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Cook Medical Technologies Llc patents (2015 archive)


Recent patent applications related to Cook Medical Technologies Llc. Cook Medical Technologies Llc is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Cook Medical Technologies Llc may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Cook Medical Technologies Llc, we're just tracking patents.

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12/31/15 / #20150374481

Vascular filter and anchoring arrangement thereof

A vena cava filter includes a plurality of filter legs with distal ends. Each distal end is a tip which curves radially outwardly and ends in a spherical or part spherical enlarged head element. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/31/15 / #20150374480

Vascular filter with pressure sensor and valve

Systems and devices with an implantable, intravascular filter for preventing emboli from traveling into brain and causing a stroke or transient ischemic attack are disclosed. In particular, an implantable, intravascular device having a filter element, a pressure sensor, and a valve is disclosed. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/31/15 / #20150374475

Expandable mesh with locking feature

The present embodiments provide an expandable mesh comprising a first coupling element, a second coupling element, and an intermediate portion disposed between the first coupling element and the second coupling element. Proximal retraction of the first coupling element relative to the second coupling element causes the intermediate portion to flare out to an enlarged width. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/31/15 / #20150374434

Surface energy enhancement of lubricious objects

A surface of an object comprises a material having a low surface energy. A first cover comprising a material having a higher surface energy than the surface of the object may cover and be affixed to the surface. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/31/15 / #20150374383

Implantable medical device with lumen constriction

An implantable medical device includes a support structure which is twistable in a longitudinal direction of the device. A sleeve of filter or occluding material is attached to the ends of the structure. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/24/15 / #20150367554

Sequential biaxial strain of semi-crystalline tubes

The present disclosure provides a processing method for a polymer material to create a medical device with improved mechanical properties. This method allows better tailoring of the material's mechanical properties, hence a device to withstand greater structural loads in vivo. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/24/15 / #20150367107

Balloon catheter with matte distal tip

A balloon catheter using a non-latex balloon is disclosed. The balloon catheter includes a catheter having a polished outer surface and a balloon section having a matte outer surface. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/24/15 / #20150367098

Catheter or sheath assembly

A catheter or sheath includes an inner layer made of a relatively hard material, an intermediate layer formed of a strengthening member and being provided with interstitial material in the spaces between the elements of the strengthening member. Overlying the intermediate layer is an outer layer of, for example, polyamide. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/24/15 / #20150366662

Medical devices, systems, and kits for the medialization of a vocal cord

Medical devices, systems, methods, and kits for the medialization of a vocal cord are described. An embodiment of a medical device comprises a proximal portion, a distal portion, and an elongate body extending from the proximal portion to the distal portion. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/24/15 / #20150366579

Apparatus and methods for maintaining a force upon tissue using a loop member

The present embodiments provide apparatus and methods for treating tissue by applying a force to the tissue. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a deployable segment having proximal and distal regions, a main body extending therebetween, and a loop member formed at the distal region of the deployable segment. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/24/15 / #20150366578

Apparatus and methods for maintaining a force upon tissue using a loop member

The present embodiments provide apparatus and methods for treating tissue by applying a force to the tissue. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a deployable segment having proximal and distal regions, a main body extending therebetween, and a loop member formed at the distal region of the deployable segment. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/24/15 / #20150366557

Device for cutting suture from a distance

The present disclosure provides a cutting assembly for cutting an object, such as a suture, within the body of a patient. The cutting assembly comprises a housing, a proximal cutting element, a distal cutting element, and an actuating member. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/24/15 / #20150366545

Brush system for a cell collecting device

A cell collection device for collecting cells from the inner surface of a body lumen is disclosed. The cell collection device includes a longitudinal member, a plurality of struts that are expandable radially, and a sheath having an inner surface that constrains the outward movement of the plurality of struts when the sheath is in a first position and does not constrain the outward movement of the plurality of struts when the sheath is in a second position.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/24/15 / #20150366435

Mechanism of small drive wire retention on spool

A steering mechanism for a medical device that is configured for passing through the body cavities of a patient and for passage through an endoscope working channel is described. The mechanism comprises at least one spool having a central hole through which a central axle passes, the spool being rotatable about the axle, and the spool having at least one retaining tube having a lumen therethrough and configured to contain a portion of a drive cable. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/17/15 / #20150360019

Plunger-driven collet handle and system for fiducial deployment

Embodiments include a fiducial deployment system with a handle configured for actuation of same. A fiducial may include one or more protuberances configured to engage one or more slots in a needle of the system. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/17/15 / #20150359957

Axially split foam peritoneal dialysis catheter design with functional coatings

The present disclosure provides a dialysis device for peritoneal dialysis. The device comprises a proximal tubular portion comprising a plurality of proximal lumens and a distal tubular portion comprising a plurality of independent tubes. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/17/15 / #20150359539

System for delivery and deployment of an occluder and method

A system for delivery and deployment of an occluder includes a handle, an actuating mechanism with a motion amplifier and a sheath positioning mechanism within the handle. A driveshaft of the actuating mechanism extends through the handle, the sheath positioning mechanism, and an attached sheath so as to couple with an occluder deployed via the driveshaft within a body lumen in a patient.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/17/15 / #20150359534

Stapling device and method

Medical devices and related methods for closing a perforation in a bodily wall are provided. The medical device generally includes an introducer device having a base defining a plurality of recesses formed therein. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/10/15 / #20150352336

Textile-reinforced high-pressure balloon

A textile-reinforced medical dilation balloon is provided, including a woven tubular textile sleeve with substantially longitudinal thermoplastic warp threads and at least one weft thread woven substantially perpendicular relative to the warp threads, where the sleeve defines a sleeve lumen. A medical dilation balloon is disposed within the sleeve lumen, and an adhesive coating substantially covers the inner and outer surfaces of the sleeve, attaching it to the balloon.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/10/15 / #20150352335

Angioplasty balloon improved with graphene

Inflatable medical balloons are disclosed herein. The inflatable medical balloons include balloon walls that are reinforced with graphene. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/10/15 / #20150352273

Device for forming fistula between blood vessels, and method

A device for forming a fistula between blood vessels includes a tubular body having a central lumen, a flange attached to the tubular body and projecting outwardly from an outer body surface, and one or more vanes projecting inwardly into the lumen so as to induce helical flow in blood passed through the lumen between first and second vessels joined via the fistula.. . ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/10/15 / #20150352272

Device for promoting fistula patency and method

A device for promoting patency of a fistula includes an annular body and a plurality of vanes formed integrally with the annular body, and projecting inwardly from an inner radial surface thereof. The vanes are oriented so as to impart circumferential velocity components to blood passed through a lumen of the device, and such that an unobstructed line of sight parallel to a central axis of the annular body extends between adjacent ones of the vanes.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/10/15 / #20150351862

