|Surgery patents - Monitor Patents|
USPTO Class 604 | Browse by Industry: Previous - Next | All
Recent | 14: Mar | Feb | Jan | 13: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | Jul | Jun | May | Apr | Mar | Feb | Jan | 12: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | July | June | May | April | Mar | Feb | Jan | 11: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | Jul | Jun | May | Apr | Mar | Feb | Jan | 10: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | Jul | Jun | May | Apr | Mar | Feb | Jan | | 09: Dec | Nov | Oct | Sep | Aug | Jl | Jn | May | Apr | Mar | Fb | Jn | | 2008 | 2007 |
SurgeryBelow are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 03/06/2014 > 76 patent applications in 47 patent subcategories.
20140066830 - Cerebrospinal fluid purification system: The present invention provides methods and systems for conditioning cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) by removing target compounds from CSF. The systems provide for a multilumen flow path and exchange of a majority volume portion of CSF in the CSF space. The removal and/or delivery of specific compounds can be tailored to... Agent: Neurofluidics, Inc.
20140066831 - Ocular implant with stiffness qualities, methods of implantation and system: Described herein are devices and methods for treating eye conditions. Described is an ocular implant including an elongate member having an internal lumen forming a flow pathway, at least one inflow port communicating with the flow pathway, and at least one outflow port communicating with the flow pathway. The elongate... Agent: Transcend Medical, Inc.
20140066832 - Capillary valve: A capillary fluid flow valve may include a chamber having a first boundary surface and a second boundary surface defined by a housing. The first and second boundary surfaces may be spaced apart by a gap sized to invoke capillary action between the surfaces. The first surface may be angled... Agent:
20140066833 - Expandable fluid drainage implants and associated delivery devices and methods: A drainage implant is provided for the drainage of aqueous humor. The implant may comprise a collector, a connector and disperser. The collector and/or disperser may be self-expandable and can be held in an unexpanded condition by a delivery device. When positioned for implantation, the collector and disperser are ejected... Agent:
20140066834 - Medical instrument: A medical instrument includes a multilayer wiring board having first, second and third wirings, a fourth wiring formed in a first wiring layer, and a fifth wiring formed in a second wiring layer. A first via conductor electrically connects the third and fifth wirings. A second via conductor electrically connects... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20140066836 - Electroporation devices: Electroporation devices are provided which include a forceps-type member carrying first and second electrodes and a grip member carrying a third electrode. The third electrode is independently movable with respect to the first and second electrodes in order to vary the spatial configuration of the electrical field generated by the... Agent: Fondazione Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia
20140066835 - Systems and methods for corneal cross-linking with pulsed light: Systems and methods for treating an eye select locations for making incisions in areas of the cornea according to astigmatic keratotomy or radial keratotomy, make incisions in the selected areas of the cornea, apply a cross-linking agent to the selected areas of the cornea, and deliver photoactivating light from a... Agent: Avedro, Inc.
20140066837 - Skin care compositions and methods: A skin care composition can include a growth factor, such as an epidermal and/or keratinocyte growth factor (EGF, KGF), a DNA repair enzyme encapsulated by a liposome, and a carrier suitable for topical administration of the EGF and/or KGF and DNA repair enzyme to a subject's skin. One, two, or... Agent:
20140066838 - Microwave plasma sterilisation system and applicators therefor: A sterilization system having a controllable non-ironismg microwave radiation source for providing microwave energy for combining with a gas to produce atmospheric low temperature plasma for sterilizing biological tissue surfaces or the like. A plasma generating region may be contained in a hand held plasma applicator. The system may include... Agent:
20140066839 - Gas-supply system: The gas-supply system includes a gas supply device that automatically supplies gas on the basis of the detection result of a pressure sensor that detects the pressure within a body cavity such that the pressure within the body cavity becomes a predetermined pressure, and a gas supply pipe for supplying... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation
20140066840 - High-flow luer lock connector for a luer lock connection: A high-flow luer lock connector is disclosed. A high-flow luer lock connector comprises a connector body defining an interior region, a lumen, and an extended passageway. The interior region is bounded by a cylindrical side wall and a base wall. The lumen is defined at the base wall of the... Agent: Northgate Technologies Inc.
20140066841 - Systems and methods for treating chronic liver failure based on peritoneal dialysis: An artificial liver system for treating liver failure includes a reservoir to provide albumin-containing dialysis fluid to the patient's peritoneum, an implantable device including a pump to pump the fluid from the peritoneum to the bladder via respective catheters, control circuitry, battery and transceiver; a charging and communication system configured... Agent: Sequana Medical Ag
20140066842 - Microneedle devices and methods: A medical device, comprising: an array of microneedles, and a coating disposed on the microneedles, wherein the coating comprises: a local anesthetic selected from the group consisting of lidocaine, prilocalne, and a combination thereof; and a local anesthetic dose-extending component selected from the group consisting of alpha 1 adrenergic agonists,... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20140066843 - Microneedle devices and methods: A medical device, comprising: an array of microneedles, and a coating disposed on the microneedles, wherein the coating comprises: a local anesthetic selected from the group consisting of lidocaine, prilocaine, and a combination thereof; and a local anesthetic dose-extending component selected from the group consisting of tetracaine, ropivacaine, bupivacaine, procaine... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20140066844 - Fluid component analysis system and method for glucose monitoring and control: Disclosed are methods and apparatuses for determining analyte concentration in a sample such as bodily fluid. Systems and methods disclosed herein can also include a treatment dosing system to infuse or inject a treatment dose (e.g. insulin, dextrose, etc.) and provide glycemic control. The dose of the treatment drug may... Agent: Optiscan Biomedical Corporation
20140066845 - Injection device having an angled tip portion: In one embodiment, the handheld injection device includes a first housing having a first axis and a second housing having a second axis. In one embodiment, the second housing is configured to support a needle. In one embodiment, the first axis and a second axis form an adjustable angle between... Agent: Allergan, Inc.
20140066846 - Beneficial agent dispenser: A dispensing device for use with a beneficial agent has a dispensing package, a dispenser disposed on an end portion of the dispensing package, and an actuator movably disposed along at least a portion of the package between a pre-dispensing state and a dispensing state. One arrangement also provides a... Agent: Aktivpak, Inc.
20140066847 - Foot implant and method for treating a foot: A silk mesh used for treating plantar fasciitis and a method of treating plantar fasciitis. The silk mesh optionally comprises a low dose corticosteroid. The method of treating plantar fasciitis comprises inserting a silk, biocompatible surgical mesh over the plantar aspect of the foot to treat plantar fasciitis.... Agent: Allergan, Inc.
20140066848 - Apparatuses and methods for medication administration: A rectal medication administration device includes a tube, a balloon, a first valved port, and a second valved port. The tube includes a first lumen, a second lumen, and a plurality of holes extending from the first lumen therethrough. The balloon is proximal to the holes, is in communication with... Agent:
20140066849 - Warmer for medical treatment: A warmer for medical treatment includes a heater including a resist pattern for generating heat on front and back surfaces of the heater, a partition and cover respectively disposed on the front and back surfaces of the heater to surround the heater, thereby forming a passage, through which a fluid... Agent: Wooyoung Meditech Co., Ltd.
20140066853 - Container for an anal irrigation system: An anal irrigation system includes a tube attachable between an anal probe and a container, and a displaceable pump element. The container includes an exterior wall, an inner wall that defines an inside perimeter of the container, and a bridge piece connected between the exterior wall and the inner wall... Agent: Coloplast A/s
20140066852 - High shear application in drug delivery: In this disclosure, methods and systems for drug delivery utilizing high shear are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method comprises (1) subjecting a therapeutic fluid containing a drug to high shear; and (2) obtaining a processed therapeutic fluid, wherein the processed therapeutic fluid contains the drug in nano-size. In an... Agent: H R D Corporation
20140066850 - Infusion pump pressure plate adapter system: A medical infusion pump pressure plate adapter system and components that include a tube set, a control module and a reusable adapter plate in various embodiments. The tube set having a fluid tube for supplying fluid, medication, or nutrients, and an interface card component having a generally flat top surface... Agent:
20140066851 - Medical device with membrane keypad sealing element, and related manufacturing method: A device for delivering fluid to a user includes a housing, a drive motor assembly in the housing, other internal components in the housing, and a keypad external to the housing. The device includes a number of features and elements that enhance its operation, manufacturability, reliability, and user-friendliness. These features... Agent: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
20140066854 - Catheter tunneler with lariat member: A tunneler device is provided which includes a handle, a shaft supported on distal end of the handle, and a body positioned on a distal end of the shaft. The body supports an extension segment and a lariat member. The lariat member includes a rod that supports a capturing element.... Agent: Tyco Healthcare Group Lp
20140066855 - Integrated microneedle array and a method for manufacturing thereof: The invention relates to a method of manufacturing of a microneedle array comprising the steps of selecting a soft production mold comprising a set of microscopic incisions defining geometry of the microneedles, said soft production mold being capable of providing the microneedle array integrated into a base plate; using a... Agent: Stichting Voor De Technische Wetenschappen
20140066856 - Medical article securement systems comprising a bracket and a flap: A medical article securement system comprising a bracket and a flap for securing a medical article. The bracket can include a base, and an arm coupled to the base and extending generally parallel to the first major surface of the base. The arm can be spaced a distance from the... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20140066857 - Pre-filled syringe identification tag: An assembly includes a pre-filled syringe including a barrel with a first end and a second, open end, a plunger disposed within the barrel and spaced between the first end and the second, open end, a product disposed in the barrel between the first end of the barrel and the... Agent: Amgen Inc.
20140066858 - Vacuum-operated retractable safety syringe: Vacuum-operated safety syringes designed to prevent an accidental needle prick, where the needle of the syringe is retracted after use into a vacuum created within the hollow plunger and/or the syringe barrel of the syringe. Retraction of the needle assembly is accomplished from minimal moving parts according to an exceedingly... Agent: Strategic Product Development, Inc.
