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Selective recruitment and activation of fiber types in nerves for the
control of undesirable brain state changes
We disclose methods and medical device systems for selectively recruiting a nerve fiber type within a cranial nerve, a peripheral nerve or a spinal root. Such a...
System for decreasing the blood flow of a targeted organ's artery with an
A system for decreasing the blood flow of a targeted organ in case of bleeding or a medical requirement includes an integrated electrostimulator and a subsystem.
Contingent cardio-protection for epilepsy patients
Disclosed are methods and systems for treating epilepsy by stimulating a main trunk of a vagus nerve, or a left vagus nerve, when the patient has had no seizure...
Method of stimulating a hypoglossal nerve for controlling the position of
a patient's tongue
A method for controlling a position of a patient's tongue includes attaching at least one electrode to the patient's Hypoglossal nerve and applying an electric...
Personalized patient controlled neurostimulation system
A method for personalized patient controlled neurostimulation is disclosed. The method generally includes steps (A) to (D). Step (A) may obtain (i) physical...
Interface module allowing delivery of tissue stimulation and
electrosurgery through a common surgical instrument
Concepts presented herein relate to an interface module that can be electrically coupled to an electrical stimulation generator, a radio frequency generator and...
Implantable medical leads, systems, and related methods for creating a
high impedance within a conduction path...
Implantable medical systems include implantable medical leads that have magnetic orientation-independent magnetically actuated switches that are placed in the...
His bundle lead delivery system
Various embodiments concern implanting a lead to directly stimulate the bundle of His. Various embodiments can include introducing a curve of an outer guide...
Tine fixation components for implantable medical devices
A tine portion for an implantable medical device includes a hook segment and a distal segment terminated by a tissue-piercing tip, wherein the distal segment...
Sound processing using a masking model
Methods, systems, and devices for determining a stimulus based on a masking model of human hearing are disclosed. An example method includes receiving a signal...
Luer connector including a primary Luer male connector, having a secondary female section extending from a top distal part of the primary Luer male connector...
Luer lock adapter
An adapter for a medical receptacle having an internally threaded skirt with an outside diameter and an inside diameter, and a post within the skirt, includes a...
Radiopaque and septum-based indicators for a multi-lumen implantable port
An implantable multi-lumen access port including indicators for ascertaining characteristics of the port is disclosed. In one embodiment, the access port...
Cover for male member
A head portion (150) is provided at one end of an outer circumferential wall (101) capable of elastic compression deformation. The outer circumferential wall...
Method and apparatus for drug delivery to a target site
An ultrasound catheter with a lumen for fluid delivery and fluid evacuation, and an ultrasound source is used for the treatment of intracerebral or...
Device for applying a needle array to biological tissue
The invention relates to a device for applying a needle array (1) to biological tissue (2), comprising a needle array holder (6) carrying the needle array (1),...
Method for forming catheter balloon
Multilayer balloon for a catheter comprises a first layer of a first elastomeric polymeric material, and a second layer of a second elastomeric polymeric...
Method and apparatus for coating balloon catheters
A coating apparatus for coating the balloon portion of a balloon catheter is described. The coating apparatus includes a rotatable member in which the catheter...
Systems and methods to compensate for compression forces in an
A system and method for providing vent channel geometries to compensate for compression forces experienced by a septum within an intravascular device.
Subintimal reentry system
A subintimal recanalization catheter system for recanalizing a blood vessel. The system includes a support catheter and a balloon catheter configured to extend...
Tubing assembly and signal generator placement control device and method
for use with catheter guidance systems
A tubing assembly having a signal generator placement control device for use in conjunction with electronic catheter guidance systems. The control device...
Waterproof chest catheter protector sheath
A single piece, single cavity, reusable waterproof catheter cover having an elongated body closed at the bottom end with a catheter entry opening to the cavity...
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...
Catheter assembly including a multi-lumen configuration
A catheter assembly for use in accessing a vasculature of a patient is disclosed. In one embodiment, the catheter assembly includes a catheter body that...
Sterile molded dispenser
A package for a medical device having an elongated shaft and a proximal luer fitting, the package includes a one-piece body formed as a single structure. The...