Screw-driven handles and systems for fiducial deployment

Embodiments include a fiducial deployment system with a handle configured for actuation of same. A fiducial may include one or more protuberances configured to engage one or more slots in a needle of the system. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/10/15 / #20150351774

Apparatus for delivering filamentary material into a patient

There are disclosed various dispensing mechanisms for dispensing filamentary material (24) through a catheter (12) into a treatment site of a patient, for example into an aneurysm sack (20) in a patient's vessel (22). In one embodiment, the dispensing assembly (30) includes a chamber having a spherical carrier (50) onto which filamentary material (24) is wound. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/10/15 / #20150351742

External suture securement devices and methods

Described are devices, methods and systems for securing sutures external to the body. In certain aspects, a suture securement device includes a base paddle defining a slot and a suture aperture in communication with the slot, and a rotating paddle having an extension arm with a suture aperture. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/03/15 / #20150343181

Occlusion device and methods of using the same

An occlusion device for occluding a body vessel and methods of using the device are disclosed.. . ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/03/15 / #20150342634

Expandable device for treatment of a stricture in a body vessel

An expandable and retrievable device for treatment of a stenotic lesion in a body vessel is disclosed. The device comprises a tubular portion including a proximal end and a distal end extending from the proximal end. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/03/15 / #20150342624

Stone extracting medical device with better stone retention

A medical device comprising a canula having a stone extracting unit on its distal end and a hand piece on its proximal end for operating the unit through the canula. The unit includes more than four annularly arranged tubular elements with fixed proximal ends and distal ends movable between opened and closed position by the movement of an equal number of wire elements extending through the tubular elements with their distal free ends fixed to the distal ends of tubular elements so as to define a 5 or 6 pointed star configuration.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/03/15 / #20150342580

Laser cut needle cannula with increased flexibility

Needles are provided including elongate tubular cannulas having proximal portions, distal portions, and cannula walls defining cannula lumens. A distal portion of an elongate tubular cannula may include a distal end, one or more apertures disposed through, and along a first length of, the cannula wall in a pattern enhancing flexibility relative to a second length of the cannula wall lacking the apertures, and a sealing member disposed on the apertures. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

12/03/15 / #20150342578

Coaxial incisional full-core biopsy needle

Among other things, there are disclosed embodiments of full-core biopsy needles having an outer needle component and a middle cannula through a lumen in the outer component, through which a mandrel may be placed. The outer component includes an internal boss that reduces its internal diameter, and the cannula includes fingers that extend distally. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

11/26/15 / #20150335351

Low profile introducer appratus

An introducer apparatus includes an outer sleeve and an inner cannula received within the lumen of the outer sleeve. The outer sleeve has a profile such that at least a portion of the distal end of the outer sleeve tapers in the distal direction at an angle not exceeding about 2° relative to a longitudinal axis of the apparatus. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

11/19/15 / #20150328440

Medical balloon assembly and method of making a medical balloon

A medical balloon includes an outer layer and an inner layer. The outer layer has a surface texture or formation such as a scoring element. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

11/19/15 / #20150328361

Erodible embolization material

An embolization agent for use with a therapeutic drug solution for treating diffuse diseases in a targeted tissue vessel of a patient and a process thereof is presented. This embolization agent comprises an inner core of a fast dispersing material having a diameter less than a predetermined size for the opening in the targeted tissue vessel; and an outer sphere of an embolization material encompassing the inner core and having an initial diameter to occlude the initial opening in the targeted tissue vessel. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

11/19/15 / #20150328022

Medical device having magnetically expandable frame

A stent, for example, is provided with a plurality of frame elements, which may have an undulating form. The stent is provided with a plurality of magnetic elements between adjacent stent elements. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

11/19/15 / #20150327983

Preloaded wire for endoluminal device

A system may include an endoluminal prosthesis and a guide wire. The prosthesis may include a tubular body including a graft material wall, a proximal end opening, a distal end opening, and a lumen extending longitudinally therein. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

11/19/15 / #20150327945

Irrigation devices adapted to be used with a light source for the identification and treatment of bodily passages

Devices and methods of identifying and treating bodily passages, such as sinus cavities, are provided. More particularly, irrigation devices and methods useful in the identification and treatment of bodily passages, such as sinus cavities, are provided. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

11/12/15 / #20150320578

Flexible stent graft

A flexible stent graft for deployment in a body vessel at a treatment site that includes a tubular body of graft material having circumferential crimps with alternative troughs and crests along its length, and a stent system comprising a plurality of circumferential turns which are attached at the crest.. . ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

11/05/15 / #20150313672

Ideal values for laser parameters for calculi removal

A set of ideal values for laser parameters is provided for a laser system for the fragmentation and removal of calculi. Particularly, the ideal values for laser parameters increases the effectiveness of removing calculi by increasing the pulse width. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

11/05/15 / #20150313663

Controller for electrosurgical medical devices

A control unit controls delivery of rf energy generated by an rf generator to a medical device configured to perform a medical procedure. The control unit may be separate from the rf generator, and may have an input that may be attached to an output of the rf generator. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

11/05/15 / #20150313603

Implantable medical device with twisted element

A vascular occluder includes a tubular support element and a sleeve of occluding material disposed within the support element. The sleeve is twisted in the support creating a constriction which closes the lumen of the sleeve. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

10/29/15 / #20150306329

Pressure or flow limiting adaptor

An adapter for use in airway exchange procedure capable of being rapidly coupled and uncoupled to the catheter and being capable of regulating the flow of fluid delivered to the trachea of the patient. Oxygenation is received at the proximal end of the adapter and delivered to a catheter at the distal end. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

10/29/15 / #20150306317

Systems and methods for delivering therapeutic agents

The present embodiments provide systems and methods suitable for delivering a therapeutic agent to a target site. The systems generally comprise a container having first and second regions and a reservoir containing the therapeutic agent. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

10/29/15 / #20150305901

Powered medical device deployment system

Powered medical device deployment systems and methods are described herein. An embodiment of a powered medical device deployment system comprises a housing, a cannula, a sheath slidably disposed over the cannula, a flush port, a trigger, a drive mechanism, and a medical device. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

10/29/15 / #20150305859

Selective fluid barrier valve device and method of treatment

Selective fluid barrier valve devices and methods of treatment are described herein. An embodiment of a selective fluid barrier valve device comprises a housing, an actuator, a sleeve, a wire member, and a connector. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

10/29/15 / #20150305852

Thoracic aorta stent graft with access region

A stent graft (2) for placement in the thoracic arch of a patient has a first tubular body portion (6) with a first lumen therein for placement in the ascending aorta of a patient and a second tubular body portion (8) to extend along the thoracic arch and down the descending aorta. The second tubular body portion is of a lesser diameter than the first tubular body portion. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

