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11/13/2014 > 67 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories.

20140336558 - Arteriovenous access valve system and process: An arteriovenous graft system is described. The arteriovenous graft system includes an arteriovenous graft that is well suited for use during hemodialysis. In order to minimize or prevent arterial steal, at least one valve device is positioned at the arterial end of the arteriovenous graft. In one embodiment, for instance,... Agent:

20140336559 - Endovascular cerebrospinal fluid shunt: An implantable shunt device for draining cerebrospinal fluid from a patient's subarachnoid space. The device includes a shunt having opposed first and second ends. A one-way valve is located at the first end of the shunt. A helical tip is disposed at the second end. The helical tip is constructed... Agent: Tufts Medical Center, Inc.

20140336560 - Externally programmable valve assembly: An externally programmable shunt valve assembly that includes a magnetic rotor that is operable in response to an externally applied magnetic field and configured to increase or decrease the working pressure of the shunt valve assembly in finite increments.... Agent:

20140336561 - Needleless injector systems, and related methods and components: Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to systems and methods for protecting needleless injector units from one or more contaminants. In an embodiment, a needleless injector system includes a needleless injector unit and an auxiliary unit. The needleless injector unit has a nozzle portion and a supply of one or more... Agent: Elwha LLC

20140336562 - Presbyopia treatment by lens alteration: This invention effects a change in the accommodation of the human lens affected by presbyopia through the use of various reducing agents that change accommodative abilities of the human lens, and/or by applying energy to affect a change in the accommodative abilities of the human lens. This invention both prevents... Agent: Encore Health, LLC

20140336563 - Ultrasound and microbubbles in ocular diagnostics and therapies: The present disclosure described methods, systems, and techniques for applying contrast-enhanced ultrasound to locate areas of blockage within retinal vessels and to break up clots that are causing damage. In addition to identifying the damaged area, the researchers anticipate that the initial image may serve as a baseline for monitoring... Agent:

20140336564 - System for reduced scarring of wounds: A system for reduced scarring of wounds; said system comprising: means (1) for creating an enclosed volume (3) over a wound site (2). The system further comprises: means (6, 10, 11, 12) for actively reducing the oxygen concentration within the enclosed volume at the surface of the wound to a... Agent: Hyposkin Aps

20140336566 - Fluid-injection system for medical use in the vascular system of a patient: A system which can be used for injecting liquids as well as gases, and includes at least: one pipe for inputting gas into the system, with a device controlling the pressure of the input gas; a gas-injection device for adjusting a flow of gas to be supplied to a patient,... Agent:

20140336565 - Personal care vaporizer device for the eye area of the face: A Personal Care Vaporizer Device for the Eye Area of the Face. A treatment chamber formed within the device will encircle the user's eyes and surrounding facial area when the device is positioned over the eye area of the face. A soft gel eyemask element provides maximum comfort for the... Agent:

20140336567 - System for surgical insufflation and gas recirculation: A system for insufflation and recirculation of insufflation fluid in a surgical procedure. The system includes a control unit having a fluid pump, a supply conduit, a return fluid conduit and a pressure-controlled valve. The fluid pump is adapted and configured to circulate insufflation fluid through the system. The supply... Agent:

20140336568 - Materials for removal of toxins in sorbent dialysis and methods and systems using same: A sorbent dialysis cartridge is provided for removal of uremic toxins from dialysate wherein the sorbent cartridges can use non-enzymatic urea-binding materials in place of urease. The cartridge can have a first sorbent layer loaded with a polymerizable urea complexing agent and a second sorbent layer loaded with a crosslinker.... Agent:

20140336569 - Device for the trans-anal drainage of stool from the rectum of a patient and/or for the trans-anal application of inflowing liquid through a catheter-like element: A device for emptying stool from the rectum of a patient by means of a shaft body which is introduced into the bowel via the anus and is able to buckle or fold axially and radially, and which is provided with a dumbbell- or hourglass-shaped balloon body for assuring the... Agent:

20140336570 - Infusion pump system: Some embodiments of a portable infusion pump system can be configured to can be configured to adjust the sensitivity of particular detectors or alert systems based (at least in part) on information received from a monitoring device. For example, a glucose monitoring device can communication with an infusion pump assembly... Agent:

20140336571 - Compositions and methods for delivery of hydrophobic active agents: Disclosed herein is a delivery composition for administering a hydrophobic active agent. In one embodiment, a delivery composition for local administration of a hydrophobic active agent to a tissue or organ of a patient is disclosed. In one embodiment, the delivery composition includes a cationic delivery agent, a therapeutically effective... Agent: Surmodics, Inc.

20140336572 - Guiding medical devices and associated methods of manufacturing: A catheter assembly includes an inner liner made of flexible material and an outer layer having a steering mechanism. A catheter assembly is provided that includes an inner liner made of flexible material, and an outer layer having a steering mechanism that includes at least one wire and a corresponding... Agent: St. Jude Medical, Atrial Fibrillation Division, Inc.

20140336573 - Steering actuator for deflectable catheter: Catheter shaft handles and deflection actuators are disclosed. The actuators include at least one pull wire guide wall and a means for anchoring the proximal portion of a pull wire or of a fiber attached to a pull wire. Each actuator is pivotable relative to the catheter handle housing, and... Agent: St. Jude Medical, Atrial Fibrillation Division, Inc.

20140336574 - Double balloon catheter: A catheter including a plurality of balloons extending from the outer surface of the catheter that when inflated create a seal between the catheter and the patient's thereby eliminating leakage of fluids from around catheter during the procedure.... Agent:

20140336575 - Frontal sinus spacer: Substance delivering spacer devices may comprise expandable reservoirs that are implantable in paranasal sinuses and other cavities, openings and passageways of the body to maintain patency and to provide sustained local delivery of a therapeutic or diagnostic substance. Delivery apparatus including elongate tubular members as well as shapeable distal portions... Agent: Acclarent, Inc.

20140336577 - Auto-injector syringe: An automatic injector syringe with a red detector for automatically deploying medicine into a patient's body. The syringe is intended for use by non-medical profession personnel or the patients themselves. A red sensor instructs a microprocessor to inject the medication and retract the syringe upon indication of blood within the... Agent:

20140336576 - Method for reliable intermodule connection in an infusion system: A patient care system is configured for infusing fluid to a patient. The system includes a plurality of modular fluid infusion pumps that each has a connector for connecting to a modular programming unit or to one another. Systems and methods are configured for verifying that the connectors are reliably... Agent: Carefusion 303, Inc.

20140336578 - Auto-injector: Described is an injection device for administering a dose of a medicament (M) comprising a carrier adapted to contain a syringe having a hollow injection needle and a stopper, a drive spring, a plunger adapted to forward load of the drive spring to the stopper, and a noise component adapted... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh

20140336579 - Infusion set with quick connect, self-aligned electrical contacts: A device and method for delivering a therapeutic substance to the body of a mammal are provided. The device includes a pump adapter, a pump, and an infusion set having a distal connector and a proximal connector. The proximal connector and the pump adapter have connecting electrical contacts which can... Agent: Insuline Medical Ltd.

20140336580 - Multi-cartridge fluid delivery device: A fluid delivery device for administering a first medicament and a second medicament includes a first fluid reservoir configured to contain the first medicament and a second fluid reservoir configured to contain the second medicament. The fluid delivery device may include one or more basal drive mechanisms to provide a... Agent: Valeritas, Inc.

20140336581 - Catheter with removable cannula for puncturing a body cavity and cannula for the use with a catheter which can be moved in the cannula: The aim of the present invention is to provide a catheter with a puncturing cannula which may be removed from the catheter without risk of injury for the patient and the nursing staff nor risk of damaging the equipment, and whose tip is protected before as well as after puncturing... Agent: B. Braun Medical Sas

20140336582 - Retractable needle catheter insertion device: A retractable needle catheter insertion device is provided with a cannula and a needle positioned within the cannula to assist with insertion of the cannula. After insertion of the cannula into a patient, the needle can retract into a protective sleeve that contains the needle in order to reduce the... Agent: Medline Industries, Inc.

20140336583 - Catheter assembly: A catheter assembly is disclosed. The catheter assembly comprise a hub assembly (4) comprising a hub (6) and a catheter (2) attached to the hub and a needle retracting device (5) releasably attached to hub assembly which is arranged to project a needle (3) through the catheter to allow catheterization... Agent: Applied Medical Technology Ltd.

20140336584 - Caged floating seal assembly: A seal assembly establishes sealing engagement with a plurality of differently dimensioned instruments passing through a trocar. The seal assembly is a caged seal assembly movably disposed within the trocar and includes at least two seal segments disposable into and out of a sealing orientation relative to the instrument. A... Agent:

20140336585 - Fistula catheter: A fistula catheter in which an intracorporeal fixing part comprises an inner balloon and an outer balloon is disclosed, whereby it is possible to prevent removal from the fistula by means of the inner balloon, even if the outer balloon deflates.... Agent: Covidien Lp

20140336586 - Drug filled delivery assembly: A drug delivery assembly comprises a housing (110), a piston (120) axially displaceable in the housing, and a variable volume reservoir (105) formed by the housing and the piston and containing a fluid first drug. The assembly further comprises an exterior fluid inlet (150) arranged in or configured to be... Agent: Novo Nordisk A/s

20140336587 - Auto-injector: Provided is a cassette unit suitable for use with an auto-injector having an electrically powered drive unit. The cassette unit has a housing defining a cassette unit housing cavity and a needle projection aperture. The housing cavity is arranged for receipt of a syringe suitable for use in the injected... Agent: Ucb Pharma Sa

20140336588 - Auto-injector: Provided is a cassette unit suitable for use with an auto-injector having an electrically powered drive unit. The cassette unit has a housing defining a cassette unit housing cavity and a needle projection aperture. The housing cavity is arranged for receipt of a syringe for injected delivery of a drug... Agent: Ucb Pharma Sa

20140336590 - Autoinjector: Described is an autoinjector comprising a case, a needle shroud slidably arranged in the case, a chassis slidably arranged in the case and rotatably coupled to the needle shroud, an outer plunger selectively engaged to the chassis, an inner plunger selectively engaged to the outer plunger, and a drive spring... Agent:

20140336589 - Injector safety device: A safety member for use with an injection device is disclosed. The safety member includes a blocking ring extending into a housing of the injection device in blocking association with a latch member associated with a trigger mechanism of the injector, in which the blocking ring blocks movement of a... Agent:

20140336591 - Dosing system: The invention concerns a dosing system for adjusting a dose volume of a fluid medium. The dosing system has a longitudinal center axis (1), a dosing sleeve (3) with at least one communication opening (7), a dosing plunger (4), which can move axially in the dosing sleeve (3) between a... Agent: Raumedic Ag

