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9033929 Fluid removal in a surgical access device  
The present invention generally provides methods and devices for removing fluid from a surgical instrument. Surgical access devices and seal systems are generally provided having one or more valves...
8974420 Large french size hemostatic valve configuration  
A hemostasis valve for a vascular introducer includes a valve body having a seal region with opposed substantially planar proximal and distal end surfaces and a central axis extending through the...
8974419 Stretchable-diameter inserter for hemodynamic studies and related operations  
A stretchable-diameter inserter, for hemodynamic studies and related operations, is characterized in that it comprises an inserter tube, a hemostatic valve designed for preventing blood from...
8968251 Access assembly  
An access assembly is provided. The access assembly includes an access member defining a central longitudinal axis and having a longitudinal opening therethrough for reception and passage of...
8932275 Surgical seal assembly  
A surgical seal assembly, includes a seal housing defining a longitudinal housing axis and having a longitudinal opening therethrough, a seal having an inner seal portion defining a passage and...
8932259 Catheter assembly  
A catheter assembly is disclosed having a catheter adapter and a needle hub. The catheter adapter has an inner lumen with a septum located within the inner lumen. An introducer needle is inserted...
8932261 Valve assembly for respiratory systems  
An adapter assembly including a manifold and a valve assembly. The valve assembly includes a seat and a valve body having a circular base and a wall. The wall extends from a trailing side of the...
8864710 Infusion sleeve with distendable port  
An infusion sleeve for use with a phacoemulsification needle has a hollow body with an open end by which the sleeve is attachable to a handpiece and an open tip through which a phacoemulsification...
8790309 Modular hemostatic valve  
A modular hemostatic valve includes a splittable valve body. The splittable body defines a passageway. A sealing element is positioned in the passageway. The sealing element is configured to...
8758302 Hemostatic valve and splittable introducer  
In at least one embodiment, a hemostatic valve for use with a splittable introducer (10) is provided. The hemostatic valve (22) comprises a seal (24) molded in a first configuration of polymeric...
8753320 Method to secure an elastic component in a valve  
An apparatus for controlling fluid flow to provide long-term access to the vascular system, and methods of making the same, are disclosed. Exemplary embodiments of the present invention describe a...
8740874 Catheter device  
A catheter includes an elongate body having first and second chambers extending within the elongate body from a proximal end to an intermediate section, the first chamber having a first opening and...
8734398 Sealing for medical devices/instruments  
A seal member for assembly within, or a seal zone portion of, a lumen of a medical instrument/device includes a slit segment and a bore, wherein the slit segment intersects with a funnel-like...
8720065 Valved sheath introducer for venous cannulation  
A valved sheath introducer for venous cannulation, including a valve, sheath, handle and cap. The valve is configured to permit safe introduction and removal of medical instruments through the...
8715165 Fluid seal for endoscope  
A seal is provided for effectively inhibiting the egress of fluids from the working channel of an endoscope when an elongate device having a region with a non-circular cross-sectional shape is...
8679063 Systems and methods for providing a catheter assembly  
A system for controlling fluid flow in a catheter assembly is disclosed herein. An intravenous catheter assembly has a catheter adapter and a needle hub, and the catheter adapter has an inner...
8641675 Systems and methods for preventing septum damage in an intravascular device  
Systems and methods to provide an intravenous device having flashback capabilities and features to permit a flashback notch of an introducer needle to bypass a septum of the device without...
8636686 Surgical access device  
The present invention generally provides methods and devices for removing fluid from a surgical instrument. Surgical access devices and seal systems are generally provided having one or more valves...
8628056 Dual sealing system for use with a probe  
A dual sealing system (20) is provided for use with a probe (21) to allow access to an interior space (34) from an exterior environment (32). The system (20) includes a housing (22) defining a port...
8591476 Intravascular valve component with improved valve positioning  
An intravascular valve component broadly includes a valve case and a flexible pressure-actuated flow control valve. The valve case includes attached proximal and distal case portions that present...
8579870 Sealing valve assembly for medical products  
A sealing valve assembly is provided for medical products. The valve assembly includes a valve member mountable within a passageway of a medical product body element, the valve member defining a...
8579860 Access assembly with spherical valve  
A surgical portal apparatus includes a portal member dimensioned to access tissue and having a longitudinal passageway therethrough to permit access to underlying tissue, and defining leading and...
8568362 Surgical access device with sorbents  
The present invention generally provides methods and devices for removing fluid from a surgical instrument. Surgical access devices and seal systems are generally provided having one or more valves...
8540677 Vascular access device chamber venting  
A vascular access device within an external environment may include a body and a septum at least partially housed within the body, a gas chamber housed within the body and the septum, and a vent...
8529523 Pressure actuated valve with improved biasing member  
A valve for controlling material flow through a catheter, comprises a first flexible member including a first moveable element, wherein, when the first moveable element is in the open position,...
