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US20150258323 GAS INSUFFLATION AND SUCTION/IRRIGATION TUBING  
A medical tubing being flexible and kink-free as gas insufflation tubing and non-collapsible as suction/irrigation tubing is provided. The tubing is lightweight and thin-walled. The tubing has a...
US20150080858 CATHETER AND METHOD OF MAKING THE SAME  
A method of manufacturing a catheter includes wrapping a sheet of material having an inner adhesive layer around a reinforcement member. The catheter manufactured is a resilient tube having a...
US20120179097 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR AN ADJUSTABLE STIFFNESS CATHETER  
Apparatus and methods for an endovascular catheter that can be inserted within tortuous body anatomies and then selectively stiffened and fixed in place. In a particular embodiment, this stiffness...
US20140142551 METHOD OF PRODUCING CATHETER TUBE AND CONTINUOUS BODY OF THE SAME  
A method of producing a catheter tube allows a plurality of catheter tubes to be continuously produced using a common core rod, with a proximal end connecting part efficiently attached. The method...
US20130090630 Insertion facilitation device for catheters  
Devices that facilitate insertion of tube-like structures, e.g., catheters and other medical devices, into passages in mammalian bodies, e.g. in the human body. Devices according to various...
US20110066139 INSERTION FACILITATION DEVICE FOR CATHETERS  
Devices that facilitate insertion of tube-like structures, e.g., catheters and other medical devices, into passages in mammalian bodies, e.g. in the human body. Devices according to various...
US20110270170 Steerable Medical Device Having Means For Imparting Multiple Curves in the Device  
A steerable elongated medical device that is capable of forming as ā€œsā€ shaped bend. The devices include an outer tube extending between an outer tube proximal segment and an outer tube distal...
US20130331820 CATHETER WITH SPIRAL SLIT TERMINATING IN SLIT TERMINATION PORTION ORIENTED TO SUPPRESS CRACK OCCURRENCE  
A catheter comprising a sheath to be inserted into a living body, wherein the sheath includes a tubular reinforcement layer of at least one layer, which is formed with a spiral slit continuous...
US20110224650 CATHETER  
A catheter comprising a sheath to be inserted into a living body, wherein the sheath includes a tubular reinforcement layer of at least one layer, which is formed with a spiral slit continuous...
US20110082442 EXTERNALLY REINFORCED PERCUTANEOUS GASTROSTOMY TUBE WITH CUSTOMIZABLE SMOOTH TUBE LENGTH  
The length of a reinforced tube that is made of a fluid-tight tube with an external helical support structure and an elastomeric material disposed at least in the trough between successive turns...
US20120232479 BALLOON CATHETER AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE  
A tubular catheter support member comprises a plurality of annular segments stacked along a longitudinal axis of the catheter, and a plurality of beams connecting respective annular segments in...
US20120123259 MULTILUMEN CATHETER WITH PRESSURE RESISTANT LUMEN AND METHOD  
The assembly comprises two or more catheter tubes fused together to form a fused catheter bundle. Each tube has at least one lumen extending longitudinally through the catheter from its distal end...
US20150238727 CATHETER  
A catheter that can efficiently transmit a pressing force applied to the distal end of the catheter without breaking at a midpoint of the catheter. The catheter includes a metal tube having a...
US20120035586 Infusion Catheter And Method  
An infusion catheter includes an elongate catheter body having a proximal body component and a distal body component. The distal body component includes a distal body outer surface and a distal...
US20100305510 Method of Securing A Line To A Patient, Fasteners, and Their Use to Secure A Line To A Patient  
Fastener for securing a tube to a patient having a sleeve of variable length capable when lengthened of gripping the tube.
US20110213303 Reinforced Catheter Or Sheath With Reduced Friction Surface  
A reinforced catheter or sheath includes an inner tube manufactured via an extrusion process from a mixture of thermoplastic and hollow glass beads. The resultant tube exhibits an inner goose bump...
