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US20140107802 ARTICULABLE ANCHOR  
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to devices implantable into a human lung, for example to reduce the volume of air trapped in a diseased portion of the lung to prevent inhalation while...
US20110004320 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TREATMENT OF 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, an internal bypass device includes gastric and...
US20140188246 Elongated Lung Volume Reduction Devices, Methods, and Systems  
A lung volume reduction system is disclosed comprising an elongate implantable device adapted to be delivered to a lung airway of a patient in a delivery configuration and to change to a deployed...
US20150202039 GASTROINTESTINAL IMPLANTS  
A device for inducing weight loss in a patient includes a tubular prosthesis positionable at the gastro-esophageal junction region, preferably below the z-line. In a method for inducing weight...
US20120209400 Medical Implant  
A medical implant is disclosed, said implant having a flexible hollow body (1) which can be implanted inside the stomach (8) of a patient and which has a first tube-like end section (2) and a...
US20150018966 DECELLULARISATION OF TISSUE MATRICES FOR BLADDER IMPLANTATION  
The invention provides an improved method of producing a natural, acellular matrix scaffold for subsequent use in tissue-engineered replacement of tissues such as the bladder. Decellularisation is...
US20150150698 STENT PUSHER ASSEMBLY  
Provided is a stent pusher assembly (100) for positioning a ureteral stent (50), the stent pusher assembly having an inner (102) and outer stent pusher (104). The stent pusher assembly positions...
US20140156023 METHODS OF TREATMENT EMPLOYING RETRIEVABLE ESOPHAGEAL STENT SYSTEMS  
A stent system is provided that includes a stent and a migration-prevention bridle extending from the stent and secured to a portion of the body so as to resist or prevent movement of the stent...
US20140012394 HEMISPHERE FOR BLADDER EXPANSION IN PATIENTS WITH LOW COMPLIANCE  
A device for the expansion of an atrophied bladder formed by a hemisphere (100,200), as a single piece, in biocompatible material, characterized in that the material is selected from polylactic...
US20130317622 SURGICAL METHOD FOR GRAFTING AN ARTIFICIAL IMPLANT IN A BLADDER AND/OR IN A URETHRAL OR URETERAL SEGMENT  
A description is given of a method for implanting a prosthesis or artificial implant (100) to a bladder and/or to a urethral/ureteral segment in the surgical treatment of diseases of the bladder...
US20140350693 METHODS FOR IMPLANTING MEDICAL DEVICES  
Described herein is a positioning tool having an elongate portion for carrying a medical implant. Also described is a method of positioning a medical implant using an elongate positioning tool....
US20110153030 POSITIONING TOOLS AND METHODS FOR IMPLANTING MEDICAL DEVICES  
Described herein is a positioning tool having an elongate portion for carrying a medical implant. Also described is a method of positioning a medical implant using an elongate positioning tool....
US20130123936 ARTIFICIAL NEPHRON DEVICE  
The present invention relates to an artificial nephron device. The artificial nephron device comprising a multi micro channel in which while blood containing waste and water are passing...
US20140156024 ARTIFICIAL STOMACH  
An artificial stomach for replacing the normal stomach of a patient includes a food reservoir adapted to collect food, an inlet connected to a first opening of the food reservoir and further being...
US20110196506 ARTIFICIAL STOMACH  
An artificial stomach for replacing the normal stomach of a patient comprises a food reservoir adapted to collect food, an inlet connected to a first opening of the food reservoir and further...
US20110196505 ARTIFICIAL STOMACH  
An artificial stomach for replacing the normal stomach of a patient comprises a food reservoir adapted to collect food, an inlet connected to a first opening of the food reservoir and further...
US20100256775 MODULAR GASTROINTESTINAL PROSTHESES  
A modular system for therapy within a gastrointestinal system. The system includes anchoring or attachment functionality embodied in a low-profile implant technology and removable therapy...
