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9039712 Shape modification system for a cooling chamber of a medical device  
The present invention provides a medical device having an catheter body defining proximal and distal portions, and a guidewire lumen at least partially disposed within and movable within the...
9039726 Filamentary devices for treatment of vascular defects  
Braid-balls suitable for aneurysm occlusion and/or parent vessel occlusion/sacrifice (e.g., in treating neurovascular defects) are disclosed. Especially for aneurysm treatment, but also for either...
9039749 Methods and apparatuses for flow restoration and implanting members in the human body  
A medical device for blood flow restoration and/or for use as an implantable member in a human vessel includes a self-expanding member, a guidewire, and a connection mechanism. The self-expanding...
9039724 Device for occluding vascular defects  
A multi-layer occluder for treating a target site within the body is provided. The occluder may include first and second layers. For example, the first layer may include braided strands of...
9039725 Systems and methods for treating pulmonary hypertension  
A system for treating heart disease, such as pulmonary hypertension or right heart failure, including an implantable component and external components for monitoring the implantable component is...
9034005 Vascular embolization with an expansible implant  
A vascular implant formed of a compressible foam material has a compressed configuration from which it is expansible into a configuration substantially conforming to the shape and size of a...
9028522 Tissue dilator and retractor system and method of use  
Disclosed is an apparatus and a method for surgical dilation and retraction of tissues during a medical procedure, for example a spinal surgery. The apparatus includes a dilator assembly that...
9023074 Multi-stage occlusion devices  
An occlusion device has a covering attached to a support frame that includes a disc-shaped member and a crossbar that extends across a central opening defined by the disc-shaped member. The...
9017394 Retrievable cardiac devices  
Removable cardiac implants, applicators for inserting, repositioning and/or removing them, and methods of using them are described. In particular, removable or repositionable ventricular...
9017358 Endoscopic tools for the removal of balloon-like intragastric devices  
A mechanism for removing a fluid-filled object such as an intragastric balloon from a patient. The apparatus includes a delivery tube having a lumen and a retrieval tool able to slide within the...
9011324 Access assembly including one or more foldable caps  
An access assembly is provided including a tubular member having a proximal end and a distal end, the proximal end in mechanical cooperation with a foldable cap member having a first set of lumens...
9005234 Occlusion device  
A vascular occlusion device for occluding a body cavity includes an elongate member for injecting embolization material into the body cavity and a deflecting device. The deflecting device is...
8998803 Dissection and retraction device for vaginal sacral colpopexy  
In one embodiment the apparatus includes a first retractor, a second retractor, and a shaft. The shaft defines a central channel extending from a first end portion of the shaft to a second end...
8992559 Gastric filler devices for obesity therapy  
An obesity treatment device comprises a filament filler material movable between a substantially straight insertion/removal configuration and an operative configuration in which the filament...
8992560 Expandable shield instrument for use in intraocular surgery  
An instrument capable of providing large-area shielding within an isolated operating region, such as the eye, while being passable through a small incision in the region through which the...
8992558 Lateral access system for the lumbar spine  
A minimally invasive dilation device includes a plurality of rigid arms radially arrayed about a center and a dilating member positioned between the arms. A stylus may occupy the center. An outer...
8986337 Devices, systems, and methods to control stomach volume  
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to methods, devices, and computer systems thereof for reducing stomach volume in a subject. In certain embodiments, a subject receives a stomach-volume-reducing...
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...
8986336 Apparatus and method for deployment of a bronchial obstruction device  
An apparatus and method deploy a self-expandable bronchial obstruction device in an air passageway. The apparatus includes a catheter configured to be passed down the trachea. The apparatus...
8979885 Devices, systems, and methods to control stomach volume  
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to methods, devices, and computer systems thereof for reducing stomach volume in a subject. In certain embodiments, a subject receives a stomach-volume-reducing...
8979883 Obturator tip  
A surgical instrument for use with a surgical portal apparatus includes an elongate shaft defining a longitudinal axis. A dilating member disposed at a distal end of the elongate shaft and has a...
8979884 Method and apparatus for stabilizing, straightening, expanding and/or flattening the side wall of a body lumen and/or body cavity so as to provide increased visualization of the same and/or increased access to the same, and/or for stabilizing instruments relative to the same  
The present invention comprises the provision and use of a novel endoscopic device which is capable of stabilizing, straightening, expanding and/or flattening the side wall of a body lumen and/or...
8974488 Delivery assembly for occlusion device using mechanical interlocking coupling mechanism  
A pusher-occlusive coil delivery assembly 10 that is advanced through a microcatheter 40 to the desired vascular site within a patient. The delivery assembly 10 includes a pushwire 12 which...
8974512 Devices and methods for the treatment of vascular defects  
Devices and methods for treating vascular defects, such as, for example, balloon-type aneurysms, are described herein. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an insertion portion and an...
