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8808324 Hand pressure device to diminish gag reflex response  
A method and device for reducing gag reflex by applying pressure to a pressure point in the palm of the hand. A splint that holds the hand relatively immobile has a rigid member and an actuating...
8790266 Methods and system for performing remote ischemic preconditioning  
A system for remote ischemic preconditioning that includes a cuff, and actuator, and a controller that operates the actuator according to a treatment protocol. The treatment protocol includes a...
8777982 Device for achieving hemostasis  
A device configured to apply a compressive force to a patient's skin at the site of a wound to assist in hemostasis. The device includes a footplate configured to adhere to the patient's skin, a...
8764624 Inductively powered remotely adjustable gastric banding system  
A power management system provides wireless power to operate components of a remotely adjustable gastric banding system. The power management system comprises an external power component...
8759603 Hemostatic device  
A hemostatic device includes a flexible band adapted to be wrapped around a patient's limb at a site on the limb where bleeding is to be stopped, a portion for securing the band in a wrapped state...
8753283 Automatic devices for remote ischemic preconditioning  
Single- or dual-bladder devices for remote ischemic preconditioning and blood pressure monitoring are disclosed along with various oscillometry-based and other methods for detecting systolic and...
8753300 Compression garment apparatus having baseline pressure  
A compression garment apparatus including a compression garment and a pressurizer. The pressurizer intermittently pressurizes a therapeutic bladder on the compression garment and maintains a...
8657850 Radial artery compression device  
A radial artery compression device configured to be releasably secured by a strap or band to the underside of a wrist of a patient and to provide adjustable and consistent compression pressure in...
8632840 Compression device with wear area  
A method of making a compression device having a pressure applicator for applying a compression to a wearer's body part when the device is placed on the wearer's body includes applying a colorant...
8617179 Connection mechanism for a uterine mobilizer  
A new connecting mechanism for the Valtchev® uterine mobilizer, model VUM-6 having a straight tube with a locking wheel attached close to one end of the tube pivotally mounted in a housing of the ...
8585733 Devices, tools and methods for performing minimally invasive abdominal surgical procedures  
Methods, systems, devices and assemblies are provided for treating a patient by: making an incision or puncture though the patient's skin over the abdominal cavity; establishing an initial tract...
8568440 Estimation of pressure at remote site by brachial oscillometric waveform analysis  
The present invention relates to a device and a method for estimating central systolic blood pressure based on oscillometric signals from brachial artery by the use of a pressure cuff.
8524974 Hemostatic device  
A hemostatic device includes a flexible band adapted to be wrapped around a patient's limb at a site on the limb where bleeding is to be stopped, a portion for securing the band in a wrapped state...
8517915 Remotely adjustable gastric banding system  
An implantable system comprises a housing that includes a flexible reservoir. The flexible reservoir is coupled to an inflatable portion of a gastric band via a fluid inlet/outlet. The flexible...
8512370 Pillow with plurality of balls for relieving sinus and congestion  
The present invention provides a head-rest pillow that aids the user in sleeping by relieving their sinus congestion discomfort and snoring that may be associated with such congestion. The pillow...
8481804 Wounddressing and headgear  
A wound dressing comprising a sealed enclosure having at least one compartment; a plurality of spaced apart pillar-like structures positioned within the at least one compartment; and means for...
8481805 Method to stop bleeding at a puncture site of an artery of a patient's wrist  
A method to stop bleeding at a puncture site of an artery on a wrist of a patient comprises wrapping a flexible band of a hemostatic device around the wrist of the patient, wherein the hemostatic...
8481803 Hemostatic device  
A hemostatic device includes a flexible band adapted to be wrapped around a patient's limb at a site on the limb where bleeding is to be stopped, a portion for securing the band in a wrapped state...
8475490 Methods and devices for providing access through tissue to a surgical site  
Methods and devices are provided for providing access through tissue to a surgical site. A surgical access device can be configured to be positioned in tissue to provide access through a working...
8449483 Compression device and control system for applying pressure to a limb of a living being  
A device to compress the limb of a living being includes a user interface, a programmable logic controller, a power source, a source of fluidic pressure, valves with ports in fluidic connection...
8439843 Automatic ankle brachial pressure index system  
An ABPI measurement system includes two cuffs for each ankle and two cuffs for each arm of a patient. Each cuff has chambers. The four cuffs are applied to each limb (or finger or toe), each...
8409214 Portable regulated vacuum pump for medical procedures  
In various embodiments of the invention, an electro-vacuum pump can be used either as a stand alone unit to create, monitor and control a vacuum or to maintain, assist or as a back up for a hand...
8389791 Treatment devices and methods with extending elements  
Devices, bandages, kits and methods are described that can control or regulate the mechanical environment of a wound to ameliorate scar and/or keloid formation. The mechanical environment of a...
8376959 Device for positioning a body part for fluid analysis  
A device and a method are disclosed for positioning a body part (16) on an analytical device (14) for body fluids includes a flexible compression element (24) for pressing against the body part...
8372111 System and method for applying pressure to human tissue  
An apparatus is disclosed including but not limited to a group of force resistive objects for concurrently applying pressure to different positions on at least one of a plurality of human tissues;...
