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8945060 Access sheath and needle assembly for delivering therapeutic material  
Medical device (10) for delivering therapeutic material to a patient. The device comprises an access sheath (12) having a proximal section (18) extending to a distal section (20). A working lumen...
8939960 Steerable guide catheters and methods for their use  
Methods for easy, atraumatic access to areas of the vasculature that are otherwise difficult to access, using steerable guide catheters constructed with components that are selected to provide...
8939931 Intravascular access catheter  
Disclosed is an access catheter, having a distal segment which is moveable from a reduced outside diameter for positioning at a target site, and an enlarged outside diameter to create an enlarged...
8926560 Distal access balloon guide catheter  
Distal access balloon guide catheter system and methods for delivering implantable devices, catheters, or substances in or near and/or restoring flow through body lumens, such as blood vessel...
8858530 Catheter  
A catheter includes an inner layer, a braid, an outer layer, and a distal tip. A recessed region having a first side and a second side is formed in a distal end portion of the braid, a length of...
8740875 Method of joining tubing for use in medical catheters  
The present application relates to method of arresting telescopic endwise relative movement in a medical device between an end portion of an elongate member, preferably being a cylinder, and an...
8721826 Steerable kink-resistant sheath  
A steerable kink resistant access device is provided having an elongated body and a steerable portion; methods for manufacturing the kink resistant device are also provided. The access sheath has...
8708997 Introducer sheath  
Introducer sheath (10,30,40) having a flexible kink-resistant distal tip portion (26,32,42). A multilayer sheath structure is used, with an inner tube (12) such as PTFE having a coil (14) of wire...
8702680 Double helix reinforced catheter  
The intravascular catheter has two segments; a proximal segment with high stiffness and a distal segment with lower stiffness. The catheter can also have an intermediate segment of lower stiffness...
8663197 Flexible channel for use on endoscope  
A flexible channel to be incorporated into an endoscopic insertion portion having a flexible portion at least in part of its length, for the purpose of providing a flexible passage internally of...
8663196 Endovascular sheath with gradable stiffness device and method  
An endovascular sheath apparatus 2 is provided. The endovascular sheath apparatus 2 includes an inner tube 12 that includes a lumen 26 for introducing medical fluids or devices and an outer...
8636716 Medical device  
A medical device including a shaft having an elongated inner member and an elongated tubular reinforcing member disposed over at least a portion of the inner member. In some embodiments, at least...
8622994 Composite flexible tube for medical applications  
A flexible composite tube for medical applications is described. The tube has the ability to transmit a torque and to resist compression, tension, and kinking. The tube is also very flexible in...
8608646 Endoscope shaft made of a composite tube  
An endoscope shaft made of a composite tube comprises an external tube and an internal tube which is softer and more resilient compared to the external tube as well as a helical spring for...
8591495 Introducer sheath with thin-walled shaft  
A thin-walled introducer sheath is described. In some embodiments, the introducer sheath includes structural support components, such as wires, used in connection with a polymeric inner coating, a...
8568369 Infusion catheter and method  
An infusion catheter includes an elongate catheter body having a proximal body component and a distal body component. The distal body component includes a distal body outer surface and a distal...
8562517 Medico-Technical device for at least partially introducing into a body passage  
The invention relates to a medico-technical device for at least partially introducing into a body passage. Said device comprises an elongate, tubular, flexible internal body (2), an elongate...
8551073 Catheter device  
A catheter device (K, K1, K2 and K3) has a flexible hollow tube body (1) formed by a plurality of austenitic stainless steel wires (2) cylindrically stranded to provide a hollow structure. An...
8535294 Carotid sheath with flexible distal section  
The present invention is a carotid sheath that has a proximal portion that is stiffer than the distal portion of the sheath as a result of the proximal portion having a higher durometer of the...
8523899 Treatment device for endoscope  
Disclosed is a treatment device for an endoscope including a treatment part that is adapted to treat tissue within a body cavity, a manipulating part that is adapted to manipulate the treatment...
8518014 Surgical suction instrument  
A surgical suction instrument is provided that is flexible enough to bend in any direction creating a custom shaped suction device. The surgical suction device reduces surgeon fatigue and is rigid...
8486048 Position confirming catheter  
A catheter includes an inner layer, an outer layer, a reinforcement layer located between the inner layer and the outer layer, and a marker composed of a contrast material for confirming the...
8486010 Bendable catheter  
The bendable catheter includes a flexible tubular main tube; a bendable part having a longitudinal axis and an internal space formed along the longitudinal axis, and being capable of being bent; a...
8475431 Introducer sheath having a braided member and methods of manufacture  
The present embodiments provide an introducer sheath having a braided member and methods of manufacture. The introducer sheath comprises an inner tube, a braided member disposed over at least a...
8430988 Reinforced multi-lumen catheter  
A reinforced multi-lumen catheter and method of manufacturing the same. An assembly for manufacturing the multi-lumen catheter includes a proximal catheter body substrate including a septum, a...
8414524 Long nose manipulatable catheter  
The long nose manipulatable catheter includes a main lumen, a wire lumen with a push-pull wire therethrough, and a flexible joint region. The catheter section includes a control including a handle...
