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US20130245371 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR CORONARY SINUS ACCESS  
Apparatus and methods for locating features within a body cavity using a catheter including proximal and distal ends, a transparent balloon carried on the distal end, and an optical imaging...
US20080091068 Endoscope assembly  
A locomotive endoscope assembly including a locomotive endoscope head, including a main portion extending along a longitudinal axis and having a first selectably inflatable balloon associated...
US20090171157 CATHETER BASED BALLOON FOR THERAPY MODIFICATION AND POSITIONING OF TISSUE  
An apparatus and method for shielding non-target tissues and organs during thermotherapy, brachytherapy or other treatment of a diseased target tissue. The apparatus includes a catheter shaft...
US20160143522 Visualization Catheters  
Methods and systems for ablation mapping and ablation procedures are provided. In some embodiments, a catheter for visualizing ablated tissue comprises a catheter body; a support assembly...
US20110118546 BALLOON CATHETER WITH DETACHABLE HUB, AND METHODS FOR SAME  
A balloon catheter may include a distal anchoring balloon and a proximal hub that is removable from the catheter body. The catheter body may include a valve structure providing for maintaining the...
US20050159644 Endoscope apparatus  
A first balloon is fitted to an insertion section of an endoscope, and the insertion section is fixed to an intestinal canal by inflating the first balloon. The insertion assisting tool covers the...
US20150073217 INTELLIGENT ENDOSCOPY SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Endoscope sheaths and associated endoscopy data collection and analysis systems and methods are described. In one implementation an endoscope sheath include a body and one or more sensors disposed...
US20120232342 DISPOSABLE AND REUSABLE COMLEX SHAPED SEE-THROUGH ENDOSCOPE  
Transparent domes useful for covering at least a lens located on a scope's distal face, taking the form of a single layer membrane affixed to the distal end of the scope, a solid cap attachable to...
US20090137870 Transparent Dilator Device and Method of Use (END-900)  
A medical device for use with an endoscope is provided. The medical device can include a tube with a first channel for receiving the endoscope. A transparent segment can extend from the distal end...
US20070249900 In vivo device with balloon stabilizer and valve  
An in vivo imaging system is provided with a capsule having at least one balloon configured to orient the capsule in a consistent orientation relative to an internal organ; at least one valve...
US20070015965 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR COLONIC CLEANING  
Apparatus and methods are provided for cleaning a patient's colon in preparation for colonoscopy. A rigidizable overtube is described, as well as several variations of a colon-cleaning element...
US20050159645 Balloon catheter sheath  
Apparatus and method for using disposable jackets or sheaths with many kinds of surgical devices, such as catheters and endoscopes. An inflatable balloon is mounted on an outside surface of the...
US20130345570 INFRARED ENDOSCOPIC BALLOON PROBES  
Balloon probes, adapted for use in endoscopy and other medical procedures, are useful to obtain spectroscopic information reflected or emitted from a tissue of interest in the infrared spectral...
US20100087709 BALLOON CATHETER SHEATH  
Apparatus and method for using disposable jackets or sheaths with many kinds of surgical devices, such as catheters and endoscopes. An inflatable balloon is mounted on an outside surface of the...
US20080091063 Endoscope assembly  
A locomotive endoscope assembly including a locomotive endoscope head, including a main portion extending along a longitudinal axis and having a first selectably inflatable balloon associated...
US20070010709 Endoscopy capsule  
An endoscopy capsule includes at least one magnetic element, interacting with an externally produced magnetic field, for the magnetic navigation of the endoscopy capsule. At least one gas...
US20070038026 Endoscope balloon control device and abnormality determining method of the endoscope balloon control device  
Comprising a pump for supplying or discharging gas to or from a balloon for fixing attached to a peripheral part of a tip part of an inserting unit of an endoscope; and a control unit for...
US20050222496 Ballon control apparatus  
A balloon control apparatus which controls operations for expanding and contracting a balloon attached to an insertion portion of an endoscope, or operations for expanding and contracting a...
