Heat exchanger connector assembly
A connector assembly for a heat exchanger has a fitting and a mount to which the fitting couples. The fitting has an elongate body having a proximal portion and...
Unfused catheter body feature and methods of manufacture
The disclosure is directed to tubular bodies for catheters. An inner tubular catheter body has an inner layer, a braided portion over the inner layer and an...
Tracking aspiration catheter
In general, aspiration catheters have a suction device, a proximal portion and a shaft with a proximal end and a distal end. Improvements in the aspiration...
Hydroxyphenyl cross-linked macromolecular network and applications thereof
A dihydroxyphenyl cross-linked macromolecular network is provided that is useful in artificial tissue and tissue engineering applications, particularly to...
Method of using a syringe
A device (10,110,210) for the expression of liquids, such as for the maintenance treatment of vascular catheters. A syringe (16; 116a,116b; 216) has a support...
Wound treatment apparatus
An apparatus comprising a housing, a controller, a fluid source, a negative pressure source, and a canister. The controller, the fluid source, the negative...
Thin film wound dressing
A composite wound dressing and delivery apparatus includes a substantially transparent dressing layer having a lower surface that is coated with a pressure...
Wound irrigation device and method
A device for wound irrigation which has a compressible reservoir housing with a sterile wound irrigation solution and a plurality of ports to facilitate...
The present invention relates to injectors, such as pen-type injectors, that provide for administration of medicinal products from a multidose cartridge and...
Medicament delivery device configured to produce an audible output
Medicament delivery devices are described herein. In some embodiments, an apparatus includes a medicament delivery device and an electronic circuit system. The...
Syringe for sequential expression of different liquids
A device (10,110,210) for the expression of liquids, such as for the maintenance treatment of vascular catheters. A syringe (16;116a,116b;216) has a support...
Liquid medication dispenser
A liquid medication dispenser includes a housing that has open top and bottom. The housing includes a central channel and a plurality of internal compartments...
Self-suturing anchor device
A catheter anchor device for use with a catheter includes an adhesive layer configured to be secured to the skin of the patient proximate the catheter insertion...
Enhanced apparatus for percutaneous catheter implantation and replacement
A medical apparatus and method of use for implanting a percutaneous catheter in a patient's body which catheter can be easily positioned, repositioned, and...
Surgical portal apparatus with centering mechanism
A surgical portal apparatus is provided. The surgical portal apparatus includes a portal member defining a longitudinal axis and having a longitudinal opening...
Percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy access needle
An access needle suitable for use in percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy procedures. In one embodiment, the access needle includes a stylet assembly, a safety...
Expandable surgical portal
Systems, kits, and methods for establishing percutaneous access are described. A system typically includes a deformable variable diameter cannula sleeve (DVDCS)...
Pump set for administering fluid with secure loading features and
manufacture of component therefor
A pump set for use in a liquid delivery pump of the type for delivering liquid to a patient, having an infrared radiation detector for detecting infrared...
Prefilled syringe jet injector
A jet injector that includes a prefilled syringe. The syringe includes a fluid chamber that contains a medicament. The syringe also has an injection-assisting...
Drug delivery device and method
A drug delivery device (10) includes a pressurized reservoir (14) in communication with a flow path to an outlet (12). The flow path includes two...
Syringe spring retainer
A spring retainer (60) for a syringe (10) that has a barrel (40), a plunger (20), a spring (90) and a retractable needle (50) that can couple with the plunger...
Agent delivery catheter having articulating arms
An agent delivery catheter which has a support member comprising at least one articulating arm having an end fixedly secured relative to the shaft and having an...
Method of coating a folded medical device
A non-polymeric or biological coating applied to a radially expandable interventional medical device in a collapsed, wrapped, or folded configuration....
Balloon catheter for crossing a chronic total occlusion
A balloon catheter is disclosed including a "no-fold" balloon at a distal end thereof that surrounds a distal portion of a guidewire shaft having a compliant...
Catheter including a compliant balloon
A catheter having an elongate shaft including a plurality of apertures disposed along at least a length of the shaft to facilitate bending. The catheter...
