|| List of recent Inflate-related patents
| System and method for treating biological vessels|
A system for performing angioplasty and a method of utilizing same are provided. The system includes a balloon mounted on a catheter shaft and an expandable constraining structure mounted over the balloon.
| Apparatuses and methods for medication administration|
A rectal medication administration device includes a tube, a balloon, a first valved port, and a second valved port. The tube includes a first lumen, a second lumen, and a plurality of holes extending from the first lumen therethrough.
| Transmitter with peak-tracking papr reduction and method therefor|
A transmitter (20) includes a peak reduction section (30), a predistorter (98), and an amplifying section (102) biased by a variable bias signal generator (118). The peak reduction section (30) is controlled by a signal magnitude threshold (36) that defines maximum magnitudes for local peaks (32) of a reduced-peak communication signal (38).
| Vehicle safety device|
A vehicle safety device includes a vehicle seat, an inflator, a far-side airbag and a tension tether. The far-side airbag is configured to inflate and deploy forward and upward with respect to the vehicle seat from a seatback inner side portion by a gas being supplied into the far-side airbag.
| Inflatable mattress and control methods|
A patient support, such as a mattress, includes a plurality of inflatable bladders. Depth sensors are included in the support that measure the degree of penetration of a patient into the mattress.
| Patient position detection for patient support surface|
A patient support apparatus includes a patient support surface to support a patient. The patient support surface has at least one air bladder that is inflated and/or deflated to achieve a turn assist function and/or a therapy function of the patient support surface.
|Balloon bailout and bioadhesive delivery device for suture based closure and methods|
A vascular closure assembly is configured to seal a vascular puncture in a vessel. The vascular closure assembly includes a balloon location device and a sealant delivery device.
|Introducer sheath for perfusion regulation system|
A reperfusion system and method of perfusing a blood vessel using the reperfusion system are provided. A sheath has a sheath wall and a lumen that each extend to a distal end to define a distal opening.
|Brace having an inflation control|
Systems, methods, and devices are described for providing a brace having an inflation control. The control directs fluid flow from an inflation component to one or more inflatable cells of the brace.
|Compression device for the foot|
A compression device for the foot comprising: a wrap adapted to surround the foot, the wrap comprising at least two bladders which when inflated conform to the shape of the foot to provide compression, the bladders being positioned on the wrap so that a first bladder focuses compression on the heel of the foot and a second bladder focuses compression on the arch of the foot; a channel attached to each bladder for independently delivering fluid to each bladder; and a controller attached to the channels that generates and independently controls the flow of fluid to the bladders.. .
|Splash-resistant automatically inflatable flotation device|
A flotation device that automatically inflates when contacted by water, but minimizes the risk of inadvertent inflation, includes an inflatable bladder that is coupled to a water-activated inflator device equipped with a water sensor. The water sensor is covered by a housing that prevents the flotation device from inflating inadvertently.
|Adjustable grip steering wheel safety system to protect hands and upper extremities in low impact collisions|
A safety system for protecting the fingers, hands, wrists, elbows, arms and shoulders of a driver includes a bladder disposed on or in a handgrip of a steering wheel of a vehicle, at least one inflation device in fluid communication with the bladder, and a controller adapted to detect a collision involving the vehicle and cause the inflation device to inflate the bladder with a fluid when the collision is detected. .
|Balloon-borne platform stabilization|
An aerial balloon system comprising a payload platform suspended from an inflated balloon by means of a balloon cable, and an anchoring cable attaching the platform to an anchor point beneath it. The balloon cable and anchoring cable are attached to the payload platform by means of a connecting element pivotally attached to the platform.
|Vibration and pressure damping device for gripping handles and steering mechanisms|
A damping device for a handgrip of an object includes a bladder disposed in said handgrip, an inflation device in fluid communication with the bladder, and a controller adapted to detect at least one of vibrations and impact pressure, and automatically adjust a cushion pressure of said bladder by causing the inflation device to inflate or deflate the bladder with a fluid as appropriate in order to attenuate the at least one of vibrations and impact pressure transmitted through said handgrip.. .
|Stent retained on a balloon catheter|
A balloon is inflated from a collapsed configuration, then deflated. A polymeric stem is then disposed over the deflated balloon and the stent crimped to the balloon..
|Open surgery anastomosis device, system, and method|
A medical device, system and method tor an open surgical procedure configured to couple, for example, open ends of anatomical structures. The system includes an expandable tubular structure and inflatable balloon positioned within the tubular structure.
