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9033867 Self-propellable endoscopic apparatus and method  
A self propelled, endoscopic apparatus formed of a flexible, fluid-filled toroid and a motorized or powerable frame The apparatus may be used to advance a variety of accessory devices into...
8939895 Self-centralizing inflatable balloon  
An apparatus is presented for use with a biologically-compatible-fluid pressure source. The apparatus comprises an elongated carrier defining a fluid passageway and adapted to be inserted through...
8845518 Inflatable member for an endoscope sheath  
Apparatus and methods for attaching and forming enclosed inflatable members on an endoscope assembly with a disposable sheath are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a flexible and...
8734437 Catheter having electrically conductive pathways  
Medical devices having electrically conductive pathways are disclosed. More particularly, the disclosure is directed to catheter shafts including an electrically conductive wire embedded in a...
8734387 Expansion device for treatment of black triangle disease and method  
An expansion device includes an inflatable balloon moveable from an unexpanded configuration to an expanded configuration configured to pass through soft tissue between two adjacent teeth of a...
8715229 Non-compliant medical balloon having braided or knitted reinforcement  
A non-compliant medical balloon comprises a base balloon including a pair of spaced-apart, generally conical end sections and a generally cylindrical center section connected therebetween. A...
8696620 Catheter with a mechanism for omni-directional deflection of a catheter shaft  
A catheter with a mechanism for omni-directional deflection of a catheter shaft includes a shaft assembly and a controller. The shaft assembly includes a first tubular component that has a...
8663159 Endoscopic device  
An endoscopic device capable of autonomous locomotion through a body cavity in a pre-established direction of displacement is described. The endoscopic device comprises a tubular body that extends...
8657805 Complex shape steerable tissue visualization and manipulation catheter  
Complex steerable catheter visualization and tissue manipulation systems and their methods of use are disclosed herein. The deployment catheter is articulated using various steering mechanisms....
8608687 Multi-lumen endoscopic accessory and system  
The embodiments of the present invention relate to an endoscopic system and accessories. In particular, the various embodiments relate to endoscopic systems in which an accessory comprises a...
8602974 Gastrointestinal tool over guiding element  
Gastrointestinal apparatus (10) is provided, including a guiding element (16) and an inflatable mechanical device (96), adapted to pull the guiding element (16) through a colon of a patient. A...
8540668 Catheter including a compliant balloon  
A catheter having an elongate shaft including a plurality of apertures disposed along at least a length of the shaft to facilitate bending. The catheter includes an inflatable balloon, wherein a...
8394066 Anchoring a medical instrument  
Some embodiments of a medical anchor device include an elongate body coupled with deployable subcutaneous anchors to secure a catheter instrument (or other medical instrument) in place relative to...
8337480 Method of producing a balloon of a balloon catheter  
A method of producing a balloon of a balloon catheter includes the following method steps: providing a balloon body coupled to a proximal sleeve and a distal sleeve by transitional sections...
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...
8197463 Adjustable double balloon catheter with a through lumen for stone management  
A method for removing an object from a body lumen includes dispensing fluid into the body lumen, and causing the dispensed fluid to propel the object along the body lumen. A device for removing an...
8162880 Delivery of therapeutic and marking substance through intra lumen expansion of a delivery device  
A balloon catheter is formed with a plurality of depressions. The balloon is coated with a matrix incorporating a therapeutic substance, which additionally fills the depressions. When the balloon...
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...
8016784 Deflectable catheter assembly having compression compensation mechanism  
A deflectable catheter assembly having a compression compensation mechanism is disclosed. The deflectable catheter assembly comprises a catheter shaft having a catheter proximal section and a...
7959559 Endoscope insertion assisting device, endoscope apparatus, medical treatment device and endoscope insertion method  
The present invention includes a first balloon member having a first hollow portion that allows an insertion portion of the endoscope to pass therethrough; a first transmission member that...
7951069 Methods and devices for minimally invasive cardiac surgery for atrial fibrillation  
Devices for enhancing minimally invasive cardiac surgery include a visualization device including an inflatable balloon at or near the distal end. Some visualization devices also include one or...
7914487 Non-compliant medical balloon having braided or knitted reinforcement  
A non-compliant medical balloon comprises a base balloon including a pair of spaced-apart, generally conical end sections and a generally cylindrical center section connected therebetween. A...
7857784 Medical instrument for suction and irrigation, and method for its production  
A medical instrument for suction and irrigation comprises an elongate shaft with a first channel serving as suction channel and with a second channel serving as irrigation channel, the shaft...
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...
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...