8523822 Tearaway sheath assembly with split hemostasis valve seal  
A tearaway sheath assembly (100) having a splittable sheath tube (102) a splittable hub (110), a split valve (150,250) and a split cap (180). The valve (150,250) has a slit (158,258) at least...
8512294 Vascular access device antimicrobial materials and solutions  
A medical device includes an antimicrobial layer. A method of depositing an antimicrobial agent on or in the body of a medical device includes inserting a high temperature resistant tube having...
8480570 Endoscope cap  
A cap including an outer shell configured to be coupled to an access port of an endoscope, and a resilient member positioned interior of the inner peripheral surface of the outer shell. The...
8469928 Systems and methods for providing a flushable catheter assembly  
A flushable catheter assembly having features to enable selective activation of fluid flow through the catheter assembly is disclosed herein. A septum is placed within the catheter adapter of the...
8460247 Catheter assembly and components thereof  
Catheter assemblies are generally discussed herein with particular discussions extended to catheter assemblies having a tip protector, a valve, a valve opener, and optionally a needle wiper. The...
8430851 Surgical access port  
A surgical access port or trocar is provided. The trocar has a trocar seal housing and a trocar cannula with an optical obturator insertable through the trocar seal housing and the trocar cannula....
8419688 Catheter assembly and components thereof  
Catheter assemblies are generally discussed herein with particular discussions extended to catheter assemblies having a tip protector, a valve, a valve opener, and optionally a needle wiper. The...
8408226 Needleless access port valves  
Needleless access port valves are generally discussed herein with particular discussions extended to needleless access port valves incorporating a piston comprising slit along an upper piston...
8388521 Integrated locking device with active sealing  
Endoscope assemblies, biopsy caps, and methods for making and using the same. An example endoscope assembly may include an endoscope having a channel formed therein and a port that provides access...
8371555 Splittable hemostasis valve  
The present invention is a splittable multi-piece hemostasis valve that is held together in an assembled condition via a binder formed about the assembled valve. The binder may be a sleeve of thin...
8366676 Vascular access device gas displacement  
A vascular access device may include a gas chamber housed between a body and a septum, and a receptacle in communication with the gas chamber. A method of displacing gas in a medical device may...
8366684 Intravenous catheter blood control device  
An apparatus to control blood flow through an intravenous catheter in accordance with the present invention may include a substantially resilient helical outer shell and an inner valve portion...
8343107 Sealing valve  
A vascular guidewire introducer device (10) having a needle (52), a bulb (16), and a valve subassembly (100) through which a guidewire (14) is insertable for vascular guidewire insertion into a...
8328768 Pressure activated safety valve with improved flow characteristics and durability  
A valve assembly for vascular access, comprising a body defining a lumen adapted for flowing blood, the body including a luer housing for connection with a first blood conduit and a barb housing...
8317741 Apparatus and methods for administration of reconstituted medicament  
A body portion of the apparatus comprises an interior cavity and a plurality of fluid lumens extending from the cavity to a periphery of the body portion. The apparatus further comprises a first...
8317754 Valves and hubs for tubular devices and methods for making and using them  
A hub for a sheath, catheter, or other tubular device includes a first hub portion including a first hub lumen sized for receiving a medical device therethrough, and a second hub portion including...
8308691 Catheter assembly and components thereof  
Catheter assemblies are generally discussed herein with particular discussions extended to catheter assemblies having a tip protector, a valve, a valve opener, and optionally a needle wiper. The...
8298189 Hemostasis valve  
A tearaway sheath assembly (100) having a splittable sheath tube (102) a splittable hub (110), a splittable valve (150) and a split cap (180). The valve (150) is of the elongated duckbill type and...
8292853 Self-sealing cannula having integrated seals  
The present invention relates to a surgical access device comprising an elongate tubular member having a working channel and a proximal end and a distal end, a septum seal integrally formed at the...
8282603 Valve assembly including diameter reduction structure for trocar  
A surgical access device includes a surgical sleeve defining a central longitudinal axis and having a longitudinal passageway to permit passage of a surgical object, and a diameter reduction...
8273060 Fluid removal in a surgical access device  
The present invention generally provides methods and devices for removing fluid from a surgical instrument. Surgical access devices and seal systems are generally provided having one or more valves...
8267891 Gilled phacoemulsification irrigation sleeve  
A phacoemulsification irrigation sleeve includes an elongated, resilient, tubular body section configured to surround a portion of a shaft of a phacoemulsification needle, the tubular body section...
8257321 Pressure activated valve for high flow rate and pressure venous access applications  
A valve comprises a first housing including a first lumen extending therethrough and defining a first disk-facing surface and a second housing including a second lumen extending therethrough and...
8241251 Gel seal for a surgical trocar apparatus  
A seal assembly for use with an access device during a surgical procedure includes a housing having a passageway therethrough dimensioned to permit passage of a surgical instrument and being...
8235946 Haemostatic valve  
There is disclosed a tri-leaflet valve (100) in which the leaflets (102) extend for substantially the entire length of the valve (100). The valve (100) is provide with a waist (106). An element...
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