|Shock wave catheter system with arc preconditioning|
A shock wave catheter system and method produces a shock wave with reduced energy. The system includes a catheter and a power source.
|Double balloon catheter and methods for homogeneous drug delivery using the same|
The present disclosure is directed to a catheter for site-specific delivery of a therapeutic agent to a blood vessel of a patient. The catheter further includes an elongated shaft having at least one inner lumen, a distal end and a proximal end and proximal and distal vessel-conforming balloons where each is separately positionable and inflatable, and when inflated, substantially restricts blood flow in the vessel and creates a treatment window of a defined but variable length for delivery of the therapeutic agent.
|Method and apparatus for constructing membrane lined structures for holding large fluid volumes|
A membrane lined structure for storing large fluid volumes comprising a base surrounding by supporting wall structures, and lined with a double membrane sealed at the edges and formed into a plurality of cellular components which can be inflated and deflated to assist in positioning for purposes of constructing the structure and securing the liner to the upper edges of the structural walls. The cellular membranes can further be monitored to ensure the integrity of the membrane liner prior to filling of the structure or during regular operations..
|Knee airbag having increased package width|
A knee airbag assembly is operable to restrain at least one leg of an occupant of a vehicle. The assembly includes an inflator, a housing, and an airbag that moves between a stowed state and a deployed state.
|Automated air pillow dispenser|
A packaging material handling device is disclosed. The device includes a first pair of traction members configured for cooperatively engaging a chain of pre-inflated pillows from opposite sides thereof and being operable for driving the chain in the flow direction.
|Method for filling a container with a liquid|
The invention relates to a method for filling a container (1) filled with liquid (7), comprising a balloon-like body (6) that is introduced into the container (1). An expansion medium (8) is introduced into said balloon-like body (6), such that the balloon-like body (6) is inflated.
|Variable width hospital bed|
A system for changing width of a person support apparatus is disclosed. A person support apparatus comprises at least one deck extension which is configured to be retracted or extended by at least one motor controlled by a bed controller.
|Inflatable protection safety apparatus and method of use|
A personal protection apparatus for preventing or substantially reducing injury to a wearer of the apparatus from a hazard, the personal protection apparatus comprises a wearable support structure associated with an inflatable apparatus, the inflatable apparatus comprises a bladder comprising a low-elasticity flexible material expanding to the substantially fixed volume, the bladder configured to receive a volume of pressurized gas, an inflator connected to the bladder configured to inflate the bladder with a volume of pressurized gas, and an activation mechanism system sensing ambient conditions, and in response to an ambient condition exceeding a predetermined threshold for a predetermined period of time, the activation mechanism system activates the inflator to generate a volume of pressurized gas into the bladder, the bladder expanding to the substantially fixed volume of the bladder.. .
|Inflatable fall arrest and fall protection safety apparatus and method of use|
An inflatable fall arrest and fall protection safety system generally having one or more inflatable apparatus attached to a belt or other suitable wearable support structure that can be worn by a user. When the user falls, one or more directional inertia activated inflation devices trigger one or more inflators to inflate the one or more inflatable apparatus such that they protect the falling user in the given situation.
|Shockwave valvuloplasty with multiple balloons|
Described herein are shock wave devices and methods for the treatment of calcified heart valves. One variation of a shock wave device includes three balloons that are each sized and shaped to fit within a concave portion of a valve cusp when inflated with a liquid and a shock wave source within each of the three balloons.
|Tactile alerting mechanism for portable communications device|
A portable communications device, such as a mobile phone, includes a novel tactile alerting mechanism capable of alerting the user of an incoming communication or other event. In some embodiments, a mechanical actuator causes a rod or lever to pulsate, rotate, or protrude out of a static housing for the communications device.
|Child seat with inflatable child restraint|
A restraint seat for use in vehicles with restraint systems having inflation devices is disclosed; the seat has a seat body housing, a seat body attachment means for securing the seat to a vehicle seat assembly, the seat body means securable to the seat body and a child restraint harness affixed to the seat body housing for restraining a child. The child restraint harness includes one or more inflatable belts.