20140336592 - Syringe carrier: Described is a syringe carrier comprising a body adapted to receive a barrel of a syringe. The body includes an annular groove formed in a distal end and adapted to receive a circlip disposed in a circumferential gap between the barrel of the syringe and a needle shield covering a... Agent: Sanifi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh

20140336593 - Drug delivery devices and methods of use thereof: Drug delivery devices are provided that are configured to release drug following passive or active activation of the device protecting the drug contained therein. In one aspect, the device may be configured to release a drug following selective application of light irradiation to the device. In another aspect, the device... Agent:

20140336594 - Guide wire: A guide wire includes an elongated wire body having flexibility; a distal member that covers a distal portion of the wire body and is configured to have a resin material; and a hydrophilic lubricant layer that is formed so as to cover a proximal end of the distal member and... Agent: Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

20140336595 - Peripheral administration of proteins including tgf-beta superfamily members for treatment of systemic disorders and disease: The present invention is directed to methods and compositions for accomplishing systemic delivery of minimally-soluble bioactive agents such as, but not limited to, proteins of the TGF-β superfamily via a peripheral mode of administration. According to the invention, an exemplary bioactive agent is BMP-7. The invention further provides for minimally-invasive... Agent: Stryker Corporation

20140336596 - Dispenser for dispensing pharmaceutical liquids: Dispenser for dispensing pharmaceutical liquid having a housing, a liquid reservoir, arranged within the housing, an exit opening, through which liquid is discharged into a surrounding atmosphere, an outlet channel connecting the liquid reservoir to the exit opening and having an outlet valve, openable in a pressure-dependent manner or actuatable... Agent:

20140336598 - Bodily fluid drainage assembly: A bodily fluid drainage assembly can include a fluid bag and one or more covers. The assembly can include one or more volume indicators from which an approximate volume of a bodily fluid that is retained within the bag can be ascertained. In some arrangements, a cover includes a volume... Agent:

20140336597 - Systems and methods for electrically detecting the presence of exudate in dressings: Systems and methods are provided for sensing fluid in a dressing on a patient and producing an electrical signal. In one instance, a galvanic cell is used as an electronic detection device. The galvanic cell is placed in the dressing and produces voltage when the dressing is substantially saturated. In... Agent:

20140336600 - Method for obtaining sterile human amniotic fluid and uses thereof: Provided herein is a pre-Caesarean method for collecting amniotic fluid from a patient. A needle is inserted into the incision site for the future C-section, which may be under ultrasound guidance, through which the amniotic fluid is drawn under a low level suction and, optionally, gravity to a sterile collection... Agent:

20140336603 - Reduced-pressure, composite manifolds: A reduced-pressure treatment system for treating a wound on a patient includes a composite manifold that may help prevent or minimize injury to a wound edge of the wound being treated with reduced pressure. The composite manifold includes a perimeter manifold member and an inboard manifold member. The perimeter manifold... Agent:

20140336599 - Suction manifold assembly: A suction manifold assembly for a fluid management system comprised of a suction manifold and a mounting member. The suction manifold includes a single outlet port and a plurality of inlet ports, including a removable inlet port having a tissue collection device for collecting excised tissue. The suction manifold assembly... Agent: Thermedx, LLC

20140336602 - System for treating a wound with suction and method of detecting a loss of suction: A system for applying suction to a wound is provided, including a suction source for providing suction to a conduit operatively associated with the wound to communicate suction to the wound, a vent in fluid communication with the conduit to provide a reference airflow into the conduit when the system... Agent:

20140336601 - Systems and methods for treating a tissue site with reduced pressure involving a reduced-pressure interface having a cutting element: Systems and methods for a reduced-pressure interface for providing reduced pressure through a sealing member to a distribution manifold includes a housing having a flange portion and a cavity wall portion such that the cavity wall portion forms a cavity having a tissue-facing cavity opening. A conduit port is coupled... Agent: Kci Licensing, Inc.

20140336604 - Devices and methods for treating accidental bowel leakage: Described here are body liners and methods for treating accidental bowel leakage using one or more body liners. The body liners may be formed from one or more liner layers and in some instances may comprise one or more adhesive regions to connect the body liners to the skin of... Agent: Butterfly Health, Inc.

20140336606 - Absorbent article with dual core: An absorbent article. The absorbent article includes a topsheet having a body contacting surface, a backsheet joined to said topsheet, and an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, wherein the absorbent core has an upper layer and a lower layer. The lower layer has two density zones.... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company

20140336605 - Apertured nonwoven materials and methods for forming the same: The present disclosure is generally directed, in part, to a selectively apertured nonwoven material forming a portion of a disposable absorbent article. The nonwoven material comprises a layer of bicomponent fibers, and a plurality of apertures formed in the layer of bicomponent fibers. Each aperture has a major axis and... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company

20140336607 - Method of treating a web using an apparatus having a center bearer ring: A method of treating a web includes directing the web toward an apparatus having a first roller and a second roller together defining a nip. The first roller is rotated in a first direction and includes two ends, a length extending between the two ends, a raised area adapted to... Agent:

20140336608 - Three-dimensional sheet material and absorbent articles including such material: The present application discloses and claims a three-dimensional sheet material and an absorbent article which utilizes the sheet material within the article. The three-dimensional sheet material is designed to minimize the contact area on one side of the material thereby making it useful for various applications including a body contacting... Agent:

20140336609 - Moisture barrier for clothing: A Moisture Barrier for Clothing includes a pad having an upper layer made from a soft woven material, such as cotton, an intermediate absorbent layer, a moisture barrier layer, and an adhesive layer. The Moisture Barrier for Clothing is oval in shape, accommodating its length and width, depending upon the... Agent:

20140336611 - Catheter sheath and tip: A method and apparatus for diverting the path of an object moving within a catheter sheath so that the object exits the catheter sheath at an angle greater than 0° and less than 90° is disclosed. The subject matter of this application more specifically pertains to catheter sheaths and catheter... Agent:

20140336612 - Inflatable system for enteral feeding device: Systems and methods of providing an enteral feeding device within a human body, e.g., the stomach, via a stoma are disclosed. One or more systems may comprise a tube having distal and proximal ends, and a lumen extending therebetween, the lumen in communication with an inflatable member and an inflation... Agent: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

20140336613 - Infusion-tube clamp for an infusion pump, and a method for using said infusion-tube clamp: The invention relates to an infusion tube clamp for being inserted in an infusion pump comprising a base member having an infusion pump receiving area, a first clamping leg, and a second clamping leg for squeezing an infusion tube, wherein the two clamping legs are swivel-connected to each other at... Agent: B. Braun Melsungen Ag

20140336610 - Methods and devices for point of use mixing of pharmaceutical formulations: Methods and devices for delivering variable amounts of a drug formulation directly from a drug delivery device without requiring point of use reconstitution as a separate mixing step are described herein. These methods and devices increase the convenience, speed and simplicity of administration of drug formulations. The devices mix two... Agent:

20140336614 - Drug delivery device and methods therefor: A drug delivery device for delivery of medicament having a delivery pump system and a cartridge system, the delivery pump system operating electromagnetically by driving two disk magnets that are housed within pump body inserts of the cartridge system. The displacement of the magnets and an elastomer membrane placed between... Agent: Picolife Technologies, LLC

20140336616 - Delivery device: A device for delivery of a measured or predetermined dose of an active agent to a dermal or mucosal surface comprising: a) a deformable chamber comprising at least one dome-shaped member defining a reservoir for an active agent; and b) a porated disc.... Agent:

20140336615 - Systems and methods for injecting cellular fluids: A system includes at least one pressurizing mechanism, a fluid path adapted to be placed in operative connection with the pressurizing mechanism to deliver an injectate to a patient, wherein the injectate includes cells, a control system operably associated with the at least one pressurizing mechanism; and at least one... Agent:

20140336617 - System, method, and kit for providing the diameter of a balloon during treatment: Medical systems are described herein. More particularly, the disclosure relates to medical systems, methods, and kits useful in providing the diameter of a balloon during the performance of a procedure. An exemplary medical system comprises a balloon catheter, an inflation device, and a measuring device having one or more indicia.... Agent: Cook Medical Technologies LLC

20140336619 - Ophthalmic shunt and method: An ophthalmic shunt includes a seal or septum through which multiple injections of the therapeutic agent can be made as needed, thereby avoiding repeated injury to the sclera. The therapeutic agent is temporarily carried in a tube connected to the septum. The therapeutic agent release may be rapid or sustained... Agent: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.

20140336618 - Spray ejector mechanisms and devices providing charge isolation and controllable droplet charge, and low dosage volume ophthalmic administration: The present disclosure relates to ejector mechanisms and devices for generating a directed stream of droplets, as well as improved methods for delivering an ejected stream of droplets to a target. The device and methods may be useful for the delivery of fluid for ophthalmic, topical, oral, nasal, or pulmonary... Agent: Corinthian Ophthalmic, Inc.

20140336620 - Medical devices with a slotted tubular member having improved stress distribution: Medical devices and methods for making and using the same. A medical device may include an elongate tubular member. The tubular member may include a first circumferential tube segment, a second circumferential tube segment disposed next to the first circumferential tube segment, and a third circumferential tube segment disposed next... Agent:

20140336621 - Catheter with composite stiffener: A catheter comprising an elongate tubular member having a proximal end, a distal end, and a passageway defining a lumen extending between the proximal and distal ends. The elongate tubular member comprises a relatively stiff proximal section and a relatively flexible distal section. The proximal section includes an inner tubular... Agent:

20140336623 - Data communication with interventional instruments: The invention relates to a data communication system (100) and a method that can particularly be applied for communicating data from a medical instrument like a catheter or a guide-wire via a high-speedlink (101). The system (100) comprises (in-vivo) a slave component (150) with a controllable slave clock (153) and... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.

20140336622 - Guide wire: A guide wire includes an elongated wire body exhibiting flexibility, a distal side coating layer that covers a distal portion of the wire body and is made of a resin material, and a tubular member through which the wire body passes and possessing a distal portion positioned in the vicinity... Agent:

20140336624 - Retention drainage catheter: A multi-lumen catheter, for insertion into and draining a body cavity, that mitigates the risk of obstruction of the drainage ports and drainage lumen of the catheter, reduces the detrimental effects caused by the suction forces of the drainage ports on the body cavity being drained, and reduces the risk... Agent:

  
11/06/2014 > 65 patent applications in 45 patent subcategories.

