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9039607 Shaft element for an endoscopic instrument  
A shaft element for an endoscopic instrument includes a first, proximal shaft segment and a second, distal shaft segment, such that the second shaft segment is connected with the first shaft...
9039676 Apparatus and methods for catheter steerability  
A catheter assembly having first and second shaft members that provide stearability for the catheter assembly. The first shaft member has a plurality of longitudinally spaced apart first ring...
9033917 Needle catheter for delivery of agents directly into vessel wall  
A system and method for treating a patient including advancing a catheter into the vasculature of the patient, forcing the catheter to adopt a position in contact with a vessel wall, and causing a...
9033916 Catheter with multi-functional control handle having rotational mechanism  
A catheter for use in a patient's heart, especially for mapping a tubular region of the heart, has a catheter body, a deflectable intermediate section and a distal mapping assembly that has a...
9022977 Method of accessing a renal artery of a patient  
Methods for easy, atraumatic access to areas of the vasculature that are otherwise difficult to access, using steerable guide catheters constructed with components that are selected to provide...
9022976 Push-coil steering mechanism  
A handle assembly is provided for use in navigating a deformable shaft within a body. The assembly includes a first guide member defining first and second linear channels and a second guide member...
9017284 Method of implanting a PFO occluder in a patient  
Methods for easy, atraumatic access to areas of the vasculature that are otherwise difficult to access, using steerable guide catheters constructed with components that are selected to provide...
9011373 Method of accessing a carotid artery of a patient  
Methods for easy, atraumatic access to areas of the vasculature that are otherwise difficult to access, using steerable guide catheters constructed with components that are selected to provide...
9011380 Catheter for introduction of medications to the tissues of a heart or other organ  
A positionable, direct-injection catheter that can access a specific region of the heart or other organ. The catheter is provided with one or two needle shafts, which may be located within...
8998844 Handle extension for an elongate medical device  
A medical device handle assembly can include a modular extension that allows for the addition of any number of connector ports to an existing handle. In an embodiment, such an extension can...
8998845 Deflection mechanism for an elongate medical device  
A deflection mechanism for use in an elongate medical device is presented. The deflection mechanism comprises an actuator. The actuator comprises a rotatable body comprising a channel. The...
8992470 Control mechanism for steerable medical device  
A control mechanism for use with a steerable medical device allows for single-handed operation of at least a distal portion of the medical device. The device can be a catheter or an endoscope, for...
8979740 Bi-directional handle for a catheter  
A steerable catheter or sheath includes a catheter or sheath body defining a longitudinal axis; first and second actuation wires extending from a proximal end of the body; and a control handle...
8979822 Catheter assembly  
A catheter assembly comprises a first catheter including a wall with an inner surface at least partially defining a lumen. A second catheter is connected to the wall of the first catheter and is...
8974408 Robotic catheter system  
A robotic catheter system includes a controller with a master input device. An instrument driver is in communication with the controller and has a guide instrument interface including a plurality...
8961509 Electrophysiology loop catheter  
A catheter including control, localization, and/or fluid delivery features, and methods of using the same. One embodiment is directed to an electrophysiology catheter including a superelastic wire...
8956376 Reentry catheter and method thereof  
The invention generally relates to method and apparatus for crossing an obstruction in a tubular member, and more particularly to a medical device method for crossing of a chronic occlusion in a...
8956322 Steering mechanism for bi-directional catheter  
The present invention provides a bi-directional catheter with nearly double the throw in its catheter tip deflection. In particular, the travel path of each the puller wire includes a U-turn or...
8951231 Aseptic adjustable aspiration catheter device  
An aseptic re-aspiration catheter apparatus for removing body fluids from a human body includes a front connector connected to a guide tube, into which a catheter having a predetermined length is...
8945146 Delivery system assemblies and associated methods for implantable medical devices  
A delivery system assembly includes an outer tube, an inner member, extending within a lumen of the outer tube, and a deflectable shaft, extending within the outer tube lumen and around the inner...
8939960 Steerable guide catheters and methods for their use  
Methods for easy, atraumatic access to areas of the vasculature that are otherwise difficult to access, using steerable guide catheters constructed with components that are selected to provide...
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...
8920369 Steerable delivery sheaths  
Steerable medical delivery devices and their methods of use.
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...
8911362 Endoscope  
An endoscope including a bending operation apparatus including a bending operation mechanism section and a bending portion braking mechanism section in an operation section, the bending operation...
8911397 Steerable sheath handle pulley mechanism  
Various embodiments concern an introducer sheath assembly comprising a tubular sheath member having a deflectable distal end portion and a sheath member lumen, and a handle assembly including a...
