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 Power links and methods for improved efficiency patent thumbnailPower links and methods for improved efficiency
Among other things, in general, methods of increasing transfer efficiency in a power link are described, as well as power links implementing such methods. Methods of dynamic charging are also described.
Dalhousie University


 Device and  food management patent thumbnailDevice and food management
A medical device is disclosed. The medical device includes an rfid reader for receiving information from at least one rfid transponder.
Deka Products Limited Partnership


 Progressive adaptive data transfer patent thumbnailProgressive adaptive data transfer
An interrogation system for a medical device includes a memory storing a diagnostic algorithm, a processor configured to run the diagnostic algorithm, and a communication module configured to facilitate data transfer between the interrogation system and the medical device. The diagnostic algorithm is configured to reach a diagnostic conclusion based on data from the medical device.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.


 Patient assurance system and method patent thumbnailPatient assurance system and method
In one example, an ambulatory medical device is provided. The ambulatory medical device includes a plurality of subsystems, at least one sensor configured to acquire data descriptive of a patient, a user interface and at least one processor coupled to the at least one sensor and the user interface.
Zoll Medical Corporation


 Immobilization system to support an in vivo medical device patent thumbnailImmobilization system to support an in vivo medical device
The problem of securing the position of an internally placed medical device that extends out of the body during targeted high-dose-rate (hdr) brachytherapy is solved by a uniquely configured immobilization system that can be utilized to stabilize medical devices placed, for example, within the uterus or cervix. During the process of transporting a patient from the location where the hdr applicator is emplaced, for example, where the tandem and ring is placed within the cervix of a patient, to the location where the treatment is actually applied to the tissue, the medical device can move out of place and in so doing cause discomfort, pain, or an ineffective treatment for the patient.
Medical Tool & Technology, Llc


 Energy harvesting mechanism for medical devices patent thumbnailEnergy harvesting mechanism for medical devices
Embodiments of the invention provide apparatus, systems and methods for harvesting energy from bio-kinetic events to power various implanted medical devices. One embodiment provides an energy harvesting mechanism for a cardiac pacemaker comprising an energy converter and a signal path component.
Incube Labs, Llc


 Superplastic forming for titanium implant enclosures patent thumbnailSuperplastic forming for titanium implant enclosures
A titanium alloy metal sheet is provided and heated to a superplastic forming temperature. A die has a plurality of housing forming areas each corresponding to one of the medical device housing portions.
Nuvectra Corporation


 Balloon inside a guide catheter patent thumbnailBalloon inside a guide catheter
Techniques are described for a medical device that includes a securing balloon inside of a guide catheter. A catheter comprising a proximal portion, a distal portion, and an expanding member located at the distal portion, said distal portion having an inner wall and an outer wall, said expanding member attached to said distal portion at the inner wall..

 Medical device insertion apparatus, system and method patent thumbnailMedical device insertion apparatus, system and method
An insertion device is disclosed. The insertion device includes a base portion, a top portion slidably connected to the base portion, an introduction needle, a catheter in slidable relation to the introduction needle, and a substantially cylindrical flash chamber, the flash chamber having an inlet in fluid communication with the introduction needle.
Deka Products Limited Partnership


 Medical device patent thumbnailMedical device
The invention provides a medical device including a resin tube having excellent branch selectivity while excellent pushability in a curved body cavity or an extremely narrow body cavity such as a blood vessel terminal region is maintained. Provided is a medical device having a medical device body to be inserted into a body cavity.
Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Ltd.


Gases mixing and measuring for a medical device

A gases humidification system includes a measuring chamber and a mixing chamber. The mixing chamber has one or more mixing elements that improve a mixing of gases before reaching the measuring chamber.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Limited

Internally pressurized medical devices

There are provided pressurized surgical instruments for use in pressurized surgical environments. The pressurized surgical instruments include pressurizing systems for maintaining a neutral or positive pressure flow within the surgical instrument during use.
Covidien Lp

System and insulin pump medical device including a slider assembly wherein images on display allow for highlighting and magnifying images

A medical system includes an input assembly for receiving one or more user inputs. The input assembly includes at least one slider assembly for providing an input signal.
Deka Products Limited Partnership

Methods circuits devices assemblies systems and functionally associated computer executable code for transporting or providing fluid to a patient

Disclosed is a medical device including a pumping mechanism for administering a fluid to a patient, where the pumping mechanism is characterized as having two or more treatment routes by which to connect to a patient, a controller for controlling the pumping mechanism, one or more inputs for receiving information including an intended route indication, and a display to visually label the medical device according to the selected route indication.. .
Q-core Medical Ltd.

Method of heat sanitization of a haemodialysis water circuit using a calculated dose

A method of sanitizing liquid for use in a medical device, the method comprising the steps of providing a medical device defining a water circuit with a volume of liquid, sensing the temperature of the volume of liquid with a sensor, heating the volume of liquid from an initial temperature to exceed a threshold temperature, maintaining the volume of liquid above the threshold temperature, determining a time-temperature value for the volume of liquid periodically once the threshold temperature has been exceeded, calculating a cumulative time-temperature value and providing an output signal once the cumulative time-temperature value has reached a level indicative of a sanitizing dose. A medical device and a liquid sanitizer are also disclosed..
Quanta Fluid Solutions Limited

Nickel titanium oxide coated articles

This disclosure relates to an article comprising at least one substrate and at least one porous coating formed on the at least one substrate. The substrate may be a medical device, for example a nitinol stent.
The Regents Of The University Of California

Bone implant materials comprising cross-linked bioactive hydrogel matrices

The present invention is directed to a stabilized cross-linked hydrogel matrix comprising a first high molecular weight component and a second high molecular weight component that are covalently linked, and at least one stabilizing or enhancing agent, wherein the first high molecular weight component and the second high molecular weight component are each selected from the group consisting of polyglycans and polypeptides. This stabilized hydrogel matrix may be prepared as bioactive gels, pastes, slurries, cell attachment scaffolds for implantable medical devices, and casting or binding materials suitable for the construction of medical devices.
Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc.

Implantable devices capable of selective degradation

Implantable medical devices that contain at least one region that is selectively degradable by electrolytic corrosion are provided. The electrolytic corrosion of the medical device is initiated by the formation of an electrolytic cell that can be activated wirelessly at a designated point in time.
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Sterility cover for medical device surface

The bag being adapted to be attached to at least a portion of the cable that extends from the detection mechanism downstream toward the open bottom end.. .

Algorithm adaptation to an external impact on the data

Devices and methods for detecting a physiological target event such as events indicative of hf decompensation status are described. An ambulatory medical device is configured to determine the presence and timing of a confounding event, segment a sensed physiological signal into at least two data segments, adjust the physiological signal by removing or lessening the impact of the confounding event on the physiological signal.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Medical device with multi-core fiber for optical sensing

A medical device, system, and method having a flexible shaft and a multi-core fiber within the flexible shaft. The multi-core fiber includes a plurality of optical cores dedicated for shape sensing sensors, and a plurality of optical cores dedicated for force sensing sensors.
St. Jude Medical International Holding S.à R.l.

Obtaining high-resolution information from an implantable medical device

Embodiments of the disclosure include systems and methods for obtaining high-resolution data from implantable medical devices (imds) by triggering a limited-time system behavior change. For example, embodiments include utilizing study prescriptions for batching data obtained by an imd, communicating the batched data to an external device, and reconstructing the batched data at the external device.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Syncing multiple sources of physiological data

A system includes an implantable medical device configured to sense a sync signal and sense physiological parameters to obtain a physiological signal. In response to sensing the sync signal, the implantable medical device is configured to generate a sync-stamped physiological signal.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Liquid ejecting unit, liquid ejecting device, endoscopic device, and medical device

In a case of being used in combination with an endoscope, a liquid chamber needs to be inserted into the endoscope. A liquid ejecting unit is used in combination with the endoscope including an elongated tubular portion for being inserted into a body and a grip portion connected to the tubular portion.
Seiko Epson Corporation

Medical device control system, and operating said medical device control system

A medical apparatus control system with a simplified release of an operating function is provided. The medical apparatus control system comprises at least one mobile control unit (3), for at least one medical apparatus (2), having at least one radio receiving module (4) for detecting a forwarding radio signals, a control device (6) connected to the mobile control unit (3), and at least one separate mobile radio transmitting module (5) enabled to communicate with the radio receiving module (4).
Trumpf Medizin Systeme Gmbh + Co. Kg

Sensing temperature within medical devices

Devices, systems, and techniques for monitoring the temperature of a device used to charge a rechargeable power source are disclosed. Implantable medical devices may include a rechargeable power source that can be transcutaneously charged.
Medtronic, Inc.

Supply chain event management

Systems and methods are directed to supply chain management. In particular, the tracking, tracing, authenticating, and reporting of supply chain events for products, is disclosed.
Global Healthcare Exchange, Llc

Associating an information reader and a medical device

A device agent including an information accessor for accessing association information obtained via an information reader. The association information includes medical device information for uniquely identifying the medical device, and device agent information for facilitating in an association between the medical device and the information reader.
Carefusion 303, Inc.