7837672 Adjustable double balloon catheter with a through lumen for stone management  
A method for removing an object from a body lumen includes dispensing fluid into the body lumen, and causing the dispensed fluid to propel the object along the body lumen. A device for removing an...
7806872 Injection catheter with needle stop  
An injection catheter is provided. The catheter comprises a catheter body comprising a flexible tubing having proximal and distal ends and at least one needle passage extending therethrough. The...
7749157 Methods and devices for minimally invasive cardiac surgery for atrial fibrillation  
Devices for enhancing minimally invasive cardiac surgery include a visualization device including an inflatable balloon at or near the distal end. Some visualization devices also include one or...
7717875 Steerable catheter with hydraulic or pneumatic actuator  
A hydraulically assisted actuator in a handle connects with a catheter having a deflectable distal ablation tip. The hydraulic actuator translates small mechanical movement by a clinician into...
7632242 Catheter including a compliant balloon  
A catheter having an elongate shaft including a plurality of apertures disposed along at least a length of the shaft to facilitate bending. The catheter includes an inflatable balloon, wherein a...
7608056 Steerable catheter devices and methods of articulating catheter devices  
Steerable catheter devices are provided having a proximal first end portion, an elongate intermediate portion, and a distal flexible second end portion defining a longitudinal axis, and at least...
7595082 Wire guide  
A wire guide includes a mandrel that has a proximal portion and a distal portion. A first coating with a low coefficient of friction is disposed on the proximal portion of the mandrel. A second...
7578787 Catheter device  
Catheter device, comprising a catheter (2) for introduction into a hollow organ, especially a vessel, with a number of bending elements (12, 12a-12f, 12a′-12e′) arranged around the longitudinal...
7547294 Microfabricated surgical device for interventional procedures  
An actuator for an interventional surgical procedure is described. The actuator may include an actuator body having a distal end and a proximal end. A central expandable section is located between...
7494478 Catheter assembly  
A catheter assembly comprises an outer catheter comprising a distal end curved portion having a first curved shape, and an inner catheter which comprises a distal end curved portion having a...
7481764 Self-advancing device  
A device (1) which includes an elongate body (2) with a movable mass (3) arranged for sliding movement within the body (2), the element (4) being arranged to decelerate toward an end of the body...
7351214 Steerable balloon catheter  
A steerable balloon catheter including a balloon catheter supported by a steerable guidewire having a deflectable distal tip. The guidewire comprises a longitudinal hypotube and a spring coil...
7320679 Therapeutic use of growth factor, and delivery device, especially for the treatment of intimal hyperplasia  
The present invention concerns vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) which has utility in the treatment of intimal hyperplasia, hypertension and atherosclerosis, and of conditions susceptible...
7144378 Quick-release torquer apparatus for delivering and maintaining a medical guideware  
The present invention provides a torquer for maneuvering a medical guidewire during endovascular surgical procedures or the like, which can be easily positioned and re-positioned along the length...
6939291 Endoscopic device for locomotion through the gastro-intestinal tract  
An endoscopic device for locomotion in a body cavity according to a prefixed advancing direction (A) comprising at least a variable length intermediate section (1a, 21a) extending between a front...
6875170 Positioning, exploration, and/or intervention device, in particular in the field of endoscopy and/or mini-invasive surgery  
The positioning, intervention, and/or exploration device has two endpieces (6a-6d, 7) and at least one cable (20) extending from one endpiece to the other (6a-6d, 7), it has at least two bellows...
6764441 Peristaltically self-propelled endoscopic device  
Expandable actuators surround a central conduit. Each actuator comprises a bladder that, when fluid is introduced, expands laterally while contracting longitudinally. A restorative spring can be...
6695771 Self-propelled colonoscope  
The self-propelled colonoscope (1) is self-inserted into a colon by driving endless belts (17) mounted on the outside of the bending section (15) of the insertion tube (9). The cross section of...
6648814 Micro-robot for colonoscope with motor locomotion and system for colonoscope using the same  
A micro-robot for colonoscope with motor locomotion comprises an information detecting unit for obtaining information of the interior of the colon and a driving unit for generating its own...
6544216 Intracardiac blood pump  
The intracardiac blood pump (10) comprises a drive section (11) and a pump section (12). A flexible pump hose (14) is connected to the pump section (12). To lay the pump hose (14) from the right...
6245042 Fluid delivery device with temperature controlled energy source  
A delivery device for the administration of nutrients, drugs, vitamins, trace elements and the like to a ruminant. The device embodies a thermal expanding polymer material which, when heated by...
5968012 Balloon catheter with adjustable shaft  
The present invention provides a balloon catheter with a length compensator, which can be an accordion section or a slipping sleeve section. In the accordion section embodiment of the invention,...
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