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US20150182362 MODIFIED PUSHER APPARATUS  
Placement of a stent having a tethered ferromagnetic bead may be facilitated with a modified pusher having an opening at the distal end of the pusher to receive the tethered ferromagnetic bead....
US20140163664 Integrated system for the ballistic and nonballistic infixion and retrieval of implants with or without drug targeting  
Described are coordinated apparatus and methods for drug targeting, clearing the lumen, placing implants within the wall of, and stenting, as necessary, any tubular anatomical structure with...
US20130142835 SYNTHETIC SCAFFOLDS AND ORGAN AND TISSUE TRANSPLANTATION  
Articles, compositions, and methods for growing tissues and organs using bioreactors, including rotating bioreactors, are provided. Synthetic scaffolds for growing artificial tissue and organ...
US20110153027 Drug Delivery System  
A drug delivery medical device such as a gastrointestinal stent comprises a support 1 which has an outer cover or coating 2. The cover or coating comprises a plurality of patches or tiles 3 of a...
US20130310915 IMPLANTATION SYSTEM WITH HANDLE AND CATHETER AND METHOD OF USE THEREOF  
A system for deploying an implantable medical device into a body lumen is disclosed. The system comprises a catheter having functional zones for stability, protection, flexibility, trackability...
US20130096692 NON-CIRCULAR ESOPHAGEAL STENTS AND DELIVERY SYSTEMS  
Stents that have non-circular cross-sectional profiles and systems for delivering the stents are described herein.
US20130123756 Prevention of Bacterial Adherence and Growth in an Urological Implant  
A medical device is disclosed, which comprises a functional unit (C) for permanent or temporary placement in the urogenital tract of a human or animal body. The functional unit has at least one...
US20150164668 CATHETER FOR COMMON HEPATIC DUCT  
Disclosed herein is a catheter for a common hepatic duct capable of inserting a stent into a bile duct, a gall bladder, and the like using endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). According to an exemplary...
US20100298948 Systems and Methods for Prostate Treatment  
An energy delivery probe is provided that may include any of a number of features. One feature of the energy delivery probe is that it can apply energy to tissue, such as a prostrate, to shrink,...
US20120041540 STENT TO BE USED IN TUBULAR ORGAN IN VIVO  
Provided is a stent to be inserted into an in vivo organ having a tubular structure that allows a degree of freedom in design and excellent mechanical flexibility. A cylinder-shaped stent is...
US20140172114 STENT DELIVERY SYSTEM AND METHOD USING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein is a stent delivery system which includes: a hollow shaft; first and second expandable balloons arranged around of the distal end of the shaft; and a stent which is arranged...
US20140156020 STENT SYSTEM AND METHODS OF USE  
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...
US20120029652 APPARATUSES AND METHODS FOR IMPLANTING GASTROINTESTINAL STENTS  
In one embodiment, a surgical device includes a stent deployment device that includes a stent, a dilator, and a cutting element that can be selectively extended from and retracted into the...
US20150157480 STENT DELIVERY SYSTEM HAVING RETENTION STRUCTURE  
A stent delivery system including an elongate shaft of a medical device, a stent selectively coupled to a distal portion of the elongate shaft, and a coupling mechanism for selectively coupling...
US20130073052 STENT WITH IMPROVED END CELL STRUCTURAL MEMBER  
A stent (30) is provided with an improved structural member (38) at the end (34) of the stent structure (32) to minimize deformation of the stent structure when pushing forces are applied to the...
US20130261763 DEVICES AND METHODS FOR TREATING SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING  
Devices and methods of treating sleep disordered breathing are provided herein. The devices are designed capable of preventing collapse of an oral airway tissue during sleep while maintaining...
US20130103162 COATED STENT  
An implantable medical device is provided having a plurality of interstices including concave or convex shaped coatings. The concave or convex shaped coatings are configured to straighten and then...