20140330193 - Acoustic access disconnection systems and methods: An access disconnection system includes: an arterial line; a venous line; a transmitter configured to transmit a sound wave in one of the arterial and venous lines when connected to a patient; a receiver configured to receive the sound wave from the other of the arterial and venous lines when... Agent:

20140330194 - Drug delivery device and method: Many people need vascular access for procedures such as hemodialysis. It is desirable that this access remain open or patent for the entire duration of the course of treatments. A drug delivery device and methods of using the device are introduced that delivery drug to venous anastomosis of a synthetic... Agent:

20140330195 - Compositions and methods for controlling neuronal excitation: Embodiments of the technology described herein relate, at least in part, to methods of modulating the activity of a neuron by contacting the neuron with a photo-sensitive TrpA1 agonist and then illuminating the neuron with electromagnetic radiation. Also described herein are photo-sensitive TrpA1 agonists.... Agent: The General Hospital Corporation

20140330196 - Apparatus for stimulating hair growth and/or preventing hair loss: A device to stimulate a scalp comprising an array of stimulating elements adapted to pierce the skin of the scalp no deeper than a thickness of a dermis, wherein the stimulating elements are arranged along a circumference of at least one wheel and the wheel is adapted to roll over... Agent:

20140330197 - Device and method for cooling a patient: A device is provided for cooling intra nasally the brain of a patient, in particular of a patient suffering from cardiovascular emergency. The device comprises a pressurized gas container for containing a gas or a mixture of gases, and at least one cannula with a lumen, a proximal opening and... Agent:

20140330198 - Microneedle device having a peptide therapeutic agent and an amino acid, methods of making and using the same: A medical device including an array of microneedles and a coating disposed on or within the microneedles and a method of making such a device are disclosed. The coating includes a peptide therapeutic agent and an amino acid. A method of stabilizing a peptide therapeutic agent with an amino acid... Agent:

20140330199 - Pharmaceutical injection device: The pharmaceutical injection device comprises a syringe mounting portion configured to mount thereon a syringe containing a drug, the syringe including at a front end side thereof an injection needle mounting portion on which an injection needle is mounted and a gasket at a rear end side thereof, a plunger... Agent:

20140330200 - Breast pump: A breast pump for collecting breast milk having a funnel intended to receive the breast, a housing and a device for producing a negative pressure. The funnel consists of a flexible material and extends into the housing. The device for producing a negative pressure has at least one body that... Agent:

20140330201 - Deflectable catheter shaft section, catheter incorporating same, and method of manufacturing same: A deflectable catheter shaft section is disclosed comprising an elongated body extending along a longitudinal axis and comprising a distal end and a proximal end; and a plurality of lumens extending along the longitudinal axis of the elongated body, wherein at least one of the lumens is abutting at least... Agent:

20140330202 - Medical device balloons with improved strength properties and processes for producing same: A tubular parison for forming a medical device balloon. The parison is formed of a polymeric material, for instance a thermoplastic elastomer. The parison has an elongation at break which is not more than 80% of the elongation of the bulk polymeric material. The elongation of the parison is controlled... Agent: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.

20140330203 - Auto-injector: Provided is a cassette unit suitable for use with an auto-injector having an electrically powered drive unit. The cassette unit has a housing defining a cassette unit housing cavity and a needle projection aperture. The cassette unit housing cavity is arranged for receipt of a syringe. The syringe has a... Agent: Ucb Pharma Sa

20140330204 - Gas syringe filling device and methods for making and using them: Systems and methods are provided for filling syringes, e.g., for use during pneumatic retinopexy or other medical procedures. In one embodiment, the system includes a housing carrying a gas canister including an outlet communicating with a fluid path extending from the outlet to a syringe cavity. A syringe includes a... Agent: Altaviz, LLC

20140330205 - Intelligent infusion pump: An intelligent infusion pump includes a housing; a control circuit board; an input and display device; and a support base mounted on the housing to support a dropping bottle. The housing has an air cleaning device that communicates with an air inlet of an air pump of a motor pump... Agent:

20140330206 - Medical device for delivering at least one fluid from a medical device: The invention relates to a medical device and a method for delivering at least one fluid from a medical device. More particularly, the present patent application relates to medical devices for delivering at least one, in particular two drug agents from separate reservoirs. The technical problem of preventing after-dripping and... Agent:

20140330207 - Auto-injector: Provided is a cassette unit suitable for use with an auto-injector having an electrically powered drive unit. The cassette unit has a housing defining a cassette unit housing cavity and a needle projection aperture. The cassette unit housing cavity is arranged for receipt of a syringe suitable for use in... Agent: Ucb Pharma Sa

20140330208 - Systems and methods for implanting a medical electrical lead: Devices and implantation methods utilizing subcutaneous placement into a patient are disclosed for the insertion, advancement and positioning of a subcutaneous implantable medical device (SIMD) such as a medical electrical lead. The device for implanting the SIMD is configured having a pre-biased distal curve for creating a pathway to an... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.

20140330209 - Microneedle array applicator device and method of array application: An applicator device including a housing, an impactor for impacting a microneedle array and accelerating the microneedle array toward the target site, wherein the impactor is capable of moving along an arcuate path to move the microneedle array toward the target site. Also, an applicator device including a housing, a... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20140330210 - Device for delivery of a substance: A device for delivering a substance in situ in a body comprising at least one permeable expandable container having a first dimension and a second dimension and having contained therein the substance to be delivered; and at least one expandable particle comprising a swellable material contained within the container and... Agent:

20140330211 - Engagement and delivery catheter systems: A system for engaging heart tissue includes an engagement catheter defining a first lumen therethrough and having a suction port at or near a distal end and a vacuum port at or near a proximal end, a delivery catheter defining a delivery catheter lumen therethrough and configured for slidable insertion... Agent:

20140330212 - Magnetic time delay indicator and an injection device incorporating such: The present invention relates to a time delay indicator (1) for an injection device for administering a drug into the body of a subject user wherein the time delay indicator is configured for indicating after administration that a dose of the drug actually has been administered and for maintaining this... Agent: Novo Nordisk A/s

20140330213 - Syringe carrier: Described is a syringe carrier comprising a body adapted to receive a barrel of a syringe. The body includes a longitudinal slot and a distal end having resilient distal clamps with shoulder sections. The shoulder sections are adapted to engage a circumferential gap between the barrel of the syringe and... Agent:

20140330214 - Medicament delivery device: An injection device includes a housing; a container holder configured for accommodating a medicament container and having a needle attached to one end thereof and a stopper sealingly and slidably arranged inside the medicament container at the other end thereof; a drive unit, including a plunger rod, a plunger driver,... Agent: Shl Group Ab

20140330215 - Pharmaceutical syringe unit and pharmaceutical injection device: The pharmaceutical syringe unit includes a cylindrical syringe cover having at one end side thereof a needle mount for an injection needle and a piston-inserting portion at the other end side, and a pharmaceutical syringe configured to be loaded in the syringe cover. The syringe cover includes, on an outer... Agent: Panasonic Healthcare Co., Ltd.

20140330216 - Plunger-driven auto-injectors: Plunger sub-assemblies for automatic injectors include a plunger outer having one or more engagement prongs, a plunger inner having one or more engagement slots which correspond with the engagement prongs of the plunger outer, and a retraction biasing member. The retraction biasing member is retained in a first energized state... Agent:

20140330217 - Retractable syringe needle: A retractable needle is provided for a syringe comprising a barrel and a plunger that comprises a portion capable of engaging the retractable needle for retraction. The retractable needle comprises a cannula, a needle body having a plunger-engaging member, at least one aperture and an which is in fluid communication... Agent:

20140330218 - Protective device for an injection needle: A protective device for an injection or infusion needle is provided comprising a needle hub at the proximal end of the needle, on whose shaft a protective member for the needle tip is displaceable, the protective member having an engaging section which engages with the needle shaft to prevent the... Agent: B. Braun Melsungen Ag

20140330220 - Multi-lumen catheter with separate distal tips: A multi-lumen catheter including a generally cylindrical body enclosing a first and second lumen separated by a generally planar septum. A first and second tip section extend from a distal end of the body. The first and second tip section may each include a generally planar surface. The second tip... Agent:

20140330219 - Release device for releasing a medical implant from an insertion device, and also insertion device comprising a release device: A release device (100, 100a) for releasing a medical implant (105) from an insertion device (110), with which the implant (105) can be released by a relative movement between a first and a second insertion element (92, 94), the release device having a body (10, 10a) with a proximal end... Agent: Biotronik Ag

20140330221 - Hemostatic device and method: A hemostatic tablet preferably including potassium ferrate and a cation ion exchange resin pressure formed into a tablet for delivery to a bleeding wound. The tablet improves the rate of adhesion to a bleeding wound surface, and allows a significantly greater and more uniform pressure to be exerted by manual... Agent:

20140330223 - Transdermal therapeutic system for administering fentanyl or an analogue thereof: According to the invention a transdermal therapeutic system for administering fentanyl or an analogue thereof through the skin is provided that has a pressure-sensitive adhesive matrix layer containing a mixture of two polyisobutylenes with specific storage moduli.... Agent:

20140330222 - Wound and therapy compress and dressing: An article for therapy and treatment of at least one eye. The article includes a backing for application to the at least one eye. The backing includes at least one receiver positioned to align with the at least one eye. The article also includes at least one pod that is... Agent: Bruder Healthcare Company

20140330225 - Apparatus for topical negative pressure therapy: Apparatus and a method for the provision of TNP therapy to a wound are described, the apparatus comprising: a sealing membrane (504) for covering a wound to form a wound cavity (500); one end of an aspirant conduit (522) operably associated with the wound cavity, vacuum means (524) provided at... Agent: Smith & Nephew PLC

20140330224 - Apparatuses and methods for negative pressure wound therapy: Disclosed herein are several embodiments of a negative pressure appliance and methods of using the same in the treatment of wounds. Some embodiments are directed to improved fluidic connectors or suction adapters for connecting to a wound site, for example using softer, kink-free conformable suction adapters.... Agent: Smith & Nephew, Inc.