US20120238872 GUIDE WIRE  
A guide wire for a catheter comprises an elongated hollow shaft has a lumen for delivering or leading away the fluid, and an insertion aid in the form of a flexible wire coil connected coaxially...
US20140081243 COLLARLESS GUIDE EXTENSION CATHETER  
Embodiments of the disclosure describe an example guide extension catheter. The guide extension catheter may include a proximal shaft having a proximal end, a distal end, the distal end having an...
US20090143633 Transparent Catheters for Endoscopic Localization  
Devices and methods are disclosed for the direct visualization and localization of a target area within a body lumen through the optically clear walls of a graduated catheter. An elongated...
US20140249508 GUIDE EXTENSION CATHETER WITH A RETRACTABLE WIRE  
Embodiments of the present disclosure describe a guide extension catheter with a retractable wire. The guide extension catheter may include a proximal shaft having a first outer diameter. The...
US20100249754 Guide Catheter With Removable Support  
Catheters such as guide catheters can be configured for delivery of devices to vasculature portions such as intracranial spaces while retaining a desired level of flexibility. A catheter having an...
US20090221949 Device and method for circulatory isolation and treatment of a part of a body  
An apparatus for circulatory isolation and treatment of a part of a patient's body includes a fluid circulation loop having a first end and a second end, a flow obstructer adapted for obstructing...
US20130237962 CATHETER ASSEMBLY  
Provided is a catheter assembly that can increase the degree of freedom for selecting a guide wire to be used. The catheter assembly includes an outer catheter and an inner catheter. The outer...
US20050228361 Atraumatic ureteral access sheath  
A ureteral access sheath having nonuniform axial-stiffness adapted for proximal pushability needed for placement while also having distal flexibility to minimize trauma to the body lumen and...
US20140121629 Elastic Introducer Sheath  
An elastic percutaneous elastic introducer sheath is disclosed which can locally expand and reduce to accommodate a transcatheter medical device. The elastic introducer sheath includes a...
US20100256603 Micro-fabricated Catheter Devices Formed Having Elastomeric Fill Compositions  
A catheter device comprising: a micro-fabricated elongated outer member having an outer surface and an interior surface forming a lumen extending from a proximal end to a distal end and a...
US20120150150 Tube assembly and method for making the assembly  
A tube assembly including a flexible tube joined to a connector with the tube having an insert liner located therein at least in an area of a distal end of the connector that provides improved...
US20150196731 Multi-Lumen Catheters for Small Body Vessel Applications  
Catheters adapted for use in small body vessels are described. A catheter includes an elongate shaft having a main body that defines first and second lumens. An inner tubular member is disposed in...
US20090165881 CATHETER SHAFT AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE  
A method of manufacturing a catheter assembly generally includes providing a catheter shaft having an outer layer and an inner reinforcing layer; removing at least a portion of the outer layer...
US20090198218 NEUROSURGICAL INSTRUMENTS  
A catheter assembly for insertion into the brain. The assembly comprises a first length of tubing made of a first material. A second material surrounds the first length of tubing, the second...
US20080097394 Drainage catheter with pig-tail straightener  
A drainage catheter, including a catheter tube body that can have a pig-tail loop in a distal end, a rigid member configured to be placed inside of the catheter, a pig-tail straightening sleeve...
US20100298813 Method and apparatus for extensible intravenous drip line  
The extensible intravenous (ā€œi.v.ā€) drip line tubing uses a helical accordion support structure on which the i.v. tubing is attached. The helical accordion backbone has some tendency to spring...
US20080125752 Catheter assembly having a modified reinforcement layer  
Catheter shafts and methods for making and using the same. An example catheter shaft includes an elongate liner, a reinforcement member disposed on the liner, and a sheath disposed on the...
