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US20110190697 VASCULAR INTRODUCERS HAVING AN EXPANDABLE SECTION  
A vascular introducer having an expandable sheath. The sheath includes a balloon-expandable section and a self-expandable section, where the balloon-expandable section is distal to the...
US20120071856 Medical Device and Method for Treatment of a Sinus Opening  
A medical device and method for the treatment of a sinus opening includes a handle, a guide catheter, a guide wire, a balloon catheter, a guide wire movement mechanism and a balloon catheter...
US20110313356 PHOTODYNAMIC BONE STABILIZATION AND DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS  
Photodynamic bone stabilization and drug delivery systems are disclosed herein. In an embodiment, a photodynamic bone stabilization and drug delivery system of the present disclosure includes an...
US20140114233 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR TOXIN DELIVERY TO THE NASAL CAVITY  
Methods and systems for delivering toxin and toxin fragments to a patient's nasal cavity provide for both release of the toxin and delivery of energy which selectively porates target cells to...
US20130172815 SELECTIVE DRUG DELIVERY IN A LUMEN  
Methods and systems are disclosed for selective drug or fluid delivery in a lumen through a coating or fluid delivery channels. One system includes an elongate catheter having a proximal end and a...
US20120010564 SYSTEM FOR PERCUTANEOUSLY ADMINISTERING REDUCED PRESSURE TREATMENT USING BALLOON DISSECTION  
A reduced pressure delivery system for applying reduced pressure tissue treatment to a tissue site is provided. The system includes a manifold delivery tube and a balloon having an inner space....
US20150112257 MEDICAL BALLOON INCLUDING RADIOPAQUE INSERT FOR PRECISELY IDENTIFYING A WORKING SURFACE LOCATION  
A balloon catheter adapted for use with a guidewire includes an elongated, tubular shaft extending in a longitudinal direction, said shaft having a proximal end and a distal end. An inflatable...
US20120226231 BALLOON CATHETER  
A balloon catheter includes a core wire and an opening control portion. The core wire is formed of a long wire disposed in an outer shaft and includes a pushing portion. The opening control...
US20120253316 PERCUTANEOUS BIOLOGIC DELIVERY SYSTEM  
A bone grafting delivery device, method and kit is provided. The bone grafting material delivery device may include a needle having a cutting edge located at a distal end of the needle. The needle...
US20130041316 CATHETER WITH DISRUPTABLE GUIDEWIRE CHANNEL  
The present invention is a catheter device that includes a disruptable guidewire channel. The guidewire channel is configured to provide necessary trackability of the catheter along the guidewire...
US20150045728 DEVICE FOR TREATING CHRONIC TOTAL OCCLUSION  
A catheterization system for treatment of a condition within a blood vessel is provided with a catheter, a balloon immediately adjacent to the distal end of the catheter, an inflation device for...
US20120220933 Therapeutic Delivery Devices, Systems, and Methods for Multiple Sclerosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, and Pulmonary Embolism  
Methods and devices are disclosed that, in various embodiments and permutations and combinations of inventions, diagnose and treat Multiple Sclerosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, and/or Pulmonary...
US20150099969 MEDICAL BALLOON INCLUDING A RADIOPAQUE WIRE FOR PRECISELY IDENTIFYING A WORKING SURFACE LOCATION  
A balloon catheter for use in connection with a guidewire comprises an elongated, tubular shaft extending in a longitudinal direction, said shaft having a proximal end and a distal end, an...
US20140213970 CATHETER BALLOON AND METHOD OF FABRICATION  
A process for forming a catheter balloon includes subjecting a tubular parison in a mold to molding fluid pressure. The resulting catheter balloon includes a balloon portion having two ends and...
US20120330147 Therapeutic Inflatable Devices, Systems, and Methods for Multiple Sclerosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, and Pulmonary Embolism  
Methods and devices are disclosed that, in various embodiments and permutations and combinations of inventions, diagnose and treat Multiple Sclerosis, Deep Vein Thrombosis, and/or Pulmonary...
US20120067345 Nasal Dilation Method And Device  
A nasal dilator adapted to stretch facial skin, including a resilient layer and attachment means. The resilient layer has an equilibrium configuration and a plurality of nonequilibrium...
