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SYSTEMS AND METHODS RELATED TO THE TREATMENT OF BACK PAIN
The present invention reduces pain and improves function long-term in persons with back pain using electrical stimulation in the back. This approach involves...
RETINAL PROSTHESIS SYSTEM
A retinal prosthesis system according to an embodiment includes a converter, a retinal prosthesis, and a transmitter. The converter is placed in an eye, and...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR MEASURING A CURRENT OUTPUT BY A CURRENT GENERATION
CIRCUIT INCLUDED IN A COCHLEAR IMPLANT
An exemplary system may include a sound processor that is communicatively coupled to a cochlear implant implanted within a patient. The cochlear implant may...
PATIENT THERAPY SYSTEMS AND METHODS
Embodiments of the invention provide a system and method for delivering stimulation therapy or relief to a patient. The system includes a stimulation electrode...
VENOUS ELECTRICAL STIMULATION APPARATUS AND METHODS AND USES THEREOF
An electrical venous stimulation apparatus comprising an electrical signal generator, the signal generator configured to generate a specified electrical output...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR DELIVERING PULSED ELECTRIC FIELDS TO SKIN TISSUE
Systems and methods for controlling a tissue of a subject using applied pulsed electric fields. The system for controlling a therapy provided to a tissue of a...
Electroporation device and injection apparatus
An apparatus is provided for injecting a fluid into body tissue, the apparatus comprising: a hollow needle; and fluid delivery means, wherein the apparatus is...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR COMBINED NEUROSTIMULATION AND DEFIBRILLATION
The present disclosure provides systems and methods for providing both neurostimulation and defibrillation therapy. The system includes an implantable pulse...
Catheter For Manipulating A Medical Implant, A Medical Implant Having A
Fastening Arrangement For Interaction...
A medical implant, a catheter, and a system including a medical implant and a catheter, where the catheter is used to position the medical implant and to...
SYSTEM THAT SECURES AN ELECTRODE ARRAY TO THE SPINAL CORD FOR TREATING
This invention provides a device for implantation directly into the spinal cord for the purpose of treating back pain. Electrodes on a backing that conforms...
ENHANCED STABILIZING SYSTEM AND SURGICAL TOOL TO SECURE AN ELECTRODE ARRAY
TO THE SPINAL CORE
Described in this disclosure is a support structure for an electrode array configured for implanting against the spinal cord for treatment of pain. The...
SELF-EXPANDING NEUROSTIMULATION LEADS HAVING BROAD MULTI-ELECTRODE ARRAYS
Self-expanding lead including a lead body having a distal body end, a proximal body end, and a central axis extending therebetween. The lead body includes...
IMPLANTABLE LEAD WITH TETHERS
Disclosed is an implantable lead having a paddle, an electrode array positioned and arranged on a surface of the paddle, and a tether connected to the paddle....
Current Output Architecture for an Implantable Stimulator Device
Disclosed herein are current output architectures for implantable stimulator devices. Current source and sink circuitry is divided into a plurality of stages,...
Electrode Contact with Hydrogel Covering
A cochlear implant electrode includes an implantable electrode array made of resilient material with a center longitudinal axis and an outer surface. Electrode...
DISINFECTION DEVICE FOR CONNECTORS
A device for disinfecting catheter connectors comprising a container (2) having a closed lower base end (2b) and an opposite open upper end (2a) and a...
ANTIMICROBIAL INSERTS FOR STOPCOCK MEDICAL CONNECTORS
Various embodiments of an antimicrobial insert for a stopcock medical connector are provided. More specifically, the present invention relates to an...
MEDICAL CONNECTOR WITH CLOSEABLE MALE LUER
A luer connector including a housing with first end including a male luer tip and a second end. The connector further includes a rigid valve member having a...
DEFORMABLE MEDICAL IMPLANT
The present invention comprises a deformable, implantable subcutaneous port for anchoring a transcutaneous treatment component. A port body portion having a...
Microneedle Patches, Systems, and Methods
Embodiments of the present application provide microneedle patches and systems, and methods for use of such patches and systems. In one aspect, a microneedle...
DISPENSING APPLICATOR FOR FLUIDS
A single-piece, injection molded, hand-held liquid dispensing applicator. The single-piece applicator comprising a source of fluid and a frangible applicator...
SYRINGE AND SYRINGE SET
A syringe and a syringe set are provided. The syringe can be readily distinguished from other syringes only by viewing a tip of the syringe. The syringe...
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR SKIN TREATMENT
Apparatuses and methods configured to provide heat and cold to the skin along with a skin treatment to control rate of skin treatment flow to the skin are...
IMPLANTABLE DRUG DELIVERY DEVICES FOR GENITOURINARY SITES
Implantable drug delivery devices are provided to have a deployment shape for implantation in the body and a retention shape for retention in the body. The...
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR NATURAL CURE OF MIDDLE EAR INFECTIONS WITHOUT
An apparatus for natural cure for middle ear infection has a single use sachet. The sachet has a pocket that holds a limited quantity of mustard essential oil....
