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Catheter-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


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Adaptive navigation technique for navigating a catheter through a body channel or cavity
Covidien Lp
October 12, 2017 - N°20170294018

A method for using an assembled three-dimensional image to construct a three-dimensional model for determining a path through a lumen network to a target. The three-dimensional model is automatically registered to an actual location of a probe by tracking and recording the positions of the probe and continually adjusting the registration between the model and a display of the probe ...
Peritoneal conduit
Covidien Lp
October 12, 2017 - N°20170291021

The peritoneal conduit is a medical device composed of tubing with an integrated collar made of a flexible and non-absorbable material for surgical implantation to create a conduit for passage of a catheter between two body cavities. The peritoneal conduit has a hollow center that spans from one end (shorter proximal portion) to the other end (longer distal portion). The ...
Subdural drainage catheter with self contained mechanism for restoration of flow following catheter obstruction
Wake Forest University Health Sciences
October 12, 2017 - N°20170291017

A subdural drainage device includes a subdural drainage housing defining a drainage passageway. The drainage passageway has a a subdural drainage device includes a subdural drainage housing defining a drainage passageway. The drainage passageway has a lower opening configured to connect to a subdural space of a patient and an upper opening. A blockage removal unit is in the housing, ...
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Cutback method for intravascular dilation catheter
Aachen Scientific International Pte. Ltd.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170291015

The invention relates to a method for producing a catheter (1) having a proximal segment, a distal segment, and an expandable element (2) arranged in the distal segment, it being possible to bring the expandable element (2) from a contracted state into an expanded state by supply of a fluid and there being arranged around the expandable element (2) in the contracted state a ...
Medical balloon
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170291014

Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example medical device may include a catheter. The catheter may include a catheter shaft and a balloon. The balloon may comprise a cone portion, a waist portion, and a body portion. A fiber braid may be disposed along the balloon. An inner surface of the waist portion ...
Treatment of urinary incontinence
Remendium Labs Llc
October 12, 2017 - N°20170291012

The present invention relates to the diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence. The diagnosis and treatment involves the use of a multiple sensor-enabled catheter capable of providing real-time data regarding the patient's physiology, such as urinary flow and muscular function of the bladder sphincter, as well as the position and movement of the catheter within the patient.
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Safe urinary catheter and manufacturing method
Safe Medical Design, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170291010

A urinary catheter may include a catheter shaft and a connector coupled with the proximal end of the catheter shaft. The connector may have a first arm ending in a fluid outlet configured to allow urine to flow out of the urinary catheter and a second arm with an aperture and ending in an inflation inlet used for introducing inflation ...
Mapping variable loop catheter handle
St. Jude Medical, Cardiology Division, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170291008

A catheter including a loop member adjustment mechanism for adjusting a diameter of a loop member is provided. The catheter further includes a longitudinally-extending catheter shaft including a proximal end portion and a distal end deflectable portion, wherein the distal end deflectable portion includes the loop member. The loop adjustment mechanism includes a loop member pull wire, wherein a distal ...
Magnetic fixation apparatus for percutaneous catheter
Abiomed, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290964

A catheter apparatus can include a first magnet coupled to a catheter and a second magnet configured to couple to a patient's skin. When the catheter and the first magnet are positioned within a patient's body, the second magnet can exert a magnetic force on the first magnet that stabilizes the catheter relative to the second magnet. The second magnet ...
Temporary embolization using inverse thermosensitive polymers
Genzyme Corporation
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290948

Once aspect of the present invention relates to methods of embolizing a vascular site in a mammal comprising introducing into the vasculature of a mammal a composition comprising an inverse thermosensitive polymer, wherein said inverse thermosensitive polymer gels in said vasculature, which composition may be injected through a small catheter, and which compsitions gel at or below body temperature. In ...
Heat exchange catheters with bi-directional fluid flow and their methods of manufacture and use
Zoll Circulation, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290701

