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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...
9011896 Coating formulations for scoring or cutting balloon catheters  
The present invention is related to scoring or cutting balloon catheters carrying at least on a portion of their surface at least one oxidation-insensitive drug or oxidation-insensitive...
8999472 Tubular conduit  
A tubular conduit is disclosed. The tubular conduit comprises a tubular portion made from a flexible material and an axially extending external helical formation located around the outside of the...
8992507 Bayonet luer lock connection for an insulin pump  
A connection including a first closure component including a first adapter and a fitting element which is able to move relative to the first adapter and an elastic or resilient element which...
8979736 Treatment endoscope  
A treatment endoscope includes that a body cavity insertion portion which includes a main body distal hard portion, and a main body curving portion provided to a proximal side of the main body...
8973239 Catheter having an ultra soft tip and methods for making the same  
An intravascular balloon catheter having an ultra soft tip. The catheter includes a braided reinforcement member extending substantially the length of the elongate shaft. A balloon is disposed at...
8974434 System for anchoring medical devices  
Some embodiments of a medical device anchor system include an anchor device that receives a catheter (or other medical instrument) and secures the catheter in place relative to a skin penetration...
8939931 Intravascular access catheter  
Disclosed is an access catheter, having a distal segment which is moveable from a reduced outside diameter for positioning at a target site, and an enlarged outside diameter to create an enlarged...
8936589 Rotational atherectomy device with fluid inflatable support elements and distal protection capability  
A rotational atherectomy device for abrading a stenotic lesion from a vessel of a patient comprises a flexible drive shaft which extends towards a distal end of the device, a distal fluid...
8936581 Catheter having a spiral slit  
A catheter having a catheter body with a lumen and a distal lumen opening. The catheter's lumen extends through the catheter body along a longitudinal axis of the catheter body. A spiral slit is...
8931637 Medical lumen access device assembly including medical lumen access device holder and method of use  
A medical lumen access device assembly includes a medical lumen access device holder including an elongate tube defining a lumen extending from a proximal opening of the elongate tube to a distal...
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...
8920404 Reduction of recirculation in catheters  
A catheter tip designed to reduce the outflow velocity and/or directional momentum of fluid being infused by a catheter having such a tip. In one variation, a plurality of channels is provided at...
8920402 Thrombectomy and soft debris removal device  
A device suitable for removing material from a living being is provided, featuring at least an aspiration pump, powered by a motor. The aspiration pump and any optional infusate pump preferably...
8920403 Catheter with biologic adhesive injection ports and method of injecting biologic adhesive therewith  
A catheter and method for draining a bladder and injecting a two part biologic adhesive is provided. The catheter has a tubular body extending between proximal and distal ends. A balloon is...
8911382 Catheter with pull wire measurement feature  
An apparatus for determining a length of a portion of a steering wire disposed within a bendable medical device includes an electrical contact slidably coupled with a steering wire, an electrical...
8906364 Antimicrobial compositions and uses thereof  
The present invention provides compositions for preventing growth and proliferation of biofilm embedded microorganisms on devices comprising: (a) a cationic polypeptide and (b) a bis-guanide or a...
8905998 Catheter tunneler adapter and methods of assembly to a catheter and use  
A catheter tunneling adapter including a generally elongated body having a proximal end, a distal end and a through passageway. The proximal end of the adapter is connectable both to a proximal...
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...
8876796 Method of accessing the left common carotid artery  
Single filter and multi-filter endolumenal methods and systems for filtering fluids within the body. In some embodiments a blood filtering system captures and removes particulates dislodged or...
8870848 System and method for delivery of biologic agents  
A delivery system for delivering a therapeutic agent to a patient includes a catheter, a stop feature, a container and a bar. The catheter has a proximal end and a distal end and includes a body...
8863746 Device and method for placing within a patient an enteral tube after endotracheal intubation  
The present invention is directed to a novel device and method for providing a disposable endotracheal intubation device for use with an auxiliary passageway serving as a guide for the placement...
8858529 Catheter shaft with improved manifold bond  
A catheter shaft with an improved manifold bond and methods for making and using the same. The catheter shaft may include a sleeve disposed, for example, near its proximal end. The sleeve may...
8858528 Articulating cannula access device  
Devices and methods are disclosed for less invasive surgery. More particularly, methods and devices described herein permit improved access within a body cavity when performing a minimally...
