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9119607 Heart occlusion devices  
The present invention is specifically directed to a heart occlusion device with a self-centering mechanism. The heart occlusion device includes two separate uniquely shaped wires 12, 14, each...
9050067 Percutaneous nephrostomy plug delivery device  
A device for delivering a percutaneous nephrostomy plug is provided. The device comprises a tubular member configured for insertion into a biological body. The device further comprises a handle...
9039734 Implantable biodegradable wound closure device  
A biodegradable device for maintaining the alignment of the edges of a trocar defect, consisting of two bases joined by a connector, a first base to be positioned below the defect and a second...
9039733 Shape memory polymer foams for endovascular therapies  
A system for occluding a physical anomaly. One embodiment comprises a shape memory material body wherein the shape memory material body fits within the physical anomaly occluding the physical...
9039735 Apparatus and methods for sealing a vascular puncture  
Apparatus for sealing a puncture communicating with a blood vessel includes a porous carrier formed from lyophilized hydrogel or other material. The plug may include at least first and second...
9033201 Methods and apparatus for fixing sheet-like materials to a target tissue  
A device for attaching a sheet-like implant to a target tissue. The device includes a fastener push rod including a first portion, a second portion and a force limiting mechanism operably coupled...
9034010 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Heart occlusion devices
 
The present invention is specifically directed to a heart occlusion device with a self-centering mechanism. The heart occlusion device includes two separate uniquely shaped wires 12, 14, each...
9028527 Patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure device with radial and circumferential support  
The present invention provides a device for occluding an anatomical aperture, such as a septal defect or patent foramen ovale (PFO). The occluder includes two sides connected by an intermediate...
9023080 Flow obstructor and transapical closure device  
Medical devices and methods for closing an anatomical aperture in a tissue are disclosed. The medical devices can include distal and proximal support structures, which can include a plurality of...
9022975 Airless, non-clogging tip assembly and device  
The invention described herein is a device for dripping a tissue sealant and/or adhesive that comprises a) first and second barrels or syringes that contain first and second biocomponents that are...
9017377 Occluder  
The invention relates to an occluder for closing a passage in a circulatory system comprising an expandable fixation unit for fixing the occluder on the passage, wherein the occluder can be...
9017374 Device and method for sealing blood vessels  
The present invention provides devices, systems, and methods for percutaneously sealing a puncture site in tissue tracts and vessels in human or animal bodies. One system includes a locating...
9017350 Expandable occlusive structure  
An apparatus for treating a hollow anatomical structure comprises an implant comprising a plurality of bioabsorbable fibers. The implant has a compressed state in which the implant can fit within...
9017361 Occlusive implant and methods for hollow anatomical structure  
Apparatus and methods for treating a hollow anatomical structure comprises an implant sized for insertion into a hollow anatomical structure. The implant comprises a plurality of loose, bulked...
9017376 Apparatus for sealing a puncture by causing a reduction in the circumference of the puncture  
Apparatus is provided for sealing a vascular puncture by causing a reduction in the circumference of the puncture tract through delivery of a closure agent into tissue surrounding the puncture...
9017375 Occluding device  
An occluding device for closing a body passage comprises an occluding body (1), a first position control element (2) and a second position control element (3). The occluding body (1) is a balloon...
9017373 Septal closure devices  
A closure device for a patent foramen ovale (PFO) has proximal and distal occlusion members for applying compressive forces to tissue on opposite sides of septal defects to help close the defects....
9011485 Implantable biodegradable wound closure device and method  
An implantable biodegradable device consisting of an inner button attached to a cylindrical segment, and an outer button attached to a retainment feature. The cylindrical segment is threaded on...
9011550 Method of mending a groin defect  
A method of mending a groinal defect such as an indirect inguinal hernia, a direct inguinal hernia, and/or a femoral hernia. A space between the external oblique aponeurosis and the internal...
9011468 Independent gripper  
The invention provides devices, systems and methods for tissue approximation and repair at treatment sites. The devices, systems and methods of the invention will find use in a variety of...
9011486 Systems for venous occlusion for the treatment of venous insufficiency  
Methods, devices and systems are described for treating venous insufficiency in which the vein is compressed at least partially along a treatment zone. A system can be provided including an...
9011551 Multimodality left atrial appendage occlusion device  
A left atrial appendage occlusion device is provided that acts in conjunction with a wireless transponder unit. The occlusion device provides a seal of the left atrial appendage opening, while the...
9005241 Means and method for reversibly connecting a patch to a patch deployment device  
The present invention generally relates to devices and methods for reversibly coupling an implant to a deployment device.
9005240 Device, kit and method for closure of a body lumen puncture  
A medical device and method for closure of a puncture in a body lumen are disclosed. The device has an aggregate (10) of a support structure (20) and a substantially fluid tight patch member (30)...
8998794 Transventricular implant tools and devices  
A method and implantation tools for repairing a heart include a delivery catheter and implant. The method includes gaining access to the patient's heart and identifying implantation points for the...
8998950 System and method for sealing access  
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for sealing a puncture in a tubular tissue structure or the wall of a body cavity. More specifically, the present invention is directed...