10/29/15 / #20150305750

Foam occlusion device

An occlusion device comprising a plurality of expandable hydrophilic foam elements is described. When the device is deployed to a body vessel or a body cavity, it expands radially due to uptake of liquid from the body fluids with which it is in contact. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

10/29/15 / #20150305734

Abdominal retractor

Devices and methods for retracting tissue, such as bowels and organs, within the body of a patient are generally disclosed. In particular, the present disclosure describes surgical retractors having a series of intersecting strands defining openings there between, wherein the openings are enlargeable by slidable passage of the strands relative to one another. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

10/22/15 / #20150297871

Non-compliant high strength medical balloon

A non-compliant high strength balloon (10) includes a reinforcement member (30) formed of a sleeve of woven or braided strengthening elements (32, 34). There are provided circumferential strengthening elements (32) which are pre-tensed in order to remove any undulations within the strengthening elements (32) and to ensure that these have a precise annular size. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

10/22/15 / #20150297239

Medical devices with detachable pivotable jaws

Medical systems, devices and methods are provided for engaging tissue, e.g. For clipping tissue, closing a perforation or performing hemostasis. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

10/01/15 / #20150272752

Mechanism for applying high radial force in less-elastic medical devices

A biodegradable device capable of producing a high radial force is described. Such a force will be created in devices made of relatively inelastic materials that are to be deployed to the vasculature or a body cavity in a patient. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/24/15 / #20150265819

Medical devices, methods, and kits for delivering medication to a bodily passage

Medical devices, methods and kits are described. An exemplary medical device comprises a catheter that has a catheter wall and defines a catheter lumen, a bend, and a coil disposed distal to the bend. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/24/15 / #20150265439

Ring stent

A wire stent assembly that has a first ring defining one end of the stent assembly, a second ring defining the second end of the stent assembly. Each ring is formed of wire. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/24/15 / #20150265390

Vascular filter

A filter comprises an inner, anchoring basket arranged concentrically inside an outer, alignment basket. The anchoring basket comprises a plurality of anchoring struts terminating in barbs. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/17/15 / #20150258316

Medical devices, methods, and kits for delivering medication to a bodily passage

Medical devices, methods and kits are described. An exemplary medical device comprises a catheter that has a catheter wall and defines a catheter lumen, a bend, and a coil disposed distal to the bend. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/17/15 / #20150257763

Occlusion device

An occlusion device for placement within a body vessel may include a wire constructed support structure having a covering applied thereto. The covering includes a mixture of pet and ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (uhmwpe). ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/17/15 / #20150257760

Implant for facilitating sutureless side-to-side arteriovenous fistula creation and maintaining patency

An anastomosis device for facilitating sutureless side-to-side arteriovenous fistula creation and maintenance of patency thereof is presented. The device comprises two device halves each containing an anastomosis window which is in fluid connection with an interior lumen of the device. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/10/15 / #20150250990

Balloon catheter and method for making same

In at least one embodiment of the present invention a balloon catheter is provided. The balloon catheter comprises a shaft having a lumen formed therethrough. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/10/15 / #20150250967

Oral appliance and method of use therof

The present disclosure relates generally to an oral appliance and to methods of using such a device. More particularly, the disclosure relates to a device including an inflatable balloon and a guide assembly. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/10/15 / #20150250685

Gastric port system

A gastric port system for transport of materials to the interior of a body cavity that may include a port configured to be disposed between a first body cavity and an area adjacent to the first body cavity. The gastric port system may further include a first bolster disposed on the port where the first bolster includes a magnet, and a second bolster disposed on the port where the second bolster includes a magnet, and the magnets are attracted to each other.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/10/15 / #20150250631

Wire collection device with varying collection diameter

A stent delivery system includes a wire collection device which is constructed with a thumbwheel coupled to a collection spindle that is rotatable to collect a retraction wire about a varying collection diameter of the collection spindle. A proximal end of an outer stent-constraining sheath is coupled to the collection spindle by the retraction wire and a distal end of the outer sheath retractably surrounds a distally-disposed self-expanding stent. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/10/15 / #20150250578

Medical device retrieval system and method

A retrieval system for a medical device includes an access sheath, a clot catch with an attached mesh, and a filter catch having an attached retrieval member. The filter catch is translatable within clot catch, and the clot catch is translatable within the access sheath. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/03/15 / #20150246211

Mechanical dilator

A dilator may include a leading portion that includes a leading end coupled to a leading stem. The dilator may further include a trailing portion that includes a trailing end coupled to a trailing shaft. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/03/15 / #20150245931

Prosthesis including retractable anchoring members

A prosthesis may include a tubular frame comprising rings which are concentric along an axis of the tubular frame. The rings may have a serpentine shape with apexes in a longitudinal direction such that the rings are configured to move between a compressed configuration and an expanded configuration. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/03/15 / #20150245929

Helical arm tie down

A stent graft having a tubular body with a ostium in the side wall of the tubular body and a side arm extending from the ostium. The side arm comprising a tube of graft material extending at least partially helically around and longitudinally along the tubular body of the stent graft at least one-fourth the circumference of the tubular body to an open end and has a resilient reinforcing ring attached about and encircling its open end. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/03/15 / #20150245900

Prosthesis having shape memory effect for treating vascular trauma

A prosthesis delivery system may include a prosthesis that includes a first end portion being radially movable between a compressed configuration and an expanded configuration. The first end portion may comprise a shape memory material having a transition temperature less than a body temperature such that the first end portion has an expanded configuration at a temperature above the transition temperature and a compressed configuration at a temperature below the transition temperature. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

09/03/15 / #20150245843

Coil occlusion device

An occlusion device comprising a plurality of inner coils and a plurality of outer coils is described. When the device is deployed to a body vessel or a body cavity, it expands radially due to the material from which the outer coils are made. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/27/15 / #20150238751

Device for preparing an implanted medical apparatus for extraction

A device for preparing an elongated implanted medical apparatus, such as a cardiac lead, for extraction from the body of a patient. The device includes a first handle and a second handle. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/20/15 / #20150232975

Nickel-titanium alloy including a rare earth element

Disclosed herein is a nickel-titanium alloy comprising nickel, titanium, and at least one rare earth element. The nickel-titanium alloy comprises from about 34 at. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/20/15 / #20150231326

Site specific drug delivery device

A drug delivery device is provided for directly treating a treatment site. The device allows body fluids to perfuse past the device while it is expanded to increase the amount of treatment time that is possible. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/20/15 / #20150230955

Deployment handle for a prosthesis delivery device

A handle assembly for a delivery device the sequential release of trigger wires from a prosthesis to release the prosthesis from the delivery device. The handle assembly has two handles, one of which is a rotating handle. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/20/15 / #20150230954