US20140074022 LOADING TOOLS FOR USE WITH BALLOON CATHETERS  
Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example medical device may include a loading tool. The loading tool may include a tubular member that is...
US20140316335 Method for producing a bioactive surface on an endoprosthesis or on the balloon of a balloon catheter  
A balloon with a bioactive surface is prepared by softening the surface of the balloon. The surface of the balloon is moistened with a solution of an active ingredient and the solvent is separated...
US20100324534 NASAL PACKING DEVICE  
A kit for packing and supporting the nasal cavities after surgical procedures performed on the nose comprising two inflatable non-elastomeric balloons (6′, 6″) and inflation means (27) arranged so...
US20140277399 TISSUE ADHESIVE COATINGS FOR DRUG COATED BALLOON  
A therapeutic formulation is described for a drug delivery balloon comprising a therapeutic formulation which includes a therapeutic agent and an adhesion additive. The adhesion additive promotes...
US20140316515 Method for producing a bioactive surface on an endoprosthesis or on the balloon of a balloon catheter  
In a method for producing a bioactive surface on an endoprosthesis or on the balloon of a balloon catheter, the surface of the endoprosthesis or the surface of the balloon is softened. The surface...
US20150088064 UPPER ESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER DILATOR  
An apparatus for dilating an upper esophageal sphincter. The apparatus includes an elongated expandable member having a cross-section shaped to support a natural shape of an upper esophageal...
US20120053404 Devices and Methods for Inserting a Sinus Dilator  
Devices that are adapted to insert a sinus dilator into a stenotic opening of a paranasal sinus in a subject patient using minimally invasive insertion procedures are provided. The devices and...
US20130338637 CATHETER SYSTEMS AND METHODS USEFUL FOR CELL THERAPY  
Described in one aspect is a multi-pressure monitoring system for cell or other therapy includes a first catheter having a first lumen for accepting a treatment device, a second lumen for...
US20130072869 Intra-Gastric Timed-Release Drug Delivery System  
A timed-release drug delivery assembly includes an expandable structure and drug microparticles. The expandable structure is defined by host material that causes expansion of the expandable...
US20110160698 Balloon Catheter for Treating Stenosis of Body Passages and for Preventing Threatening Restenosis  
The present invention is directed to a method for coating catheter balloons with a defined amount of a pharmacologically active agent, wherein the coating method uses a coating device having a...
US20130345628 NARROW PROFILE CATHETER WITH DEFORMATION-RESISTIVE GUIDEWIRE LUMEN  
The present disclosure relates to a catheter having a longitudinal guidewire lumen defined by a first tube configured for an over-the-wire or rapid-exchange mode of operation, the wall of the...
US20120109276 CATHETER, SYSTEM FOR APPLYING AN INTRALUMINAL ENDOPROSTHESIS AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING SAME  
The present invention relates to a catheter comprising a balloon (10, 30) and at least one pharmaceutically active substance. To enable more accurate dosing of the pharmaceutically active...
US20110028886 Catheter  
An apparatus for treatment of tissue within a body requiring thermotherapy includes a catheter to be inserted into a bodily conduit, an energy-emitting source disposed within the catheter, a...
US20150238736 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERING DRUGS TO A TREATMENT SITE  
A catheter system includes a catheter having a first balloon and a second balloon. The first balloon is longitudinally offset from the second balloon along the length of the catheter. The first...
US20150196739 BALLOON CATHETER HAVING A SHAFT WITH A VARIABLE STIFFNESS INNER TUBULAR MEMBER  
A catheter having an elongated shaft and a balloon on a distal shaft section, the elongated shaft comprising an outer tubular member, and an inner tubular member which has a bonded portion along...
US20120083733 CATHETER ASSEMBLY WITH GUARD  
A catheter assembly includes an expandable and collapsible structure having an outer surface. The expandable and collapsible structure is adapted to expand between a contracted state and a dilated...
US20110152764 BALLOON CATHETER HAVING IMPROVED BALLOON SEAL  
The end cap is preferably formed of a relatively high durometer material with an inner surface on an outer surface of the shaft and on an outer surface of the balloon skirt section, and contacts a...