20140066859 - Elastic seal member for prefilled syringe: In a prefilled syringe including an elastic seal member to be pierced with a needle for use to eject a protein pharmaceutical preparation therefrom, the elastic seal member ensures smooth and reliable piercing thereof with the needle while reliably preventing an active substance of the protein pharmaceutical preparation from being... Agent:
20140066861 - Active valve for drug delivery: The present invention inter alia relates to a valve arrangement comprising at least two ports, a valve body and a valve piston, wherein the valve piston is at least partially movably arranged in the valve body, wherein the valve arrangement is configured to disable a fluid flow between the at... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh
20140066860 - Volume monitoring device: An apparatus includes a syringe housing and a plunger slidably received within the syringe housing. A plunger magnet is secured to the plunger. A potentiometer housing is fixed to the syringe housing and includes a potentiometer disposed therein. A wiper magnet is also disposed within the potentiometer housing. Movement of... Agent:
20140066862 - Ergonomic syringe systems: Ergonomic syringe systems provide attachments that may be used to allow users to dispense or draw in fluid with increased operator comfort and reduced risk of repetitive strain injuries. The disclosure describes supports for holding syringes that permit one-handed operation, handles that are removably attachable to syringe plungers and hand... Agent: British Columbia Cancer Agency Branch
20140066863 - Cartridge holder and method for assembling a cartridge unit for a drug delivery device: A cartridge holder for retaining a cartridge comprising a distal end and a proximal end being spaced apart from one another in the direction of an axis, an interior which is suitable to receive and retain a cartridge in a cartridge retaining section of the interior, and a main part... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh
20140066864 - Micro needle and micro needle device: The micro needle includes a needle and a body. The needle includes an inclined part including an inclined outer wall, a straight part including a straight outer wall, and a recess having a certain depth along the inclined or straight outer wall. The body is coupled to the needle to... Agent: U-biomed Inc.
20140066866 - Method for handling adhesive laminate sections: A method of handling an adhesive laminate, wherein the adhesive laminate is provided releasably adhered to a first web, comprising a plurality of cut or punched sections and wherein adjacent sections of the adhesive laminate remain joined to one another in the longitudinal direction of the web through one or... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20140066865 - Patch preparation: The present invention provides a patch preparation that has an extremely low moisture permeability, has a sufficient ODT effect, is excellent in drug releasability, and has a preferred handleability. The patch preparation of the present invention includes a support; and a pressure-sensitive adhesive layer containing an adherent polymer and a... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20140066867 - Dressings and methods for treating a tissue site on a patient: Dressings, systems, and methods for treating a tissue site on a patient involve allowing liquids from the tissue site or a priming fluid to evaporate and exit the dressing through a liquid-impermeable, vapor-permeable membrane. The dressing is able to process more liquids than would otherwise be possible without evaporation and... Agent: Kci Licensing, Inc.
20140066868 - Mechanical wound therapy for sub-atmospheric wound care system: A mechanical wound therapy (MWT) system includes a connection for a vacuum source, which is routed through an airtight covering to a porous material positioned over the wound. The porous material may be a tubing network interspaced by a netting material constructed of biologically inert or bioabsorbable material. Alternatively, the... Agent: J&m Shuler Medical, Inc.
20140066869 - Deodorising composition: The present invention relates to an absorbent article, such as a sanitary towel, impregnated or coated with a deodorizing composition comprising a buffering component, a deodorizing agent, and an antimicrobial agent. Such deodorizing compositions help to reduce or eliminate odours emanating from the bodily fluids absorbed into the article during... Agent: Gx Labs Holdings Limited
20140066870 - Color-changing composition and material: The present disclosure relates to a color-changing composition and to a substrate having the color-changing compositions disposed thereon. The color-changing composition includes a leuco dye, a color-developer and a desensitizer. The color-changing composition changes from a colorless or largely colorless composition to color upon being wetted with an aqueous liquid.... Agent:
20140066871 - Anatomically conforming vaginal insert with cover: An anatomically-conforming vaginal insert is formed from a composition, wherein the composition includes a material that is introduced into a vaginal canal as a viscous material at a first temperature and after insertion into the vaginal canal becomes a semi-solid at a second temperature greater than the first temperature, wherein... Agent:
20140066873 - Crimped conjugated fiber and non-woven fabric comprising the fiber: It is an object of the present invention to obtain crimped conjugated fibers having excellent crimp properties. The present invention provides a crimped conjugated fiber having a crimpable cross-sectional configuration, wherein a cross section of the fiber includes at least two portions: a portion (a) and a portion (b); the... Agent: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
20140066872 - Nonwoven fabrics comprised of individualized bast fibers: Nonwoven textile fabrics in accordance with the present invention are formed primarily of individualized bast fibers substantially free of pectin. The nonwoven fabric can include staple fibers to a lesser extent than the individualized bast fibers. Individualized bast fibers include fibers derived from the flax and hemp plants. The nonwoven... Agent:
20140066874 - Absorbent article with highlighted active barrier: An absorbent article is configured for controlled deformation when insulted by a user and includes an absorbent body having a body-facing surface, a garment-facing surface, and a first graphic visible at the body-facing surface; and a deformable top component positioned adjacent to the body-facing surface, the top component having a... Agent:
20140066875 - Absorbent article with highlighted passive barrier: An absorbent article includes an absorbent core, a garment-facing surface, a body-facing surface, a first graphic visible at the body-facing surface, and a top component affixed to the article body and including an attached region and a cantilevered region, wherein the cantilevered region includes a translucent portion through which the... Agent:
20140066876 - Absorbent article: An absorbent article package (1) including an absorbent article (2) and a wrapper (3). The absorbent article (2) includes a backsheet (4), a liquid permeable first layer (5) and an absorbent body (6) therebetween. The wrapper (3) includes an inner surface (11) facing the absorbent article (2) and an outer... Agent: Sca Hygiene Products Ab
20140066877 - Stretch laminate, method of making, and absorbent article: A stretch laminate includes a first layer including a skinned or skinless elastomer film, the first layer having a surface, and a second layer including a nonwoven material, the second layer having a basis weight of less than about 25 gsm and a surface that is attached to the surface... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company
20140066878 - Diapers having a zoned non-attachable back sheet and methods of manufacturing same: According to one embodiment, an absorbent article to be worn about a wearer has a front portion and a back portion. The absorbent article includes an outer layer, an inner layer that is substantially co-extensive with the outer layer, an absorbent layer and one or more fasteners, which are located... Agent: Medline Industries, Inc.
20140066879 - Dispense interface assembly: The invention is related to an apparatus comprising an inner body of a dispense interface and a manifold, wherein the inner body comprises a recess configured to receive a distal needle from a distal end of the inner body, a first fluid reservoir and a second fluid reservoir, and wherein... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh
20140066881 - Cardiac resuscitation methods and kits: The invention provides methods of improving circulation in a subject undergoing a cardiac resuscitation protocol, reducing the risk of stroke in a subject undergoing a cardiac resuscitation protocol, improving the efficacy of cardiac resuscitation in a subject undergoing a cardiac resuscitation protocol, and providing cardiac resuscitation to a subject having... Agent: Zoll Medical Corporation
20140066883 - Glucose alteration methods: According to some embodiments, a method of treating a subject having diabetes or symptoms associated with diabetes is provided. The method includes delivering a neuromodulation catheter within a vessel (e.g., hepatic artery) having surrounding nerves that innervate the liver (e.g., sympathetic nerves of the hepatic plexus). The method may also... Agent: Metavention, Inc.
20140066882 - Medical article securement systems comprising indicia and methods of using same: A medical article securement system comprising indicia and methods of using same. The indicia can include a representation of a medical article, such that the indicia mimics the appearance of the medical article and provides a visual cue for coupling the medical article to the medical article securement system. The... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20140066880 - Selectively controlling fluid flow through a fluid pathway: Systems and methods for controlling fluid delivery via a manually administrable medication container to a patient through a fluid delivery pathway are provided. The systems and methods described herein incorporate rules-based clinical decision support logic to drive a flow control valve within a flow pathway based on a determination of... Agent: Crisi Medical Systems, Inc.
20140066889 - Generation and application of an insulin limit for a closed-loop operating mode of an insulin infusion system: A controller for an insulin infusion device includes a processor device and a memory element that cooperate to provide a processor-implemented closed-loop insulin limit module. The insulin limit module is operated to obtain: a fasting blood glucose value of a user; a total daily insulin value of the user; and... Agent: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
20140066886 - Generation of target glucose values for a closed-loop operating mode of an insulin infusion system: A controller for an insulin infusion device includes at least one processor device and at least one memory element that cooperate to provide a processor-implemented closed-loop start-up module. The start-up module is operated to initiate a closed-loop mode of the infusion device and to obtain a most recent sensor glucose... Agent: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
20140066888 - Regulating entry into a closed-loop operating mode of an insulin infusion system: An electronic controller for an insulin infusion device includes at least one processor device and at least one memory element that cooperate to provide a processor-implemented closed-loop initiation module. The initiation module is operated to obtain a most recent calibration factor for a continuous glucose sensor, the most recent calibration... Agent: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
20140066885 - Safeguarding measures for a closed-loop insulin infusion system: Processor-implemented methods of controlling an insulin infusion device for a user are provided here. A first method obtains a current insulin on board (IOB) value that estimates active insulin in the user, and compensates a calculated insulin infusion rate in response to the obtained IOB value. A second method supervises... Agent: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
20140066887 - Safeguarding techniques for a closed-loop insulin infusion system: Processor-implemented methods of controlling an insulin infusion device for a user are provided here. A first method obtains and analyzes calibration factors (and corresponding timestamp data) for a continuous glucose sensor, and regulates entry into a closed-loop operating mode of the infusion device based on the calibration factors and timestamp... Agent: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
20140066884 - Sensor model supervisor for a closed-loop insulin infusion system: An electronic device includes a processor architecture and a memory element that stores instructions that, when executed by the processor architecture, perform a method of controlling an insulin infusion device for a user. The method operates the device in a closed-loop mode to deliver insulin to the user, obtains current... Agent: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
20140066890 - Usability features for integrated insulin delivery system: Various systems and methods for improving the usability of continuous glucose monitors and drug delivery pumps are described.... Agent: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc.
20140066891 - Devices and methods for modulating medium delivery: Devices, systems and methods for controlling, regulating, altering, transforming or otherwise modulating the delivery of a substance to a delivery site. The devices, systems and methods optimize the delivery of the substance to an intended site, such as a vessel, vascular bed, organ and/or other corporeal structures, while reducing inadvertent... Agent:
20140066892 - Insulin on board compensation for a closed-loop insulin infusion system: An electronic controller for an insulin infusion device includes a processor architecture and at least one memory element. The memory element stores executable instructions that, when executed by the processor architecture, provide an insulin on board (IOB) compensation module to estimate a current IOB value that indicates an amount of... Agent: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
20140066893 - Roller clamp: A roller clamp includes at least two opposing and spaced apart side walls, a guide wall, a further wall opposite the guide wall defining an aperture therethrough, a hollow body and a roller. The hollow body has a body aperture therethrough. The roller comprises a roller wheel having two axial... Agent: Care-fusion Corporation
20140066894 - Self-sealing pad for a needle-based infusion set: A safety needle assembly of an infusion set is disclosed. The needle assembly is configured to prevent fluid/vapor escape therefrom so as to reduce or prevent fluid exposure to a clinician using the needle assembly. In one embodiment, the needle assembly comprises a handle portion including a needle extending therefrom,... Agent: C. R. Bard, Inc.
