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9028441 Apparatus and method used with guidance system for feeding and suctioning  
In one example embodiment, the tube assembly is configured to be used in conjunction with a tube assembly guidance system. The tube assembly includes a first connector, a feeding tube connected to...
8986281 Anti-thrombogenic catheter and method  
A medical catheter assembly is provided including an inner catheter member, where that inner catheter member includes a plurality of inner catheter lumens, and an outer sheath with at least one...
8961452 Multi-sheath member apparatus  
Disclosed are sheaths that comprise a first sheath member having a first passageway, a first length, and a first proximal end defined by a first valve apparatus configured to seal the first...
8955519 Earplug insertion device  
An earplug insertion device can include a housing that is configured to hold a first earplug and a second earplug. The device can also include an ejection mechanism that can be configured to...
8939933 Manifolds, systems, and methods for administering reduced pressure to a subcutaneous tissue site  
Systems, methods, and apparatuses are provided for delivering reduced pressure to a subcutaneous tissue site, such as a bone tissue site. In one instance, a manifold for providing reduced pressure...
8920363 Loop-tip catheter  
A hemodialysis catheter, including an elongate body with an outer wall enclosing an arterial lumen and a venous lumen, and a method of making same. The catheter includes a first continuous loop...
8920456 Insufflation damper for endoscopic vessel dissector/harvester  
A vessel harvesting apparatus is provided for removing a vessel from a patient. An endoscopic instrument has a distal end with a vessel harvesting tip and has a proximal end with a handle. The...
8905968 System for cooling and pressurizing fluid  
A pump for delivering a fluid, created by cooling and pressurizing a fluid, into the intrathecal space of a patient, the pump comprising an input channel, an input reservoir in fluid communication...
8894607 Tip configurations for multi-lumen catheter  
Multi-lumen catheters with improved tip configurations, including a triple-lumen catheter which may be useful for apheresis. In one variation, the catheter has three lumens with distal openings...
8877499 Bone anchor  
A biocompatible implantable bone anchor is provided that has a threaded first portion that engages and anchors into a bone. The implant also has a neck region extending from the first portion...
8876750 Coaxial tubing system for phacoemulsification handpieces  
An irrigation and aspiration tubing system for use with surgical handpieces and irrigation fluid supplies has a first flexible irrigation tube for transporting irrigation fluid to the handpiece...
8876753 Peritoneal dialysis methods and apparatus  
A peritoneal-based artificial kidney processes peritoneal fluid without need for additional fluids. Spent dialysate is separated into a protein-rich stream and a protein-free stream. The...
8876752 Dialysis catheter  
A dialysis catheter is provided which makes it possible to improve patency without reducing the ease of insertion, while also making it possible to effectively suppress the “clinging phenomenon”....
8864709 Medical liquid supply device  
In a medical liquid supply device, a control unit controls a liquid supply driver so that a liquid flows from the liquid supply driver in a liquid supply path regardless of whether a liquid-supply...
8858538 Apparatus and methods for hybrid endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery  
Apparatus and methods are described allow the techniques of endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery to be combined into a minimally invasive hybrid surgical technique called NOTES-assisted...
8834410 Medication Delivery Device  
An ear medication delivery device for delivering a treatment fluid and retaining the treatment fluid within an ear canal of a patient. The ear medication delivery device can retain the treatment...
8808227 Multi-lumen catheter with separate distal tips  
A multi-lumen catheter including a generally cylindrical body enclosing a first and second lumen separated by a generally planar septum. A first and second tip section extend from a distal end of...
8790586 Molecular exchange device  
The present application relates to a molecular exchange device (1) for use with an analysis and control apparatus and a method of manufacturing a molecular exchange device. The molecular exchange...
8784362 Catheter with formed guide wire ramp  
A rapid exchange catheter comprises a guide wire lumen including a substantially sealed portion in which a lumen wall extends around an entire periphery thereof and a channel portion including a...
8784361 Combined coaxial and bimanual irrigation/aspiration apparatus  
In one exemplary aspect, the present disclosure is directed to an assembly having an irrigation hand piece that includes an irrigation needle extending from a distal end. The irrigation needle is...
8764702 Dialysis system having dual patient line connection and prime  
A dialysis system includes a dialysis instrument; a disposable cassette operable with the dialysis instrument; a dual lumen patient line including dual lumens, the dual lumen patient line...
8753311 Propellant bag improvement  
An improved propellant pillow and method for filling a propellant chamber of an implantable pump with propellant through the use of such an improved propellant pillow are disclosed. The propellant...
8740874 Catheter device  
A catheter includes an elongate body having first and second chambers extending within the elongate body from a proximal end to an intermediate section, the first chamber having a first opening...
8734409 Systems for providing fluid flow to tissues  
Provided is an apparatus that includes a scaffold with a gel or liquid composition deposed on at least a portion of a luminal surface, the gel or liquid composition adapted to include...
8731639 Adjustable connector, improved fluid flow and reduced clotting risk  
Methods and systems for determining the concentration of one or more analytes from a sample such as blood or plasma are described. The systems described herein can be configured to withdraw a...