8409169 Catheter and method of making the same  
A method of manufacturing a catheter includes positioning a resilient tube in a vacuum tube. An outer periphery of the resilient tube is sealed to the vacuum tube so a vacuum region can be formed...
8403912 Catheter with a pre-shaped distal tip  
Catheters having a pre-shaped tip configuration are disclosed. A catheter in accordance with an illustrative embodiment of the present invention can include an elongated tubular shaft equipped...
8376980 Ingrowth preventing indwelling catheter assembly  
A surgically implantable delivery or drainage catheter assembly includes a porous fiber membrane that is permeable to the intended drainage or delivery fluid, yet has an outer surface morphology...
8377036 Cannula reinforcing band and method  
A cannula assembly having a hollow elongate cannula with a proximal end, a distal end, and a central axis. A coiled reinforcing member is disposed along a portion of the hollow elongate cannula...
8376991 Device for reducing axial shortening of catheter or sheath due to repeated deflection  
A deflectable medical device incorporates a strut that is configured to reduce or eliminate axial shortening of the deflectable portion of the medical device, for example, the deflectable distal...
8366699 Double helix reinforced catheter  
The intravascular catheter has two segments; a proximal segment with high stiffness and a distal segment with lower stiffness. The catheter can also have an intermediate segment of lower stiffness...
8353876 Occlusion resistant catheters  
A device and method for preventing an occlusion of a catheter including a catheter adapter and a catheter where a flexured portion of the catheter is supported by a bending surface of the catheter...
8348925 Introducer sheath with thin-walled shaft and improved means for attachment to the skin  
An introducer sheath for placement into the vascular system of a human subject. The introducer sheath has a tubular shaft, a side arm, and a hemostasis valve with an integrated attachment...
8348924 Composite ophthalmic microcannula  
Microcannulae are constructed with multiple components in a composite design, allowing the microcannulae to have varying mechanical and delivery properties that will enable ophthalmic treatments...
8343136 Introducer sheath with encapsulated reinforcing member  
An introducer sheath and a method for making the sheath. The sheath includes a fluoropolymer liner having a passageway extending longitudinally therethrough. An inner jacket is positioned...
8317772 Catheter with composite stiffener  
A catheter comprising an elongate tubular member having a proximal end, a distal end, and a passageway defining a lumen extending between the proximal and distal ends. The elongate tubular member...
8298210 Catheter having oval aspiration lumen and method of making  
Catheters for aspiration of thrombotic, atherosclerotic or other particulate embolic debris from a blood vessel. An elongate flexible aspiration tube has an aspiration lumen defined by a...
8262563 Endoscopic translumenal articulatable steerable overtube  
An apparatus having an elongate hollow metal body extending along a longitudinal axis is disclosed. The hollow body defines a central opening and has a predetermined wall thickness. A pattern of...
8182459 Devices and methods for endolumenal gastrointestinal bypass  
The present invention provides devices and methods for attachment of an endolumenal gastrointestinal device, such as an artificial stoma device, a gastrointestinal bypass sleeve or other...
8182466 Dual braided catheter shaft  
A dual braided catheter shaft includes a flat wire forming the inner braid, thereby potentially allowing for reduced radial thickness of the shaft. In one embodiment, the shaft (100) includes an...
8172830 Composite ophthalmic microcannula  
Microcannulae are constructed with multiple components in a composite design, allowing the microcannulae to have varying mechanical and delivery properties that will enable ophthalmic treatments...
8167867 Oval-shaped cardiac cannula  
A method of performing minimally invasive cardiac surgery includes the step of creating an access aperture into a patient's chest cavity, the access aperture being considerably smaller than a...
8157751 Coil member for a medical device  
A coil for use in a medical device. The coil includes a plurality of coil windings or turns, wherein adjacent coil windings are connected together at a plurality of discrete connection locations...
8157790 Position confirming catheter  
A catheter includes an inner layer, an outer layer, a reinforcement layer located between the inner layer and the outer layer, and a marker composed of a contrast material for confirming the...
8142415 Braided catheter reinforcement layer having short axial filament segments  
A catheter includes an elongate member having a braided reinforcing layer. The reinforcing layer comprises a plurality of continuous filaments that transform from a braided configuration to short...
8123702 Composite guide wire with drawn and filled tube construction  
The present invention is directed to an intracorporeal device, preferably a guidewire, and method for making the device. The guidewire of the present invention is formed, at least in part, of a...
8105246 Elongate medical device having enhanced torque and methods thereof  
An elongate medical device such as a guidewire, that may comprise a first elongate member having a proximal end, a distal end and a lumen there between, a second elongate member having a proximal...
8100881 Flexible medical device for clot removal from small vessels  
A medical device and method of applying said medical device to deliver drugs and to remove thrombus or soft tissue clots from vascular or other lumens in a patient is presented. The medical device...
8062284 Catheter assembly with an adjustable loop  
A catheter assembly including at least one introducer defining a passage receiving an elongate tubular member having a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen extending between an elongate...

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