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9039657 Implantable devices and methods for delivering drugs and other substances to treat sinusitis and other disorders  
Implantable devices and methods for delivering drugs and other substances to locations within the body of a human or animal subject to treat or diagnose sinusitis and a variety of other disorders....
9039665 Filament-based catheter  
A membrane-free perfusion catheter comprising an exchange surface having a filament structure, a delivery unit for delivery of perfusion fluid to a lumen of the filament structure in a manner to...
9033954 Intrajugular catheter and method  
A catheter for insertion into a vascular system of a patient and for directing fluid flow includes a catheter body having a longitudinal axis and longitudinally spaced proximal and distal catheter...
8992591 Delivery system with low longitudinal compressibility  
An improved delivery system for an implantable medical device includes a retention sheath having a proximal end, a distal end, and an inner lumen extending from the proximal end to the distal end....
8986281 Anti-thrombogenic catheter and method  
A medical catheter assembly is provided including an inner catheter member, where that inner catheter member includes a plurality of inner catheter lumens, and an outer sheath with at least one...
8951241 Prevention of bacterial adherence and growth in an urological implant  
A medical device is disclosed, which comprises a functional unit (C) for permanent or temporary placement in the urogenital tract of a human or animal body. The functional unit has at least one...
8936795 Liquid embolic material including carboxymethyl chitosan crosslinked with carboxymethyl cellulose  
A liquid embolic material may include a mixture of a first solution comprising between about 1.2% and about 2.5% weight per volume (w/v) carboxymethyl chitosan (CCN) in a first solvent and a...
8932270 Variable infusion length catheter and method  
A variable infusion length catheter includes a tube assembly having a plurality of coaxial tubes each with a plurality of side ports formed therein, and having among the tubes a plurality of...
8905962 Artificial blood vessel and access port of artificial blood vessel  
An artificial blood has a trunk portion with both ends connected to blood vessels, and access branch portions and a shunt branch portion branched from the trunk portion. The access branch portions...
8905997 Therapeutic particles suitable for parenteral administration and methods of making and using same  
Disclosed herein are therapeutic compositions for treating and preventing diseases such as neointimal hyperplasia (NIH), where the compositions comprise a therapeutic particle that has a localized...
8900293 Magnetically-controllable delivery system for therapeutic agents  
A magnetic delivery system for delivering a magnetizable particle to a location in a body, the device includes a magnetizable object implanted in the body, wherein the magnetizable object includes...
8894601 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...
8882742 Pressure actuated flow control valve  
A pressure actuated flow control valve for an infusion catheter permits gravity flow of a liquid through the catheter and into a patient while resisting back flow of blood from the patient and...
8870813 Circulatory monitoring systems and methods  
Systems and methods are described for obtaining and acting upon information indicative of circulatory health and related phenomena in human beings or other subjects. Some involve implementing or...
8874237 Delivery catheter including side port and electrodes  
A delivery catheter, including a catheter body, a side port, a first electrode, and a second electrode, is described. The catheter body may comprise a proximal end, a distal end, and a perimeter...
8864742 Catheter locking composition  
The present invention relates to locking compositions, kits containing the locking compositions and methods for maintaining the patency of vascular access devices or intravascular delivery devices...
8864741 Varicose vein treatment  
Methods for treating an undesired varicose or spider vein in a venous system of a patient generally includes substantially emptying the vein of blood between its proximal end and distal end;...
8858622 Devices, systems, and methods for reshaping a heart valve annulus, including the use of magnetic tools  
Implants or systems of implants and methods apply a selected force vector or a selected combination of force vectors within or across the left atrium, which allow mitral valve leaflets to better...
8862204 Reducing mechanical stress on conductors and connection points in a position determinable interventional medical device  
A medical device configured for diagnosis or treatment of tissues within a body is provided. The device includes an elongate, deformable member configured to be received within a lumen in the body...
8852166 Ultrasonic catheter power control  
A method of treating an occlusion at a treatment site within a patient's vasculature comprises providing an ultrasonic catheter. The ultrasonic catheter has a distal region, a proximal region...
8845614 Enhanced ultrasound visualization of intravascular devices  
Methods and devices for providing improved ultrasound visibility of medical devices intended for intravascular use are described. The inclusion of gas/solid boundary regions within a medical...
8845573 Implantable access for removal and/or return of fluids  
Implantable access device for removal and/or return of fluids to a patient, comprising a casing attached to an internal conduit to be connected with a lumen of the patient; a connector attached at...
8840641 Medical device for modification of left atrial appendage and related systems and methods  
Medical devices, systems and methods for modifying a left atrial appendage (“LAA”). In one embodiment, a medical device system includes a jailing member or structure positioned over the ostium of...
8834448 Side port catheter device and method for accessing side branch occlusions  
A medical device and method are provided for accessing a side branch in an artery. The device includes a catheter having a sidewall, an internal lumen, and a side port formed through the sidewall....
8831741 Catheter with deflectable cap  
A catheter system for delivery of a medical implant, the system including a cap removably covering an open distal end of a catheter. An elongate actuator wire is fixedly attached to the cap,...