20140066895 - Anatomic device delivery and positioning system and method of use: An anatomic device delivery and positioning system has a stabilizing guide wire for placement of a catheter or other medical device or material into a vessel or cavity of a tissue or organ within a body of a living subject into which the guide wire is insertable. The guide wire... Agent:
20140066896 - Inflatable medical devices: An inflatable structure for use in biological lumens and methods of making and using the same are disclosed. The structure can have an inflatable balloon encircled by a shell. The shell can have proximal and distal tapered necks, longitudinally-oriented flutes, and apertures at the proximal and distal ends of the... Agent: Loma Vista Medical, Inc.
20140066897 - Retractable sheath devices, systems, and methods: The invention is directed to delivery medical devices that enable consistent “on-demand” delivery of therapeutic agents to a vessel. The medical device of the current invention comprises retractable sheath comprising neckable elements. The medical device of the current invention comprises an expandable member, a hydrophilic coating comprising at least one... Agent: W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
20140066898 - Retractable sheath devices, systems, and methods: The invention is directed to delivery medical devices that enable consistent “on-demand” delivery of therapeutic agents to a vessel. The medical device of the current invention comprises retractable sheath comprising neckable elements. The design and methods disclosed herein ensures that therapeutic agent delivery occurs essentially only upon necking of the... Agent: W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
20140066899 - Hemostasis valve and system for guide catheter control: A combined hemostasis valve and drive mechanism is provided. The hemostasis valve has a valve body with a first and second leg. The first leg has a proximal port, a distal port and a lumen extending between the proximal port and the distal port. At least one valve is located... Agent: Corindus, Inc.
20140066900 - System for guide catheter control: A system for the advancement or retraction of a guide catheter has a base member, support, linear actuator and bedside support. The base member has a hemostasis valve affixed which includes a valve body with a first leg having a proximal port, a distal port and a lumen with a... Agent: Corindus, Inc.
20140066901 - Systems, devices and methods for providing therapy with image guidance: Systems, devices, and methods comprising an instrument for treating an anatomical opening such as a paranasal sinus.... Agent:
20140066902 - Device and a system for delivery of biological material: The present invention provides a device and a system for the delivery of biological material across the biological tissue. The device may be for the programmed delivery of biological material through a needle or a micro-needle or micro-needles or biodegradable micro-needles.... Agent:
20140066903 - Drainage system for cerebrospinal fluid: The object of providing a cerebrospinal fluid drainage system 1 which reacts precisely to changes in pressure in the cerebrospinal fluid, with ease of operation, is achieved by the present invention in that a pump 5 is used for draining the cerebrospinal fluid (liquor), wherein operating measured values supplied by... Agent:
20140066905 - Catheter grip and catheter assembly: A catheter grip and catheter assembly are provided. The catheter grip includes a body portion adapted to extend circumferentially around a catheter shaft of the catheter assembly to facilitate gripping of the catheter shaft by a user. The catheter grip also includes a head portion through which the catheter shaft... Agent: Sayco Pty. Ltd.
20140066904 - Packaged catheter assembly: The present invention relates to a packaged catheter assembly comprising: a catheter assembly comprising a catheter shaft and a catheter sleeve mounted on the catheter shaft; and packaging for the catheter assembly, in which the catheter assembly is packaged, wherein the packaging is openable from one end thereof and wherein... Agent: Sayco Pty. Ltd.02/27/2014 > 50 patent applications in 35 patent subcategories.
20140058313 - Methods and devices for desmopressin drug delivery: Disclosed are devices for urine voiding postponement, and methods for treating conditions such as central diabetes insipidus, enuresis, nocturia, urinary frequency or incontinence. The devices deliver a desmopressin flux through the skin of a patient in a low dose amount just necessary to achieve a desired anti-diuretic effect without undesirable... Agent: Allergan, Inc.
20140058314 - Pharmaceutical agent delivery in a stimulating medical device: A stimulating medical device comprising a stimulating assembly implantable proximate to nerve cells of a recipient having at least one agent delivery port and a plurality of electrical contacts; an electrical stimulation controller configured to generate electrical stimulation signals for application to a first population of the nerve cells via... Agent:
20140058315 - High flux basket catheter for efficient continuous flow peritoneal dialysis: A catheter for use in continuous flow peritoneal dialysis comprising an inflow tube and an outflow tube, wherein both are connected on one end to a dialysis machine. The inflow tube is divided into a plurality of smaller inflow auxiliary tubes, and the outflow tube is divided into a plurality... Agent:
20140058316 - High flux basket catheter for efficient, continuous flow peritoneal dialysis: A catheter for use in continuous flow peritoneal dialysis comprising an inflow tube and outflow tube, both connected on one end to a dialysis machine. The inflow tube is divided into a plurality of inflow auxiliary tubes, and the outflow tube is divided into a plurality of outflow auxiliary tubes,... Agent:
20140058317 - System for marking a location for treatment within the gastrointestinal tract: A device and method for mapping, diagnosing and treating the intestinal tract is provided using a capsule passing through the intestinal tract. Further, a capsule tracking system is provided for tracking a capsule's location along the length of an intestinal tract as various treatment and/or sensing modalities are employed. In... Agent: Entrack, Inc.
20140058318 - Systems and methods for sustained medical infusion and devices related thereto: Embodiments of the invention are directed to systems, methods and devices for sustained medical infusion with controlled rate injection of a fluid into a body. Such a system may include a first separate reusable unit, a second separate depletable unit a third separate disposable unit having a cannula, and may... Agent: Medingo Ltd.
20140058319 - Compact device for rapidly mixing and delivering substances to a patient: Injection devices are disclosed for injections of substances. The disclosed devices separately may hold two separate substances, e.g., solid, liquid or gas substances, in separate compartments which are interrupted so that the separate substances come into contact during the activation of the device. One disclosed device includes a needle for... Agent: Glucago LLC
20140058320 - Piston rod drive system for a drug delivery device: A piston rod drive system is provided comprising a main body adapted for coupling with a reservoir, a user operable activation element operatively coupled with the main body and configured to move axially and rotationally relative to the main body between a first position and a second position, and a... Agent: Novo Nordisk Healthcare Ag
20140058323 - Bending operation apparatus for endoscope: A rotation shaft, a bending operation knob, a fixed shaft, two movable disks, a fixed disk, a cam member, a resistance giving member and a fixing lever are included. The resistance giving member has a rocking portion that fixes a rotation position of the cam member in a second position... Agent: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
20140058322 - Catheter system: A robotic catheter system is provided. The robotic catheter system includes a housing and a drive assembly coupled to the housing. The drive assembly is configured to impart movement to a catheter device. The catheter system includes a release structure permitting the drive assembly to be decoupled and removed from... Agent:
20140058324 - Steerable medical delivery devices and methods of use: Steerable medical delivery devices and their methods of use.... Agent:
20140058321 - Wheel for robotic catheter system drive mechanism: A drive mechanism for a robotic catheter system including a first engagement surface and a second engagement surface is provided. The first engagement surface and second engagement surface are configured to engage a catheter device to allow the drive mechanism to impart motion to the catheter device. The first engagement... Agent: Corindus, Inc.
20140058325 - Syringe: A syringe includes a needle, a barrel and a push rod inserted in the barrel. The needle includes a needle seat, a stop ring fitted on an outer wall of the needle seat, and a check groove formed on the inner wall of the needle seat. The check groove is... Agent:
20140058326 - Treating conditions caused by abnormal growth of pathogens in body cavities: A cooling device and method inhibit the infectious growth of pathogens in a body cavity, primarily to cure VulvoVaginal Candidiasis (VVC) and Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) in the vagina, and to reduce biofilms. The device has a shell having an internal chamber containing a freezable or cooling filler that reduces the... Agent:
20140058327 - Needle to port trajectory indicator: A system includes (i) a needle for insertion into a port of an implantable infusion device, and (ii) a receiver apparatus having a port location signal receiver module capable of receiving a signal from the implantable infusion device regarding spatial orientation of the port. The system further includes a processor... Agent: Medtronic, Inc.
20140058328 - System and method to vent gas from a body cavity: One aspect of the invention is a method to vent gas from a body cavity during an endoscopic procedure. A body cavity is in fluid communication with an exhaust gas inlet of a vacuum break device. The vacuum break device has a chamber in fluid communication with both the inlet... Agent:
20140058329 - Vascular access assembly with safety device: A plurality of different vascular access assemblies are described which protect a clinician from accidental needle stick injury upon withdrawal of a needle from a catheter assembly. Each of the vascular access assemblies include a safety device for guarding the needle tip of the needle upon withdrawal of a needle... Agent:
20140058331 - Anchor systems and methods: Some embodiments of a medical device anchor system include an anchor device that receives a medical instrument (such as a catheter or the like) and secures the instrument in place relative to a skin penetration point. In some circumstances, the anchor device may allow the anchor device to be used... Agent: Interrad Medical, Inc.
20140058330 - Dental implant device providing intravascular access: A dental implant device (30) providing intravascular access to a body of a patient. The device (30) includes a portal component (32) installed in a mouth (50) of the patient in place of or in association with a natural tooth, and a removable cap (34) resembling a natural tooth. The... Agent:
20140058332 - Implantable medical device for improved placement in the body: An implantable port includes a bottom portion having a needle-penetrable region running continuously along a majority of a perimeter of the implantable port. A method for customized suturing of an implantable port also includes creating a port pocket, and advancing a suture needle through the needle-penetrable region. The needle-penetrable region... Agent: Navilyst Medical, Inc.
