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 new patent  Systems and methods to modify intravascular lesions

A system including a console and a catheter assembly. The console may include an ultrasound-producing mechanism configured to convert an electric current into a vibrational energy. The console also may include a driving-parameter modifier configured to modify driving parameters to selectively provide one or more output modes for the vibrational... C R Bard Inc

 new patent  Multiple imaging mode tissue marker

An intracorporeal marker for marking a site within living tissue of a host having a body of porous hydroxyapatite whose physical properties permit the body to be distinguished from human soft tissue under visualization using ultrasonic and radiation imaging modalities.... C R Bard Inc

 new patent  Guidewire extension system for a catheter placement device

An insertion tool for inserting a catheter into a patient's body is disclosed. The insertion tool unifies needle insertion, guidewire advancement, and catheter insertion in a single device. In one embodiment, the insertion tool comprises a housing in which at least a portion of the catheter is initially disposed, a... C R Bard Inc

Medical component insertion device including a retractable needle

A medical insertion device includes an introducer assembly, a needle, and a housing. The introducer assembly includes a dilator coaxially disposed in a sheath, the dilator removably engaged to the sheath in an insertion configuration. The needle is coaxially disposed in the dilator, the needle having a distal tip and... C R Bard Inc

Needles for use with system for guiding a medical instrument

A guidance system for assisting with the insertion of a needle into a patient body is disclosed. The guidance system utilizes ultrasound imaging or other suitable imaging technology. In one embodiment, the guidance system comprises an imaging device including a probe for producing an image of an internal body portion... C R Bard Inc

Intraosseous access device

An access device configured for inserting an intraosseous catheter into an interior portion of a bone is disclosed. In one embodiment, an intraosseous access device is disclosed, comprising a device body, a trocar needle included with the device body, and an intraosseous catheter removably disposed on the trocar needle. The... C R Bard Inc

Systems and methods for guidance and placement of an intravascular device

A guidance and placement system and associated methods for assisting a clinician in the placement of a catheter or other medical device within the vasculature of a patient is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for guiding a medical device to a desired location within a vasculature of a patient... C R Bard Inc

Biopsy device

A biopsy device is configured wherein a first retraction of a charge handle moves a cannula slide and a sampling slide in unison to charge a sampling spring, to latch the sampling slide to retain the sampling spring in a charged state, and to charge a vacuum system. A second... C R Bard Inc

Urinary catheter

A urinary catheter and container are described. The urinary catheter may have a catheter shaft attached to a handle, and a coating disposed on an outer surface of the catheter shaft. The coating may include a hydrogel, water and/or glycerin, and a polyethylene glycol (PEG). The PEG may have a... C R Bard Inc

Low-profile single and dual vascular access device

A low-profile access port for subcutaneous implantation within a patient is disclosed. The access port includes a receiving cup that provides a relatively large subcutaneous target to enable catheter-bearing needle access to the port without difficulty. In one embodiment, a low-profile access port comprises a body including a conduit with... C R Bard Inc

Blood control for a catheter insertion device

A fluid control component configured for controlling fluid flow through the hub of a catheter assembly during and after placement into the patient is disclosed. In one embodiment, the fluid control component comprises a body disposed within a cavity of the hub, the body being movable between a first position... C R Bard Inc

System to deliver a bodily implant

A catheter system with a proximal end and a distal end means at the proximal end to actuate a device at the distal end of the system, and an actuator element that runs the length of the system, from the actuator means to the device and actuates the device by... C R Bard Inc

High energy visible light-based disinfection of medical components

A disinfection system for use in cleansing one or more medical devices or components that are placed on, in, or in proximity to a patient during a medical procedure is disclosed. Non-limiting examples of a medical component that may be cleansed by the disinfection system include an ultrasound probe or... C R Bard Inc

Distal valve for a catheter

A bi-directional valve assembly, including valves for use in closed-ended catheters or other elongate tubular devices, is disclosed. In one embodiment, a catheter assembly for insertion into a body of a patient is disclosed and comprises an elongate catheter tube including an outer wall that at least partially defines at... C R Bard Inc

Catheter placement device including guidewire and catheter control elements

An insertion tool for inserting a catheter into a patient's body is disclosed. The insertion tool unifies needle insertion, guidewire advancement, and catheter insertion in a single device. In one embodiment, the insertion tool comprises a housing in which at least a portion of the catheter is initially disposed, a... C R Bard Inc

