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9011383 Self-illuminating endogastric tubes and method of placing endogastric tubes  
A self-illuminating endogastric tube which simplifies the correct placement of the distal end of the endogastric tube within the gastrointestinal tract of a patient. A self-illuminating stylet...
8876774 Infusion catheter assembly with reduced backflow  
Catheters assemblies having structural configurations operable to reduce backflow along the catheter assembly track, and methods of making and using such catheter assemblies. Catheters assemblies...
8840588 Insufflation needle with dual indicator and method of use  
A medical apparatus which comprises a sharpened outer needle and a blunt inner needle slidingly disposed within the outer needle is provided. The apparatus also contains a position indicator to...
8790308 Adaptable obturator for various sized trocars  
Surgical access systems and obturators for or used in surgical access systems are provided. The obturator is configured to operate or accommodate the use of at least two different sized trocars....
8715240 Apparatus and method for convection enhanced therapeutic delivery  
A system for convection enhanced delivery of therapeutic comprises one or more flexible, biocompatible microcatheters that are directed to a target location to deliver a therapeutic agent. The...
8685040 Shaped electrode and dissecting tool  
Disclosed is a shaped electrode and dissecting tool configured to aid in controlling the path of an electrode as it is moved into its intended position within the epidural space of a patient. The...
8652090 Anti-extravasation surgical portal plug  
The devices and methods shown provide for the minimization of extravasation during arthroscopic surgery. The anti-extravasation surgical portal plug allows a surgeon to drain excess fluids from...
8512291 Clog-preventing valved catheter and method of using the catheter  
An anti-clogging catheter includes a tubular cannula defining a fluid passageway and shaped and tipped to removably insert within and be removed from a human body, where the cannula has a proximal...
8486023 Intrathecal catheter having a stylet with a curved tip  
An apparatus includes a catheter for an intrathecal drug delivery system and a stylet having a curved forward end. Preferably, the curved forward end has a shape in the form of a “J” or a “C.”...
8480626 Infusion catheter assembly with reduced backflow  
Catheters assemblies having structural configurations operable to reduce backflow along the catheter assembly track, and methods of making and using such catheter assemblies. Catheters assemblies...
8480628 Introducer apparatus  
An apparatus for providing percutaneous access to a vessel of a patient over a wire guide. An outer sleeve of the apparatus has proximal and distal open ends, and has a lumen extending...
8298208 Flow elements for use with flexible spinal needles, needle assemblies and methods therefor  
Methods for installing a flexible spinal needle assembly and methods of delivering a fluid may include inserting a distal end of a flexible spinal needle assembly into a subject and, thereafter,...
8287496 Flow elements for use with flexible spinal needles, needle assemblies and methods therefor  
A flow element for use with flexible needles and flexible needle assemblies to minimize flow occlusion within a flexible needle is provided. The flow element is particularly suited for uses with a...
8092424 Safety syringe  
A safety syringe adapted consists of an outer casing that supports a conventional hypodermic needle and an inner casing which supports a blunt cannula that is disposed inside the inner lumen of...
8088119 Methods and devices for treating tissue  
Device and method are provided for diagnosing and treating diseases and injuries to the spine by injecting drugs into the diseased or injured area. The device and method of the subject invention...
8029495 Intrathecal catheter having a stylet with a curved tip and method of use  
An apparatus includes a catheter for an intrathecal drug delivery system and a stylet having a curved forward end. Preferably, the curved forward end has a shape in the form of a “J” or a “C.”...
7972309 Needle assembly  
A blood collection set including a non-patient needle assembly interconnected with an intravenous needle assembly through tubing is provided. The non-patient needle assembly includes a hub...
7758552 Tube clamp, and tube clamp set for use with an infusion pump  
A tube clamp is disclosed for optional opening and closing of tubes such as infusion tubes, an infusion pump, an infusion tube set and the combination thereof, the tube clamp comprising means for...
7195614 Methods and apparatus for intraoperative administration of analgesia  
Disclosed herein is a catheter placement apparatus 900 for assisting in the placement of a catheter for administering analgesia intraoperatively in conjunction with spinal and other surgeries. The...
6656198 Trocar with reinforced obturator shaft  
In accordance with the present invention there is provided an obturator for penetrating body tissue which contains a handle and a shaft. The shaft has a proximal end attached to the handle and a...
6629956 Parenteral fluid transfer apparatus  
A novel self-blunting needle apparatus (10d) employs a blunting member (70) and a needle (12). The blunting member (70) may be disposed within the needle (12) and may be adapted for fluid flow...
6524277 Method and apparatus for an intravascular device showing flashback  
An apparatus related to an intravascular device that includes a housing coupled to a needle is claimed. A solid blunting member is coaxially nestled in the needle. An aperture or opening, located...
6428512 Guidewire with improved lesion measurement  
A guidewire having an elongated core having a radiopaque marker on a distal portion of the core and a plurality of indicia on the proximal extremity of the core to facilitate measurement of an...
6254574 Self-blunting needle medical devices and methods of manufacture thereof  
A self-blunting needle medical device comprises a needle cannula (18) fixed to a hub (20) having a receiving structure therein such as ferrule (22) and a movable blunting member (14) movably...
