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8986244 Needleless delivery systems  
A method of treating a prostate condition, including the steps of providing a needleless injector that includes a body at a proximal end, an injection shaft extending from the body to a distal end...
8986241 Apparatus and methods for clot dissolution  
Clot disruption and dissolution are achieved using a catheter having the ability to infuse a thrombolytic agent, aspirate clot and fluid, and allow passage of a guidewire. Optionally, the catheter...
8951226 Mediastinoscopy access, sampling, and visualization kit featuring toroidal balloons and exotracheal method of using  
The present invention provides various systems, a kit, and a method for accessing, sampling within, and visualization of areas within the mediastinal cavity for assisting a surgeon in performing a...
8939952 Seal for a rectal or ostomy appliance  
A rectal appliance with a tubular member defining a communication passage for body waste, and first and second inflatable chamber portions carried on the tubular member for forming internal and...
8892182 Double balloon isolation catheters and methods therefor  
A system for examining a colon includes a catheter, such as a rectal catheter, having a proximal end, a distal end, and a central lumen extending from the proximal end to the distal end of the...
8858584 Emergency transection device  
An emergency transection intervention device has an elongated catheter (4) with a movable nose cone dilator (8) temporarily closing off the first end of the elongate catheter, a haemostatic seal...
8845618 Anti-clog suction tip apparatus and method  
An anti-clog suction tip apparatus includes a suction tip having a suction opening and an interior defining a suction channel. An ejection wire channel extends to a wire exit opening into the...
8814826 Sequentially inflatable balloons for delivery of treatment agents  
An apparatus including a cannula having a dimension suitable for insertion into a blood vessel and an expandable body coupled thereto, the expandable body comprising a first expandable member and...
8808232 Needleless delivery systems  
A needleless injector including a body including a fluid chamber; an outer shaft extending from an outer shaft proximal end to an outer shaft distal end, wherein the outer shaft includes an outer...
8784602 Balloon catheter for delivering a therapeutic agent  
Catheter balloon assemblies (10) for delivering a therapeutic agent to a body vessel are provided, as well as related methods of manufacturing and methods of treatment. The catheter balloon...
8728026 Devices and methods for treating aortic valve stenosis  
Devices and methods for their use in increasing the aortic valve flow of a stenotic aortic valve are provided. The subject devices include an aortic valve isolation element and an aortic valve...
8728081 Bone tamp and methods of use  
A system comprises an inflatable bone tamp including a plurality of linearly aligned expandable bodies. The system further comprises an elongated tubular shaft extending through the plurality of...
8679058 System for treating arterial obstructions  
An apparatus, a kit and a method for rapidly restoring blood flow through, and removing a clot from, a blood vessel by chemical dissolution. The essential components include an instrument for...
8652099 Device for delivering medical treatment  
A medical device for the delivery of treatment fluid to body vessels is described. The device has a distal (21) and a proximal (20) end with a self-expanding, hollow tubular member (9) and a...
8636690 Catheter balloons with integrated non-distensible seals  
A catheter balloon with integral non-distending regions having a plurality of layers which wind around the balloon material and overlap to form an angle of between 45 and 90 degrees relative to...
8636724 Balloon encapsulated catheter tip  
This invention is generally related to catheters for insertion into a body cavity, duct or vessel, and more particularly to a tip or plug for a catheter. The catheter tip is constructed and...
8636722 Anti-clog suction tip apparatus and methods  
Various forms of anti-clog suction tips apparatus are disclosed. For example, an anti-clog suction tip apparatus includes a suction tip assembly having a suction tip with a suction opening at a...
8617585 Intramedullary drug delivery device and method of treating bone fractures  
An intramedullary drug delivery device is disclosed and can be inserted within a bone canal of a bone. The intramedullary drug delivery device can include a housing. A drug delivery region can be...
8603064 Double balloon catheter and methods for homogeneous drug delivery using the same  
The present disclosure is directed to a catheter for site-specific delivery of a therapeutic agent to a blood vessel of a patient. The catheter further includes an elongated shaft having at least...
8574222 Anti-clog suction tip apparatus and method  
An anti-clog suction tip apparatus includes a suction tip having a suction opening and an interior defining a suction channel. An ejection wire channel extends to a wire exit opening into the...
8535304 System and method for advancing, orienting, and immobilizing on internal body tissue a catheter or other therapeutic device  
This invention provides a system and method that allows a therapeutic device, such as an atrial fibrillation microwave ablation catheter or ablation tip to be guided to a remote location within a...
8529612 Gastroduodenal balloon tubes and methods for use in localized hypothermia  
Materials and methods for producing localized hypothermia in a patient (e.g., for treatment of acute pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer).