Urinary catheter

A urinary catheter and container are described. The urinary catheter may have a catheter shaft attached to a handle, and a coating disposed on an outer surface of the catheter shaft. The coating may include a hydrogel, water and/or glycerin, and a polyethylene glycol (PEG). The PEG may have a... C R Bard Inc

Automated catheter-to-vessel size comparison tool and related methods

Systems and methods for assisting the placement of a catheter within a vessel of a patient via an ultrasound imaging system are disclosed. The systems and methods described herein relate to an automatic size comparison tool to enable a clinician to determine, prior to insertion of the catheter, whether a... C R Bard Inc

Short-bevel non-coring needle

A non-coring needle for use in accessing an implanted medical device is disclosed. The non-coring needle is configured so as to include a compact bevel face relative to standard non-coring needles. In one embodiment, the non-coring needle comprises a hollow cannula that defines a lumen and terminates at a sharpened... C R Bard Inc

Wrap systems for medical device kits

Medical device kits for use in placing, maintaining, altering, and/or removing medical devices in, on, and/or from the body of a patient are disclosed. Such medical device kits can include one or more wrap assemblies for use in the placement/maintenance procedure. In accordance with present embodiments, the one or more... C R Bard Inc

Expandable stent with constrained end

A stent graft having a tubular stent frame including a plurality of connected struts that form a wall extending along a longitudinal axis from a first end to a second end is described. The stent frame may have a substantially uniform expanded diameter from the first end to the second... C R Bard Inc

Systems and methods for correcting and preventing occlusion in a catheter

A patency device for catheter assemblies and other elongate tubular devices used for establishing access to an interior body portion of a patient is disclosed. The patency device establishes and preserves patency of one or more lumens defined by the catheter assembly by providing impulses of positive pressure to fluid... C R Bard Inc

Catheter assembly/package utilizing a hydrating/hydrogel sleeve and a foil outer layer and making and using the same

A catheter assembly includes a catheter, a coating, a fluid containing sleeve, and a container. The catheter may include one or more distal drainage openings. The coating may be disposed on an outer surface of the catheter. The fluid containing sleeve may have an outer foil layer and be configured... C R Bard Inc

Peripherally inserted central catheter systems, devices, and methods thereof for pediatrics

A catheterization system for treatment of patients can include a peripherally inserted central catheter comprising a catheter tube joined to an extension leg with a junction and a securement device that fits around a portion of the junction to inhibit movement. The catheter tube can include a taper proximate the... C R Bard Inc

Catheter securement device including a guiding nose

A securement device configured to secure an external portion of a medical device to the skin surface of a patient after an internal portion of the device has been placed in the patient is disclosed. The securement device includes a retainer that is employed to securely retain the external portion... C R Bard Inc

Multi-lumen catheter with enhanced flow features

A method for forming a catheter tube assembly includes providing a reinforcement structure and disposing a catheter tube over the reinforcement structure. The reinforcement structure includes a first outer wall reinforcement portion, a second outer wall reinforcement portion, and a septum reinforcement portion connecting the first outer wall reinforcement portion... C R Bard Inc

Overmolded access port including anchoring and identification features

An access port for providing subcutaneous access to a patient is disclosed. In one embodiment, the port includes an internal body defining a fluid cavity that is accessible via a septum. A compliant outer cover including silicone is disposed about at least a portion of the body. A flange is... C R Bard Inc

Stent device delivery system with inwardly tapering stent bed

A stent device delivery system and method of making. The stent device delivery system includes a stent device, an outer sheath overlaying the stent device in a radially compact, delivery configuration of the stent device, and an inner catheter extending axially and radially within a lumen of the stent device.... C R Bard Inc

Stent device delivery system with a varying radial profile pull member

A stent device delivery system and method of making. The stent device delivery system includes a stent device, an outer sheath overlaying the stent device in a radially compact, delivery configuration of the stent device, and a pull member. The outer sheath may include a first layer and a reinforcement... C R Bard Inc

Enhanced pre-wetted intermittent catheter with lubricious coating

The present disclosure relates to a packaged urinary catheter assembly and method of making and using the packaged urinary catheter assembly. The urinary catheter assembly includes a urinary catheter having a proximal end and a distal end. The distal end includes at least one aperture for receiving fluid from a... C R Bard Inc

