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US20130253492 METHOD FOR TREATING AN ASTHMA ATTACK  
An embodiment of the invention includes a method for decreasing resistance to airflow within a bronchial tree of a subject. The method may include the step of moving an intraluminal device along a...
US20120065629 SUBDERMAL CRYOGENIC REMODELING OF MUSCLES, NERVES, CONNECTIVE TISSUE, AND/OR ADIPOSE TISSUE (FAT)  
Devices, systems, and methods treat cosmetic defects, and often apply cooling with at least one tissue-penetrating probe inserted through of the skin of a patient. The cooling may remodel one or...
US20110144631 SUBDERMAL CRYOGENIC REMODELING OF MUSCLES, NERVES, CONNECTIVE TISSUE, AND/OR ADIPOSE TISSUE (FAT)  
Devices, systems, and methods treat cosmetic defects, and often apply cooling with at least one tissue-penetrating probe inserted through of the skin of a patient. The cooling may remodel one or...
US20120265186 STEERABLE CURVABLE ABLATION CATHETER FOR VERTEBROPLASTY  
Disclosed herein is a steerable, curvable catheter with one, two, or more ablation elements that can be used for various applications including vertebroplasty. The catheter can include an...
US20150018811 REGULATING PRESSURE TO LOWER TEMPERATURE IN A CYROTHERAPY BALLOON CATHETER  
A cryotherapy catheter can include an elongate member and an inflatable balloon at a distal end of the elongate member, the elongate member having lumens formed therein to supply cryogenic fluid...
US20110087205 ABLATION DEVICE WITH JAWS  
System, device and method for ablating target tissue adjacent pulmonary veins of a patient through an incision. An ablation device can include a hinge including a cam assembly, a moving arm, a...
US20130218148 Pain Management Using Cryogenic Remodeling  
Medical devices, systems, and methods for pain management and other applications may apply cooling with at least one probe inserted through an exposed skin surface of skin. The cooling may remodel...
US20150250981 CATHETERS WITH ENHANCED FLEXIBILITY AND ASSOCIATED DEVICES, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS  
A neuromodulation catheter includes an elongate shaft and a neuromodulation element. The shaft includes two or more first cut shapes and two or more second cut shapes along a helical path...
US20130253495 TREATMENT SYSTEMS FOR REMOVING HEAT FROM SUBCUTANEOUS LIPID-RICH CELLS AND TREATMENT SYSTEMS FOR AFFECTING SUBCUTANEOUS LIPID-RICH CELLS  
The present invention relates to methods for use in the selective disruption of lipid-rich cells by controlled cooling. The present invention further relates to a device for use in carrying out...
US20120226269 Surgical System and Procedure for Treatment of Medically Refractory Atrial Fibrillation  
The invention provides surgical systems and methods for ablating heart tissue within the interior and/or exterior of the heart. A plurality of probes is provided with each probe configured for...
US20150196345 CRYOGENIC BALLOON ABLATION SYSTEM  
A cryogenic ablation catheter includes a catheter shaft, a balloon and a connector respectively at the catheter shaft proximal and distal ends, a refrigerant delivery tube assembly including a...
US20150126985 CRYOGENIC BALLOON ABLATION SYSTEM  
A cryogenic ablation catheter includes a catheter shaft, a balloon and a connector respectively at the catheter shaft proximal and distal ends, a refrigerant delivery tube assembly including a...
US20130197497 BALLOON CATHETER  
A medical device including a catheter body defining a proximal portion and a distal portion. An expandable element is included defining a proximal end and a distal end, the proximal end being...
US20150066005 CRYOSPRAY CATHETERS  
A cryosurgery system for application of medical-grade liquid nitrogen to a treatment area via a small, low pressure, open tipped catheter. The system includes a console, including a touch panel...
US20150066007 NEUROMODULATION CATHETERS WITH NERVE MONITORING FEATURES FOR TRANSMITTING DIGITAL NEURAL SIGNALS AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Neuromodulation catheters with nerve monitoring features for transmitting digital neural signals and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. A neuromodulation catheter configured in...
US20120265187 Method for Reducing Hyperdynamic Facial Wrinkles  
A method for cryogenically treating a target tissue comprises providing a cryogenic device having one or more tissue penetrating needle probes, and advancing the one or more tissue penetrating...
