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Medical device visualization system

Embodiments of the disclosure may include a medical device comprising an elongate member including a proximal region and a distal region. The elongate member can further include a handle at the proximal region and a tip at the distal region. The tip can include one or more openings, wherein one... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Medical retrieval devices and related methods

A medical device may include a shaft and an end-effector extending distally of the shaft. The end-effector may be expandable between a collapsed configuration and an expanded configuration. The end-effector may include a proximal nose and a distal body. The proximal nose may have a radial dimension smaller than a... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Medical devices for renal nerve ablation

Medical devices and methods for making and using the same are disclosed. An example medical device may include a medical device for renal nerve ablation. The medical device may include an elongate shaft having a distal region. An expandable member may be coupled to the distal region. A plurality of... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Systems, devices, and related methods for laser lithotripsy

In one aspect of the present disclosure, a laser fiber may include an optical fiber. The optical fiber may include a proximal portion. The optical fiber also may include a distal portion having a distal end. The optical fiber may be configured to transmit laser energy from the proximal portion... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Inflatable penile prosthesis with four-way valve pump

According to an aspect, an inflatable penile prosthesis includes an inflatable member, a reservoir configured to hold fluid, and a pump assembly configured to facilitate a transfer of the fluid from the reservoir to the inflatable member when in an inflation mode, and facilitate the transfer of the fluid from... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Introducer sheath

A medical device may include an introducer sheath, having a distal and a proximal end and a lumen extending from the distal end to the proximal end. The introducer sheath may also include a tab formed at the distal end and extending distal to the lumen, and a frangible portion... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Methods for fusing a fiber termination

Aspects of the disclosure are drawn to methods for producing a fused connector termination. An exemplary method may include setting a specification requirement to be met by the fused connector termination and applying an amount of heat to a proximal region of an unfused connector termination. The proximal region of... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Distributed interactive medical visualization system with primary/secondary interaction features

Embodiments herein relate to distributed interactive medical visualization systems with primary/secondary interaction features and related methods. In an embodiment, a distributed interactive medical visualization system is included. The system can include a first video processing circuit and a first central processing circuit in communication with the first video processing circuit.... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Distributed interactive medical visualization system with user interface features

Embodiments herein relate to distributed interactive medical visualization systems including user interface features and related methods. In an embodiment, a distributed interactive medical visualization system is included having a first video processing circuit, a first central processing circuit in communication with the first video processing circuit, a first communications circuit... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Energy delivery devices and methods

This relates to methods and devices for achieving contact between the wall of a cavity or passageway and a medical device when used in tortuous anatomy.... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Positioning devices, methods, and systems

Aspects of positioning devices, methods, and systems are disclosed. An exemplary method comprises: moving a distal end of a tube into a body, the tube including a lumen and a shaft in the lumen, the shaft having a transducer; sending a first signal to the transducer; passing, with the transducer,... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Systems, devices, and related methods for retracting tissue

In one aspect of the present disclosure, a tissue retraction system may include a first anchor, a second anchor, and an elongate coupling member extending between the first anchor and the second anchor. The system also may include a holder for receiving the first anchor, the second anchor, and the... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Expandable scaffold with cutting elements mounted thereto

A medical device assembly for incising a stenosis in a blood vessel which includes an incising device, a tubular sheath, and a catheter having an inflatable balloon mounted thereon. The incising device includes a self-expanding scaffold having a plurality of cutting elements projecting radially outward therefrom, and an elongate member... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Anti-migration stent with quill filaments

A stent that includes a plurality of quill filaments. Each quill filament includes filament material, a surface, and a plurality of quills. Each quill has a tip, a body, and a base where the body extends from the base to the tip. The quill filaments can be interwoven to form... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Stent delivery system

An example stent delivery system is disclosed. The example stent delivery system includes an inner shaft having a proximal portion, a distal portion and at least one lumen extending therein. The inner shaft further includes a stent receiving region disposed along the distal portion. The stent delivery system further includes... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Grasper needle closure device