20140058333 - Medicated module with automatic reservoir engagement and lock mechanism: A module for an injection system to co-deliver at least two medicaments is disclosed where a primary delivery device containing a primary medicament accepts a module containing a single dose of a secondary medicament and where both medicaments are delivered through a hollow needle. The module does not require the... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh
20140058334 - Bioinjection device having a tip with a plurality of directional dispersion apertures: The bioinjection device has a housing including a pistol grip and an elongated barrel. A trigger is pivotally mounted to the housing. An inner shaft having a distal end is slidable between a first position in which the distal end of the inner shaft is disposed in the barrel and... Agent:
20140058335 - Extendable plunger rod for medical syringe: A medical syringe with an extendible plunger rod is provided which facilitates injection of a large volume of material, for example, a dermal filler. The rod may include an outer plunger rod, an inner plunger rod, a compression spring configured to exert force tending to push the inner plunger rod... Agent: Allergan, Inc.
20140058336 - Blood control iv catheter with antimicrobial properties: A medical device is presented, which includes a fluid pathway and a septum slidably housed within the fluid pathway. The septum can be opened by a septum actuator disposed in a fixed position within the fluid pathway. In some examples, both the septum actuator and the septum have at least... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company
20140058337 - Materials for facilitating administration of dimethyl sulfoxide (dmso) and related compounds: The invention relates generally to materials for facilitating the administration of dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) and related compounds. In one embodiment, the invention comprises a kit comprising items used for the safe and effective administration of DMSO. In another embodiment, the invention relates to indicating containers for holding or delivering DMSO.... Agent: Abela Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
20140058338 - Catheter shaft including a metallic tapered region: A catheter shaft including a metallic tubular member including a plurality of apertures formed in the tubular wall of the metallic tubular member to provide a desired degree of flexibility to the metallic tubular member. The metallic tubular member includes a tapered region intermediate a region and a second, reduced... Agent: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
20140058340 - Eyelid margin wipes comprising chemical means for temperature adjustment: An eyelid margin wipe comprising chemical means for adjusting the temperature of the wipe relative to the ambient temperature. The wipe is particularly useful for treatment of disorders of the eyelid or eyelid margin such as meibomian gland dysfunction.... Agent: Optometric Technology Group Ltd.
20140058339 - Method and apparatus for self-dosing and self-administering pharmaceutical compositions: A method for self-dosing and self-administering a pharmaceutical or a cosmetic composition is provided. The method utilizes a three-dimensional dispensing device configured for receiving the composition. The dispensing device includes a bottom element having an inner surface and an outer surface and two side elements integrated with the bottom element,... Agent:
20140058341 - Visually aligning dispensing unit: Dispensing units and methods for using dispensing units to apply eye drops to an eye of a user are disclosed. A dispensing unit may include a dispensing barrel having a dispensing orifice and one or more concentric rings. A particular dispensing unit has one concentric ring that is disposed around... Agent:
20140058342 - Cleansing device and method: An external device for applying a substance to the perineum comprises: a bottom wall; and an elastic side wall extending from the bottom wall; wherein said bottom wall and side wall together form an open cup-shaped body for holding the substance.... Agent:
20140058343 - Smoke evacuator and evacuation system: A smoke evacuator and evacuation system for removing gaseous and/or particulate byproducts of surgical procedures and noxious vapors from chemicals is provided and includes an end effector or vacuum head positionable at a surgical site, the end effector including a plenum, a plenum support for preventing the plenum from collapsing,... Agent: Nascent Surgical, LLC
20140058345 - Foam dressing with integral porous film: Wound dressings and wound inserts comprising a porous film layer and at least a channel, wound inserts of forming wound inserts comprising a porous film layer and at least a channel, and wound-treatment wound inserts.... Agent: Kci Licensing, Inc.
20140058344 - Integrated system for assessing wound exudates: An integrated system for assessing wound exudates from the wound of a patient is described. The system may contain functionality to detect, process and report various wound parameters. The system also may make treatment determinations based on these findings. The system may detect one or more physiological values of the... Agent: Convatec Technologies Inc.
20140058346 - Water-absorbing agent, manufacture method thereof, and absorbent and absorbent article made therefrom: To improve the heat retention by diapers and other absorbents, a heat retention indicator 1 of a water-absorbing resin which is defined in the present invention needs be 3.0° C./min or less and also that particular requirements need be met to satisfy this condition. If the requirements are met, a... Agent: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
20140058347 - Sanitary pad with increased absorbability: A multi layered sanitary pad having a unique contoured oval shape and design for snug fit, increased absorption, comfort, obscurity and enhanced leak prevention that includes a cotton oval or elliptical shaped body made up of very thin cotton contoured oval embossed fleece layers, cotton wadding layers, cellulose/SAF/SAP layers, and... Agent:
20140058348 - Disposable diaper: A disposable wearing article includes an absorber having a crotch region that is in contact with a crotch portion of the wearer, and a back region arranged posterior to the crotch region and in contact with the hip portion of the wearer, and in the crotch region, a pair of... Agent: Unicharm Corporation
20140058350 - Methods and apparatus for programming a medical pump: A controller for a programmable medical pump comprises a memory including a plurality of preloaded infusion therapies, each preloaded infusion therapy including a plurality of program parameters. The controller also includes a device receiving a selection of one of the preloaded infusion therapies, profile data corresponding to a specific patient,... Agent: Baxter International Inc.
20140058349 - 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: Medtronic Minimed, Inc.
20140058351 - Syringe pump rapid occlusion detection system: An apparatus and method for detecting an occlusion in a downstream fluid line of a medical pump in relation to increased pressure in the downstream fluid line between the beginning and the end of each interval of a series of intervals of operation of the pump even if one or... Agent: Smiths Medical Asd, Inc.
20140058352 - Enteral feeding apparatus: Embodiments of the present invention include a enteral feeding apparatus and/or system in which an enteral feeding pump can be configured to deliver enteral formula to a patient in accordance with a delivery parameter determined using patient information associated with a patient to be treated and formula information associated with... Agent:
20140058355 - Hollow curved superelastic medical needle and method: A needle assembly 10 compromising an infusion needle 11 that includes a needle cannula 13 made of a superelastic material such as Nitinol. The needle cannula is cold-worked or heat annealed to produce a preformed bend 16 that can be straightened within passageway 21 of a coaxial outer cannula 12... Agent: Rex Medical L.p.
20140058354 - Huber needle safety enclosure: A method of using a safety enclosure for a needle, the needle including an aft end and a fore end together forming a right angle, the fore end including a sharp outer end. The method includes providing a safety enclosure including a needle housing and a panel unit, the needle... Agent: C. R. Bard, Inc.
20140058353 - Subcutaneous infusion device: An infusion system having an integrated inserter and infusion set (10) for containing and placing a flexible catheter (40), and a retractable introducer needle (26), wherein the catheter (40) is isolated from movement after placement. The integrated inserter and infusion set (10) includes a hub (20), having a user push... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company
20140058356 - In situ blood vessel and aneurysm treatment: Treatment of aneurysmal blood vessels with local delivery of therapeutic agents thereby reduces or lessens the severity of an aneurysm, and, where used in conjunction with the placement of an excluding device, provides for more rapid recovery of the blood vessel from any disturbance occurring during placement of the excluding... Agent: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
20140058357 - Apparatus for peripheral vascular access: This invention provides devices and methods for insertion of a catheter into a vessel. The devices include coaxial slidably mounted needle, dilator and catheter components. The methods include piercing a vessel with the needle component, dilating the pierced hole with the dilator component, retraction of the needle component, insertion of... Agent: I-v Access Technology, Inc.
20140058358 - Drug eluting sculpting balloon: A plaque-modifying balloon and method for use in an endovascular procedure includes an elongated balloon that defines a longitudinal axis and is inflatable from a first deflated configuration to a second radially expanded configuration. One or more plaque-modifying elements are mounted on the outside of the inflatable balloon. Optionally, a... Agent: Kassab Kughn Endovascular Devices LLC
20140058359 - Introducer sheath for perfusion regulation system: A reperfusion system and method of perfusing a blood vessel using the reperfusion system are provided. A sheath has a sheath wall and a lumen that each extend to a distal end to define a distal opening. A distal portion of the sheath wall has at least one wall opening.... Agent: Cook Medical Technologies LLC
20140058360 - Self-contained inserter for drug delivery infusion set: An infusion set (101) includes a base (121), a flexible catheter (142) and an introducer needle (134). The flexible catheter (142) is movable from a first catheter position disposed substantially entirely within the base (121) to a second catheter position in which a free end of the flexible catheter (142)... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company
20140058361 - Fluid jet cell harvester and cellular delivery system: An ultrasonically pulsating high-pressure fluid jet coupled with a suction system serve as a tissue harvesting device. The pulsated fluid jet disrupts tissue, permitting both harvesting of cells for therapeutic delivery, and as a surgical dissector and aspirator, for liposuction, soft tissue dissection, etc. The jet is delivered to the... Agent:
20140058362 - Medical device for providing port-like access to a mammalian urinary bladder and methods of inserting and utilizing the same: A medical device for providing direct port-like endoscopic access to the urinary bladder of a patient and a method of utilizing and inserting the medical device. The medical device can include a hollow tube with a main channel and a separate channel, a cap with an inflation port and a... Agent:02/20/2014 > 68 patent applications in 46 patent subcategories.
20140052044 - Apparatus and method for venting gas from a liquid: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for venting a gas from a liquid, which are applicable to a wide variety of medical liquid delivery systems. The apparatus includes level detectors, a clamp, and a control apparatus operably connected to the level detectors and the clamp. The method... Agent:
20140052045 - Flow control device: A device for diverting fluid from the ventricles of the brain to another area of the body includes an inlet, an outlet, and a resistance member operatively connected to the inlet and the outlet. The resistance member includes a first plate, a surface of which has a groove which defines... Agent: Centrax Limited
20140052047 - Method and tools for implanted device: A method and toolset capable of remotely moving a rotor of an implanted device in a first arcuate direction and detecting a first limit of travel, moving the rotor in a second, opposite direction and detecting a second limit of travel without altering the current performance setting of the implanted... Agent:
20140052046 - Reduction of intraocular pressure in the eye using a tubular clip: Drainage of aqueous from the anterior chamber of the eye can be facilitated by a malleable hollow clip or staple that can be formed to attach to ophthalmic tissue and provide intra-luminal flow of aqueous through the clip. In addition, the clip can be adjusted to modulate the outflow rate... Agent: Iridex Corporation
20140052048 - Tampon applicator: An tampon applicator includes an outer tube which contains an absorber therein, of which the one side is provided with a push-out aperture by which the absorber is to be pushed out, and of which the other side is provided with a grip tube unit; and an inner tube which... Agent: Unicharm Corporation
20140052050 - Illuminated fabric, device for administering light to the skin, kit and method for implementing same: The aim of the invention is to provide a device for administering light to the skin, that is cost-effective, reliable, powerful, homogeneous, compact, sufficiently flexible that it stays in contact with the skin of the user, and safe, in that it does not present any risk in the event of... Agent: Laboratoires Clarins
20140052049 - Method of treating onychomycosis: This application is directed to a method of treating onychomycosis by applying a phototherapeutic agent to a nail structure, waiting for a period of at least three days, and exposing the nail to light that causes an activation reaction. The phototherapeutic agent may be amino levulinic acid, alkylated derivatives of... Agent: Dusa Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
20140052051 - Permeant delivery system and methods for use thereof: Disclosed are a patch, system, and method for delivery of a permeant composition into a subject via at least one formed pathway through a biological membrane of the subject. The patch comprises a matrix, at least one hydrophilic permeant disposed within the matrix, wherein at least a portion of the... Agent: Nitto Denko Corporation
20140052053 - Infusion sleeve with motion reduction profile: An infusion sleeve has a flexible tube enclosing a lumen. The tube has a plurality of wall segments, each wall segment located between the lumen and an exterior surface of the tube and extending parallel to a central axis of the tube. The plurality of wall segments includes at least... Agent: Alcon Research, Ltd.