Medical device sharing memory in medical device system

A medical device system includes a first medical device, a first memory corresponding to the first medical device, a second medical device, and a second memory corresponding to the second medical device, wherein the first medical device includes a first writing unit that dynamically writes, into an area included in the first memory, definition data that defines a method for using the area and data corresponding to the definition data, and the second medical device includes a second writing unit that dynamically writes, into an area included in the second memory, definition data that defines a method for using the area and data corresponding to the definition data.. .
Olympus Corporation

Sulfhydryl-functionalized polymeric compositions for medical devices

The present disclosure provides sulfhydryl-modified polymer foams, which may be used for wound dressing materials. For example, the modified materials can include free sulfhydryl group, which can serve as a linker to attach biologically active molecules.
Kci Licensing, Inc.

Radiation therapy system

A radiation therapy medical apparatus is disclosed. The medical apparatus includes a base, a cylindrical gantry peripherally and rotatably supported on the base, a first medical device assembly fixed to a first side of the gantry, a cylinder fixed to a second side of the gantry, the gantry disposed between the first medical device and the cylinder, a drag chain carrier comprising a carrier body surrounding the cylinder and defining an annular track, a drag chain, arranged within the annular track, wherein a first end of the drag chain is fixed to the cylinder and a second end is fixed to the cylindrical carrier body, and a cable supported by the drag chain, wherein a first end of the cable is electrically connected to the first medical device assembly..
Shanghai United Imaging Healthcare Co. Ltd.

Medical device with radiation delivery

Medical devices capable of delivering and/or sensing electromagnetic radiation within an organism body are described. Placement of a location for delivering and/or sending the electromagnetic radiation is done through the skin of the organism body.
Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc.

Apparatus for controlling an implantable medical device

5) documenting the absolute and functional integrity of instructions received by the medical device.. .

System and sustained baroreflex stimulation

Various aspects of the present subject matter provide an implantable medical device. In various embodiments, the device comprises a baroreflex stimulator and a controller.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Leadless pacing device implantation

In some examples, a system includes an implantable medical device configured for implantation in a chamber of the heart, an extension attached to the implantable medical device, the extension comprising a housing comprising at least one electrode, the housing defining a hole, and a tether comprising a first tether portion and a second tether portion and configured to be threaded through the hole. When the tether is threaded through the hole, the first tether portion and the second tether portion are on opposite sides of the hole.
Medtronic, Inc.

Surrogate implanted medical device for energy dissipation of existing implanted leads during mri scans

A surrogate implantable medical device includes a thermally conductive and electrically conductive housing. A header connector block includes a header block body, where the header block body is attached to the housing.
Greatbatch Ltd.

Tissue fixation and repair systems and methods

A system and method for securing an implantable medical device to an anatomical feature, such as bony structures and/or soft tissues near the spine. The system includes a tissue fixation device and a tissue fixation device delivery tool.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

Medical electrical lead

The present disclosure relates to an implantable medical device such as a medical electrical lead. The implantable medical device comprises an electrical connector assembly, an electrode, and an elongated lead body having a proximal end and a distal end.
Medtronic, Inc.

Connector shield for sensor enabled medical devices

Various embodiments of the present disclosure can include a medical device assembly. The medical device assembly can comprise an elongate hollow cylindrical body that extends along a longitudinal axis.
St. Jude Medical International Holding S.à R.l.

Vacuum assisted percutaneous applicance

A luminal access device is provided that includes a luminal graft attached to a patient lumen. A percutaneous access device (pad) is coupled to the luminal graft and adapted to stabilize a conduit in fluid communication with the luminal graft and an external medical device.
Viaderm, Llc

Inflatable medical devices

Inflatable medical devices and methods for making and using the same are disclosed. The devices can be medical invasive balloons, such as those used for transcutaneous heart valve implantation, such as balloons used for transcatheter aortic-valve implantation.
Loma Vista Medical, Inc.

Adjustment of infusion user interface upon docking event

A patient care system includes a control unit capable of coupling with multiple modular medical devices. A modular medical device can be coupled with the control unit, wherein the behavior of the modular medical device automatically adjusts based on the status of being coupled or un-coupled with the control unit..
Carefusion 303, Inc.

Medical device package

A medical device package includes a medical device including a first end surface and a second end surface; and a medical device storage container configured to store the medical device, the medical device storage container including a container main body and a holding unit located in the storage space, and configured to hold the medical device such that the first end surface faces upward; and a sheet-like sealing member adapted to be glued to the container main body to seal an opening of the container main body. A surface of the sealing member that faces the container main body includes an adhesive applied area on which an adhesive is applied and an adhesive non-applied area on which the adhesive is not applied, the adhesive non-applied area being an area facing at least the first end surface of the medical device held by the holding unit..
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Medical device heaters and methods

A medical device having a heater with at least one heating element which has mains voltage applied to it by a heating control unit. The heating control unit includes a monitoring arrangement and a switching arrangement.
Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland Gmbh

Bioabsorbable coating for bioabsorbable stent

This invention is generally related to coating for implantable medical devices, such as drug delivery vascular stents, and methods of fabricating coated implantable medical devices.. .
Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.

Bioabsorbable polymeric composition for a medical device

A biodegradable and biocompatible nontoxic polymeric composition is provide which includes a base material such as a crystallizable polymer, copolymer, or terpolymer, and a copolymer or terpolymer additive. Medical devices manufactured from the composition are also provided..
Orbusneich Medical, Inc.

Medical devices

Medical devices comprising an anti-connexin agent suitable for introduction into a subject.. .
Coda Therapeutics, Inc.

System for closed transfer of fluids with a locking member

A connector system for a medical device includes a first connector having an elongate opening, and a second connector including a lock portion, where the first connector is movable relative to the second connector between an initial position where the first connector is not in fluid communication with the second connector and an activated position where the first connector is in fluid communication with the second connector. The system also includes a locking member connected to the first connector.
Becton Dickinson And Company Limited

Filling assist mechanisms and keyed interfaces for drug delivery devices

Systems, components, and methods are disclosed for withdrawing drug from a liquid drug container and transferring drug to a medical device. One or more components may have keying features so that only the correct liquid drug container and medical device are accessed, making sure the medical device is filled with the correct drug.
Insulet Corporation

Synchronization of repetitive therapeutic interventions

A medical device of the type used for assisting a user in manually delivering repetitive therapy to a patient (e.g., chest compressions or ventilations in cardiac resuscitation), the device comprising a feedback device configured to generate feedback cues to assist the user in timing the delivery of the repetitive therapy, at least one sensor or circuit element configured to detect actual delivery times, at which the user actually delivers the repetitive therapy, and a processor, memory, and associated circuitry configured to compare the actual delivery times to information representative of desired delivery times to determine cue times at which the feedback cues are generated by the feedback device.. .
Zoll Medical Corporation

Longitudinally reinforced sheath

A sheath for deploying a medical device to a target site in the body of a patient. A tubular inner liner has a proximal portion, a distal portion, and an outer surface.
Cook Medical Technologies Llc

Drug delivery system

Apparatuses and methods for coating and/or loading a medical device with a therapeutic agent prior to or during the placement of the medical device within the patient's body. In one variation, the medical device is coated and/or loaded with a therapeutic agent while the device is positioned in a delivery apparatus.
C. R. Bard, Inc.

Bioabsorbable polymeric medical device

In embodiments there is described a cardiovascular tube-shaped lockable and expandable bioabsorbable scaffold having a low immunogenicity manufactured from a crystallizable bioabsorbable polymer composition or blend.. .
Orbusneich Medical Inc.

Medical implant delivery system and related methods

An example medical device is disclosed. The medical device includes an implant delivery system having a delivery shaft including a proximal portion and a distal portion and a detachable frame coupled to the distal portion of the delivery shaft.
Rotation Medical, Inc.

Multifunction medical device and related methods of use

An embodiment of the invention may include a medical device. The medical device may include a flexible tube, an elongate member configured to cut tissue and extend from the flexible tube, and a cauterizing member configured to cauterize tissue and to move relative to the elongate member and the flexible tube.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Modular disc array for minimally invasive medical device

In certain embodiments, an apparatus includes a stacked array of discs electrically coupled together where each disc includes an electrical component. In certain embodiments, a minimally-invasive medical device includes a stack of transducer platforms positioned within the minimally-invasive medical device.
Regents Of The University Of Minnesota

Energized medical device with reusable handle

An electrosurgical device may include a front portion releasably attached to a reusable handle. The reusable handle may include a single motor configured to actuate a tissue knife mechanism and an articulation mechanism in the front portion.
Ethicon Endo-surgery, Llc

Medical device for removing an implanted object

Methods and devices for separating an implanted object, such as a pacemaker lead, from tissue surrounding such object in a patient's vasculature system. Specifically, the surgical device includes a handle, an elongate sheath and a circular cutting blade that extends from the distal end of the sheath upon actuating the handle.
The Spectranetics Corporation

Percutaneous access device

Medical devices and methods for using medical devices are disclosed. An access device for accessing a target site comprises a tubular member having a proximal portion and a distal portion.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Device handle for a medical device

A medical device is disclosed for cutting substances inside a body lumen, the medical device including a rotatable tubular drive shaft; an expandable cutting member arranged on distal side of the drive shaft; an axial moving shaft connected to a distal end of the drive shaft with the cutting member, the axial moving shaft configured to expand and contract the cutting member by axially moving of the axial moving shaft; a handle configured to retract the drive shaft and the axial moving shaft; and an operating member disposed on a different axis with respect to an axis of the axial moving shaft.. .
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Medical device and method