An inflation portion of an airbag, which is inflated by inflation gas, is partitioned into an upstream inflation portion and a downstream inflation portion via a partition member. When being tensioned in a planar manner, the partition member has a length in a longitudinal direction that is longer than a length in a transverse direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction.
|Occupant protection device|
A side-impact airbag system includes an inner airbag that is supplied with gas and inflates and deploys in an inner side in a vehicle width direction for a seating occupant on a driver's seat, and an ecu that instructs an inner inflator to supply gas to the inner airbag. The ecu activates the inner inflator of the driver's seat to supply gas to the inner airbag at a first timing in the event of the side impact collision on a passenger seat side and at second timing that is set to be later than the first timing in the event of the side impact collision on a driver's seat side..
|Vehicle curtain airbag device|
A vehicle curtain airbag device is provided including: a curtain airbag including a main chamber that inflates and deploys to a vehicle width direction inside of a driving-seat-side side window due to being supplied with gas from an inflator installed to a vehicle, a delay chamber that is provided at a vehicle front-rear direction front side of the main chamber, and that completes inflation and deployment later than the main chamber upon receipt of the gas supply, and a sub chamber that is disposed on the vehicle width direction inside of the main chamber and that inflates and deploys so as to block off a gap formed between the main chamber and a driver's seat airbag that is inflated and deployed from a steering wheel; and a controller that inflates and deploys the driver's seat airbag and actuates the inflator in the event of a small overlap collision.. .
|Inflatable shaded beach pillow|
An inflatable shaded pillow for beach or other outdoor use is disclosed. An inflatable bladder is provided in any of a variety of beach or outdoor themed shapes and colors.
|Transcatheter prosthetic heart valve post-dilatation remodeling devices and methods|
A system and method for restoring (e.g., replacing) a defective heart valve of a patient. A delivery system is manipulated to percutaneously deliver and implant a stented prosthetic heart valve to a native heart valve.
|Medical devices including blood clot removing medical devices, and methods of using same|
Medical devices and methods for removing blood clots or debris are disclosed. In an embodiment, a blood clot removing device includes a sheath having a size for inserting the sheath into a blood vessel and having a flexible end portion.
|Air traction belt structure|
The present invention is to provide an air traction belt structure, which includes an inner inflatable traction belt having an air valve thereon for communicating with an inflatable space therein and, and an outer solid support belt having a smaller width than the inner inflatable traction belt and movably surrounding outside of the inner inflatable traction belt. Since a first end of the outer solid support belt can pass through a through hole formed on the inner inflatable traction belt and extend to an inner side of the inner inflatable traction belt, a second end of the outer solid support belt can easily pass through a fixing ring provided on the first end of the outer solid support belt and be pulled by a user, for firmly tightening both the inflated inner inflatable traction belt and the outer solid support belt onto the user's waist at the same time..
|Curtain airbag device for vehicle|
A vehicle curtain airbag device capable of improving an occupant ejection preventing performance at an end of a vehicle in the longitudinal direction and providing an excellent impact absorbing function when receiving an occupant in a vehicle interior. A front strap is provided between a seam portion that divides a front chamber positioned at an end of a vehicle longitudinal direction from an adjacent main chamber, and a front pillar positioned at the end of the vehicle longitudinal direction so as to connect the seam portion to the front pillar, on an outer surface of the front chamber.
|Side airbag device for vehicle|
A side airbag device for a vehicle includes a gas generating device, a side airbag in which a front and a rear bag portions are defined by a front-rear partition section having a front-rear communication opening, gas supplied from the gas generating device into the rear bag portion is supplied into the front bag portion through the front-rear communication opening to allow the side airbag to be inflated and deployed from an outside portion in a vehicle width direction of a seat back, and the front bag portion is arranged on a vehicle front side of the rear bag portion in an inflated and deployed state, and an extending member provided in the rear bag portion and extended in the inflated and deployed state to restrict inflation of the rear bag portion in a vehicle fore-and-aft direction and enlarges inflation of the rear bag portion in the vehicle width direction.. .
|Dual wheels with internal air passageways|
This invention describes a system to maintain equal pressure in a pair of dual tires, and also incorporates a valve mechanism that will prevent one dual wheel tire from going flat in the event the other dual wheel tire experiences a rapid air loss. Dual wheels are typically mounted on the vehicle hub with both wheel disc faces in direct contact with each other.