US20110251458 ASSEMBLIES FOR USE WITH ENDOSCOPES AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF  
A side-mountable overtube for use with an endoscope including a sleeve formed with a slit, extending entirely along its length, and with a balloon inflation/deflation lumen communicating with a...
US20140180126 CATHETER WITH BALLOON AND IMAGING  
The invention provides an intravascular catheter with an expandable member such as a balloon with an imaging device on a surface of the expandable member. The imaging device can use an optical...
US20090082626 ENDOSCOPE AND ENDOSCOPE SYSTEM  
An endoscope has an insertion portion, an abutment portion, an increasing device and an observation portion. The insertion portion is an insertion portion which can be inserted into a subject. The...
US20060183974 Endoscope With Improved Maneuverability  
Apparatus and method for endoscopic examination of a tubular conduit are described. The apparatus is provided with an insertion tube fitted at a distal end thereof with an optical head for...
US20090023997 DEVICE FOR INSUFFLATING THE INTERIOR OF A GASTRIC CAVITY OF A PATIENT  
A method for endoscopically preventing insufflation of the small bowel during gastric procedures includes applying an obstruction member at the pyloric sphincter to block the passage of gas from...
US20070049796 Hood for endoscope, endoscope and method of fixing balloon for endoscope  
A hood 200 for an endoscope has a tube shape and is fitted to an end of an insertion part 12 of the endoscope. A base end 200B of the hood 200 is fitted to a forward end 60A of a first balloon 60....
US20060264707 Endoscope sheath  
A sheath and a method of operating the sheath are provided for assisting movement of an endoscope within a cavity of a patient's body. The sheath includes an everting shaft having an internal and...
US20070038025 Endoscope balloon control device  
Comprising first and second pumps for supplying or discharging air to or from a balloon for fixing attached to peripheral of a tip part of an overtube for an endoscope being inserted therethrough,...
US20100036200 BODY INSERTION INSTRUMENT  
A body insertion instrument has an inserting portion inserted into a body near a target organ as a target of surgery. The body insertion instrument further includes a space securing unit, disposed...
US20050004430 Endoscopic balloon insertion device for treatment of obesity and insertion technique of the same  
The present invention relates to a treatment of obesity, and in particular to a therapeutic method belonging to a surgical field for obesity wherein it is possible to reduce a calorie intake...
US20160066772 INFRARED ENDOSCOPIC BALLOON PROBES  
Balloon probes, adapted for use in endoscopy and other medical procedures, are useful to obtain spectroscopic information reflected or emitted from a tissue of interest in the infrared spectral...
US20150314110 BALLOON VISUALIZATION FOR TRAVERSING A VESSEL  
Systems and methods for controllably traversing a tubular vessel, e.g., of a patient's vasculature. In one example, a distal end of a catheter is positioned and/or repositioned utilizing direct...
US20100317921 BALLOON EXPANDABLE INTRAVASCULAR BASKET CATHETER  
The invention provides balloon-expandable intravascular basket-style catheters optimized for efficient interrogation of blood vessel walls. Related diagnostic systems and methods are also provided.
US20080051627 ENDOSCOPIC INSERTION OF BALLOON SYSTEM AND METHOD  
The present disclosure provides a method and system to facilitate endoscopic insertion of a balloon into tissues, such as submucosal tissues, and optional resection of tissues elevated by the...
US20150112138 HOOD FOR ENDOSCOPE, ENDOSCOPE AND METHOD OF FIXING BALLOON FOR ENDOSCOPE  
A hood for an endoscope has a tube shape and is fitted to an end of an insertion part of the endoscope. A base end of the hood is fitted to a forward end of a first balloon. The forward end of the...
US20080132757 System and Method for Performing Minimally Invasive Surgery Using a Multi-Channel Catheter  
A system and method from minimally invasive lung surgery employ a bronchoscope with a multi-channel catheter disposed in a channel of the bronchoscope. A transmitting antenna disposed at a distal...
US20090299137 ABDOMINAL OBSERVATION DEVICE  
A medical imaging device enables observation within the abdominal and pelvic cavity at a wide field of view and enables medical procedures to be carried out within the wide field of view. The...