A blood vessel dissecting device method involves inserting a dissecting device into a living body, advancing the dissecting device along a vein, and dissecting the vein and tissue bound to the vein from other surrounding tissue.. .
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Medical device and method

A blood vessel dissecting device method involves inserting a dissecting device into a living body, advancing the dissecting device along a vein, and dissecting the vein and tissue bound to the vein from other surrounding tissue.. .
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Medical device and method

A blood vessel dissecting device method involves inserting a dissecting device into a living body, advancing the dissecting device along a vein, and dissecting the vein and tissue bound to the vein from other surrounding tissue.. .
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Medical device and method

A blood vessel dissecting device method involves inserting a dissecting device into a living body, advancing the dissecting device along a vein, and dissecting the vein and tissue bound to the vein from other surrounding tissue.. .
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Medical device and method

A blood vessel dissecting device method involves inserting a dissecting device into a living body, advancing the dissecting device along a vein, and dissecting the vein and tissue bound to the vein from other surrounding tissue.. .
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Rotatable medical device

Medical devices and methods for using medical devices are disclosed. An example medical device may include a tubular member having a lumen defined therein and a proximal end.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Control handles for medical devices

Various medical devices and methods are described herein. For example, various detachable control handle configurations for inclusion with a medical device are described.
Cook Medical Technologies Llc

Suture-anchoring implanted medical devices engineered from bioresorbable metal alloys

Herein described are suture-anchoring implanted medical devices formed from a bioresorbable metal alloy that may be used to secure soft tissue to bone. The metallic bioresorbable tissue anchoring devices of the present invention are optimally configured such that all portions of the device are resorbed over a short predetermined period of time while maintaining their tissue anchoring capability and preventing the generation of loose foreign bodies therefrom..
Tenjin Llc

Adjustable resection device and related methods of use

A medical device and related method of use for resecting a tissue. The medical device may include an elongate member having a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen extending therebetween, the elongate member may include a distal portion defining a cavity having an opening.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Medical device for insertion into a material to obtain a material sample and a method thereof

The invention relates to a medical device for obtaining a material sample from a material. The medical device comprises a first member comprising a receptacle for receiving the material sample; and a second member having a hollow region for accommodating at least a portion of the first member such that the at least a portion of the first member is movable within the second member.
The University Of Western Australia

External medical device that identifies a response activity

An external medical device is provided. The device can include monitoring circuitry configured to sense physiological information of a patient and a controller with one or more input components.
Zoll Medical Corporation

Medical device and systems thereof for evaluating and displaying medical parameters of a patient

Provided are devices, systems and methods for measuring, evaluating and displaying medical parameters in a patient. Specifically disclosed is a medical device which comprises a collar which fits on a patients neck and displays two or more medical parameters.

Portable medical device

A portable medical device adapted to be carried by a user, comprising at least one electrically actuated means for performing a therapeutic and/or a diagnostic function on a patient, at least one mobile electric power supply, a control unit having at least one microelectronic controller, at least one electronic memory and at least one multi-channel impact sensor unit. The impact sensor unit is adapted to simultaneously detect linear acceleration along the three space axes and angular rates around the three space axes.
Paul Hartmann Ag

System for screening and diagnosis of diabetes

This invention relates to the means for detection of molecular and chemical matter utilizing multiple techniques covering electronics, optics, and imaging techniques. More particularly, this invention is related to detecting levels of certain molecules inside the body through non-invasive contact or non-contact with the body.
Banpil Photonics, Inc.

Position detection system and guidance system

A position detection system includes: a capsule medical device having therein a magnetic field generator for generating a magnetic field; magnetic field detectors for detecting the magnetic field and outputting detection signals; and a processor including hardware. The processor is configured to: calculate a position of the capsule medical device using at least one of the detection signals; determine whether or not proper position detection of the capsule medical device based on the detection signals is possible using a threshold that is a value based on at least one of output values of the detection signals output by the magnetic field detectors under a predetermined condition; decide a determination value using at least one of the output values of the detection signals; and determine that the proper position detection of the capsule medical device is not possible when the determination value is smaller than the threshold..
Olympus Corporation

Spherical handheld biosensor array device for physiological status monitoring

This disclosure relates to a spherical handheld biosensor array device for physiological status monitoring. More particularly, this disclosure relates to biomedical devices that periodically monitor physiological vital and non-vital parameters among multiple users using a biosensor array..
Healmet, Inc.

Medical device illuminator and charging system

A portable medical illuminator is configured for attachment to a medical device wherein the illuminator includes an illuminator housing and a light source disposed in relation to the housing. A portable rechargeable power supply is connected to the light source, and an inductive charging coil is disposed within the illuminator housing to enable contactless charging of the contained portable power supply..
Welch Allyn, Inc.

Medical sheath and medical appliance

A medical sheath is a medical sheath to be used in combination with a medical device including an insertion portion that can be inserted into a body cavity of a subject via a trocar, the medical sheath including: a sheath body formed in a shape that can be inserted to and removed from a through hole through in the trocar; a channel provided in the sheath body, the channel having a shape that enables insertion and removal of the insertion portion; a first optical transmission section provided in the sheath body, the first optical transmission section being provided for guiding illuminating light; and a second optical transmission section that is provided in the sheath body and is separate from the first optical transmission section, the second optical transmission section being provided for guiding return light generated upon application of the illuminating light from the first optical transmission section.. .
Olympus Corporation

Emulsion blocking latex protein and other skin irritants

The present invention relates in general to a medical device consisting of a blocker made of a mixture of natural products such as african palm oil and the triglycerides thereof and natural waxes as active and emulsifying components, polymer and silver nanoparticles, acting as a blocker for latex protein and other skin irritants.. .
Biotd Sociedad AnÓnima

Image processing device, medical device, and program

An image processing apparatus comprising an image producing unit 101 for producing an axial image of a body part to be imaged including an aorta and an esophagus; a map generating unit 102 for generating a map m2 for locating a region in which a probability that the aorta lies is high in the axial image; a detecting unit 103 for detecting a temporary position of the aorta based on the map m2; and a deciding unit 104 for making a decision on whether or not the temporary position of the aorta falls within the region of the aorta in the axial image based on a distribution model dm containing information representing a reference position (xe, ye) of the esophagus and information representing a range over which the aorta distributes relative to the reference position (xe, ye) of the esophagus, and on the map m2.. .
General Electric Company

Method and system for outputting augmented reality information

A method and system are disclosed for outputting augmented reality information to a first user. In an embodiment, the method includes acquiring first information, including image information, depth information, coordinate information and combinations thereof, the first information relating to at least one of a medical device and a medical examination of a patient; creating the augmented reality information, relating to the medical device and/or the medical examination of the patient, based on the first information; and outputting the augmented reality information such that the augmented reality information is perceivable in a field of view of the first user..
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Controlled ordering of supplies for medical devices and systems

Disclosed are systems, methods and devices for controlling the ordering of medical device supplies. In some aspects, a method includes authorizing a user to submit an order for supplies associated with a prescribed medical device; receiving information associated with the authorized user including (i) eligible items permitted to be purchased such as the user's prescription for the medical device and/or compatibility of components associated with the medical device, and (ii) pricing of the eligible items based on an insurance plan of the user; determining eligibility of the user to purchase the one or more supplies submitted in the order based on analysis the information; and determining payment information for payers associated with purchase of the determined eligible one or more supplies submitted in the order, in which the payment information for payers include a co-payment for the user and a covered payment for a carrier of the insurance plan..
Dexcom, Inc.

System, use in a sterile field and tracking, confirming and storing patient and procedure information using a unique device identifier associated with a medical device

This invention provides a data processing system located within a sterile field. The data processing system includes the elements of a computer with an image capture device configured to acquire information related to a unique device identifier positioned on a medical device located within a sterile field and a sterile enclosure configured to contain the computer with an imaging device.
S&s Innovations, Llc

System and fabricating electromagnetic field enhancing objects for magnetic resonance imaging

Systems and methods for designing and fabricating three-dimensional objects with precisely computed material compositions for use in enhancing electromagnetic fields for magnetic resonance imaging (“mri”) are provided. As examples, the fabricated object can be designed to reduce magnetic field inhomogeneities in the main magnetic field of an mri system, or to reduce inhomogeneities in a transmit radio frequency (“rf”) field (i.e., a b1 field).
The Medical College Of Wisconsin, Inc.

Recognition of proximity and collision

Systems and methods are provided for detecting proximity to and collisions with medical devices. A capacitive sensor element includes a compressible insulator layer that has a first conductor track arrangement on a first surface and a second conductor track arrangement on a second surface.