20140330226 - Combination sis and vacuum bandage and method: A wound care bandage for treating a wound is provided. The bandage includes an SIS layer to be placed on the wound surface and a cover to placed over the wound. The bandage further includes a structure to provide a vacuum space. A method for promoting wound healing is further... Agent: Kci Medical Resources

20140330227 - Delivery-and-fluid-storage bridges for use with reduced-pressure systems: Systems, methods, and apparatuses are presented that facilitate the provision of reduced pressure to a tissue site by using a delivery-and-fluid-storage bridge, which separates liquids and gases and provides a flow path for reduced pressure. In one instance, a delivery-and-fluid-storage bridge includes a delivery manifold for delivering reduced pressure to... Agent:

20140330228 - Method and apparatus for treatment of pleural effusion: A device for the drainage of a pleural effusion through an operatively engaged chest tube in the chest wall. The device employs a check valve situated between a vacuum source communicating with the chest tube to prevent reversal of the fluid flow out of the patient's body and possible contamination.... Agent:

20140330229 - Discharge solidifier and malodour control: An ostomy bag insert (104) comprising a polyacrylate superabsorbent (300) and a powdered zeolite (301). The ostomy bag insert is configured to absorb fluids excreted by the body and to control odours resultant from the excreted matter within the ostomy bag (100). The present zeolite exhibits enhanced odour control.... Agent: Convatec Ltd.

20140330230 - Silicone urisheath with integrated adhesive: Using an oxidative process it is made possible to apply an adhesive material to silicone. The process is controlled, allowing selective oxidative treatment to a silicone structure enabling treatment to the inside of a tubular structure.... Agent:

20140330231 - Female sanitary and incontinence towels, gauze/bandages and surgical dressings for treating wounds based on tourmaline: A surgical use, healing, and personal hygiene devices, in which, among other components, includes: a first layer of bamboo fibers or organic cotton, adapted to stay in contact with the skin of a user; a layer of non-woven fabric having in a central place an element made of polypropylene and... Agent:

20140330232 - Absorbent articles comprising stretch laminates: An absorbent article includes a chassis comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, and an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, and at least one elastically elongatable panel joined to the chassis. The elastically elongatable panel includes a stretch laminate that has at least one cover layer, an elastomeric... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company

20140330233 - Absorbent articles comprising stretch laminates: An absorbent article includes a chassis comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, and an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, and at least one elastically elongatable panel joined to the chassis. The elastically elongatable panel includes a stretch laminate that has at least one cover layer, an elastomeric... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company

20140330234 - Absorbent articles comprising stretch laminates: An absorbent article includes a chassis comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, and an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, and at least one elastically elongatable panel joined to the chassis. The elastically elongatable panel includes a stretch laminate that has at least one cover layer and a... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company

20140330235 - Super soft foams: Super-soft foam materials, optionally for use as medical dressings, are provided. The pads are made of a foam prepared from NCO-terminated prepolymers in combination with an aqueous phase including fatty alcohols and alkyl polysaccharides. The foam may optionally contain at least one medicinal agent.... Agent:

20140330236 - Absorbent articles comprising stretch laminates: An absorbent article includes a chassis comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, and an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, and at least one elastically elongatable panel joined to the chassis. The elastically elongatable panel includes a stretch laminate that has at least one cover layer and an... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company

20140330237 - Absorbent articles comprising stretch laminates: An absorbent article includes a chassis comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, and an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, and at least one elastically elongatable panel joined to the chassis. The elastically elongatable panel includes a stretch laminate that has at least one cover layer and an... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company

20140330238 - Absorbent articles comprising stretch laminates: An absorbent article includes a chassis comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, and an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, and at least one elastically elongatable panel joined to the chassis. The elastically elongatable panel includes a stretch laminate that has at least one cover layer and a... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company

20140330239 - Disposable diaper: A disposable diaper includes: a first inflected unit formed in an absorber and extending along a product widthwise direction; a second inflected unit formed in the absorber, extending along the product widthwise direction, and positioned towards a rear waistline unit from the first inflected unit; and a crotch unit formed... Agent:

20140330242 - Catheter with formed guide wire ramp: A rapid exchange catheter comprises a guide wire lumen including a substantially sealed portion in which a lumen wall extends around an entire periphery thereof and a channel portion including a channel opening the lumen to an exterior of the catheter, wherein a width of the channel is less than... Agent:

20140330241 - Infusion system with rapid access to code medication information: The subject matter described herein relates to a provision of rapid access to one or more medications relevant for treating a patient-related code event of a patient. A user interface device can concurrently display medications available in a hospital and a code medications button. When the user interface device receives... Agent: Carefusion 303, Inc.

20140330243 - Pen-type drug injection device with controller and time lock-out mechanism its drive: The present invention relates to a drive mechanism for a drug delivery device, comprising: a piston rod to operably engage with a piston of a cartridge to displace the piston in a distal direction during a dose dispensing action, at least one actuation member mechanically coupled with the piston rod... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh

20140330240 - Sensing a status of an infuser based on sensing motor control and power input: A status of a battery operated infuser may be detected by measuring a controlled input parameter. The measurement may be used to determine a magnitude of the input parameter and a parameter of the control. For example, control of power input to a motor may be by pulse density modulation.... Agent:

20140330245 - Delivery of a therapeutic agent via intermittent infusion: There is provided a method of reducing or preventing catheter reflux during infusion of a therapeutic agent into a brain of a subject comprising administering the therapeutic agent to a target area of the brain by intermittent infusion at a predetermined interval. There is provided a method of treating a... Agent:

20140330244 - Implantable device for manipulating immune cells: Systems, devices, methods, and compositions are disclosed which include an actively-controllable implantable device configured to, for example, capture and/or release biochemical and/or biological cells in a subject.... Agent:

20140330246 - Intrauterine fetal growth restriction - the biochemical rationale of treatment modalities including extraperitoneal transamniotic fetal supplements: Intrauterine fetal growth restriction (IUGR) is an affliction of a disparaging spectrum, placental insufficiency being the major inciting pathology. The resultant fetal hypoglycemia is alleviated by intravenous hypertonic D-glucose 25-50% maternal supplements, by improving the Vmax of placental transfer for D-glucose, in accordance with Michaelis-Menten model of substrate transfer. Fetal... Agent:

20140330249 - Apparatus and method for controlled depth of injection into myocardial tissue: An injector for delivering an injectate into the myocardium of the heart may be implemented as a catheter or a handheld unit. The injector includes a body, a stabilizer secured to a distal end of the body, and a needle that may be controllably advanced from the distal end of... Agent: Henry Ford Health System

20140330247 - Systems and methods for anchoring medical devices: Some embodiments of a medical device anchor system include an anchor device that secures a medical instrument (such as a catheter or the like) in place relative to a skin penetration point using subcutaneous anchors. In some implementations, the medical instrument can be coupled to the anchor device using a... Agent: Interrad Medical, Inc.

20140330248 - Systems and methods for implanting a medical electrical lead: Implant tools and techniques for implantation of a medical lead, catheter or other implantable component are provided. The implant tools and techniques are particularly useful in implanting medical electrical leads in implant locations such as substernal spaces or subcutaneous locations. The implant tools include a sheath coupled to a sealing... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.

20140330250 - Bi-directional perfusion cannula: A bi-directional perfusion cannula is provided that includes an elongate tube for insertion into an artery. The elongate tube has a first aperture at a distal end of the tube which is forward during insertion and configured so that blood can flow into the artery in the direction of insertion,... Agent:

20140330251 - Dual bend radii steering catheter: A bi-directional steerable catheter that, for a given tip deflection angle, generates a first articulation radius in a first lateral direction and a second articulation radius in a second lateral direction, the second articulation radius being different than the first articulation radius. The catheter includes two pull wire portions that... Agent:

20140330252 - Biomatrix structural containment and fixation systems and methods of use thereof: The containment and fixation system of the present invention generally includes a biomatrix sleeve, biomatrix particles or combinations thereof made of a biomatrix material. The biomatrix material is comprised of one or more biocompatible proteins and one or more biocompatible solvents. The biomatrix material utilized in the sleeve and/or particles... Agent:

20140330253 - Tube for being introduced into an object: The application relates to a tube for being introduced into an object. The tube (1), which is preferentially a catheter, comprises a tube-like braid (2) made from electrically conductive strands (3), wherein ends (4) of the strands (3) are staggered in the longitudinal direction of the tube (1). Since the... Agent:

20140330254 - Channel separation device and related method thereof: A device, and method for using and manufacturing that device, to prevent accidental disruption of a channel placed inside a subject. The device is placed external to the patient, in-line with the channel, and it is designed to separate when a desired tractive force is applied to a portion of... Agent: University Of Virginia Patent Foundation

20140330255 - Disposable male catheter system: A disposable male catheter system includes a catheter to be inserted into the urethra of the penis. The catheter has a proximal end to discharge urine into a bag, a distal end to be inserted into the bladder and holes formed in the distal end to receive urine. A sleeve... Agent:

20140330256 - Implantable device for manipulating immune cells: Systems, devices, methods, and compositions are disclosed which include an actively-controllable implantable device configured to, for example, capture and/or release biochemical and/or biological cells in a subject.... Agent:

20140330257 - Implantable device for manipulating immune cells: Systems, devices, methods, and compositions are disclosed which include an actively-controllable implantable device configured to, for example, capture and/or release biochemical and/or biological cells in a subject.... Agent:

  
10/30/2014 > 86 patent applications in 52 patent subcategories.

20140323942 - Fuzzy logic: The described system and method for blood treatment are configured to detect at least two hemodynamic parameters, for example the blood pressure and the relative blood volume, during the blood treatment. At least two fuzzy modules receive measuring values of the hemodynamic parameters as input variables, wherein the output signals... Agent: B. Braun Avitum Ag

20140323943 - Dialysis device and method for the operation thereof: A dialysis device according to the invention includes a hemodialyzer which is connectable to the blood circulation of a patient, a plasma storage device for temporary storage of blood plasma of the patient and a supply device for supplying blood plasma stored in the plasma storage device into the blood... Agent:

20140323945 - Device for treatment of glaucoma and prevention of sub-scleral fibrosis and blockage: A device for treatment of glaucoma and prevention of sub-scleral fibrosis and blockage. This invention relates to a device for treatment of glaucoma comprising of a circular patch (1) with a plurality of holes wherein the patch is made of biocompatible material. Further, this invention also relates to a device... Agent:

20140323944 - Methods and apparatus for delivering ocular implants into the eye: A method of deploying an ocular implant into Schlemm's canal of a human eye including the following steps: inserting a distal tip of a delivery tool within an anterior chamber of the eye through trabecular meshwork of the eye into Schlemm's canal of the eye; and advancing an ocular implant... Agent:

20140323947 - Device for delivering medicines by transpalpebral electrophoresis: The invention concerns a device for ocular application of an active principle (1) comprising a main electrode (2) including an insulating layer, an adhesive layer designed to bind the insulating layer to a conductive layer, characterized in that the main electrode comprises a zone (21, 22) designed to be urged... Agent:

20140323948 - Microelectrode and multiple microelectrodes: A medical microelectrode includes an elongate electrode body including a tip section, a main body section and, optionally, a coupling section. The tip section, the main body section and, optionally, the coupling section are embedded in a first electrode matrix element, which is substantially rigid, biocompatible and soluble or biodegradable... Agent: Neuronano Ab

20140323946 - Phosphors and scintillators for light stimulation within a medium: A system and method for light stimulation within a medium. The system has a reduced-voltage x-ray source configured to generate x-rays from a peak applied cathode voltage at or below 105 kVp, and a plurality of energy-emitting particles in the medium which, upon radiation from the x-ray source, radiate at... Agent: Immunolight, LLC

20140323950 - Skin lightener in phototherapy: The invention relates, inter alia, to melanin synthesis inhibitors for use in treating skin illnesses, wherein the skin is additionally irradiated with an artificial radiation source. The invention further relates to cosmetic treatments.... Agent:

20140323949 - Wound care method and system with one or both of vacuum-light therapy and thermally augmented oxygenation: A combination therapy pad that includes a first layer and a second layer operatively coupled to the first layer. A fiber-optic array is disposed between the first layer and the second layer. A third layer is operatively coupled to the first layer. The third layer includes a vacuum tube in... Agent: Thermotek, Inc.