Controlled release and recapture stent-deployment device

A delivery device for deploying and resheathing an expandable prosthesis such as a stent. The delivery device includes a movable outer sheath and a fixed pusher/holder member that are configured for the sheath to retract in a proximal direction to release and/or to extend distally to resheath the stent. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/20/15 / #20150230947

Tricuspid regurgitation model and methods of evaluating intraluminal medical devices

Animal models useful in the evaluation of medical devices, such as intraluminal medical devices, including intraluminal valve prostheses, are described. An example animal model comprises an animal in which a chordae tendineae attached to at least one of the leaflets of the tricuspid valve has been cut during an interventional procedure. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/20/15 / #20150230916

Paraplegia prevention stent graft

A stent graft for deployment into the aorta of a patient has a tubular body with a proximal portion of a selected diameter; preferably a reduced diameter portion, distal of the proximal portion, having a diameter less than the selected diameter; a tapered portion, extending between the proximal portion and the reduced diameter portion; and optionally a distal portion, distal of the reduced diameter portion. At least three, preferably four or five, low profile side arms are provided, preferably in the reduced diameter portion and/or the tapered portion, for connection of an arm extension to an aortic branch vessel. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/20/15 / #20150230915

Locking mechanism for securing the interface between stent grafts

A modular stent graft system and methods of assembly are disclosed. The stent graft assembly comprises a first stent graft having an interface region at its distal end and a first locking stent secured to an internal surface of the interface region. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/20/15 / #20150230907

Flexible embolic double filter

An intraluminal filtration device for embolic protection includes a device body and each of a coarse filter and a fine filter, for filtering larger-size and smaller-size particles, respectively. The device body includes a body wall extending circumferentially around the longitudinal axis, and being formed at least in part of an organic gel.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/20/15 / #20150230780

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided notched biopsy needle

A notched tissue-collection needle configured similarly to a fine-needle-aspiration needle is provided with a cutting edge disposed in the notch and configured to excise tissue into the notch for collection. A stylet may be provided through a lumen of the needle during introduction into a patient body. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/13/15 / #20150224282

Sheath or catheter for medical introducer assembly

An introducer assembly provided with a sheath formed of a plurality of elongate sections which are coupled to one another along their longitudinal sides by a dovetail coupling. The sheath sections are slidable longitudinally relative to one another, enabling the sheath to be retracted in stages. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/13/15 / #20150223953

Telescoping ureteral stent

An indwelling stent is provided. The stent includes a distal member that extends between a distal end portion and a proximal end portion and defines a lumen therethrough, and a proximal member that extends between a distal end portion and a proximal end portion and defines a lumen therethrough, wherein the distal member and the proximal member collectively define the stent, and wherein the distal and proximal members are discrete components and are telescopingly arranged with the distal end portion of the proximal member extending over an outer surface of the distal member.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/13/15 / #20150223925

Aortic graft device

An aortic graft device (10) is provided with a graft portion (12) integrally fixed to a corrugated trunk portion (14). A fixing ring (16) is provided between the graft and trunk portions. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/06/15 / #20150216694

Endograft introducer and a capsule assembly for an endograft introducer

A capsule assembly for an endograft introducer is disclosed. The assembly comprises: a capsule retriever having a plug portion and a tail portion, the plug portion having a lead-in surface, the tail portion having an elongate body extending proximally from the plug portion to an end stop feature receiver; a capsule tube having an end stop feature at a proximal end thereof and terminating in a distal end, the end stop feature and the end stop receiver arranged such that proximal movement of the capsule tube relative to the plug portion is limited; and a capsule cavity inside the capsule tube, a proximal end of a prosthesis being receivable in the cavity. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

08/06/15 / #20150216689

Emergency vessel repair prosthesis deployment system

A deployment device to deploy a prosthesis for interconnecting vessel portions of a body vessel is described herein. The device includes a support frame and an actuation member coupled to the support frame. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

07/30/15 / #20150209559

Weeping balloon catheter with drug delivery balloon in fluid communication with combination lumen

A weeping balloon catheter includes a catheter having an elongate tubular body defining an inflation lumen and a combination lumen that terminates at an open distal end of the elongate tubular body. A dilation balloon is disposed at a distal end of the elongate tubular body and is in fluid communication with the inflation lumen. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

07/30/15 / #20150209483

Bioabsorbable medical devices and methods of use thereof

One aspect provides implantable medical devices including a bioabsorbable structure having a surface and having a coating layer on at least a portion of the surface. In certain embodiments, the coating layer includes a releasable bioactive and provides for a controlled absorption of the bioabsorbable structure upon implantation in a human or veterinary patient. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

07/23/15 / #20150202411

Adjustable vaginal anchor for uterine tamponade device and methods of using the same

A device for use with a uterine tamponade apparatus, such as the bakri postpartum hemorrhage balloon, is disclosed. The device comprises an adjustable anchor for deployment within the vagina to securely retain the balloon in its proper position within the uterine cavity, allowing the balloon to function as intended for the control and management of postpartum hemorrhage and uterine bleeding. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

07/23/15 / #20150202067

Delivery device for an insertable medical device

A stent graft and delivery device assembly comprises a dilator 3, a stent graft receiving portion distal of the dilator, an elongate seal-engaging sleeve portion 185 distal of the stent graft receiving portion, a stent graft 35 mounted on the stent graft receiving portion, a stent graft cover 100 mounted around the stent graft, the cover having a maximum outer diameter, and an introducer 40 disposed around the elongate seal-engaging sleeve portion. The introducer has a hollow body, a haemostatic device 33 and an introducer catheter 45 extending from the hollow body. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

07/23/15 / #20150202064

Electrically charged medical device

A medical device with an outer surface prepared to reduce crystalline growth or surface fowling thereon is provided. The device includes an elongate member that extends between a distal end and a proximal end, and a lumen defined through at least a central portion of the member. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

07/16/15 / #20150196731

Multi-lumen catheters for small body vessel applications

Catheters adapted for use in small body vessels are described. A catheter includes an elongate shaft having a main body that defines first and second lumens. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

07/16/15 / #20150196392

Transaortic valve access device

A valve insertion device for traversing a wire guide through a valve within an intraluminal passage. A wire guide is positioned near the outflow of a valve within an intraluminal passage. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

07/16/15 / #20150196355

Energy-induced embolization system

An energy-induced embolization system includes an introducer sheath having an inner wall defining a longitudinal opening extending from a proximal portion to a distal portion of the introducer sheath. The system also has a first catheter having an outer wall and having a longitudinal opening extending from a proximal portion to a distal portion of the first catheter, with the first catheter disposed through the longitudinal opening of the introducer sheath. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

07/16/15 / #20150196301

Implantable medical device with flexible connection

An implantable medical device includes first and second material capture elements which are disposed in opposing orientations and have their narrow ends facing one another. The first and second material capture elements are connected by a flexible connector, which enables the implantable medical device to curve within a curved vessel of a patient. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

