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6602240 Method and device for maintaining a seal  
According to the present invention, improved methods and apparatus are provided for regaining hemostasis or otherwise minimizing leakage during endoluminal, surgical or percutaneous intraluminal...
6589164 Sterility barriers for insertion of non-sterile apparatus into catheters or other medical devices  
Methods, apparatus and systems wherein the distal portion of an elongate apparatus (e.g., a catheter or cannula) having a sealed lumen (e.g., a blind lumen) formed therein is insertable into the...
6585721 Catheter shroud with conduit, collector and improvements  
A flexible, membranous envelope, in a shroud-conduit-collector configuration for sheathing a catheter. In basic mode, the shroud, which essentially envelops the catheter, is partially disposable...
6585705 Retractable catheter systems  
A catheter system includes a working catheter having a distal working orifice. The catheter systems further includes a guide catheter having a guide lumen and a distal guide orifice. In addition,...
6585693 Blister syringe with optional bifurcated guard  
The present invention provides a unitary syringe having a mounted needle surrounded by a sheath having a break-zone. The fluid medicament to be injected is contained within a blister cavity formed...
6562020 Kits for use in the treatment of vascular calcified lesions  
Kits for use in the treatment of vascular calcified lesions are provided. The subject kits include at least one of: (a) a fluid delivery means for conveying fluid to and from a vascular site; and...
6554807 Protective sheath for winged needles  
A protective sheath for covering the needle of a winged needle after use in a medical procedure. The protective sheath is slidably disposed on a tube having a hollow needle at one end and a pair...
6547764 Double pointed injection needle  
A disposable double pointed injection needle has a needle hub to which a thin needle cannula is permanently fasten and which needle hub can be mounted on to a syringe comprising a dose setting and...
6537254 Universal protective catheter sleeve  
A protective sleeve for a catheter having a distal end capable of (i) being disposed within and engaging a majority of existing hemostatic valves; and (ii) capable of being partially inserted into...
6527747 Introducer needle assembly having a tethered needle shield  
A catheter and introducer needle assembly with needle shield that is connected to the needle hub by a pleated tether. The tether defines a plurality of holes therein to allow the introducer needle...
6527748 Method of gastrostomy, and an infection preventive cover, kit or catheter kit, and a gastrostomy catheter kit  
An infection preventive cover includes a sheath having at least one opening end, a binding thread to close the opening end of the sheath, and a cutting thread linked to the binding thread, the...
6520949 Method and apparatus for administering fluid to animals subcutaneously  
A method of administering fluids to an animal such as a pet (dog, cat, etc.) zoo animal, research animal, or exotic animal, includes the initial step of forming one or more openings in the...
6503229 Needle receptacle  
A needle receptacle is provided for use with needle assemblies typically used in blood banks. The needle assemblies of the type concerned here have a needle mount with a forward end and a rearward...
6482211 Angulated stent delivery system and method of use  
An improved catheter assembly and method are provided for delivering angulated stents to a diseased vessels. The assembly allows for the precise delivery of an angulated stent into a side branch...
6432100 Apparatus and method for generation of a protective sleeve against infections for an artificial lead  
An apparatus and method for generation of a protective sleeve against infections for a percutaneous lead through human or animal skin. The percutaneous lead (1) includes an extrusion port (7)....
6425884 Compact needle shielding device  
A catheter and introducer needle assembly with needle shield that is connected to the needle hub by a pleated tether. The tether defines a plurality of holes therein to allow the introducer needle...
6398762 Syringe needle protector  
A syringe has a syringe body having an outer end, a needle holder on the outer end, a needle fixed on the needle holder so that liquid in the body can be expressed through the needle, and a cap...
6340358 Trocar  
A trocar having a safety shield control mechanism that prevents the inner cannula from rotating and from moving axially when in the locked position. The safety shield control mechanism applies...
6315759 Protective cover for intravenous lines and other elongated members  
A protective cover is used to surround one or more elongated members such as a plurality of intravenous lines. In alternative embodiments, the cover may be used to cover or protect baby crib...
6235006 Needle guard and assembly  
Needle guards are disclosed for use with needle assemblies comprising a needle hub that joins a flexible trailing tube to a medical needle, the normally open front ends of the guards being...
6228062 One piece lock for splittable sheath  
A sheath lock for use with a splittable sheath is disclosed. The sheath lock includes a tapered slot extending from a wide untapered end to a narrow tapered end. A lock box is located adjacent the...
6217569 Integral shroud-collector for urinary catheter  
A flexible, tubular envelope, termed a "shroud", for sheathing a catheter. The shroud, passing over the entire catheter, is partially disposable in the distal end of the catheter and is...
6213957 Apparatus and method for removing tissue  
A surgical apparatus for removing tissue, which includes (i) an elongated body defining an opening at a distal end and forming a tissue receiving cavity in communication with the opening (ii) a...
6200294 Multifunctional syringe with safety slide sleeve  
A multifunctional syringe with safety slide sleeve, including: a connecting tube, a top end of the connecting tube being formed with a needle connecting section for connecting with an injection...
6197007 In-line retractable safety medical needle assembly  
Disclosure of methods and apparatus providing bases for design of compact small bore medical needle retraction safety devices wherein actuators are displaced away from slender needle sheathing...
