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US20140081289 LEAD REMOVAL SLEEVE  
Methods and systems for removing an object, such as a lead, from formed tissue are provided. Specifically, a lead removal sleeve is configured to engage patient formed tissue at a dilation...
US20140288667 Sensing or Stimulating Activity of Tissue  
An intravascular device for placement within an animal vessel, the intravascular device being adapted to at least one of sense and stimulate activity of neural tissue located outside the vessel...
US20150018839 TECHNIQUES FOR PLACING MEDICAL LEADS FOR ELECTRICAL STIMULATION OF NERVE TISSUE  
This disclosure is directed to extra, intra, and transvascular medical lead placement techniques for arranging medical leads and electrical stimulation and/or sensing electrodes proximate nerve...
US20120296230 NEUROLOGIC MONITORING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A method, system, and products that allow for accurate localization, virtual depiction, and testing of nerve(s) or neural structures that course through or around a proposed surgical site are...
US20100168761 DEVICES FOR ACCESSING THE PERICARDIAL SPACE SURROUNDING THE HEART  
Devices for accessing the pericardial space surrounding the heart. In at least one embodiment of a delivery catheter for use in accessing a pericardial space surrounding the external surface of a...
US20090131907 Endoscopic Cardiac Surgery  
Apparatus and surgical methods establish temporary suction attachment to a target site on the surface of a bodily organ for enhancing accurate placement of a surgical instrument maintained in...
US20060184221 Trans-septal catheter with retention mechanism  
A trans-septal guide catheter for providing access through the septum separating a first heart chamber from a second heart chamber that includes an elongated guide catheter body extending between...
US20170128718 SURGICAL GUIDE AND METHOD FOR GUIDING A THERAPY DELIVERY DEVICE INTO THE PTERYGOPALATINE FOSSA  
A surgical guide to facilitate delivery of a therapy delivery device into the pterygopalatine fossa of a subject includes a curvilinear body having a distal end portion, a proximal end portion,...
US20160008029 ANALYTE SENSOR  
The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for measuring an analyte in a host. More particularly, the present invention relates to systems and methods for transcutaneous...
US20110004207 Flexible Neural Localization Devices and Methods  
Described herein are devices, systems and methods for determining if a nerve is nearby a device or portion of a device. The neural stimulation tools described herein are configured to be flexible...
US20100179562 STIMULATION LEADS, DELIVERY SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USE  
Devices, systems and methods are provided for accessing and treating anatomies associated with a variety of conditions while minimizing possible complications and side effects. This is achieved by...
US20160022303 LEAD REMOVAL SLEEVE  
Methods and systems for removing an object, such as a lead, from formed tissue are provided. Specifically, a lead removal sleeve is configured to engage patient formed tissue at a dilation...
US20160022302 LEAD EXTRACTION METHODS AND APPARATUS  
According to one aspect, a device for assisting in removing an implanted lead is provided. The device comprises a body portion having a center adapted to accommodate the lead, a cutting component...
US20120095479 Endocardial Lead Removing Apparatus  
The invention provides an apparatus having a tubular member for receiving an endocardial lead implanted within a patient's body. Disposed generally at a distal end of the tubular member is at...
US20150265182 Implantable Biosensor and Methods of Use Thereof  
Disclosed herein is an analyte sensing device capable of continuously monitoring metabolic levels of a plurality of analytes. The device comprises an external unit, which, for example, could be...
US20110196361 Combination Electrical Stimulating and Infusion Medical Device and Method  
A combined electrical and chemical stimulation lead is especially adapted for providing treatment to the spine and nervous system. The stimulation lead includes electrodes that may be selectively...
US20100114114 CORONARY VEIN NAVIGATOR  
A system and method for navigating coronary vasculature involves use of a guide catheter system which includes a guide catheter, a navigator catheter longitudinally displaceable within the guide...