20140052052 - Needle catheter for delivery of agents directly into vessel wall: A system and method for treating a patient including advancing a catheter into the vasculature of the patient, forcing the catheter to adopt a position in contact with a vessel wall, and causing a needle tip to advance into the wall from a lumen in the catheter external surface that... Agent: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.
20140052054 - Wound care method and system with one or both of vacuum-light therapy and thermally augmented oxygenation: A system for treatment of a wound area of a patient including a first treatment pad comprising a plurality of Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) for cleaning and exposing a wound area to ultraviolet light, a second treatment pad comprising removal ports for exposing the wound area to a negative pressure,... Agent: Thermotek, Inc.
20140052055 - Modular skin-adherable system for medical fluid delivery: Disclosed is a portable therapeutic fluid dispensing device. The fluid dispensing device includes a reusable part (100) comprising a reusable part housing including at least a controller and a first portion (186) of a driving mechanism, and a disposable part (200) comprising a disposable part housing including at least a... Agent: Medingo Ltd.
20140052057 - Breast pump: The present invention relates to a breast pump operable to generate a negative pressure comprising a funnel (24) for receiving a breast of a user. The breast pump (24) has an insert (50,70) receivable in the funnel (24) having a deformable region (59a-59e) which forms a chamber between the insert... Agent: Koninklijke Philips N.v.
20140052058 - Pumping breast milk: A breast pump provides multiple orientations of the pumping lever with respect to the breast shield. A breast pump includes a liner extending from the breast shield, through the suction chamber, and out of the suction chamber, which liner shields other components of the pump from contamination by the flow... Agent: Tomy International, Inc.
20140052056 - Submersible valve for a breast milk collection device with self contained reservoir: The present invention is an improved valve system for a naturally shaped and hands-free human breast milk collection device that fits into a mother's existing nursing or standard brassiere. The invention comprises a submersible valve system within a breast milk collection device, which can significantly increase the breast milk collection... Agent: Dao Health
20140052059 - Syringe for mising and dispensing adipose tissue: A device is provided for introducing into a patient a combination of adipose tissue and an additive, for example, a hydrogel additive. The device includes a fat cartridge, an additive cartridge containing an additive, and a housing configured to receive, in a side-by-side manner, the fat cartridge and additive cartridge.... Agent: Allergan, Inc.
20140052060 - Drug eluting surgical screw: The present invention provides a drug eluting surgical screw and a method for manufacturing a drug eluting surgical screw. The drug eluting surgical screw may include a shaft having a threaded portion, a head having a drive recess disposed at a proximal end of the shaft, the drive recess having... Agent: Synthes Usa, LLC
20140052061 - Control apparatus: A control apparatus for use in endoscopes or the like is provided which allows a user to work without fatigue. The control apparatus includes a proximal and distal end sections, each of which has an articulation zone, and a central section arranged therebetween, an outer hollow-cylindrical shaft, an inner cylindrical... Agent: Aesculap Ag
20140052062 - Adaptable device for electrically isolating pulmonary veins in atrial fibrillation: Device for electrically isolating the pulmonary veins in atrial fibrillation for treatment thereof by means of ablation of a circumferential zone of tissue in a position where a pulmonary vein extends from an atrium, comprising: a catheter (1) having a terminal part and a distal part and comprising a first... Agent:
20140052063 - Apparatus for preventing over inflation of the retention balloon in medical catheters and airway devices: The body has a fluid inlet port for receiving pressurized fluid and a fluid outlet port connected to the retention balloon. A first passage connects the fluid inlet port and the fluid outlet port. A second passage in the body is connected to the balloon fluid return path and is... Agent: Convatec Technologies, Inc.
20140052064 - Medical apparatus and method of making the same: A hemostatic valve apparatus used in medical procedures that provides rapid activation of a sealing mechanism resulting in lower blood loss during use of the sealing device. The valve apparatus incorporates an actuator and two mechanisms that counter-rotate opposite ends of a sealing tube.... Agent: W.l. Gore & Associates, Inc.
20140052065 - Catheter assembly and components thereof: Catheter assemblies are generally discussed herein with particular discussions extended to catheter assemblies having a tip protector, a valve, a valve opener, and optionally a needle wiper. The valve opener is disposed inside a catheter hub and is configured to be pushed by an IV set luer connector to open... Agent: B. Braun Melsungen Ag
20140052066 - Vascular needle system: Vascular needle system for visualisation of blood comprising a vascular needle comprising a tube having a beveled distal end and a proximal end and between said ends a tubular wall having an external surface and an axial cavity for the passage of a fluid between said ends, said needle being... Agent:
20140052067 - Devices for puncturing for a human or animal body's membrane: Device for puncturing a membrane of a human or animal body so as to introduce a liquid formulation thereinto, provided with a patch (10) made of a polymeric material, includes a base surface (12) having a distal side and a proximal side, and a plurality of projections (11), each projection... Agent: Universite Libre De Bruxelles
20140052068 - Medical injection device with large, mechanical cipher dose display: An injection device is disclosed which comprises a housing (10) with a display for showing the size of a set dose. The display is formed from a number of individual ciphers (11, 40) which each comprises a plurality of segments (13, 14) extending horizontally and vertically. At the end of... Agent: Novo Nordisk A/s
20140052069 - Medicament delivery device for administration of opioid antagonists including formulations for naloxone: Medicament delivery devices for administration of opioid antagonists are described herein. In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a housing, a medicament container disposed within the housing and an energy storage member disposed within the housing. The medicament container is filled with a naloxone composition that includes naloxone or salts thereof,... Agent: Intelliject, Inc.
20140052070 - Injection of fibrin sealant including an anesthetic in spinal applications: A method of treating a disc that is leaking nucleus pulposus through at least one defect in the annulus fibrosus. The method includes injecting a fibrin sealant into the disc to reduce at least a portion of the at least one defect, wherein the fibrin sealant injected into the disc... Agent: Spinal Restoration, Inc.
20140052073 - Controlled release structure for attaching medical devices: A medical device for use with a fluid transfer device includes a hub having an open proximal end with a frusto-conically-shaped cavity therein, a distal end and a passageway therethrough. The cavity is part of the passageway. A release element in the passageway of the hub is positioned to block... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company
20140052072 - Safety needle device with snap feature and method of making same: The present invention safety device is a one-piece needle assembly that has a base and a housing pivotally connected to the base. The base has a distal portion to which a needle is fitted. At the base there is formed longitudinally along its distal portion a catch mechanism that may... Agent: Smiths Medical Asd, Inc.
20140052071 - Syringe with syringe barrel, syringe head and ejector unit: The invention relates to a syringe (20) comprising a syringe barrel (15), an ejector unit (25) arranged at the distal end of the syringe barrel (15) with a plunger rod (17), a coupling part (37) and a plunger (16) and a syringe head (21) arranged at the proximal end of... Agent: Pharma Consult Ges.m.b.h.
20140052074 - Medical devices for blood reflux prevention and methods of use: Described is a catheter patency maintenance device comprising of a flush syringe, an elongate plunger rod with a stopper slidably positioned within the barrel, a cap, disinfectant and a valve movable between an open position and a closed position. The valve may include a valve stem and/or openings in the... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company
20140052075 - Assembly for a drug delivery device and drug delivery device: An assembly for a drug delivery device is provided comprising a housing, a cartridge holder releasably connectable to the housing, a resilient member, and an interaction member which is configured to mechanically cooperate with the resilient member and with the cartridge holder. The resilient member is configured to rotationally bias... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh
20140052076 - Sealing members, articles using the same and methods of reducing sticktion: The present invention provides rubber sealing members having an exterior surface adapted to sealingly engage an inner surface of a chamber of a medical device, the exterior surface of the sealing member having a coating thereon prepared from a curable composition including: (a) a first organopolysiloxane having at least two... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company
20140052077 - Connection for medical device: The invention faces the technical problem of providing a tight connection between a tube and an dispense interface, while at the same time the biocompatibility of the connection can be improved. The technical problem is solved by an apparatus comprising a tube configured to guide a medium and a dispense... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh
20140052078 - Syringe: A syringe with a syringe cylinder has a Luer-lock connection arranged at an axial end of the syringe cylinder. The Luer-lock connection includes a Luer cone and a rotatable threaded sleeve surrounding this. The rotatable threaded sleeve of the Luer-lock connection includes a radially outwardly directed prominence.... Agent: Transcoject Gmbh
20140052079 - Valve arrangement for medical device: The invention faces the technical problem of reducing the uncertainty over exact doses ejected from a medical device and at the same time providing a homogeneous, but controlled mixture of at least two fluids while a simple production should be maintained. A medical device comprising a first valve, a second... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh
20140052080 - Disposable and portable garment for treating hands or feet: The present invention is a disposable garment, such as a glove, a sock, or a shoe, for treating foot or hand inflammation or disease. In a preferred embodiment, the garment comprises a flexible outer cover that is nonporous and an inner layer closely adhered to the inside of the outer... Agent:
20140052081 - Donepezil transdermal patch: The present invention relates to a donepezil transdermal patch comprising a backing layer and a pressure sensitive adhesive matrix layer, wherein the pressure sensitive adhesive matrix layer comprises donepezil free base and an acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive agent selected from the group consisting of a copolymer of 2-ethylhexyl acrylate and... Agent: Taiwan Biotech Co. Ltd.
