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9101430 Double threaded guidance or stiffening wire for multiple use vertebral augmentation (VA) balloon  
A catheter device that includes a double-threaded guidance wire that allows multiple use of a compliant cavity creation device (i.e., treatment of more than one level). The double-threaded...
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....
9039658 Medical catheter assembly including a balloon bolster  
A medical catheter assembly including either a reinforced balloon bolster or the combination of a balloon bolster and a wire-basket bolster. According to one embodiment, the medical catheter...
9033918 Polyamide/polyvinylpyrrolidone (PA/PVP) polymer mixture as catheter material  
An embodiment of the present invention relates to a catheter comprising a dilatable balloon, characterized in that the primary balloon wall is produced from a material that comprises or consists...
9027389 Fluid control system for a medical device  
The present invention provides a medical device having an elongate body with both a proximal end and a distal end, wherein the elongate body defines an intake lumen and an exhaust lumen. The...
9023075 Devices, systems, and methods for lead delivery  
Devices, systems, and methods for lead delivery. In at least one exemplary embodiment of a catheter for delivering a lead within a mammalian body of the present disclosure, the catheter comprises...
9023077 Embolic filter frame having looped support strut elements  
An improved embolic filter frame is provided. The filter frame provides enhanced longitudinal compliance, improved sealing, low profile delivery, and short deployed length. The looped support...
9011431 Electrical ablation devices  
An electrical ablation apparatus comprises first and second electrodes. Each electrode comprises a first end configured to couple an energy source and a second end configured to couple to a tissue...
9011512 Large vessel closure device and method  
A low profile stent device consisting of a stent plus an optional covering is placed percutaneously into a blood vessel to provide vascular closure to a nearby large diameter arteriotomy site. A...
9011486 Systems for venous occlusion for the treatment of venous insufficiency  
Methods, devices and systems are described for treating venous insufficiency in which the vein is compressed at least partially along a treatment zone. A system can be provided including an...
9011314 System and method for implanting a catheter  
A system for implanting a catheter in a urethra. The system includes a catheter having a valve disposed at a distal portion of the catheter. The valve may be operable in response to an external...
9005163 Balloon catheter with external delivery tube  
A balloon catheter having a shaft, a balloon, and an external delivery tube, as well as methods of use thereof. In one example, the balloon catheter is an agent delivery catheter including a...
8992508 Coupling device  
A coupling device for connecting two ends of respective tubular members, allow the opening and the closing of a first tubular member and the simultaneous engagement of the two tubular members, as...
8986340 Frontal sinus dilation catheter  
A balloon dilation catheter includes a substantially rigid inner guide member and a movable shaft coupled to a balloon that is slidably mounted on the substantially rigid inner guide member. To...
8986339 Method of reducing rigidity of angioplasty balloon sections  
A dilatation balloon is fabricated according to a process that forms cavities and indentations in the balloon and/or catheter sections. A length of tubing is axially elongated and radially...
8974426 Method of thermal treatment of a thermally responsive material of medical devices  
The present invention relates to a method of thermal treatment of thermally responsive material wherein areas in or on the material to be thermally treated are defined and thermal energy is...
8974409 Occlusion catheter having compliant balloon for use with complex vasculature  
A catheter used for treatment of complex vasculature, such as a bifurcated aneurysm, is provided with an inflatable balloon at a distal portion thereof. The shape, location and material of the...
8974520 Method for producing a bioactive surface on the balloon of a balloon catheter  
The invention relates to a method for producing a bioactive surface on the balloon (3) of a balloon catheter (1). According to said method, the surface of the balloon (3) is at least partially...
8968511 Medical device and technique for using the same  
An inflatable balloon cuff may be adapted to seal a patient's trachea when associated with an endotracheal tube. These cuffs may include indicia that facilitate attachment of the cuff relative to...
8968239 Catheter device for the dynamic regulation of the venous return to the heart for the treatment of patients with heart failure  
This invention relates to a method that comprises the introduction of a catheter via left subclavian vein, advancing into the right atrium and then positioning it in the inferior vena cava, just...
8961849 Non-compliant medical balloon having an integral woven fabric layer  
A non-compliant medical balloon may be changed from a deflated state to an inflated state by increasing pressure within the balloon. The non-compliant medical balloon is composed of a woven fabric...
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...
8951225 Catheters with non-removable guide members useable for treatment of sinusitis  
Balloon catheter, guide catheter and method for dilating openings in paranasal sinuses. A non-removable guide member (e.g., guidewire) extends from the distal end of the balloon catheter. The...
8945047 Traction balloon  
Balloon catheters and methods of making and using the same. A balloon catheter may include a catheter shaft and a balloon coupled thereto. A traction member may be coupled to the balloon catheter...