US20050234507 Medical tool for access to internal tissue  
A medical tool for minimally invasive access to the pericardium or similar internal tissue. The medical tool includes a shaft with jaws disposed on a distal end of the shaft and a mechanism for...
US20050033315 Apparatus and method for guiding a medical device  
The present invention provides a device for guiding a medical instrument with respect to a patient. The device includes a base. The lower portion of the base has a bottom surface configured for...
US20080139903 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INSERTION OF A SENSOR USING AN INTRODUCER  
A device and method for delivering a device such as a sensor or fluid transport structure or a fluid transport structure sensor combination into, for example, animal skin. Such a device utilizes...
US20110276056 METHODS, SYSTEMS AND DEVICES FOR REDUCING MIGRATION  
Devices, systems and methods for reducing migration of leads, catheters and similar devices are provided. In particular, devices, systems and methods are provided for creating a slack anchor which...
US20110125163 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE SYSTEM WITH FIXATION MEMBER  
A fixation device for a subcutaneous implantable medical device includes a deformable tip portion that reduces in width when coupled with a fixation tool such that implantation of the implantable...
US20110022057 APPARATUS AND METHODS FOR TRANSFERRING AN IMPLANTED ELONGATE BODY TO A REMOTE SITE  
A transfer guidewire assembly configured to manipulate an implanted elongate body includes a flexible elongate portion, such as a guidewire, and coupler. The flexible elongate body has a proximal...
US20140324068 APPARATUS FOR SUBCUTANEOUS ELECTRODE INSERTION  
Devices and methods for electrode implantation. A first embodiment includes an electrode insertion tool adapted to tunnel through tissue and attach, at its distal end, to a lead, such that the...
US20110238078 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR POSITIONING AN IMPLANTED STRUCTURE TO FACILITATE REMOVAL  
A device for adjusting a position of an elongated structure implanted in biological tissue to facilitate removal. An inner sleeve is received in an outer sleeve, and movable relative thereto. A...
US20110166582 Endoscopic Device Delivery System  
A system and method are disclosed for an implantable gastric stimulation system within the stomach. The stimulation system includes an electronics anchor, electrode lead anchor, implantable pulse...
US20100298841 TRANS-SEPTAL PACING METHOD AND APPARATUS  
A medical electrical trans-septal pacing lead includes a lead body, a tine-like structure terminating a distal end of the lead body and a distal electrode coupled to the lead body at a position...
US20160096013 Steerable Stylet  
A stylet for inserting an electrode array into a cochlea includes a first sensor insertable within a lumen of the electrode array and sensitive to force applied by a lumen wall to the first sensor...
US20150025546 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR COCHLEAR IMPLANT SURGERY  
A system for cochlear implant surgery includes a reference device having at least a portion adapted to be arranged at a fixed position relative to a cochlea of a patient to provide a reference...
US20110112548 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR REMOVAL OF IMPLANTABLE INTRAVASCULAR DEVICES  
Improved methods, systems and apparatuses for extracting devices implanted within the vasculature of a patient are provided, including a method of extracting an intravascular device anchored in a...
US20100010503 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PLACING HEART LEADS  
Devices, systems, and methods for the localization of body lumen junctions and other intraluminal structure are disclosed. Various embodiments permit clinicians to identify and locate lesions...
US20060276867 Methods and devices for mapping the ventricle for pacing lead placement and therapy delivery  
A method of placing a pacing lead in the heart includes moving an electrode catheter successively to a plurality of possible placement sites. The viability of the tissue at each site is...
US20150099936 SHEATH SUPPORT DEVICES, SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Devices, systems and methods are provided for accessing a target location in the body of a patient, particularly within the epidural space. A system includes a sheath and a sheath support...
US20140088611 PACEMAKER  
A method for pacing a chamber of a patient's heart includes providing a pulse generator including at least one lead configured to deliver electrical impulses to at least one activation site...
US20120172891 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE FIXATION TESTING  
In one example, this disclosure includes a kit for implanting an implantable medical device within a patient. The kit comprises a delivery catheter including an inner member and an outer member....