An expandable implant for inserting within a skeletal space is provided, and a method for using the implant to expand the skeletal space. The implant is preferably designed to be inserted into an intervertebral space to replace at least part of an intervertebral disc between adjacent vertebral bodies.
|Medical treatment tool|
A medical treatment tool includes: an insert portion at least a part of which is provided by a flexing portion that is adapted to be flexed, the insert portion being adapted to be inserted into a human body of a patient; and an inflatable body provided on an outer circumference of the flexing portion, the inflatable body being inflated in a radial direction of the flexing portion. An axial distal end portion of the inflatable body is fixed to the insert portion while a proximal end portion of the inflatable body is axially movable relative to the insert portion..
|Fluid supply body and balloon catheter|
A fluid supply body for supplying a fluid to a balloon formed of a material having elasticity and inflating the balloon, the fluid supply body includes a cylinder, a plunger, an adjusting portion that is attached to the plunger and adjusts the movement, amount of the plunger so that the balloon is inflated with to a predetermined inflation diameter, and a fixing portion that is provided at the cylinder and fixes the plunger at a position within the cylinder corresponding to the movement amount adjusted by the adjusting portion, wherein the adjusting portion has a plurality of engaging portions that, specify movement amounts corresponding to a plurality of different inflation diameters of the balloon, and the fixing portion has an engaged portion, and a converting portion.. .
|Biased artificial sphincter cuff|
A cuff for use an as artificial sphincter includes an inflatable chamber and a backing. The inflatable chamber includes opposing inside and outside surfaces and inflated and deflated states.
|Electronic component enclosure for an inflated object|
This document provides methods and materials for securely retaining electronic components within an inflatable object. For example, basketballs having a boot structure for securely retaining one or more electronic components (e.g., a sensor and/or a battery) within the basketball are provided..
|Self-sealing balloon and method of manufacture|
A self-sealing balloon comprising a tubular balloon neck segment extending from an opening of a balloon gas retaining expansion cavity. A bead of adhesive material is applied in a loop about an interior circumference of a neck portion of the balloon forming a dispensed adhesive roll.
An inflatable structure usable as a satellite terminal. An inflatable structure may include an inflatable membrane for forming the structure and two integral rf reflective portions.
|Variable volume airbag|
In at least one implementation, a variable volume airbag includes an inflatable cushion and a tether coupled to the cushion. The inflatable cushion defines an inner volume in which a gas is received to inflate the cushion longitudinally and laterally within a passenger compartment of a vehicle, and has laterally opposed side surfaces defining part of the inner volume of the cushion.
|Gas bag arrangement for a motor vehicle|
A gas bag arrangement for a motor vehicle is provided. The gas bag arrangement contains a gas bag which can be deployed for the protection of a person present outside the motor vehicle along at least a section of the outside of the windshield or another portion of an outside of the motor vehicle, at least one pressure reducing device for reducing the internal pressure at least of a partial region of the at least partly inflated gas bag, and a means for moving at least a section of the at least partly inflated gas bag out of the field of view of a vehicle occupant of the vehicle..
|Bed mattress lift|
An aspect provides a method for separating a mattress from an underlying bedding component, including: actuating a fluid pump to inflate one or more inflatable bladder components with fluid; the one or more inflatable bladder components being disposed between the mattress and the underlying bedding component such that on inflation with the fluid, the one or more inflatable bladder components separates the mattress and the underlying bedding component. Other aspects are described and claimed..
|Re-shaping intragastric implants|
The present application provides implantable intragastric devices for the treatment of obesity. The intragastric devices advantageously act as a volume-occupying device, and is able to survive implantation in a patient's stomach for a year or longer.
|Invaginating valvuloplasty balloon catheter and methods of use therefor|
The disclosure pertains to an invaginating inflatable balloon catheter and methods of using the catheter. The catheter of the disclosure includes an outer tubular body, an inner tubular body, and an inflatable balloon attached to the tubular bodies such that the balloon is adapted to be inflated within a valve or other tissue to be dilated.
|Carotid artery occluding apparatus with first and second occluding balloons|
An apparatus for preventing stroke by occluding blood flow through a right carotid artery and a left carotid artery of a patient is provided. The apparatus has a first occluding catheter that carries a first occluding balloon that has an inflated configuration that occludes either the right carotid artery or the left carotid artery.
|Abrading balloon catheter for extravasated drug delivery|
A method of extravasated drug delivery is disclosed, including inserting a catheter with a first balloon, a second balloon, and a third balloon positioned between the first and second balloons and having a wall with an abrasive outer surface, into a bodily cavity, inflating the first and second balloons to create a chamber therebetween, stimulating a flow of blood cells by inflating the third balloon until the abrasive outer surface abrades tissue, and delivering the agent to the chamber. A balloon catheter system is also provided including a balloon having a wall with an abrasive outer surface for abrading tissue, a catheter having a first lumen for supplying fluid to the balloon to inflate the balloon such that the abrasive surface stimulates a flow of blood cells, and a second lumen for supplying an agent to tissue..
|Exercise apparatus with resilient foot support|
An exerciser including a movable body carriage mounted on an exerciser frame for movement along tracks provided by the frame. A resilient foot engaging assembly extends from the exerciser frame.
