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8932260 Reduced-friction catheter introducer and method of manufacturing and using the same  
Tear-away and non-tear-away sheath introducers for catheters, methods for making such introducers, and methods for using such introducers are described. The sheath introducers contain movable...
8926564 Catheter introducer including a valve and valve actuator  
Tear-away sheath introducers for catheters and methods for making and using such introducers are described. The sheath introducers contain movable valves that are encapsulated in a movable housing...
8900192 Access device  
An access device places a medical article within a body space of a patient. The device has a needle that includes an elongated body and a needle hub. The device further includes a dilator disposed...
8827958 Access device with valve  
A sheath can include a sheath body and a sheath hub. The sheath body can have a generally flexible tubular structure, a proximal end, and a distal end. The sheath body can further define a...
8753313 Introducer handle notch design/concept  
An improved splittable medical device introducer designed to introduce a medical device such as a lead or catheter, into a patient's vasculature without loss of blood or introduction of air is...
8728055 Braided peelable sheath  
The present invention is a splitable/peelable reinforced flexible tubular body (10) for a catheter or sheath (12). The body (10) comprises a proximal end (14), a distal end (16), a wall structure...
8721546 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...
8672889 Soft tissue tunneling device  
A tissue tunneling device is configured to be delivered within the body. The tunneling device includes a shaft with a blunt distal end to prevent coring or other damage to tissue during the...
8666514 Peel-away IS-4/DF-4 lead implant tool with electrical contacts  
A peel away lead implant tool is adapted to be disposed over the terminal connector of a lead during an implantation procedure to protect the terminal connector. The peel-away lead implant tool...
8657789 Peelable atraumatic tip and body for a catheter or sheath  
A splittable/peelable tubular body (2) of a catheter or sheath wherein the tubular body (2) has a splittable/peelable atraumatic tip (14) is disclosed. The atraumatic tip (4) is generally softer...
8584364 Slitting tool  
A tool for slitting an elongate sheath from about an elongate member that is disposed within a longitudinally extending lumen of the sheath includes a longitudinally extending tail portion...
8579932 Sheath apparatus and methods for delivering a closure device  
An apparatus for delivering a clip includes an introducer sheath including an outer surface extending between its proximal and distal ends. A clip is carried on the outer surface, e.g., on a...
8512389 System and method for introducing multiple medical devices  
A method and apparatus for introducing a first elongate medical device and short wire guide that are coupled together into a work site and remotely disconnecting them within the work site such...
8486105 Vascular device for emboli and thrombi removal and methods of use  
Apparatus and methods are provided for use in filtering emboli from a vessel and/or performing thrombectomy and embolectomy, wherein a vascular device disposed on a guidewire comprises a support...
8480627 Introducer and deployment handle for splittable sheath having flushing chamber  
An introducer assembly is provided with a handle assembly (10) which enables automatic retraction and splitting of a sheath (12) of the assembly. The handle includes a drum (22) onto which the...
8414537 Introducer sheath assembly with hub  
A tearaway introducer sheath assembly (10) for use in implantation of a catheter into a patient, having an elongated polytetrafluoroethylene sheath tube (12) and a proximal polyethylene hub...
8398596 Needle assemblies and methods  
A needle assembly comprises a metal needle (1) with a hub (13) and a marker in the form of a bubble-filled plastics rod (2) inserted within the needle. The rod (2) makes the assembly more visible...
8343105 Multi-size convertible catheter  
The present invention relates to a multi-size catheter for use in biliary endoscopic procedures. The multi-size catheter comprises an outer diameter defined by a plurality of superimposed peelable...
8328760 Occlusion resistant catheter  
Catheters configured to minimize, prevent, disrupt, and/or treat thrombus accumulation and subsequent occlusion are disclosed. Such catheters include at least one sidewall cut extending to the...
8262672 Medical delivery device construction  
A delivery device includes an outer sidewall and an inner sidewall extending therein. An outer surface of the inner sidewall defines a plurality of longitudinally extending grooves, each of which...
8262619 Introducer sheath for catheters  
An introducer sheath includes a tubular body portion having a proximal region and a distal region, and defines an internal lumen configured and dimensioned to slidably receive a catheter. A...
8257312 Integrated slitter for medical instrument inserter  
A catheter system for positioning of an instrument within a body. The catheter system includes a hub defining a lumen therethrough for passage of the instrument and an elongate tubular member...
8167842 Introducer apparatus with cutting edges  
An introducer apparatus with a plurality of cutting edges along the outer surface of the distal end of an introducer with a blunt distal end is disclosed. The introducer may be adapted to extend...
8137317 Locking vascular introducer assembly with adjustable hemostatic seal  
A vascular introducer assembly is disclosed that includes a dilator, a sheath having an axial lumen for accommodating the dilator, a locking collar for securing the dilator and the sheath to one...
8105287 Tearaway introducer sheath with hemostasis valve  
A tearaway introducer sheath assembly (100,200) having an integrated valve (300). The valve is seated within a valve housing (222) defined by the hub portion (200) of the sheath (200). The valve...
