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US20120283545 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DEEP VASCULAR ACCESS  
Percutaneous endovascular delivery of cardiac prosthetic devices is described through deep vascular access. Specifically, minimally intrusive access is achieved at points in the vascular tree...
US20120078186 CATHETER WITH EXPANDABLE FLOW AREA  
In at least one embodiment of the present invention, a catheter for insertion into a patient's body is provided. The catheter comprises an elongated member having a proximal portion extending to a...
US20140200550 TWO-PIECE TRANSSEPTAL CANNULA, DELIVERY SYSTEM, AND METHOD OF DELIVERY  
A cannula assembly for directing blood from the heart of a patient and a minimally invasive method of implanting the same. The cannula assembly includes a flexible cannula body having a proximal...
US20120130235 RETROGRADE ENTRY ANTEGRADE PLACEMENT FOR FEMORAL ARTERY ACCESS  
A Retrograde Entry Antegrade Placement (REAP) method and apparatus facilitate the antegrade (i.e., in the direction of blood flow) placement of endovascular devices for treatment of lower...
US20120203199 Method and apparatus for providing access to an internal body organ  
Catheter systems and methods for facilitating the delivery of a therapeutic agent directly to the interior of a body organ, and/or the extraction of material from said organ. The catheter distal...
US20150133865 INTRODUCER  
An introducer is configured to distinguish an introducer provided with a sheath tube whose wall thickness is reduced, from an introducer provided with a sheath tube whose wall thickness is not...
US20140025038 SYSTEMS, DEVICES, AND METHODS FOR TRANSEPTAL ATRIAL PUNCTURE USING AN ENGAGEMENT CATHETER PLATFORM  
Multichannel systems for engaging a bodily tissue and methods of using the same. In at least one embodiment of an exemplary multichannel system for engaging a tissue of the present disclosure, the...
US20140257186 ANTIMICROBIAL INTRODUCER AND NEEDLE  
A device for threading a conduit into a communication with a vein or artery beneath the skin of a patient, during insertion of components such as a PICC line is provided. Surfaces of a hollow...
US20100249491 TWO-PIECE TRANSSEPTAL CANNULA, DELIVERY SYSTEM, AND METHOD OF DELIVERY  
A cannula assembly for directing blood from the heart of a patient and a minimally invasive method of implanting the same. The cannula assembly includes a flexible cannula body having a proximal...
US20150032056 INTRODUCER  
An introducer is configured to distinguish an introducer provided with a sheath tube whose wall thickness is reduced, from an introducer provided with a sheath tube whose wall thickness is not...
US20130317438 VASCULAR ACCESS CONFIGURATION  
One embodiment is directed to a system for creating translumenal vascular access, comprising a dilator adaptor member having proximal and distal ends and defining a dilator adaptor lumen...
US20110295206 CENTRAL VENOUS ACCESS SYSTEM  
A catheter system and method of use for re-establishing venous access near an occluded vessel.
US20130317439 VASCULAR ACCESS CONFIGURATION  
One embodiment is directed to a geometric adaptor apparatus for assisting with translumenal vascular access, comprising a dilator adaptor member having proximal and distal ends and defining a...
US20150174376 STRETCHABLE-DIAMETER INSERTER AND METHODS  
A stretchable-diameter inserter, for hemodynamic studies and related operations, is characterized in that it comprises an inserter tube, a hemostatic valve designed for preventing blood from...
US20120035548 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ESTABLISHING VASCULAR ACCESS  
Systems, kits, and methods for establishing vascular access are described. A system typically includes a radially expandable sleeve, a dilator, and a guidewire. The methods comprise positioning...
US20120179103 MULTI-LUMEN CATHETER WITH INCREASED FLOW AREA  
In at least one embodiment, a catheter for insertion into a patient for providing treatment is provided. The catheter comprises an elongated shaft having a proximal portion extending to a distal...
US20060282041 Insert for coupling sheaths used in medical devices  
An insert for joining sheaths for use in a medical device is described. The insert has a first end including a first operative coupling and a second end including a second operative coupling. The...
US20150151087 SHEATH FOR GASTROSTOMA, SHEATHED DILATOR, SHEATH FOR GASTROSTOMA WITH INSERTION AID, GASTROSTOMY CATHETER KIT, AND METHOD OF SPLITTING SHEATH FOR GASTROSTOMA  
The present invention provides a sheath for gastrostoma (1), a sheathed dilator, a gastrostomy catheter kit and a method of splitting a sheath for gastrostoma. The sheath for gastrostoma (1)...
US20140371676 CATHETERS AND DILATORS FOR TRANS-SEPTAL PROCEDURES AND METHODS FOR MAKING AND USING THEM  
Devices and methods are provided for performing a medical procedure using a trans-septal approach. The device includes a dilator including a proximal end, a distal end terminating in a distal tip,...
US20060189940 Implant positioning system and method  
A system for delivering an injectable material to a site within a mammal, the system comprising a cannula and a needle. The cannula defining an aperture in a side wall thereof and comprising an...
US20140025036 ACCESS DEVICE  
An access device for placing a medical article within a body space includes a needle, a dilator, and a sheath. The needle can include an elongated needle body and a hub from which the needle body...
US20120220942 Medical Component Insertion Device Including a Retractable Needle  
An insertion device for use in assisting with the placement of a medical device within the body of a patient is disclosed. For example, the insertion device can be employed to assist with the...
US20070270751 Transseptal catheterization assembly and methods  
Improved hand assemblies and methods combining a number of the separate known devices used in transseptal catheterization procedures, including sheaths, dilators, and needle assemblies (including...