A device for treating a tissue defect including a grasper including a pair of arms movable between a tissue receiving configuration and a tissue gripping configuration, a needle extending longitudinally from a proximal end to a distal end and including a first lumen extending longitudinally therethrough, the needle slidably received... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Medical device handles and related methods

A medical device may include a handle having a first portion and a second portion angled with respect to the first portion. The handle may further include a rail extending along the first portion of the handle. The rail may include a groove. The handle may also include a first... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Polypectomy snare devices

Polypectomy devices and methods for making and using polypectomy devices are disclosed. An example polypectomy device may include an elongate sheath having a proximal end and a distal end. A handle assembly may be coupled to the proximal end. The handle assembly may include a first actuator and a second... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Polypectomy snare devices

Polypectomy devices and methods for making and using polypectomy devices are disclosed. An example polypectomy device may include an elongate sheath having a proximal end region and a distal end region. A shaft may be slidably disposed within the sheath. A handle may be coupled to the proximal end region... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Regulating pressure to lower temperature in a cyrotherapy balloon catheter

A cryotherapy catheter can include an elongate member and an inflatable balloon at a distal end of the elongate member, the elongate member having lumens formed therein to supply cryogenic fluid to a chamber of the balloon and to channel exhaust from the balloon chamber; and a controller programmed to... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Rf ablation needle

An ablation device includes a needle extending from a proximal end which, during use, remains outside a body accessible to a user to a tissue penetrating distal tip, the needle defining a lumen extending therethrough to a distal end of the needle. The ablation device also includes a first ablation... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Valve apparatus, system and method

A venous valve with a frame and a cover on the frame for unidirectional flow of a liquid through the valve.... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Radioactive medical device

This disclosure provides design, material, manufacturing method, and use alternatives for medical devices. An example medical device comprises a radioactive element positionable within a body lumen, the body lumen having an inner surface. The medical device also includes a frame attached to the radioactive element. The frame is also configured... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Pressure sensing guidewire and methods for calculating fractional flow reserve

Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example method may include a method for calculating fractional flow reserve including providing a pressure sensing guidewire, advancing the pressure sensing guidewire through a blood vessel to a first position distal of an intravascular occlusion, determining a... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Biopsy brush

A medical device configured to collect tissue from within a subject's body includes an elongate shaft having a proximal end, a distal end, and a distal region proximate the distal end. A plurality of bristles may be positioned on the distal region to form a brush. The distal region may... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Stents with attached looped ends

An open frame prosthesis is formed with looped end terminations at its proximal and distal ends. At one end of the prosthesis, the filaments or strands are welded together in pairs to form strand couplings. A plurality of loop segments are connected to the strand couplings, one loop segment for... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Injectable compositions

The present disclosure relates to injectable compositions sterile injectable fluid compositions comprising a polysaccharide having a color in the visible spectrum, methods of forming the same, kits containing the same, and methods for performing agent-assisted procedures in a patient using the same.... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Apparatus and maintaining patency in a vessel adjacent to nearby surgery

The disclosure pertains to an apparatus for maintaining patency within vessels in the vicinity of surgical procedures which might otherwise be compressed and partially or totally occluded and methods of use therefor.... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Stent reconstrainment system for minimal volume in low profile delivery system

A stent delivery device is provided that includes an outer tubular member, an intermediate tubular member disposed and slidable within a lumen of the outer tubular member, and a plurality of elongate members slidable within the intermediate tubular member. The plurality of elongate members have distal end structures that are... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Infusion catheter with high pressure capabilities

An infusion catheter is disclosed. An example infusion catheter includes an elongate tubular member having a proximal portion and a distal portion, wherein the distal portion includes an infusion region extending along a portion thereof. Further, the infusion region of the elongate tubular member includes a plurality of apertures, and... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Endoscopic ultrasound fine needle aspiration device

A handle for a medical device includes a proximal segment defining a proximal lumen extending therethrough and sized and shaped to receive an endoscopic medical device therein. A medial segment is received within a distal portion of the proximal segment and has an outer diameter smaller than an inner diameter... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Imaging system for endoscope