8821476 Devices, methods and kits for delivery of therapeutic materials to a pancreas  
Devices and methods are described herein for engraftment of stem cells into a pancreas using an endovascular approach. Targeted intra-arterial injection of stem cells selectively in a splenic...
8821473 Methods and compositions to treat myocardial conditions  
Methods, devices, kits and compositions to treat a myocardial infarction. In one embodiment, the method includes the prevention of remodeling of the infarct zone of the ventricle. In other...
8808246 Peripheral blood sampling methods and devices  
Methods and devices are provided for transporting fluid between a body and an external source. More particularly, the methods and devices provided can be used to transport blood from a body. In...
8801691 Delivery and exchange catheter for storing guidewire  
A support catheter for stowing and exchanging guidewires and other working elements comprises a catheter body having a proximal region and a distal region. A single, contiguous lumen is formed...
8795219 System and method for removing blood containing contrast dye  
The system for removing blood containing contrast dye includes an inner catheter having a fixed proximal end and a distal free end, and an outer catheter coaxially disposed around a portion of the...
8790298 Infusion catheter tip for biologics  
A system for moving particles suspended in a first fluid, and for infusing them into the stream of a second fluid, includes a catheter with a multi-lumen distal separator. The separator is formed...
8790329 Pressure activated safety valve with grooved membrane  
A pressure activated valve comprises a valve housing defining a lumen for receiving bodily fluids therein and a flexible membrane disposed in the valve housing. The flexible membrane includes a...
8785382 Lipid therapy  
A method including introducing into a blood stream a delipidated high density lipoprotein (HDL) and a bioactive agent. A composition including a delipidated high density lipoprotein (HDL) and an...
8777927 Apparatus and system for administering medication  
A method and apparatus for administering medication. The method and apparatus includes providing a treatment tube having a wall with an exterior surface and a central lumen. The treatment tube...
8777870 Functional discography catheter  
Catheter devices for diagnosing and treating discogenic pain are provided. The catheter devices comprise a tubular body configured for insertion into an intervertebral disc and a pressure...
8771254 Method of using a syringe  
A device (10,110,210) for the expression of liquids, such as for the maintenance treatment of vascular catheters. A syringe (16; 116a,116b; 216) has a support structure (15,215) and includes at...
8771226 Vena cava filter catheter and method  
A vena cava filter catheter includes a catheter having a lumen disposed therethrough and at least one strand of biocompatible wire. The at least one strand has a first state in which the at least...
8764725 Directional anchoring mechanism, method and applications thereof  
An anchoring mechanism and method for anchoring a device within a biological conduit include an expandable element configured for retaining the device at a desired angle relative to a central axis...
8747454 System for improving cardiac function  
A system for improving cardiac function is provided. A foldable and expandable frame having at least one anchoring formation is attached to an elongate manipulator and placed in a catheter tube...
8738115 Method and apparatus for selective internal radiation therapy planning and implementation  
In a method and system for planning and implementing a selective internal radiation therapy (SIRT), the liver volume and the tumor volume are automatically calculated in a processor by analysis of...
8708995 Methods and kits for volumetric distribution of pharmaceutical agents via the vascular adventitia and microcirculation  
Methods and kits for delivering pharmaceutical agents to the adventitia and other regions outside the external elastic lamina (EEL) surrounding a blood vessel utilize a catheter having a needle....
8703229 Method of making catheters with porous structure for carrying agents  
A method of making catheters is disclosed in which the wall of the catheter has a porous structure for carrying additional agents, such as therapeutic agents, diagnostic agents and/or device...
8690815 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...
8690833 Intravenous catheter and insertion device with reduced blood spatter  
An venous access catheter is combined with a needle, guidewire, and actuator where the needle is disposed coaxially over the guidewire and the catheter is disposed coaxially over the needle. A hub...
8685000 Shape memory system with integrated actuation using embedded particles  
A shape memory material with integrated actuation using embedded particles. One embodiment provides a shape memory material apparatus comprising a shape memory material body and magnetic pieces in...
8684998 Methods for inhibiting renal nerve activity  
Methods and apparatus are provided for thermally-induced renal neuromodulation. Thermally-induced renal neuromodulation may be achieved via direct and/or via indirect application of thermal energy...
8679088 Cranial evacuation system and use thereof  
The present invention relates to a method and device for removing solid matter from a brain and controlling bleeding associated with the removal of the matter. The method involves securing a...
8672920 Devices, systems and methods for acute or chronic delivery of substances or apparatus to extravascular treatment sites  
Methods and apparatus for delivery of substances or apparatus to target sites located outside blood vessel lumens. A penetrating catheter is inserted into a blood vessel lumen and a penetrator is...
8663191 Multi-lumen heat transfer catheter systems  
Heat transfer catheter apparatus and methods of making and using same are disclosed wherein fluid connection means is provided between the distal portions of two adjacent, thin-walled, high...
8647311 Biologics infusion system  
A system for moving particles suspended in a first fluid, and for infusing them into the stream of a second fluid, includes a catheter with a multi-lumen distal tip. The tip is formed with a...