhaust gas inlet of a vacuum break device....
8603029 Apparatuses and methods for medication administration  
Apparatuses and methods for medication administration via a body cavity. In one aspect, a medication administration device includes: a tip portion having a plurality of holes and a balloon...
8597277 Expandable transluminal sheath  
Disclosed is an expandable transluminal sheath, for introduction into the body while in a first, low cross-sectional area configuration, and subsequent expansion of at least a part of the distal...
8574192 Catheter tunneling systems, instruments and methods  
An instrument for facilitating insertion of a catheter through a subcutaneous tunnel includes a tunneling stylet defining a longitudinal axis and having leading and trailing ends, a bifurcated...
8568353 Low profile agent delivery perfusion catheter having a funnel shaped membrane  
An agent delivery catheter and method configured to deliver an agent to an inner surface of a patient's body lumen wall by forming a funnel shaped agent containment chamber around at least one...
8568355 Agent delivery catheter having a radially expandable centering support member  
A catheter for delivering an agent to an injection site in a wall of a patient's body lumen, with an elongated shaft having a needle-through lumen slidably containing a needle therein, and an...
8562573 Guiding catheter for accessing the renal arteries  
An elongated hollow tube guiding catheter forming a portion of a guiding catheter includes a proximal end, distal end, and distal section. The distal section includes a curved section and a...
8556849 Methods and devices for eluting agents to a vessel  
Systems, devices and methods for eluting an agent at a treatment site are disclosed. The devices include an expandable frame and at least one membrane. The membrane may carry an agent to elute at...
8556881 Catheter guidance through a calcified aortic valve  
A method of treating a patient with a calcified aortic valve includes introducing a guide wire into a blood vessel. The guide wire is advanced through the aorta to the aortic valve and then...
8518017 Self-cleaning suction device  
A self-cleaning suction device has a user's suction end that self-sanitizes externally and internally before and after use, as well as self-sanitizes internally during use. A cover opens to reveal...
8500689 Device for cannulation of a hollow organ  
There is disclosed a device for cannulation of a hollow organ, in particular of an arterial or venous blood vessel of a mammalian body, e.g., human, said device comprising a cannula that has a...