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9039680 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....
9022973 Integrated intra-dermal delivery, diagnostic and communication system  
In one embodiment, an IDDC system utilizes an intelligent therapeutic agent delivery system comprised of one, but more likely an array of “cells” containing therapeutic agent(s) and/or diagnostic...
9017312 Implantable device for controlled drug delivery  
Implantable devices and methods for delivery of lidocaine or other drugs to a patient are provided. In one embodiment, the device includes a first drug portion which has a first drug housing which...
9011361 Lacrimal implant detection  
This document discusses, among other things, an apparatus comprising a lacrimal implant insertable at least partially into a lacrimal punctum. The lacrimal implant comprises an implant core, and...
9011376 Drug delivery device with electrically controlled volume changing means  
The present invention provides a drug delivery device comprising a drug reservoir chamber (15) containing a substance (16) to be delivered in fluid connection with a drug administration means (17)...
9005187 Method and apparatus for improving local hypoxicity for enhanced therapy  
An implantable oxygen generator system is disclosed. The implantable oxygen generator system includes a receiver configured to generate an electrical current, and an electrode set configured to...
9005185 Nanochanneled device and related methods  
A capsule configured for in vivo refilling of a therapeutic agent. In certain embodiments, the capsule may contain methotrexate.
8998885 System and method for intraparenchymal drug infusion  
A system for performing an intraparenchymal drug infusion including a pump device, a delivery tube, a sensor, and a processor. The tube is fluidly coupled to the pump device, establishing an...
8979825 Implantable fluid delivery device including gas chamber pressure sensor  
An implantable medical device is configured with a pressure sensor arranged within the device to reliably and accurately measure the pressure within a propellant gas chamber at least partially...
8971958 Web-enabled portable medical device  
A portable personal medical device, e.g., a wearable insulin pump, is provided with a web server and is controllable over a network by a browser equipped client, thereby enabling comprehensive and...
8961461 Multi-state alarm system for a medical pump  
An alarm system (52) for a medical pump (50) associated with delivering a fluid (54) to a patient in connection with treatment of the patient is provided. The alarm system (52) comprises an alarm...
8956379 Medical oscillating compliance devices and uses thereof  
The present invention relates to devices and systems that alter intracranial compliance, cerebral blood flow and/or intracranial pressure pulsatility/waveform by oscillating the contraction and...
8951242 Bacterium-based microrobot including magnetic particles  
Provided is a bacterium-based microrobot, wherein bacteria are attached to a part of a surface of a microstructure including at least one or more magnetic particle, for actuating a bacterium-based...
8936590 Acoustically controlled reaction device  
Embodiments of a system including a remotely controlled reaction device and associated controller are described. Methods of use and control of the device are also disclosed. According to various...
8936579 Valves, valved fluid transfer devices and ambulatory infusion devices including the same  
A fluid transfer device with a fluid transfer device housing, including a bore and a valve seat that extends around the bore, configured to be carried within the implantable medical device, a...
8936580 Valves, valved fluid transfer devices and ambulatory infusion devices including the same  
An implantable medical device with a reservoir including a movable reservoir member, a fill port in fluid communication with the reservoir, and a valve that includes a housing including an opening...
8932253 Medication infusion device using negatively biased ambient pressure medication chamber  
A method and apparatus for infusing medication into a patient's body using a medication chamber referenced to ambient pressure. The apparatus includes a medication chamber enclosed by a peripheral...
8924023 Evaluating dosing from an implantable infusion device  
A method for evaluating dosing from an implanted infusion system that includes receiving input regarding the identity of a therapeutic agent into an external device. The method further includes...
8920405 Stimulation of penis erection  
A penis erection stimulation system comprises one or more infusion needles disposed within and implanted along with one or more housings adjacent the patient's left and right corpora cavernosa. A...
8920376 Fill-status sensors for drug pump devices  
The filling status of a drug reservoir in a drug pump devices may be determined with mechanical and/or magnetic position sensor associated with a reservoir boundary.
8915904 Implantable device with conforming telemetry coil and methods of making same  
A spiral-coil antenna conforming to a non-planar contour is deployed, in various embodiments, in an implantable device for controllably ejecting fluid into an anatomic region. The antenna...
8911425 Electronic pill comprising a medicine reservoir  
Electronic pill (1, 11) comprising at least one medicine reservoir (2, 12) with a solid powder or granulate medicine, a discharge opening (3, 13) and an actuator responsive to control circuitry...
8911427 Therapeutic agent reservoir delivery system  
A therapeutic agent reservoir comprises a reservoir body comprising a polymer and a therapeutic agent mixed within the polymer, and an outer coating enclosing the reservoir body, wherein at least...
8906000 Injectable controlled release fluid delivery system  
Embodiments of a material delivery device including a deformable reservoir and associated controllable output mechanism are described. Methods of use and control of the device are also disclosed....
8900218 Infusion of drugs  
An at least partly implantable system for injecting a substance into a patient's body, in particular a penis erection stimulation system, comprises an infusion device (11) adapted for implantation...
8894602 Punctal plugs with directional release  
Disclosed are lacrimal inserts and their method of use for delivery of medication to the eye. The plug includes a body portion sized to pass through a lacrimal punctum and be positioned within a...
