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8882715 Catheterization device and method  
An improved catheterization device of the type in which a flexible catheter overlays a rigid or semi-rigid stylet, the improvement residing in the preformed arcuate curvature of the stylet, the...
8864716 Device for monitoring and/or manipulating objects arranged in a cavity that can be accessed through a narrow opening  
In a device (1) for monitoring and/or manipulating objects that are arranged in a cavity that can be accessed through a narrow opening, a tubular or hose-shaped insertion part (2) is provided, on...
8709018 Non-balloon low profile feed device with insertion/removal tool  
A device for inserting a non-balloon gastrostomic device through an opening in the wall of the abdomen and stomach or other viscera of a patient is provided. The insertion device comprises a body,...
8500697 Transseptal guidewire  
A transseptal guidewire and methods for perforating the intra-atrial septum of the heart are disclosed. The transseptal guidewire has an elongated body, an end section biased in a curved...
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.”...
8419675 Applicator  
An applicator insertable into a living body includes a nozzle having an elongated nozzle main body and a nozzle head on a front end side of the nozzle main body and through which a liquid together...
8348908 Catheter with direction orientation  
A regional anesthesia catheter used with a guide such as for example a needle cannula has a distal portion integrally connected to a main portion of the catheter by a junction portion that has a...
8337455 Steerable device and system  
A system includes a steerable device, such as a sheath or shaft, having proximal and distal ends. The steerable device includes an elongated body having a proximal section, a steering section, and...
8226671 Methods and devices for providing direction to surgical tools  
Methods and devices are provided for providing direction to surgical tools. In one embodiment, a surgical device can include a cannulated elongate shaft with a cannulated curved distal tip. The...
8172802 Intravascular needle and catheter assembly  
An intravascular needle and catheter arrangement that ensures flashback is indicated after the catheter is safely inserted through the needle puncture in the vascular wall and emplaced into the...
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.”...
7993303 Stiffening support catheter and methods for using the same  
A support catheter that can puncture a heart septum with a guidewire without buckling and that can access difficult to reach arteries such as carotid or renal arteries from the aorta under...
7635353 Transseptal puncture needles and needle assemblies  
The instant invention is directed toward transseptal puncture needles and transseptal puncture needle assemblies. More specifically, it relates to curved transseptal puncture needles and needle...
7201738 Catheter for providing a fluid connection with the small intestine  
Probe for providing a fluid connection with the small intestine comprising a tube (10) to be inserted in the small intestine via the stomach, having proximal and distal open ends (10A, 10B) and...
7192433 Locking vascular introducer assembly with adjustable hemostatic seal  
A vascular introducer assembly is disclosed that includes a dilator, a sheath having an axial lumen for accommodating the dilator, a locking collar for securing the dilator and the sheath to one...
6981969 Orthogonal Arterial Catheter  
An orthogonal arterial catheter preferably includes a hub and a cannula. The hub preferably protects the cannula from potential kinking and shearing forces because the cannula upon exiting a...
6969373 Syringe system  
A medical device is provided having a needle or a catheter, insertable into a living body, which defines a plurality of holes in fluid communication with a central lumen. The holes may be of...
6508789 Systems and methods for coupling a drainage catheter to a patient and decoupling the drainage catheter from the patient  
Systems and methods for coupling a catheter, such as a drainage catheter, to a patient's body and decoupling the catheter from the body are disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention take...
6358229 Urinary drain  
A urinary drain device comprising an elongated flexible tube member whose distal end portion is preformed so as to assume a coiled configuration when unconstrained. The distal end portion also...
6302870 Apparatus for injecting fluids into the walls of blood vessels, body cavities, and the like  
Apparatus for injecting fluids into the walls of blood vessels, body cavities, and the like, includes a plurality of laterally flexible needles disposed in a catheter for exit either out the...
6228071 Devices and methods for cannulating a blood vessel  
A cannula has a distal portion which is angled relative to a proximal portion. The distal portion is straightened during introduction with a stiffening element. After introduction, the stiffening...
5944690 Slidable control mechanism for steerable catheter  
A steerable catheter control mechanism for manipulating a pair of catheter control wires comprises a slider mechanism coupled to the proximal ends of the control wires and displaceable along a...
5910133 Transintimal recanalisation device  
A transintimal recanalization device comprising a guide tube (2) having a bend (C) in its length, a flexible needle (1) having a bevelled end (A) and a bend (C') in its length and located in said...
5891057 Carotid artery angioplasty guiding system  
A method and apparatus for performing an angioplasty of a patient's carotid artery includes a placement of a first elongated positioning catheter having a lumen and proximal and distal end...
5868733 Guiding introducer system for use in the treatment of accessory pathways around the mitral valve using a retrograde approach  
A process for the mapping and/or ablating of accessory pathways around the mitral valve using a retrograde approach by use of ablating and/or mapping catheters guided by a guiding introducer...