SINUSITIS TREATMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD OF USE
A system for manipulating a guide catheter within a patient's nasal passages or sinus cavities includes a guide catheter formed from an elongate flexible...
Devices and Methods For Minimally Invasive Access to Sinuses And Treatment
The present invention provides minimally invasive devices and methods for accessing the sinuses and their surrounding structures for surgery and other...
BALLOON AND INTRALUMINAL TREATMENT METHOD
A balloon can be rather easily pressed against an inner wall inside a lumen using a proper pressing force. A balloon has a dilating/deflating section that...
DEVICES AND METHODS FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE CORONARY BYPASS AND OTHER
Treatment methods and devices are provided for percutaneously accessing a patient's thoracic region via a controlled opening in the aorta, so that cardiac...
CORROSION-RESISTANT MAGNETIC ARTICLE
A magnetic article with a corrosion resistant barrier formed from a poly(tetrafluoro-p-xylene) conformal coating or from a parylene conformal coating having a...
Incremental Inflation Tool for Extraction Balloons
Inflation systems and methods for inflating a balloon member are provided. The inflation system includes an inflation tool. The inflation tool includes a first...
HYDRODYNAMIC METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR DELIVERING FLUIDS TO KIDNEY TISSUES
The invention provides a catheter and control box apparatus and related methods that are useful in delivering liquids, including liquids comprising nucleic...
NARROW PROFILE COMPOSITION-RELEASING EXPANDABLE MEDICAL BALLOON CATHETER
A process for making a folded composition-eluting balloon catheter includes coating one or both surfaces of a one or more foldable wings with a hydrophilic...
ASSIST DEVICE FOR SCLEROSING TREATMENT OF VARICOSE VEINS
Assist device (10) for sclerosing treatment of varicose veins, aimed at being partially inserted into a blood vessel (20), including a tubular element (11),...
LOW PROFILE OCCLUSION CATHETER
A low profile occlusion catheter having a guiding atraumatic tip that prevents entry of the balloon into collateral vessels. The occlusion catheter system is...
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY
A dilation balloon is wrapped in one or more patterns with a wire or braided material having diamond abrasive or other abrasive material bonded thereto. The...
Medical Dilation Element
Medical dilatation balloons comprising layered polymers are disclosed including processes for joining crosslinked balloons to thermoplastic catheter systems.
Described here are devices, systems, and methods for treating conditions or diseases of the nose, ear, or throat with an expandable device having a drug...
GUIDEWIRE CLAMP AND INTRODUCER
A guidewire for medical procedures can be maintained in a coiled configuration with a clamp. Multiple clamped and coiled guidewires may be stored in a...
DEVICES AND METHODS FOR PROTECTING A USER FROM A SHARP TIP OF A MEDICAL
There are disclosed devices and methods for protecting a user from a sharp tip of a medical needle. In an embodiment, a device includes a central body portion,...
Circumferential Numbering System for Catheters and Anchor Drain
The disclosure relates to a system of circumferentially (preferably helically) arranging indicia on the elongate body of a medical device such as a catheter....
DRAIN TUBE STABILIZING BELT
A drain tube stabilizing belt (1) that wraps around a patient's abdomen and has locking straps (13) located thereon for securing excess drain tubes (12) in...
PROTECTION AND SECURING APPARATUS FOR EXTERNALLY PROTRUDING MEDICAL TUBES
Embodiments described herein include apparatus for securing and protecting medical tubes, such as a PICC line, which are inserted at an end into a body of a...
ADAPTIVE CATHETER CONTROL FOR PLANAR USER INTERFACE
A method for manipulating a catheter within a lumen of a body may involve providing a manipulatable catheter system, including a catheter and a controller...
POSITIONING DEVICE FOR A MEDICAL CATHETER
A positioning device for a medical catheter to be positioned in a bodily orifice or cavity, the device containing an elongated tubular or sleeve-type catheter...
FULLY COMPLIANT LARGE BORE EXPANDABLE SHEATH
An expandable sheath may include an inelastic compliant membrane having a lumen therethrough, and a discontinuous outer member bonded to the membrane. The...
RETENTION DRAINAGE CATHETER
A multi-lumen catheter, for insertion into and draining a body cavity, that mitigates the risk of obstruction of the drainage ports and drainage lumen of the...
Urinary Catheter Protective Tips Having A Fluid Reservoir
A catheter assembly includes a catheter at least partially positioned within a sleeve. The catheter has a coating, which produces a low-friction surface on the...
A HOME-BASED HELIOX SYSTEM WITH CARBON DIOXIDE REMOVAL
A closed-circuit heliox delivery system and methods for alleviating symptoms of COPD and related disorders are provided. The system is self-monitoring and can...
Support Device for Air Tube
A support device for the hose of a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine. The support device includes an elongated strap that can be wrapped...