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9039726 Filamentary devices for treatment of vascular defects  
Braid-balls suitable for aneurysm occlusion and/or parent vessel occlusion/sacrifice (e.g., in treating neurovascular defects) are disclosed. Especially for aneurysm treatment, but also for either...
8858497 Device and method for removing material from a hollow anatomical structure  
A medical device for removing a material from a hollow anatomical structure is provided. The device includes a radially expandable capture member. The device includes a treatment segment that is...
8840601 Intravascular tissue disruption  
Disrupting tissue and devices and systems for disrupting tissue. The disclosure describes ways to deliver moieties to a target tissue, where the target tissue in general is not at the point of...
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...
8771226 Vena cava filter catheter and method  
A vena cava filter catheter includes a catheter having a lumen disposed therethrough and at least one strand of biocompatible wire. The at least one strand has a first state in which the at least...
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...
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...
8506589 Nasogastric tube for use during an ablation procedure  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a nastogastric tube for deflecting an esophagus during an ablation procedure. According to one embodiment, the nasogastric tube includes a tube...
8465456 Extendable aspiration catheter  
An intravascular aspirating assembly comprising an elongate guidewire having a proximally facing filter disposed on a distal portion thereof, a single operator exchange aspiration catheter...
8403876 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8377037 Medical device with slotted memory metal tube  
A series of medical instruments can be made with the use of shape memory tube with a transformation temperature that is above or below the ambient temperature. In the first case, the material...
8337445 Ocular implant with double anchor mechanism  
The invention relates generally to medical devices and methods for the treatment of ocular disorders. One method provides an implant having an inlet portion with a first anchor and an outlet...
8323243 Device and method for opening blood vessels by pre-angioplasty serration and dilatation of atherosclerotic plaque  
An intravascular device can comprise a carrier and an expansion apparatus. The device can be used for intravascular treatment of atherosclerotic plaque. The carrier can be reversibly expandable...
8241250 Rotationally actuated fixation mechanism  
The present invention provides a gastrostomy or jejunal device for extended insertion into an abdomen of a patient. The device includes a catheter and a coaxial sheath that surrounds the catheter....
8211085 Therapeutic device for the selective cytoreduction treatment of an obstruction in a natural lumen or passage of the human or animal body  
Therapeutic device intended for the selective cytoreductive treatment of an obstruction in a natural lumen or passage of the human or animal body, said lumen being obstructed by the effect of a...
8206332 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8109894 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8105264 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8105262 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8105263 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8052670 Medical device with slotted memory metal tube  
A series of medical instruments can be made with the use of shape memory tube with a transformation temperature that is above or below the ambient temperature. In the first case, the material...
8016782 Methods for providing oxygenated blood to venous circulation  
Methods are disclosed for the providing oxygenated blood to venous circulation. Embodiments include a femoral access approach to the creation of an Aorta-caval fistula at the bifurcation of the...
7967782 Apparatus for treating venous insufficiency  
A catheter delivers an electrode within a vein for a minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins and venous insufficiency using RF energy. The catheter is introduced into a patient and...
7857781 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
7641633 Apparatus for treating venous insufficiency  
A catheter delivers an electrode within a vein for a minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins and venous insufficiency using RF energy. The catheter is introduced into a patient and...
7485092 Vessel harvesting apparatus and method  
Apparatus and method for harvesting selected vessels in the body of a patient include manual manipulation of a rigid dissecting endoscope and the reconfiguration thereof to facilitate tissue...
7390298 Expandable surgical retractor for internal body spaces approached with minimally invasive incisions or through existing orifices  
An expandable surgical retractor for use in minimal incision surgery is disclosed. The retractor consists of a fiber optic central rod surrounded by flexible wires designed to create an open space...
7090688 Dilation systems and related methods  
Devices and methods permit dilation of a track of a body to any of a plurality of diameters using a single integrated device that can reach any of a plurality of expanded diameters upon actuation...
