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US20110034760 FEEDBACK SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO ENHANCE OBSTRUCTIVE AND OTHER OBESITY TREATMENTS  
Feedback systems and methods enhance obstructive and other obesity treatments by presenting feedback regarding patients' actual eating and/or exercise habits. An ingestion restricting implant body...
US20140364894 INTRAGASTRIC DEVICE  
An implant configured for ingestion by a patient. After the implant has been swallowed by the patient and is disposed within the target location, e.g. the patient's stomach, an inflation...
US20120265234 INTRAGASTRIC DEVICE  
An implant configured for ingestion by a patient. After the implant has been swallowed by the patient and is disposed within the target location, e.g. the patient's stomach, an inflation...
US20110004236 Systems and Methods for Treating Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes  
The present invention provides systems and methods for treating and controlling obesity and/or type II diabetes. In one aspect of the invention, a delivery system for deploying an implant to a...
US20120095492 VARIABLE SIZE INTRAGASTRIC IMPLANT DEVICES  
Transoral obesity treatment devices and related methods for operation thereof are described which occupy space within a stomach and/or stimulate the stomach wall. The transoral obesity treatment...
US20150038767 ENDORECTAL BALLOON WITH GAS LUMEN AND STOPPER  
A prostate immobilizing balloon having a central seating area that on full inflation cups the prostate to hold it during treatment is combined with a gas lumen, a locking member and one or more...
US20110213301 INTERSPINOUS PROCESS SPACER DIAGNOSTIC PARALLEL BALLOON CATHETER AND METHODS OF USE  
An interspinous process spacer diagnostic parallel balloon catheter and method. The balloon catheter has a plurality of main expandable members disposed one inside another, a distal expandable...
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A device for inducing satiety including an elongated device for insertion through a natural orifice and into a stomach of the patient. The distal end of the device includes a means for occupying...
US20150094753 Intragastric Implants with Collapsible Frames  
Transoral obesity treatment devices and related methods for operation thereof are described which occupy space within a stomach and/or stimulate the stomach wall. The transoral obesity treatment...
US20120095494 INTRAGASTRIC IMPLANTS WITH COLLAPSIBLE FRAMES  
Transoral obesity treatment devices and related methods for operation thereof are described which occupy space within a stomach and/or stimulate the stomach wall. The transoral obesity treatment...
US20140180327 Endoscopic Tools for the Removal of Balloon-Like Intragastric Devices  
A mechanism for removing a fluid-filled object such as an intragastric balloon from a patient. The apparatus includes a delivery tube having a lumen and a retrieval tool able to slide within the...
US20130211440 ENDOSCOPIC TOOLS FOR THE REMOVAL OF BALLOON-LIKE INTRAGASTRIC DEVICES  
A mechanism for removing a fluid-filled object such as an intragastric balloon from a patient. The apparatus includes a delivery tube having a lumen and a retrieval tool able to slide within the...
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The present invention provides a method to treat sinusitis, a method for improved medication delivery to the sinus mucosa, and a method for staunching bleeding of the sinus mucosa comprising of...
US20120296365 Method and Apparatus for Buoyant Gastric Implant  
A buoyant, expandable intragastric device is provided that can be inserted into the stomach of a patient. The device is inflated, or expanded, with gas or other low density material to partially...
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A controlled volume inflation-deflation device to inflate a balloon to occlude a blood vessel by dialing a knob that locks at rotational positions to locate a plunger at equally spaced locations...
US20140257358 BALLOON SYSTEM AND METHODS FOR TREATING OBESITY  
A medical system for the treatment of morbid obesity comprising an inflatable balloon implanted in a gastric cavity, a percutaneous fillant delivery tube and a control module connected to the tube...
US20100137897 INTRAGASTRIC DEVICE  
An implant configured for ingestion by a patient. After the implant has been swallowed by the patient and is disposed within the target location, e.g. the patient's stomach, an inflation...
US20140309682 INFLATION AND DEFLATION OF OBSTRUCTION DEVICE  
An assembly including an obstruction device including a proximal obstruction balloon and a distal obstruction balloon mounted on a shaft, the balloons being inflatable via an inflation lumen, and...
US20140025100 RE-SHAPING INTRAGASTRIC IMPLANTS  
The present application provides implantable intragastric devices for the treatment of obesity. The intragastric devices advantageously act as a volume-occupying device, and is able to survive...
US20120089172 RE-SHAPING INTRAGASTRIC IMPLANTS  
The present application provides implantable intragastric devices for the treatment of obesity. The intragastric devices advantageously act as a volume-occupying device, and is able to survive...
US20130006291 BALLOON CATHETER SYSTEM AND METHODS OF MAKING AND USE THEREOF  
A catheter system having an intussuscepting balloon and a handle for a catheter system. The handle includes a fluidic system for preventing overpressure conditions during balloon intussuscepting...
US20120273120 CATHETER FOR INTRALUMINAL TREATMENT, METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME AND APPARATUS FOR MAKING A TOOL  
The present invention relates to a catheter (1′, 1″) for intraluminal treatment which comprises a main tubular body (2) extending along a longitudinal axis (X) between a proximal end portion (2′)...
US20120046526 INSTRUMENTS FOR USE IN FEMOROACETABULAR IMPINGEMENT PROCEDURES  
Improved instruments (tools) and surgical techniques are provided for use in surgical procedures that treat femoroacetabular impingement of both the Cam and Pincer types.
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A system configured for use in an anatomical luminal network of a patient includes an extended working channel and a navigation system for guiding one or more tools, the extended working channel,...