20140052082 - Vacuum regulator with pre-set and calibration features: The vacuum regulator includes certain components so that the vacuum regulator is able to be pre-set to a desired vacuum. The vacuum regulator has been calibrated so that a desired vacuum can be selected from a range of vacuums, whether the regulator is in the “off” position or the “on”... Agent: Precision Medical, Inc.
20140052084 - Fluid extraction or filtration device, associated materials and methods: A fluid extraction or filtration device for removing fluid from a body, the device comprising an array of microneedles for contacting fluid in said body and an absorbent gel matrix in fluid communication with said array of microneedles. There is further provided a combined fluid extraction and sampling device and... Agent: Renephra Limited
20140052083 - Sub-atmospheric wound-care system: Methods and systems are provided for a sub-atmospheric wound-care (SAWS) system for treating an open wound. The SAWS system includes a regulated vacuum source for developing a negative pressure, a flow rate meter configured to measure a flow rate of liquid removed from the wound, a primary pressure regulating sensor... Agent: J&m Shuler Medical, Inc.
20140052085 - Percutaneous implant and ostomy method: A percutaneous ostomy implant for implantation into the abdominal wall of a patient is provided, which includes a connecting member for mounting an external detachable device thereto; a first tubular ingrowth member depending from the connecting member; and a second tubular ingrowth member depending from the connecting member and being... Agent: Ostomycure As
20140052086 - Absorbent article: An absorbent article comprising a liquid-permeable top sheet, a liquid-impermeable back sheet, and an absorbent body between the liquid-permeable top sheet and liquid-impermeable back sheet, wherein the top sheet exhibits a color difference in the range of 37-80, based on the L*a*b* color system and measured from a skin contact... Agent: Unicharm Corporation
20140052087 - Web material(s) for absorbent articles: The present disclosure, in part, relates generally to an absorbent article to be worn about the lower torso. The absorbent article comprises a chassis comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and the backsheet, and a pair of longitudinal barrier cuffs attached to the chassis.... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company
20140052088 - Absorbent products having improved packaging efficiency: A package comprising an interior space and an exterior surface may have a plurality of disposable absorbent articles disposed within the interior space of the package. Each of the disposable absorbent articles may have a topsheet; a backsheet; a substantially cellulose free absorbent core located between the topsheet and the... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company
20140052089 - Elastic absorbent sanitary article for absorbing bodily fluids: An absorbent hygiene product for acquiring fluids, having a flexurally yielding topsheet and a flexurally yielding backsheet, has, disposed between these sheets, an absorbent laminat, which in turn has two flexurally yielding outer plies, arranged adheringly between which are at least two diagonally intersecting, pre-tensioned plies of elastic filaments, a... Agent: Evonik Industries Ag
20140052090 - Fluid management device with fluid transport element for use within a body: A fluid management device for use in a mammalian body has at least one fluid transport element capable of interfacing with a mammalian body element to provide a substantially uninterrupted fluid conduit. The fluid conduit provides a fluid path between at least one fluid transport element and the storage element.... Agent: Mcneil-ppc, Inc.
20140052091 - Integrated insulin delivery system with continuous glucose sensor: Systems and methods for integrating a continuous glucose sensor 12, including a receiver 14, a medicament delivery device 16, a controller module, and optionally a single point glucose monitor 18 are provided. Integration may be manual, semi-automated and/or fully automated.... Agent: Dexcom, Inc.
20140052092 - Integrated insulin delivery system with continuous glucose sensor: Systems and methods for integrating a continuous glucose sensor 12, including a receiver 14, a medicament delivery device 16, a controller module, and optionally a single point glucose monitor 18 are provided. Integration may be manual, semi-automated and/or fully automated.... Agent: Dexcom, Inc.
20140052093 - Integrated insulin delivery system with continuous glucose sensor: Systems and methods for integrating a continuous glucose sensor 12, including a receiver 14, a medicament delivery device 16, a controller module, and optionally a single point glucose monitor 18 are provided. Integration may be manual, semi-automated and/or fully automated.... Agent: Dexcom, Inc.
20140052094 - Integrated insulin delivery system with continuous glucose sensor: Systems and methods for integrating a continuous glucose sensor 12, including a receiver 14, a medicament delivery device 16, a controller module, and optionally a single point glucose monitor 18 are provided. Integration may be manual, semi-automated and/or fully automated.... Agent: Dexcom, Inc.
20140052095 - Integrated insulin delivery system with continuous glucose sensor: Systems and methods for integrating a continuous glucose sensor 12, including a receiver 14, a medicament delivery device 16, a controller module, and optionally a single point glucose monitor 18 are provided. Integration may be manual, semi-automated and/or fully automated.... Agent: Dexcom, Inc.
20140052101 - Devices, assemblies and methods for controlling fluid flow: A valve is provided for controlling flow along a fluid line that includes an outer shell and an inner housing slidably disposed therein that includes connector threads surrounding a boss on one end and a passage through the boss. A backing member is coupled to the outer shell and has... Agent: Infusion Innovations, Inc.
20140052097 - Guide extension catheter: Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example medical device may include a guide extension catheter. The guide extension catheter may include an elongate tubular member having a proximal region, a distal region, and a slot formed in the tubular member between the proximal... Agent: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
20140052099 - Injection neddle assembly and medicine injection device: A needle tube having a needle tip for puncturing skin; a needle hub; and a fluid-draining portion for enabling draining of a medicine. The needle hub includes: a retention part (first member) for retaining the needle tube; an insertion part into which the output portion of a syringe is inserted;... Agent: Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha
20140052100 - Injection needle assembly and medicine injection device: A needle tube having a needle tip for puncturing skin; a needle hub; and an absorption part for absorbing a medicine. The needle hub includes: a retention part (first member) for retaining the needle tube; an insertion part into which the output portion of a syringe is inserted; and a... Agent: Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha
20140052096 - Pump engine with metering system for dispensing liquid medication: An infusion pump system is disclosed for dispensing liquid medication, such as insulin. The infusion pump system includes a first reservoir for storing liquid medication, a first fluid driver for exerting pressure on the first reservoir, a second reservoir for storing liquid medication, and a second fluid driver for exerting... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company
20140052098 - Retractable safety syringe with non-loaded seal: A retractable safety syringe may have a needle, a syringe body, a shaft seal, and a plunger assembly. A proximal portion of the body and a piston of the plunger may define a vacuum chamber. The plunger assembly may comprise a shaft coupled to a piston. The shaft may have... Agent:
20140052102 - Reuse protection for disposable parts: The present invention inter-alia relates to an apparatus comprising a receiving opening configured to receive a connecting part of a medical device in a spread condition of the receiving opening and to block receiving the connecting part of the medical device in a relaxed condition of the receiving opening, and... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh
20140052103 - Devices and systems for thrombus treatment: A thrombus treatment device includes a support wire, a body frame portion that is disposed about an axis defined by the support wire, one or more tethers that each have a first end and a second end, and a filter element extending from the body frame portion. Each of the... Agent: W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
20140052104 - Treatment device: A treatment device includes: a balloon; a biologically active agent part applied on an outer surface of the balloon; a protective sleeve encircling the balloon and being displaceable proximally; and an interposed member having a self-expanding function arranged between the balloon and the protective sleeve. When the protective sleeve is... Agent: Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha
20140052105 - Double balloon catheter and methods for homogeneous drug delivery using the same: The present disclosure is directed to a catheter for site-specific delivery of a therapeutic agent to a blood vessel of a patient. The catheter further includes an elongated shaft having at least one inner lumen, a distal end and a proximal end and proximal and distal vessel-conforming balloons where each... Agent: Covidien Lp
20140052106 - Device and method for collecting and dispensing colostrum: A method of collecting colostrum from a breast of a human and dispensing the colostrum to a newborn may involve: coupling a first end of an adapter with a syringe; positioning a second end of the adapter in contact with or near the breast; manually expressing colostrum from the breast... Agent: Maternal Life, LLC
20140052107 - Guidewire with an improved flexural rigidity profile: Medical devices and methods for making and using the same are disclosed. An example medical device may include a guidewire. The guidewire may include a core wire having a distal portion. A tubular member may be disposed over the distal portion. The tubular member may have a plurality of slots... Agent: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
20140052108 - Medical device with textured surface: Described is a guide catheter for guiding other medical devices into or through a body lumen, comprising: a polymeric, tubular inner liner having a textured inner surface; and, a polymeric jacket bonded to an exterior of the inner liner; wherein the texture of the inner surface of the inner liner... Agent:
20140052109 - Steerable multifunction catheter probe with high guidability and reversible rigidity: A steerable, multifunction radiofrequency (RF) catheter probe for providing improved steerability plus variable rigidity of RF catheter probes. The features of the invention include the ability to reversibly vary the rigidity of catheter probes and to configure the shape of the distal end of catheter probes as required by the... Agent: Diros Technology Inc.
20140052110 - Drainage device: A drainage device for discharging a liquid retained in a palpebral fissure to the outside of the palpebral fissure includes a hook portion that is bent into a hook to be hooked on a lid margin or a medical drape and comes into contact with the liquid in the palpebral... Agent:
20140052111 - Flocked medical tube: A medical tube, especially for use in vacuum therapy, preferably endoluminal vacuum therapy, comprising at least one tube body and a flock material is described. A process for producing a medical tube comprises: coating the surface of at least one tube body with an adhesive at least partially, especially partially... Agent: Aesculap Ag02/13/2014 > 65 patent applications in 50 patent subcategories.
