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8308673 Methods and devices for removal of a medical agent from a physiological efferent fluid collection site  
Methods and devices for selectively removing an agent from a physiological site, e.g., a physiological efferent fluid collection site, are provided. Aspects of the invention include fluid removal...
8251975 Catheter and tunneling device therefor  
A catheter for introduction and removal of fluids from a body and tunneling device therefor, the catheter has a body having a first conduit for removing fluid from the body and a second conduit...
8246601 Methods for intravascular engraftment in heart  
The invention relates to a method of engrafting donor cells into injured myocardium. The method includes delivering donor cells to a delivery site adjacent to and downstream of a chronic total...
8231601 Long catheter infusion insertion method and apparatus  
A long catheter can be inserted into a patient while eliminating the need for a sterile field by incorporating the long catheter into an infusion tubing and carrying it in with the infusion. The...
8231603 Irreversible electroporation and tissue regeneration  
A method and device are herein described to treat a target region of tissue, using at least one energy delivery device coupled to a power source and positioned in a treatment position so as to...
8221385 Infusion pump systems and methods  
Some embodiments an infusion pump system can be used to determine a user's total insulin load (TIL) that provides an accurate indication of the insulin previously delivered to the user's body...
8221383 Devices and methods for preventing distal embolization from the vertebrobasilar artery using flow reversal  
The invention provides a medical device having a catheter and one or more expandable constricting/occluding members. The catheter has a lumen communicating with a port at its distal end. The lumen...
8221414 Catheter  
An apparatus for treatment of tissue within a body requiring thermotherapy includes a catheter to be inserted into a bodily conduit, an energy-emitting source disposed within the catheter, a...
8206330 Device, system, and method for controllably reducing inflammatory mediators in a subject  
Devices, systems, and methods are provided for controlling an inflammatory response in a subject. Extracorporeal devices, systems, and methods are provided that alter the functional structure of...
8192385 Device, system, and method for controllably reducing inflammatory mediators in a subject  
Devices, systems, and methods are provided for controlling an inflammatory response in a subject. Devices, systems, and methods are provided that alter the functional structure of one or more...
8105277 Device and method for monitoring a vascular access, and device for creating a vascular access  
The present invention relates to a device for creating a vascular access for extracorporeal blood treatment including an electrically conductive puncture needle with a proximal endpiece, a distal...
8092415 Catheter assembly including triple lumen tip  
A catheter assembly for use in accessing a vasculature of a patient during renal replacement or other therapies is disclosed. In one embodiment, the catheter assembly includes a catheter body that...
8088107 Hemodialysis needle and method for inserting the same  
A hemodialysis needle assembly and system that includes a first outer needle having a conical tip and a sidewall where the sidewall has a plurality of apertures located adjacent the tip, a second...
8088413 Methods for improved cryo-chemotherapy tissue ablation  
The current invention relates to a process for increasing the efficacy of cancerous disease inhibiting therapeutic agents delivered to a treatment region of a tissue structure, such as a tumor....
8066690 Method for delivering medication into an arterial wall for prevention of restenosis  
A method for preventing a restenosis within a vessel wall requires a medicament be delivered at predetermined locations into the vessel wall and allowed to subsequently disperse in a predetermined...
8029491 Method and apparatus for preventing air embolisms  
Method and apparatus for preventing air embolisms during surgical procedures which involves providing a fluid source in communication with an aperture extending into an anatomical cavity such that...
8021350 Hydroxyphenyl cross-linked macromolecular network and applications thereof  
A dihydroxyphenyl cross-linked macromolecular network is provided that is useful in artificial tissue and tissue engineering applications, particularly to provide a synthetic macromolecular...
8007487 Method of treating a joint using an articular injection system  
Systems for injecting fluids and/or other materials into a targeted anatomical location, in particular, an intra-articular space, include a handpiece assembly having a proximal end and a distal...
7993324 Cerebral perfusion augmentation  
Methods are provided for partial aortic occlusion for cerebral perfusion augmentation in patients suffering from global or focal cerebral ischemia. The descending aorta is accessed. A device is...
7981103 Method of treating a stiffened blood vessel  
A method of treating a stiffened blood vessel (2) is disclosed. The method comprises at least substantially encasing a portion of the blood vessel (2) with an elastic membrane (6) formed of...
7964136 Method of sterilizing polymeric struts and stents  
It has been determined that gamma sterilization of biodegradable polymer stents does not cause significant polymer cross-linking and collapse. Using sufficient spacing can lead to stents that...
7955330 Multi-port side-fire coagulator  
An electrosurgical apparatus for coagulating tissue used in combination with an endoscope which includes an elongated flexible tube having a plurality of side-ports located therethrough. The tube...
7947299 Compositions and techniques for localized therapy  
A therapeutic medical article is provided which comprises a medical article, a precursor compound and an activator compound. The medical article is adapted, upon administration to a patient, to...
7879387 Process of electrostatically coating a stent on a catheter  
A process for electrostatically coating a stent on a catheter. A conductor which is permanently affixed to the catheter contacts a stent mounted on the catheter. Conductive ink applied to the...
7846201 Magnetically-driven biodegradable gene delivery nanoparticles formulated with surface-attached polycationic complex  
A particle including a matrix-forming agent and a polyelectrolyte-amphiphilic agent adduct wherein the polyelectrolyte-amphiphilic agent adduct is in physical communication with the matrix-forming...