US20150223866 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR ABLATION OF THE RENAL PELVIS  
Apparatus, systems, and methods provide access to the renal pelvis of a kidney to treat renal nerves embedded in tissue surrounding the renal pelvis. Access to the renal pelvis may be via the...
US20150094701 TRIPLE BALLOON CATHETER  
The present invention advantageously provides a method and system for cryogenically ablating large areas of tissue within the left atrium. In an exemplary embodiment a cryotherapy device includes...
US20110184400 TRIPLE BALLOON CATHETER  
The present invention advantageously provides a method and system for cryogenically ablating large areas of tissue within the left atrium. In an exemplary embodiment a cryotherapy device includes...
US20130189301 Ablative immunotherapy  
The disclosure herein relates generally to immunotherapy and, more specifically, to the use of immunotherapy for treating tumors and pathogen infected tissues. The immunotherapy relates to first...
US20150051594 OVARIAN NEUROMODULATION AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Methods for treating polycystic ovary syndrome with therapeutic ovarian neuromodulation and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. Polycystic ovary syndrome can be associated, for...
US20150157395 METHODS AND DEVICES TO TREAT NASAL AIRWAYS  
A method is described for modifying at least one property of a tissue of or near a nasal valve of a nose, without using a surgical incision or an implant, to decrease airflow resistance or...
US20140276706 Therapeutic Cryoablation System  
A cryoablation system has a gas source which provides a working nitrogen gas at room temperature and at a constant set pressure, a liquid generator which is coupled to the gas source to receive...
US20110087204 CRYOPLASTY DEVICE AND METHOD  
A cryoplasty catheter and method for preventing or slowing reclosure of a lesion following angioplasty. The cryoplasty catheter includes a shaft having proximal and distal ends and a dilatation...
US20120239018 VARIABLE CRYOSURGICAL PROBE PLANNING SYSTEM  
A cryosurgical system for assisting an operator in placing and operating cryosurgical probes in the prostate of a human patient. The cryosurgical system includes a computer system being programmed...
US20140316396 METHODS AND DEVICES TO TREAT NASAL AIRWAYS  
Methods and devices for treating nasal airways are provided. Such devices and methods may improve airflow through an internal and/or external nasal valve, and comprise the use of mechanical...
US20150025514 SELECTIVE DELIVERY OF CRYOGENIC ENERGY TO INTERVERTEBRAL DISC TISSUE AND RELATED METHODS OF INTRADISCAL HYPOTHERMIA THERAPY  
The present invention relates to devices and methods for altering the tissue in and around an intervertebral disc through localized hypothermia therapy to restore function of the disc and reduce...
US20130253494 SYSTEMS FOR REMOVING HEAT FROM SUBCUTANEOUS LIPID-RICH CELLS AND SYSTEMS FOR REMOVING HEAT FROM A TARGET TISSUE MASS  
The present invention relates to methods for use in the selective disruption of lipid-rich cells by controlled cooling. The present invention further relates to a device for use in carrying out...
US20130253496 TREATMENT SYSTEMS FOR REMOVING HEAT FROM SUBCUTANEOUS LIPID-RICH CELLS  
The present invention relates to methods for use in the selective disruption of lipid-rich cells by controlled cooling. The present invention further relates to a device for use in carrying out...
US20130253493 TREATMENT SYSTEMS FOR REMOVING HEAT FROM SUBCUTANEOUS LIPID-RICH CELLS  
The present invention relates to methods for use in the selective disruption of lipid-rich cells by controlled cooling. The present invention further relates to a device for use in carrying out...
US20150045781 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INFLATING AND DEFLATING BALLOON CATHETERS  
A system and method for controlling the inflation, ablation, and deflation of a balloon catheter. The system includes a balloon catheter, a console, a pressurized gas or liquid inflation source,...
US20130172866 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR INFLATING AND DEFLATING BALLOON CATHETERS  
A system and method for controlling the inflation, ablation, and deflation of a balloon catheter. The system includes a balloon catheter, a console, a pressurized gas or liquid inflation source,...
US20140039476 Therapeutic Cryoablation System  
A cryoablation system has a gas source which provides a working gas at room temperature and at a constant set pressure. The system also includes a liquid generator which is coupled to the gas...