20140046239 - Tampon applicator: A tampon applicator comprises: an outer cylinder in the interior of which an absorbent; an inner cylinder for outwardly pushing the absorbent by moving into the outer cylinder; and a flange part extending outward in the radial direction from an outer peripheral surface of a grip cylinder part of the... Agent:
20140046242 - Delivery of corticosteroids through iontophoresis: Disclosed herein are formulations of dexamethasone or a prodrug thereof suitable for delivery by ocular iontophoresis and methods of use thereof.... Agent:
20140046240 - Electronic assembly for iontophoresis transdermal drug delivery and device thereof: An electronic assembly for iontophoresis transdermal delivery of at least one drug includes an input mechanism configured to receive at least one parameter for iontophoresis transdermal delivery of the at least one drug. The electronic assembly further includes a controller configured to select current intensity and a voltage modulation based... Agent:
20140046241 - Method for treating non-acneic oily skin: The present invention relates to a method for cosmetic treatment of non-acneic oily skin, comprising the step consisting in: exposing said non-acneic oily skin to a first quasi-monochromatic light of artificial origin having a dominant wavelength peak between 300 and 700 nm, better still between 400 and 650 nm, even... Agent: L'oreal
20140046243 - Apparatus and methods for clot disruption and evacuation: The apparatus includes a catheter having a combined infusion/aspiration lumen, a three lumen proximal portion and a two lumen distal portion. An infusion/aspiration valve located at the distal end of the catheter facilitates performing infusion and aspiration through the same lumen, which in turn reduces the number of lumens, and... Agent: Covidien Lp
20140046244 - Apparatus and methods for clot disruption and evacuation: The apparatus includes a catheter having a combined infusion/aspiration lumen, a three lumen proximal portion and a two lumen distal portion. An infusion/aspiration valve located at the distal end of the catheter facilitates performing infusion and aspiration through the same lumen, which in turn reduces the number of lumens, and... Agent: Covidien Lp
20140046246 - Device for efficient delivery of compounds to or through the skin or biological barriers, using light-absorbing thin films: This invention refers to a device capable of rapidly and efficiently converting the energy in a laser pulse into a high-impulse broadband pressure wave and to its applications in the transient permeabilization of a biological membrane, including the outer layers of the skin, without causing damage or discomfort. A method... Agent: Universidade De Coimbra
20140046245 - Percutaneous transpedicular endovertebral device: A percutaneous transpedicular endovertebral device and system is disclosed. An example device includes a cannula having an internal lumen. The device also includes a trocar receivable within the cannula internal lumen. A flexible shaft cutting catheter is receivable through the trocar to form a cavity within a vertebrae structure and/or... Agent:
20140046247 - Gas mist pressure bathing method and gas mist pressure bathing system: Provided are a gas mist pressure bathing method and a gas mist pressure bathing system that improve the efficiency of absorbing a gas mist from the skin and mucous membranes of a living body. The gas mist pressure bathing method is provided with a first step, a second step and... Agent: Acp Japan Co., Ltd.
20140046248 - Heat exchange device: The present invention relates to a device designed to promote heat exchange to/from a medical liquid ML. The device comprises an inlet, an outlet and a duct adapted to contain a flow of the medical liquid ML. The duct is enclosed between two walls, has a planar development defining a... Agent: Sis-ter S.p.a.
20140046249 - Dual pump arthroscopic irrigation/aspiration system with outflow control: A dual pump irrigation/aspiration pump system capable of operating in a plurality of different modes suitable for a variety of different endoscopic surgical procedures. The system monitors actual or calculated intra-articular pressure and adjusts flow to maintain surgeon requested pressure at the surgical site while controlling outflow. The irrigation/aspiration pump... Agent: Linvatec Corporation
20140046250 - Steerable element for use in surgery: A steerable element for use in surgery, comprising: an inflatable member; and an elongate frame azimuthally surrounding said inflatable member, wherein: said inflatable member is configured to press against said elongate frame on inflation so as to cause a change in the curvature of said elongate frame. A catheter, an... Agent: Barts And The London Nhs Trust
20140046251 - Long travel steerable catheter actuator: The present invention is an electrophysiology, RF ablation, or similar catheter (i.e., catheter or sheath) that includes an actuator that significantly increases the length of travel (i.e., steering travel) of the actuation wires, as compared to the length of travel provided by prior art actuators. The catheter includes a hollow... Agent: St. Jude Medical, Atrial Fibrillation Division, Inc.
20140046252 - Weeping balloon catheter: Balloon catheters, and methods of treatment therewith, are provided including an inflatable first balloon at least partially enclosed by an expandable second balloon that has holes. The annular space between the first balloon and the second balloon is configured to promote delivery of the fluid evenly through holes in the... Agent: Cook Medical Technologies
20140046254 - Drug coated balloon catheter and pharmacokinetic profile: A drug delivery balloon is provided comprising a balloon having a surface, and a coating disposed on at least a portion of the balloon surface, the coating including an cytostatic therapeutic agent, an excipient, and a plasticizer. In accordance with the present subject matter, at least 30% of the coating... Agent: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.
20140046253 - Methods and devices for eluting agents to a vessel: Systems, devices and methods for eluting an agent at a treatment site are disclosed. The devices include an expandable frame and at least one membrane. The membrane may carry an agent to elute at the treatment site. The membrane may allow blood flow at the treatment site during agent delivery.... Agent: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.
20140046255 - Free-standing biodegradable patch: Methods and apparatus for a free-standing biodegradable patch suitable for medical applications, especially intravascular, minimally-invasive and intraoperative surgical applications are provided, wherein the patch comprises a free-standing film or device having a mixture of a solid fibrinogen component and a solid thrombin component that, when exposed to an aqueous environment,... Agent: Bioinspire Technologies, Inc.
20140046256 - Needle assembly reuse prevention mechanism: Described is a needle assembly reuse prevention mechanism comprising a barrier movable between a retracted position and an extended position, a spring coupled to the barrier, a pin formed on the barrier, and a slot receiving the pin. When in the extended position, the barrier substantially covers an opening of... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh
20140046257 - Rapid fluid cooling devices and methods for cooling fluids: A cooling device includes a target fluid inlet, a target fluid outlet, an inner conduit, and a chamber surrounding the inner conduit. The inner conduit communicates with the target fluid inlet and the target fluid outlet, and provides a flow path for a target fluid to be cooled. The chamber... Agent: North Carolina State University
20140046258 - Systems and methods for providing a flushable catheter assembly: A flushable catheter assembly having features to enable selective activation of fluid flow through the catheter assembly is disclosed herein. A septum is placed within the catheter adapter of the catheter assembly and includes a pathway that is closed prior to being biased open via a septum activator also positioned... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company
20140046259 - Delivery mechanism for an autoinjector: The invention provides a delivery mechanism for an autoinjector comprising: a first drive member configured to drive a first component in an axial direction; a second drive member configured to drive a second component in an axial direction; and a release mechanism configured to control a sequence of release of... Agent: Oval Medical Technologies Limited
20140046260 - Infusion pump assembly: A wearable infusion pump assembly includes a reservoir for receiving an infusible fluid, and an external infusion set configured to deliver the infusible fluid to a user. A fluid delivery system is configured to deliver the infusible fluid from the reservoir to the external infusion set. The fluid delivery system... Agent: Deka Products Limited Partnership
20140046261 - Magnetic element-equipped needle assemblies: A guidance system for assisting with the insertion of a needle into a patient is disclosed. The guidance system utilizes ultrasound imaging or other suitable imaging technology. In one embodiment, the guidance system comprises an imaging device including a probe for producing an image of an internal body target, such... Agent: C. R. Bard, Inc.
20140046262 - Microneedle arrays formed from polymer films: The present invention provides for transdermal delivery devices having microneedle arrays, as well as methods for their manufacture and use. In one embodiment, a transdermal delivery device is provided. The transdermal delivery device includes a polymer layer which has microneedles projecting from one of its surfaces. The microneedles are compositionally... Agent: Transderm, Inc.
20140046263 - Protective shower guard for indwelling medical catheters: A novel shower guard for use by a patient having an indwelling catheter is disclosed. The novel shower guard fits over a standard medical dressing and does not require medical staff to apply, but instead may be affixed over the medical catheter by the patient. Once applied, the patient is... Agent:
20140046264 - Anchor instrumentation and methods: Some embodiments of a medical device anchor system include an anchor sleeve that receives a catheter (or other medical instrument) though a working channel of the anchor sleeve. The anchor sleeve may include a first actuator that controls the extension of one or more subcutaneous tines into the subcutaneous region... Agent: Interrad Medical, Inc.
20140046265 - Tube holder and method of securing catheters to a patient: A tube holder includes a base mounted on a support surface, and male and female gripping members extending substantially transversely from the base with the base and gripping members unitarily, integrally formed of a one-piece, soft, low durometer elastomer and one of the gripping members having a plurality of apertures... Agent:
20140046266 - Drug delivery device and cartridge holder for a drug delivery device: A drug delivery device is provided comprising a cartridge holder comprising at least one guide track, and a body comprising at least one interaction member adapted and arranged to mechanically cooperate with the at least one guide track. The guide track comprises a first section and a second section, wherein... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh
20140046267 - Z-shaped fluid channel arrangement: The invention is related to a manifold comprising at least two valve receptacles, further comprising a fluid groove arrangement comprising at least two fluid grooves, wherein a first fluid groove of the at least two fluid grooves has a starting point near a first valve receptacle of the at least... Agent: Sanofi-aventis Deutschland Gmbh
20140046268 - Multiple use disposable injection pen: A medication injection pen (51) includes a housing (1) and a dose set knob (2) having at least one internal tooth (22). A brake member (5) has a plurality of axially extending splines (52). A driver or setback member (9) includes at least one external tooth (92) engaging the at... Agent: Becton, Dickinson And Company
20140046269 - Autoinjector device: An autoinjector device includes an elongate housing containing a syringe or cartridge having an internal piston for expressing a dose from the syringe or cartridge. A drive mechanism includes a drive member engaging the piston and a drive spring acting on the drive member. A side-operated trigger arrangement includes a... Agent: Owen Mumford Limited
20140046270 - Prefilled medical injection device: An integrated injection device with pre-packaged medication is disclosed. The integrated injection device includes an ampule that is filled with a fluid medication and a collar with hypodermic needle. The collar includes an axial valve that is positioned between a first end of the collar a second end that includes... Agent: Adar Medtech, Inc.
20140046271 - Method for controlling drug delivery through an infusion set: A slide clamp for use with an infusion pump and infusion set provides finger grips and support members for supporting the infusion tubing. The finger grips make the slide clamp easier to use while reducing the risk of error. The tubing support members reduce the likelihood of improperly loading the... Agent: Carefusion Corporation
20140046272 - Release mechanism for use with needle shielding devices: A needle-based medical device and method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. A needle device includes a hub having a longitudinal axis; a needle having a sharp distal tip; and a needle shield assembly associated with the needle and moveable from a non-shielding position to a shielding position. In the... Agent: Erskine Medical LLC
20140046273 - Antibiotic delivery system and method: The invention provides a system and method for delivering antibiotic powder to a surgical wound that reduces the likelihood of contamination. A pre-packaged, sterile antibiotic powder delivery system comprises a container; a measured dosage of an antibiotic powder disposed within the container; and a sieve top attached to the top... Agent:
20140046275 - Method for treating overactive bladders and a device for storage and administration of topical oxybutynin compositions: The invention relates to a method for treating overactive bladders and a device for storing and administering non-occluded oxybutynin topical compositions.... Agent: Watson Laboratories, Inc.