Embodiments of the invention include an apparatus including at least one illumination source configured to emit illumination energy and an illumination control system to receive the illumination energy. The illumination control system is configured to control the illumination energy to output a sequence of different illumination wavelengths using the illumination... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Embolic coils and related components, systems, and methods

The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for delivering embolic devices into a body lumen of a patient. These embolic devices are applicable to a variety of neurological and/or peripheral applications. In particular, the embolic devices may be used to occlude a vessel within a patient, and/or to... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Multi-functional medical device

An embodiment of a medical device includes a proximal handle, a distal end effector, an elongate member connecting the end effector to the handle, and a sheath enclosing at least a portion of the elongate member. The handle may include a first mechanism coupled to one of the sheath and... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

Devices and methods for delivery of medical tools

An endoscopic cap assembly may include a sleeve and a cap. The cap may include a cap channel extending along an external surface of the cap. The cap may also include an engagement feature extending radially outwardly from the external surface of the cap.... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

01/04/18 / #20180000322

Extendible flexible sheath

A sheath for a medical instrument includes an elongate body extending from a proximal end to a distal face. The elongate body may be configured to axially extend from a first length to a second length greater than the first length. The sheath may include a first hollow lumen extending... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

01/04/18 / #20180000498

System and treatment of gastroesophageal varices

The present disclosure relates to the field of endoscopy. Specifically, the present disclosure relates to delivery systems and methods for coagulating sites of bleeding within mucosal tissues, and in particular, for eradicating esophageal varices.... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

01/04/18 / #20180000620

Stent delivery system

Stent delivery device including an inner member having a distal tip, a stent support member, and a stent disposed over a stent receiving region of the stent support member. An elongated outer sheath is slidably disposed over the inner member and the stent. The stent delivery device includes a distal... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

01/04/18 / #20180001067

Delivery devices and methods

Implementations of a delivery device and method are disclosed. One implementation is a delivery device comprising a flow chamber with an inlet port for receiving a fluid flow in the flow chamber, and an outlet port for exiting a material from the flow chamber. The flow chamber may include a... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/28/17 / #20170367712

Stretch-resistant coil

The present disclosure relates to the field of delivery systems for precise navigation within and through body passages. Specifically, the present disclosure relates to delivery systems for accurate positioning and release of elements within tortuous, narrow and/or fragile passages. In particular, the present disclosure relates to a delivery system that... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/28/17 / #20170367820

Pulmonary-systemic shunt devices and related methods

A method for treating a patient may include establishing an anastomosis between a pulmonary artery and an aorta; and pumping blood from the pulmonary artery to the aorta when the pulmonary artery has a pressure lower than or equal to a pressure of the aorta.... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/28/17 / #20170368745

3d printing process augmentation by applied energy

A method for three-dimensional printing includes printing a three-dimensional part formed form a first material, the first material including induction sensitive particles and applying magnetic induction to the three-dimensional part during or after printing to heat the induction sensitive particles and melt the first material, allowing reflow thereof. The method... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/21/17 / #20170360337

Gas sampling catheters, systems and methods

Embodiments herein include gas sampling catheters, systems and related methods. In an embodiment, a gas sampling catheter is included. The catheter can include a catheter shaft having a proximal end and a distal end, the catheter shaft defining a lumen therein. The catheter can include a gas sampling port providing... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/21/17 / #20170360459

Retrieval device and related methods of use

A medical device and a method for manipulating a tissue are disclosed. The medical device includes two or more bars, a snare loop and a constricting element. Each bar includes a proximal end, and one or more distal ends, such that the bars are in close proximity at the proximal... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/21/17 / #20170361064

Medical device

Apparatuses of the type broadly applicable to numerous medical applications in which it is desirable to insert one or more steerable or non-steerable catheters or similar devices into a working channel of an associated device, such as an endoscope, catheter, etc., or passageway of a patient, are disclosed. The apparatuses... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/14/17 / #20170354357

Systems, methods, and devices for monitoring tissue ablation using tissue autofluorescence