8888745 Applicator for inserting an implant  
The invention pertains to an applicator (1) for inserting an implant, in particular a rod-like implant (2) containing an active substance, under the skin of a human or animal, comprising a housing...
8882748 Transmucosal drug delivery device and method including chemical permeation enhancers  
Devices and methods are provided for transmucosal drug delivery. The transmucosal drug delivery device may include a housing configured for intralumenal deployment, such as intravaginally, into a...
8876802 Methods and devices for programmable delivery of microdoses of liquid drugs  
Devices of this invention include replaceable cartridges for delivery of doses of fluids. Cartridges having a fluid supply reservoir comprising an expandable element are designed to be connected...
8852151 Swallowable drug delivery device and method of delivery  
Embodiments of the invention provide swallowable devices, preparations and methods for delivering drugs and other therapeutic agents within the GI tract. Some embodiments provide a swallowable...
8852160 Venous access port with molded and/or radiopaque indicia  
A venous access port assembly having a housing base, a flange, and a septum. The housing base defines an interior reservoir. The flange includes integrally molded X-ray discernable indicia...
8852173 Methods and systems for providing therapies into the pericardial space  
Methods and systems for transvenously accessing the pericardial space via the vascular system and atrial wall, particularly through the superior vena cava and right atrial wall, to deliver a...
8834454 Drug delivery device  
The present application provides a drug-delivery device comprising a drug reservoir chamber 16, containing a substance to be delivered, in fluid connection with a drug administration means 18, and...
8827987 Percutaneous drug delivery apparatus  
An implantable percutaneous fluid delivery device is described that includes a subcutaneous base portion having one or more ports for supplying fluid to one or more implanted catheter devices and...
8827986 Remotely activated piezoelectric pump for delivery of biological agents to the intervertebral disc and spine  
A remotely activated piezoelectric pump for delivery of biological agents to the intervertebral disc and spine in order to achieve spinal fusion. A spinal pump is implanted on the vertebrae of a...
8821431 Air gap for supporting cells  
Apparatus is provided including a housing, configured for insertion into a body of a subject, one or more oxygen reservoirs disposed within the housing, at least one layer of functional cells,...
8814822 Reciprocating delivery of fluids to the body with analyte concentration monitoring  
A volume of an analyte-enriched fluid can be withdrawn out of a user's subcutaneous compartment using a patch unit that includes a reversible pumping mechanism. The volume can be withdrawn out of...
8808243 Implantable infusion device with multiple controllable fluid outlets  
An implantable infusion system includes at least two controllable fluid transfer devices that may be used to transfer different fluid flows to the same or different body sites.
8810394 Reservoir monitoring for implantable fluid delivery devices  
A number of parameters related to the operation of a fluid delivery device are determined based on a pressure within the device sensed using a pressure sensor. In one example, the volume of...
8808271 Medical or veterinary digestive tract utilization systems and methods  
Systems and methods are described for implementing or deploying medical or veterinary utility modules comprising a first module operable in a digestive or respiratory tract to engage a second...
8802183 Communication system with enhanced partial power source and method of manufacturing same  
The system of the present invention includes a conductive element, an electronic component, and a partial power source in the form of dissimilar materials. Upon contact with a conducting fluid, a...
8795260 Refill of implantable fluid delivery devices based on therapeutic fluid expiration  
An expiration time of a therapeutic fluid delivered by an implantable fluid delivery device is employed to calculate a fill volume and determine a refill interval for the fluid. The expiration...
8790288 Arteriovenous access valve system and process  
An arteriovenous graft system is described. The arteriovenous graft system includes an arteriovenous graft that is well suited for use during hemodialysis. In order to minimize or prevent arterial...
8784308 Integrated ingestible event marker system with pharmaceutical product  
A system and method are provided for securing an ingestible electronic device to a pharmaceutical product without damaging the ingestible electronic device. The product includes the ingestible...
8758330 Device for actively removing a target cell from blood or lymph of a vertebrate subject  
Devices, systems, and methods are described herein for controlling the level of one or more target cell types in the blood fluid and/or lymph fluid of a vertebrate subject. Devices and systems are...
8753331 Adjustable valve setting with motor control  
An implantable medical device is disclosed that includes a valve body and a valve rotor adjustable with respect to the valve body. A tool can be utilized to determine and control a position of the...
8747390 Drug delivery apparatus and method for automatically reducing drug dosage  
A drug delivery device which includes a fluid drug reservoir, a catheter, a controllable fluid transfer device, e.g., a pump mechanism or valve, and a drug delivery control means. The drug...
8747391 Implantable pump with reservoir level detector  
An implantable pump includes a base plate and a can that are parts of the pump housing. The base plate bottom divides the housing into a first electronics chamber and a second chamber. A bellows...
8750988 Hydrogel-filled drug delivery reservoirs  
A cochlear implant electrode includes an implantable electrode carrier having an outer surface with electrode contacts for electrically stimulating nerve tissue of the inner ear of a patient. A...
8747389 Systems for treating disorders of the ear, nose and throat  
Devices, systems and methods useable for dilating the ostia of paranasal sinuses and/or other passageways within the ear, nose or throat. A dilation catheter device and system is constructed in a...