US20050124937 Expandable percutaneous sheath  
Disclosed is an expandable percutaneous sheath, for introduction into the body while in a first, low cross-sectional area configuration, and subsequent expansion to a second, enlarged...
US20140276532 Method and Apparatus for Placing a Cannula in a Bladder  
A cannula is placed in an enlarged opening through a bladder wall and an abdominal wall by applying pulling tension to a placement guide extending through a small pathway to hold an inflated...
US20110270191 Fast-acting or rotating transseptal needle  
A transseptal medical device (10, 110) is provided including a dilator (12, 112), a needle (14, 114), and a needle control mechanism (22, 122). The needle (14, 114) may be disposed within the...
US20060217664 Telescoping vascular dilator  
A telescoping dilator assembly is configured for percutaneous insertion of large diameter intravascular devices into a blood vessel while avoiding kinking of a guidewire and minimizing blood loss....
US20090227836 MEDICAL SYSTEMS FOR ACCESSING AN INTERNAL BODILY OPENING  
Medical systems, devices and methods are provided for accessing a bodily opening that, among other things, are safe and reliable, and facilitate manipulation of a medical instrument. The medical...
US20120316500 ACCESS DEVICE  
An access device for placing a medical article within a body space includes a needle, a dilator, and a medical article. The needle can include an elongated needle body with a distal end and a hub...
US20050245876 Apparatus and methods for facilitating access through a puncture including sealing compound therein  
Apparatus for delivering a sleeve into a puncture through tissue includes a tubular sheath including a lumen extending between its proximal end and an opening in its distal end. The sleeve...
US20120004610 Vascular Introducer And Method Of Using Same  
A vascular introducer for accessing a circulatory system of a patient includes a sheath and a dilator. The sheath includes a fitting attached at a proximal end, and includes a liner that is longer...
US20100160863 Catheter Introducer System  
A catheter introducer system is provided with a catheter sheath having a valve providing for a friction fit around a catheter. The friction fit is selectively adjustable to vary between a first...
US20140276432 VASCULAR ACCESS DEVICE  
An access device for placing a medical article within a body space includes a needle, a dilator, and a sheath. The dilator can be coaxially and slideably disposed about the needle, and the sheath...
US20140114140 Tissue Retractor  
A tissue retractor device suitable for spinal surgery. The device includes base apparatus to which three blades are circumferentially hinged, the blades closing upon each other in default position...
US20130204226 Pressure Actuated Catheter Valve  
This invention provides catheter assemblies and methods for insertion of a catheter into a vessel. The assemblies include a resilient valve in the hub of the catheter that can be opened by...
US20120179102 Shielding Dilator for Use with a Catheter  
A dilator system for insertion of a catheter or other elongate device into a body of a patient includes a catheter having a lumen that initially defines a first inner diameter. The catheter...
US20110276002 ACCESS DEVICE  
In some embodiments of the invention, an access device can be provided. Advantageously, the access device can enhance the detection of the device's access into a desired body space. For example,...
US20140180211 DILATOR, INTRODUCER ASSEMBLY, AND MEDICAL TOOL  
A dilator includes a first section, a second section, a third section, and a fourth section which have different diameters and are adjacent to each other in an axial direction, an angle formed by...
US20090326461 LOW PROFILE INSTRUMENT ACCESS DEVICE  
A low profile surgical access device includes an elongated cannula having an opening defined at a proximal end thereof including an inner peripheral surface dimensioned to facilitate passage of...
US20120283640 ACCESS DEVICE  
An access device places a medical article within a body space of a patient. The device has a needle that includes a needle body and hub. The device further includes a dilator coaxially disposed...
US20120211006 Automated Needle Insertion Mechanism  
A device is provided for automatically inserting a catheter or other medical implement into a patient. An imaging module (100) identifies a selected point of insertion on the patient. A...
US20120150118 Apparatus for Peripheral Vascular Access  
This invention provides devices and methods for insertion of a catheter into a vessel. The devices include coaxial slidably mounted needle, dilator and catheter components. The methods include...
US20090209912 Apparatus for peripheral vascular access  
This invention provides devices and methods for insertion of a catheter into a vessel. The devices include coaxial slidably mounted needle, dilator and catheter components. The methods include...
US20060229653 Intra-abdominal medical method and associated device  
In a surgical method, a hollow needle is inserted into a hollow internal organ of a patient through a natural body opening. A wireless scanning apparatus is operated externally of the patient to...
US20150038944 FLEXIBLE MEDICAL ARTICLE AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME  
A method of making a flexible medical article or tube, for example, a sheath for a vascular access device, is provided. The method can include extruding a polymer, for example, a...
US20150190168 ACCESS DEVICE  
An access device places a medical article within a body space of a patient. The device has a needle that includes an elongated body and a needle hub. The device further includes a dilator disposed...
US20110270192 ACCESS DEVICE  
An access device places a medical article within a body space of a patient. The device has a needle that includes an elongated body and a needle hub. The device further includes a dilator disposed...
US20140221977 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR NEEDLE AND CATHETER ADVANCEMENT  
Intravenous access is achieved by introducing a catheter over an access needle which is initially present in the catheter. A tapered dilating element is positioned over the needle and provides a...
US20080262431 ACCESS DEVICE  
An access device places a medical article within a body space of a patient. The device has a needle that includes an elongated body and a needle hub. The device further includes a dilator disposed...
US20100198005 SURGICAL ACCESS DEVICE  
A surgical access device comprises a conduit comprising a proximal portion and a distal portion. An inflatable member at least partially surrounds a portion of the conduit and is positioned...
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