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US20160324673 APPARATUS FOR TREATING GERD COMPRISING A STIMULATION DEVICE  
The present invention relates to a reflux disease treatment apparatus, apparatus, comprising an implantable movement restriction device that maintains cardia in the correct position and an...
US20100168755 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATING FRACTURED OR DISEASED BONE USING EXPANDABLE BODIES  
Systems and methods treat fractured or diseased bone by deploying more than a single therapeutic tool into the bone. In one arrangement, the systems and methods deploy an expandable body in...
US20090299401 INFLATABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
Inflatable medical devices and methods for making and using the same are disclosed. The inflatable medical devices can be medical balloons. The balloons can be configured to have a through-lumen...
US20090299374 INFLATABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
Inflatable medical devices and methods for making and using the same are disclosed. The inflatable medical devices can be medical balloons. The balloons can be configured to have a through-lumen...
US20090088836 TRANSLUMENALLY IMPLANTABLE HEART VALVE WITH FORMED IN PLACE SUPPORT  
A cardiovascular prosthetic valve, the valve comprising an inflatable cuff comprising at least one inflatable channel that forms, at least in part, an inflatable structure, and a valve coupled to...
US20080140084 Methods for treating a fractured and/or diseased and/or weakened bone  
A vertebral body having an interior volume occupied, at least in part, by cancellous bone is selected for treatment. A percutaneous path is established into the vertebral body. A tool is...
US20080140079 Systems and methods for treating a fractured and/or diseased and/or weakened bone  
A first tool establishes a percutaneous path into the vertebral body having an interior volume occupied, at least in part, by cancellous bone. The vertebral body has at least one cortical plate...
US20080132935 Methods for treating a fractured and/or diseased and/or weakened bone  
A method selects a vertebral body having an interior volume occupied, at least in part, by cancellous bone. The vertebral body has at least one cortical plate that is depressed due to fracture....
US20080065089 Methods for treating a fractured and/or diseased and/or weakened bone  
A vertebral body is selected having an interior volume occupied, at least in part, by cancellous bone. A tool is manipulated to create a cavity in cancellous bone. A bone filling material is...
US20080058828 Systems and methods for treating bone using expandable bodies  
An expandable device is introduced into a cancellous bone volume of a vertebral body through a percutaneous access path. The expandable device is expanded while disposed within the cancellous bone...
US20080058824 Systems and methods for treating bone using expandable bodies  
An expandable device is introduced into a cancellous bone volume of a vertebral body through a percutaneous access path. The expandable device is expanded while disposed within the cancellous bone...
US20080058823 Systems and methods for treating bone using expandable bodies  
An expandable device is introduced into a cancellous bone volume of a vertebral body through a percutaneous access path. The expandable device carries a therapeutic substance. The expandable...
US20070060941 Systems and methods for removing tissue from a cancellous bone volume  
A cavity forming structure is introduced through a percutaneous access path into a selected bone having an interior volume occupied, at least in part, by cancellous bone, e.g., a vertebral body. A...
US20070055300 Methods and devices for treating fractured and/or diseased bone using an expandable balloon structure that remains within the bone  
A percutaneous path is created into a bone having an interior volume occupied, at least in part, by a cancellous bone, e.g., a vertebral body. An expandable balloon structure is introduced into...
US20060276819 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR TREATING FRACTURED AND/OR DISEASED BONE  
The present invention relates to devices and methods for treating fractured and/or diseased bone. More specifically, the present invention relates to devices and methods for repairing, reinforcing...
US20060271089 Methods and apparatus to achieve a closure of a layered tissue defect  
Methods for treating anatomic tissue defects such as a patent foramen ovale generally involve positioning a distal end of a catheter device at the site of the defect, exposing a housing and energy...
US20060069403 Tissue expansion devices  
A tissue expansion device, the device comprising: (a) an expandable compartment adapted for implanting in a body of a subject; and (b) a gas source adapted for implanting in a body of a subject...
US20170079737 TISSUE EXPANDERS AND METHODS OF USE  
A tissue expansion system including an implantable device that includes a compressed gas canister with a compressed gas disposed therein, and an expandable chamber, the compressed gas canister...
US20160310306 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DETERMINING FAILURE OF INTRAGASTRIC DEVICES  
Devices and methods for treating obesity are provided. More particularly, intragastric devices and methods of fabricating, deploying, inflating, locating, tracking, monitoring, deflating, and...
US20150351770 LOW RADIAL FORCE VASCULAR DEVICE AND METHOD OF OCCLUSION  
An occlusion apparatus comprises inner and outer sheaths and an expandable flexible tubular sleeve. The occlusion apparatus is advanced to a target site in the blood vessel. A dilator having a...
US20150202069 FLOATING GASTROINTESTINAL ANCHOR  
Apparatus (90) is provided for use in a stomach of a subject. The apparatus includes a balloon (92), adapted for placement in the stomach, and an anchor (102), coupled to the balloon. The anchor...
US20130274789 FLOATING GASTROINTESTINAL ANCHOR  
Apparatus (90) is provided for use in a stomach of a subject. The apparatus includes a balloon (92), adapted for placement in the stomach, and an anchor (102), coupled to the balloon. The anchor...
US20120289992 INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON SYSTEM AND THERAPEUTIC PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS  
A gastric space filler device for treating obesity in a patient by reducing the stomach features at least one inflatable space filler with drug delivery and stimulation features and includes...
US20120283766 Devices and Methods for Treatment of Obesity  
Methods, devices, tools, instruments and systems for treating a patient to induce weight loss. In one method embodiment, a device, including an expandable member in a collapsed configuration, is...