US20130079807 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IN SITU TISSUE EXPANSION  
Tissue expansion system includes a pump, a controller, and inflatable bladder, and a pressure sensor. The pump is adapted for substantially continuous operation in response to a pressure within a...
US20140277071 FEATURES TO ENHANCE GRIP OF BALLOON WITHIN AIRWAY  
A dilation assembly includes a shaft and a dilator coupled with the distal end of the shaft. The dilator includes a proximal end, a distal end, and a center portion positioned between the proximal...
US20120095296 Expandable Spinal Access Instruments and Methods of Use  
A system for use in percutaneous surgical procedures includes a dilator with an expandable sleeve positioned around its outer surface that accepts one or more additional dilators or retractors...
US20150150700 Reactive Intragastric Implant Devices  
Transoral implantable devices includes an inflatable body made of a material that permits it to be compressed into a substantially linear transoral delivery configuration and that when implanted...
US20130296914 INTRAGASTRIC SPACE FILLER  
A gastric space filler device for treating obesity in a patient by reducing the stomach volume comprising an inflatable space filler and a safety element secured to the space filler, wherein the...
US20150119921 INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS AND RELATED METHODS  
According to aspects of the present disclosure, a retrieval catheter assembly for retrieving an intragastric balloon may include a tubular member configured to pass through a wall of the...
US20110082488 INTRA-ESOPHAGEAL BALLOON SYSTEM  
A device and system are disclosed for selective inflation of an inflatable body, such as a balloon, received through an oral cavity and into the esophagus of a patient. The inflatable body is...
US20110092998 BALLOON HYDRAULIC AND GASEOUS EXPANSION SYSTEM  
Apparatus is provided, including an intrabody balloon configured to be in a folded state during insertion into a subject's body, and to become inflated inside the subject's body. The apparatus...
US20150150572 Dual Balloon Biliary Stone Extraction Device  
The present invention is directed to a method and apparatus for selective guide wire cannulation of a bile duct, removal of biliary calculi, and delivering hydrodynamic gene delivery are also...
US20120265030 DEVICES, SYSTEMS, KITS AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF OBESITY  
Methods, systems and kits are disclosed for devices suitable for use in the treatment of obesity in patients, either human or animal. The devices comprise an inflatable balloon having a proximal...
US20140277051 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CILIARY MUSCLE COMPRESSION FOR INCREASEING THE AMPLITUDE OF ACCOMMODATION  
The present invention relates generally to a device and method for the treatment of, ocular hypertension, glaucoma, and increasing the amplitude of accommodation. In an illustrative embodiment,...
US20140018605 SELECTIVE LUNG TISSUE ABLATION  
Medical methods and systems are provided for effecting lung volume reduction by selectively ablating segments of lung tissue.
US20150005800 IMPLANTABLE DEVICE FOR THE TREATMENT OF HYDROCEPHALUS SYNDROME AND THE CORRESPONDING METHOD  
Implantable device (10) for the treatment of hydrocephalus syndrome in a patient, comprising movement means (11), implantable in the patient, designed to move the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the...
US20140277064 MULTI-LUMEN SHAFT USED WITH ENDOSCOPIC DEVICE  
Briefly, in accordance with one embodiment, a multi-lumen shaft may be used to with an endoscopic instrument.
US20120041462 APPARATUS FOR FORMING HOLE IN SPONGELIKE BONE  
Disclosed herein is an apparatus for forming a hole in a spongelike bone. The apparatus includes a catheter tube, an expansible structure coupled to a front end of the catheter tube, a hub having...
US20150039011 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...
US20110319924 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...
US20140012304 MULTILAYERED BALLOON  
A multilayered inflatable medical appliance is disclosed. The appliance may comprise multiple adjacent layers disposed to increase total burst strength, puncture resistance or other properties....
US20150088185 Methods, Systems, and Devices for the Treatment of Stenosis  
Catheter system, devices and methods for diagnosing and treating lateral stenosis causing back pain and or leg pain. The devices comprise a tubular part for insertion into a working cannula to...
US20140088702 TISSUE EXPANDER WITH SELF-HEALING ANTERIOR SIDE  
A tissue expander includes an elastomeric shell having an anterior inside surface and a posterior inside surface with a self-healing layer abutting only a portion of the anterior inside surface....
US20140148840 INGESTIBLE IMPLEMENT FOR WEIGHT CONTROL  
An orally administrable implement for expanding in a stomach of an animal, including a mammal, to fill a space in the stomach, is provided for weight control. The implement includes: a...
US20140277059 APPARATUS FOR PUNCTURING BALLOON IN AIRWAY DILATION SHAFT  
A dilation system includes a balloon catheter and a puncturing assembly. The balloon catheter includes a shaft, a dilator coupled to a distal end of the shaft, and a lumen extending through the...
US20120041466 EXPANDABLE SPINAL SHEATH AND METHOD OF USE  
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...
US20060155259 Stomach balloon that can be inserted and removed via mouth  
A non-inflated balloon with a valve is attached to the end of a thin flexible tube which is inserted through the patient's mouth and esophagus into their stomach. At this point the balloon is...
US20140243872 REUSABLE SINUS DILATION INSTRUMENT AND METHOD OF USE  
The invention is directed to a system and method for a less invasive surgical tool and operation to correct sinus disease called balloon sinuplasty. The reusable sinus dilation instrument has a...
US20120101510 Systems And Methods For Removing Obstructive Matter From Body Lumens And Treating Vascular Defects  
Systems and methods for removing obstructions from, delivering implantable devices or substances in or near and/or restoring flow through body lumens, such as blood vessel lumens. A catheter...