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9037245 Endoscopic lead implantation method  
A method of implanting electrically conductive leads in the gastrointestinal musculature for stimulation of target tissues involves an endoscopic approach through the esophagus. An endoscope is...
9033996 System, method and apparatus for placing therapeutic devices in a heart  
The present invention relates to a system and method for positioning a sheath and guiderail catheter into the Coronary Sinus (CS) to introduce pacing therapy within a heart of a subject. 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...
9017341 Multi-piece dual-chamber leadless intra-cardiac medical device and method of implanting same  
A leadless intra-cardiac medical device (LIMD) includes an electrode assembly configured to be anchored within a first wall portion of a first chamber of a heart. The electrode assembly includes...
8998929 Medical device system and apparatus for guiding the placement of a subcutaneous device  
A medical device system for advancing a subcutaneous device to a desired implant site that includes a strap extending along a length from a proximal end to a distal end, a first flange and a...
8968331 Implantable lead and surgical accessories  
Leads for chronic implantation in the brain or other anatomical targets utilize tubular stylet means which are external to the lead. The lead comprises a distal electrode terminal, a proximal...
8961535 Method and apparatus for securing a guide tube  
A guide tube is used for guiding an instrument through a hole within tissue of a patient. The guide tube includes a cannula member defining a passage extending therethrough along an axis. The...
8958892 Delivery catheter systems and methods  
A delivery system for implanting a leadless cardiac pacemaker into a patient is provided. The cardiac pacemaker can include a docking or delivery feature having a through-hole disposed on or near...
8951226 Mediastinoscopy access, sampling, and visualization kit featuring toroidal balloons and exotracheal method of using  
The present invention provides various systems, a kit, and a method for accessing, sampling within, and visualization of areas within the mediastinal cavity for assisting a surgeon in performing a...
8945144 Microwave spacers and method of use  
Disclosed is a microwave spacer for guiding and positioning microwave energy delivery devices during a surgical procedure. The microwave energy device spacer includes a body forming a plurality of...
8945145 Delivery system assemblies for implantable medical devices  
A delivery system assembly includes an elongate inner member that extends distally through a lumen of an elongate outer tube of the assembly; the outer tube is moveable relative to the inner...
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...
8939993 Pre-curved electrode array loading tools  
Exemplary systems for loading a pre-curved electrode array onto a stylet include a loading tool and a stylet retainer. The loading tool includes a docking assembly comprising a plurality of wing...
8920432 Lead delivery device and method  
A medical apparatus includes a guidewire and a fixator catheter. The fixator catheter comprises a tubular body with a distal portion and a proximal portion, and further includes a distal opening,...
8915926 Pre-curved electrode array loading tools  
Exemplary loading tools configured to facilitate loading of a pre-curved electrode array onto a stylet include a docking assembly, a channel assembly, and a connecting member configured to connect...
8911451 Minimally invasive systems for locating an optimal location for deep brain stimulation  
Systems for locating an optimal site within a brain of a patient for deep brain stimulation include a main cannula having an internal lumen, a guiding cannula having a bent distal end portion...
8911452 Device for immobilizing a primary instrument and method therefor  
Devices and methods provide accurate targeting, placement, and/or stabilization of an electrode or other instrument(s) into the brain or other body organ, such as to treat severe tremor or other...
8909353 Percutaneous lead introducer  
In general, the invention is directed to a technique for percutaneously introducing a stimulation lead into a target stimulation site via the epidural region proximate the spine of a patient. The...
8900224 Kit for penetrating the cardiac septum and for implantation of a transeptal lead, including a lead for detection/stimulation of a left heart cavity  
A kit for penetrating the cardiac septum and for implanting a transeptal lead, including a lead for the detection/stimulation of a left heart cavity. This kit includes a screw lead (16) and 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...
8886280 Nerve monitoring device  
A nerve monitoring device, including a cannula, a sensor for monitoring a nerve, and an optional support element, can be inserted into an anatomic space. The cannula, sensor and/or support element...
8852206 Probe insertion device for implanting a probe into tissue  
A probe insertion device for implanting a probe into tissue includes a rigid base that selectively attaches to the probe due to a bond between the base and the probe, that provides a structural...
8852207 Compliant guiding catheter sheath system  
A guiding catheter system employs a compliant shaft with an inflatable balloon affixed to a distal portion of the shaft. The inflatable balloon includes channels that allow some amount of blood to...
8849367 RF energy delivery system and method  
Devices, systems and methods are disclosed for the ablation of tissue. A steerable ablation catheter can include one or more ablation elements at its distal end and one or more ablation elements...
8845656 Device for immobilizing a primary instrument and method therefor  
Devices and methods provide accurate targeting, placement, and/or stabilization of an electrode or other instrument(s) into the brain or other body organ, such as to treat severe tremor or other...
8825165 Laparoscopic transpelveo-abdominal implantation of multiple channel electrodes to the endopelvic portions of the pudendus and sciatic nerves  
A method for altering operation of a nerve related to a given body condition includes the steps of: laparascopically gaining access to the endopelvic area of the abdomen through the abdominal...