Described is an inflatable car seat that provides for easy transport and inflation as well as providing suitable fixings for secure installation in a vehicle. The car seat includes an elongate pump housing including an air pump, and first and second inflatable members each secured to the pump housing along a portion of the length thereof.
|Non-pneumatic survivable tire mounting system for conventional wheels|
A method for fabrication of a non-pneumatic tire and wheel assembly incorporates a tire tread and a conventional vehicle wheel with an elastomer tire body element formed by introducing elastomer into mold elements with a center plug and releasably carried chamber forms to provide integral wall elements extending radially inward from the tire body element for sealing engagement with the wheel. The tire body element includes multiple concentric layers with alternating spokes formed with strut and aperture dimensions in the mold elements and mating rubber cast blocks adapted for the desired spoke design.
|Inflator assembly adapted for manual or automatic inflation|
Disclosed is an inflator assembly. The assembly operates by puncturing a diaphragm of an associated container to thereby releasing a volume of pressurized gas.
|Inflatable structure with internal support|
The subject invention relates to an inflatable structure that can be inflated and deployed by being pressurized with a fluid, said inflatable structure comprising: a plurality of cell members having an inner space and walls, wherein the walls of the cell members enclose the inner space within the cell members, wherein the walls of the cell members include at least two rows of fibers wherein the rows of fibers extend through the walls of the cell members at an angle that is offset by 15° to 75°, wherein the plurality of cell members are affixed together to provide the desired shape of the inflatable structure, and wherein there is at least one orifice in each cell member through which said fluid can be added to inflate the inflatable structure into the desired shape.. .
|Pressure-regulatable pressure sores prevention cushion|
A pressure-regulatable pressure sores prevention cushion is provided. The cushion comprises an air cell array, having a plurality of air cells and being divided into at least four air cell zones, the air cells in each air cell zone being in communication with each other, but air cells in any two adjacent air cell zones being not in communication with each other; a plurality of air passages, located under the air cell array and each of which being connected to and in communication with at least one of the air cell zones; a base, on which the air cell array having a plurality of air cells and the air passages being disposed; a plurality of air ducts, which are disposed within the base, an end of each air duct being in communication with a corresponding air passage, and the other end extending out of the cushion and being provided with a joint, and each air duct having a respective valve; and an automatic pressure regulator, which is in communication with the joints of the plurality of air ducts and electrically connected to the respective valve of each duct to enable the automatic pressure regulator to inflate or deflate each air duct..
|Swimming pool pillow|
A cover device for a swimming pool is disclosed that effectively keeps out debris including leaves, branches, or even small animals, and helps trap heat underneath the cover saving users the cost of a pool heater. The cover device comprises a flexible member that can be folded up for storage when deflated.
|Subintimal reentry system|
A subintimal recanalization catheter system for recanalizing a blood vessel. The system includes a support catheter and a balloon catheter configured to extend through the support catheter.
A float device for use in a body of water includes a float configured to transform between a deflated state and an inflated state. The float includes at least one internal chamber.
An airbag apparatus is provided having an inflator in which the waterproofing property of the connection between an initiator and a harness for distributing power is ensured by potting, and leakage at the time of the filling of a potting material is prevented. An airbag apparatus includes a bag portion formed of a base cloth panel in a bag shape and deployed and inflated by being supplied with gas for deployment, and an inflator that generates the gas for deployment supplied to the bag portion.
|Seat cushion airbag device|
A seat cushion airbag device mountable to a vehicle seat, includes an airbag includes an inflation portion including an upper fabric portion and a lower fabric portion joined to form a bag shape. The inflation portion is inflated between a support portion and a seat cushion of the vehicle seat by an inflating fluid supplied in response to an impact applied to the vehicle from a front side, such that a seat surface of the seat portion bulges, thereby suppressing a forward movement of an object to be restrained on the seat portion.