7846147 Vulnerable plaque treatment  
A method including introducing a treatment device via a transluminal route within a blood vessel to a treatment site including a vulnerable plaque; and dispensing a treatment agent including a...
7806864 System for detecting and removing a gas bubble from a vascular infusion line  
System for detecting and removing gas bubbles from a vascular infusion line, including a cassette adapted for disposition intermediate the fluid line, the cassette including a flexible tube having...
7806863 System for detecting and removing a gas bubble from a vascular infusion line  
System for detecting and removing gas bubbles from a vascular infusion line, including a cassette adapted for disposition intermediate the fluid line, the cassette including a flexible tube having...
7798996 System for detecting and removing a gas bubble from a vascular infusion line  
System for detecting and removing gas bubbles from a vascular infusion line, including a cassette adapted for disposition intermediate the fluid line, the cassette including a flexible tube having...
7799012 Magnetic breather pump and a method for treating a brain tumor using the same  
A magnetically controlled pump is implanted into the brain of a patient and delivers a plurality of medicating agents at a controlled rate corresponding to the specific needs of the patient. The...
7799011 Catheter system and method for delivery of therapeutic compounds to cardiac tissue  
This is a method and an apparatus for the treatment or introduction of contrast fluids into tissue, particularly cardiac tissue. The apparatus includes a catheter having an elongated flexible body...
7794446 Method of recording two-dimensional images of a perfused blood vessel  
The invention relates to a method for recording two-dimensional images on the interior of a perfused blood vessel by means of optical coherence tomography using a catheter with an integrated...
7780645 Method of delivering embolic particles to an aneurysm  
A method of delivering embolic particles to an aneurysm includes inserting a delivery catheter into the vasculature of a patient and directing the distal end of the delivery catheter to a...
7762977 Device and method for vascular access  
Vascular access systems for performing hemodialysis are disclosed. The vascular access system contemplates a catheter section adapted for insertion into a vein and a graft section adapted for...
7763009 Tri-functional cannula for retinal endovascular surgery  
A tri-functional cannula combines the functions of tissue Plasminogen Activator (tPA) solution delivery, illumination and venous pressure measurement. The cannula utilizes a tapered hollow-core...
7753858 Delivery devices and methods for heart valve repair  
Devices, systems and methods facilitate positioning of a cardiac valve annulus treatment device, thus enhancing treatment of the annulus. Methods generally involve advancing an anchor delivery...
7749215 Intracardiac cell delivery and cell transplantation  
A method for delivering a cell to a heart of a patient comprises the steps of providing an apparatus for intracardiac drug administration comprising a catheter wherein the catheter has at least...
7744583 Systems and methods of de-endothelialization  
Apparatus and methods for treating a wall of an aneurysm formed in a vessel includes introducing a tubular member into the body lumen until a distal end of the tubular member is located within the...
7698234 Cardiac perfusion analysis  
In a method of analyzing a quantity having temporal and spatial variations a multidimensional output data array is formed. The multidimensional output data array comprises array positions arranged...
7686799 Deployment system for myocardial cellular material  
A catheter-based deployment system for deploying cellular material (22) into the heart muscle (25). The deployment system includes a guiding catheter (19) and a needle assembly (31) capable of...
7632262 Systems and methods for atraumatic implantation of bio-active agents  
Methods and apparatus are provided for delivering a bioactive agent in a needle track formed in a target tissue mass, following formation of the needle track, by avoiding impingement of the agent...
7553319 Auto-injector apparatus and methods for sealing a vascular puncture  
Apparatus for sealing a puncture communicating with a blood vessel includes a pair of syringe barrels having sealing components therein, and a plunger assembly biased to slide within the barrels...
7549978 Needle assembly  
A needle assembly has a first body and a guide rod supported for sliding movement between an extended position and a retracted position. A second body is attached to the guide rod. The second body...
7503913 Methods and compositions for use in perfusion applications  
Methods and compositions for use in perfusion applications are provided. In the subject methods, a subject or derivative thereof, e.g. isolated organ or tissue, is infused, perfused and/or...
7500970 Catheter drug delivery system and method for use  
A catheter system for injecting therapeutic agents including large molecules into the body. The catheter includes a distensible penetrating element with a distally locating expansion coil and a...
7473247 Intradermal delivery of vaccines and gene therapeutic agents via microcannula  
The present invention relates to methods and devices for administration of vaccines and gene therapeutic agents into the intradermal layer of skin.
7452344 Platelet concentration syringe kit  
A single-use system for separating blood and producing platelet concentrates includes an elongated container for receiving blood from a patient. The container has a movable plunger mounted within...
7431717 Central nervous system administration of medications by means of pelvic venous catheterization and reversal of Batson's Plexus  
An infusor system for administering medications to a venous blood vessel in the body of a patient. The infusor system includes a flexible, elongated delivery tube having opposite ends. One of the...
7419482 Systems and methods for delivering agents into targeted tissue of a living being  
A method of vascularizing cardiac tissue using an instrument through the vascular system to an entry situs located at or adjacent the cardiac tissue is provided including providing a flowable...
7413556 Sheath for use with an ultrasound element  
A system for delivering ultrasound energy to a treatment section in a vessel is disclosed. The system includes a sheath with a utility lumen and an energy delivery section at least partially...

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