US20140213971 NERVE IMPINGEMENT SYSTEMS INCLUDING AN INTRAVASCULAR PROSTHESIS AND AN EXTRAVASCULAR PROSTHESIS AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS  
Neuromodulation assemblies (200) include an extravascular prosthesis (202) disposed around and contacting at least a portion of an exterior surface (204) of a vessel (V) and a radially expandable...
US20140052062 ADAPTABLE DEVICE FOR ELECTRICALLY ISOLATING PULMONARY VEINS IN ATRIAL FIBRILLATION  
Device for electrically isolating the pulmonary veins in atrial fibrillation for treatment thereof by means of ablation of a circumferential zone of tissue in a position where a pulmonary vein...
US20150088112 NEUROMODULATION AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR THE TREATMENT OF SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION  
Methods for treating erectile dysfunction with therapeutic neuromodulation and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. Erectile dysfunction can be characterized by the inability to...
US20140018605 SELECTIVE LUNG TISSUE ABLATION  
Medical methods and systems are provided for effecting lung volume reduction by selectively ablating segments of lung tissue.
US20120101500 ANASTOMOSIS RING AND ANASTOMOSIS RING ARRANGEMENT  
The invention relates to an anastomosis ring and to an anastomosis ring assembly for connecting hollow organs made from human or animal tissue. The anastomosis ring includes a first support ring...
US20110098693 Vertebral Body Nerve and Vein Cauterizing System and Method  
Disclosed are vertebroplasty methods that include cauterizing an inner cavity of a vertebra of a mammal, such as a human, and injecting bone cement into the vertebra. Systems and kits for...
US20130012772 RESECTOR BALLOON SYSTEM  
A resector balloon system is disclosed generally comprising a catheter with at least one balloon having an outer wall with a resecting, non-slip surface for resecting unwanted biological material,...
US20140276699 NERVE AND SOFT TISSUE ABLATION DEVICE  
Ablation devices comprising a probe or needle useful for destroying nerve and soft tissue via a minimally invasive procedure to alleviate pain are provided. The probe comprises at least two prongs...
US20110028961 EMERGENCY PRESERVATION AND RESUSCITATION METHODS  
Provided are methods for inducing preservation in a patient and resuscitating that patient. At least three hours of preservation, with successful resuscitation, are realized using the methods...
US20120253337 REGULATING INTERNAL PRESSURE OF A CRYOTHERAPY BALLOON CATHETER  
A method of performing a cryotherapy procedure can include introducing a cryotherapy balloon catheter at a treatment site inside a patient's body; regulating, during a first phase of a cryotherapy...
US20150202003 POST NASAL DRIP TREATMENT  
Systems and methods for treating a patient's mucus hypersecretion condition are disclosed herein. Certain implementations may involve a method for reducing mucus secretion in an upper airway of a...
US20140088578 CRYOELECTRIC SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF BIOLOGICAL MATTER  
Systems and methods are disclosed for treating a target volume of biological matter, by cooling a volume of tissue to a temperature below freezing, and directing an electric field through the...
US20130253491 Cryosurgery System  
A cryosurgery system for application of medical-grade liquid nitrogen to a treatment area via a small, low pressure, open tipped catheter. The system includes a console, including a touch panel...
US20120330156 Pulmonary Embolism Therapeutic Methods Using Therapeutic Ablation Devices and Systems  
Methods and devices are disclosed that, in various embodiments and permutations and combinations of inventions, diagnose and treat Pulmonary Embolism or associated symptoms. In one series of...
US20140066883 GLUCOSE ALTERATION METHODS  
According to some embodiments, a method of treating a subject having diabetes or symptoms associated with diabetes is provided. The method includes delivering a neuromodulation catheter within a...
US20140276703 NERVE AND SOFT TISSUE ABLATION DEVICE FOR TREATING PAIN  
Ablation kits useful for destroying nerve and soft tissue via a minimally invasive procedure to alleviate pain are provided. The device comprises a probe having an exterior and an interior. The...
US20130231651 CRYOSURGERY SYSTEM  
An improved cryosurgical system for application of medical-grade liquid nitrogen to a treatment area via a small, low pressure, open tipped catheter. The system includes a console, including a...