8801728 Introduction of medical lead into patient  
Leads having distal electrodes may be used in application of test stimulation for purposes of implanting a lead having a fixation element distal to an electrode array. The fixation element is...
8801729 Apparatus and method for subcutaneous electrode insertion  
Devices and methods for electrode implantation. A first embodiment includes an electrode insertion tool adapted to tunnel through tissue and attach, at its distal end, to a lead, such that the...
8764767 Cam lock burr hole plug for securing stimulation lead  
A burr hole plug comprises a plug base configured for being mounted around a cranial burr hole. The plug base includes an aperture through which an elongated medical device exiting the burr hole...
8761898 Flexible neural probe for magnetic insertion  
A neural probe deployment system comprising a magnetic probe, a magnetic field generator acting on the magnetic probe, a first guiding tube disposed on a first side of the magnetic field...
8758365 Implant system including guiding accessory and methods of use  
A guiding accessory, for use in conjunction with a guidewire and a catheter of an implant system, facilitates passage of an elongate and flexible conductor of a relatively compact therapy delivery...
8753352 Tools, systems, and methods for inserting a pre-curved electrode array portion of a lead into a bodily orifice  
Exemplary insertion tools, systems, and methods for inserting a pre-curved electrode array portion of a lead into a bodily orifice are described herein. An exemplary insertion tool includes a...
8753353 Tools, systems, and methods for inserting an electrode array portion of a lead into a bodily orifice  
Exemplary insertion tools, systems, and methods for inserting an electrode array portion of a lead into a bodily orifice are described herein. An exemplary insertion tool includes a handle...
8747417 Device and method for the implantation of active fixation medical leads  
A lead implantation tool is disclosed herein. The tool may be configured to operably couple to a lead connector end of an implantable cardiac electrotherapy lead including an active fixation helix...
8734466 Method and apparatus for controlled insertion and withdrawal of electrodes  
A system for a controlled insertion and withdrawal of at least one electrode in the anatomy. The system can include a guide device and at least one electrode located within the guide device to at...
8738151 Body portal anchors and systems  
Anchors for securing a therapy device such as a therapy catheter relative to a burr hole, and systems and methods for using the same. Anchors in accordance with embodiments of the present...
8721659 Adjustable wire length stylet handle  
A stylet-lead assembly includes a therapy delivery element and a stylet. The therapy delivery element includes a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen having a lumen length extending from the...
8685040 Shaped electrode and dissecting tool  
Disclosed is a shaped electrode and dissecting tool configured to aid in controlling the path of an electrode as it is moved into its intended position within the epidural space of a patient. The...
8679132 Insertion system  
An insertion system for inserting a sensor into fatty tissue, comprising an insertion device and an insertion needle containing a sensor, wherein the insertion device comprises a holder for the...
8649881 Suture sleeve and a method for manufacturing a suture sleeve  
A suture sleeve for securing a medical implantable lead in position in relation to a human or animal body, has a tubular body of a resilient material defining a through bore in the longitudinal...
8623014 Systems for denervation of basivertebral nerves  
System and methods for channeling a path into bone include a trocar having a proximal end, distal end and a central channel disposed along a central axis of the trocar. The trocar includes a...
8613744 Systems and methods for navigating an instrument through bone  
System and methods for channeling a path into bone include a trocar having a proximal end, distal end and a central channel disposed along a central axis of the trocar. The trocar includes a...
8574241 Steerable stylet for an implantable medical lead, and method for manufacture thereof  
A steerable stylet for a medical implantable lead has an inner lumen, into which the steerable stylet is insertable for navigating a distal end of the medical implantable lead to the desired...
8556860 Neurosurgical cap  
The invention relates to a cap for use in neurosurgery. The cap may be applied to a bore hole in a patient's skull, allowing the entry and removal of neurosurgical instruments, while providing an...
8560084 Lead body with inner and outer co-axial coils  
A biomedical conductor assembly adapted for at least partial insertion in a living body. The conductor assembly includes a plurality of the first electrical conductors each covered with an...
8551113 Method and apparatus for fixating an implantable medical device  
A fixation mechanism coupled to an implantable device body extends from a proximal portion of the body to a distal portion of the body and includes a fixation element and a push tube segment. A...
8532792 Helix retraction assist mechanism  
An active fixation implantable medical lead may include an electrode base that is configured to accommodate an extraction stylet that may be used if the fixation helix is not otherwise easily...
8500752 Anchoring apparatus and methods for use  
An apparatus for securing an implantable lead within tissue of a patient includes a base adapted to be secured to a patient's skull adjacent a craniotomy. The base has an upper surface and a lower...
8486089 Introducer for lead delivery  
Devices and methods for implanting leads along a spinal cord include an introducer having a main body defining a lumen and one or more collapsible and expandable side sheaths attached to the main...
8483792 Analyte sensor subassembly and methods and apparatuses for inserting an analyte sensor associated with same  
Embodiments herein provide an analyte sensor subassembly that provides an integrated structure enabling suitably secure electrical contact between an analyte sensor and the electronic components...

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