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9033004 Guide wire  
A guide wire includes a wire body having a first wire disposed at a distal end and a second wire joined to a proximal end of the first wire at a joint by welding. The joint is curved. In the...
9033996 System, method and apparatus for placing therapeutic devices in a heart  
The present invention relates to a system and method for positioning a sheath and guiderail catheter into the Coronary Sinus (CS) to introduce pacing therapy within a heart of a subject. The...
9034007 Distal embolic protection devices with a variable thickness microguidewire and methods for their use  
A distal embolic protection device for dedicated use in cerebral arterial blood vessels is described. The distal embolic protection device comprises a variable-thickness micro-guidewire and a...
9028428 Medical guidewire  
A guidewire includes a core shaft, an outer coiled body covering at least a portion of the core shaft, and an inner coiled body positioned between the outer coiled body and the core shaft. The...
9028427 Guide wire  
A guide wire includes an elongate wire body, and a marker at least at a distal-side portion of the wire body over the whole circumference to indicate the intracorporeal position of the wire body....
9023174 Balloon catheter having a shaft with a variable stiffness inner tubular member  
A catheter having an elongated shaft and a balloon on a distal shaft section, the elongated shaft comprising an outer tubular member, and an inner tubular member which has a bonded portion along...
9017268 Medical guidewire  
Provided is a guidewire including a core shaft, an outer flexible tube, a stranded wire that extends parallel to the core shaft, and a hollow stranded-wire coil disposed in the outer flexible...
9011351 Guidewire insertion aid  
[Issue] To provide a guidewire insertion aid which is very easy to operate because a lubricated guidewire can be easily fed out. [Means of Resolution] A guidewire insertion aid 11 according to the...
9005138 Wire guide having distal coupling tip  
A coupling wire guide for intracorporeal procedures that may be coupled to a previously introduced wire guide, thereby permitting introduction of the coupling wire guide separately and identically...
8998825 Endoscope treatment system  
The endoscope treatment system includes an endoscope treatment tool that has an operating section including a distal end and a proximal end, and a sheath that is connected to the distal end of the...
8992480 Vascular access systems having a guidewire anti-migration feature  
Disclosed herein is a removable cap for connection to an input port of a catheter, comprising a proximal end having a lumen configured to house a guidewire therethrough; a distal end configured to...
RE45444 Medical guidewire  
Provided is a guidewire including a core shaft, an outer flexible tube, and an inner flexible tube that surrounds a distal end portion of the core shaft. The inner flexible tube is disposed in the...
8986225 Guidewire  
A guidewire for use in a medical procedure includes an elongate guide member dimensioned for insertion within a body vessel of a subject. The guide member includes an elongate body segment and a...
8986195 Medical operation device  
A medical operation device is attachable to an insertion portion of a medical instrument for observation. The medical operation device includes: rotary cylinder rotatably disposed in device main...
8986226 Guidewire positioning tool  
A guidewire positioning tool includes a sheath having a body bore extending axially through a length of the sheath with a radially extending body slot configured to receive a guidewire. A collet...
8986227 Intravenous catheter insertion and blood sample devices and method of use  
Devices and methods for guidewire assisted placement of catheters into blood vessels are described. Some of the devices and methods relate to automated or partially automated or assisted insertion...
8986224 Guidewire with highly flexible tip  
A medical device formed of a coil with repeating loops, each loop forming a polygon and each successive loop being slightly rotated with respect to its adjacent loops to form a spiral...
8983574 Catheter device with local magnetic resonance imaging coil and methods for use thereof  
A catheter device for deploying a local magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) coil is provided. The catheter device includes an outer catheter shaft having a lumen extending from a proximal end to a...
8974401 Helical clip and method of using the same  
The invention relates to a retaining clip for retaining at least one medical line in a shortened lateral position and/or to a supportive surface. In one embodiment, the device includes an...
8974398 Removable energy source for sensor guidewire  
A transmitter unit with an attachable energy source is provided for a sensor guidewire. The transmitter unit is adapted to be connected to a proximal end of a sensor guidewire provided, at its...
8968214 Protector  
A protector which is used to cover a distal portion of a guide wire protruding from a distal opening of a tube body includes a first half body and a second half body which are movable between an...
8968215 Guide wire  
A guide wire includes a first wire disposed on the distal side of the guide wire and a second wire disposed on the proximal side. The second wire has an elastic modulus larger than the first wire....
8968216 Medical guide wire  
An outer coil and an inner coil are joined in parallel with a distal end portion of a core of a guide wire. A winding direction of a strand of the outer coil is the same as that of a strand of the...
8961435 Coaxial guidewire for small vessel access  
A coaxial guidewire for use in accessing smaller vessels within a patient's body, consists of an inner core wire and an outer hollow wire. The distal end of the inner core wire tapers and supports...
8961433 Catheter and system for controlling same  
The present invention describes a system for controlling a thin flexible thermoplastic catheter. The system includes a plurality of shape memory alloy filaments attached to the distal end of the...
8960240 Twisted ribbon wire guidewire coil  
A medical guidewire having distal tip coil that includes a twisted ribbon wire construction. The distal tip coil is mounted to the distal end of the distal core section of the guidewire. The coil...
