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An improved splittable medical device introducer designed to introduce a medical device such as a lead or catheter, into a patient's vasculature without loss of...
A flowmeter comprises a lower valve body (1), a throttle assembly, a flow tube assembly, an upper valve body (2), and a pressure fluctuation suppression...
Tube for a respirator system
A tube for a ventilation system (1) for newborns is provided with a first section (7) comprising a heating wire (14), an electrical conductor (15), and a first...
Unobtrusive nasal mask
A patient interface for delivering breathable gas to a patient includes a mask having a sealing portion adapted to form a seal with the patient headgear adapted...
Wearing tool for breathing mask, and breathing mask
For reducing a discomfort feeling brought by wearing a breathing mask, a wearing tool for the breathing mask which covers nostrils of a user and supplies gas...
Method of delivering medical gases via a nasal cannula assembly with flow
control passage communicating with a...
The invention concerns a nasal cannula assembly (10) adapted to deliver gases to a patient comprising a first compartment (1) and a second compartment (2)...
Breathing assistance apparatus
Headgear for use with a respiratory mask is described. The headgear comprises a continuous and substantially curved elongate member extending in use below a...
Multiple-use airway mask
A flexible transparent multiple use face mask that encloses a user's face allowing the user's airway to be ventilated that includes a transparent flexible...
Oscillating positive expiratory pressure device
A respiratory treatment device comprising at least one chamber, a chamber inlet configured to receive air into the at least one chamber, at least one chamber...
Dose indicator device
A dose indicator device for a pressurized metered dose inhaler comprises an inner wheel, annular outer wheel, actuator and housing; the inner wheel comprising...
Cap assembly for a drug delivery device
The present invention relates to a cap assembly for a drug delivery device, comprising: a cap body (12) adapted to releasably engage with a housing of the...
Drive mechanism for a drug delivery device
A drive mechanism for a drug delivery device having a rotationally fixed plunger rod driven by a lead screw. The lead screw engages a free lock which is coupled...
Pen injector with resetting mechanism for receiving new cartridge during
driver decoupling and proximal spindle...
A resettable dose setting mechanism for a drug delivery device comprising a driver for driving a spindle of the drug delivery device is provided. Said driver...
Control of plunger position in an injection device
An injection device includes a housing, a receptacle for receiving a medicine cartridge and configured for attachment to a proximal end of the housing, and a...
Dose setting mechanism and method of setting a dose
A dose setting mechanism comprises a drug delivery device housing and a dual state track provided within the housing that is axially and rotationally fixed with...
Devices and methods for delivering opioid antagonists including
formulations for naloxone
An apparatus includes a container, a needle, and an actuation assembly. The container contains a dose of a naloxone composition having a delivered volume of at...
Method and system for closed-loop control of an artificial pancreas
A local extremum of a function f is determined by computing a Jacobian of f at a test point x by adding an imaginary part to x and a Hessian of f by adding two...
Medical fluid injector
Systems and methods for intelligently delivering fluid to a targeted tissue. The systems and methods may include directing a pump to distribute fluid to a...
Coordination of control commands and controller disable messages in a
medical device system
A medical device system includes at least one controllable patient-worn or patient-carried medical device, and a plurality of controller devices that are...
Reservoir plunger position monitoring and medical device incorporating
Apparatus are provided for infusion devices and related control systems and methods. In one embodiment, an infusion device includes a voided portion adapted to...
Method and system for alerting as to potential for bolus condition
A method of alerting a user to a potential unintended bolus delivery includes delivering fluid to a patient along a first fluid flow path. The method also...
Operating an infusion pump system
Some embodiments of a medical infusion pump system include a pump device and a removable controller device. When the pump device and the removable controller...
Pump system and method
Some embodiments of an infusion pump system may be configured to provide air pressure equilibrium between the ambient air pressure external to the infusion pump...
Smart connection interface
A method and apparatus for a connection interface between a reservoir or syringe, infusion set tubing, and an infusion pump is provided. The reservoir, a base...
Low cost medical needle container and manufacturing methods therefor
Packaging is disclosed for a medical needle, such as a pen needle, having a hub with a patient end of the needle protruding from a distal end thereof. The...