6190371 Catheter system having retractable working catheter and associated method  
A catheter system includes a multi-lumen working catheter having a first distal working orifice and a second distal working orifice. The catheter system further includes a guide catheter having a...
6171282 Soft cannula and methods for use  
A soft cannula including a flexible exosheath having a flexible, shape retainable annular member attached at one end. In one preferred embodiment the soft cannula includes a retrieval suture...
6165157 Needle guard  
This invention includes protective devices for protecting against needle-stick injury by a medical catheter or needle. More particularly, the invention is concerned with guards for use with...
6162221 Drainage tube introducer for endoscope  
A drainage tube introducer for an endoscope includes an electrically conductive exposed portion provided on the outer surface of a part at the distal end of a drainage tube guide wire that is...
6156045 Instrument for the application of surgical material  
The present invention relates to an instrument for the application of material and comprising an elongated unit, a material application member pivotally connceted to the distal end of the...
6117110 Catheter needle safety device and method of using same  
A safety apparatus and method of use for a catheter and needle combination. An automatic sheathing system protects clinical personnel from accidental needle sticks after withdrawing the needle...
6109852 Soft actuators and artificial muscles  
PCT No. PCT/US96/17870 Sec. 371 Date Feb. 5, 1999 Sec. 102(e) Date Feb. 5, 1999 PCT Filed Nov. 6, 1996 PCT Pub. No. WO97/26039 PCT Pub. Date Jul. 24, 1997A chemical (coating and...
6099519 Catheter sleeve connecting assembly  
An apparatus for connecting a flexible sleeve to a fitting. At one end of the fitting is a tubular extension configured and dimensioned for insertion into one end of the flexible sleeve. A split...
6068476 Saliva ejector with attached cover-slip  
A disposable saliva ejector assembly for use in connection with a vacuum source for withdrawing saliva and bioburden from the oral cavity of a dental patient. The saliva-ejector assembly includes...
6063040 Self retracting needle apparatus and method for phlebotomy  
A practical, low cost safety device for phlebotomy. Preparation for operation of the device involves elongating an otherwise shortened-for-transport apparatus to extend a medical assembly and...
6050976 In-line retractable safety catheter needle insertion assembly  
Disclosure of methods and apparatus providing bases for design of compact catheter insertion needle retraction safety devices wherein actuators are displaced away from slender needle sheathing...
6030364 Apparatus and method for percutaneous placement of gastro-intestinal tubes  
A method and apparatus for the percutaneous placement of gastro-intestinal tubes, the apparatus comprising a longitudinal penetration device; a hollow, tapered dilator; and a sheath having a...
6001080 Intravenous catheter assembly  
A needle tip protective device. In one embodiment the needle tip protective device includes a needle guard that is slidably mounted on a hypodermic needle having a needle tip located at the distal...
5971959 Automatic safety infusion catheter needle  
An automatic safety infusion catheter needle including: a trifurcate connector having a first and a second connecting sections coaxially aligned with each other; an infusion soft needle inserted...
5968061 Endoscopic surgical instrument for the implementation of endoscopic surgical procedures  
Endoscopic surgical instruments in which provision is made for a locking device for a depth gauge or knife and sleeve arrangement which is adapted to be positioned on an endoscope, which provides...
5944695 Multiple sheath catheter using multiple stages and method of use  
A multiple sheath catheter is provided for placing an IV catheter or other medical instrument into a blood vessel of a patient. The multiple sheath catheter includes a first stage catheter having...
5938645 Percutaneous aspiration catheter system  
A percutaneous aspiration catheter removing thrombus or other emboli from blood vessels and a method of extracting embolus pieces larger than the diameter of the catheter. The percutaneous...
5931815 Multifunctional safety infusion set with injection needle retractable in a wing-equipped sheath  
A multifunctional safety infusion set with injection needle retractable in a wing-equipped sheath. The infusion set includes a connecting tube having an upper and a lower engaging sections...
5928199 Winged needle assembly  
A winged needle assembly including a cannula 1, a hub 2, a tube 3 and a cylindrical holder 4 provided with wings at the distal end thereof and retaining the hub therein. The hub 2 is slidable...
5921969 Apparatus for shielding a butterfly needle  
An apparatus for shielding butterfly-type needles to protect against accidental needle stick injuries after use. The apparatus includes a locking mechanism for permanently locking the needle...
5919174 Suction valve assembly  
A modular ventilating/aspirating assembly includes a catheter subassembly, including a sputum trap; an optional valved manifold and a suction control valve with an actuator oriented at an acute...
5919184 Instrumentation for laparoscopic insertion and application of surgical sheet material  
A method and apparatus for laparoscopic insertion and application of a sheet like material (such as an adhesion barrier) and the like products enables the laparoscopic surgeon to utilize large and...
5916198 Non-binding surgical valve  
A surgical valve prevents loss of insufflation gas (or the like) when no instrument traverses the valve lumen. The valve is suitable for passing surgical implements distally, and for passing...
5911702 Methods and devices for cannulating a patient's blood vessel  
A method and device for introduction of a catheter and/or delivering a fluid, such as oxygenated blood, to a patient's vascular system includes a cannula having an expandable portion. The...
5897535 Non-contaminating probe and methods of making and using same  
A non-contaminating catheter includes a hollow tube having an axial lumen extending along the length thereof, and an elongated, tubular, flexible membrane disposed within the lumen. The leading...

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