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8870904 Access sealing apparatus and method  
A surgical access device includes a seal housing and a roller disposed in the housing and defining a working channel. The roller may be stationary or movable within the seal housing to form both a...
8870872 Impact-driven intraosseous needle  
An apparatus for penetrating a bone marrow of a bone is provided. The apparatus includes a housing comprising a handle and a trigger mechanism, a spring-loaded assembly comprising a rod and a...
8870845 Method for alleviating condition of spinal canal stenosis by local administration of medicine  
Disclosed herein is a method for alleviating the condition of spinal canal stenosis, including: transluminally placing a catheter in a lumbar artery, iliolumbar artery or lateral sacral artery at...
8870808 Pyloric valve devices and methods  
A pyloric valve is provided for inhibiting the flow of chyme through the pyloric region of the gastrointestinal tract. The pyloric valve includes a blocking portion having at least one...
8871434 Red blood cell storage medium for extended storage  
Synthetic aqueous storage solutions are disclosed for use in the processing and the storing of red blood cells prepared from whole blood including cells derived from whole blood held for an...
8870835 Needle safety device for medical devices  
A needle safety device for a medical device, in particular for an IV catheter assembly, being movably arranged on the needle comprising: a first part made of a suitable plastic material; a second...
8870804 Blood treatment apparatus and method  
A proposed blood treatment apparatus includes a blood treatment unit, at least one fluid pump and at least one blood pump. The fluid pumps are configured to pass blood treatment fluid through the...
8870807 Gastro-intestinal compression device  
Devices, methods, and systems for treating Type-2 Diabetes and/or obesity by facilitating the delivery of under-digested nutrients within the gastro-intestinal tract without substantial tissue...
8870102 Electrospraying devices and methods  
An electrospray head for use in an electrospraying apparatus comprises a body with an internal surface defining a conduit having an inlet for receiving a fluid to be sprayed and an outlet for...
8870809 Implantable hydrocephalus shunt system  
An implantable hydrocephalus shunt system. The abstract of the disclosure is submitted herewith as required by 37 C.F.R. §1.72(b). As stated in 37 C.F.R. §1.72(b): A brief abstract of the t...
8870821 Device for tissue injection  
A system for administering an injection is described. The invention consists of an adhesive patch with an integrated injector that controllably insets an injection needle and delivers the...
8870817 Methods of using an adjustable variable stiffness medical device  
A transluminal device may include an elongate section extending between a proximal end and a distal end of the device. The elongate section may be configured to be inserted into a body cavity. The...
8870865 Medical tool for reduced penetration force with feedback means  
A medical device for reducing the force necessary to penetrate living being tissue using a variety of reciprocating motion actuators, including piezoelectric, voice coil, solenoids, pneumatics or...
8870836 Method and device for delivering medicine to bone  
A system for communicating fluid to or from a bone includes an insert. The insert includes a shaft extending between proximal and distal ends of the insert, a fenestration, and an expandable...
8870812 Dialysis system having video display with ambient light adjustment  
A medical therapy machine includes: an enclosure; a medical therapy machine component located inside the enclosure; a video monitor supported by the enclosure and displaying at least one of...
8870813 Circulatory monitoring systems and methods  
Systems and methods are described for obtaining and acting upon information indicative of circulatory health and related phenomena in human beings or other subjects. Some involve implementing or...
8870834 Controlled flow administration set  
A flow control device (10) includes a connector (12) defining a first receiving formation (14) for receiving a first conduit, a second receiving formation (18) for receiving a second conduit and a...
8870830 Administration device comprising indication unit and method for setting a dose  
An administration device for the administration of a liquid drug in adjustable doses may comprise an injection unit and an electronic indication unit. The injection unit may comprise a dosing...
8870816 Device for treating hardened lesions  
A balloon catheter is provided that may be used to dilate hardened regions of a stenosis on a vessel wall. The balloon catheter is provided with cutting elements that extend along a surface of a...
8870839 Disposable article including a nanostructure forming material  
A disposable treatment article or disposable cleaning article that includes a hydrophobic nanoporous material. The disposable treatment or cleaning article is configured to contact and apply the...
8870818 Systems and methods for alignment and detection of a consumable component  
Systems and methods for alignment and detection of a consumable component are disclosed herein. For example, a method for determining if a consumable component is coupled to a durable component to...
8870768 Wireless flow sensor methods  
Devices and methods useful for non-invasively measuring and indicating a rate of fluid flow are disclosed. In one embodiment, a sensor housing adapted to received fluid flow therethrough is...
8870815 Steering system and a catcher system  
A steering system (30) comprises two radially oppositely arranged drive wheels (1; 3) for steering a tubular object (5) positioned between the drive wheels (1; 3). The drive wheels (1; 3) each have...
8870854 Release device for detaching a medical implant from an insertion device and an insertion device comprising a release device  
A release device (100) and an insertion device (110) having such a release device (100) for detaching a medical implant from an insertion device (110), in which the implant can be released by way...