8454648 Locking device for a prostate immobilizer  
A prostate immobilizer has a shaft with a fluid passageway extending therethrough, a balloon affixed over an end of the shaft such that the fluid passageway communicates with an interior of the...
8403876 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8398613 Method and apparatus for draining fluid from an organism  
A surgical drain and method for using the same. The surgical drain comprises a first end, which may be sized for placement within an organism. The first end features a plurality of segments, each...
8388586 Seal for an ostomy appliance  
An ostomy appliance is disclosed with an inflatable seal for sealing against the stoma. The inflatable seal has a first inflatable chamber portion for fitting inside the stoma to seal against the...
8361016 Balloon catheter and methods for pericardiocentesis and percutaneous pericardiotomy  
The present subject matter describes a balloon catheter and methods of using the balloon catheter. The balloon catheter is particularly useful for pericardiocentesis and percutaneous pericardiotomy.
8348891 Surgical method and medical device  
To perform treatment by readily introducing a device causing minimal invasion even where approach from the body surface is difficult, a medical device includes a guide that is inserted into a...
8323217 Methods to size a gastric pouch  
Methods to size a gastric pouch. In at least one embodiment for measuring the size of a gastric pouch of the present disclosure, the method comprises the steps of introducing a catheter into an...
8307830 Endotracheal cuff and technique for using the same  
A multi-layer inflatable balloon cuff may be adapted to seal a patient's trachea when associated with an endotracheal tube. The outer layer and the inner layer of the balloon cuff may have...
8292942 Double-balloon delivery system for an implantable eccentric stent  
A system for delivery of a stent dilatable by means of a balloon, including a multilumen polymeric catheter having at least two balloons at the input end, where the distal balloon can expand an...
8262605 Needleless delivery systems  
Described are devices and methods related to the needleless injection of fluid into tissue of the lower urinary tract, such as the urethra and prostate.
8251948 Multi-function catheter and use thereof  
A catheter for delivering an agent to an area of treatment is presented. The catheter includes a catheter body, a balloon assembly coupled to the catheter body, a first lumen, and a second lumen....
8241241 Apparatus and methods for clot dissolution  
Clot disruption and dissolution are achieved using a catheter having the ability to infuse a thrombolytic agent, aspirate clot and fluid, and allow passage of a guidewire. Optionally, the catheter...
8224455 Drug delivery  
A method and apparatus of treating tissue adjacent a bodily conduit using thermotherapy, while preventing obstructions of the bodily conduit due to edema, includes injection of a drug-encapsulated...
8206332 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8187173 Apparatus for advancing an endoscope and method for manipulating the apparatus for advancing an endoscope  
In a region where an intestine is movable in the abdominal cavity, conventional endoscope apparatus have suffered from a difficulty in moving an endoscope advancing portion toward a deep...
8182446 Balloon catheter for delivering a therapeutic agent  
Catheter balloon assemblies (10) for delivering a therapeutic agent to a body vessel are provided, as well as related methods of manufacturing and methods of treatment. The catheter balloon...
8162879 Double balloon catheter and methods for homogeneous drug delivery using the same  
The invention, in one embodiment, is directed to a catheter for site-specific delivery of a therapeutic agent to a blood vessel of a patient. The catheter further includes an elongated shaft...
8109894 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8105264 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8105262 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8105263 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
8016782 Methods for providing oxygenated blood to venous circulation  
Methods are disclosed for the providing oxygenated blood to venous circulation. Embodiments include a femoral access approach to the creation of an Aorta-caval fistula at the bifurcation of the...
7998113 Medical device having prefilled balloon  
A medical device including an element defining a central lumen and a secondary lumen. The device includes a prefilled balloon having an interior surface operatively communicates with the secondary...
7963929 Devices and systems for sizing of a gastric pouch  
Devices, methods, and systems for measuring the size of gastric pouches. At least some embodiments include a catheter comprising an outer elongate tube, an inner elongate tube disposed within the...
7857781 Indwelling heat exchange catheter and method of using same  
A catheter is adapted to exchange heat with a body fluid, such as blood, flowing in a body conduit, such as a blood vessel. The catheter includes a shaft with a heat exchange region disposed at...
7849861 Intravascular catheter device for selective occlusion of iliac vasculature  
An improved catheter device for selectively isolating and occluding a portion of the iliac vasculature of a patient includes an elongate hollow catheter shaft which is advanceable though the...
7850645 Internal medical devices for delivery of therapeutic agent in conjunction with a source of electrical power  
The invention generally relates to internal (e.g., implantable, insertable, etc.) drug delivery devices which contain the following: (a) one or more sources of one or more therapeutic agents; (b)...
7842027 Multi-purpose surgical instrument with integral optical system  
A combination aspiration/irrigation and illumination device using optical fibers circumferentially disposed around the aspiration conduit for transmitting illuminating light to a cavity to be...

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