7037321 Medical device with slotted memory metal tube  
A series of medical instruments can be made with the use of shape memory tube with a transformation temperature that is above or below the ambient temperature. In the first case, the material...
6793668 Emboli capturing device  
A balloon angioplasty or stenting apparatus includes a guide wire, a balloon catheter ensleeving the guide wire, and a guide catheter ensleeving the balloon catheter. The balloon catheter has...
6780175 Medical instrument with slotted memory metal tube  
A series of medical instruments can be made with the use of shape memory tube with a transformation temperature that is above or below the ambient temperature. In the first case, the material...
6701180 Catheter for media injection  
An improved endocardial catheter includes a plurality of longitudinally extending openings adjacent intermediate portions at its distal end. The catheter is actuable from a retracted or collapsed...
6623448 Steerable drug delivery device  
A medical apparatus used to deliver a therapeutic substance. The medical apparatus provides a catheter assembly, which includes a translating body assembly and a fixed body assembly mated together...
6579261 Double lumen-type catheter  
A double lumen-type catheter design which prevents damage to a child catheter and loosening of a stud valve of the double lumen-type catheter. A child catheter is housed inside a parent catheter...
6562018 Pelvic floor muscle exerciser  
An apparatus for exercising pelvic floor muscles is provided that allows the user to adjust the force against which she must act so as to maximize the effect of the exercise. The apparatus of the...
6527737 Indwelling urethra catheter  
An indwelling catheter comprising a flexible malecot tube having a plurality of slits elongating toward the longitudinal direction in the vicinity of the tip of the catheter, a flexible core wire...
6468245 Irrigation device  
The present invention relates to a device (1) for irrigation of externally debouching, natural or artificial body canals of animals or human beings. The device comprises a catheter (2), and...
6461296 Method and apparatus for delivery of genes, enzymes and biological agents to tissue cells  
A method and apparatus for delivery of genes, enzymes and biological agents to tissue cells, including a method and apparatus wherein treatment fluids, including genes, enzymes and biological...
6350252 Methods and devices for occluding the ascending aorta and maintaining circulation of oxygenated blood in the patient when the patient's heart is arrested  
A device and method for occluding a patient's ascending aorta, maintaining circulation of oxygenated blood in the patient and delivering cardioplegic fluid to arrest the patient's heart. An aortic...
6322538 Gastro-intestinal tube placement device  
A gastro-intestinal tube placement device for percutaneously placing gastro-intestinal tubes into the gastric cavity. The gastro-intestinal tube placement device of the present invention includes...
6283940 Catheter  
A catheter for insertion into a cavity, duct, or vessel to permit injection or withdrawal of fluids or to establish patency of a passageway comprises an elongated tubular catheter body having a...
6270490 Venous drainage catheter and method of use  
A venous drainage catheter comprising a cannula and a lumen, wherein the proximal end is adapted for attachment to a bypass machine and the distal end has a drainage port in fluid communication...
6228068 Expandable endoscopic portal and methods therefor  
An expandable endoscopic portal for providing a passage through a body cavity wall includes a cannula comprising an absorbent member having a distal end for positioning in the body cavity, a...
6080142 Catheter with grooved wall  
A urethral catheter which irrigates the urethra of the male patient with his own urine to prevent rising urethral infections, wherein the urine flows in groves in the catheter wall between the...
6033397 Method and apparatus for treating esophageal varices  
A catheter delivers an electrode within a vein for a minimally invasive treatment of esophageal varices using RF energy. The catheter is introduced into and positioned within the section of the...
6027518 Seizing instrument  
This invention is an instrument for seizing walls of a body cavity including a first portion (22) and a second portion (30), the second portion being insertable into the cavity and being...
5882345 Expandable endoscopic portal  
An expandable endoscopic portal for providing a passage through a body cavity wall includes a cannula comprising an absorbent member having a distal end for positioning in the body cavity, a...
5873854 Method for percutaneous insertion of catheters  
A device for facilitating the insertion of balloon catheters and other devices into blood vessels, for example, the femoral artery, while presenting the minimal amount of obstruction to the flow...

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