US20150065949 PLEURAL DRAINAGE SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE  
A pleural drainage system having an inflatable membrane and a method of using the system are disclosed. The pleural drainage system includes a pleural drainage catheter system. The pleural...
US20110071415 PLEURAL DRAINAGE SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE  
A pleural drainage system having an inflatable membrane and a method of using the system are disclosed. The pleural drainage system includes a pleural drainage catheter system. The pleural...
US20130253476 BLADDER DRUG ELUTING DEVICE  
A drug delivery system that can be deployed from a catheter and retained within the bladder for delivery of treatment drug solutions over a period of time. The delivery system includes an...
US20140155825 Pharmaceutical-Coated Medical Products, the Production Thereof and the use Thereof  
This present invention concerns a new combination of balloon catheters and formulations containing active substances that adhere to the surface of the balloon membrane. Furthermore the present...
US20110238011 PHARMACEUTICAL-COATED MEDICAL PRODUCTS, THE PRODUCTION THEREOF AND THE USE THEREOF  
This present invention concerns a new combination of balloon catheters and formulations containing active substances that adhere to the surface of the balloon membrane. Furthermore the present...
US20130253466 CONTROLLABLE INFLATION PROFILE BALLOON COVER APPARATUS AND METHODS  
Embodiments are presented of a balloon assembly operable to provide a balloon diameter vs. balloon pressure profile generally depicting a balloon inflation sequence providing at least one...
US20130261549 MEDICAL BALLOON WITH TEXTURED OR ROUGHENED OUTER LAYER  
A medical balloon of a balloon catheter has at least first and second layers in which the second, outer, layer is made of a material having a lower melting or softening temperature than the inner...
US20140171912 DRUG-ELUTING ANGIOPLASTY BALLOON SYSTEMS  
Systems, devices, and methods are provided for drug-eluting angioplasty balloons. An underlying balloon core member is protected by a core-screen from mechanical and flow shear forces during...
US20120065718 CATHETER BALLOON AND METHOD FOR FORMING SAME  
A catheter balloon and method involves extruded tubing with multiple layers of different durometer values, selected such that the blow up ratio (BUR) at the balloon's inner surface is increased....
US20120071857 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR TREATING DISORDERS OF THE SINUSES  
A medical device for the treatment of a sinus opening includes a handle, a grooming sheath, a rail, a guide wire, a balloon catheter and a balloon catheter movement mechanism. A method for...
US20130066268 Coating Method for a Folded Balloon  
The present invention relates to compositions which are suitable for selective filling or selective coating of folds of a folded balloon, and especially relates to compositions of a contrast agent...
US20130035637 COATED FOLDED MEDICAL DEVICE  
A non-polymeric or biological coating applied to a radially expandable interventional medical device in a collapsed, wrapped, or folded configuration, the coating applied within at least one fold....
US20140316368 REDUCED PRESSURE AUGMENTATION OF MICROFRACTURE PROCEDURES FOR CARTILAGE REPAIR  
A system for applying a treatment to a defect in one bone of two bones forming a joint that comprises a bladder for delivering a reduced pressure to the defect and for providing a positive...
US20140364832 TAMPONADE TROCAR DEVICE AND METHOD  
A tamponade trocar includes an elongate balloon having a closed distal end and is adapted to expand from a small diameter to a large diameter. A cannula is positioned at a proximal portion within...
US20110245767 BALLOON FOLDING APPARATUS, METHODS AND PRODUCTS  
A medical balloon may be configured by at least partially inflating the medical balloon and forming at least one primary lobe in the balloon. The primary lobe extends from a central portion of the...
US20110137244 Tissue Expander Configured for Drug Delivery  
A device includes a tissue expanding portion and an enclosure positioned on a surface of the tissue expanding portion. The enclosure includes an enclosure wall and a drug formulation pocket...
US20110224538 Echo-Opaque Catheter and method of use  
A system and its method of use for identifying a patient's urethral anatomic course for the precise placement of a treatment element into the patient's prostate, wherein a echo-opaque catheter is...