07/02/15 / #20150182527

Compositions, devices and methods of treating infections

One aspect provides a composition including a quaternary ammonium salt and an azole. The azole and the quaternary ammonium salt can be present in proportions providing a synergistic effect against a fungal organism. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

06/25/15 / #20150174371

System for bypassing vascular occlusion having puncturing mechanism and method

A system for bypassing a vascular occlusion includes a catheter, and a puncturing mechanism within the catheter having a sleeve and a puncture wire positioned within the sleeve. The puncture wire is elastically deformable between an access configuration, and a deployed configuration. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

06/25/15 / #20150173925

Delivery device with an extension sheath and methods of using the same

Methods for delivering and deploying an endovascular graft to the common and internal iliac arteries are described. A system including a pre-loaded delivery device with a releasably attached extension cannula and an extension sheath for use with such methods is also described.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

06/18/15 / #20150164669

Everting deployment system and handle

A stent deployment system, handle, and method of loading of a medical device are provided. The system includes an outer catheter having an inner liner extending past the end of the outer catheter and an inner catheter disposed within the outer catheter. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

06/11/15 / #20150157834

Balloon catheter and method of making same

A balloon catheter includes a one-piece extrusion having inner and outer tubular walls, where the inner tubular wall defines a wire guide lumen, and a clearance extending between the inner and outer tubular walls forms an inflation lumen. A balloon is attached to the outer tubular wall and to the inner tubular wall, such that the inflation lumen is in fluid communication with the balloon and the wire guide lumen extends through the balloon. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

06/11/15 / #20150157392

Bipolar electrosurgical device with a recessed distal portion for a return electrode

A bipolar electrosurgical device may include an active wire with an active exposed portion configured to contact tissue at a treatment site. The active wire may be movably disposed in an active wire lumen of an elongate tubular member, except at a distal portion where the active exposed portion may be disposed outside of the tubular member. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

06/11/15 / #20150157315

External retention mechanism for suture anchor

Among other things, embodiments of a retaining mechanism for holding a portion of the suture of a suture anchor are disclosed. When a suture anchor is inserted into a patient, the portion of the suture extending from the body is held in tension by a two-piece snap-fit mechanism. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

06/04/15 / #20150150696

Coated implantable medical device

Bioactive-coated medical devices are provided, including coated vascular stents. The medical device coating can include a coating layer posited over at least a portion of the medical device surface, and can include a butyl methacrylate polymer or an ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymer in combination with a bioactive material that can function as both an immunosuppressive agent and an antiproliferative agent. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

06/04/15 / #20150150586

Medical balloon

A medical balloon assembly (10) includes a balloon (20) fitted to a balloon catheter (12). The balloon (20) includes a balloon wall (which is a co-extrusion) with ribs or strengthening elements (40) formed of the same polymer material, of a material of the same polymer type or of compatible polymer materials. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/28/15 / #20150148890

Thoracic stent graft

A tubular side arm assembly configured for mounting onto a stent graft to provide an accessible side arm. The side arm includes a lightweight space frame comprising a resilient wire, and the space frame comprises a cylindrical portion and a funnel portion. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/28/15 / #20150148888

Braided stent

A stent is provided with braided filaments. First and second filaments are braided with each other and extend spirally around the stent wall in opposite directions. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/28/15 / #20150148779

System and method for delivering material into a patient

Apparatus for delivering material into a patient includes a catheter having a proximal end and a distal end. Material, preferably of filamentary or thread form, is fed from a material supply into a y-fitting having a main branch and a side branch. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/28/15 / #20150148612

Delivery system for implanting nasal ventilation tube

Delivery systems and methods of creating an accessory maxillary ostium and implanting a ventilation tube for purposes of ventilation, irrigation, infusion or procedural work are described. The delivery systems include an introducer and an associated ventilation tube. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/28/15 / #20150147379

Medical devices and methods of manufacture thereof

The embodiments relate generally to medical devices and to methods of their manufacture. One aspect provides devices including chitosan fibers that are a free of chemical cross linking. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/21/15 / #20150142097

Endograft introducer and a capsule assembly for an endograft introducer

A capsule assembly for an endograft introducer is disclosed. The assembly comprises: a capsule and a capsule plug. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/21/15 / #20150142095

Deployment handle for an introducer

A handle for an implant deployment device converts rotational movement into longitudinal movement in order to provide controlled release of one or more trigger wires. The handle also allows the trigger wire to be withdrawn into the device so that it does not need to be separately removed. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/21/15 / #20150142043

Aneurysm closure device

An aneurysm closure device or flow diverter includes a frame member formed of crossing frame elements and a diverter portion formed of a plurality of blade elements extending in radially opposing directions from a diverter element. The flow diverter is ideally suited for diverting the flow of fluid from an aneurysm at a vessel bifurcation, whereupon the blade elements and diverter element can be positioned at the neck of the aneurysm so as to substantially close off the flow path into the aneurysm sac. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/21/15 / #20150142038

Stylet cutting tip for medical device, and method of making same

A medical device includes a housing, and a stylet within the housing having a cutting tip upon a stylet shaft. The cutting tip has a plurality of cutting edges in a regular distribution, each being formed by adjoining facets in an alternating arrangement with the cutting edges. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/21/15 / #20150141908

Irrigation re-circulation device and filter and method of use thereof

In one aspect, the present invention provides an endoscopic apparatus including an endoscopic device having a fluid delivery port and a fluid extraction port, and a filter device. The fluid extraction port connects to the filter input port and the filter output port connects to the fluid delivery port forming a fluid circulation path from the fluid extraction port through the filter device to the fluid delivery port. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/07/15 / #20150127089

Stent graft with valve arrangement

A stent graft has a cylindrical wall, an internal lumen within the cylindrical wall and a fenestration in the wall. The fenestration is closed off by a valve arrangement to prevent the flow of liquids from within the internal lumen to outside of the wall. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/07/15 / #20150127088

Woven fabric with shape memory element strands

The disclosure relates to a woven fabric for use in an implantable medical device. The woven fabric comprises shape memory element strands woven with textile strands. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/07/15 / #20150127034

Balloon catheter with lithotripsy amplification system

An intraluminal scoring system for expanding an opening within an intraluminal passage includes a balloon catheter which is positioned alongside plaque lining a wall of the intraluminal passage. A wire is positioned between the balloon and the plaque so that the inflation of the balloon restricts the wire between the balloon and the plaque. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

05/07/15 / #20150127032

Looped wire catheter and method

A catheter includes a catheter body defining first and second lumens, and a wire having first and second segments each with a greater stiffness, and a middle segment with a lesser stiffness. The wire is in an elastically deformed access state where the middle segment extends from an opening to the first lumen to an opening to the second lumen and forms a smaller loop. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/30/15 / #20150119922