8361107 Sphygmomanometer cuff for non-invasive blood pressure measurement  
A sphygmomanometer cuff is provided for measuring the blood pressure over a blood vessel. The sphygmomanometer cuff has at least one inflatable cuff part (3), which can be filled with a fluid for...
8357831 Surgical packing devices  
Devices and methods are disclosed for achieving hemostasis in patients who have received skin-penetrating wounds to the body in regions such as the shoulder, pelvis, neck, or groin, where standard...
8353929 Vascular wound closing apparatus and method  
Wound closure apparatus is provided including a body having an elongated, lowermost force-transmitting surface operable to be placed in a proximal, external, wound-closing position on a patient,...
8353927 Radial artery compression device  
A radial artery compression device configured to be secured to a wrist or other portion of a patient to provide adjustable and consistent compression pressure in the area of a radial artery access...
8343182 Tourniquet assembly  
A tourniquet assembly includes a strap and a windlass crank attached to a windlass cord that forms a loop that is slidably engaged with anchors that are attached to the main strap. During use, the...
8308756 Ring remover device and method  
A procedure and a medical kit for removing a ring from a swollen finger are described. The kit includes a panel set, a compression tape, and a compression tape puller. The panel set encircles the...
8308755 Elliptical retractor  
A retractor for use in laparoscopic procedures includes an upper retractor ring, a lower retractor ring, and a retractor sheath extending between the upper retractor ring and the lower retractor...
8303619 Nosebleed treatment apparatus and associated method  
The nosebleed treatment apparatus features a pair of pliable mirror image nose pads comprising a first nose pad and a second nose pad. A gel pack is disposed within each nose pad. Each gel pack has...
8277483 Vascular wound closing apparatus and method  
Wound closure apparatus is provided including a body having an elongated, lowermost force-transmitting surface operable to be placed in a proximal, external, wound-closing position on a patient,...
8273114 Grounded pressure cooling  
A chiller is coupled to a plurality of cuffs suitable for application to extremities of a human subject, each cuff having an outer support belt with an adjustable diameter and an inner bladder...
8246548 Ischemic conditioning for improved athletic performance  
Methods for ischemic conditioning treatments of a chronic medical condition are provided. Baseline disease-related parameters of a patient with a chronic medical condition are measured. Ischemia is...
8206414 Sequential lymphedema pump (SLP)  
A method of treating a body limb by applying pressure to the limb using a flexible sheet having a plurality of successively connected inflatable chambers.
8187297 Devices and methods for treatment of obesity  
Devices, methods for treatment of obesity, as well as instruments and tools used in placing, adjusting and maintaining devices for treatment of obesity. Various embodiments of devices that are...
8183428 Treatment or prevention of scars and/or keloids  
Devices, bandages, kits and methods are described that can control or regulate the mechanical environment of a wound to ameliorate scar and/or keloid formation. The mechanical environment of a...
8177808 Vein holder  
The vein holder has an upright wall forming a central opening. The central opening is large enough to allow easy access by a needle. A bottom flange extends outwardly from the wall and rests...
8168850 Methods for the treatment or prevention of scars and/or keloids  
Devices, bandages, kits and methods are described that can control or regulate the mechanical environment of a wound to ameliorate scar and/or keloid formation. The mechanical environment of a...
8163973 Integrated wound dressing system  
An integrated wound dressing system and method including a bandage and a self-contained receptacle that stores treatment material for the care and treatment of wounds. The treatment material is...
8142374 Portable device for the enhancement of circulation of blood and lymph flow in a limb  
The present invention provides a portable device for enhancing circulation in a limb comprising at least one strap for encircling the limb, a motor and a mechanism driven by said motor for...
8142368 Method of characterization and differentiation of tissue  
A novel method for soft tissue characterization includes obtaining a sequence of surface stress patterns as a function of an increasing compression force when a probe is pressed against the tissue...
8133211 Reduced pressure, compression systems and apparatuses for use on joints  
A system for providing reduced-pressure treatment to a moveable tissue site, such as a joint, includes a flexible dressing bolster. The flexible dressing bolster has a first side and a second,...
8114026 Methods and devices for remote ischemic preconditioning and near-continuous blood pressure monitoring  
Single- or dual-bladder devices for remote ischemic preconditioning and blood pressure monitoring are disclosed along with various oscillometry-based and other methods for detecting systolic and...
8114117 Compression device with wear area  
A device for applying compression treatment to a part of a wearer's body has an inner face for being placed adjacent to the part of the wearer's body in use and an outer face opposite the inner...
8115048 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Treatment or prevention of scars and/or keloids
 
Devices, bandages, kits and methods are described that can control or regulate the mechanical environment of a wound to ameliorate scar and/or keloid formation. The mechanical environment of a...
8100937 Pressure assist system for facilitating vascular hemostasis, and associated method  
A pressure assist system for facilitating vascular hemostasis includes a support bar and a midbar extending perpendicularly from a middle portion of the support bar, for supporting a user's thumb...
8070768 Devices and methods for treatment of obesity  
Implantable devices, instruments, kits and methods for treatment of obesity. One or more devices can be implanted adjacent to or in contact with the stomach to occupy a space to prevent the stomach...
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