8968390 Covering for an endoprosthetic device and methods of using for aneurysm treatment  
The present invention relates to covered endoprosthetic devices. Covered endoprosthetic devices comprise an endoprosthesis and a sheath. The sheath comprises a central portion and outer portions,...
8961532 Atraumatic catheter tip  
A delivery system for delivering an occluding device to a body lumen comprises an elongated shaft having a proximal end and a distal end, a delivery means for delivering the occluding device to a...
8956378 Coated embolization device  
Described are embolization devices having unique bioactive coatings, as well as methods for their manufacture and use. An illustrative embolization device of the invention comprises an embolic...
8956384 Everted filter device  
Everting filter devices and methods for using the devices, including using the devices as intra-vascular filters to filter thrombus, emboli, and plaque fragments from blood vessels. The filter...
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...
8945170 Occluding device  
An occluding device is provided for occluding fluid flow through a lumen of a body vessel. The occluding device includes an expandable tubular body having a tubular wall defining a lumen formed...
8939995 Radiolucent reference for computer-assisted surgery  
A radiolucent fastening device for fastening a reference device to a body for computer-assisted surgery, wherein a part of the fastening device is made from an unsubstituted carbon fiber...
8940012 Intravascular filter with biodegradable force-reducing element  
An intravascular filter for a vessel includes a non-biodegradable apical hub and non-biodegradable struts extending generally distally from the hub. The struts extend radially outward from a...
8932318 Embolic coil detachment mechanism with polymer tether  
Provided herein are a system and method for detaching a therapeutic device, e.g. an embolic coil, from a delivery tube at a target site in a patient's body. The system includes a bead disposed...
8926633 Apparatus and method for delivering a closure element  
An apparatus for delivering and deploying a closure element to an opening formed in a body lumen, including a delivery assembly positionable through the tissue and into the opening. The delivery...
8926681 Vascular remodeling device  
A generally spherical vascular remodeling device is permanently positionable at a junction of afferent and efferent vessels of a bifurcation having an aneurysm. After positioning the device at the...
8926647 Removable anchored lung volume reduction devices and methods  
An intra-bronchial device may be placed and anchored in an air passageway of a patient to collapse a lung portion associated with the air passageway. The device includes an obstructing member that...
8920486 Medical device  
Novel devices and methods for implanting medical stents are provided. A novel apparatus, which may be in a first compressed position, may be inserted into the artery, such as by being positioned...
8911466 Medical insertion device and method of use  
An insertion device and method of use for treating obstructive sleep apnea. The device includes an outer tubular element with a tissue penetrating end and a side opening, an inner tubular element...
8911491 Methods and apparatus for treatment of aneurysms adjacent branch arteries including branch artery flow lumen alignment  
A stent graft extends in a flow lumen to span a defective portion of the flow lumen and seal the defective portion from further blood contact. The stent graft includes a pair of apertures, from...
8911489 Vascular implant  
A medical implant (20) includes first and second ring members (22, 24), each including a resilient framework (26) having a generally cylindrical form. A tubular sleeve (28) is fixed to the first...
8906057 Aneurysm embolization by rotational accumulation of mass  
This invention is a device and method for reducing blood flow into an aneurysm, especially a cerebral aneurysm, in order to promote therapeutic embolization of the aneurysm. The device comprises:...
8882749 Tissue-anchored devices  
A therapeutic or diagnostic device is provided. The device includes a device body which is positionable within a lumen or passageway within a body and a tether which is attachable at a first end...
8882795 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...
8882798 Endoscopic tools for the removal of balloon-like intragastric devices  
A mechanism for removing a fluid-filled object such as an intragastric balloon from a patient. The apparatus includes a delivery tube having a lumen and a retrieval tool able to slide within the...
8876893 Transcatheter prosthetic heart valve delivery device with passive trigger release  
A delivery device for percutaneously deploying a prosthetic valve includes a sheath, an inner shaft, and a release assembly. The release assembly is disposed between the sheath and the inner...
8876849 False lumen occluder  
An endoluminal device for repairing an aortic dissection and preventing future aortic dissections, the device including a plurality of struts with at least one of the plurality of struts having a...
8876850 Systems and methods for treating pulmonary hypertension  
A system for treating heart disease, such as pulmonary hypertension or right heart failure, including an implantable component and external components for monitoring the implantable component is...
8870760 Surgical dilator, retractor and mounting pad  
A retractor having an elongate body that provides access to a surgical location within a patient. The elongate body includes a plurality of segments that are connected to one another through a...
8870906 Catheter having a multi-section tubular member and method of making the same  
A multi-section tubular member including a sleeve surrounding and bridging a joint between a first section and a second section of the tubular member, and a method of forming a multi-section...
8864784 Bioerodible self-deployable intragastric implants  
Described herein are bioerodible, biodegradable, or digestible self-deploying intragastric implants that may be swallowed. Once swallowed, the implants undergo self-expansion in the stomach and...