US20100331854 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PERFORMING TREATMENT IN A PERICARDIAL SPACE  
An apparatus, device and method are provided to enable performing a treatment in a minimally invasive fashion in a pericardial space. The device includes a needle having a sensing means to detect...
US20150032124 Cochlear Implant Electrode Insertion Support Device  
An electrode insertion support device is used for inserting a cochlear implant electrode into a cochlea scala of a patient cochlea. A stiff electrode holder encloses at least a portion of a...
US20150018728 WIRELESS NEUROSTIMULATORS  
Apparatus for applying a treatment (216) to at least one tissue of a subject is described, the apparatus comprising a transmitting unit (210) configured to transmit a wireless power signal (214),...
US20140330287 DEVICES AND TECHNIQUES FOR ANCHORING AN IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICE  
Anchoring mechanisms for an implantable electrical medical lead that is positioned within a substernal space are disclosed. The anchoring mechanisms fixedly-position a distal portion of the lead,...
US20120209285 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPLANTING PADDLE LEAD ASSEMBLIES OF ELECTRICAL STIMULATION SYSTEMS  
An insertion kit for percutaneously implanting an electrical stimulating paddle lead into a patient includes a paddle lead introducer. The paddle lead introducer facilitates percutaneous...
US20100094311 Implant Electrode and Accessories for Use in Robotic Surgery  
An implant electrode for a cochlear implant system includes a basal electrode lead passing from an implant housing to a mastoid cortex surface for carrying one or more electrical stimulation...
US20090198295 Intravascular Medical Device  
An implantable medical device is configured so that all of the major components including a housing and attached leads are disposed within the vasculature of a patient. A tether extends from the...
US20090234368 LOW PROFILE MEDICAL DEVICES WITH INTERNAL DRIVE SHAFTS THAT COOPERATE WITH RELEASABLY ENGAGEABLE DRIVE TOOLS AND RELATED METHODS  
The disclosure describes medical tools such as implantable leads that have internal drive shafts for deploying an extendable member and associated clinician tools for engaging the drive shaft.
US20080071248 DELIVERY STYSTEM FOR AN IMPLANTABLE PHYSIOLOGIC SENSOR  
A delivery system for deploying an implantable sensor assembly at an implantation site in a patient, the sensor assembly including a sensor element and an anchor. The delivery system includes an...
US20160374721 LEAD EXTRACTION METHODS AND APPARATUS  
According to one aspect, a device for assisting in removing an implanted lead is provided. The device comprises a body portion having a center adapted to accommodate the lead, a cutting component...
US20100030228 MEDICAL DEVICE SYSTEM AND APPARATUS FOR GUIDING THE PLACEMENT OF A SUBCUTANEOUS DEVICE  
An apparatus for guiding advancing of a subcutaneous medical device to a desired implant site that includes a strap extending along a length from a proximal end to a distal end, a handle...
US20090043246 Magnetic Surgical Device to Manipulate Tissue in Laparoscopic Surgeries Performed with a Single Trocar or Via Natural Orifices  
The present invention is related to surgical instruments incorporating the usage of magnets for application in minimally invasive surgery to perform abdominal surgery with a single incision...
US20140257240 ARTICULABLE INTRODUCER SHEATH  
Articulable introducer sheaths and related methods and systems for accessing various surgical sites are disclosed. An introducer sheath comprises a tubular body and a filament. The tubular body...
US20070282350 Device for arranging wire leads from medical testing apparatus  
A portable lead alignment device is provided for aligning, organizing and storing in a pre-assembled fashion the leads extending from an EKG apparatus. The device includes an elongate flexible...
US20140324067 SUBCUTANEOUS TUNNELING AND IMPLANTATION TOOLS FOR A DISK-SHAPED SENSOR  
Tunneling and implantation tools that may be used to implant a sensor within a living animal. For example, the sensor may be implanted in subcutaneous tissue below the skin. The sensor may be...

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