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9028545 Method of delivering a prosthetic heart valve  
A method of delivering a prosthetic heart valve to a native aortic valve is disclosed. The prosthetic heart valve comprises a radially compressible and expandable metallic stent and a flexible...
9011476 Method and apparatus for occluding a physiological opening  
A method and apparatus for suture-less placement of an occluding patch in which release of the device can be accelerated. In one embodiment, an inactive form of an adhesive is applied on the area...
9011410 Spinal multisegmental cell and drug delivery system  
Delivery devices and methods related thereto may be used in humans for spinal delivery of cells, drugs or vectors. The patient population may include patients with spinal traumatic injury,...
8996095 Guide extension catheter  
Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example medical device may include a guide extension catheter. The guide extension catheter may include a push...
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....
8942442 Method and device for aligning a needle  
A method and a device for use in conjunction with an imaging modality (202), for controlling the angular orientation of a needle-shaped object (212) while moving it along a path (214) from a given...
8906013 Control handle for a contact force ablation catheter  
A control handle for a steerable catheter body for navigation of the catheter body through a biological lumen and manipulation at a treatment site. The control handle includes a housing assembly...
8900214 Expandable trans-septal sheath  
Disclosed is an expandable transluminal sheath, for introduction into the body while in a first, low cross-sectional area configuration, and subsequent expansion of at least a part of the distal...
8894614 Devices, systems and methods useable for treating frontal sinusitis  
Devices, systems and methods wherein a dilator, such as a balloon or other expandable member, is positionable within the frontal sinus ostium and adjacent frontal recess and useable to dilate the...
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...
8852258 Catheter assembly with user-assisting handle  
A catheter assembly includes a catheter, including an inner member and a sheath, extending from a handle. The handle includes a housing, a braking assembly, a carriage and a carriage driver. The...
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...
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,...
8801744 Expandable introducer sheath to preserve guidewire access  
An introducer sheath. The introducer sheath includes a tubular body. The tubular body extends from a distal end toward a proximal end. The tubular body includes a lumen. The lumen is defined at...
8801693 Bioimpedance-assisted placement of a medical device  
A system and method for guiding a catheter or other medical device to a desired target destination within the vasculature of a patient via bioimpedance measurements is disclosed. The target...
8784401 Steerable catheter device and method for the chemoembolization and/or embolization of vascular structures, tumours and/or organs  
The steerable catheter comprises a flexible tube, inside of which different conducts are arranged: one or more conducts for drug administration, vacuum conducts associated with different...
8781586 Hemostasis valve and guidewire pacing system  
Systems and methods for temporarily pacing a patient's heart are provided. One system includes a hemostasis valve with an adjustable electrical connection, the adjustable electrical connection...
8777926 Apparatus and methods for dilating and modifying ostia of paranasal sinuses and other intranasel or paranasal structures  
Sinusitis and other disorders of the ear, nose and throat are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches with flexible or rigid instruments. Various methods and devices are used...
8764728 Sacrificial catheter  
A sacrificial catheter assembly and method of use for placing a functional catheter within the body of a patient, such as into the patient's vasculature, is disclosed. In one embodiment, the...
8758325 Rapid exchange catheter  
Thrombectomy catheters are presented that have curved tip portions. A suction lumen extends from at or near the proximal end of the catheter to a suction port at or near the tip portion of the...
8738151 Body portal anchors and systems  
Anchors for securing a therapy device such as a therapy catheter relative to a burr hole, and systems and methods for using the same. Anchors in accordance with embodiments of the present...
8721591 Apparatus and methods for dilating and modifying ostia of paranasal sinuses and other intranasal or paranasal structures  
Sinusitis and other disorders of the ear, nose and throat are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches with flexible or rigid instruments. Various methods and devices are used...
8708954 Agent delivery catheters  
An agent delivery catheter that includes an anti-whipping feature, improved assembly of distal parts and/or accuracy/repeatability of needle delivery to a target tissue. Additional features...
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...
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...
8597275 Methods and apparatus for inserting multi-lumen split-tip catheters into a blood vessel  
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for inserting flexible, multi-lumen catheters into blood vessels, and in particular, for inserting flexible, split-tip catheters into blood vessels. The...