US20110213401 METHODS FOR CONFIGURING EXPANDABLE DEVICES  
The present invention pertains to a stiffened balloon which can be used in angioplasty, endovascular, and valvuloplasty procedures or as a delivery balloon to deliver a stent or a stent-graft....
US20110160740 Tissue Removal in The Paranasal Sinus and Nasal Cavity  
Sinusitis, tumors, infections, fractures and other disorders of the paranasal sinuses, are diagnosed and/or treated using minimally invasive approaches. Access devices may be used to facilitate...
US20100241178 INFLATABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
Inflatable medical devices and methods for making and using the same are disclosed. The inflatable medical devices can be medical balloons. The balloons can be configured to have a through-lumen...
US20100152654 INFLATABLE MEDICAL DEVICES  
Inflatable medical devices and methods for making and using the same are disclosed. The inflatable medical devices can be medical balloons. The balloons can be configured to have a through-lumen...
US20100010531 Tissue Expansion Devices  
A tissue expansion device is provided. The device includes an expandable compartment adapted for implanting in a body of a subject; and a gas source adapted for implanting in a body of a subject...
US20090275973 DEVICES AND SYSTEMS FOR GASTRIC VOLUME CONTROL  
A gastric balloon includes a scaffold structure, one or more internal inflatable compartments within the scaffold structure, and one or more inflatable bladders formed over the space-filling...
US20090171383 GASTRIC SPACE OCCUPIER SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF USE  
Systems for controlling obesity utilize a number of space occupiers positioned in the stomach to reduce the effective volume of the stomach. Such arrangements provides sufficient stomach volume...
US20090076517 Systems and methods for treating bone using expandable bodies  
A tool served to convey a bone filling material into a cancellous bone volume. The tool carries an expandable structure, which is sized and configured for expansion within the cancellous bone...
US20080275484 Per Os Placement of Extragastric Devices  
Methods and devices to externally create a restriction on the stomach are described. In some embodiments, the devices are contoured to fit the stomach and can be further anchored to the stomach....
US20080275483 Methods and Apparatus for Treating Disorders of the Ear Nose and Throat  
Methods and apparatus for treating disorders of the ear, nose, throat or paranasal sinuses, including methods and apparatus for dilating ostia, passageways and other anatomical structures,...
US20080262520 Devices and methods for treatment of obesity  
Methods, devices, tools, instruments and systems for treating a patient to induce weight loss. In one method embodiment, a device, including an expandable member in a collapsed configuration, is...
US20080103518 Bioresorbable Inflatable Devices, Incision Tool And Methods For Tissue Expansion And Tissue Regeneration  
Bioresorbable inflatable devices and tunnel incision tool and methods for treating and enlarging a tissue or an organ or a tube or a vessel or a cavity. The device is composed of a hollow...
US20080097571 DEFORMABLE LUMEN SUPPORT DEVICES AND METHODS OF USE  
Lumen support devices and methods of their use are provided. A lumen support includes one or more plastically deformable cells having two stable configurations with no stable configurations...
US20080065142 Systems and methods for treating a vertebral body through a posterior percutaneous access path  
A posterior percutaneous access path is established into a vertebral body having a cortical wall enclosing a cancellous bone volume. An implant is placed in the cancellous bone volume through the...
US20080058943 Structure prepared from a vertebral body  
A structure is prepared from a vertebral body having a cortical wall enclosing a cancellous bone volume. The structure comprises a cavity formed within the cancellous bone volume by expansion of...
US20080051825 Systems and methods for treating bone using expandable bodies  
A vertebral body is selected for treatment. The vertebral body has a cortical wall enclosing a cancellous bone volume. At least one maximum dimension for the cancellous bone volume is ascertained,...
US20080015627 REMOVABLE ANCHORED LUNG VOLUME REDUCTION DEVICES AND METHODS  
An intra-bronchial device may be placed in an air passageway of a patient to collapse a lung portion associated with the air passageway. The device includes an obstructing member that prevents air...
US20070270892 Devices and methods for treatment of obesity  
Methods, devices, tools, instruments and systems for treating a patient to induce weight loss. In one method embodiment, a device, including an expandable member in a collapsed configuration, is...
US20070250094 Devices and methods for treatment of obesity  
Methods, devices, tools and assemblies for treating a patient to effect weight loss. One method embodiment involves passing a device including an expandable member in a collapsed configuration and...
US20070250093 Devices and methods for treatment of obesity  
Methods, devices, tools and assemblies for treating a patient to effect weight loss. One method embodiment involves passing a device including an expandable member in a collapsed configuration and...
US20070250090 Devices and methods for treatment of obesity  
Methods, devices, tools, instruments and systems for treating a patient to induce weight loss. In one method embodiment, a device, including an expandable member in a collapsed configuration, is...
US20070021770 Apparatus and Method for Percutaneous Sealing of Blood Vessel Punctures  
A device for promoting hemostasis in a blood vessel puncture is employed with an introducer that accesses the puncture through an incision. The introducer has an open distal end positionable at...
US20060190022 Material delivery system  
A method for injecting a therapeutic agent into a target tissue, the method comprising: (a) providing an expandable member; (b) positioning said expandable member in proximity to the target...
US20060004400 Method of treating a lung  
This invention provides methods for treating a lung, such as to treat a patient suffering from COPD. One aspect of the invention provides a method of treating a lung including the steps of:...
US20050288702 Intra-bronchial lung volume reduction system  
The invention provides devices and systems for treating lungs. One aspect of the invention provides a lung device with an expandable member having an open lumen formed therethrough, the expandable...
US20050267596 Devices and systems for gastric volume control  
A gastric balloon includes a scaffold structure, one or more internal inflatable compartments within the scaffold structure, and one or more inflatable bladders formed over the space-filling...

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