Pump system, use of a pneumatic resistance and medical device or gas-measuring device

A pump system (120) has a central pump unit (110), with which at least one hook-up unit (130). The least one hook-up unit (130) is from a group of a plurality of hook-up units (130) that can be combined in modular form for setting an operating point of a pump (10) that forms the pump unit (110).
Dräger Safety Ag & Co. Kgaa

Implantable medical device for deployment across the atrioventricular septum

An implantable medical device (imd) may be configured for deployment at a patient's atrioventricular septum in order to sense and/or pace a patient's heart. The atrioventricular septum of the patient's heart may have an atrial facing side defining part of the right atrium of the patient's heart and a ventricle facing side defining part of the left ventricle of the patient's heart.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Medical access port, systems and methods of use thereof

A medical device comprising a subcutaneous access port having an access port body and at least one needle having a removable needle tip and a needle shaft defining a needle lumen; the at least one needle housed within the access port body, the at least one needle extendable and retractable relative to the access port body; and a needle shift mechanism operable such that the at least one needle is extendable from and retractable into the access port body at a plurality of positions of the access port body.. .
Versago Vascular Access, Inc.

Medical devices with antithrombogenic coatings

Pressure sensing guidewires are disclosed. The pressure sensing guidewires may include a tubular member having a proximal portion and a distal portion.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

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 a portion of the outer surface of the inner member is spaced from the inner surface of the reinforcing member, defining a space substantially free of any other structures of the device.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Medical devices, methods, and kits for delivering medication to a bodily passage

Medical devices, methods and kits are described. An exemplary medical device comprises a catheter that has a catheter wall and defines a catheter lumen, a bend, and a coil disposed distal to the bend.
Cook Medical Technologies Llc

Devices and methods for inhibiting or preventing colonization of fluid flow networks by microorganisms

The invention includes novel devices and methods for inhibiting or preventing colonization of fluid flow networks by bacteria that have upstream surface motility. In certain aspects, the devices and methods of the invention prevent or minimize undesirable bacterial colonization of medical devices and/or treat or prevent bacterial infections..
Trustees Of Princeton University

Electrical sensor for fluids

An electrical sensor for sensing electromagnetic properties of process fluids in a dialysis machine or a similar medical device can include a probe for interfacing with the fluids that is made from electronic fabric materials. The electronic fabric probe can include one or more conductors embedded in a non-conductive fabric layer.
Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.

Lubricious coatings with surface salt groups

Embodiments herein include coated medical devices and coatings with salt groups. In an embodiment, a coated medical device is included, the coated medical device including a substrate and a polymeric layer disposed over the substrate.
Surmodics, Inc.

Immobilized bioactive hydrogel matrices as surface coatings

The present invention is directed to a stabilized bioactive hydrogel matrix coating for substrates, such as medical devices. The invention provides a coated substrate comprising a substrate having a surface, and a bioactive hydrogel matrix layer overlying the surface of the medical device, the hydrogel matrix comprising a first high molecular weight component and a second high molecular weight component, the first and second high molecular weight components each being selected from the group consisting of polyglycans and polypeptides, wherein at least one of the first and second high molecular weight components is immobilized (e.g., by covalent cross-linking) to the surface of the substrate..
Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc.

Medical devices with biofilm disruptors

A medical device for disrupting biofilms that includes a substrate; and at least one anti-biofilm composition bound to the substrate, wherein the at least one anti-biofilm composition is adapted to bind to dna binding proteins present in a biofilm, and wherein the binding of the at least one anti-biofilm composition to the dna binding protein disrupts the biofilm.. .
Proclarx Llc

Implantable expandable medical devices having regions of differential mechanical properties and methods of making same

An implantable expandable medical device in which selected regions of the device are in a martensite phase and selected regions are in an austenite phase. The martensitic regions exhibit pseudoplastic behavior in vivo and may be deformed without recovery under in vivo body conditions.
Vactronix Scientific, Inc.

Devices, using and monitoring implants

Implants are provided, comprising the implant and a plurality of sensors. Briefly stated, implants (also sometimes referred to as ‘devices’ or medical devices’) are provided comprising an implant along with one or more sensors to monitor the integrity, position and efficaciousness of the implant.
Canary Medical Inc.

Delivery tools for medical implants and methods of using the same

A medical device includes an energy delivery device. The energy delivery device has an elongate member, a first arm extending from the elongate member and a second arm extending from the elongate member.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

System and maintaining a tool pose

A system and method of maintaining a tool pose for a computer-assisted medical device with an articulated arm including one or more first joints and one or more second joints, a tool distal to the first joints and the second joints, and a control unit coupled to the first joints and the second joints. The control unit maintains a pose of the tool during movement of the first joints using the second joints by determining a reference coordinate frame for the tool, determining a reference transform of the tool in the reference coordinate frame prior to the movement of the first joints, determining an actual transform of the tool in the reference coordinate frame while the first joints are being moved, determining differences between the reference transform and the actual transform, and maintaining the pose of the tool by driving the second joints based on the differences..
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Monitoring a garment

An apparatus comprising: a first garment configured to be worn about a torso of a patient; and a first garment identification component disposed as a part of the first garment, the first garment identification component configured to operably couple with a medical device controller, wherein the medical device controller is configured to identify the first garment based on one or more values provided by the first garment identification component.. .
Zoll Medical Corporation

Device and system for blood sampling

A medical device is presented for reduced-pain blood sampling and testing. The device comprises a housing defining a finger site for supporting a user's finger or a portion thereof within said finger site during the device operation; piercing, sampling and testing assemblies sequentially actuatable to successively initiate piercing, sampling and testing operational modes of the device; a carriage at least partially accommodated within said housing and being adapted for movement with respect to said finger site between its first position corresponding to the piercing mode of the device and a second position corresponding to the sampling and testing modes of the device, the device being thereby capable of operating in the piercing, sampling and testing modes while at a static position of the user's finger..
Rapidx Ltd.

Position detection system and guidance system

A position detection system includes a capsule medical device having therein a magnetic field generator configured to generate a magnetic field, magnetic field detectors configured to detect the magnetic field and output detection signals, and a processor including hardware. The processor is configured to: calculate a position of the capsule medical device by using at least one of the detection signals; determine whether the position of the capsule medical device falls within a predefined detection target region for the capsule medical device; determine whether proper position detection for the capsule medical device based on the detection signals is possible; and set a threshold to be used for determining whether the proper position detection for the capsule medical device is possible, based on the position of the capsule medical device if the position of the capsule medical device falls within the predefined detection target region for the capsule medical device..
Olympus Corporation

Medical device with oled illumination light source

A medical device such as a catheter or endoscope device includes an illumination light source having one or more organic light-emitting diodes (oleds). The oleds are energized to produce illumination light that is received by an image sensor or camera to produce images of tissue within a patient's body.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Power management features

A method performed by an electronic controller includes determining a charge level of a power supply configured to provide power to a medical device, and estimating, based on the charge level of the power supply, a first power supply life for operating the medical device according to a first mode. Further, the method includes estimating, based on the charge level of the power supply, a second power supply life for operating the medical device according to a second mode.

Neutralizing the effect of a medical device location

Disclosed embodiments include systems and methods of configuring, e.g., a hearing prosthesis comprising a beamforming microphone array having two or more microphones. Some embodiments include (i) storing a plurality of sets of beamformer coefficients in memory, where each set of beamformer coefficients corresponds to one of a plurality of zones on a recipient's head, and (ii) configuring the hearing prosthesis with a set of beamformer coefficients that corresponds to the zone on the recipient's head where the beamforming microphone array is located.

Medical devices, systems, and methods using eye gaze tracking for stereo viewer

Described herein is an eye tracking system comprising an image display configured to display an image of a surgical field to a user. The image display is configured to emit a light in first wavelength range.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Antenna and attachment rechargeable implantable medical device

Devices and methods are provided for an implantable medical device (imd) comprising a device housing having electronic components therein, a feedthrough assembly joined to the device housing, an antenna assembly, and a header body mounted to the device housing and enclosing the antenna assembly and feedthrough assembly. The antenna assembly including an inner conductor, a dielectric material, and an outer conductor arranged to form a coaxial structure..
Pacesetter, Inc.

Control device for controlling an alarm output and controlling an alarm output as well as medical device

A control device, controlling an alarm output, includes a data network interface, with a signaling interface for outputting a control signal indicating a request for an acoustic and/or optical alarm signal a memory unit and a processor. The data network interface is configured to receive a group message indicating a sender identity and a presence of an alarm state.
Drägerwerk Ag & Co. Kgaa

Exercise as a drug

A system and method for monitoring and improving health conditions, by tracking patient compliance and activity levels. A medical device, particularly an oxygen concentrator, supplies a prescribed drug, particularly oxygen, to a user at prescribed time intervals throughout a prescribed exercise routine.

Method for assigning a medical device from a data network to a location as well as device for a data network

A method, assigning a medical device from a data network to a location, includes: receiving a group message, having a medical device data network address; providing a first data set, indicating network addresses of active network components; and sending request messages to active network components, indicating a data network address thereof and data network address of the medical device. An acknowledgment message from a defined active network component indicates the data network address and a port identity thereof and data network address of the medical device.
Drägerwerk Ag & Co. Kgaa

System for displaying and editing data for a medical device

A system for displaying and editing data for a medical device is provided. The system includes at least one viewing application for execution on a user appliance, which application is set up to display medical image data records that are kept in cloud storage in a public cloud.
Siemens Healthcare Gmbh

Medical devices, adjusting resolutions of digital images

Disclosed are a method and apparatus for adjusting resolution of medical image. When adjusting resolution, a touch screen is used for display and input.
Shenzhen Mindray Bio-medical Electronics Co., Ltd.