Pressure-sensitive conductive composite contact sensor and method for
A catheter assembly for assessing contact between the catheter assembly and tissue is disclosed. The assembly includes a catheter shaft and a pressure sensitive...
System and method for a wakeful sleep detection alarm
The present disclosure pertains to waking a subject from a period of wakeful sleep by modulation of a flow of breathable gas being delivered to the airway of...
Device and method for depleting acidic gases from gas mixtures
The invention relates to a device and method for depleting acidic gases, in particular CO.sub.2, from gas mixtures, in particular respiratory gas, using...
Method and apparatus for increasing therapy compliance
A breathing assistance unit for providing pressurized heated humidified air to a user increases user compliance. The breathing assistance unit generates...
Device and process for providing moistened breathing gas
A respiration moistener (1) has an inlet (3), into which incoming gas (2) to be moistened can be fed. Vapor (21) is mixed with the incoming gas (2) in a mixing...
Modular patient interface device with chamber and nasal pillows assembly
A patient interface device (8) includes a cushion member (10), a frame member (16), and nasal pillows (18,20). A first side (12) of the cushion member forms a...
Endotracheal tube having outer and inner cannulae
A tracheal tube apparatus includes a cannula having first and second ends. An inflatable cuff is formed on the cannula between the first and second ends. A...
Device for introducing an airway tube into the trachea
An introducer 40 for guiding an endotracheal tube into a patient's trachea and method for use is provided. The introducer used independently of the endotracheal...
In an embodiment, a tracheal tube system has a first tube, which is flexible. The tube has an opening that is located on the sidewalls. A balloon is attached to...
Dose counter for a metered-dose inhaler
A dose counter for counting doses of medicament dispensed by or remaining in a metered-dose inhaler. The dose counter includes: a rotatably mounted gear wheel...
Device for inhaling pulverulent substances
A device, which is closable by a cap, for inhaling powdery substances, particularly of a medicinal kind, contained in capsules is displaced by a slider into an...
Veress needle with illuminated guidance and suturing capability
A laparoscopic instrument for forming an incision in a body cavity, insufflating the body cavity with gas, and suturing the incision at the completion of the...
Injection set and injection assistance device
The present invention relates to an injection assistance device including a body with a needle, grasping arrangement and first elastic return arrangement to...
Dedicated needle assembly
A dedicated needle assembly (300) that can be attached only to a dedicated drug delivery device (400) is disclosed. The dedicated needle assembly (300)...
Medical needle removal and storage device
An apparatus for removing a needle from a needle holder, including a grasping unit for selectively grasping the needle; a receiving unit for receiving the...
Contact trigger release needle guard
A needle guard device mountable to a pre-filled syringe in its ready-to-fill state. The device includes a lock collar and a device shield biased to move...
Safety pen needle device
A safety needle device comprising a needle hub, an attachment mechanism arranged at the distal end for attaching the safety needle device to a medicament...
Drive assembly, drive component and drug delivery device
A drive assembly (70) for a drug delivery device (1) comprises a rotation member (21) being configured to be rotated in a first direction (44) during setting of...
Dose dividing delivery device
A simple method and device enabling a unit dose from a reservoir is provided. The dose is drawn into the reservoir and is then expelled from the device by...
An injection device includes an elongate housing (10); a syringe (12) disposed in the housing and having an internal piston (20) to express a dose from a needle...
Barrel for syringe and pre-filled syringe
A syringe barrel includes an barrel main body having a cylinder tip at a distal end of the barrel main body; and a cap detachably attached to the cylinder tip...
Needleless injection device components, systems, and methods
Needleless injection device components, systems, and methods that involve features including an elongate shaft that has a working shaft comprising a working...
A drug delivery device (100) includes a body (102, 116) having a reservoir (160) disposed therein for containing a medicament and an injection needle (152) for...
An injection device operable to deliver a dose of medicament from a syringe or cartridge includes a temperature-sensitive arrangement for inhibiting operation...
The invention relates to an auto-injector (A) for administering a dose of a liquid medicament, comprising of a substantially tubular front-end device adapted to...