Adjustable length dilation balloon

The present invention relates to an adjustable length dilatation balloon catheter that includes a balloon catheter, a sheath that is slidably disposed around the balloon catheter, and an inverting tethering system that permits the selective adjustment of the exposed balloon length.. . ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/30/15 / #20150119801

Steerable intraluminal medical device

A steerable intraluminal medical device is described for use in navigating small diameter and curving arteries. The device includes a control handle that adjusts the direction of deflection of the tip throughout a 360° range of motion around the axis on the distal end. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/30/15 / #20150119800

Deflectable access sheath handle assembly with locking mechanism

An elongate access sheath comprises a proximal portion and a lumen. The proximal portion supports a control handle, a brake pad, a tension gear, and a locking trigger. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/30/15 / #20150119633

Intravascular device attachment system having biological material

A method of attaching an intravascular device to a vessel wall of a body vessel is disclosed. The attachment system includes an intravascular device and biological attachment material connected to the intravascular device. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/23/15 / #20150112420

Fenestrated stent grafts

A stent graft (1) including a tubular wall (3) with at least one fenestration (40) including a peripheral (37) reinforcement around at least part of the fenestration. There can also be a tubular extension (15). ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/23/15 / #20150112383

Closure device

A closure device for a body passageway of a patient includes a plug member formed from an extracellular matrix material. The plug has a compressed condition, and is modifiable therefrom to an expanded condition for occluding the body passageway. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/23/15 / #20150112378

Release mechanism

The disclosure provides a release mechanism, method of manufacturing, and method of releasing a medical device. The mechanism comprises a generally elongate shaft, an actuating member receivable in the elongate shaft, the actuating member having an interlocking position and a releasing position, and at least two opposed arms at a distal end of the elongate shaft, biased to open relative to each other, each arm comprising a gripping portion at a distal end, and at least one interlocking member. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/23/15 / #20150112279

Linkage actuated hemostasis mechanism and method

A hemostasis mechanism includes a deformable seal, and a plunger guided for translation within a housing to displace a fluid to a clearance extending between the deformable seal and the housing. The displaced fluid increases fluid pressure in the clearance to deform the deformable seal into sealing contact with a medical device. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/16/15 / #20150105814

Vascular occluder with crossing frame elements

An occlusion device includes first and second crossing frame elements each of annular ring-shape, as well as first and second annular support elements connected to respective extremities of the crossing frame elements. The frame and support elements are provided with covers made of a substantially impervious material. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/16/15 / #20150101949

Surgical apparatus container assembly

A surgical apparatus container assembly (30) includes a base or container element (32) and a cover (34) able to slide over the base element (32). The cover (34) includes a rounded elongated channel (50) extending along its top surface, bounded by a first and second rounded ridges (52). ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/09/15 / #20150100070

Medical devices with detachable pivotable jaws

Medical systems, devices and methods are provided for engaging tissue, e.g. For clipping tissue, closing a perforation or performing hemostasis. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/09/15 / #20150100039

Device for external percutaneous connections

The present invention provides devices for creating an external percutaneous fluidic connections. In one embodiment, a needle is configured for extending through an endoscope. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/09/15 / #20150099995

Wire-embedded polymer-body needle

A medical needle including an elongate tubular body having an outer wall defining at least one longitudinal lumen is provided. The at least one longitudinal lumen may be configured to provide access for at least one of a wire guide, a therapeutic tool, a diagnostic tool, a medicament, and/or contrast fluid. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094794

Wire collection device with increasing collection diameter

A stent deployment system includes a wire collection device with a profiled retraction wire and an actuator coupled to a collection spindle. A distal end of the profiled retraction wire is coupled to a sledge that is coupled to an outer sheath. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094754

Filter device, system, and method

A filter device has a single hub and a plurality of filter struts extending in a first longitudinal direction. A plurality of wire loops extend in a second longitudinal direction opposite the filter struts. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094717

Dome-shaped bipolar electrode assembly

A bipolar endoscopic needle knife may an elongate tubular member and a dome-shaped bipolar electrode assembly coupled to a distal end of the elongate tubular member. The bipolar electrode assembly may include an active electrode portion coupled to an active path of the bipolar endoscopic needle knife, a return electrode portion coupled to a return path of the bipolar endoscopic needle knife, and an insulating electrode portion configured to insulate the active electrode portion from the return electrode portion. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/02/15 / #20150094649

Therapeutic agents for delivery using a catheter and pressure source

The present embodiments provide systems and methods suitable for delivering a therapeutic agent to a target site. A container holds the therapeutic agent and a pressure source has pressurized fluid in selective fluid communication with at least a portion of the container. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

04/02/15 / #20150093496

Medical device coatings for releasing a therapeutic agent at multiple rates

Medical device coatings are provided that simultaneously release a therapeutic agent at different rates from different portions of the medical device coating. In a first embodiment, medical device coatings are provided that include particles comprising a therapeutic agent with two or more different particles sizes within a single layer on a surface of the implantable device. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

03/26/15 / #20150088190

Clot retrieval system with inverted sleeve

A clot retrieval system includes a delivery catheter defining a lumen and having proximal and distal ends. An elongate shaft has proximal and distal ends and is configured for receipt within the delivery catheter. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

03/26/15 / #20150088189

Occluding device

An occluding device is provided for occluding fluid flow through a lumen of a body vessel. The occluding device includes an expandable tubular body having a tubular wall defining a lumen formed therethrough. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

03/26/15 / #20150088121

Ablation overtube

An energy delivery system and a method of delivering energy to a tissue are provided. The energy delivery system includes an overtube. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

03/26/15 / #20150082595

Assembly of stent grafts with diameter reducing ties

A temporary diameter reduction constraint arrangement for a stent graft is disclosed. The arrangement comprises: primary and secondary release wires extending along the graft; a plurality of loops of thread, each loop engaged with either the primary or secondary wire and engaged around a portion of the graft circumferentially spaced away from its release wire, and drawn tight to reduce the diameter of the graft; an end constraint arrangement comprising four of the plurality of loops of thread arranged into a first and second pairs engaged with respective primary and secondary wires; and an intermediate constraint arrangement comprising a fifth and sixth of the plurality of loops of thread arranged into a third pair, the third pair engaged with the primary release wire, the primary release wire deviating towards the secondary release wire so as to locate the intermediate constraint arrangement substantially in-line with the end constraint arrangement.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

03/19/15 / #20150081006

Medical balloon with varied compliance

A medical lumen-expansion balloon may include a generally cylindrical central body between first and second body end portions, a low-profile unexpanded first state and a radially-expanded second state, wherein the first body end portion is constrained by fiber material such that it will not expand longitudinally and circumferentially beyond a predetermined size, and the central body is constrained by fiber material so as to be circumferentially substantially noncompliant, but is longitudinally compliant, such that it will elongate with increased volume but will not substantially radially expand.. . ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