Cr, ni, mo and co alloy for use in medical devices

One aspect generally relates to a cr, ni, mo and co alloy, with tightly controlled levels of impurities. One aspect relates to an alloy including about 10 to about 30 weight % cr, about 20 to about 50 weight % ni, about 2 to about 20 weight % mo, about 10 to about 50 weight % co, and less than about 0.01 weight % al, wherein each weight % is based on the total weight of the alloy..
Saes Smart Materials, Inc.

Polyisobutylene-polyurethanes and medical devices containing the same

A polymeric material includes a polyisobutylene-polyurethane block copolymer and a tertiary amine catalyst. The polyisobutylene-polyurethane block copolymer includes soft segments including at least one polyisobutylene diol residue, and hard segments including at least one diisocyanate residue.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Conducted communication in a medical device system

An implantable medical device for implantation into a patient may include a housing, a pulse generation circuit disposed at least partially within the housing, a plurality of electrodes electrically coupled to the pulse generation circuit, the plurality of electrodes being exposed external to the housing, and a controller operatively coupled to the pulse generation circuit. The controller may be configured to command the pulse generation circuit to deliver a phasic conducted communication pulse via at least two of the plurality of electrodes.
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Multi-tiered wireless powering system for long-term implantable medical devices

A wireless powering system for an implantable medical device includes a first unit having a power source and an inductive coil. A second unit has an energy storage component and in alternate embodiments one or two inductive coils.
U.s. Department Of Veterans Affairs

Powered case for electro-active medical device battery management

A powered case is provided that includes a case, configured to hold an electroactive medical device with an integrated battery; an energizing system, configured to provide electric energy; and an energy transfer system, configured to receive energy from the energizing system; and to transfer the received energy to the integrated battery of the electroactive medical device. Further, a medical device system is provided that can include an electroactive medical device, including an integrated battery; and a powered case, including a case, configured to hold the electroactive medical device with the integrated battery; an energizing system, configured to provide electric energy; and an energy transfer system, configured to receive energy from the energizing system; and to transfer the received energy to the integrated battery of the electroactive medical device..
Novartis Ag

Method and detection of intrinsic depolarization following high energy cardiac electrical stimulation

A medical device is configured to deliver a high-energy electrical stimulation pulse to a patient that produces a post-stimulation polarization signal. A cardiac signal analyzer of the medical device is configured to detect a cardiac electrical signal superimposed on the post-stimulation polarization signal, determine at least one feature of the detected cardiac electrical signal, compare the feature to criteria that differentiate an intrinsic cardiac event during the post-stimulation polarization signal from an evoked response signal and identify the detected cardiac electrical signal as the intrinsic cardiac event if the feature meets the criteria..
Medtronic, Inc.

Systems and methods for facilitating selection of one or more vectors in a medical device

Systems and methods may facilitate selection of a vector for delivering electrical stimulation to a patient's heart. One illustrative method may include delivering electrical stimulation at a first voltage to each vector in a first set of two or more vectors of a multi-vector medical system, determining whether the delivered electrical stimulation at the first voltage resulted in capture for each of the vectors in the first set of two or more vectors, identifying those vectors of the first set of two or more vectors that were determined to result in capture as a second set of vectors, delivering electrical stimulation at a second voltage that is lower than the first voltage to each vector in the second set of vectors, and determining whether the delivered electrical stimulation at the second voltage resulted in capture for each of the vectors in the second set of vectors..
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Fixation of a removable magnet or a similar element in an elastic implant material

A magnet arrangement for an implantable medical device is described. An implantable coil case contains a communications coil and is made of biocompatible resilient material with a top lateral surface.
Med-el Elektromedizinische Geraete Gmbh

Conditional electrical stimulation

In general, the disclosure describes techniques for providing conditional electrical stimulation to a patient for pelvic health. An implantable medical device (imd) may adjust the delivery cycle of the electrical stimulation applied to a patient in response to receiving a delivery cycle parameter associated with one or more of the following: a time in a time schedule, a control device output from a control device, and physiological information from a physiological information sensing device.
Medtronic, Inc.

Devices and methods for installation and removal of a needle tip of a needle

The present disclosure provides medical devices, particularly medical grade needles with removable tips, as well as methods of needle tip installation and removal, and devices therefor. Needle tip installation and removal devices may include needle tip installation and removal tools and kits, including hand held and manipulated tools that facilitate the installation and removal of needle tips, particularly on vascular access port needles.
Versago Vascular Access, Inc.

Nut assembly for a medical device

The present invention provides a medical device (200) comprising a housing (201, 202), a guide structure (205) arranged stationarily with respect to the housing (201, 202) and ex-tending along a longitudinal axis, the guide structure (205) comprising a helical track (287) and a longitudinal track (289) being connected with the helical track (287) at a transition point (288), and a nut assembly (220) adapted to move along the guide structure (205). The nut assembly (220) comprises a first nut member (221) arranged in engagement with the helical track (287), a second nut member (321) capable of engagement with the helical track (287) and with the longitudinal track (289), the second nut member (321) being rotationally locked to the first nut member (221), and a bias member (296) arranged to bias the first nut member (221) and the second nut member (321) away from one another, such that the first nut member (221) and the second nut member (321) take up a first relative axial position when they are both in engagement with the helical track (287) and a second relative axial position when the second nut member (321) is in engagement with the longitudinal track (289)..
Novo Nordisk A/s

Infusion controlling the flow rate of liquid medicine thereof

This disclosure relates to the technical field of medical devices. Some embodiments provide an infusion system and a method for controlling a liquid flow rate of the infusion system, which can automatically adjusting the infusion flow rate according to the current physical condition of a patient.
Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

Immobilization of an active agent on a substrate

The invention provides methods of immobilizing an active agent to a substrate surface, including the steps of, depositing a primer compound on a substrate, thereby forming a primed substrate, contacting the primed substrate with a solution of a compound including a trihydroxyphenyl group, thereby forming a trihydroxyphenyl-treated primed substrate, and contacting the trihydroxyphenyl-treated primed substrate with a solution of an active agent, thereby immobilizing the active agent on the substrate. Further provided are methods of immobilizing an active agent on a substrate, including the steps of providing a substrate, combining a solution of a compound including a trihydroxyphenyl group with a solution of an active agent, thereby forming a solution of an active agent-trihydroxyphenyl conjugate, and contacting the primed substrate with the solution of the active agent-trihydroxyphenyl conjugate, thereby immobilizing the active agent on the substrate.
Northwestern University

Biologically inert coating for implantable medical devices

A coating for an implantable medical device includes a poly(monochloro-p-xylylene) coating formed on at least a portion of the implantable medical device, and a layer including at least one of poly(ethylene glycol) and a poly(ethylene glycol) derivative linked to the poly(monochloro-p-xylylene) coating by covalent bonds.. .
Cardiac Pacemakers, Inc.

Method of fabricating an implantable medical device comprising a rapamycin derivative

This invention relates to an method of manufacture of an implantable medical device comprising an oxygen-sensitive rapamycin derivative that is protected by addition of an antioxidant during the manufacturing process where the amount of antioxidant added at the outset of the processing is such that when the device is fully fabricated, sterilized and packaged the amount of antioxidant has reduced to a minimal, preferably non-detect, amount.. .
Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.

Drug-eluting medical device

The present invention relates to a drug-eluting medical device, in particular a balloon for angioplasty catheters with drug elution to prevent the restenosis of the vessel subjected to angioplasty. More particularly, the present invention relates to a catheter balloon completely or partially coated with paclitaxel in hydrated crystalline form or in hydrated solvated crystalline form, having an immediate release and bioavailability of a therapeutically effective amount of paclitaxel at the site of intervention.
Invatec Technology Center Gmbh

Polarized hydroxyapatite films and methods of making and using same

Polarized hydroxyapatite films disposed on a substrate. The films have a residual polarization of at least 5 mc/cm2.
University Of Rochester

Method of reducing biofilms

The present invention relates to methods of eliminating, reducing or preventing bacterial biofilms by means of a fusion protein comprising an endolysin, an autolysin or a bacteriocin to which a peptide with membrane or lps disrupting activity is fused. Further, the present invention relates to fusion proteins for use as a medicament, in particular for the treatment or prevention of gram-negative and/or gram-positive bacterial infections associated with bacterial biofilm, as diagnostic means, disinfectant or as cosmetic substance.
Lysando Ag

Preparation of small colony variants of therapeutic bacteria

The invention relates to methods of differentiation, isolation, propagation, and storage of small colony variants (scvs) of e. Coli, preferably e.
Conjugon, Inc.

Syringes with mixing chamber in a removable cap

The present invention is directed to a multi-compartment medical device for segregated storage and on demand mixing of at least two components and expression of the resulting mixture from the device. The mixing device comprises a syringe having an open end and outlet and containing a first component; and a cap with a fixed outer body and an expandable chamber contained therein, wherein said cap is removably attached to the outlet of the syringe and a cross-section of the cap is larger than a syringe cross-section and the cap is shorter than the syringe..
Ethicon, Inc.

Cryogenic system and use

A cryogenic medical device for delivery of subcooled liquid cryogen to various configurations of cryoprobes is designed for the treatment of damaged, diseased, cancerous or other unwanted tissues. The device is a closed or semi-closed system in which the liquid cryogen is contained in both the supply and return stages.
Endocare, Inc.