US20130304230 BLADDER RECONSTRUCTION  
The invention is directed to methods and devices for the reconstruction, repair, augmentation or replacement of laminarily organized luminal organs or tissue structures in a patient in need of...
US20110208319 BLOOD FILTERING DEVICE AND METHOD  
A device for filtering blood is provided herein. The device includes a device body configured for at least partial implantation within a marrow of a bone and a filter disposed on or within the...
US20110320008 STENTS WITH BLADDER RETENTION MEMBERS  
A medical device including an elongate member having a distal end portion, a proximal end portion, and a medial portion disposed between the distal end portion an the proximal end portion. The...
US20130173015 CELL SCAFFOLD CONSTRUCTS  
The present invention relates to the regeneration, reconstruction, repair, augmentation or replacement of organs or tissue structures using scaffolds and autologous cells that are not derived from...
US20110224800 CELL-SCAFFOLD CONSTRUCTS  
The present invention relates to the regeneration, reconstruction, augmentation or replacement of organs or tissue structures using scaffolds and cells derived from peritoneal tissue.
US20120165955 Intragastric Prosthesis for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity  
A porous weave of bioabsorbable filaments having an open mesh configuration is formed into an oblate shape having dimensions greater than the esophageal opening and gastric outlet of a stomach....
US20100324696 Intragastric Prosthesis for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity  
A porous weave of bioabsorbable filaments having an open mesh configuration is formed into an oblate shape having dimensions greater than the esophageal opening and gastric outlet of a stomach....
US20140303746 ARTIFICIAL STOMACH  
A method for surgically placing an artificial stomach in a patient is disclosed. The artificial stomach for replacing the normal stomach of a patient comprises a food reservoir adapted to collect...
US20080208355 System and method for anchoring stomach implant  
A gastric implant system includes a gastric implant such as a restrictive pouch or a gastric balloon, an anchor passable through the mouth and stomach and further through the stomach wall into...
US20100331999 Combination Therapies for the Treatment of Obesity  
Described are pharmaceutical compositions comprising phentermine, metformin, and at least one pharmaceutically acceptable carrier or excipient. Another aspect of the present invention relates to a...
US20150073563 Cross-Sectional Modification During Deployment of an Elongate Lung Volume Reduction Device  
Elongate implant structures can be introduced into an airway system to a target airway axial region, often to apply lateral bending and/or compression forces against the lung tissue from within...
US20100305715 Cross-Sectional Modification During Deployment of an Elongate Lung Volume Reduction Device  
Elongate implant structures can be introduced into an airway system to a target airway axial region, often to apply lateral bending and/or compression forces against the lung tissue from within...
US20070276508 Artificial lung system and its use  
In an artificial lung system, a gas exchange membrane separates a blood side from an air side, the gas exchange membrane comprising in each case, on the blood side and on the air side, a foreign...
US20150045907 ABSORBABLE CAP FOR BLADDER ENLARGEMENT IN PATIENTS WITH LOW COMPLIANCE OR FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF A VAST PORTION OF BLADDER FOLLOWING BILHARZIA  
A description is given of a domed cap (100) for the enlargement of an atrophied bladder (200), in biocompatible and absorbable material including a textile (1) made with yarns or with...
US20120303133 POROUS URETERAL STENT  
In some embodiments, a stent includes an elongate member and a distal retention member. The elongate member is configured to be disposed within a ureter of a patient and has a first portion, a...
US20140081419 METHOD FOR TREATING MORBID OBESITY  
A method for treating morbid obesity in a body of a mammal having a gastrointestinal tract extending through a stomach and a pyloric sphincter and a wall forming the stomach and pyloric sphincter....
US20120253471 Variable Length Airway Stent Graft With One-Way Valves  
An airway stent graft includes a plurality of openings through the surface of the graft material and one-way valves at the openings to permit air from outside of the stent graft to enter a lumen...
US20140114432 TISSUE ANCHORABLE DEVICES  
A device for treating GERD is provided. The device includes a device body capable of at least partially preventing reflux of stomach content to the esophagus while enabling flow of esophageal...