A catheter system includes a catheter with an elongate catheter body, a catheter tip coupled to a distal end of the catheter body, and at least one light-emitting element configured to emit light to excite flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD) molecules. The catheter system further including at least one light sensor... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/14/17 / #20170354467

Inductive double flat coil displacement sensor

A catheter adapted to measure a contact force includes a proximal segment, a distal segment, a spring segment extending from the proximal segment to the distal segment, and at least one inductive sensor. The at least one inductive sensor includes a first plate of high magnetic permeability material disposed on... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/14/17 / #20170354404

Medical device handles and related methods

A medical device may include a tool body and a handle. The handle may include a first body having a first coupling feature extending axially along the first body and a second body including a second coupling feature positioned within the first coupling feature. In a first orientation, the first... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/14/17 / #20170354419

Detachment mechanisms for implantable devices

Disclosed herein are detachment mechanisms for vaso-occlusive devices that allow for rapid operator-controlled release of the vaso-occlusive device into the selected site. Also disclosed are vaso-occlusive assemblies comprising these detachment mechanisms and methods of using these detachment mechanisms and vaso-occlusive assemblies.... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/14/17 / #20170354427

Infusion catheter

An infusion catheter system may deliver a therapeutic agent to a desired location in the body. The system may include an elongate catheter shaft having a proximal end region, a distal end region, a distal opening, and a lumen extending between the proximal end region and distal opening. The distal... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/14/17 / #20170354450

Systems and methods for twisting an expansion element of a cryoablation system

A cryoablation catheter assembly includes a catheter that defines at least one coolant outtake region and receives a rotatable guide tube and a coolant transfer tube. The coolant transfer tube receives and transfers coolant from a coolant source to a distal end of the coolant transfer tube. An expansion element... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/14/17 / #20170354473

Medical device packaging with power source

A system for charging an onboard battery of a medical device prior to use of the medical device may include a package configured to accommodate the medical device therein. A power source may be disposed relative to the package and may be capable of charging the onboard battery of the... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/14/17 / #20170354802

Medical balloon

An expandable medical balloon, comprising a balloon, the balloon comprising a cone portion, a waist portion and a body portion and a fiber braid disposed along the cone portion, the waist portion and the body portion of the balloon, the fiber braid comprising a first fiber and a second fiber... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

12/07/17 / #20170348048
12/07/17 / #20170348129

Gastrointestinal bypass devices and related methods of use

A bypass device may include an elongate member extending from a proximal end toward a distal end, and a proximal opening and a distal opening coupled to one another by a lumen disposed through the elongate member. The bypass device also may include at least one port extending through a... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340387

Laser probe tip

A probe tip for communicating and laterally directing electromagnetic radiation comprises a waveguide, a primary capsule, a compressible member and a malleable secondary capsule. The waveguide is configured to communicate electromagnetic radiation and includes a beveled surface at a distal tip for redirecting electromagnetic radiation in a lateral direction. The... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340438

Replacement valve and anchor

Apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve, including: a replacement valve adapted to be delivered endovascularly to a vicinity of the heart valve; an expandable anchor adapted to be delivered endovascularly to the vicinity of the heart valve; and a lock mechanism configured to maintain a minimum amount of... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340467

Devices and related methods for gastrectomies

According to one aspect, an apparatus for treating tissue may include an elongate tube. The elongate tube may include a slot extending longitudinally along a first side of the elongate tube, a first elongate jaw member on a first side of the slot, and a second elongate jaw member on... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340782

Superhydrophobic coating for airway mucus plugging prevention

A method for reducing mucus accumulation in an airway including disposing an implantable device within an airway, wherein the implantable device has a first end, a second end, and an inner surface defining a lumen extending from the first end to the second end; wherein at least a portion of... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340862

Articulating devices and methods

Aspects of articulating devices and methods are disclosed. An exemplary articulating device may comprise an interior core with a reinforcing extending along a central axis, an exterior layer bonded to the interior core by an interface, and a lumen extending through the exterior layer, exterior of the reinforcing element, and... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/30/17 / #20170340899