Methods and anchoring within the gastrointestinal tract

The present invention relates to an anchor configured for minimally-invasive implantation and sized to remain securely positioned within at least a portion of the gastrointestinal tract of an animal. The anchor includes a radial spring formed from an elongated resilient member shaped into an annular wave pattern about a central axis.
Gi Dynamics, Inc.

Inflatable balloon and cover

The present disclosure describes implantable medical devices comprising covers, such as a balloon cover. Such devices can comprise a first layer of a porous polymeric material, such as eptfe, surrounded by layers of a porous polymeric material having an imbibed elastomer, such as polyurethane.
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Pulmonary artery implant apparatus and methods of use thereof

The present invention relates to an implantable apparatus and methods of use thereof for treating congestive heart failure. An apparatus of this invention may be anchored by implantation of a section of the apparatus within in a branch pulmonary artery, for example the left pulmonary artery, which then positions and anchors another section, for example a device frame section of the apparatus within the main pulmonary artery.

Vocal cord medialization

Medical devices, medical device kits, and related methods of treatment are described. An exemplary medical device comprises a proximal portion having an outer surface defining a thread and an inner surface defining a passageway having a keyed portion, a distal portion providing an atraumatic tip, and a flexible main body extending between the proximal portion and the distal portion.
Cook Medical Technologies Llc

System and virtual feedback with haptic devices

System and method of virtual feedback with haptic devices for use with computer-assisted medical devices includes one or more processors and an input device coupled to a control unit configured to determine a reference point for the input device, select a virtual feed-back model (vfm) for the input device from among a plurality of vfms configure parameters of the vfm, determine a position of the input device based on information from one or more sensors associated with the input device, determine a feedback level for the input device based on the reference point, the position, and the vfm, and send one or more feedback commands to one or more actuators associated with the input device based on the feedback level. In some embodiments, the vfm includes a transfer function that has one or more characteristics selected from unidirectional, bidirectional, linear, non-linear, asymmetric, symmetric, isotropic, non-isotropic, and hysteresis..
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Medical devices, systems, and methods using eye gaze tracking

Described herein is a teleoperational medical system for performing a medical procedure in a surgical field. The teleoperational system comprises an eye tracking unit and a control unit.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Guided setup for teleoperated medical device

A teleoperational medical system for performing a medical procedure in a surgical field includes a dynamic guided setup system having step-by-step setup instructions for setting up a teleoperational assembly having at least one motorized surgical arm configured to assist in a surgical procedure. It also includes a user interface configured to communicate the step-by-step setup instructions to a user.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

System and breakaway clutching in an articulated arm

A system and method of breakaway clutching in a computer-assisted medical device includes an articulated arm having one or more first joints and a control unit coupled to the articulated arm and having one or more processors. The control unit operates each of the first joints in multiple states.
Intuitive Surgical Operation, Inc.

System and aligning with a reference target

A system and method of aligning with a reference target includes a computer-assisted medical device. The computer-assisted medical device includes an orientation platform, one or more first joints proximal to the orientation platform, one or more second joints distal to the orientation platform, one or more links distal to the orientation platform, a reference instrument coupled to the orientation platform by the second joints and the links; and a control unit coupled to the first joints and the second joints.
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Arthroscopic devices and methods

A medical device includes an elongated sleeve having a longitudinal axis, a proximal end and a distal end. A cutting member having a plurality of sharp edges is formed from a wear-resistant ceramic material is carried at the distal end of the elongated sleeve.
Relign Corporation

Medical device

A medical device (100) comprises an elongated, flexible band (110) having a front side (112), a rear side (114), a leading end (116) and a trailing end (118), and having perforations (120) and rungs (122) defined therein. A locking case (130, 132) is arranged on the front side (112) of the band (112) and has a channel (150) dimensioned for reception of the band (110).
Resorbable Devices Ab

Medical device for removing an implanted object

Methods and devices for separating an implanted object, such as a pacemaker lead, from tissue surrounding such object in a patient's vasculature system. Specifically, the surgical device includes a handle, an elongate inner sheath and a circular cutting blade that extends from the distal end of the sheath upon actuating the handle.
The Spectranetics Corporation

Needle with piezoelectric polymer sensors

A medical device includes a conductive body (14) including a surface and a sensor (10) conformally formed on the surface and including a piezoelectric polymer formed about a portion of the surface and following a contour of the surface. The piezoelectric polymer is configured to generate or receive ultrasonic energy.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Medical device and methods of use

The present disclosure is directed to a tissue removal device. The tissue removal device may include a distal portion.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Tissue manipulation tool

A medical device for manipulating a portion of tissue. The device may have one or more opposing jaws.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Clot retrieval system

Catheter-delivered endovascular medical devices are described. The devices may include a pull wire attached to a distal body.
Legacy Ventures Llc

A medical device for use in the creation of a temporary pneumoperitoneum

A medical device for use in the creation of a temporary pneumoperitoneum includes a substantially dome-shaped body having a vacuum port providing a fluid passageway between an underside of the dome-shaped body and an upside of the dome-shaped body. A frustoconical port is provide in the domed-shaped body for reception and through passage of one or more pieces of associated medical apparatus therethrough..
Narvitas Medical Devices International Limited

Needle with thin film piezoelectric sensors

A sensor device includes a flexible planar strip (40) including a plurality of layers. The strip is configured to at least partially encapsulate a medical device.
Koninklijke Philips N.v.

Medical device

A medical device includes a sheath having a guide wire lumen allowing a guide wire to be inserted therein and an imaging core lumen configured to have an ultrasound transducer inserted therein that acquires image information inside a living body. The medical device includes a rotary shaft that is inserted into the imaging core lumen and is rotatable in order to transmit mechanical drive force to the ultrasound transducer.
Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Reducing electrocardiogram artifacts during and post cpr

A portable medical device having improved ecg trace display and reporting. Embodiments implement features to ameliorate artifacts created by virtue of attempting to eliminate compression artifacts due to mechanical compression devices.
Physio-control, Inc.

Systems and methods for transfer of on-body medical devices between networks

A system for managing transfer of data in a medical body area network (mban) is presented. The system includes one or more sensor units disposed on a patient and configured to acquire data from the patient.
General Electric Company

Fluid connector for endoscope reprocessing system

Coupling arrangements and connectors for establishing a substantially fluid-tight removable connection between a fluid port in a medical device such as an endoscope. Various embodiments of the connectors may be coupled to a fluid conduit that may be attached to a decontamination or reprocessing device used to flow fluid through corresponding channels in the medical device during the decontamination process..
Ethicon, Inc.

Medical device

A medical device includes: an insertion portion formed in an elongated shape that can be inserted into an insertion hole of an insertion assisting instrument that assists insertion into a body cavity of a subject; a distal end portion that is provided in the insertion portion and is configured to be capable of emitting an illuminating light that is irradiated at the subject; and an interlock mechanism which has a member that is provided in the insertion portion, and which is configured to, in conjunction with a position between the insertion assisting instrument and the member, perform an operation for transitioning to either one of a state in which emission of the illuminating light by the distal end portion is possible and a state in which emission of the illuminating light by the distal end portion is not possible.. .
Olympus Corporation

Voice controlled medical device and hands off operation

The present invention describes a voice control system to hands-off control lighting in a medical facility comprising an audio transducer in electrical communication with a control unit, the control unit configured with voice recognition software and programmable logic circuitry to generate executable commands, a lighting device configured to receive, decode, and execute commands received from the control unit, the lighting device in mechanical communication with a support structure and attached thereto by an articulated arm, the articulated arm configured to receive, decode, and execute commands received from the control unit.. .
Luceline Unlimited, Inc.

Connected multifunction medical device

A multifunction medical device includes a base unit. The base unit includes a plurality of first medical sensors for acquiring first health information, a first wireless radio for transmitting the acquired first health information and second health information to a healthcare entity, and a second wireless radio for receiving the second health information from an accessory device.

Active implantable medical device for detecting and quantifying fusion

Disclosed are systems, devices and methods that produce at least two distinct temporal components from two distinct endocardial electrogram (egm) signals collected concurrently, determines a non-temporal 2d characteristic representative of the cardiac cycle to be analyzed, from the variations of one of the temporal components as a function of another of the temporal components and comparing the characteristic of the current cycle to two reference characteristics previously obtained and stored, one in a situation of complete capture and the other in a situation of spontaneous rhythm. Respective values of similarity descriptors are derived of these two comparisons, which are used to calculate a metric quantifying a fusion rate..
Sorin Crm Sas

Power architecture for an implantable medical device having a non-rechargeable battery

An improved architecture for an implantable medical device using a primary battery is disclosed which reduces the circumstances in which the voltage of the primary battery is boosted, and hence reduces the power draw in the implant. The architecture includes a boost converter for selectively boosting the voltage of the primary battery and for supplying that boosted voltage to certain of the circuit blocks, including digital circuitry, analog circuitry, and memory.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

Tine fixation components for implantable medical devices

A tine portion for an implantable medical device includes a hook segment and a distal segment terminated by a tissue-piercing tip, wherein the distal segment extends from the hook segment to the tip. The hook segment, which is elastically deformable from a pre-set curvature, has one of: a round cross-section and an elliptical cross-section, while the distal segment has a flattened, or approximately rectangular cross-section.
Medtronic, Inc.