6159163 System for attenuating pain during bone marrow aspiration and method  
A biopsy sampling system and method for aspirating bone marrow and bone cores from a patient with minimal or no perceived pain to the patient. The system includes a bone aspiration needle assembly...
6142955 Biopsy apparatus and method  
A surgical biopsy apparatus is provided which includes a housing; a first elongated tubular member removably mounted in the housing and defining a fluid passageway therein, the first elongated...
6142975 Guidewire having braided wire over drawn tube construction  
An intracorporeal device, preferably a guidewire, and method of making same that has an elongate inner core element with an outer layer of material disposed about the core element. The layer of...
6106499 Unidirectional blunting apparatus for hypodermic needles  
An apparatus which is useable to blunt the sharpened distal tip of a hypodermic needle, said apparatus comprising an elongate blunting member which is axially disposable within the lumen of the...
6083177 Cervical biopsy device and method  
An instrument and method for the biopsy of cervical tissue samples uses a needle-stylet having a sharp tip and a tissue sample cradle. A sheath surrounds the stylet and is advanced to sever...
6036657 Apparatus for removing tissue  
A surgical apparatus for removing tissue, which includes a housing, an elongated body which extends from the housing and forms an opening at a distal end, the elongated body further forming a...
5797883 Medical device for removal or injection of biological material by remote control  
A device for sampling biological materials having a tube having a front segment and rear segment, wherein the outer diameter of the front segment is smaller than the outer diameter of the rear...
5665064 Gastroenteric feeding tube for endoscopic placement and method of use  
A gastroenteric feeding tube is provided which is ideally adapted for endoscopic placement through an endoscope having a working channel and a steerable tip. The feeding tube is provided with a...
5591192 Surgical penetration instrument including an imaging element  
A surgical instrument for penetrating bodily tissue including an imaging element providing the capability for simultaneous visualization during penetration is disclosed. A transparent portion of...
5562611 Safety interposer for surgical instruments  
Packaging for use in transportation and handling of a surgical instrument including a safety device which prevents engagement of the instrument or movement of a safety mechanism from a safety...
5507729 One-piece guide part and process for the production thereof  
Guide wires for the medical field and which are e.g. used for the introduction of catheters, locks, etc. into the human body and in particular into vessels and organs are disclosed. To avoid the...
5433200 Low profile, coated, steerable guide wire  
A guide wire having a solid core wire which runs its entire length. The core wire has a proximal portion which constitutes the majority of its length and which tapers to a distal portion. The...
5407435 Ureter tubes with clamping mandrin  
A ureter tube with mandrin and auxiliary tube, designed so that all three elements are adapted to be connected together by different clamping means such that they functionally form an entity for...
5382238 Catheter stiffeners  
A catheter assembly including a wire stiffener or a dilator and modified wire stiffener which are used in combination to assist in the insertion of a relatively soft catheter into the patient...
5372588 Trocar having blunt tip  
A trocar has an elongated body with a frustro-conical end which terminates in a blunt tip. A plurality of blades are radially attached to a blade housing connected to the trocar body. In one...
5352206 Trocar system having penetration indicator  
A trocar system comprises an obturator and a trocar cannula. The obturator includes an elongate shaft having a tapered distal end and a proximal end. At least one port is provided near the distal...
5334185 End-to-end instrument placement apparatus  
A surgical apparatus for the placement of an instrument within a body cavity which comprises a placement device including an elongate element with an exposable tissue piercing tip, a first...
5330422 Device for removing a biopsy fluid sample from a body cavity  
The device shown herein is made of essentially two parts one of which parts is essentially a hollow tube closed for a substantial distance at one end having a hollow cap with only a side opening...
5318543 Laparoscopic jejunostomy instrumentation kit  
A laparoscopic jejunostomy instrumentation kit includes components for securing a patient's intestine in apposition to the patient's abdominal wall and for creating a stoma through the patient's...
5313967 Helical guidewire  
A torque-transmitting structure such as a guidewire or catheter is formed of a generally flat band or wire twisted so that its longitudinal edge generally forms a helix. This twisted helical...
5312345 Anti-needle stick protective inner blunt tubular stylet for intravenous therapy  
The invention is a new and unique device much needed to protect the health care providers from the leading cause of exposure to blood born diseases in their profession, this being inadvertent...
5242429 Enteral feeding tube with guide wire  
An enteral feeding device for the admission of fluids into a patient. The device includes a female proximal end connector, a flexible feeding tube, a fluid discharge tube, and a probe,...
5226427 Removable stylet for retrograde cardioplegia catheter and methods for use  
This invention relates to a stylet for use with a retrograde cardioplegia catheter and its methods of use. The stylet includes a stylet rod, a handle on the proximal end of the stylet rod and a...
5217026 Guidewires with lubricious surface and method of their production  
The present invention guidewire involves an elongated, non-hydrogel core element forming an inner part of the device, and an integral outside tubular layer of elastomeric hydrogel ("hydrogel...
5209735 External guide wire and enlargement means  
Structure for facilitating the insertion and placement of medical apparatus into the body of a patient is disclosed which comprises a guide wire having a lumen sized to adapt about the elongated...
5197457 Deformable and removable sheath for optical catheter  
A deformable sheath for an optical catheter is provided which includes an elongated, deformable hollow body having a normal predetermined shape which is compatible with its intended use in situ in...

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