20140323951 - Devices for delivering substances through an extra-anatomic opening created in an airway: Devices and methods for delivering substances to lung tissue through an extra-anatomic passage created in an airway.... Agent: Broncus Medical Inc.

20140323952 - Methods for prostatectomy: The present invention provides for methods of reducing nerve damage associated with prostatectomy. In one embodiment, a method of reducing nerve damage associated with prostatectomy in a human subject includes the steps of infiltrating a phenylephrine containing solution into the prostate and/or regions adjacent to the prostate and performing a... Agent:

20140323954 - Medical treatment system and methods using a plurality of fluid lines: A medical treatment system, such as peritoneal dialysis system, may include control and other features to enhance patient comfort and ease of use. For example, a peritoneal dialysis system may include patient line state detector for detecting whether a patient line is primed before it is to be connected to... Agent: Deka Products Limited Partnership

20140323953 - Partial venting system for occlusion surge mitigation: A surgical system comprises a hand piece, an irrigation conduit in fluid communication with the hand piece to carry fluid toward a surgical site, an aspiration conduit in fluid communication with the hand piece to carry fluid away from the surgical site, a pump interfacing with the aspiration conduit, the... Agent: Alcon Research, Ltd.

20140323956 - Recombinant adeno-associated virus delivery of alpha-sarcoglycan polynucleotides: The present invention relates to recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) delivery of an alpha-sarcoglycan gene. The invention provides rAAV products and methods of using the rAAV in the treatment of limb girdle muscular dystrophies such as LGMD2D.... Agent:

20140323955 - Systems and methods for removing ingested material from a stomach: When a patient is fitted with an external gastrostomy connection to the stomach, ingested food can be removed through the gastrostomy connection using a pump-based or siphon-based system to achieve weight loss. The process of removing ingested food can be improved by alternating the infusion of liquid into the stomach... Agent:

20140323957 - Disposable wearable insulin dispensing device, a combination of such a device and a programming controller and a method of controlling the operation of such a device: A wearable insulin dispensing device has features and operation characteristics supporting and easing compliance by the users of the device. For example, the device may provide capabilities of rendering a very specific and well-tuned dosage which may be altered according to the specific development of the individual user.... Agent:

20140323958 - Implantable system enabling responsive therapy for pain: An implantable neurostimulator system for treating pain includes scheduled and responsive therapy capabilities including responsive stimulation applied to the brain and peripheral sections of the nervous system. Methods for treating chronic nociceptive, neuropathic, and psychogenic pain employ an inventive system to advantageously reduce multiple symptoms and components of pain and... Agent:

20140323961 - Infusion pump incorporating information from personal information manager devices: This document discusses, among other things, an apparatus comprising a pump configured to deliver a fluid, a wireless communication port and a controller. The controller is configured to communicate with a separate device via the communication port to receive information relating to a calendar event stored on an interactive calendar... Agent:

20140323960 - Method and system for providing data communication in continuous glucose monitoring and management system: Method and system for providing data monitoring and management including RF communication link over which a transmitter and a receiver is configured to communicate, the transmitter configured to periodically transmit a data packet associated with a detected analyte level received from an analyte sensor, and the receiver configured to identify... Agent: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.

20140323959 - Safety limits for closed-loop infusion pump control: A system and process for providing safety limits on the delivery of an infusion formulation by an infusion pump system in response to a sensed biological state. The safety limits may comprise user-initiated event signals corresponding to events that may significantly affect the biological state. The safety limits may further... Agent:

20140323962 - Breast shield for a breast pump: A shield for a breast pump is disclosed. It comprises a resilient, flexible insert configured to receive a user's breast, and an adjuster operable by a user to alter the shape of the insert.... Agent:

20140323963 - Mixing pen needle: An injection device is provided with dual medicament chambers and a mixing pen needle assembly, whereby predetermined dosages of two medicaments can be provided to a mixing reservoir in the pen needle assembly and delivered simultaneously with the injection device.... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company

20140323964 - Steerable catheters and methods for making them: Catheters, sheaths, or other tubular devices are provided that include a proximal end, a distal end sized for introduction into a patient's body, and a steerable distal portion. The tubular device includes a primary lumen extending between the proximal and distal ends; an auxiliary lumen adjacent the primary lumen; and... Agent:

20140323965 - Medical device system and method for pushability: Medical device system comprising a catheter including an elongate tubular member having an inner wall surface defining a lumen extending longitudinally through at least a portion of the tubular member. The medical device also includes an inner stop extending inwardly from the inner wall surface of the tubular member at... Agent: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.

20140323966 - Gastric jejunal tube with an enlarged jejunal lumen: The present disclosure describes a gastric jejunal tube having a gastric lumen and a jejunal lumen that run the length of the tube. The cross-sectional sizes of the lumens change from above to below the most distal gastric port. A method of making the gastric jejunal tube is also described.... Agent: Kimberly-clark Worldwide, Inc.

20140323967 - Waterproof chest catheter protector sheath: A single piece, single cavity, reusable waterproof catheter cover having an elongated body closed at the bottom end with a catheter entry opening to the cavity (C) surrounded by a flange (A) at the opposite top end. When the wrapped or unwrapped catheter and the catheter's entry port into the... Agent:

20140323968 - Materials, electronic systems and modes for active and passive transience: The invention provides transient devices, including active and passive devices that electrically and/or physically transform upon application of at least one internal and/or external stimulus. Materials, modeling tools, manufacturing approaches, device designs and system level embodiments of transient electronics are provided.... Agent: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Illinois

20140323969 - Temperature changing intracorporeal fluid delivery system: An intracorporeal temperature changing intracorporeal fluid delivery device is described that includes an outer shell forming an internal enclosure comprises at least one heat generation layer and a heater activation system. In one embodiment, the invention is a intracorporeal fluid delivery device, such as an intravenous fluid device. As such... Agent: Forever Young International

20140323970 - Compact non-electric medicament infuser: An assembly is provided which includes an infusion device coupled to a standard medication syringe. The medication syringe may be coupled to a stopcock valve having multiple ports and to which syringes, vial adapters, infusion tubing, and multiple other items may be coupled. The infusion device includes a source of... Agent:

20140323971 - Syringe pump and drive system thereof: Disclosed is a drive system of a syringe pump, comprising: an outer sleeve (11) having an inner wall provided with a resistive sheet slot and a conductive sheet slot, both of which slot extending axially; a resistive sheet (12) provided in the resistive sheet slot and a conductive sheet (13)... Agent:

20140323972 - Anchor sleeve for implantable lead: An anchor sleeve for securing a therapy delivery element, such as a stimulation lead or catheter, within a living body, that includes an inner sleeve with pre-formed locations of weakness that facilitate localized deformation. The anchor includes a deformable outer sleeve with a primary lumen extending along an axis. The... Agent:

20140323973 - Disposable single dosage sterile saline nasal spray system: Pure sodium chloride is dissolved in sterile distilled water to form a sterile pure saline solution. A hermetically sealed disposable spray container holds a single measured dosage of the solution for fully rinsing and cleansing a nasal passageway. The measured dosage is sufficient for rinsing and cleansing the nasal passage... Agent:

20140323974 - Injection pen with mechanical dose display comprising large ciphers: The present invention relates to an injection device (1) having a mechanical dose size display wherein a first scale drum (10) carrying a series of first ciphers (11) and a second scale drum (20) carrying a series of second ciphers (21) are both rotatel able and axially moveable relatively to... Agent: Novo Nordisk A/s

20140323975 - Prefilled medical injection device: A prefilled medical injection device with production specific elements is provided as a single use disposable injection device that is optimally suited for mass production through the Blow Fill Seal manufacturing process. The device utilizes a valve and a needle assembly fused to an insert. The valve and the needle... Agent: Adar Medtech, Inc.

20140323976 - Cap assembly for a drug delivery device: A cap assembly for a drug delivery device is present having a cap body to protect and to receive a distal dispensing end of the drug delivery device, an interlock member operably engaged with the cap body and being further adapted to releasably engage with a distal end section of... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh

20140323978 - Autoinjector: Described is an autoinjector comprising a case, a drive carriage disposed in the case, and a plunger coupled to the drive carriage. The plunger is adapted to releasably engage a needle retraction mechanism in a syringe. Translation of the drive carriage in a distal direction relative to the case causes... Agent:

20140323977 - Needle shield for disposable syringe with annular ring: A needle shield includes a body extending along a longitudinal axis, and having a longitudinal channel configured to receive a syringe. The body has injection and protection positions. A first latching mechanism on the body is radially outwardly deflectable and includes a protuberance extending radially into the channel. A second... Agent: West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

20140323979 - Safety syringe: Described is a syringe comprising a barrel, a stopper slidably arranged within the barrel, a needle arranged on a distal end of the barrel, a plunger coupling coupled to the stopper and adapted to releasably engage a plunger, and a needle retraction mechanism adapted to retract the needle into the... Agent:

20140323980 - Medical injector with ratcheting plunger: A medical injector has a body with a displaceable plunger. The plunger includes a plurality of spaced-apart ratchet teeth disposed along the length thereof. At least one indexer is provided to engage the plunger, wherein the indexer is configured to allow the plunger to displace distally toward a distal end... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company

20140323982 - Auto-injector for retractable prefilled syringe: An actuation mechanism for an automatic injector includes a first actuation spring, a first actuation pill, a second actuation spring, and a second actuation pill. In an initial configuration the first actuation spring resides in a compressed, energized state substantially within an upper portion of first actuation pill and the... Agent:

20140323981 - Injection molding process and product produced using the same: A method of molding a solid article such as a syringe with zero draft or very low draft is disclosed. The method includes heating a low draft mold to expand it, then injection molding the part, followed by cooling at least part of the low draft mold element to thermally... Agent:

20140323983 - Vegf antagonist formulations for intravitreal administration: Ophthalmic formulations of a vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-specific fusion protein antagonist are provided suitable for intravitreal administration to the eye. The ophthalmic formulations include a stable liquid formulation and a lyophilizable formulation. Preferably, the protein antagonist has an amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO:4.... Agent:

20140323984 - Hand-actuated fluid delivery device having triggered lock for selectively limiting automatic aspiration stroke: A hand-actuated injector (10) includes a handle assembly (200) for providing discharge and aspiration strokes for a plunger (108). The handle assembly (200) includes first and second scissor-like handle members (204, 212) that provide a discharge stroke for the plunger (108) when manipulated in a first manner, and an aspiration... Agent:

20140323985 - Syringe carrier: Described is a syringe carrier comprising a body adapted to receive a barrel of a syringe. The body includes an enlarged distal portion having a diameter greater than a diameter of the body. The enlarged distal portion has one or more resilient barbs adapted to engage a circumferential gap between... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh

20140323986 - Method for reducing leachables and extractables in syringes: The present invention relates to a method of producing syringes. Said method comprises fixing a needle to a syringe body by use of an adhesive followed by subjecting the syringes thus obtained to heat treatment. The invention further relates to a method of reducing leachables and/or extractables in prefilled syringes,... Agent: Hexal Ag

20140323987 - Flow selector device alignment system: An alignment system for accurately setting the flow rate of a flow selector device, the system includes a flow selector device having a flow rate selection mechanism rotatable between a plurality of pre-selected positions; a knob providing a grip to rotate the flow rate selection mechanism, the knob having a... Agent:

20140323988 - Structure of connector for medical lines: A connection device for a medical line including a first portion with a first passage duct, the first portion configured to couple with a first medical line to allow a flow of a fluid, and a second portion configured to couple with the first portion, and including a second passage... Agent:

20140323989 - Wearable infusion device with low profile handle: The invention provides infusion devices that utilize a low profile handle. The handle is useful in retaining a needle in, and removing the needle from, the device.... Agent: Calibra Medical, Inc.

20140323990 - Waste management system: A waste management system includes a waste transport device and a waste collection device. The waste management system may include a securement device for maintaining the position of the waste transport device following insertion. The waste transport device may include a modular medication delivery apparatus with a disposable delivery device... Agent:

20140323991 - Disposable remote injection syringe for use under endoscope: A disposable remote-injection syringe for use under and an endoscope, comprises a syringe needle (2), an inner tube (3), an outer tube (4) and a casing (10), the syringe needle (2) being arranged on one end of the inner tube (3), the inner tube (3) being arranged in the outer... Agent: Micro-tech (nanjing) Co., Ltd.

20140323992 - Oil-spraying device: An oil spray device is configured to include a casing unit which has an exit for allowing a user to enter the casing unit, spray units which are mounted on the inner surface of the casing unit to spray oil to skins of the user in the casing unit, and... Agent:

20140323993 - Applicator: An applicator for topically applying a semi-solid medicament comprises an applicator head having an applicator face for spreading medicament across the skin; a sealable aperture on the applicator face; and a drive mechanism for forcing medicament out through the aperture. The applicator head includes a cartridge port at the rear... Agent: Leo Pharma A/s

20140323995 - Targeted drug delivery devices and methods: This disclosure relates generally to methods and devices for use in treating eye conditions. In some embodiments, a site-specific therapeutic agent is mixed with a releasing agent with a dual syringe apparatus in order to achieve homogeneity. Once mixed, the site-specific therapeutic agent and releasing agent can be either dispensed... Agent: Transcend Medical, Inc.

20140323994 - Transdermal therapeutic system for 5-aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride: The invention relates to a transdermal therapeutic system, comprising a back layer that is impermeable to an active ingredient, a polymer matrix containing the active ingredient, and a protective layer that can be pulled off, wherein 5-aminolevulinic acid hydrochloride is used as the active ingredient and the basic polymer of... Agent: Lts Lohmann Therapie-systeme Ag

20140323996 - Transdermal therapeutic system for administering an active substance: e

20140323999 - Wound dressing for use in vacuum therapy: A wound dressing for use in vacuum wound therapy comprising a wound contact layer which is an open structure comprising a yarn comprising gel-forming filaments or fibres, the structure having a porosity which allows exudate to flow through it.... Agent:

20140323997 - Wound dressing of continuous fibers: A method for treating a wound that includes incorporating a wound dressing comprising a plurality of fibers, each fiber having a length of at least two (2) inches, into a wound to cause the walls of the wound to remain apart and allow the wound to heal from the inside... Agent:

20140323998 - Wound packing: The present invention relates to a wound packing material, suitable for use in negative pressure wound therapy, comprising a body of a porous material, the body comprising frangible regions defining a plurality of portions, the frangible regions allowing the portions to be selectively removed from the body. The invention further... Agent:

20140324001 - Catheter: Provided in one embodiment is a system that includes a collection reservoir coupled to a flexible tube. The system may also include a temperature sensor disposed in the flexible tube and a control system. The control system may further include a processor configured to detect an amount of a fluid... Agent:

20140324000 - Medical instrument for inserting a chest drainage tube: A single stage instrument is used to insert a chest drainage tube into the inter-pleural space to facilitate drainage. The instrument is scissor-like with cylinder-like channels to slidably enclose the distal section of the tube therein when closed. The tip of the instrument is curved to enter the skin incision... Agent:

20140324002 - Adapter insert for an ostomy guard: An adapter insert is for the purpose of reinforcing or stiffening a flexible adapter for said guard system to provide greater support and stabilization in the peristomal region in an effort to help reduce herniation, and to help aid adhesion of a faceplate when worn short term without a guard... Agent:

20140324003 - Coupling for an ostomy appliance: A coupling for an ostomy bag is provided. The coupling comprises a substantially non-extendable string functioning as locking ring in the coupling. The string is twisted by use of a tab when it is moved from an un-locked position to a locked position. A coupling as described can be made... Agent: Coloplast A/s

20140324004 - Aqueous medium-sensitive coating compositions for triggered release of active ingredients and visual indication for wetness: An absorbent article includes a topsheet layer, a backsheet layer and one absorbent core layer. The topsheet layer, absorbent core layer and backsheet layer each include a longitudinally directed side peripheral edge. The absorbent article further includes an aqueous medium-sensitive coating composition for triggered release of active ingredients from the... Agent:

20140324005 - Absorbent article and process for making it:

20140324008 - Disposable absorbent article with sealed absorbent core with substantially continuously distributed absorbent particulate polymer material: A disposable absorbent article includes a chassis and an absorbent core which is substantially cellulose free. The chassis may contain a topsheet and a backsheet. The absorbent core may be located between the topsheet and the backsheet and may include (i) a storage layer which comprises an absorbent particulate polymer... Agent:

20140324007 - Disposable absorbent article with substantially continuously distributed absorbent particulate polymer material and method: A disposable absorbent core comprises first and second absorbent layers each comprising an absorbent particulate polymer material such that the absorbent particulate polymer material is substantially continuously distributed across an absorbent particulate polymer material area. A disposable absorbent article and method for making the absorbent core are also disclosed.... Agent:

20140324006 - Wax-containing hot melt adhesives and disposable absorbent articles: 1) Wax-containing hot melt adhesive comprising 1 to 40% of a styrenic block copolymer (a), 3 to 15% of a modified thermoplastic elastomer (b) comprising —COO— groups, and 5 to 25% of a wax (c). 2) Disposable absorbent article employing said hot melt adhesive. The article bonded by the hot... Agent: Bostik S.a.

20140324009 - Aperture-patterned fibrous nonwoven web: An apertured fibrous nonwoven web with an array of apertures is made that allows for increased functionality and improved aesthetic appearance. The material is particularly well-suited for use as a topsheet or bodyside liner material for personal care absorbent articles including, but not limited to feminine hygiene products, diapers, diaper... Agent: Kimberly-clark Worldwide, Inc.

20140324010 - Disposable diaper: A disposable diaper has a diaper main body including a plurality of elastic members arranged in an extended state along a longitudinal direction of the absorber, at outer sides in a widthwise direction with respect to the absorber, a dorsal side flap protruded toward outer sides in the widthwise direction... Agent: Unicharm Corporation

20140324011 - Blood plasma collecting flask: A blood plasma collecting flask consisting of plastic for storing blood plasma in a frozen state, comprising a flask body (1), which has a flask neck (2) on the upper face thereof, wherein connection points (7a, 7b) having connection pieces (8) are provided on the upper face of the flask... Agent: Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Humanplasma Mbh

20140324013 - Delivery device for graft material: A method of delivering graft material to a surgical site includes positioning graft material in a tube of a delivery device. The tube defines an open end and a bend along its length. A plunger within the tube is advanced to dispense the graft material through the open end.... Agent:

20140324012 - Medical device and its construction: A tube can include an elongated cannulated member that has an external wall. The tube can be navigated during a selected procedure. The tube can be shaped to selected configurations.... Agent: Medtronic Xomed, Inc.

20140324014 - Safety fluid connector for an extracorporeal fluid line: A safety fluid connector for exchange of fluid with the human body of a substantially non-flexible polymer material has a first open end and a second open end connected by a fluid passage and comprises a predetermined breaking point designed to fracture unintentionally at a predetermined breaking force of from... Agent:

20140324017 - Adjustable height needle infusion device: An infusion set has a retraction dial that can be removably assembled with the infusion set and access a threaded needle hub contained therein such that the dial can be used to advance or retract a needle hub and an inserted needle to a more precisely controlled insertion depth to... Agent:

20140324015 - Control handles for catheters: A plunger-type control handle for controlling the deflection of a distal tip of a catheter. The control handle includes a spool driven by a gear, the spool being connected to the proximal end of at least one pull wire. For bi-directional deflection, a second proximal end of a pull wire... Agent: Endosense Sa

20140324023 - Drug delivery system with a delay mechanism: Accordingly, it is an aspect of the present invention to provide a medicament delivery system with a delay mechanism to ensure dose completion prior to activation of at least one subsystem or operation. The foregoing and/or other aspects of the present invention are achieved by providing a medicament delivery system,... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company

20140324020 - Dual purpose advisory device: A system for optimizing a patient's insulin treatment, comprising a drug delivery device (320) with an identifier representing information for a specific drug contained in a reservoir. An accessory device (310) comprises a blood glucose meter (BGM) and a processor programmed to determine for at least two pre-defined specific drugs... Agent:

20140324019 - Infusion data communication system: An infusion data communication system provides a communication link among a fluid container, an infusion pump, and a patient through which identification data may be communicated. Data devices are located at the fluid container and the patient and conduct low frequency RF energy at a low power level containing the... Agent:

20140324021 - Medicinal patch and injector system: An injection system including a wearable component (e.g., a patch) adapted to be worn by a user, and a medication delivery component (e.g., injection device) configured to cooperate with the wearable component to deliver medication to the user. The wearable component can provide a target area to the user for... Agent: Eli Lilly And Company

20140324016 - Methods and devices for renal nerve blocking: A method and apparatus for treatment of cardiac and renal diseases associated with the elevated sympathetic renal nerve activity by implanting a device to block the renal nerve signals to and from the kidney. The device can be a drug pump or a drug eluding implant for targeted delivery of... Agent: Medtronic Ardian Luxembourg S.a.r.l.