Integrated system for intravascular placement of a catheter

A catheter placement system for positioning a catheter in a vasculature of a patient using at least two different modalities. The catheter placement system includes a console with a display, a stylet removably positionable within a lumen of the catheter, a tip location sensor, and an external electrode. The stylet... C R Bard Inc

Catheter assembly including transitioning lumens

A catheter assembly including an elongate catheter tube is disclosed. The number of lumens defined by the catheter tube can vary as a function of longitudinal length along the catheter tube. For instance, the catheter tube can define three lumens from the proximal end of the catheter tube and terminate... C R Bard Inc

Reduced-insertion force microintroducer

An introducer used to provide a route through which a catheter or other medical device is inserted so as to gain access to a subcutaneous vessel of a patient is disclosed. The introducer is configured so as to minimize the amount of force needed to enter and dilate a vessel,... C R Bard Inc

Biopsy device

A biopsy device is disclosed. The biopsy device includes a chamber having a body having a distal end and a proximal end, wherein the proximal end includes an inlet. The biopsy device further includes a vacuum generator for generating negative and positive pressure and at least one first recessed area... C R Bard Inc

Cannula provided with a sealing element for use in a medical procedure

A cannula arrangement includes an outer tube and an inner tube. The outer tube has a proximal end and a distal end. The inner tube is disposed within the outer tube to define a space between an inner surface of the outer tube and an outer surface of the inner... C R Bard Inc

08/31/17 / #20170245840

Biopsy apparatus having integrated thumbwheel mechanism for manual rotation of biopsy cannula

A biopsy apparatus includes a housing, a biopsy cannula mounted to the housing, and a cannula rotation mechanism mounted to the housing. The cannula rotation mechanism has a thumbwheel, a first gear, and a second gear. The thumbwheel is configured to rotate about a rotational axis, with the rotational axis... C R Bard Inc

08/31/17 / #20170246441

Access port identification systems and methods

An access port for subcutaneous implantation is disclosed. Such an access port may comprise a body for capturing a septum for repeatedly inserting a needle therethrough into a cavity defined within the body. Further, the access port may include at least one feature structured and configured for identification of the... C R Bard Inc

08/17/17 / #20170231700

Systems and methods for breaching a sterile field for intravascular placement of a catheter

An integrated catheter placement system for accurately placing a catheter within a patient's vasculature is disclosed. In one embodiment, the integrated system comprises a system console, a tip location sensor for temporary placement on the patient's chest, and an ultrasound probe. The tip location sensor senses a magnetic field of... C R Bard Inc

08/17/17 / #20170232226

Wrap systems for medical device kits

Medical device kits for use in placing, maintaining, altering, and/or removing medical devices in, on, and/or from the body of a patient are disclosed. Such medical device kits can include one or more wrap assemblies for use in the placement/maintenance procedure. In accordance with present embodiments, the one or more... C R Bard Inc

08/17/17 / #20170232232

Resource information key for an insertable medical device

A system by which resource information relating to an insertable medical device, such as an intravascular catheter, can be identified by its source so as to be accessed by a practitioner, caregiver, or patient, is disclosed. In particular, a resource information key is included at a predetermined key location on... C R Bard Inc

08/03/17 / #20170215762

Multiple coil system for tracking a medical device

A system for tracking the position of one or more medical devices for insertion into the body of a patient is disclosed. The system may also be used to locate one or medical devices at a later time after placement thereof. The present system employs multiple radiating elements that can... C R Bard Inc

08/03/17 / #20170216556

Anchoring system for a catheter

An anchoring system secures a catheter to the body of a patient and arrests axial movement of the catheter without impairing fluid flow through the catheter. The anchoring system can include an anchor pad 12 that adheres to the patient's skin and supports a retainer. The retainer can include interengaging... C R Bard Inc

08/03/17 / #20170216558

Catheter insertion tray with integrated instructions

An improved medical procedure or catheterization tray included in an improved medical procedure or catheterization package. The improved medical procedure or catheterization tray is intuitively arranged and includes instructions printed thereon to improve the medical procedure or catheterization implementation and results. In one example, a catheterization package and catheterization tray... C R Bard Inc

07/06/17 / #20170189213

Drug delivery system

Apparatuses and methods for coating and/or loading a medical device with a therapeutic agent prior to or during the placement of the medical device within the patient's body. In one variation, the medical device is coated and/or loaded with a therapeutic agent while the device is positioned in a delivery... C R Bard Inc