5843002 Guide wire dispenser apparatus and method  
A storage and dispensing apparatus for a springy guide wire used in medical procedures includes a coiled tubular portion defined by elongate tubing with a bore for receiving the guide wire. A ring...
5843113 Endocystotomy tool  
A new endocystotomy tool for suprapubic cystostomy has a rigid sound, said rigid sound having standard configuration such as a standard Van Buren urethral sound. Said rigid sound having a distal...
5840065 Feeding tube and method  
A feeding tube having an internal end portion and an external end portion. An external terminal end positioned on said external end portion. The feeding tube defines a feeding lumen therethrough...
5702344 Safe endoscopic accessory  
An endoscopic accessory comprising a catheter with axial walls defining an interior area, an elongated tool shaft slidably positioned within the interior area of the catheter, an endoscopic tool...
5697365 Endotracheal tube construction and method for intubating a patient  
An endotracheal tube construction includes an elongated kink resistant flexible tubular member having distal and proximal ends with a curved portion therebetween. The tubular member defines a...
5693030 Catheter and method of introduction  
A split tipped catheter for cavitary entrance has a conical distal tip with a bore sized to receive an introducer needle. The conical tip wall is split on one side, permitting the wall to be...
5669882 Curved epidural needle system  
A needle and stylus system. The system has a hollow tubular needle formed of a rigid material. The needle has an elongated linear intermediate section constituting the majority of the length of...
5658262 Catheter exchange method  
A first catheter surrounds a guidewire, with the first catheter and guidewire each having a distal portion emplaced in the cardiovascular system of a patient. By this invention, the first catheter...
5549563 Reinforcing insert for uterine manipulator  
A stiffener device is usable with a uterine manipulator having a catheter tube and outer sheath. The catheter tube is formed in an arc and has an insertable end adapted to be inserted into the...
5545141 Percutaneous gastrostomy feeding tube applicator and method.  
Various embodiments of a gastrostomy method and applicator device are shown and described. The gastrostomy device has an elongated body for insertion into the patient's stomach, a removable for...
5513627 Esophageal tracheal intubator airway  
An esophageal tracheal intubator airway device which allows rapid blind access to the larynx and esophagus of a patient for lung ventilation, stomach suctioning, fiberscopic examination of the...
5509909 Bent chest tube assembly  
A chest tube assembly is constructed and arranged for insertion into the pleural cavity and includes an elongated catheter having a proximal portion and a distal portion. A central lumen extends...
5467763 Surgical instruments  
A surgical instrument includes a plurality of segments which can be moved relative to each other from a first position in which the segments extend in a straight direction and can be inserted...
5464409 Uterine manipulator and protector  
A uterine manipulator and protector. It includes a shield member configured to engage with the area surrounding the external cervical os. The shield member has a curved blade projecting from an...
5456675 Port cannula arrangement for connection to a port  
Main cannula arrangement (10) with a metal cannula (12) and a connecting piece (14), featuring a valve (46), which is closed in the disconnected state and open in the connected state.
5409004 Localization device with radiopaque markings  
The present invention involves the localization of lesion tissue within the breast. A surgical guidewire or needle includes a plurality of visual and radiopaque markers along its axial length so...
5389100 Controller for manipulation of instruments within a catheter  
An everting catheter system which includes an elongated outer catheter having an outer catheter lumen and an opening, an elongated inner catheter movable in the outer catheter lumen and having the...
5378241 Anesthesia instrument  
An anesthesia instrument consists of a single lumen epidural cannula with a Touhy-type beveled aperture, an epidural catheter and a spinal cannula. The anesthesia instrument is characterized in...
5356389 Infusion needle  
An infusion needle, more particularly for general infusion therapy, having a needle body (1) having a metal cannula (2) and a cylindrical receiving opening (3) connected thereto, the best possible...
5354263 Ureteral stent-catheter having varying diameter stent  
A tubular flexible stent, a combination of stent-catheter, and method thereof, comprises a flexible tubular drain passage segment and a flexible tubular ureteral catheter receiving segment which...
5352205 Bloodless insertion catheter assembly  
A catheter assembly having a catheter of flexible plastic tubing secured at one end to a catheter hub, a hollow adaptor body with a distal end for fluid tight connection to the catheter hub and in...
5346467 Coll-karafin ureteral stent-catheter having varying diameter stent  
A combination ureteral stent-ureteral catheter comprising an elongated flexible tubular member which has proximal and distal ends in the form of curls when present in its internalized stent form...
5342394 Apparatus for blocking a vein branch and method of blocking a vein branch  
An apparatus for blocking a vein branch is provided with an outer tube having a tubular passage opened at its distal and proximal ends and a bent distal end portion, an inner tube slidably...
5304140 Catheter for introduction into blood vessel  
Disclosed is a catheter which is introduced into a blood vessel for the treatment or inspection of a diseased portion in the blood vessel. For facilitating the introducing operation of the...

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