US20110035023 PROSTHESIS FOR PROMOTING THE IN VIVO RECONSTRUCTION OF A HOLLOW ORGAN OR A PORTION OF A HOLLOW ORGAN  
The invention relates to a prosthesis for promoting the in vivo reconstruction of a hollow organ or of a portion of a hollow organ, characterized in that it comprises: a biodegradable hollow...
US20110270409 ORTHOTOPIC ARTIFICIAL BLADDER PROSTHESIS  
An orthotopic artificial bladder prosthesis includes an enclosure or bag or balloon and hollow elements (200; 300) for the forced connection of ureters and urethra to the bladder in the absence of...
US20120330438 REPAIRED ORGAN AND METHOD FOR MAKING THE SAME  
A repaired ex vivo organ suitable for transplantation in a human, said repaired ex vivo organ having undergone ex vivo organ perfusion for a maintenance period, wherein said organ had been...
US20140142720 SATIATION DEVICES AND METHODS  
A device for inducing weight loss in a patient includes a tubular prosthesis self-expandable from a collapsed position in which the prosthesis has a first diameter to an expanded position in which...
US20050192526 Devices for maintaining surgically created openings  
Devices and methods are directed to improving the gaseous exchange in a lung of an individual having, for instance, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. More particularly, conduits may be...
US20150223924 ORTHOTOPIC ARTIFICIAL BLADDER ENDOPROSTHESIS  
An orthotopic artificial bladder endoprosthesis includes two portions connected to each other; each portion including a respective resorbable cap made of a PGA fiber fabric and a respective frame,...
US20140088725 GAS EXCHANGER AND ARTIFICIAL LUNG  
O2 and CO2 can be exchanged with blood by passing the blood through a void within a bundle of nanotubes, where the ends of the nanotubes are open to a gas flow channel. The void in the bundle is...
US20070282454 Anti-obesity diverter structure  
The anti-obesity diverter structure includes a laminate structure having papilla-supplied and pylorus-supplied surfaces. The laminate structure is sized to fit longitudinally within a duodenum...
US20080109086 Expanding Adhesive Foam Structure to Reduce Stomach Volume  
Expanding or foaming adhesives are used to reduce the stomach volume to reduce the caloric intake and weight of a patient. A web structure is attached inside the stomach and an expanding or...
US20110307075 Intragastric Device for Treating Obesity  
The present invention is directed toward an intragastric device used to treat obesity that includes a wire mesh structure capable of changing from a compressed pre-deployment shape to an expanded...
US20090281634 GUT PROSTHETIC  
A prosthetic device for the intestine is disclosed that bypasses an enterocutaneous fistula so that the intestinal tract can properly function without bowel contents leaking onto the skin. The...
US20150148912 IMPROVED ABSORBABLE PATCH, IN REINFORCED PGA, FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF A PORTION OF BLADDER WALL FOLLOWING PARTIAL CYSTECTOMY  
A patch (1) for the replacement of a portion of bladder wall, following partial cystectomy, comprises a textile (2) derived from a PGA yarn and provided with a star-shaped support frame, flexible...
US20120143348 ENDOLUMINAL LINING AND A METHOD FOR ENDOLUMINALLY LINING A HOLLOW ORGAN  
An endoluminal lining (1) for internally lining a hollow organ comprises a flexible tubular sleeve body (3), at least one anchoring portion (6) formed at an end (4) of the sleeve body and provided...
US20070276507 Scaffolds for organ reconstruction and augmentation  
Biocompatible synthetic or natural scaffolds are provided for the reconstruction, repair, augmentation or replacement of organs or tissue structures in a patient in need of such treatment. The...
US20140135944 STOMACH PERISTALSIS DEVICE AND METHOD  
The invention relates to an implantable stomach prosthesis for surgically replacing or augmenting all or part of the antrum and/or pylorus of a stomach. The prosthesis controls the passage of food...

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