8105286 Access device  
An access device places a medical article within a body space of a patient. The device has a needle that includes an elongated body and a needle hub. The device further includes a dilator disposed...
8074360 Slitting tool  
A tool for slitting an elongate sheath from about an elongate member that is disposed within a longitudinally extending lumen of the sheath includes a longitudinally extending tail portion...
8057428 Stent delivery system and method of use  
A balloon dilation catheter comprising a tubular member having a proximal end and a distal end. An inflatable balloon is disposed at the distal end of the tubular member. A first lumen is disposed...
8042273 Slitter with mechanical holding finger  
A slitter for slitting a guide catheter is assembled from a handle, a blade assembly coupled to the handle, and a holding mechanism coupled to the handle. The blade assembly includes a shroud for...
8029473 Injection tube for catheter devices  
A medical device is provided including a catheter shaft having a lumen extending therethrough with a splittable wall portion along a side of the lumen, and a tube that extends through at least a...
8029481 Apparatus and method of inserting an infusing catheter and determining catheter depth without a guidewire or direct contact with the catheter  
A catheter enables measuring and approximating its distal end position within the body to facilitate catheter insertion and improve accuracy and control. By wrapping a long infusion catheter with...
8012127 Systems and methods for gaining access around an implanted medical device  
Systems for gaining access into a body of a patient around an implanted body of an elongate medical device include a sheath having a deformable wall that allows insertion of the device body into a...
7993305 Splittable valved introducer apparatus  
An improved splittable medical device introducer designed to introduce a medical device such as a lead or catheter, into a patient's vasculature without loss of blood or the introduction of air is...
7993363 Vascular device for emboli and thrombi removal and methods of use  
Apparatus and methods are provided for use in filtering emboli from a vessel and/or performing thrombectomy and embolectomy, wherein a vascular device disposed on a guidewire includes a support...
7963040 Slitter tool for cutting a tubular sheath of a guide catheter  
A tool for cutting or slitting the tubular sheath of a guide-catheter in the presence of a lead placed in this sheath. The tool (10) has a flattened, substantially planar blade holder body (12)...
7950155 Slitting tool  
A tool for slitting an elongate sheath from about an elongate member that is disposed within a longitudinally extending lumen of the sheath includes a longitudinally extending tail portion...
7909798 Peel-away introducer sheath having pitched peel lines and method of making same  
A percutaneous peel-away vascular introducer that includes an elongated tubular sheath having opposed proximal and distal ends, and a pair of diametrically opposed peel lines that extend along the...
7909797 Medical catheter with stress riser at access port to reduce rupture force  
A method and apparatus for uncoupling a wire guide from and elongate medical device comprising a catheter shaft having a wire guide lumen extending there through, wherein the material surrounding...
7875002 Stent delivery system and method of use  
A balloon dilation catheter comprising: a tubular member having a proximal end and a distal end and an inflatable balloon disposed at the distal end of the tubular member. The tubular member...
7846133 Multi-size convertible catheter  
The present invention relates to a multi-size catheter for use in biliary endoscopic procedures. The multi-size catheter comprises an outer diameter defined by a plurality of superimposed peelable...
7819889 Detachable introducer for a medical device deployment system  
A detachable introducer and method of using such introducer is disclosed for inserting an embolic coil deployment system into the tortuous vasculature of the human brain for placing an embolic...
7798999 Adjustable length catheter  
An adjustable length catheter device, a kit and a method of providing the adjustable length catheter device to a patient are provided. The catheter device includes an elongate shaft having a...
7632254 Device for splitting the tubular body of a catheter or sheath  
The present invention is a tool coupled to a hemostasis valve and adapted to slit/split a tubular body of a catheter or sheath to facilitate the removal of the tubular body from about a medical...
7588581 Placement of chronic micro-catheter device and method  
A device and method of placement of a chronic micro-catheter is shown that allows effective guiding of micro-catheters through a host catheter that is later removable while leaving the...
7524305 Peel-away introducer and method for making the same  
A device and method of making a peel-away introducer sheath adapted for use in transcutaneous insertions of medical instrumentation according to an embodiment of the present invention includes,...
7462167 Catheter sheath slitter and method of use  
A device and method for slitting a first elongated flexible catheter/sheath used with an elongated flexible component. The device includes a handle, an elongated groove and a cutter member. The...
7377909 Connection assembly for use with splittable sheath  
A connection system for connecting a hemostasis valve to a splittable sheath is disclosed. The connection system includes an adapter fitting having a shaft defining a lumen. The shaft has a...
7318817 Minimal access lumbar diskectomy instrumentation and method  
A minimal incision maximal access system allows for maximum desirable exposure along with maximum access to the operative field utilizing a minimum incision as small as the METRx and Endius...
7316667 Lead insertion tool for hemostatic introducer system  
A tool for protecting a cardiac stimulating lead from damage upon passing through a hemostasis valve of a vascular introducer in the course of an implantation procedure comprises a splittable,...
7314481 Stent introducer apparatus  
A stent introducer apparatus includes a handle with a proximal end and a distal end and having a portion that is coaxially slidable from the distal end to the proximal end and vice versa. A...

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