Radioactive stent

This disclosure provides design, material, preparation methods, and use alternatives for medical devices. An example method of preparing a stent comprises applying a coating to a portion of the stent at a medical treatment facility, the coating including a plurality of radioactive elements and a substrate. The plurality of radioactive... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333185

Prosthetic valves, valve leaflets and related methods

Examples herein include prosthetic valves, valve leaflets and related methods. In an example, a prosthetic valve is included having a plurality of leaflets. The leaflets can each have a root portion and an edge portion substantially opposite the root portion and movable relative to the root portion. The leaflets can... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333040

Wide hemostasis clip

A device for treating tissue includes a capsule extending longitudinally from a proximal end to a distal end and including a channel extending therethrough, the capsule releasably coupled to a proximal portion of the device and clip jaws, proximal ends of which are slidably received within the channel of the... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333121

Tissue extraction devices and methods

A tissue resection device comprises inner and outer coaxial sleeves. The outer sleeve has a cutting window formed therein, and the inner sleeve has a distal cutting end that can be reciprocated past the cutting window. The sleeves comprise electrodes to provide electrosurgical cutting, and an edge portion of the... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333127

Tissue cutting systems and methods

A probe for resecting and coagulating tissue comprises an outer sleeve having a tissue cutting window and an inner sleeve having a tissue cutting distal end. And RF cutting region is formed at the distal end of the inner member and an RF coagulation region is formed on an exterior... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

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11/23/17 / #20170333183

Replacement heart valve implant with inflow stitching

A replacement heart valve implant may include a tubular anchor member actuatable between a delivery and a deployed configuration, the tubular anchor member including an inflow end, an outflow end, and a plurality of anchor member intersection points, and defining a longitudinal axis extending from the inflow end to the... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333230

Stent retrieval system

A braided stent having a plurality of retrieval and/or repositioning levers includes a stent body formed of a plurality of wires interbraided in a braided pattern. The repositioning and/or retrieval levers have a loop portion extending radially away from the stent body and first and second legs extending along the... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/23/17 / #20170333614

Fluidic devices, methods, and systems

Fluidic devices, methods, and systems are disclosed. One system may comprises a sheath, a delivery module, and a removal module. The sheath includes a working lumen, a delivery lumen, and a removal lumen. The delivery module is configured to move a fluid from a fluid reservoir and into a body... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325662

Endoluminal system for gastrointestinal treatment

Improved methods and devices for performing an endoscopic surgery are provided. Systems are taught for operatively treating gastrointestinal disorders endoscopically in a stable, yet dynamic operative environment, and in a minimally-invasive manner. Such systems include, for example, an endoscopic surgical suite. The surgical suite can have a reversibly-expandable retractor that... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325794

Endoscopic suture and cinch anastomotic leak repair device

A system for treating tissue includes a first fastener including a first anchoring element at a distal end thereof for anchoring the first fastener in a first target portion of tissue extending about a periphery of a tissue defect to be treated and a first suture extending from a proximal... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325821

Devices and methods for reducing a dimension of openings in tissue

A clip for reducing a dimension of an opening in tissue may include a continuous member having a plurality of legs and a plurality of preformed bends connecting adjacent legs, wherein the plurality of legs form: a first group having two protrusions; a second group having two protrusions; and a... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325822

Multiple clip deployment magazine

An apparatus for deployment of multiple hemostatic clips, comprises a shaft connected to a handle and a control linkage operatively connected to the handle in combination with a magazine disposed at a distal end of the shaft, the magazine containing a plurality of clips arranged in a chain rotatable within... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325823

Release mechanism for hemostasis clip

Release mechanism for medical device includes a bushing having a proximal end, a distal end and a channel extending therethrough. Plurality of extend proximally from the distal end are biased toward a release configuration in which engagement surfaces at distal ends thereof retract radially into the channel. A core pin... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325870

