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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...
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...
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...
9028538 Vertebral body nerve and vein cauterizing system and method  
Disclosed are vertebroplasty methods that include cauterizing an inner cavity of a vertebra of a mammal, such as a human, and injecting bone cement into the vertebra. Systems and kits for...
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...
9017367 Tubular filter  
A method of preparing a filter for delivery into a body vessel. The filter includes a hub disposed along a longitudinal axis and a plurality of anchor members extending from the hub. Each anchor...
9011476 Method and apparatus for occluding a physiological opening  
A method and apparatus for suture-less placement of an occluding patch in which release of the device can be accelerated. In one embodiment, an inactive form of an adhesive is applied on the area...
9011477 Intragastric device  
Devices and methods for treating obesity are provided. More particularly, intragastric devices and methods of fabricating, deploying, inflating, monitoring, and retrieving the same are provided.
8992561 Intragastric device  
Devices and methods for treating obesity are provided. More particularly, intragastric devices and methods of fabricating, deploying, inflating, monitoring, and retrieving the same are provided.
8992455 Methods, apparatuses and systems for caval stenting for venous drainage  
A self expanding cannula with improved drainage properties based upon its greater length is provided, along with methods of using the cannula in cardiopulmonary bypass.
8992553 Cutting balloon assembly and method of manufacturing thereof  
A cutting balloon assembly and a method for fabrication of the assembly is described. The cutting balloon assembly comprises a delivery catheter, an expandable balloon mounted on the catheter...
8986338 Vascular plugs  
Certain aspects of the present invention provide devices for occluding vascular vessels. In some preferred forms, these devices are able to move from a first condition to a less compact, second...
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...
8986311 Methods and apparatus for joint distraction  
A method of treating a patient's joint having opposing joint surfaces includes providing an elongate member having a proximal end, a distal end and an expandable member near the distal end. The...
8979886 Medical balloon and method of making the same  
Reinforced angioplasty balloon having an external elastic sheath. The elastic sheath maintains, along its length, a substantially uniform circular cross-section during balloon inflation and forces...
8979887 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...
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...
8974483 Methods and devices for deploying and releasing a temporary implant within the body  
Methods, devices and systems for delivering a device assembly into a gastric or other space within the body, allowing the device to expand to occupy volume within the gastric space and, after an...
8974473 Methods and apparatus for transpericardial left atrial appendage closure  
Methods and apparatus for closing a left atrial appendage are described. The methods rely on introducing a closure tool from a location beneath the rib cage, over an epicardial surface, and to 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...
8974462 Devices and methods for minimally invasive access into a joint  
Devices and methods are disclosed for providing access to a central compartment of a hip joint. The devices can access the central compartment by distracting all or a portion of the labrum. The...
8968322 Method and composition for repair of articular bone fractures  
A method of repairing a fractured articular bone at a fracture site has the steps of mixing a bone glue, inserting an expandable balloon into the fracture site, inflating the expandable balloon at...
8968348 Balloon delivery apparatus and method for using and manufacturing the same  
A balloon delivery catheter apparatus including a catheter tubing defining a lumen therethrough, a balloon disposed near a distal end of the catheter tubing and moving between deflated and...
8963708 Breach detection in solid structures  
An implantable device includes at least one solid structure having an external surface and a volume beneath the surface. One or more of a first conductor or set of conductors is disposed...
8961553 Material control device for inserting material into a targeted anatomical region  
An extractable device is used to insert a flowable material into a vertebral body. The device comprises a filling member and a flowable material. The filling member is made of a flexible wall...
8961525 Inflatable bone tamp with predetermined extensibility  
An inflatable bone tamp for performing a minimally invasive surgical procedure includes an inner shaft that incorporates a longitudinally extensible section. The predetermined longitudinally...
8956380 Reactive intragastric implant devices  
Transoral three-dimensionally orthogonal intragastric spring systems, devices, methods of operation and manufacture are provided. A transoral three-dimensionally orthogonal intragastric spring...
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...
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...
8951279 Balloon catheter and method for manufacturing it  
A balloon catheter includes a catheter tube and an inflatable balloon. The ends of the balloon are attached to the catheter tube. The outside surface of the balloon in an uninflated state is...
8945167 Gastric space occupier systems and methods of use  
Systems for controlling obesity utilize a number of space occupiers positioned in the stomach to reduce the effective volume of the stomach. Such arrangements provides sufficient stomach volume...
8945169 Embolic protection device  
An embolic protection device is provided for deployment within a body vessel to collect embolic debris there from. The device includes a filter for collecting the embolic debris and a frame for...
8945168 Medical balloon having strengthening rods  
A non-compliant medical balloon may be changed from a deflated state to an inflated state by increasing the internal pressure within the balloon. The balloon comprises a balloon layer having an...
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...
8936612 Medical treatment tool  
A medical treatment tool includes: an insert portion at least a part of which is provided by a flexing portion that is adapted to be flexed, the insert portion being adapted to be inserted into a...
8929988 Methods and systems for submucosal implantation of a device for diagnosis and treatment of a body  
Instruments, systems and methods are provided for performing submucosal medical procedures in a desired area of the digestive tract using endoscopy. Instruments include a safe access needle...
8926648 Multi-method and multi-apparatus for treating obesity  
A multi-method and multi-apparatus for treating obesity. The multi-method includes a method for estimating a volume of an intragastric balloon appropriate for an individual patient, a method for...
8911750 Lung volume reduction therapy using crosslinked biopolymers  
One aspect of the present invention relates to bronchoscopic lung volume reduction using solutions of biopolymers that can be polymerized in situ with a crosslinker and a polymeric additive which...
8911467 Methods and systems for performing submucosal medical procedures  
Instruments, systems and methods are provided for performing submucosal medical procedures in a desired area of the digestive tract using endoscopy. Instruments include a safe access needle...
8906051 Methods and systems for performing submucosal medical procedures  
Instruments, systems and methods are provided for performing submucosal medical procedures in a desired area of the digestive tract using endoscopy. Instruments include a safe access needle...
8894568 Normalization and stabilization of balloon surfaces for deflation  
A deflation device for use in deflating an inflatable or implantable balloon device, comprising, in combination: an endoscope tube, having a distal end, a proximal end, and a lumen; a cap disposed...
8887731 Pessary device  
A pessary having a main stem and an inflatable bladder disposed about the proximal larger diameter section of the main stem. The main stem further provides a distal smaller diameter portion having...
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...
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...
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...
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...
8870907 Methods and devices for deploying and releasing a temporary implant within the body  
Methods, devices and systems for delivering a device assembly into a gastric or other space within the body, allowing the device to expand to occupy volume within the gastric space and, after an...
8870966 Intragastric balloon for treating obesity  
A transorally implanted intragastric balloon or treating obesity and for weight control including a variable size balloon with one or interconnected regions acting to exert a pressure on the...
8864810 Device for implanting a vascular prosthesis  
Implantation device for implanting a prosthesis (110) in a vessel (1), including a balloon (128) and a dilation catheter (120) for supplying fluid to the balloon (128), the dilation catheter (120)...
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...