8870822 Insertion device for insertion heads and infusion sets  
An insertion device for applying an infusion set to the body of a patient, wherein the device has two actuation members which have to be actuated simultaneously to trigger an insertion movement by...
8870846 Systems and methods for providing a closed venting hazardous drug IV set  
A device for priming and venting a hazardous drug within an intravenous administration set. The device includes various access ports and fluid channels to permit direct injection of a hazardous...
8870824 Aspiration catheter  
An aspiration catheter includes an aspiration tube and an aspiration lumen extending between and opening to the distal and proximal ends of the aspiration tube, and a guidewire tube bonded to the...
8871994 Wetness sensor for use in an absorbent article  
A wetness sensor for an absorbent article that is formed from an ink is provided. The ink includes a proton-accepting chromogen and a proton-donating agent (or color developer). Prior to use, the...
8870837 Wound-connection pads for fluid instillation and negative pressure wound therapy, and systems and methods  
Connection pads for coupling fluid-instillation and negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) apparatuses to wound dressing, and methods and wound dressings for breaching a drape after coupling a...
8870853 Operating a portable medical device  
Some embodiments of a portable medical device, such as an infusion pump, can receive an external reference signal (e.g., a radio, cellular and/or satellite signal) to provide an automatic...
8870829 Fluid infusion device and related sealing assembly for a needleless fluid reservoir  
Disclosed herein is a fluid infusion device of the type that delivers medication fluid to the body of a patient. The device includes or cooperates with a fluid reservoir, and the device has a...
8870838 Ostomy collecting device  
An ostomy collecting device for attachment to the body comprising a collecting pouch and an adhesive wafer, the wafer comprises a soft adhesive layer and a backing layer wherein the wafer is more...
8870850 Medical connector  
A valve for selectively permitting a fluid flow between first and second medical implements is disclosed. The valve has a housing with an interface suitable for receiving a connector portion of a...
8870844 Device for conserving, extemporaneously preparing, and administering an active principle  
The invention provides a device (10) for conserving and extemporaneously preparing at least one active principle prior to administration, the device comprising: a body (12) that is constituted by...
8870814 Implantable or insertable medical devices containing silicone copolymer for controlled delivery of therapeutic agent  
Implantable or insertable medical devices are described. The medical devices comprise (a) a therapeutic agent and (b) a polymeric release region, which controls the release of the therapeutic agent...
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...
8870238 Fitting for medicament infusion systems  
A female connector for medical infusion systems has a main body that has two curved wings that extend from the outer circumferential surface of the body. The respective front ends of the wings are...
8870825 External end device for permanent catheters  
An external end device for permanent catheters includes a container that houses two taps being provided with knobs and having, at one hand, a first connector for the connection to the catheters...
8874383 Pump assembly  
A pump assembly and maintenance system and method. An inventory of pump components has an identifier to track the pump component and a sensor to gather operating data associated with the pump...
8869799 Secreting condom  
A male contraceptive device includes a condom-like sheath that is placed over the male genital member and has a flavorful formulated solution disposed inside the distal tip. The distal tip is...
8870833 Anti-rotation and removal resistant adapter for use with a syringe  
An adapter and syringe assembly is described in this application which includes a syringe and an adapter for anti-rotation, removal resistant connection to the syringe. The syringe has a body...
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...
8870841 Disposable diaper with attached wrapper for enclosing and sealing the diaper when soiled  
A disposable diaper is provided with a wrapper in the shape of a shower cap, enabling a user to wrap and seal the diaper when soiled. The wrapper is attached to either the front or back waistband...
8870805 Method and apparatus for treating a carotid artery  
One disclosed embodiment comprises a method for treating lesions in the carotid artery of a mammalian body. The method comprises transcervical access and blocking of blood flow through the common...
8870806 Methods of treatment using a bariatric sleeve  
Method and apparatus for limiting absorption of food products in specific parts of the digestive system is presented. A gastrointestinal implant device is anchored in the stomach and extends beyond...
8870842 Sanitary pad  
The invention is carried out by forming three embodiment shaped, target zone, externally worn feminine protection sanitary pad, targeting trouble zone leakage between the buttocks, towards the anal...
8870827 Automatic injector  
An automatic injector dispenses a predetermined dose of medicament without a user having to manually force the needle into an injection site. The automatic injector includes a needle cover having a...
8870810 Method and apparatus for enhancement of transdermal transport  
According to the present invention, a method for enhancing transdermal transport is disclosed. The method includes the steps of increasing a permeability an area of a membrane with a permeabilizing...
8870840 Protective diapering system  
A protective diapering system is provided for the prevention of migration and introduction of stool with a male's genital area. The protective diapering system including a diaper having an anterior...
8874237 Delivery catheter including side port and electrodes  
A delivery catheter, including a catheter body, a side port, a first electrode, and a second electrode, is described. The catheter body may comprise a proximal end, a distal end, and a perimeter...