Closed loop heat exchange catheters having bi-directional flow heat exchange regions and their methods of manufacture and use. The heat exchange region may be formed of expandable or non-expandable tubular conduit(s) that are configured in a series of loops or coiled configuration defining a supply flow path and a return flow path through which heat exchange medium is circulated. ...
System for detecting an intragastric balloon
Obalon Therapeutics, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290693

Devices and methods for treating obesity are provided, including intragastric devices and methods of fabricating, deploying, inflating, locating, tracking, monitoring, deflating, and retrieving the same. In one embodiment, a device includes a balloon capsule having a distal end, a catheter having a proximal end and a distal end, a connector, a light sensor, and a balloon valve. At least one ...
Linked deflection devices, systems and methods for the prevention of stroke
Cvdevices, Llc
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290687

Devices, systems, and methods for the prevention of stroke. Devices and systems hereof comprise stents configured to fit within at least part of an artery extending from an aortic arch, and at least one component comprising struts for diverting emboli from entering an artery when the component is positioned at or near its ostium. The stents and the deflection component(...
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Minimally invasive atrio-ventricular valve treatment by chordae adjustment
Cvdevices, Llc
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290663

Minimally invasive catheters and methods are provided for adjusting the chordae associated with an atrio-ventricular valve. The catheter is adapted to engage a selected chord and draw it into a pair of transversely spaced, receptive clamps at the distal end of the catheter in readiness to be clamped the clamps are part of a prosthetic cord assembly that includes the ...
Trans-aortic delivery system with containment capsule centering device
Medtronic Vascular Galway
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290662

Heart valve delivery systems and methods of delivering and implanting heart valves using delivery catheters are disclosed. The delivery systems can include a handle assembly which can include a first control mechanism, a second control mechanism, and a decoupling mechanism. The delivery systems can also include a delivery catheter extending from the handle assembly. The delivery catheter can include an ...
Low crossing profile delivery catheter for cardiovascular prosthetic implant
Dfm, Llc
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290660

A delivery catheter and a method for deploying a cardiovascular prosthetic implant using a minimally invasive procedure are disclosed. The delivery catheter comprises an elongate, flexible catheter body having a proximal end and a distal end, wherein the distal end has an outer diameter of 18 french or less, a cardiovascular prosthetic implant at the distal end of the catheter body, ...
Force sensing catheter with a magnet and an inductive sensor
Boston Scientific Scimed Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290617

A catheter adapted to measure a contact force includes a proximal segment, a distal segment, a spring segment extending from the proximal segment to the distal segment, at least one magnet disposed on one of the proximal segment and the distal segment, and at least one inductive sensor disposed on the other one of the proximal segment and the distal ...
Material removal device and method of use
Covidien Lp
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290604

An atherectomy catheter having an inner shaft which rotates a distal rotary tissue borer with a helical cutting surface which enables the catheter to out it and cross a cto. Additionally, the atherectomy catheter has a distal cutting element rotated by an outer drive shaft configured to cut material from the wall of a vessel at a treatment site as ...
Clot retrieval system
Legacy Ventures, Llc
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290600

Catheter-delivered endovascular medical devices are described. The devices may include a pull wire attached to a distal body. The distal body may be formed of a distal body outer body comprising a basket comprised of a plurality of cells defined by a plurality of basket strips and a distal body inner body located in the interior of the distal body ...
Systems and methods for thrombolysis and delivery of an agent
Walk Vascular, Llc
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290598

A system for aspirating thrombus and delivering an agent includes an aspiration catheter having a supply lumen having a proximal end, a distal end, and a wall, and an aspiration lumen having a proximal end, an open distal end, and an interior wall surface adjacent the open distal end, and at least one orifice at or adjacent the distal end ...
Apparatus and method for the ligation of tissue
Sentreheart, Inc.
October 12, 2017 - N°20170290591

A novel catheter-based system which ligates the left atrial appendage (laa) on the outside of the heart, preferably using a combination of catheters and/or instruments, e. G., a guide catheter positioned inside the left atrial appendage which may assist in locating the left atrial appendage and/or assist in the optimal placement of a ligature on the outside of ...
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