03/19/15 / #20150080940

Anti-tumor macrophage m1 morphology inducer

Described are embolization devices which carry m1 macrophage promoting agents and/or m2 macrophage inhibiting agents, as well as methods for their manufacture and use. An illustrative embolization device of the disclosure comprises an embolic body and one or more m1 macrophage promoting agents and/or m2 macrophage inhibiting agents carried by a surface of the embolic body. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

03/19/15 / #20150080938

Vascular implant retrieval assembly and method

A retrieval assembly for retrieving an implanted device includes an outer catheter; an interior tube arrangement with a first tube extending through the catheter lumen and having a first distal end, and with a second tube having extending through the catheter lumen outside the first tube. The second tube has a distal portion extending distally past the first distal end with a bend toward the first tube axis and with a second distal end. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

03/12/15 / #20150073534

Prosthesis having pivoting fenestration

The present disclosure relates to an endoluminal prosthesis, such as a stent graft that includes one or more fenestrations to accommodate endovascular disease, such as an aneurysm in cases where one or more side branches is involved. In one aspect, the prosthesis includes fenestrations that are pivotable to accommodate the dynamic geometry of the aortic branches. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

03/12/15 / #20150073470

Vena cava filter

The disclosure provides an implantable medical device comprising a material capture element, which has a generally closed conical deployed shape and a narrow end disposed at or proximate the first end of the device. The material capture element includes a wide end facing the second end of the device, the material capture element having a zone of wider radial dimension which provides a first vessel contact site. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

03/12/15 / #20150073467

Tipless balloon catheter with stiffening member through balloon

A tipless balloon catheter includes an elongate tubular body defining an inflation lumen and having proximal and distal ends. A balloon has a proximal neck mounted on the distal end of the elongate tubular body and a distal neck including a distal tip having a distal opening therethrough. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

03/05/15 / #20150066010

Expandable mesh platform for cardiac ablation

An ablation device and methods for using the same. The ablation device has an inner shaft, an outer shaft, a mesh, a conductive coating on the mesh, and a compression mechanism. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

03/05/15 / #20150065977

Expandable vascular closure plug

Described are devices useful for providing hemostasis at a vascular access site, and related methods. Such devices can include first and second implant members cooperable when forced together to expand the first implant member in a tissue tract at the site. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057741

Stent delivery device

A delivery assembly and methods for accurately positioning a stent within a body lumen are disclosed. The delivery assembly comprises a stent releasably attached to the distal end of an inner catheter. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057739

Wire collection device for stent delivery system

A wire collection device for a stent delivery system includes a plurality of nested wire collection drums with a first drum concentric in a second drum. A thumbwheel coupled to the first drum can rotate to actuate rotation of the first drum to collect the retraction wire around the diameter of the first drum. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057737

Stent graft assembly for treating branched vessels

This invention relates generally to an endoluminal prosthesis, and more particularly, to a stent graft assembly and method for treating branched vessels. The assembly includes a first pr sthesis, such as an iliac branch device (ibd), comprising a tubular main body, a first leg extending from a distal end of the main body and at least one fenestration formed in the main body. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057699

Detachable treatment device delivery system utilizing compression at attachment zone

A detachable treatment device delivery system includes a delivery sheath defining a lumen, a treatment device having a proximal attachment segment configured for receipt within the delivery sheath, and a deployment wire configured for receipt within the delivery sheath. A delivery configuration is defined by an overlap of a distal segment of the deployment wire and the proximal attachment segment within an attachment zone of the delivery sheath. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057698

Detachable treatment device delivery system with narrowed diameter region at attachment zone

A detachable treatment device delivery system includes a delivery sheath defining a lumen, a treatment device having a proximal attachment segment, which includes an enlarged outer diameter region, configured for receipt within the delivery sheath, and a deployment wire configured for receipt within the delivery sheath. A delivery configuration is defined by an overlap of a distal segment of the deployment wire and the enlarged outer diameter region within an attachment zone of the delivery sheath. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057687

Endovascular delivery system for magnetic compression vascular anastomosis

An endovascular delivery system for forming a magnetic compression vascular anastomosis includes a first compressing element and a first catheter configured for advancement into a first cardiovascular structure. In one configuration, the first compressing element is removably secured within the first catheter and, in another configuration, the first compressing element is released from the first catheter and positioned within the first cardiovascular structure. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057671

Enhanced outer sheath for extraction device

A device for extracting an elongated implanted structure from an obstruction within a vessel of a patient includes an inner sheath assembly and an outer sheath assembly. The inner sheath assembly includes an inner sheath and a tip, each having a passageway therethrough for receiving the implanted structure. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/26/15 / #20150057537

Endoscope mountable visualization device and handle

A dual medical endoscope system can be constructed including a first and a second medical endoscope, where the first endoscope comprises an accessory channel with a proximal mounting port providing access thereto, and where the second endoscope comprises a handle body that is securely and removably attached to the proximal mounting port. An endoscope, which may be the second endoscope, can include an elongate, manipulable shaft with a distal-end visualization element and a handle body comprising at least one control surface for manipulating a distal region of the shaft, where the handle body includes a passage through which a length of the shaft is passable, and where the handle body includes a connection structure configured for securely and removably mounting the handle to a channel of another endoscope in a manner axially aligning the passage with the channel to provide a path of communication for the shaft.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/19/15 / #20150051694

Implantable flow adjuster

An implantable flow adjuster (20) includes proximal and distal support rings (22, 24) which support a flow adjuster panel (26). The flow adjuster panel (26) divides the lumen through the device (20) into two sections, one of reducing cross sectional area and the other of increasing of increasing cross sectional area. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/19/15 / #20150051692

Assembly for treating branched vessels

This invention relates generally to an endoluminal prosthesis, and more particularly, to a stent graft assembly and method for treating branched vessels. The assembly comprises a first prosthesis having an overall shortened length comprising a main body formed of biocompatible graft material having a tapered proximal end. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/19/15 / #20150051688

Wire collection device with geared advantage

A stent delivery system includes a wire collection device which is constructed with a thumbwheel coupled to a collection spindle that is rotatable to collect a retraction wire about the collection spindle. A proximal end of an outer stent-constraining sheath is coupled to the collection spindle by the retraction wire and a distal end of the outer sheath retractably surrounds a distally-disposed self-expanding stent. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/19/15 / #20150051641

Percutaneous closure device

Described are medical devices useful for closing a percutaneous access site, as well as methods of using same.. . ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/19/15 / #20150051588

Drainage catheter and assembly with rotational fitting and methods of use

A catheter having a longitudinal body includes a rotational fitting located thereon, thus defining a distal longitudinal body portion distal of the fitting and a proximal longitudinal body portion proximal of the fitting. The respective proximal and distal longitudinal body portions are independently moveable from each other such that movement of one of the proximal and distal longitudinal body portions of the catheter, such as during removal and/or replacement of a urine drainage bag from the proximal end of the catheter, does not impart movement to the distal longitudinal body portions of the catheter that may be located in the patient's urethra and bladder. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/19/15 / #20150051586