20140324022 - Processes for delivery of viscous drug therapies: Core annular flow is used to enable the subcutaneous delivery of a viscous fluid such as a protein therapeutic formulation. The high-viscosity fluid is surrounded by a low-viscosity fluid, and the low-viscosity fluid lubricates the passage of the high-viscosity fluid. This allows the use of protein formulations that have a... Agent:

20140324018 - Reservoir plunger position monitoring and medical device incorporating same: Apparatus are provided for infusion devices and related control systems and methods. In one embodiment, an infusion device includes a voided portion adapted to receive a shaft portion that includes a shaft coupled to a plunger of a reservoir. The shaft portion includes a detectable feature, and the infusion device... Agent:

20140324024 - Catheter retention device: Embodiments provide catheter retention devices such as catheter clips that may be used to stabilize a vascular access catheter during a procedure, particularly a radial access procedure. The catheter clips may include a frame that includes a first frame member portion, a second frame member portion hingeably coupled to the... Agent:

20140324025 - Devices and methods for delivering active agents to the osteomeatal complex: Described here are devices, methods, and kits for treating sinusitis and related respiratory conditions by locally delivering active agents to the osteomeatal complex over a sustained period of time. The devices may be passively fixed within the osteomeatal complex and/or include one or more features that actively fix it within... Agent:

20140324026 - Compression torque device: An interventional guidewire assembly with improved guidewire control includes a guidewire and a housing having a first opening that accommodates the guidewire and a second opening. The assembly further includes an actuator that passes through the second opening that is actuated by a finger in a direction substantially perpendicular to... Agent:

20140324027 - Devices for handling catheter assembly: A gripping device for a catheter assembly is disclosed providing enhanced gripping power for the operator of the catheter assembly. The gripping device is situated at the proximal portion of the catheter assembly and the proximal terminus of an external catheter sheath is attached near or to the body of... Agent: Adapta Medical, Inc.

  
10/23/2014 > 59 patent applications in 32 patent subcategories.

20140316325 - Csf shunt valve: The CSF shunt valve includes an elongate, hollow housing and a valve unit disposed within the housing. A plurality of exit ports are formed along the wall of the housing, and a plurality of bleeder ports are formed on the bottom of the housing. The valve unit includes at least... Agent: King Abdulaziz University

20140316327 - Continuous anesthesia nerve conduction apparatus, system and method thereof: The invention generally relates to a continuous anesthesia nerve conduction apparatus and method thereof, and more particularly to a method and system for use in administering a continuous flow or intermittent bolus of anesthetic agent to facilitate a continuous or prolonged nerve block. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a... Agent:

20140316328 - Continuous anesthesia nerve conduction apparatus, system and method thereof: The invention generally relates to a continuous anesthesia nerve conduction apparatus and method thereof, and more particularly to a method and system for use in administering a continuous flow or intermittent bolus of anesthetic agent to facilitate a continuous or prolonged nerve block. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a... Agent:

20140316326 - Device for the treatment of an ocular disease: The present invention relates to an injection device comprising: —a first support (14) having a cup-shaped first contact surface (18) intented to come into contact with a first region of an outside surface of an eye, —a set of at least four injection needles (17) in fluid communication with each... Agent: Institut National De La Sante Et De La Recherche Medicale (inserm)

20140316329 - Treatment of vascular occlusions using ultrasonic energy and microbubbles: In one embodiment of the present invention, a method of treating a vascular occlusion located at a treatment site within a patient's vasculature comprises positioning an ultrasound catheter at the treatment site. The method further comprises delivering a microbubble-therapeutic compound from the ultrasound catheter to the vascular occlusion during a... Agent: Ekos Corporation

20140316330 - Pressurized oxygen delivery system: The present invention relates to a negative pressure wound treatment system and methods for using such a system. Preferred embodiments of the invention facilitate treatment of the wound by delivering oxygen into the tissue in conjunction with the application of negative pressure.... Agent:

20140316331 - System and methods for ventilation through a body cavity: A system and methods for the delivery of oxygen through a body cavity of a subject using oxygen microbubbles. Through circulation of oxygen microbubbles through the body cavity, oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange may occur. Overall improvement in extending survival rate time during emergency situations caused by pulmonary or similar... Agent:

20140316332 - Multi-container systems and uses thereof: A multi-container system apparatus comprising at least two independent containers, each container of said at least two containers for containing at least one component of the final formulation of a medium; a connector; a connecting tubing line connected to the connector; at least two output tubing lines, the first and... Agent:

20140316333 - Dissolving solid solution perforator patch for migraine treatment: A dissolving solid solution perforator (SSP) patch for oral cavity administration may include at least one perforator. The at least one perforator may contain a first drug and be configured to pierce an outside layer of an oral cavity for promptly delivering the first drug. The at least one perforator... Agent:

20140316334 - Device for medicament delivery with syringe-like usability having a restraining mechanism: Device for medicament delivery with syringe-like usability having a restraining mechanism A device for medicament delivery with syringe-like usability comprising at least one grip, at least one medicament container holder, and at least one plunger rod being substantially rotationally fixed relatively to the grip. The medicament container holder (13) is... Agent: Shl Group Ab

20140316335 - Method for producing a bioactive surface on an endoprosthesis or on the balloon of a balloon catheter: A balloon with a bioactive surface is prepared by softening the surface of the balloon. The surface of the balloon is moistened with a solution of an active ingredient and the solvent is separated from the active ingredient. The solvent can be a water-miscible solvent.... Agent:

20140316336 - Auto-disable safety syringe: A single use hyperdermic syringe (20) having a one-way valve (56, 62) to prevent refilling and a retractable needle (30). A needle connector (26) and a needle hub (28) with needle (30) form an assembly (40) with a cavity (52) for the passage of liquid. An elastically-deformable sealing ring (56)... Agent: Abu Dhabi National Industrial Projects Co.

20140316337 - Integrated spring-activated ballistic insertion for drug delivery: An infusion set has an integrated ballistic inserter that can insert a needle at a controlled high rate of speed to a depth to deliver content to the upper 3 mm of skin surface, and a skin securing, adhesive layer to secure the skin surface at the insertion site such... Agent:

20140316338 - Pleated trocar seal: A trocar seal comprising an elastomeric membrane having an opening adapted to receive a surgical instrument. The membrane is configured with a plurality of pleats circumscribing the opening and extending laterally from opening. The pleats comprise a plurality of pleat walls increasing in height as the pleats extend laterally from... Agent: Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.

20140316339 - Catheter securement device: The present invention pertains to a device for securing a medical implement to the body of a patient such as a catheter. The device preferably comprises a base pad with at least a portion of the bottom surface having adhesive thereon for attaching the device to the body of the... Agent:

20140316340 - Needle for bloodless iv: An intravenous catheter system having a retractable needle system and a body system is disclosed. The retractable needle system includes a housing, a needle, a docking feature, and an optional anti-shearing mechanism. The body system includes a body, at least one hub, a catheter connector, at least one plug, a... Agent:

20140316341 - Medicament guiding assembly for a drug delivery device: A fluid guiding assembly for a drug delivery device is presented having a first member, a cover part adjacently disposed to the first member and being in non-bonded surface contact with a surface portion of the first member thereby forming an interface area, at least one channel structure extending along... Agent:

20140316342 - Two-chamber type combined container syringe: A two-chamber type combined container-syringe includes an outer tube (10) formed in a tubular shape having a uniform inner diameter about an axis (O) thereof throughout the axis direction and provided with a bypass groove (11a) concaved from an inner circumferential surface in a portion in the axis direction, wherein... Agent:

20140316345 - Drive mechanisms suitable for use in drug delivery devices: A drive mechanism suitable for use in drug delivery devices is disclosed. The drive mechanism may be used with injector-type drug delivery devices, such as those permitting a user to set the delivery dose. The drive mechanism may include a housing, a dose dial sleeve, and a drive sleeve. A... Agent:

20140316346 - Drive mechanisms suitable for use in drug delivery devices: A drive mechanism suitable for use in drug delivery devices is disclosed. The drive mechanism may be used with injector-type drug delivery devices, such as those permitting a user to set the delivery dose. The drive mechanism may include a housing, a dose dial sleeve, and a drive sleeve. A... Agent:

20140316347 - Drive mechanisms suitable for use in drug delivery devices: A drive mechanism suitable for use in drug delivery devices is disclosed. The drive mechanism may be used with injector-type drug delivery devices, such as those permitting a user to set the delivery dose. The drive mechanism may include a housing, a dose dial sleeve, and a drive sleeve. A... Agent:

20140316348 - Drive mechanisms suitable for use in drug delivery devices: A drive mechanism suitable for use in drug delivery devices is disclosed. The drive mechanism may be used with injector-type drug delivery devices, such as those permitting a user to set the delivery dose. The drive mechanism may include a housing, a dose dial sleeve, and a drive sleeve. A... Agent:

20140316349 - Drive mechanisms suitable for use in drug delivery devices: A drive mechanism suitable for use in drug delivery devices is disclosed. The drive mechanism may be used with injector-type drug delivery devices, such as those permitting a user to set the delivery dose. The drive mechanism may include a housing, a dose dial sleeve, and a drive sleeve. A... Agent:

20140316343 - Pen-type injector: A pen-type injector is improved so that a user may select a delivery dose of medicinal product from a multidose cartridge. The injector includes a housing, a cartridge containing medicinal product retained within a housing, a piston rod, a dose selecting member to select a dose of medicinal product to... Agent:

20140316344 - Relating to drive mechanisms suitable for use in drug delivery devices: A drive mechanism suitable for use in drug delivery devices is disclosed. The drive mechanism may be used with injector-type drug delivery devices, such as those permitting a user to set the delivery dose. The drive mechanism may include a housing, a dose dial sleeve, and a drive sleeve. A... Agent:

20140316350 - Needleless connector: A bottomed, tubular hollow elastic body that opens toward an outlet side of a drug solution flow path is accommodated and arranged in an accommodation part formed in a housing, and a middle protrusion is provided protruding toward an inlet side of the drug solution flow path from a center... Agent: Nipro Corporation

20140316351 - Peri-vascular tissue ablation catheter with unique injection fitting: An intravascular catheter for peri-vascular and/or peri-urethral tissue ablation includes multiple needles advanced through supported guide tubes which expand around a central axis to engage the interior surface of the wall of the renal artery or other vessel of a human body allowing the injection an ablative fluid for ablating... Agent:

20140316353 - Absorbent article for application to human or animal skin surfaces: The invention relates to an absorbent article for application to human or animal skin surfaces in the region of wounds, consisting of an outer covering (2) which is permeable for liquid substances, and of an inner layer (1) which is surrounded by the covering (2) and which consists essentially of... Agent:

20140316352 - Medical skin applicator apparatus: The present invention relates to a fluid applicator apparatus and methods of using the apparatus. In particular, the present invention relates to an apparatus for storing and dispensing solutions (e.g., fluid solutions of any kind) (e.g., liquid medicaments and/or sterilization solutions) to a surface of a subject.... Agent: Zurex Pharma, Inc.