8940010 Catheter with a polymide distal tip  
A catheter having an elongated shaft which has a multilayered distal tip with a first layer formed of a polyimide first material and a second layer formed of a polymeric second material. In one...
8939962 System and method for urinary catheterization  
The embodiments herein provide an atraumatic urinary catheter. The atraumatic urinary catheter has a first tubule, a second tubule and a third tubule. The first tubule is provided with a first...
8939895 Self-centralizing inflatable balloon  
An apparatus is presented for use with a biologically-compatible-fluid pressure source. The apparatus comprises an elongated carrier defining a fluid passageway and adapted to be inserted through...
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...
8936567 Balloon bifurcated lumen treatment  
Balloon systems for treating bifurcated lumens include desirable burst and folding characteristics. In some cases, the balloon systems can be formed by varying the wall thickness of a balloon parison.
8932326 Method and apparatus for repairing vascular abnormalities and/or other body lumen abnormalities using an endoluminal approach and a flowable forming material  
Apparatus and method for repairing an abnormality in the wall of a body lumen, the method comprising isolating the abnormality in the wall of the body lumen from flow in the body lumen;...
8932251 Biopsy spacer device and method of operation  
A breast cavity spacer device, such as for use with a percutaneous lumpectomy, is provided. The device includes a body having a projection on one end. The body has a bore extending there through....
8926508 Access assembly with dual anchor and seal capabilities  
A cannula assembly includes a cannula adapted for insertion within tissue and having a longitudinal passage extending along a longitudinal axis of the cannula for passage of a surgical instrument....
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...
8911398 Catheter including a bare metal hypotube  
Catheter and methods for designing, making, and using catheters are disclosed. An example catheter is a balloon catheter. The balloon catheter may include a proximal shaft. The proximal shaft may...
8911399 Weeping balloon catheter  
Balloon catheters, and methods of treatment therewith, are provided including an inflatable first balloon at least partially enclosed by an expandable second balloon that has holes. The annular...
8905967 Catheter having a readily bondable multilayer soft tip  
A balloon catheter having a soft distal tip member having a non-tacky inner (liner) layer material and a soft flexible outer layer material, with both materials being readily thermally bondable to...
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...
8900184 Device for stool drainage  
The invention is directed to a device for sealing a natural or artificial opening of the large intestine, or the rectum, of a patient, and for occluding same, and/or for removing stool therefrom,...
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...
8895056 Regional delivery of therapeutic agents for the treatment of vascular diseases  
The present invention relates to the regional delivery of therapeutic agents for the treatment of vascular diseases wherein regional delivery refers to delivery of a therapeutically effective...
8892182 Double balloon isolation catheters and methods therefor  
A system for examining a colon includes a catheter, such as a rectal catheter, having a proximal end, a distal end, and a central lumen extending from the proximal end to the distal end of the...
8888805 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Catheter with a polymide distal tip
 
A catheter having an elongated shaft which has a multilayered distal tip with a first layer formed of a polyimide first material and a second layer formed of a polymeric second material. In one...
8876804 Ablation device  
An ablation device comprises a balloon having an open proximal end and a closed distal end. A cylindrical tube extends into the balloon through the proximal end. An end support member is...
8870819 Method for a central venous line catheter having a temperature control system  
A kit of parts comprises a system and instructions for use for controlling patient temperature which uses a central venous line catheter having a heat exchange element. The central venous line...
8870852 Medical device for providing port-like access to a mammalian urinary bladder and methods of inserting and utilizing the same  
A medical device for providing direct port-like endoscopic access to the urinary bladder of a patient and a method of utilizing and inserting the medical device. The medical device can include a...
8864703 Drug introduction and placement system  
A drug introduction sleeve is disclosed that includes a selectively expandable body portion. The body portion is defined by a first open end and a second open end. A hollow interior is formed...
8852142 Needleless injection device components, systems, and methods  
Described are needleless injection systems and methods that involve features including one or more of a tissue tensioner and a fitting for attaching to a distal end of a shaft, exemplary...
8845618 Anti-clog suction tip apparatus and method  
An anti-clog suction tip apparatus includes a suction tip having a suction opening and an interior defining a suction channel. An ejection wire channel extends to a wire exit opening into the...
8845581 Medical balloon deflation  
Medical balloons are energetically treated to form regions that facilitate deflation to a desirable configuration.
8845672 Balloon system and methods for treating obesity  
A medical system for the treatment of morbid obesity comprising an inflatable balloon implanted in a gastric cavity, a percutaneous fillant delivery tube and a control module connected to the tube...