8998949 Soft tissue conduit device  
A method of conducting biological materials to soft tissue. The method includes loading a conduit device onto a delivery shaft of an inserter, inserting at least a portion of the delivery shaft...
8992545 Implant-catheter attachment mechanism using snare and method of use  
Devices, delivery systems and delivery techniques for an occlusion device for the closure of physical anomalies, such as an atrial septal defect, a patent foramen ovale (PFO), and other septal and...
8992568 Systems and methods for cerebrospinal fluid repair  
A system and method for treating a defect. The system may comprise a first expandable barrier insertable into a defect interior space in a compact state and then expanded once positioned inside...
8992567 Compressible, deformable, or deflectable tissue closure devices and method of manufacture  
A vascular closure system includes a swellable or bioabsorbable sealing element and a plunger advancement tool. The sealing element and plunger advancement tool is configured to be inserted into...
8979875 Methods and systems for medializing a turbinate  
Methods and systems for medializing a turbinate. Exemplary embodiments comprise methods and systems for repositioning a turbinate proximal to a septum. Certain embodiments comprise an implant and...
8979892 Apparatus for closure of a lumen and methods of using the same  
A generally tubular endovascular prosthesis (100) is configured to transition between a radially-compressed state and a radially-expanded state. The prosthesis (100) includes a first generally...
8979893 Systems and methods for supporting or occluding a physiological opening or cavity  
Implantable devices for placement at a cavity or opening such as an aneurysm are disclosed. The implantable devices, in a deployed condition, have a generally inverted U-shaped profile with a...
8975075 Hemostatic device  
A hemostatic device, method of making, and method of using for internal and external applications to wounds in the body of a patient to induce hemostasis at an anatomical site.
8974493 Method and apparatus for sealing access  
An apparatus and a method for sealing a puncture in a tubular tissue structure or the wall of a body cavity are provided. The apparatus and method include a bioabsorbable member that is partially...
8974476 Vascular closure device with compaction tube suture cutting port and methods  
A tissue puncture closure device includes an anchor, a sealing plug, a compaction member, a suture, and a suture cutting member. The compaction member is configured to compress the sealing plug...
8968361 Vascular hole closure device  
A device for closing an aperture in a vessel wall comprising a covering member having a longitudinal axis and positionable inside the vessel against the internal opening of the aperture and a...
8968353 Method and apparatus for impeding migration of an implanted occlusive structure  
A method of treating a hollow anatomical structure of a patient comprises implanting a bioabsorbable fibrous body in a hollow anatomical structure. The body is secured in the hollow anatomical...
8961541 Vascular closure devices, systems, and methods of use  
A tissue closure system can include a deployment instrument and a sealing element. The deployment instrument can be slidably mounted to and guided by a tubular medical device. The deployment...
8961545 Soft tissue anchoring methods and devices  
Novel devices (120) and methods for soft tissue anchoring and securement are disclosed, such devices and methods offering the advantage of enabling secured tissue to withstand significant forces...
8956390 Devices and methods for applying bolster materials to surgical fastening apparatuses  
The present invention provides, in certain aspects, medical systems that are useful for applying bolster material to patient tissue. One such system includes a surgical fastening apparatus that is...
8956388 Integrated vascular device with puncture site closure component and sealant  
Apparatus are provided for use in sealing a vascular puncture site. The invention comprises an integrated vascular device having a sheath with a closure component and puncture sealant. The closure...
8956389 Sealing device and delivery system  
The invention relates to a sealing device for repair of cardiac and vascular defects or tissue opening such as a patent foramen ovale (PFO) or shunt in the heart, the vascular system, etc. and...
8951283 Apparatus and methods for sealing a vascular puncture  
Apparatus for sealing a puncture communicating with a blood vessel includes a porous carrier formed from lyophilized hydrogel or other material. The plug may include at least first and second...
8945179 Single disc occlusionary patent foramen ovale closure device  
Described are method and device for closing a passageway in a body, for example a patent foramen ovale (PFO) in a heart, and related methods of using such closure devices for closing the...
8945158 Delivery/recovery system for septal occluder  
A delivery/recovery system to allow an operator to deploy and recover a medical implant, such as an occluder for closing a patent foramen ovale (PFO). In one embodiment, the system includes a...
8945154 Tissue closing device  
A tissue closing device includes an elongate arrangement device of which a distal end portion can penetrate an opening penetrating an living tissue membrane and which has a handling portion on the...
8945177 Gripper pusher mechanism for tissue apposition systems  
The invention provides devices, systems and methods for tissue approximation and repair at treatment sites. The devices, systems and methods of the invention will find use in a variety of...
8945178 Apparatus and methods for sealing a vascular puncture  
Apparatus for sealing a puncture through tissue to a blood vessel includes a cartridge including a proximal end, a distal end sized for insertion into a puncture, and a lumen extending...
8940015 Asymmetrical medical devices for treating a target site and associated method  
Embodiments of the present invention provide medical devices and methods for treating a target site within the body, such as for treating vascular abnormalities. For example, one embodiment...