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8979915 Separable system for applying compression and thermal treatment  
The invention relates to a separable device for the application of compression and thermal therapy to a patient. A first section includes a reservoir, liquid pump and a thermal exchange system for...
8979777 Portable cool therapy device  
Apparatus for a disposable, portable thermal therapy device that is self-contained for shipping as a single unit to a patient. The therapy device has a shipping configuration that presents a...
8945027 Heated compression therapy system and method  
A calf garment assembly having, a calf garment having an internal chamber and being substantially airtight and being in fluid communication with a pressurized air source, and a heating element...
8940035 System and method for treating urinary tract disorders  
A method, device, and system for treatment of urinary tract disorders is provided. The device includes a catheter having multiple lumens for insertion into a urinary bladder and for providing...
8932339 Method and device for non-invasive anatomical and systemic cooling and neuroprotection  
The present invention provides a method and device for non-invasive anatomical and systemic cooling. The method and device provide for cooling of various bodily fluid-containing spaces or...
8900170 Temperature control headliner  
A headliner is provided for controlling a temperature of a head of a patient. A cap is provided which fits securely over the head of the patient. A fluid pathway is routed through the cap with a...
8900222 Method and apparatus for inflating and deflating balloon catheters  
A system and method for controlling the inflation, ablation, and deflation of a balloon catheter. The system includes a balloon catheter, a console, a pressurized gas or liquid inflation source,...
8894698 Thermal therapy body wraps  
Thermal therapy pads for providing a temperature controlled therapy to a portion of a patient's body. The pad includes an inner surface and an outer surface that define a tortuous path for the...
8888831 Warming device for perioperative use  
A warming device for perioperative use includes a clinical garment and a convective thermal blanket supported on an inside surface of the clinical garment. A mechanism may be provided to...
8851080 Thermal therapy apparatus and method for delivering energy to a tissue using a cooled laser fiber  
In one embodiment, the disclosure is directed to an integrated apparatus for delivering energy to a tissue. The integrated apparatus included a housing having a distal end and a tubular structure...
8845707 Cryotreatment device and method  
Devices and methods for cooling vessel walls to inhibit restenosis in conjunction with medical procedures such as coronary artery angioplasty. One catheter device includes a distal tube region...
8827936 Hand and foot massaging device to reduce edema  
The present invention relates a portable medical device for treating foot and hand edema. The device consists of hand and foot massaging unit, a portable waterproof electronic control unit with...
8818512 Urinary incontinence device and method  
A method for treating urinary incontinence is provided. The method includes providing a device, the device including an expandable portion having an outer surface, and a first electrode and a...
8808344 Apparatus and method for providing enhanced heat transfer from a body  
Methods and apparatuses for temperature modification of a patient, or selected regions thereof, including an induced state of hypothermia. The temperature modification is accomplished using an...
8800078 Localized microclimate management  
An occupant support includes a mattress 20, a detector 54 and an energy management system comprising thermally conductive pathways and a controller 60. The controller activates one or more...
8778005 Method and system for thermal and compression therapy relative to the prevention of deep vein thrombosis  
A control unit coupled to a thermal therapy device, a compression therapy device and DVT therapy devices is provided. The thermal therapy device includes a fluid bladder for delivering hot and/or...
8771330 Personal artificial transpiration cooling system  
A personal artificial transpiration cooling system having a transpiration surface with a substrate, a transpiration membrane layer which is spaced from the substrate layer by one or more spacers...
8771329 Methods and apparatus for enhancing vascular access in an appendage to enhance therapeutic and interventional procedures  
Embodiments of the invention disclosed herein generally include methods and/or devices for increasing blood flow, controlling the vasodilatation of a patient's vascular structure, regulating the...
8758419 Contact cooler for skin cooling applications  
A contact cooler for thermal conditioning a surface is disclosed. The contact cooler may include a temperature controller assembly with recirculating temperature controlled fluid for heating...
8758341 Thermotherapy device  
This invention relates to the working end of a medical instrument that applies energy to tissue. In one embodiment, the instrument has a microfluidic tissue-engaging surface fabricated by soft...
8753383 Compression sequenced thermal therapy system  
A sequential compression and temperature therapy blanket with a plurality of air chambers is disclosed. The air chambers are filled and released by a valve assembly that may be separate from or...
8740959 Method and apparatus for modifying the temperature of a patient  
A heat exchange fluid supply system for supplying a heat exchange fluid to an intravascular heat exchange catheter includes a disposable cassette having a bulkhead and an external heat exchanger,...
8715330 Temperature and flow control methods in a thermal therapy device  
A controlled temperature therapy system has a pump, a reservoir, and a therapy component. The reservoir has an inlet in communication with the therapy component and an outlet in communication with...
8709058 Portable thermal therapeutic apparatus and method  
A portable thermal therapeutic apparatus, adapted to transfer heat between a creature and the atmosphere by circulating heat transfer fluid within a conduit held in contact with the creature. The...
8702774 Device, system and method of removing heat from subcutaneous lipid-rich cells  
Devices, systems and methods for removing heat from subcutaneously disposed lipid-rich cells are disclosed. In selected embodiments, suction and/or heat removal sources are coupled to an...