Anchor elements, medical devices including one or more anchor elements and related assemblies and methods

Anchor elements include at least one protrusion configured to extend transversely from a longitudinal axis of the anchor element when the anchor element is in a deployed state. Anchor element assemblies and medical device assemblies may include such anchor elements.
Custom Medical Applications, Inc.

Implantable medical device having a scheme for managing storage of data

The disclosure describes a scheme for managing the operations of a flash memory. The scheme enables the flash memory to be used in a write-once mode to allow non-volatile storage of small amounts of data that must be written repeatedly.
Medtronic, Inc.

Device male port cleaner

The present invention includes a device male port cleaner, and method of use, for cleaning a male port connector, particularly a male port connector for a medical device. The device male port cleaner may be connected to the male port connector to clean and/or disinfect the male port connector..
Seisa Soparfi S.a.r.l.

Valve for medical implant delivery system

A valve (100) for use in delivering a medical device comprises first and second ends and an hourglass shaped centre section defining an aperture (34) for accepting a guidewire. The application of torsion about the centre section closes the aperture to seal against the guidewire..
Lombard Medical Limited

Medical device and the production thereof

A medical device in the form of a nonwoven wound dressing includes rotospun fibers including at least one synthetic and bioabsorbable polymer and at least one hydrophilic and/or tissue-adhesive polymer, and a method of producing the medical device including using rotospinning to produce fibers from a fiber raw material including at least one synthetic and bioabsorbable polymer and at least one hydrophilic and/or tissue-adhesive polymer.. .
Carl Freudenberg Kg

Systems for replacing a native heart valve and aorta with a prosthetic heart valve and conduit

A medical device includes an expandable conduit, a prosthetic heart valve and a delivery device, including a balloon catheter. The expandable conduit may include one or more inner or outer sleeves supported by a frame or stent.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

Magnetically guided medical device

A device (10) for navigation within a patient's body, said apparatus comprising a tubular structure having an inner lumen and relatively rigid proximal (15) and distal portions (14) separated by at least one very flexible joint (12) with constant inner diameter and small bending radius. At least one magnetic element (13) is embedded in the distal portion of the device and responsive to externally applied magnetic fields, such that the orientation of distal portion aligns approximately with an externally applied magnetic field (b).
Aeon Scientific Ag

Endoscopic tissue manipulation tool

A medical device configured to manipulate tissue within a body of a subject may include an elongate shaft having a proximal end and a distal end. The distal end of the shaft may be configured to be inserted into the body.
Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

Implantable medical sensor and fixation system

An implantable medical device, such as a sensor for monitoring a selected internally detectable physiological parameter of a patient, is attached to a fixation assembly that is deployable within the patient to position and orient the sensor to enable it to perform its function. The fixation assembly is formed having at least one flexible asymmetric connector where each fixation member includes a plurality of loops, wherein a first loop of the plurality of loops has a maximum pitch that is different from a maximum pitch of a second loop of the plurality of loops.
Medtronic, Inc.

Device administered tests and adaptive interactions

An external medical device includes monitoring circuitry configured to monitor a cardiac condition of a patient using the external medical device; and a controller configured to: receive at least one of patient input and non-patient user input of a patient's ability; determine a patient interaction mode of the external medical device based on the at least one of the patient input and the non-patient user input; and adapt the patient interaction mode of the external medical device over time based on the at least one of the patient input and the non-patient user input.. .
Zoll Medical Corporation

Capsule medical device

A capsule medical device configured to be introduced into a subject to acquire information about the subject is provided. The capsule medical device includes: a capsule-shaped casing including: a first casing including a hemispherical portion and a cylindrical portion; and a second casing that is a cylindrical casing where an opening edge portion having an opening is positioned at one end, the cylindrical portion of the first casing being fitted on an outer peripheral surface of the second casing on a side of the opening to incorporate an information acquisition member for acquiring information about the subject; and a positioning member including: a first abutment surface configured to abut on an end surface of the second casing on the side of the opening; and a second abutment surface configured to abut on the information acquisition member..
Olympus Corporation

Guidance device and capsule medical device guidance system

A guidance device includes: a magnetic field generation unit configured to generate the magnetic field; a movement mechanism configured to move the magnetic field generation unit in a vertical direction; a rotation mechanism configured to rotate the magnetic field generation unit in a vertical plane including a magnetization direction of the magnetic field generation unit; an input unit configured to input first operation information for changing posture of a capsule medical device; and a control unit configured to: cause the rotation mechanism to rotate the magnetic field generation unit to change the posture of the capsule medical device based on the first operation information; and control the movement mechanism to change a distance between the magnetic field generation unit and the capsule medical device to correct a magnetic attracting force in a vertical direction of the capsule medical device.. .
Olympus Corporation

Remote data management for medical devices

A system and method for patient data management may include a patient device (720, 730, 740), server (710), and computing device (760). The patient device (720, 730, 740) may collect usage data (728) in accordance with subscriptions (726) that may include a set of instructions.
Resmed Limited

Secure wireless communication for an implantable component

Embodiments presented herein are generally directed to techniques for creation of a direct secured wireless link/channel between an implantable component and an external device of an implantable medical device system. More specifically, the implantable medical device system includes an external component that is configured to operate as a temporary secure proxy device for wireless pairing of the implantable component with the external device..

Biocompatible polymers for medical devices

The present invention relates to new classes of monomeric compounds, which may be polymerized to form novel biodegradable and bioresorble polymers and copolymers. These polymers and co-polymers, while not limited thereto, may be adapted for radio-opacity and are useful for medical device applications and controlled release therapeutic formulations..
Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey

Release of clo2 gas from medical device packaging film

A multilayer medical packaging film includes a first layer and a chlorine dioxide-producing layer. The chlorine dioxide-producing layer includes a polymer composition and a plurality of chlorite ions.
Bemis Company, Inc.

System and methods for establishing a communication session between an implantable medical device and an external device

A method is provided for establishing a communication session with an implantable medical device (“imd”). The method includes configuring an imd and an external device to communicate with one another through a protocol that utilizes a dedicated advertisement channel.
Pacesetter, Inc.

Medical device remote control case covers

A system to protect a neuro stimulator remote controller that includes: a cover, where the cover fits over a remote controller for a neuro stimulator; and openings over the surface of the cover, wherein the openings expose components of the remote controller. The components may include control buttons and at least one screen on the remote controller.

Portable power charging of implantable medical devices

An implantable medical device, comprising an implantable component having a rechargeable power supply and an external wireless charger. The wireless charger has a rechargeable power supply, and an inductive coil configured to transcutaneously transfer power from the charger power supply to the implantable power supply, and configured to detect and receive, via the inductive coil, power from an auxiliary charger for recharging of the charger power supply..

System and an electrical implant device with increased patient compliance

A system and method for powering a medical device that includes a fixture configured for periodic patient proximity; external electrical coupling device integrated into the fixture wherein the external electrical coupling device comprises at least one external energy coupler and is configured to detect presence of an electrical medical device implant in a transmission zone of the external electrical coupling device; an electrical medical device implant, wherein the electrical medical device implant comprises at least one implant energy coupler; and wherein the external electrical coupling device is configured to couple to the implantable medical device through a wireless energy transmission between the external energy coupler and the implant energy coupler when presence of the implantable medical device is within a transmission zone.. .
Intelligent Implants Limited

Implantable medical device for providing stimulation therapy

An electrical stimulation system provides stimulation therapy to a patient. The system includes a neurostimulation lead that contacts patient tissue and couples with an implantable stimulation device, such as an implantable pulse generator, that receives stimulation parameters for providing stimulation therapy to a patient.
Boston Scientific Neuromodulation Corporation

Implantable medical devices and related connector enclosure assemblies utilizing conductors electrically coupled to feedthrough pins

Implantable medical devices include connector enclosure assemblies that utilize conductors that are electrically coupled to feedthrough pins and that extend into a can where electrical circuitry is housed. The conductors may be coupled to the feedthrough pins and to capacitor plates within a filter capacitor by an electrically conductive bonding material and as a single bonding event during manufacturing.
Medtronic, Inc.

Extra-cardiovascular cardiac pacing system for delivering composite pacing pulses

An implantable medical device is configured to control a therapy module to couple a capacitor array comprising a plurality of capacitors to a plurality of extra-cardiovascular electrodes and control the therapy module to deliver a composite pacing pulse to a patient's heart via the plurality of extra-cardiovascular electrodes by sequentially discharging at least a portion of the plurality capacitors to produce a series of at least two individual pulses that define the composite pacing pulse.. .
Medtronic, Inc.

Extra-cardiovascular cardiac pacing system

An extra-cardiovascular medical device is configured to select a capacitor configuration from a capacitor array and deliver a low voltage, pacing pulse by discharging the selected capacitor configuration across an extra-cardiovascular pacing electrode vector. In some examples, the medical device is configured to determine the capacitor configuration based on a measured impedance of the extra-cardiovascular pacing electrode vector..
Medtronic, Inc.