Rapid exchange infusion catheter
An infusion catheter and method, with an elongated shaft having a guidewire lumen which has a proximal section and a common distal section extending to a distal...
Steering mechanism for bi-directional catheter
A bi-directional catheter with nearly double the throw in its catheter tip deflection defines a puller wire travel path having a U-turn a pulley which minimizes...
Instrument driver for robotic catheter system
A robotic medical system comprises an operator control station having a master input device, a catheter instrument, and an instrument driver in communication...
Liquid drug medical device
The present invention relates to liquid drug medical devices for enabling the administration of liquid drugs, and also a needle shield removal device for safely...
Venous access port assembly with X-ray discernable indicia
A venous access port assembly (10) having a housing base (28) with a discharge port (16), a septum (14) and a cap (48), with an interior reservoir (22). The...
Soft tissue augmentation by needle-free injection
The invention relates to needle-free apparatus that can be used to augment soft tissue. More specifically, the needle-free injectors of the present invention...
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...
Split tip dialysis catheter
A split tip dialysis catheter having an outer tube and an inner tube, the two tubes which can be arranged over at least a portion of their length in a coaxial...
Self-sealing device and method for delivery of a therapeutic agent through
A pneumostoma management system includes a pneumostoma management device for maintaining the patency of a pneumostoma and a drug delivery device for pneumostoma...
Extracorporeal blood set
A blood set comprises an arterial line having a patient end provided with a multiport connector (14) having first port (15) connected to a blood transport tube...
Methods of blood-based therapies having a microfluidic membraneless
The present invention is directed to devices, systems and methods for removing undesirable materials from a sample fluid by contact with a second fluid. The...
Orthopedic device providing access to wound site
Orthopedic device for treating neuropathic ulcers and other injuries while allowing easy access to the wound site on the plantar surface of a patient's foot...
Weight-bearing lower extremity brace
The present disclosure relates, according to some embodiments, to a device and/or system (e.g., redistributing weight away from a subject's foot), which may...
Fingertip protecting device
A fingertip protecting device for preventing the contact and the spread of germs includes a housing having a container and a cover. A quantity of molten wax is...
Device for applying a pulsating pressure to a local region of the body and
the applications thereof
The present invention generally relates to a device for applying a pulsating pressure to a local region of the body and applications thereof. The device may be...
Intensity control for massage devices
An air-tight foam-filled bladder is used for varying massage intensity in a massage chair, massage mat, or other massage device. The bladder may be compressed...
Arrangement, method and computer program for determining physical activity
level of human being
An arrangement, method and computer program for determining the physical activity level of a human being. The arrangement comprises a movement sensor to be...
Mechanical honing of metallic tubing for soldering in a medical device
Medical devices and methods for manufacturing medical devices. An example manufacturing method includes providing a metallic tubular member having a inner...
Work of breathing display for a ventilation system
A breathing support system is provided. The system may include a breathing support device configured to deliver gas to a patient and a display device associated...
Algorithm for automatic positive air pressure titration
An algorithm for measuring the breathing of a patient for diagnosing breathing disorders and for controlling a breathing aid device for treating a patient....
Breath end-tidal gas monitor
An improved apparatus and method for capturing and analyzing the end-tidal portion of an exhalation. The CO.sub.2 level of air drawn into the system (10) is...
Apparatus and method for sensor deployment and fixation
A delivery system for fixation of an implant assembly having an intracorporeal device at a deployment site using an anchoring structure. This invention provides...
Method, device and computer program product for monitoring the
physiological state of a person
The invention relates to a method, device, and computer program product for monitoring the physiological state of a person. In the method, the heartbeat of the...
Ultrasound probe, ultrasonograph, and ultrasonography
A non-invasive (having sufficiently small diameter so as not to give much pain to a subject) ultrasonic ultrasound probe of high spatial resolution and high...
A technique for reducing the looseness of a wire and reducing the positional error of an ultrasonic transducer is disclosed. According to the technique, inside...