A vehicle seat includes a projected member that is accommodated in a seat back, and that is projected and deployed above the seat back when inflated by a gas supply; a lateral deployment member whose upper end side is connected to the projected member, whose lower end side is connected to a front end side of a seat cushion, and that is accommodated in a lateral side of the seat cushion and a lateral side of the seat back; and a tension support member whose one end side is supported by the seat back in a portion separated from the lateral deployment member in a seat width direction and whose other end side is connected to an upper end side of the lateral deployment member or the projected member.. .
|Airbag apparatus and airbag cover|
An airbag apparatus or the like in which the form of breaking of a tear line can be made more stable, and the deployment positions of an airbag cover and a bag portion can be made more stable is provided. An airbag apparatus includes a bag portion formed of a base cloth panel in a bag shape and deployed and inflated in front of a driver by being supplied with gas for deployment, an inflator that generates the gas for deployment, a retaining container in which the bag portion not in use is housed and at the top of which an opening is provided, and an airbag cover that substantially covers the opening of the retaining container when not in use and a front portion of which rises to uncover the opening when the bag portion is deployed and inflated.
An airbag device capable of preventing a fish-mouth phenomenon and reducing the weight of a retainer is provided. The inner case has a plurality of holding holes for holding the retainer.
|Air bag for vehicles|
The invention relates to a gas bag (10) for vehicles, having in an inflated state a lower cushion portion (22) and an upper cushion portion (20) adapted for restraining a vehicle occupant (16), and a dividing portion (24) between the cushion portions (20, 22) which is formed by wall portions of the gas bag (10) extending into the interior of the gas bag (10) in a direction away from the cushion portions (20, 22).. .
|Apparatus and method for making inflated articles|
A sealing device generally includes a rotatable support cylinder having an outer, circumferential surface and a heating element disposed about such surface and secured thereto such that the heating element rotates therewith. The heating element is coiled about the outer surface of the cylinder in the form of an overlapping helical pattern.
A mattress including a plurality of cells aligned and disposed on a body pressure working surface of a substrate that supports a human body; and a pressure control member that changes a height of each cell by adjusting a pressure in a fluid chamber formed within the cell. The cells are configured such that as the each cell is inflated by fluid supplied to the fluid chamber within the cell, the height of the each cell increases and a width dimension of the each cell in a direction of alignment decreases, and that peripheral portions of adjacent cells in the direction of alignment are overlapped with each other prior to cell inflation..
|Apparatus configured to dispense a plurality of connected inflatable structures and associated system and method|
An apparatus configured to dispense a plurality of connected inflatable structures is provided. The apparatus may include a motor which is configured to advance a dispensing device to thereby advance the connected inflatable structures.
|Occluding catheter and method for prevention of stroke|
An occluding catheter for preventing stroke by occluding blood flow through right and left carotid arteries is provided. The occluding catheter includes a shaft that has a proximal end and a distal end, and a proximal occluding balloon carried by the shaft.
|Stretch valve balloon catheter and methods for producing and using same|
A safety balloon catheter includes a stretch valve and a balloon catheter having a proximal catheter end, a balloon defining an interior to be inflated with an inflation fluid, an inflation lumen extending through the shaft to the interior and shaped to convey inflation fluid thereto and from, a second lumen parallel to the inflation lumen, and a balloon drainage port fluidically connecting the balloon interior to the second lumen. The hollow stretch valve is shaped to permit a fluid to pass therethrough and is positioned in the second lumen to at least partially slide therein such that, in a steady state, the stretch valve prevents the inflation fluid from passing through the drainage port and, in an over-inflated state, the distal sliding portion slides within the second lumen to permit the inflation fluid to pass through the drainage port and into the second lumen..
|Stretch valve balloon catheter and methods for producing and using same|
A safety catheter for draining a given fluid includes a hollow stretch valve and a flexible, multi-lumen, balloon drainage catheter having a proximal catheter end, a balloon defining a balloon interior to be inflated with an inflation fluid, a drain lumen. And a balloon drainage port fluidically connecting the balloon interior to the drain lumen.
|Body implantable penile prosthetic assembly with one touch to erection (otter) capability and penile implant deflation capability|
A body implantable penile prosthetic assembly offering a user a one touch to erection (otter) capability and a penile implant deflation capability is described. The assembly includes a pump and a release mechanism.