8961434 Medical guidewire  
Provided is a guidewire including a core shaft, an outer flexible tube, a stranded wire that extends parallel to the core shaft, and a hollow stranded-wire coil disposed in the outer flexible...
8956310 Medical guidewire  
Provided is a guidewire including a core shaft, an outer flexible tube, a stranded wire that extends parallel to the core shaft, and a hollow stranded-wire coil disposed in the outer flexible...
8951210 Medical guidewire  
Provided is a guidewire including a core shaft, an outer flexible tube, and an inner flexible tube that surrounds a distal end portion of the core shaft. The inner flexible tube is disposed in the...
8945100 Stiffening assembly  
A stiffenable structure is made of longitudinal beams that are positioned around a longitudinal axis. In one state, the longitudinal beams are bendable so that the structure is bendable. As the...
8945024 Medical wire  
Disclosed herein is a medical wire with an intracorporeally indwelling member connected to the leading end part of a conductive wire through a thermally-fusible connecting member, wherein the...
8945025 Catheter with atraumatic tip  
A medical device is provided comprising a shaft comprising a first segment and a second segment. The first segment is configured to buckle upon application of a first critical force. The second...
8939916 Medical device for navigation through anatomy and method of making same  
Medical devices for navigation through anatomy, including guidewires, which may have a core wire, a slotted tubular member, or both. Embodiments may have coils, including non-circular...
8936559 Sensor mounted flexible guidewire  
A flexible guidewire comprising a hollow tube, having a proximal section and a distal section, the distal section having a distal tip, the outer diameter of the distal section gradually decreasing...
8936558 Medical device for navigation through anatomy and method of making same  
Medical devices for navigation through anatomy, including guidewires, which may have a core wire, a slotted tubular member, or both. Embodiments may have coils, including non-circular...
8932235 Medical device for navigation through anatomy and method of making same  
Medical devices for navigation through anatomy, including guidewires, which may have a core wire, a slotted tubular member, or both. Embodiments may have coils, including non-circular...
8927047 Methods of drug loading a hollow stent with a high viscosity formulation  
A method of loading a composition into a structural element of a stent, where the structural element is defined by a lumen and at least one opening to access the lumen. The composition may include...
8926528 Single-axis sensors on flexible backbone  
An apparatus includes a narrow elongate probe is adapted for insertion into the body of a living subject. The probe may be flexible and has a plurality of sensors consisting of single coils of...
8926529 Method and apparatus for manipulating a surgical guidewire  
A method and apparatus for manipulating a surgical guidewire. The apparatus comprises a chuck for selectively coupling motive force to a surgical guidewire and an actuator, coupled to the chuck,...
8926519 Opitcal-acoustic imaging device  
The present invention is a guide wire imaging device for vascular or non-vascular imaging utilizing optic acoustical methods, which device has a profile of less than 1 mm in diameter. The...
8915865 Medical device for navigation through anatomy and method of making same  
Medical devices for navigation through anatomy, including guidewires, which may have a core wire, a slotted tubular member, or both. Embodiments may have coils, including non-circular...
8911382 Catheter with pull wire measurement feature  
An apparatus for determining a length of a portion of a steering wire disposed within a bendable medical device includes an electrical contact slidably coupled with a steering wire, an electrical...
8911397 Steerable sheath handle pulley mechanism  
Various embodiments concern an introducer sheath assembly comprising a tubular sheath member having a deflectable distal end portion and a sheath member lumen, and a handle assembly including a...
8905946 Nickel—titanium core guide wire  
A guide wire for use in a medical procedure having a shapeable tip integral with and made from the distal end of a superelastic nitinol distal section of the guide wire, wherein the shapeable tip...
8900216 Facilitation of antegrade insertion of a guidewire into the superficial femoral artery  
A guidewire for antegrade guidance of vascular interventions of a lower limb artery via a common femoral artery into a superficial femoral artery of a human patient. When in unloaded condition,...
8900714 Medical appliance having polyimide film and method for manufacture thereof  
Provided is a medical appliance excellent in slidability and durability. A medical appliance comprising a base material, a polyimide film (A) and a polymer film (B) having a higher nitrogen...
8900163 Medical device for navigation through anatomy and method of making same  
Medical devices for navigation through anatomy, including guidewires, which may have a core wire, a slotted tubular member, or both. Embodiments may have coils, including non-circular...
8894587 Medical guide wire, method of making the same, and assembly of balloon catheter and guiding catheter combined with the medical guide wire  
In a medical guide wire 1, a flexible core wire 2 is made of austenitic stainless steel wire treated with a solid solution procedure, and drawn with a whole cross sectional reduction ratio as...
8894588 Guidewire and ablation catheter system with balloon  
Provided is a guide wire, wherein a deformed portion formed by bending and/or curving the guide wire is located in the region of 20-100 mm from the tip in the longitudinal direction of the guide...
8888787 Percutaneous renal access system  
A method for creating a tract in retrograde fashion for nephrostomy tube creation comprising the steps of providing a puncture wire having a tissue penetrating tip shielded in a sheath, inserting...