20140316354 - Multilayered transmucosal therapeutic system: A film-shaped therapeutic system comprising at least two layers connected with each other, for transmucosal administration of active substances. The system has a layer which is mucoadhesive in an aqueous environment and a mono-layered or multi-layered backing layer. At least one of these layers contains an active substance. The mucoadhesive... Agent: Lts Lohmann Therapie-systeme Ag

20140316355 - Topical patch preparation for treatment of toxicity of mosquitoes: A topical patch preparation for treatment of toxicity of mosquitoes proposed by the present invention includes: a back sheet (100) and an adhesive heating element (200) stacked and attached to the lower surface of the back sheet (100) and including exothermic compositions mixed therein to generate heat. Thus, the topical... Agent:

20140316356 - Pressure control apparatus: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for applying negative pressure to a wound site. In some embodiments, the apparatus comprises a source of negative pressure, a processing element, and a memory comprising instructions configured to, when executed on the processing element, cause the apparatus to attempt to generate, via the source... Agent: Smith & Nephew PLC

20140316358 - Fluid collection canister with integrated moisture trap: A moisture trap for removing liquid from fluid from a tissue site treated with reduced pressure are described. The moisture trap may include a barrier adapted to be fluidly coupled to and define an indirect fluid path between a fluid reservoir and a reduced-pressure source. The barrier may have a... Agent: Kci Licensing, Inc.

20140316357 - Noise-suppressing, suction probe apparatus and method: A suction tool having a hollow handle and a probe extending from the handle near one end of the handle to define a lumen in fluid communication with the hollow handle and a fitting, formed to extend near the other end of the handle and shaped to receive a vacuum... Agent:

20140316359 - Wound dressing and method of treatment: Embodiments disclosed herein are directed to negative pressure treatment systems and wound dressing systems, apparatuses, and methods that may be used for the treatment of wounds. In particular, some embodiments are directed to improved wound dressings comprising a bridge portion connecting two or more portions of an absorbent layer that... Agent: Smith & Nephew PLC

20140316360 - Convex supporting device: A base plate comprising an adhesive wafer and a convex supporting device. An ostomy appliance comprising a base plate with an adhesive wafer and a convex supporting device.... Agent: Coloplast A/s

20140316361 - Process for the manufacture of a dressing and dressing obtained: A process for producing a salt of a chitosan acid anion derivative, which comprises contacting chitosan fibre (a) with a base in an aqueous or non-aqueous medium and (b) with a solution in an aqueous or non-aqueous medium of a salt of the formula (I): M-R-T wherein M is a... Agent: Medtrade Products Ltd.

20140316362 - Pp copolymers for melt blown/pulp fibrous nonwoven structures with improved mechanical properties and lower hot air consumption: The present invention is directed to a new composite material comprising melt blown fiber based on a propylene copolymer and a fibrous substrate material, a process for the preparation of such a composite material, articles made therefrom as well as to the use of the propylene copolymer for the preparation... Agent:

20140316363 - Absorbent article with stabilization member: The present application discloses and claims an absorbent article which utilizes a stabilizing member within the article having a design which is intended to reduce the amount of vertical bunching of the product when the product is subjected to lateral compressive forces as are commonly exerted by a wearer during... Agent:

20140316365 - Body conforming disposable absorbent article having leg wraps and internal topsheet and method of making same: A secondary internal topsheet and leg wrap structure is provided in a disposable absorbent garment such as a diaper or training pants. The leg wrap structure has a base layer, a top layer, and an elastic construction disposed inbetween. The elastic construction includes a plurality of spaced apart elastic elements... Agent:

20140316364 - Disposable diaper: A fastening tape 100 of a disposable diaper 10 has a base sheet 120 configured by a nonwoven fabric, and a hook sheet 110 in which a plurality of engagement hooks are provided. The KES flexural rigidity value of the entire fastening tape existent region SA L L in which... Agent: Unicharm Corporation

20140316366 - Catheter clip: Provided is a device for securing an invasive medical implementation, such as a catheter, to a patient. The device generally combines an adherent surface that attaches the device to the skin and a flexible clasping means to grasp the catheter and reversibly secure it to the device.... Agent: Jaymore Enterprises Limited

20140316370 - Combination of a drip chamber for use in a drip infusion set: There is provided a combination of a drip chamber for use in a drip infusion set of the type comprising a liquid supply connected to said drip chamber upstream thereof and an injection needle connected through a tube to said drip chamber downstream thereof, and a drop sensor adapted for... Agent: Dripmate A/s

20140316371 - Computer-implemented method for controlling dispensing of a biologically active agent; computer system and software thereof: There is provided a computer-implemented method for controlling dispensing of at least one biologically active agent in intermittent doses over discrete predefined time periods, comprising the steps of: (i) initiating the dispensing of the biologically active agent in intermittent doses at a first background dosage rate; and (ii) adjusting to... Agent:

20140316367 - Foam-based medical treatments: The present invention relates generally to systems and methods and systems for generating polymer foams within body cavities to locate and/or control bleeding. The present invention further relates to methods and systems for generating polymer foams within non-compressible wounds to control or stop bleeding. The present invention further relates to... Agent:

20140316368 - Reduced pressure augmentation of microfracture procedures for cartilage repair: A system for applying a treatment to a defect in one bone of two bones forming a joint that comprises a bladder for delivering a reduced pressure to the defect and for providing a positive pressure as bracing between the two bones of the joint is disclosed. A method for... Agent:

20140316369 - Suspended particle delivery systems and methods: Embodiments include particle delivery devices and systems and methods of delivering particles to a site. The device and system embodiments include a suspension reservoir which might be a syringe for temporarily storing and delivering a particle suspension. The particle delivery device also includes a mechanical linkage or other structure which... Agent:

20140316372 - Device for the treatment of an ocular disease: An electrode device having an insertion part (12) adapted to be inserted into the suprachoroidal space of an eye so as to reach a service position, and an handling part (14) for manipulation of the electrode device, said electrode device comprising: —a support (25) having a distal part (31); —a... Agent: Institut National De La Sante Et De La Recherche Medicale (inserm)

20140316373 - Cerebrospinal fluid cooling device: A device for topical cooling of the nervous system via cooling of cerebrospinal fluid, or CSF, using a solid thermally conductive material. The solid thermally conductive material is coupled to a heat exchange apparatus. The thermally conductive material may be coupled to any catheter that is used in existing clinical... Agent:

20140316374 - Drive mechanisms suitable for use in drug delivery devices: A drive mechanism suitable for use in drug delivery devices is disclosed. The drive mechanism may be used with injector-type drug delivery devices, such as those permitting a user to set the delivery dose. The drive mechanism may include a housing, a dose dial sleeve, and a drive sleeve. A... Agent:

20140316377 - Hemostatic devices and methods for use thereof: Materials and methods for reducing or preventing bleeding and associated side effects during and after percutaneous medical procedures.... Agent:

20140316375 - Insulin pump dermal infusion set having partially integrated mechanized cannula insertion with disposable activation portion: An infusion set has a partially integrated ballistic inserter that can insert a needle at a controlled rate of speed to a depth to deliver content to the upper 3 mm of skin surface, and a skin-securing adhesive layer to secure the skin surface at the insertion site such that... Agent:

20140316376 - Method and device for painless injection of medication: A method for providing a substantially painless injection of medication into a patient, including inserting an injection needle having an outside diameter greater than 0.20 mm and less than about 0.38 mm, and injecting a medicament through the needle and into the patient at a substantially constant volumetric flow rate... Agent:

20140316379 - Needle shielding assemblies and infusion devices for use therewith: A needle assembly includes a needle and a needle shield device. The needle shield device includes an inner shield connectable to at least one a base and a fluid connector connectable to the base, and an outer shield fixedly connected to the opposing end the needle and displaceable relative to... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company

20140316378 - Patch and infusion set assembly: The invention relates to an assembly that includes an infusion set and a patch intended for receiving a pump for the transcutaneous administration of a product, said patch including an adhesive portion and a non-adhesive portion, the assembly being characterised in that said set includes patch-guiding elements and sliding elements... Agent: Debiotech S.a.

20140316380 - Devices and methods for maintaining an aseptic catheter environment: A device for maintaining an aseptic catheter environment is provided. The device includes a first housing and a second housing. The first housing and the second housing are coupled to one another by way of at least one coupler. The first housing and the second housing are configured to engage... Agent:

20140316381 - Apparatus for promoting urorectal organ emptying and related method: The invention is directed toward an apparatus for promoting urorectal organ emptying and related method. The apparatus has a funnel that circumscribes a woman's urethral opening and directs urine to pass therethrough and generally away from the woman. A lift portion is attached to the funnel, and is sized to... Agent:

20140316382 - Catheter and connector for use with same: A catheter is provided that includes an elongated body extending from a proximal end to a distal end. The body defines at least one lumen. A tip has a proximal end that is disposed in abutting relation with the distal end of the body such that the body is fixed... Agent: Covidien Lp

20140316383 - Urisheath with moulded unrolling strip: The urisheath provided here includes an element of thin material (a strip) that allows at least two lengths of it to run in a parallel fashion down either side of the sheath. The is obtained by injection moulding the strip in liquid silicone in the silicone injection moulding process for... Agent:

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