Tissue treatment tissue perfusion using feedback control

A system, ablation probe, and method is provided for treating tissue, e.g., tissue having tumors. The treatment system is configured to automatically deliver infusaid to tissue when needed and comprises an ablation probe having an ablative element and at least one perfusion exit port. The system further comprises an ablation... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325881

Device and methods for renal nerve modulation monitoring

Systems and methods for monitoring and performing tissue modulation are disclosed. An example system may include an elongate shaft having a distal end region and a proximal end and having at least one modulation element and one sensing electrode disposed adjacent to the distal end region. The sensing electrode may... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325890

Surgical laser systems and laser lithotripsy techniques

A system may include a stone analyzer, a controller, a laser generator, and a beam combiner. The stone analyzer may be configured to generate an output relating to a natural or resonance frequency of a kidney or bladder stone. The controller may be configured to determine the natural or resonance... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325928

Containment vessel with implant sheathing guide

A containment vessel for storing and rinsing a medical implant coupled to a delivery system having an outer sheath may include a hollow element having a wall, a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen extending between the proximal end and the distal end, the lumen of the hollow... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325938

Replacement heart valve implant with invertible leaflets

A locking mechanism for a medical implant may include a buckle member, a post member axially translatable with respect to the buckle member, the post member including a receiving portion proximate a proximal end of the post member, a distal end, a laterally-arched central body portion extending between the receiving... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325950

Medical device handle

A medical device handle may include a handle housing including a cavity disposed within the handle housing. The medical device handle may include a carriage assembly disposed within the cavity and operatively connected to the tubular member and the medical implant, the carriage assembly being longitudinally movable between a distal... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325951

Sheathing aid

A medical device apparatus may include a medical implant including a braided anchor member configured to actuate between a delivery configuration and a deployed configuration operatively connected to a delivery system. The delivery system may include a handle, an outer sheath extending distally from the handle, and an inner catheter... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

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11/16/17 / #20170325952

Implant release system

A medical device release system may include an elongated rod having an enlarged distal end, a ring element slidingly disposed over the elongated rod, and two or more pins. The ring element may have a center channel sized and shaped to receive the elongated rod, wherein the enlarged distal end... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/16/17 / #20170325983

Protective use in gastrointestinal tract

An apparatus may be used after a surgical procedure to protect against leaks and to separate healing tissue from foreign materials such as nutritional contents. In some cases the apparatus may be easily delivered to a surgical site before, during or after a surgical procedure such as gastric bypass surgery,... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/09/17 / #20170319208

Closure device with fixed jaw hook

A device includes a capsule extending longitudinally from a proximal end to a distal end and including a channel extending therethrough. The capsule is releasably coupled to a proximal portion of the device. Device also includes a first arm rigidly fixed to the distal end of the capsule to extend... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/09/17 / #20170319221

Medical systems, devices, and related methods

A medical system may include an insertion device having a handle, a shaft coupled to the handle of the insertion device, and a port positioned on the handle of the insertion device. The port may be in fluid communication with a working channel of the shaft. The port may be... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/09/17 / #20170319222

Retrieval devices, methods, and systems

Aspects of retrieval devices, methods, and systems are disclosed. One aspect is a retrieval device comprising: a housing; a plunger with a distal end rotatably and slidably mounted in the housing; a sheath extending distally from the housing to define a sheath lumen with a sheath lumen opening; a drive... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/09/17 / #20170319335

Leaflet stitching backer

A replacement heart valve post and leaflet assembly may include at least a first post member including a body portion, a cantilevered leg portion, and a hinge portion configured to connect the body portion and the cantilevered leg portion and one or more leaflets. The cantilevered leg portion may comprise... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/09/17 / #20170319336

Everting heart valve

The present invention provides methods and apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve. The apparatus includes a replacement valve and an expandable anchor configured for endovascular delivery to a vicinity of the patient's heart valve. In some embodiments, the replacement valve is adapted to wrap about the anchor, for... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/09/17 / #20170319821

Medical devices having releasable coupling

This invention is directed to a medical device having a longitudinal axis, and including a handle and a catheter. The handle can include a body having a proximal end and a distal end, an actuator moveably coupled to the body, and a handle control member coupled to the actuator, wherein... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/02/17 / #20170311834