8858495 Five degree of freedom ultrasound catheter and catheter control handle  
Catheter ultrasound systems including a sheath, a handle, a sheath lumen, and an ultrasound catheter disposed within the lumen of the sheath with ultrasound elements capable of visualizing...
8858527 Catheter having denatured part for contact with body  
It is an object of the present invention to provide a catheter, whereby a tunnel infection route is closed such that infection can be prevented, by improving adhesiveness between a medical...
8852082 Stimulation of penis erection  
A penis erection stimulation system comprises a fully implantable drug delivery device for delivering a drug in relation to a penis to achieve erection of the penis. The drug delivery device may...
8852125 Male connector  
A male connector for a sensor guide wire for intravascular measurements of physiological variables in a living body, and a method for producing said male connector. The male connector comprises a...
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....
8828546 Coated medical device  
The invention relates to an article comprising a coating, which coating comprises at least two layers, of which the inner layer is a primer layer, comprising a supporting network comprising a...
8827926 Guide wire  
A guide wire includes an elongated wire body and a radiopaque part capable of forming an X-ray image and located at the distal end portion of the wire body. The radiopaque part has a radiopaque...
8831707 Tip deflecting puncture needle  
A method of puncturing an interatrial septum between a right atrium and a left atrium may include introducing a distal end of a catheter endoluminally into the right atrium. The method also may...
8827982 Pre-formed delivery catheters  
A delivery catheter includes a pre-formed and resilient heart-wrapping segment. The segment may have a relaxed span that allows the segment to wrap around a left side of a heart from an anterior...
8821477 Alternative micromachined structures  
Medical devices and methods for making and using the same. An example medical device may include an elongate core member and a tubular member disposed about a portion of the core member. The...
8814849 Infusion check valve for medical devices  
An intravascular valve assembly having a valve case and a flexible pressure-actuated flow control valve. The valve case includes attached proximal and distal case portions that present respective...
8814847 Delivery system for percutaneous placement of a medical device and method of use thereof  
A delivery system for implanting a medical device into the body of a patient or subject and a method of use thereof. The delivery system includes a delivery catheter having a catheter lumen and an...
8808272 Biocompatible medical devices  
A modified medical device for delivery of a pharmaceutically active material is described. The present inventors have found that many conventional medical devices contain a metallic or polymeric...
8801695 Tracheostomy tube connector key system  
A tracheostomy tube is provided. The tracheostomy tube includes an outer cannula that comprises an outer cannula connector comprising a first keying feature. The tracheostomy tube further...
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...
8795254 Medical devices with a slotted tubular member having improved stress distribution  
Medical devices and methods for making and using the same. A medical device may include an elongate tubular member. The tubular member may include a first circumferential tube segment, a second...
8795253 Bi-directional perfusion cannula  
A bi-directional perfusion cannula is provided that includes an elongate tube for insertion into an artery. The elongate tube has a first aperture at a distal end of the tube which is forward...
8795288 Access device  
A device for providing access to a treatment site within the body of a patient includes a tubular member having a first, generally elongated configuration for introduction into the body of the...
8790586 Molecular exchange device  
The present application relates to a molecular exchange device (1) for use with an analysis and control apparatus and a method of manufacturing a molecular exchange device. The molecular exchange...
8790387 Expandable sheath for introducing an endovascular delivery device into a body  
Embodiments of an expandable sheath can be used in conjunction with a catheter assembly to introduce a prosthetic device, such as a heart valve, into a patient. Such embodiments can minimize...
8784402 Catheters with fluoropolymer additives  
The present invention provides catheter compositions that provide anti-thrombogenic properties while not adversely impacting mechanical properties. All embodiments of the present invention...
8784379 Fixing device and catheter set  
A catheter set includes a catheter and a fixing device. The fixing device includes a tubular member which is formed in such a way as to increase or decrease in diameter under axial extension or...
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...
8771217 Shunt device and method for treating ocular disorders  
Shunt devices and a method for continuously decompressing elevated intraocular pressure in eyes affected by glaucoma by diverting excess aqueous humor from the anterior chamber of the eye into...
8764700 Sheath for use with an ultrasound element  
An apparatus for delivering ultrasound energy and a drug solution to a treatment site in a vessel is disclosed. The apparatus includes an elongate, hollow sheath having a distal opening and an...
8756789 Method of manufacturing a catheter assembly  
A catheter assembly includes a catheter having a proximal end and a distal end; an expandable device releasably attached to the catheter near the distal end; a generally tubular constraining...