8727983 Systems and methods for making and using a conductive-fluid detector for a catheter-based medical device  
A catheter-based medical device includes a catheter that is configured and arranged for at least partial insertion into a patient and that defines at least one lumen that is configured and...
8696615 Arrangement for transferring an ovum from a follicle  
An apparatus for transferring an ovum from a follicle with a double lumen needle having at the distal needle end an aspiration lumen for removing an ovum from a follicle and a flushing lumen, the...
8696614 Split-tip catheter including lateral distal openings  
A split-tip catheter for placement within the vasculature of a patient and for use in hemodialysis or other suitable procedures is disclosed. In one embodiment, the split-tip catheter includes a...
8684967 Kink resistant cannula having buckle resistant apertures  
A cannula has a body with a proximal end and a distal end and a tip on the distal end. The tip has an outer wall defining a lumen opening at the end of the tip and extending to the proximal end of...
8668677 Device suitable for carrying on the body of a user to generate vacuum for medical applications  
An apparatus (2) for carrying on the body of a user to generate a vacuum for medical applications, in particular, for the vacuum therapy of wounds on the human or animal body, has a...
8657806 Device suitable for carrying on the body of a user to generate vacuum for medical applications  
A device for carrying on the body of a user to generate a vacuum for medical applications, having a vacuum-producing device and a disposable vessel, with a suction tube connection leading to Ihe...
8652090 Anti-extravasation surgical portal plug  
The devices and methods shown provide for the minimization of extravasation during arthroscopic surgery. The anti-extravasation surgical portal plug allows a surgeon to drain excess fluids from...
8636682 Catheter with articulable septum extension  
A catheter includes an elongated tubular body including a first wall and second wall defining first and second lumens, respectively. Each wall extends to a distal end and defines a distal opening....
8616213 Earplug insertion device  
An earplug insertion device can include a housing that is configured to hold a first earplug and a second earplug. The device can also include an ejection mechanism that can be configured to...
8613706 Coaxial dual lumen pigtail catheter  
A method of measuring differential pressure between a left ventricle and an aorta across an aortic valve for diagnosis of aortic stenosis using a coaxial dual lumen pigtail catheter that utilizes...
8608995 Method for manufacturing a separated tip catheter  
A method for manufacturing a separated tip catheter having a separated tip configuration includes the steps of: extruding an extrusion material through a die to form a catheter including a...
8591450 Dialysis catheter  
A dialysis catheter including a first portion having an outer wall having a first diameter, an elongated distal portion having a second diameter smaller than the first diameter, and a transition...
8568387 Systems and methods for removal of urine  
The present invention provides an arrangement (200) adapted for enhanced continuous flow of urine in a catheterized patient, the arrangement comprising a catheter tube (204) having an inner...
8568348 Medication delivery device  
An ear medication delivery device for delivering a treatment fluid and retaining the treatment fluid within an ear canal of a patient. The ear medication delivery device can retain the treatment...
8562557 Small diameter dual lumen catheter  
A multiple lumen catheter (110,150) having at least first and second lumens (112,114; 152,154). At least one of the first and second lumens (112,152) is generally C-shaped in cross-section, with a...
8562555 Fluid exchange system for controlled and localized irrigation and aspiration  
The control of fluid introduction into and out of body conduits such as vessels, is of great concern in medicine. As the development of more particular treatments to vessels and organs continues...
8545462 Patch for irrigation/aspiration tip  
In various embodiments, an ophthalmic surgical instrument may include an aspiration tube, an irrigation/aspiration tip (formed of a first material such as plastic), and a patch, coupled to the...
8545434 Catheter port configuration  
A catheter for use in the extracorporeal treatment of bodily fluids comprises a catheter body having a withdrawal port, an infusion port, and a plurality of lumens therein. One of the lumens...
8540663 High flow rate dialysis catheters and related methods  
High flow rate catheters, and related methods, are useful in dialysis and other procedures. A catheter according to the invention comprises a hub and a generally elongated conduit. The conduit has...
8529544 Catheter system with attachable catheter hub  
A hemodialysis catheter assembly adapted for use in a subcutaneous tunneling procedure incorporates a mechanism for securing the catheter hub member to the elongated catheter, and to provide the...
8517978 Multi-lumen catheter  
The invention provides a catheter for placement within a vessel of a patient. The catheter comprises an elongated catheter body, a septum extending longitudinally through the interior of the...
8500675 Multilumen catheter with pressure resistant lumen and method  
The assembly comprises two or more catheter tubes fused together to form a fused catheter bundle. Each tube has at least one lumen extending longitudinally through the catheter from its distal end...
8500939 Manufacture of split tip catheters  
Multi-lumen catheter devices having at least one split-tipped end are disclosed, together with methods of forming such split tip catheters. In one aspect of the invention, the manufacturing...
8500674 Dialysis catheter  
A medical catheter comprising a first return lumen, a plurality of withdrawal lumens, a first clamping member and a plurality of intake extension tubes. Each intake extension tube communicates...
8496611 Gastrointestinal lavage system  
An apparatus having a tube section and an expanded end. The tube section is flexible while the end section is rigid. The apparatus has a central bore, large enough to loosely receive an endoscope...