8696725 Devices and methods for controlling patient temperature  
Relatively non-invasive devices and methods for heating or cooling a patient's body are disclosed. Devices and methods for treating ischemic conditions by inducing therapeutic hypothermia are...
8696723 System and method for leak detection in external cooling pad  
An externally-applied heat exchange pad has three layers laminated together, an inner and outer non-conductive layer and a middle conductive layer. A leak in the inner layer causes coolant to...
8690934 Method, device and system for modulating an activity of brown adipose tissue in a vertebrate subject  
Devices, systems, and methods are disclosed herein for treatment of a disease, disorder, or condition in a vertebrate subject. A device is provided that includes one or more passive cooling...
8683996 Life support and microclimate integrated system and process  
The present invention of one embodiment includes a combined microclimate, thermal management, life-support system for care of patient and system for measurement of vital signs. The system of one...
8672988 Method and device for local cooling within an organ using an intravascular device  
A method is disclosed for cooling a limited portion of a body organ by placing a cooling device into a blood vessel within a target organ; and activating the cooling device to cool tissue...
8671940 Life support and microclimate integrated system and process with internal and external active heating  
The present invention of one embodiment includes a combined microclimate, thermal management, life-support system for care of patient and system for measurement of vital signs. The system of one...
8652190 Heat exchange catheter apparatus and method for manipulating patient's body temperature  
A balloon catheter is used in a closed-loop heat exchange system for manipulating the temperature of a patient. The balloon catheter is positioned in the stomach of the patient, and then expanded...
8647374 Patient temperature control system with variable gradient warming/cooling  
A patient temperature control system (10) uses variable temperature gradient warming/cooling in combination with a warming/cooling device (16), such as a blanket, to increase efficiency in driving...
8647375 Multi-function bedside care and therapy system  
A wheeled cart has liquid cooling and liquid heating devices separated by thermal insulation. Pumps circulate cooled liquid and heated liquid through hoses to cooled packs and heated packs of...
8635998 Tunable flameless heaters  
A flameless heater apparatus and method whose heating capacity and performance can be selected and tuned at the time of manufacture, and which is easily used and has a long shelf life. The...
8613762 Cold therapy apparatus using heat exchanger  
A cold therapy system includes a cooling bath; a therapy pad; a heat exchanger; a first pathway fluidly connecting the cooling bath to the heat exchanger; a second pathway fluidly connecting the...
8597339 Patient comfort apparatus and system  
An apparatus, a system, and a method for thermally comforting a patient include pneumatic, convective device providing thermal treatment for persons or animals, which is adapted for use in...
8585690 Cryosurgical catheter  
A cryogenic catheter includes an elongate, contiguous, thermally-transmissive region coupled to the catheter, the thermally-transmissive region being sufficiently flexible to change from a linear...
8578527 Localized microclimate management  
An occupant support includes a mattress 20, a detector 54 and an energy management system comprising thermally conductive pathways and a controller 60. The controller activates one or more...
8562562 Intravenous fluid heater  
This invention is directed to a portable intravenous fluid heater that can weight less than 10 oz having an internal power supply internal tubing that is heated by a heating element; a logic...
8539948 Hyperthermia assisted radiation therapy  
A breathing system for hyperthermic assisted radiation therapy includes at least one heating element that modulates the temperature of air inhaled by a patient, at least one cooling element that...
8535362 Device for conveying air to a person  
The invention relates to a device for conveying heated air to a person and comprises an air-permeable inner sheet and an air-impermeable outer sheet which are connected to one another by welds in...
8523927 System for treating lipid-rich regions  
A system is described for removing heat from a subject's subcutaneous lipid-rich regions, such as tissues, organs, cells, and so forth. In various embodiments, the system includes a controller, a...
8512274 Device for cooling cutaneous and sub-cutaneous tissues and method of manufacture thereof  
A device for cooling cutaneous and sub-cutaneous tissues includes an applicator. The applicator has a head and a handle. The head has ports that are operative to dispense a pressurized fluid. The...
8512263 Disposable portable therapy device  
Apparatus for a disposable, portable thermal therapy device that is self-contained for shipping as a single unit to a patient. The therapy device has a shipping configuration that presents a...
8499503 Thermoregulation equipment for patient room  
An architectural system adaptable to patient acuity level has a headwall unit with a cavity, a ceiling unit, and a column coupled to the ceiling unit. The column is movable between a first...
8491469 Biological measurement apparatus, biological observation apparatus and operation method for biological measurement apparatus  
A biological measurement apparatus includes: an endoscope including a treatment instrument insertion channel provided inside an insertion portion; a pump that delivers water into the treatment...
8491645 Multifunction warming device for perioperative use  
A multifunction warming device for perioperative use includes a clinical garment and two convective warming apparatuses supported on an inside surface of the clinical garment. A first convective...
8491644 Portable, refrigerant-based apparatus and method for rapid systemic patient cooling  
A portable patient cooling apparatus is provided that includes a self-contained refrigerator and on-board power storage supply for stand alone operation. The apparatus is interconnectable to one...
8480724 Assembly and method for treating and preventing moisture related skin dermatitis  
An assembly for preventing and treating moisture-based skin dermatitis includes an air flow conditioning module positioned in the output air flow in the output air flow chamber for increasing or...