Medical device for removing an implanted object

Methods and devices for separating an implanted object, such as a pacemaker lead, from tissue surrounding such object in a patient's vasculature system. Specifically, the surgical device includes a handle, an elongate sheath and a circular cutting blade that extends from the distal end of the sheath upon actuating the handle.
The Spectranetics Corporation

Sterilizing device with pinch actuated cap and housing

Devices and methods for sterilizing the outer and inner surfaces of a working end-site of a medical device such as a catheter hub, luer connector, luer component, needleless access site, and/or access port are discussed. The sterilizing device can include a housing, a sterilizing element including an antipathogenic agent configured for sterilizing the working end-site of a medical device, and a cap hingedly coupled to the housing and configured to hermetically seal the sterilizing element within the housing.

Medical devices for delivery of sirna

Disclosed are medical devices that incorporate sirna. In addition to one or more sirna constructs, devices include nanostructures fabricated on a surface to form a nanotopography.
Kimberly-clark Worldwide, Inc.

Rotatable control handles for medical devices and methods of using rotatable control handles

Rotatable control handles and methods of using rotatable control handles are described herein. An example embodiment of a rotatable control handle comprises a handle, a compressible member disposed within the handle, a cap attached to the handle, and a cannula rotatably attached between the handle and the cap.

Lateral articulation anchors for catheters and other uses

Medical devices, systems, and methods provide improved control over the flexing of an articulated catheter adjacent a therapeutic or diagnostic tool by laterally bending the catheter so as to anchor an articulated portion of the catheter locally relative to an internal tissue site. Alternative embodiments may be used for a wide variety of non-medical applications, including with borescope systems and for other industrial applications..

Intravesical drug delivery methods and devices

An implantable medical device is provided for controlled drug delivery within the bladder, or other body vesicle. The device may include at least one drug reservoir component comprising a drug; and a vesicle retention frame which comprises an elastic wire having a first end, an opposing second end, and an intermediate region therebetween, wherein the drug reservoir component is attached to the intermediate region of the vesicle retention frame.
Massachusetts Institute Of Technology

Intraperitoneal chemotherapy medical devices, kits, and methods

Medical devices useful in the delivery of chemotherapeutic agents, kits and methods are described. An example catheter comprises an elongate member having an elongate member proximal end, an elongate member distal end, and an elongate member main body extending between the elongate member proximal end and the elongate member distal end.
Cook Medical Technologies Llc

Devices and methods for powering a medical device

Devices and methods for powering a medical device for sustained delivery of fluids or continuous monitoring of body analyte are disclosed. The devices may comprise a pumping mechanism, a driving mechanism for activating the pumping mechanism to dispense fluid, and a power source coupled to the driving mechanism and having an energy storage cell for providing a pulsed power to the driving mechanism.
Roche Diabetes Care, Inc.

Connection and alignment detection systems and methods

A medical device includes a first housing portion (fhp) and a second housing portion (shp) configured to be to be movable relative to each other from a first position to operatively engage at a second position to couple at least one of a drive device and a needle-inserting device supported by one of the fhp and the shp to a reservoir supported by the other of the fhp and the shp. Electronic circuitry configured to detect at least one of a first magnetic interaction between a magnet and at least one of a first magnetically attractive material and a first magnet-responsive device and a second magnetic interaction between the magnet and at least one of a second magnetically attractive material and a second magnet-responsive device, and to provide a signal or a change in state in response to detecting at least one of the interactions..
Medtronic Minimed, Inc.

Connection and alignment detection systems and methods

A medical device includes a first housing portion (fhp) and a second housing portion (shp) configured to be to be movable relative to each other from a first position to operatively engage at a second position to couple at least one of a drive device and a needle-inserting device supported by one of the fhp and the shp to a reservoir supported by the other of the fhp and the shp. Electronic circuitry configured to detect at least one of a first magnetic interaction between a magnet and at least one of a first magnetically attractive material and a first magnet-responsive device and a second magnetic interaction between the magnet and at least one of a second magnetically attractive material and a second magnet-responsive device, and to provide a signal or a change in state in response to detecting at least one of the interactions..
Medtronic Minimed, Inc.

Polymer for medical device, medical device material and medical device prepared from the material, and monomer composition for polymer for use in production of medical device

To provide is a polymer having high antithrombogenicity compared to a conventional polymer having a glycerol group and suitable as a medical device material. It is the polymer having a structural unit derived from a glycerol group-containing monomer, and a structural unit derived from an unsaturated monomer having a structure in which an organic group having a structure site having 4 or more carbon atoms continuously bound is bound to an ethylenically unsaturated group; and satisfying a glass-transition temperature of 10° c.
Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.

Implantable medical devices comprising bio-degradable alloys

The invention provides medical devices comprising high-strength alloys which degrade over time in the body of a human or animal, at controlled degradation rates, without generating emboli. In one embodiment the alloy is formed into a bone fixation device such as an anchor, screw, plate, support or rod.
Bio Dg, Inc

Method for providing a hydrogel coating

A method for providing a hydrogel coating on a polymeric substrate of a medical device involves a priming step in which the polymeric substrate is contacted with a priming solution, and a grafting step following the priming step in which the polymeric substrate is contacted with a grafting solution, thereby providing a polymeric substrate of a medical device having a hydrogel coating.. .
Wellinq Medical B.v.

Systems and methods for monitoring a subject's effective use of a self-contained portable positionable oscillating motor array

In some embodiments, a method may include monitoring use of a medical device. The method may include positioning a wearable harness of a medical device on a subject.
International Biophysics Corporation

Treating dysfunctional cardiac tissue

Medical devices, systems, and methods reduce the distance between two points in tissue, often for treatment of congestive heart failure and often in a minimally invasive manner. An anchor is inserted along an insertion path through a first wall of the heart.
Bioventrix, Inc.

Medical device for modification of left atrial appendage and related systems and methods

Devices, methods and systems are provided for occluding an opening within the tissue of a body, such as a left atrial appendage. In one embodiment, a medical device includes an occluder portion and an anchor portion.
Coherex Medical, Inc.

Method for handling an operator command exceeding a medical device state limitation in a medical robotic system

A medical robotic system has a robotic arm holding a medical device, and a control system for controlling movement of the arm according to operator manipulation of an input device. If the medical device is being commanded to a state exceeding a limitation by a threshold amount, then the control system disengages control of the medical device by the input device, servos the arm so that it remains in its current state, servos the input device so that it is set at a position such that a force being applied on the input device remains at its current level, requests the operator to lighten hold of the input device, sets a parameter associated with the input device upon detecting such lightened hold so that the medical device is commanded to a different state that does not exceed the limitation, and reengages control of the medical device by the input device..
Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc.

Medical device for pectus excavatum deformity correction surgery

A pectus excavatum correction apparatus includes two pectus bars each made of a stick plate. Each bracket of the apparatus has a plate shape with a length-direction bent part.

Knotless suture fastener installation system

A knotless suture fastener installation system for securing medical devices such as cardiac implants. The knotless suture fasteners may be spring-biased so as to grip onto sutures passed therethrough.
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation

Repair or refurbishment of limited use medical devices

A powered medical device includes electronic components on a circuit board embedded within the body of a plug for connecting the device with a control apparatus. The medical device may be repaired or refurbished without the need to access the embedded circuit board through the use of a supplemental circuit board installed into the open end of the plug adjacent the plug pins.
Medline Industries, Inc.

In vivo measurement of cell concentrations in fluid near an implanted medical device

To assist diagnosis of a post-operative condition related to an implanted medical device, such as an infection, inflammation, mechanical wear, and hemorrhaging, a monitoring device optically measures a concentration of a selected type of cells in a fluid surrounding the implanted medical device. The monitoring device comprises a light source and light sensor which are selected and calibrated, and placed in a relative spatial orientation with respect to each other, to detect light scattered by the selected type of cell in the fluid..
Def Medical Technologies, Inc.

Collecting gait information for evaluation and control of therapy

A medical device delivers a therapy to a patient. The medical device or another device may periodically determine an activity level or gait parameter of the patient, and associate each determined level or parameter with a current therapy parameter set.
Medtronic, Inc.

Guidance device, capsule medical device guidance system, and guiding capsule medical device

A guidance device includes a processor and a generator for generating a magnetic field to be applied to a magnet in a capsule. The processor: determines whether the capsule is in contact with a boundary of liquid in a subject; and switches between a first mode, a second mode, and a third mode, the first mode causing the generator to generate the magnetic field for shifting from a contact state in which the capsule is in contact with the boundary to a non-contact state in which the capsule is not in contact with the boundary, the second mode causing the generator to generate the magnetic field for keeping the capsule floating in the liquid, the third mode causing the generator to change the magnetic field to shift from the contact state to the non-contact state and acquiring a control condition for the generator when shifting to the non-contact state..
Olympus Corporation

Wireless network transfer

The invention is focused toward enhancing a patient's mobility by providing seamless information/data transfer between medical monitoring devices such as a patient monitor, telemetry hubs, or another mobile monitoring system. The information or data, which are transferred among the medical devices include, but are not limited to, patient demographic information, wireless network, or pairing information.
General Electric Company

Medical device case

This disclosure relates generally to embodiments disclosing a case designed to contain both a smartphone and a medical device, such as an epinephrine auto-injector. The case contains allows both the smartphone and the medical device to remain within the case while the case is being transported.





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