US20080200874 SYSTEM FOR INTRALUMINAL TRAVEL WITHIN LIVING VASCULATURE  
Embodiments of the invention include a catheter, comprising: a lumen having a distal end and a proximal end; one or more marker bands circumferentially arranged around the lumen; a support...
US20100256604 Micro-fabricated Catheter Devices Formed Having Elastomeric Compositions  
A catheter device comprising: a micro-fabricated elongated outer member having an outer surface and an interior surface forming a lumen extending from a proximal end to a distal end; and an outer...
US20140236123 Elastic Introducer Sheath  
An elastic percutaneous elastic introducer sheath is disclosed which can locally expand and reduce to accommodate a transcatheter medical device. The elastic introducer sheath includes a...
US20100094257 INVENTORY SPARING CATHETER SYSTEM  
Some embodiments relate to a catheter system having a changeable or adjustable working length. The catheter system can comprise a proximal end, a distal end, and a first axial lumen configured to...
US20090112186 Catheter assembly with increased torsional stiffness  
A catheter assembly having improved torsional stiffness. In one embodiment, the assembly includes a medical catheter and a torsional stiffener. The medical catheter may be a tubular member made of...
US20080097293 Steerable catheter with rapid exchange lumen  
A medical device for advancement over a guidewire includes a number of lumens therein including a working channel lumen, one or more control wire lumens, and a guidewire lumen. A flexible support...
US20100030192 CATHETER SHAFT BOND ARRANGEMENTS AND METHODS  
A catheter shaft bond arrangement includes a first catheter shaft defining a first lumen, a second catheter shaft defining a second lumen, and a first bonding member. The first bonding member is...
US20100145430 RETRACTABLE CATHETER  
A retractable catheter including an elongate tubular sheath having at least in a distal portion made of a relatively flexible material, a reinforcing structure made of a relatively inextensible...
US20050070879 Transition section for a catheter  
A catheter having a proximal shaft defining a guidewire lumen and an inflation lumen. The inflation lumen is arcuate shaped and reinforced with a tube having an arcuate shaped cross-section or...
US20080161774 Catheter with embedded components and method of its manufacture  
A method of manufacturing a catheter includes providing an outer shaft having a lumen therethrough and at least one catheter component disposed at least partially within the lumen, placing an...
US20080103483 Infusion catheter with composite tip  
A catheter for use with a medical infusion or other fluid system. The catheter may include a flexible elongate tubular core that is resistant to radial collapse, and a separate tubular tip member...
US20090149834 REINFORCED ENTERAL FEEDING CATHETER  
An enteral feeding catheter includes inner and outer layers of tubes and a spring positioned between them. The inner and outer tubes are coupled together so that the spring is held between them....
US20100317969 Nasolacrimal duct probing, intubating and irrigating device  
A device and method for performing probing and intubation of the nasolacrimal system includes a tubular probe through which a tracer fluid is injected and collected in the nasal cavity to verify...
US20090264863 Articulating Tip Tetherless Catheter System  
A catheter system includes a concentrically arranged proximal catheter and an inner catheter; a conical tip attached to a distal end of the inner catheter; and at least one articulating assembly...
US20090216185 BALLOON CATHETER WITH DURABLE TIP PORTION  
A durable distal tip structure for an intravascular catheter that may include a distal portion comprising a ring of durable material configured to provide a durable distal tip to the catheter, and...
US20090054874 MULTI-LUMEN CATHETER INCLUDING A LUMEN HAVING A VARIABLE CROSS SECTIONAL AREA  
A multi-lumen catheter configured for insertion into the vasculature of a patient for fluid infusion into or fluid aspiration from the patient is disclosed. The multi-lumen catheter includes one...
US20100286791 Integrated system for the ballistic and nonballistic infixion and retrieval of implants  
Provided are methods and apparatus for the use of magnetic traction to maintain the patency of a tubular anatomical structure, whether a vessel, duct, the trachea, bronchus, bile duct, ureter, vas...

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