US20130197658 NASAL PASSAGE STENT  
Embodiments of the invention are directed to nasal stents incorporating a filter and methods of use thereof. In one embodiment, a nasal stent has a stent body having a lumen with the same inner...
US20140277442 ANTI-MIGRATORY STENT COATING  
The invention is directed to an anti-migratory stent comprising a tubular structure having an exterior surface and a plurality of protrusions provided on the exterior surface. The plurality of...
US20120071987 REMOVABLE AND/OR RETRIEVABLE STENTS AND KITS  
Stents, kits and methods of using the stents are described herein. The stents may include one or more features that assist in removal and/or retrieval of the stent after deployment.
US20130030545 SINUS STENT  
Paranasal sinus apparatus is provided, including a hole-forming member configured to form a hole through a bone wall of a paranasal sinus of a subject. An implant is provided, having a proximal...
US20150142127 URETERAL STENT FOR PLACEMENT IN A KIDNEY AND BLADDER  
Provided is a ureteral stent (=50) including a bladder portion (=52) positioned in a bladder of a patient, a kidney portion (=54) positioned in a kidney and ureteral passageway of the patient, and...
US20140277562 Anti-Migration Tissue Anchoring System for a Fully Covered Stent  
A prosthesis that includes a stent comprising a plurality of circumferential bands, a plurality of linking members, at least one anchor, or a prosthesis that includes a stent comprising at least...
US20130184833 REDUCED WIRE PROFILE STENT  
Methods and apparatuses of stents with likely reduced rates of tissue perforation are provided. Some embodiments include reducing the profile of a portion of the stent using a wire profile...
US20150258253 PLATELET-ACTIVATED BIOADHESIVE STENT COATING AS AN ANTIMIGRATION MECHANISM  
A stent having an inner surface and an outer surface, the stent comprising a coating composition comprising a platelet-activated adhesive on at least a portion of the outer surface thereof.
US20110282461 STENT  
Disclosed herein is a stent implanted in the body of a patient. The stent includes a hollow cylindrical stent body which is made of a super-elastic shape memory alloy and has an expanded diameter...
US20140052272 COMFORT STENTS  
In one embodiment, a stent includes a retention portion and an elongate portion. The retention portion is configured to help retain the stent in place within a body of a patient. The elongate...
US20140243974 IMPLANTABLE MEDICAL DEVICES FOR REDUCED TISSUE INFLAMMATION  
Implantable medical devices and methods for making and using the same are disclosed. An example implantable medical device may include a stent having a first configuration and a second expanded...
US20140277560 STENT HAVING REMOVABLE ANCHORING ELEMENT  
A stent comprising a radially expandable elongate tubular support structure, the elongate tubular support structure comprising an inner surface and an outer surface and an anchoring element...
US20110034993 COATED MEDICAL IMPLANTS  
Coated medical devices are disclosed. In certain embodiments of the invention, the coating materials include therapeutic agents, polymers, sugars, waxes, or fats. In certain embodiments of the...
US20110230974 AIRWAY ANCHOR SUTURE TO PREVENT AIRWAY STENT MIGRATION  
An airway stent with an integral suture anchor is used to prevent migration of the stent within the airway. The suture anchor is incorporated by percutaneous placement of a suture through the neck...
US20140316534 STENT  
This invention relates to the treatment and diagnosis of abnormalities of the epithelial-lined surface of the esophagus and, in particular, to esophageal stents having a surface coating comprising...
US20130024003 URETERAL STENT FOR IMPROVED PATIENT COMFORT  
A ureteral stent for assisting the movement of urine along a patient's ureter and into the patient's bladder. The stent includes an elongated tubular segment extending toward the bladder from a...
US20140277563 ARTICULATED COMMISSURE VALVE STENTS AND METHODS  
A support structure includes strut members interconnected by rotatable joints to form a series of linked scissor mechanisms. The structure can be remotely actuated to compress or expand its shape...