Apparatus and method for transdermal delivery of bioactive solution
Apparatus for transdermal or subcutaneous delivery of a bioactive solution, including a plurality of needles fixed on a needle carrier in a spaced apart...
Portable dialysis machine
The specification discloses a portable dialysis machine having a detachable controller unit and base unit. The controller unit includes a door having an...
Blood treatment systems and methods
Dialysis systems are disclosed comprising new fluid flow circuits. Systems may include blood and dialysate flow paths, where the dialysate flow path includes...
Process for use with breastpump to initiate milk in breastfeeding,
particularly for premature infants
The present invention provides a suction sequence which is considered to produce advantageous results, particularly for mothers with newborn infants. The...
Tricalcium phosphates, their composites, implants incorporating them, and
methods for their production
Methods for the synthesis of tricalcium phosphates are presented, as well as a series of specific reaction parameters that can be adjusted to tailor, in...
Polymer for creating hemocompatible surface
A polymer comprising a phosphoryl choline moiety(ies), a composition comprising the polymer and optionally a bioactive agent, an implantable device such as a...
Medical devices having activated surfaces
Implantable biocompatible polymeric medical devices include a substrate with an acid or base-modified surface which is subsequently modified to include click...
Polymers for intraocular lenses
The present invention provides optic portions, intraocular lenses, and polymers for use in manufacturing optic portions and intraocular lenses. The optic...
Water-absorbing agent and method for producing the same
The present invention provides a water-absorbing agent that includes water-absorbent resin particles as essential components and is suitable for a sanitary...
Process for manufacturing absorbent sanitary paper products
A method of manufacturing an absorbent sanitary paper product having a machine direction, a cross-machine direction orthogonal and co-planar thereto, and a...
The present invention provides a hemostatic composite sponge comprising a porous matrix of a biomaterial and a material enhancing the adherence of said sponge...
Aroma diffusing system and aroma diffusing method thereof
The present invention relates to an aroma diffusing system and aroma diffusing method thereof. This method includes establishing wireless communication...
System and method for carpet-odor treatment
The present invention provides a system and method for treating carpet that includes a hollow tube having a first end and a second end, wherein the tube further...
Germicidal apparatuses with configurations to selectively conduct
different disinfection modes interior and...
Apparatuses are provided which include one or more germicidal sources, power circuitry coupled to the germicidal source/s, and a shield. The shield and/or at...
Atomizing sterilization of a plurality of cleaning agents
A method for multi-agent dry fogging. The method includes pressurizing a first agent to a first range of pressure. The first agent includes a sterilant. The...
Light irradiation apparatus
In a light irradiation apparatus, an elongated body has flexibility that allows for elastic restoration. An LED chip is closely fixed to a tip portion of the...
Process and radiator device for wort sterilization by radiation for
A method and irradiator apparatus used for wort sterilization by radiation for production of ethanol from sugar cane, comprising a trough-like fluid duct and a...
Ultraviolet disinfection lighting system
Germicidal light fixtures and germicidal light fixture systems. One embodiment of a germicidal light fixture includes a support structure and at least one first...
2-alkoxy-11-hydroxyaporphine derivatives and uses thereof
The invention features 2-alkoxy-11-hydroxyaporphine derivatives that selectively bind D.sub.2.sup.high receptors. The compounds are useful for imaging...
Compound and photoacoustic imaging contrast medium containing the compound
The present invention provides a photoacoustic imaging contrast medium which exhibits a high degree of accumulation into a tumor even when some extent of time...
Immune-stimulating photoactive hybrid nanoparticles
Provides is a therapeutic technology that combines the phototoxic and immune-stimulating ability of photodynamic therapy with the widespread effectiveness of...
Compositions and methods for conjugating activatable antibodies
The invention relates generally to compositions and methods for conjugating antibodies and activatable antibodies, and methods of partially reducing antibodies...
Targeted therapy for the prevention of restenosis in the cardiovascular
Provided herein are compositions and methods for targeted drug delivery to prevent restenosis in the cardiovascular system. In particular, provided herein are...
Glycoconjugation processes and compositions
The invention provides eTEC linked glycoconjugates comprising a saccharide covalently conjugated to a carrier protein through a ...
Methods of treatment using modified FGF-21 polypeptides comprising
non-naturally occurring amino acids
Modified FGF-21 polypeptides and uses thereof are provided.