06/29/17 / #20170181735

Biopsy apparatus including a biopsy device having a sample receiving notch with a tissue anchor

A biopsy device includes an elongate member and a tissue anchor. The elongate member has a lumen and a sample receiving notch. The sample receiving notch has a proximal end wall, a distal end wall, and a floor between the proximal end wall and the distal end wall. The proximal... C R Bard Inc

06/29/17 / #20170182294

Reduced-friction catheter introducer and manufacturing and using the same

A sheath introducer for a catheter includes a sheath having a lumen, a hub positioned on a proximal end of the sheath, and a housing positioned on the hub. The hub can include a splittable penetration member having a port in fluid communication with the sheath lumen. The housing can... C R Bard Inc

06/22/17 / #20170172563

T-fastener suture delivery system

A delivery device for inserting a plurality of T-fastener-equipped sutures into a body of a patient in a spaced-apart configuration for the purpose of securing the stomach wall against the abdominal wall, also known as gastropexy, is disclosed. The suture delivery device is configured to deliver multiple sutures using a... C R Bard Inc

06/15/17 / #20170165453

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 includes a flattened oval outer surface and defines first and second lumens. The catheter body defines a distal tip region that includes a venous lateral... C R Bard Inc

06/08/17 / #20170156901

Stent

A radially expansible annular stent is disclosed. The stent comprises a plurality of stenting turns around a lumen centred on a longitudinal axis. Adjacent turns of the stent are joined by connector struts. The stent annulus has a wall thickness related to the material from which it is formed. The... C R Bard Inc

06/08/17 / #20170156905

Stent device delivery system with an outer sheath polymeric reinforcement layer

A stent device delivery system and method of making. The stent device delivery system includes a stent device and an outer sheath overlaying the stent device in a radially compact, delivery configuration of the stent device. The outer sheath may include a first layer of polymeric material and a reinforcement... C R Bard Inc

06/08/17 / #20170157383

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 comprises a housing that defines a first reservoir and a second reservoir. A first septum and second septum are respectively coupled with the housing to provide selective access to... C R Bard Inc

05/11/17 / #20170128154

Multiple imaging mode tissue marker

An intracorporeal marker for marking a site within living tissue of a host having a body of porous hydroxyapatite whose physical properties permit the body to be distinguished from human soft tissue under visualization using ultrasonic and radiation imaging modalities.... C R Bard Inc

04/13/17 / #20170100267

Highly flexible stent and manufacture

Preferred embodiments of a stent with a high degree of flexibility are shown and described. The stent can include a continuous helical winding having interconnected struts joined at vertices, and having bridges connecting sections of the helical winding to each other. An annular ring can be provided at one or... C R Bard Inc

03/30/17 / #20170086746

Catheter assembly including monitoring capabilities

A catheter assembly or other elongate tubular device for use in establishing vascular or other access within the body of a patient is disclosed. The catheter assembly is equipped with one or more sensors that enable monitoring of one or more physiological aspects of the patient or physical aspect of... C R Bard Inc

03/30/17 / #20170086994

Helical stent having improved flexibility and expandability

A stent includes a central portion of helically wound undulations formed of struts, cylindrical end portions, and transition zones between the helical portion and the cylindrical portions. According to a first aspect of the invention, the torsional flexibility of the stent is maximized by having bridges connecting adjacent windings be... C R Bard Inc

03/23/17 / #20170079548

Systems and methods for guiding a medical instrument

A virtual tracking system for a virtual medical device. The virtual medical device may include a tangible proximal portion that at least temporarily has a magnetic element attached thereto. The system includes a tracking circuit configured to track movement of the virtual medical device and a display. The tracking circuit... C R Bard Inc

03/23/17 / #20170079615

System for placement of a catheter including a signal-generating stylet

A positioning system includes a console, an ultrasound probe, a stylet, a stylet control module, and an external sensor. The console includes a display. The ultrasound probe is designed to communicate imaging information to the console. The stylet includes a radiating element capable of producing an electromagnetic field, the electromagnetic... C R Bard Inc

03/23/17 / #20170079681

Insertion guidance system for needles and medical components

A guidance system for assisting with the insertion of a needle or other medical component into the body of a patient is disclosed. The guidance system utilizes ultrasound imaging or other suitable imaging technology. In one embodiment, the guidance system comprises an imaging device including a probe for producing an... C R Bard Inc