US20100056865 ACTUATOR FOR INTRADUCTAL MOVING BODY AND ENDOSCOPE  
To bring a propulsion mechanism into reliable contact with a duct wall and transfer just a propulsion force to the duct wall without transferring an unnecessary retraction operation. An actuator...
US20080045791 Compact gynecological observation system for examination, imaging analysis and treatment  
The invention is a medical imaging device designed for insertion into the vagina for medical examination, imaging, image analysis and treatment of the interior of the vagina. The device comprises...
US20070239137 Intubation device for colonic decompression  
An intubation device is provided for use with a guide apparatus having a track that is adapted to be associated with an endoscope such that bending of the track is substantially decoupled from...
US20100217078 ACTUATOR FOR MOVING BODY IN TUBE, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND ENDOSCOPE  
An aspect of the actuator for the moving body in tube according to the present invention is characterized by including: a first expansion/contraction member which includes a first portion that...
US20130190565 SYSTEM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR OPTICAL IMAGING OF LUMINAL ORGANS, AND FOR CENTERING WITHIN AND CONTACTING A LUMINAL ORGAN  
Exemplary apparatus and method can be provided for obtaining data for at least one portion within at least one luminal or hollow sample. It is possible, e.g., using a first optical arrangement, to...
US20150073216 ENDOSCOPE FOR TISSUE DISSECTION AND VISUALIZATION  
One aspect of the present disclosure relates to an endoscope for facilitating a medical procedure by creating an anatomic space in or adjacent a target bodily tissue to be imaged. The endoscope...
US20060252989 Endoscopic apparatus provided with inflatable propelling sleeve  
An apparatus for endoscopic examination of a body passage includes a flexible endoscope and an inflatable sleeve, which upon inflation is capable of propelling the endoscope within the body...
US20100292537 INNER PRESSURE DETECTION DEVICE AND INNER PRESSURE DETECTION METHOD FOR INFLATION AND DEFLATION MEMBER, AND ENDOSCOPE APPARATUS  
An inner pressure detection device for an inflation and deflation member includes: a pressure detection device which detects a pressure of a fluid at a first position in a proximal end side of a...
US20070083084 Active tube and active tube system  
An active tube and its system are offered which can be directed by bending its tip, controlling the degree of bend, thereby easily capable of insertion into difficult positions, and which can be...
US20150352337 DEVICE FOR SUSTAINED RELEASE OF LIQUID, ENDOSCOPE HAVING THE SAME, AND INSTRUMENT FOR ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY HAVING THE SAME  
An device for sustained release of liquid according to the present invention includes: an outer pouch-shaped elastic member 2; an inner pouch-shaped elastic member placed inside the outer...
US20120253123 OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGICAL TREATMENT DEVICE AND METHOD  
An otorhinolaryngological treatment device includes: a flexible elongated body to be introduced into an accessory nasal cavity through a nasal cavity; an expansion body which is provided on the...
US20090247880 ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSIS SYSTEM AND PUMP APPARATUS  
An ultrasonic endoscope has an ultrasonic transducer for emitting and receiving ultrasonic waves, a balloon support, having the ultrasonic transducer, for supporting a balloon mounted thereon to...
US20150148608 SWITCHING VALVE UNIT AND ENDOSCOPE APPARATUS  
In an endoscope apparatus, a suction button unit (switching valve unit) includes a valve cylinder, a piston rod, a cap device and seal packing. Holes are formed in a piston chamber of the valve...
US20170164815 INFLATABLE BALLOON HOOD  
The present disclosure relates to the field of endoscopy. In particular, the present disclosure relates to systems and methods for navigating the tortious anatomy of the gastrointestinal (GI)...
US20080091067 MULTI-LUMEN CATHETER AND ENDOSCOPIC METHOD  
The present invention is directed towards a multi-lumen catheter with an expandable device, such as a balloon, incorporated into its surface. The multi-lumen catheter also has an opening in its...

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