8568373 Medical elongate member housing tool and medical elongate member housing tool assembly  
An elongate member housing tool assembly includes a distal end side tubular member disposed on the distal end side and a proximal end side tubular member disposed on the proximal end side, which...
8556881 Catheter guidance through a calcified aortic valve  
A method of treating a patient with a calcified aortic valve includes introducing a guide wire into a blood vessel. The guide wire is advanced through the aorta to the aortic valve and then...
8532743 Movable magnet for magnetically guided catheter  
A catheter is disclosed having a flexible tubing with a proximal end and a distal end. The catheter comprising at least one movable magnet provided within the distal end of the flexible tubing. A...
8512310 Endovascular devices and methods for exploiting intramural space  
Devices and methods for the treatment of chronic total occlusions are provided. One disclosed embodiment comprises a method of facilitating treatment via a vascular wall defining a vascular lumen...
8486012 Apparatus to prevent reperfusion injury  
Embodiments of a method and apparatus to prevent reperfusion injury. In one embodiment, blood flow proximal to a lesion is occluded. An infusion catheter is advanced to a region distal to the...
8465469 Reinforced catheter and methods of making  
A reinforced catheter having a non-filamentous, seamless metal tube interposed between a polymeric hollow core and a polymeric outer jacket. The metal tube may have a pattern of apertures through...
8454565 Low profile catheter assembly  
A medical catheter assembly includes a catheter hub, an elongate catheter member extending from the catheter hub and having at least one longitudinal lumen for passage of fluids, an extension tube...
8444625 Inventory sparing catheter systems and methods  
Some embodiments relate to a catheter system having a changeable or adjustable working length. The catheter system can comprise a proximal end, a distal end, and a first axial lumen configured to...
8435225 Embolization protection system for vascular procedures  
Apparatus and methods are described for effective removal of emboli or harmful fluids during therapeutic and diagnostic vascular procedures, such as angiography, balloon angioplasty, stent...
8414558 Myocardial injector with spring loaded protective array  
A system is provided for performing injections in the ventricle of a patient. The system includes an injection catheter with a proximal and distal end. Importantly, a flexible array is mounted at...
8399871 Protected control console apparatuses  
An apparatus for control of a procedure, comprising: a communications interface; a control console, wherein the control console is adapted to provide control commands via the communications...
8388680 Methods and devices for catheter advancement and delivery of substances therethrough  
Methods and devices for successively advancing a plurality of catheters over a guide element to a body tissue are described. In some of the methods, the guide element may be attached to the body...
8382714 Rail-guided epidural-spinal needle  
A rail-guided epidural-spinal needle, which includes an epidural needle including a base and a needle shaft connected to the base, the needle shaft having a groove that is formed on an outer...
8382826 Method of delivering a prosthetic heart valve  
A method of delivering a prosthetic heart valve to a native valve site within the human vasculature. The prosthetic valve is disposed on a balloon at the end of a balloon catheter. The balloon...
8372055 Method of using a deflectable subselecting catheter  
A medical device including, e.g., an implantable medical lead or drug pump catheter, a guide member, or a sheath is delivered to a target location within a patient via a catheter capable of...
8366674 Rotate-to-advance catheterization system  
Apparatus for accessing a bodily passageway, the apparatus comprising: a flexible tube having a distal end and a proximal end, a longitudinal axis extending between the distal end and the proximal...
8353893 System and method for rapidly cooling cardiac arrest patient  
A combined occlusion/infusion catheter is placed in the aorta of a cardiac arrest patient to occlude the aorta at a location just above the renal arteries/celiac trunk while rapidly infusing a...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
8172828 Apparatus and methods for dilating and modifying ostia of paranasal sinuses and other intranasal or paranasal structures  
Sinusitis and other disorders of the ear, nose and throat are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches with flexible or rigid instruments. Various methods and devices are used...
8162920 Magnetic navigation of medical devices in magnetic fields  
A method of turning a medical device with the assistance of an externally applied magnetic field, in a direction with a component in a plane perpendicular to the direction of the externally...

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