US20110098825 STENT FOR PROSTATIC URETHRA EXPANSION  
Disclosed herein is a stent for prostatic urethra expansion which does not generate bladder stones, is removable without causing injury on a urethra, and does not generate atrophy of a prostatic...
US20110093002 STENT-WITHIN-STENT ARRANGEMENTS  
A variety of stent arrangements are described in which multiple stents expand and coordinate to block the spaces between the struts of the outer stent to create a tubular stent not prone to tissue...
US20120046756 TREATMENT OF NASAL CAVITIES WITH STENT HAVING A SOFT OUTER LAYER  
A method of treatment of sinusitis and other related diseases including disposing a radially expandable stent into a nasal passageway and radially expanding the stent in a blocked region of the...
US20110251670 EXPANDABLE STENT THAT COLLAPSES INTO A NON-CONVEX SHAPE AND EXPANDS INTO AN EXPANDED, CONVEX SHAPE  
An expandable stent that can transform between a collapsed state and an expanded state is described. The stent includes a first cross-sectional shape and a second cross-sectional shape. The first...
US20140114430 STENT DEVICES MADE OF A LATTICE WITH SMOOTH SHAPE CELLS IMPROVING STENT FATIGUE LIFE  
A method for generating a lattice cell shape for a stent comprising generating a unit cell model representing a stent cell to be made of a given material, the unit cell model comprising elements...
US20130325108 BIODEGRADABLE MEDICAL IMPLANTS, POLYMER COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE  
Embodiments of the invention provide compositions comprising bio degradable polymers, medical implants fabricated from these compositions and methods of using such implants. Many embodiments...
US20130231753 ENDOLUMINAL PROSTHESIS HAVING ANTI-MIGRATION COATING  
A prosthesis for placement within a body vessel of a patient may include a tubular frame and a covering material coupled to the tubular frame. The covering material may have an outer surface...
US20140277561 PANCREATIC STENT DRAINAGE SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to a medical device, for pancreas, equipped with drainage feature. The medical device includes a stent having an exterior surface, a proximal end and a distal end....
US20130268086 Implant Device for Use in Salivary Gland Duct  
An implant device for placement within a salivary gland duct having a first end adjacent a parotid gland and a second end adjacent a submandibular gland. The implant device comprises an elongate...
US20110184508 IMPROVED TISSUE SUPPORTING DEVICES  
A new multiple component stent arrangement which allows for initial self-expansion and subsequent deformation to a final enlarged size.
US20120143345 FIXING APPARATUS FOR FIXING AN APNEA STENT IN THE RESPIRATORY DUCT  
This invention relates to a fixing apparatus for fixing an apnea stent in the respiratory duct, the fixing apparatus (10) having a fixing device which can be fixed to a proximal end (2) of the...
US20140343683 MEDICAL STENT HAVING MOVEMENT PREVENTION MEANS  
The present invention provides a medical stent with a stopper which can be inserted into lumens of a human such as the duodenum, the colon, the biliary tract, and the esophagus, and that is useful...
US20130197657 CENTRAL AIRWAY STENT  
The present invention relates to central airway stents, and methods and devices for deploying such stents. The central airway stents are useful for maintaining or prolonging the patency of a...
US20120303132 STENT FOR BILE DUCT  
The present invention relates to a stent which is inserted into a stenosed bile duct to enlarge the bile duct. The stent includes a plurality of hooks which extend outwards from the main body of...
US20110153004 POLY(ESTER AMIDE)-BASED DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS WITH CONTROLLED RELEASE RATE AND MORPHOLOGY  
A method of forming a coating on a medical device having a controlled morphology is described. A method of treating a disorder in a patient using the medical device is described.
US20130325141 ESOPHAGEAL STENT  
Stent embodiments formed of a scaffolding structure are disclosed. Some embodiments may include a valve. A portion of the scaffolding structure may include a lattice structure formed by a...

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