03/23/17 / #20170079768

Ivc filter with translating hooks

A filter with translating hooks is described. The filter can include strut members having first and second struts connected by a connecting portion, A translating hook is disposed adjacent the connecting portion at the strut members, the hook including a first elongate member attached at one end to the first... C R Bard Inc

03/09/17 / #20170065399

Trimming apparatus

A vascular graft with trim lines is described, the trim lines providing a guide for precision shaping of the cuff. The trim lines may be printed or otherwise disposed on a surface of the cuff or included on a template designed for disposition over the cuff. The trim lines may... C R Bard Inc

03/02/17 / #20170056223

Strain management in stent delivery system

A delivery system for a medical implant and a method of delivering the medical implant. The delivery system includes an inner catheter and an outer catheter. The inner catheter includes a wire coil disposed between an inner tube and an outer tube, the wire coil having gaps between turns of... C R Bard Inc

02/16/17 / #20170042517

Biopsy device and insertable biopsy needle module

A biopsy device includes a drive unit configured to receive a disposable unit having a needle carrier. The drive unit is configured to move a cutting element such that the needle carrier is driven a predetermined distance to move a needle-shooting mechanism to a cocked configuration. A user-actuatable control is... C R Bard Inc

02/16/17 / #20170043153

Tubing clamp

A clamp for selectively compressing a portion of tubing, such as an extension leg of a PICC or other catheter, is disclosed. The clamp is able to be opened or closed with a thumb and finger of a single hand of a user and is slidably attached to the tubing... C R Bard Inc

02/09/17 / #20170035548

Flexible stretch stent-graft

A stent device includes a first graft member, a second graft member and a stent frame defining a central axis. The frame has an abluminal surface engaged with the first graft member and a luminal surface engaged with the second graft member such that the first graft member and the... C R Bard Inc

02/02/17 / #20170027680

Removable embolus blood clot filter

A removable blood clot filter includes a number of locator members and anchor members disposed radially and extending angularly downward from a hub. The locator members include a number of linear portions having distinct axes configured to place a tip portion approximately parallel to the walls of a blood vessel... C R Bard Inc

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02/02/17 / #20170027681

Tubular filter

A method of preparing a filter for delivery into a body vessel. The filter includes a hub disposed along a longitudinal axis and a plurality of anchor members extending from the hub. Each anchor member includes either a cranial extension or a caudal extension at a distal end thereof. At... C R Bard Inc

02/02/17 / #20170028173

Kink-resistant guidewire with improved rigidity

A guidewire, methods of manufacture, and methods of use is described. The guidewire may include a core having one or more preformed ribs along a portion thereof. The ribs may form a portion of the outer surface of the guidewire or form a texture or shape of the outer surface... C R Bard Inc

02/02/17 / #20170028185

Implantable access port including a sandwiched radiopaque insert

An access port for subcutaneous implantation is disclosed. The access port may include a body for capturing a septum for repeatedly inserting a needle therethrough into a cavity defined within the body. The access port may further include at least one feature structured and configured for identification of the access... C R Bard Inc

01/26/17 / #20170020561

Apparatus for use with needle insertion guidance system

A guidance system for assisting with the insertion of a needle into a patient body is disclosed. The guidance system utilizes ultrasound imaging or other suitable imaging technology. In one embodiment, the guidance system comprises an imaging device including a probe for producing an image of an internal body portion... C R Bard Inc

01/26/17 / #20170020711

Waste management system

A waste management system and method of use. The waste management system includes a waste transport device and a waste collection device. The waste transport device includes a generally tubular body, a distal end section configured for disposition and maintenance in a patient's rectum, and a proximal end section including... C R Bard Inc

01/26/17 / #20170021131

Method and system of utilizing ecg signal for central venous catheter tip positioning

Disclosed herein are a method and a medical system for utilizing of an intravascular ECG signal for central venous catheter placement. The medical system is capable of detecting the position of a catheter tip and assessing its location relative to the cavoatrial junction. The detection and assessment are performed by... C R Bard Inc

01/12/17 / #20170007432

Delivery system for a self-expanding device for placement in a bodily lumen

A delivery system (114) for a self-expanding device (110) for placement in a bodily lumen, the system comprising a sheath (112) that confines the device to a radially compact delivery disposition until the device is to be released into the lumen, the system having an elongate pull element (118) to... C R Bard Inc








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