Estimating the prevalence of activation patterns in data segments during electrophysiology mapping

An anatomical mapping system including a plurality of mapping electrodes disposed in or near an anatomical structure and configured to detect activation signals of physiological activity, each of the plurality of mapping electrodes having an electrode location, and a processing system associated with the plurality of mapping electrodes, and configured... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/02/17 / #20170311780

Endoscope with guide

An instrument for use with an endoscope may include an elongate section configured to move exterior to the endoscope. The elongate section may include a distal end and a proximal end. The instrument may also include an end effector attached to the distal end of the elongate section, and an... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/02/17 / #20170311967

Multi-functional medical device and related methods of use

A medical device including an elongate member having a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen extending therebetween. The medical device may further include an end-effector disposed at the distal end of the elongate member. The end-effector may include a plurality of arms pivotally connected to one another, wherein... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

11/02/17 / #20170312107

Medical systems and related method

Medical systems and related methods are disclosed. In some embodiments, the medical systems include an inner tubular member defining an aperture and an outer tubular member at least partially surrounding the inner tubular member. The inner and outer tubular members can be arranged such that an implantable medical endoprosthesis can... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303807

Medical devices for mapping cardiac tissue

Medical devices and methods for making and using medical devices are disclosed. An example medical device may include a system for mapping the electrical activity of the heart. The system may include a catheter shaft with a plurality of electrodes. The system may also include a processor. The processor may... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

10/26/17 / #20170303932

Retrieval wire centering device

An occlusive implant system may include a catheter having a lumen extending therethrough, a core wire slidably and rotatably disposed within the lumen, the core wire having a threaded member disposed at a distal end, and a medical implant having an expandable frame, an occlusive element disposed on the frame,... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

10/26/17 / #20170304037

Implants and methods for treatments of pelvic conditions

The present invention relates to surgical implants with adjustable size features, and methods for treating pelvic conditions by use of the implants.... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

10/26/17 / #20170304038

Implants and methods for treatments of pelvic conditions

Described are surgical implants that include releasable reinforcement, and related methods, particular example implants and methods being useful for treating pelvic tissue, cardiac tissue, and hernia, wherein the releasable reinforcement can be released (removed or disabled) during a surgical procedure to affect a mechanical property of the implant or a... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

10/26/17 / #20170304049

Replacement heart valve with improved stitching

A replacement heart valve implant may include an expandable anchor member, a plurality of valve leaflets disposed within the anchor member, a seal member disposed about a distal portion of the anchor member, one or more whip sutures attaching a distal end of the seal member to a distal end... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

10/19/17 / #20170296041

Methods and calibration of a sensor associated with an endoscope

Embodiments of the invention include an apparatus including an enclosure configured to receive an endoscope having an electromagnetic radiation sensor. The apparatus also includes an electromagnetic radiation source having at least a portion disposed within the enclosure. The electromagnetic radiation source is configured to emit electromagnetic radiation based on a... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

10/19/17 / #20170296271

Medical systems, devices, and related methods

A medical device may include a luminal elongate control member terminating in a first end effector. The medical device may further include a second end effector. The second end effector may be positioned within the luminal elongate control member. Further, the second end effector may be movable relative to the... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

10/19/17 / #20170296793

Weeping balloon devices

Catheters with weeping balloons can be used for various medical purposes. For example, in some embodiments provided herein weeping balloons are used for catheter visualization devices. In some embodiments, weeping balloons are used to deliver therapeutic agents. Weeping balloons can include openings of a selected size and shape through which... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc

10/19/17 / #20170296795

Balloon catheter visualization device including reinforcement features

A balloon catheter visualization device includes a handle, an elongate shaft, and an asymmetrical balloon. The elongate shaft includes a distal end, a proximal end, and defines a lumen and a longitudinal axis extending from the proximal end to the distal end. The proximal end is coupled to the handle.... Boston Scientific Scimed Inc








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