8900183 Medical device and guide device therefor  
A guide device including a polymer and/or plastic tube, in particular a tube containing a polysiloxane, through the continuous opening of which a cable which is moveable in the continuous opening...
8894610 Catheter having unirail pullwire architecture  
A steerable catheter comprises a flexible catheter body including a proximal shaft section and a distal articulating section, a proximal steering interface coupled to the proximal shaft section,...
8894619 Indication mechanism for an automatic applicator, particularly for insulin  
The present disclosure concerns an indication mechanism for an automatic applicator, particularly for insulin or other liquid preparations, particularly for multiple injection administration of...
8887716 Supraglottic tube for inserting a larynx mask  
A supraglottic tube is provided, which despite certain softness has high compressive strength in the proximal distal direction and an adjustable radius of curvature. The supraglottic tube includes...
8882705 Steerable catheter with in-plane deflection  
An improved steerable catheter with in-plane deflection comprises a catheter body having proximal and distal ends and a lumen extending therethrough and a tip section at the distal end of the...
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...
8845520 Selective compliance wire actuated mobile platform, particularly for endoscopic surgical devices  
A wire-operated selective compliance mobile platform (100), in particular for endoscopic surgery devices, obtains a perfect and precise mobility and thus it allows to handle, in the most effective...
8827981 Steerable vertebroplasty system with cavity creation element  
Methods and devices for augmenting bone, such as in performing vertebroplasty are disclosed. A bone cement injection needle is provided, having a laterally deflectable distal end. The distal end...
8827948 Steerable catheters  
Medical devices having an elongated steerable member are described herein. In one embodiment, a device includes an elongated body having a proximal section, a distal section, and a working lumen...
8827949 Steerable device and system  
A system includes a steerable device, such as a sheath or shaft, having proximal and distal ends. The steerable device includes an elongated body having a proximal section, a steering section, and...
8814825 Deflectable catheter shaft section, catheter incorporating same, and method of manufacturing same  
A deflectable catheter shaft section is disclosed comprising an elongated body extending along a longitudinal axis and comprising a distal end and a proximal end; and a plurality of lumens...
8814824 Steerable short sheath access device  
The present invention relates to steerable access sheath assembly (12). Moreover, the present invention relates to a steerable short sheath access device (10) for use in epicardial procedures....
8801661 Robotic catheter system and methods  
The apparatus of one embodiment of the present invention is comprised of a flexible sheath instrument, a flexible guide instrument, and a tool. The flexible sheath instrument comprises a first...
8792962 Catheter with single axial sensors  
A catheter has single axis sensors mounted directly along a portion of the catheter whose position/location is of interest. The magnetic based, single axis sensors are on a linear or nonlinear...
8784414 Preshaped localization catheter, system, and method for graphically reconstructing pulmonary vein ostia  
Catheters, systems, and methods are provided for performing medical procedures, such as tissue ablation, adjacent the ostia of anatomical vessels, such as pulmonary veins. The catheter comprises...
8784299 Operation mechanism, endoscope apparatus, and guide catheter  
An operation mechanism includes: a longitudinal member having a channel; a subject operation section provided at a distal end side of the member; an operation section provided at a proximal end...
8777898 Medical devices having releasable coupling  
This invention is directed to a medical device with a handle and a catheter. The handle can include a body having a proximal end and a distal end, an actuator moveably coupled to the body, and a...
8771224 Shape-transferring cannula system and method of use  
The present invention is directed to a novel shape-transferring cannula system, which provides access to tortuous and unsupported paths. The shape-transferring cannula system and method enables...
8764746 Steerable ablation device  
The invention relates to a flexible assembly for use in a region of a medical or surgical device. In preferred embodiments, the flexible region comprises a set of pull wires for controllably...
8753312 Inner and outer telescoping catheter delivery system  
A catheter assembly employs an outer catheter with a pre-formed distal end and an open lumen. An inner catheter having an open lumen and a pre-formed distal end is movably disposed within the...
8747350 Steerable catheter with rapid exchange lumen  
A medical device for advancement over a guidewire includes a number of lumens therein including a working channel lumen, one or more control wire lumens, and a guidewire lumen. A flexible support...
8747386 Anastomosis device and related methods  
An anastomosis device that includes a catheter body is provided. A distal end portion of the catheter can include a spring device to prevent the formation of blood clots and to improve the flow of...
8747351 Catheter with multi-functional control handle having linear mechanism  
A catheter for use in a patient's heart, especially for mapping a tubular region of the heart, has a catheter body, a deflectable intermediate section and a distal a mapping assembly that has a...
8747352 Balloon deflection  
A medical device having enhanced steerability for navigation through a patient's vasculature and for positioning the device for performing a medical procedure, such as pulmonary vein isolation....

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