Double baffle vascular occluder

A vascular occluder includes first and second baffle members which are formed of an expansion device such as a stent across which extends an impermeable membrane. The baffle members are held at a given separation by spacer elements. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/19/15 / #20150051556

Hydrophilic coatings and methods for coating medical devices with hydrophilic coatings

Medical device surfaces, for example a plastic catheter or metal guide wire, are disclosed with a lubricating coating made from brasenia schreberi polysaccharide mucilage. The coated device surfaces may be prepared with a variety of techniques offering improved alternatives to conventional coatings.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/12/15 / #20150045776

Continuous compound curved tip for cannulation

A catheter is described for use in cannulating a bile duct in ercp or sphincterotomy procedures. The catheter has a continuous compound curve that has first and second curves. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/12/15 / #20150045615

System and method for external percutaneous connections

The present invention provides a system and method for creating a percutaneous fluidic connection. In one embodiment, the system includes an endoscope having an end cap with a tube that defines a distal cavity and an internal magnet circumferentially arranged around the distal end of the tube. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/05/15 / #20150038919

Hemostasis mechanism and method

A hemostasis mechanism includes a housing having a valve body, a connector coupled to a distal end of the valve body, and a cap coupled to a proximal end of the valve body. A first valve is within the housing and has a fixed state of axial compression between the valve body and the cap. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

02/05/15 / #20150034217

Hybrid balloon-expandable/self-expanding prosthesis for deployment in a body vessel and method of making

A hybrid prosthesis for deployment in a body vessel includes a tubular stent body comprising a wire comprising a shape memory alloy, where the tubular stent body has a self-expanding portion comprising a distal portion of the wire and a balloon-expandable portion comprising a proximal portion of the wire. The shape memory alloy comprises an af of less than 37° c. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/29/15 / #20150032103

Bipolar ablation device

A bipolar ablation device and methods for using the same. The bipolar ablation device has a first catheter with a first expandable electrode and a second catheter with a second expandable electrode. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/29/15 / #20150031987

Locating device

A device and method are described for navigating and positioning a central venous catheter into the venous system using two different modes of location. For example, a peripherally inserted central catheter (“picc”) may be navigated and positioned within the superior vena cava. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/22/15 / #20150025531

Ablation mesh

An ablation device and a method of ablating a tissue are provided. The ablation device includes a tubular member having a proximal portion, a distal portion, a lumen extending at least partially therethrough and a conductive portion. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/15/15 / #20150018937

Perfusion regulation system

A reperfusion system and method of perfusing a blood vessel using the reperfusion system are provided. The system includes an introducer sheath, a middle catheter extending through the introducer sheath, and a balloon microcatheter extending through the middle catheter. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/15/15 / #20150018932

Iliac stent graft

An iliac artery stent graft has a substantially inverted y shape comprising a second arm terminating in a second end, and first and third arms terminating respectively in a first end and a third end. Each of the arms comprising a tubular graft of biocompatible graft material and the three arms joined being at a junction to allow fluid flow from the second arm into the first and third arms. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/15/15 / #20150018857

Vascular closure device

A vascular closure device includes a frame to which there is fitted a plurality of anchor elements, spaced radially around the frame. The closure device includes a radial compression feature, which may be a memorised shape of the frame or non-sprung condition of the frame, having a small radius. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/15/15 / #20150018854

Suture passer and method of operating same

A suture passer includes a stylet and a cannula having an open distal end defining a cannula outer diameter. The stylet has a proximal segment configured for receipt within the cannula and including a suture retention notch, and a distal segment having an expanded outer diameter substantially matching the cannula outer diameter. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/15/15 / #20150018716

Shape memory guide wire

A guide wire is described for navigating body channels such as vessels. The guide wire can include an elongated member having a proximal portion and a distal portion, and a fluid passage to transport a fluid from the proximal portion to the distal portion. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/15/15 / #20150017317

Occluding device for occlusion of a body vessel and method for making the same

In at least one embodiment of the present invention, a method for making an occluding device for occlusion of fluid flow through a lumen of a body vessel is provided. The method comprises attaching a coating to an embolization coil that is substantially straight. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/08/15 / #20150012080

Endovascular graft having a cannulation pocket

A stent graft for placement in a lumen of a patient is disclosed. The stent graft comprises: a main tubular body of a biocompatible graft material having a main lumen, the main tubular body having a proximal end and a distal end; a side arm extending from the main tubular body, the side arm having a side arm lumen, the side arm lumen being in fluid communication with the main lumen through a side arm opening in the main tubular body; and a cannulation pocket. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/08/15 / #20150011834

System and method for introducing multiple medical devices

A method and apparatus for introducing a first elongate medical device and short wire guide that are coupled together into a work site and remotely disconnecting them within the work site such that a secondary device comprising a catheter member can be introduced over the wire guide to the work site, and/or a second wire guide can be introduced to the work site via a passageway of the primary access device. A separating member may be provided to remotely separate the wire guide from the elongate medical device.. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/01/15 / #20150005872

Emergency vascular repair prosthesis

A prosthesis system for repair of a transected body vessel is provided. The system can include first and second prostheses each including a tubular graft body and a support structure. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/01/15 / #20150005807

Occlusion device including bundle of occlusion wires having preformed shapes

An occlusion system includes a delivery catheter having an elongate body defining a delivery lumen, and an occlusion device including a bundle of elongate occlusion wires configured for simultaneous delivery through the delivery lumen. At least a portion of each of the occlusion wires includes a shape memory material and has a preformed shape. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/01/15 / #20150005781

Object capture device

A medical device for collecting objects from a body lumen comprises a catheter, a basket having a closed first end and an open second end, and an actuator connected to the closed first end of the basket, the catheter and basket moveable relative to one another between a first configuration and a second configuration to draw objects from a body lumen into the basket. In the first configuration the closed first end of the basket is inside the catheter and the open second end is everted over at least a part of the closed first end. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/01/15 / #20150005743

Weeping balloon catheter with drug delivery balloon in fluid communication with combination lumen

A weeping balloon catheter includes a catheter having an elongate tubular body defining an inflation lumen and a combination lumen that terminates at an open distal end of the elongate tubular body. A dilation balloon is disposed at a distal end of the elongate tubular body and is in fluid communication with the inflation lumen. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc

01/01/15 / #20150000480

Button release handle

A handle for receiving an elongate medical device is provided. The handle includes a housing defining an elongate hollow interior portion, the hollow portion defining a first portion proximate the distal end and the aperture, a second portion. ... Cook Medical Technologies Llc








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