20140046274 - Piroxicam-containing matrix patches and methods for the topical treatment of acute and chronic pain and inflammation therewith: This invention relates to matrix patches for the topical (i.e., transdermal) delivery of piroxicam and methods for the treatment of acute and chronic pain and inflammation therewith, particularly pain and inflammation caused by sports injuries or other muscle aches or injuries requiring the application of analgesic and/or anti-inflammation medication, in... Agent:
20140046276 - Wound care product: The present invention pertains to use of sodium diacetate (NaHAc2) as an antimicrobial agent against bacteria growing in biofilms. The aspects of the invention include a wound care product comprising sodium diacetate, a kit comprising a wound care product, and a method of treating an infected wound.... Agent: Danmarks Tekniske Universitet
20140046277 - Fast-clotting wound dressings: Disclosed herein are fast-clotting wound dressings impregnated with one or more hemostatic agents including, for example, tissue factor, and optionally, one or more phospholipids. Such dressings may be used to initiate blood clotting on a wound of a subject.... Agent: Gamma Therapeutics, Inc.
20140046278 - Connection device for use in the negative pressure treatment of wounds: A connection device for use in the negative pressure therapy of wounds, includes a flexible conduit having at least two lumens and being constructed for impingement with negative pressure and/or fluid media; a coupling body made of an elastomeric flexible material, and non-detachably molded onto a wound-side end section of... Agent: Paul Hartmann Ag
20140046279 - Method for preventing the crystallisation of pharmaceuticals in a polymer film: The invention relates to a method for preventing the crystallization of a pharmaceutical in a polymer film, wherein the solvent-containing coating compound, which comprises a matrix-forming polymer or polymer mixture and at least one pharmaceutical and is spread to produce the polymer film, is temporarily dried at temperatures that is... Agent: Lts Lohmann Therapie-systeme Ag
20140046280 - Liquid medicament applicator: The present invention provides an applicator, which holds an intended quantity of liquid medicament and applies the same to skin or mucous membrane without wasting. The applicator comprises a grip portion 10 for grasping; a neck portion 12, which can be elastically deflected, continuous from the grip portion 10; and... Agent: R-tech Ueno Ltd
20140046281 - Connection device for use in the negative pressure treatment of wounds: A connection device for use in the negative pressure therapy of wounds includes a flexible conduit which can be impinged with negative pressure and/or fluid media, the conduit having at least two lumens, a coupling body formed by an elastomeric flexible material which is non-detachably injection molded to a wound-side... Agent: Paul Hartmann Ag
20140046282 - Reduced-pressure systems and methods employing an ultraviolet light source for reducing bioburden: Systems and methods are provided for moving fluids from a patient to a canister and lowering or eliminating the bio-burden of the canister. In one instance, a method for removing fluids from a patient includes using reduced pressure to remove fluids from a patient, delivering the fluids into a reduced-pressure... Agent: Kci Licensing, Inc.
20140046283 - Ostomy bags: An ostomy bag including in an accessible wall 1 a closable exit aperture 5 and means 4 for selectively releasing accumulated gas through the aperture 5.... Agent: Welland Medical Limited
20140046284 - Disposable absorbent product with temporary adhesive attachment and related methods: A disposable absorbent product extends longitudinally along a longitudinal axis and laterally along a transverse axis, with the transverse axis conceptually dividing the product into first and second hemispheres. The product has a permeable topsheet, an impermeable backsheet overlaying the topsheet, and an absorbent core disposed between the topsheet and... Agent: Sca Hygiene Products Ab
20140046285 - Insert with advantageous fastener configurations and end stiffness characteristics for two-piece wearable absorbent article: A two-piece wearable absorbent article (such as a diaper) including an outer cover, and particularly, an absorbent insert for use therewith, are disclosed. The insert has a fastener component disposed at either or both a forward region and a rearward region thereof, for fastening the insert within the outer cover.... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company
20140046286 - Folded incontinence article: The invention relates to an absorbent incontinence article of the open type having attached diaper wings, wherein the rear diaper wings have closure elements in the edge region, and to the folding of the diaper wings at high production speeds without impairing the functionality of the closure elements and simultaneously... Agent: Paul Hartmann Ag
20140046288 - Infusion pump device and method for improved dosing: An infusion pump device comprising a primary liquid medicament reservoir, a pump with a secondary reservoir to retrieve medicament from the primary reservoir and to subsequently dose the medicament from the secondary reservoir in adjustable volumes (Vdose,i) to a downstream conduit and a control unit to control the operation of... Agent: Roche Diagnostics International Ag
20140046287 - Microfabricated nanopore device for sustained release of therapeutic agent: A drug delivery device that includes a capsule for implantation into the body; the capsule further includes a reservoir for containing a substance such as a therapeutic agent, at least one port for allowing the substance to diffuse from or otherwise exit the reservoir, and a nanopore membrane in communication... Agent: Delpor, Inc.
20140046289 - Method for the treatment of acne: This application is directed to a method of treating a patient with acne by applying a photodynamic agent to skin having acne lesions, waiting at least 12 hours, and then exposing the skin to which the photodynamic agent has been applied to light that causes an activation reaction.... Agent: Dusa Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
20140046290 - Synthesis of 2-(4-aminophenyl)benzothiazole derivatives and use thereof: The present invention provides a photodynamic therapy to a patient having at least one tumor comprising the steps of: administering a compound of formula 6 (wherein R1 and R2 are defined as the above) in a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier to the patient; waiting for a sufficient time to allow the... Agent: Kaohsiung Medical University
20140046291 - Vein imaging systems and methods: Some embodiments of this disclosure relates to systems and methods for imaging a patient's vasculature. For example, near infrared (NIR) light can be used to illuminate a target area and light that is reflected or scattered from the target area can be used for generate an image of the target... Agent: Evena Medical, Inc.
20140046294 - Device and method for discharging a reactive liquid: A device and method for dispensing a liquid with a gas includes an instrument having a cannula and a low-pressure tip. The low-pressure tip includes a tip housing that at least partially defines a high pressure chamber. A distal wall of the tip housing includes an aperture in fluid communication... Agent: Nordson Corporation
20140046292 - Method of drug delivery for pth, pthrp and related peptides: The present invention provides compositions, devices, methods and processes related to the intradermal delivery of PTHrP and PTHrP analogues, particularly [Glu22,25, Leu23,28,31, Aib29, Lys26,30]hPTHrP(1-34)NH2.... Agent: Radius Health, Inc.
20140046293 - Method of drug delivery for pth, pthrp and related peptides: The present invention provides compositions, devices, methods and processes related to the intradermal delivery of PTHrP and PTHrP analogues, particularly [Glu22,25, Leu23,28,31, Aib29, Lys26,30]hPTHrP(1-34)NH2.... Agent: Radius Health, Inc.
20140046295 - Apparatus and methods for delivery of fluid injection boluses to patients and handling harmful fluids: A hazardous fluid transport container and a hazardous fluid delivery system are disclosed. The hazardous fluid transport container includes a housing enclosing an at least partially shielded enclosure. First and second fluid path elements are disposed within the housing, with the first fluid path element and second fluid path element... Agent: Medrad, Inc.
20140046296 - Syringe pump and array of syringe pumps with multi-zone electronic display: An infusion pump for infusing a fluid from a syringe, the syringe comprising a syringe barrel and a syringe plunger comprising a piston, a plunger stem and a plunger flange, wherein the infusion pump comprises a housing having a display, a syringe retainer for retaining the syringe in place and... Agent: Carefusion Corporation
20140046297 - Distal access aspiration guide catheter: Distal access aspiration guide catheter system and methods for delivering implantable devices, catheters, or substances in or near and/or restoring flow through body lumens, such as blood vessel lumens are described. A Distal access aspiration guide catheter having a proximal, medial, and distal possessing high flexibility, high resistance to kinking... Agent: Coviden Lp
20140046298 - Methods of treating atrial fibrillation: At the present time, physicians often treat patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) using radiofrequency (RF) catheter systems to ablate conducting tissue in the wall of the Left Atrium of the heart around the ostium of the pulmonary veins. These systems are expensive and take time consuming to use. The present... Agent: Ablative Solutions, Inc.
20140046299 - Surgical access device with adjustable cannula: A surgical access device is provided having a cannula and obturator. The cannula has a housing and tube section with an anchor located about the tube section. The obturator has a mechanism to deploy the anchor and adjust the cannula length. The anchor is moveable between a deployed and undeployed... Agent: Ethicon Endo-surgery, Inc.
20140046300 - Low profile agent delivery perfusion catheter having a funnel-shaped membrane: An agent delivery catheter and method configured to deliver an agent to an inner surface of a patient's body lumen wall by forming a funnel shaped agent containment chamber around at least one portion of the inner surface of the body lumen wall, while minimizing ischemic conditions during the procedure.... Agent: Abbott Cardiovascular Systems Inc.
20140046301 - Catheter: A body of a catheter includes an inner layer, a braid, and an outer layer. The braid includes first and second wires. The first and second wires can be joined together such that the distal end portion of the first wire winds itself around a side surface of the second... Agent: Asahi Intecc Co., Ltd.
20140046302 - Wire guide with multiple tips: A medical wire guide may include a mandril having a distal tip, a first coil coupled with the distal tip of the mandril, and a second coil configured to releasably engage with the mandril or the first coil. The second coil comprises a distal tip and defines an inner cavity... Agent: Cook Medical Technologies LLC
20140046303 - Method and device for simultaneously documenting and treating tension pneumothorax and/or hemothorax: A method and device are provided for simultaneously or near-simultaneously diagnosing and treating tension pneumothorax and/or hemothoraxA Veress-type needle portion includes a hollow needle for puncturing the chest wall over a blunt hollow probe biased by one or more springs to extend distally into the pleural cavity. Openings in the... Agent:Previous industry: Surgery: splint, brace, or bandage
Next industry: Surgery
RSS FEED for 20140306:
Integrate FreshPatents.com into your RSS reader/aggregator or website to track weekly updates.
For more info, read this article.
Thank you for viewing Surgery patents on the FreshPatents.com website. These are patent applications which have been filed in the United States. There are a variety ways to browse Surgery patent applications on our website including browsing by date, agent, inventor, and industry. If you are interested in receiving occasional emails regarding Surgery patents we recommend signing up for free keyword monitoring by email.
Results in 1.06957 seconds