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Catheter assembly

A method involves puncturing a blood vessel of a patient with the sharp needle point of an inner needle, axially advancing a guide wire operating member connected to a guide wire to axially advance the guide wire relative to the inner needle to move the guide wire along the blood vessel, and axially advancing a catheter operating member connected to a catheter to axially advance the catheter in the distal direction relative to both the inner needle and the guide wire such that the distal end of the catheter is positioned at a target position in the blood vessel.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Connector, infusion set, and medical device connectable to connector

A connector is connectable to a medical device that includes a female connector portion. The connector includes: a main body member including: a cylinder portion that is insertable into the female connector portion, and a lock portion configured to, upon insertion of the cylinder portion into the female connector portion, pass over part of the medical device and then move in a predetermined locking direction to lock the medical device; and a lock member that is movable with respect to the main body member. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Balloon catheter and method of manufacturing long member for balloon catheter

A balloon catheter is disclosed, which is capable of improving accuracy of an inspection result of a tube wall of an elongated member constituting a catheter shaft and achieving further improved product quality through the inspection, and a method of manufacturing an elongated member for a balloon catheter, which is used for the balloon catheter. In an outer tube of a balloon catheter, distal from a proximal end of a guide wire lumen is formed of a transparent material. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Positioning method for balloon coating

A method is disclosed for forming a coating layer on an outer surface of a balloon of a balloon catheter. The method includes supplying a coating solution containing a drug and a solvent through an end portion of a flexible dispensing tube with an opening portion for discharging the coating solution through the end portion of the flexible dispensing tube; keeping in contact an opening portion-formed end portion side of the dispensing tube with the outer surface of the balloon in such a manner as to be oriented in a direction opposite to a rotating direction of the balloon; rotating the balloon about an axis of the balloon; and discharging the coating solution through the opening portion and applying the coating solution to the outer surface of the balloon while the dispensing tube is moved relative to the balloon in an axial direction of the balloon.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Diagnostic imaging catheter

A diagnostic imaging catheter has flexibility at a distal end and has relatively high rigidity at a proximal end while avoiding an increase in outer diameter of a sheath. The diagnostic imaging catheter includes a rotatable drive shaft having a distal portion provided with an ultrasound transducer, a sheath in which the drive shaft is positioned and which extends in an axial direction, and a rigidity changing part provided inside the sheath and configured to make the rigidity of the drive shaft higher at the proximal end than at the distal end.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Injector

An injector includes a hollow needle; a main body unit including a needle holding portion that holds the needle; and a protection device configured to cover the needle before and after puncturing a puncture target with the needle. The protection device includes: an inner member attached to the needle holding portion and being freely rotatable around an outer periphery of the needle holding portion; and m outer member configured to (i) cover an order side of the needle and the inner member before puncturing, (ii) expose the needle by moving toward a proximal end side relative to the main body unit at a time of puncturing, and (iii) cover a distal end of the needle by moving toward a distal end side relative to the main body unit after puncturing.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Circulation apparatus and method for controlling the same

An artificial lung in a circulation apparatus can be monitored and be maintained in a safe condition without manual assistance. As an extracorporeal circulation mode starts, it is determined first whether or not gas exchange of the artificial lung is carried out within a normal range, based on oxygen concentration which is detected by an oxygen sensor positioned at a downstream place in the artificial lung. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Catheter

A catheter includes a sheath configured to be inserted into a body lumen, a drive shaft configured to be inserted into the sheath and to transmit mechanical drive force, an operation unit configured to operate the drive shaft, and a connection section having a proximal side connected to the operation unit and a distal side connected to the sheath in such a way as to be attachable to and detachable from the sheath.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Balloon wrapping apparatus and balloon wrapping method

A balloon wrapping apparatus and a balloon wrapping method are disclosed by which a balloon can be wrapped appropriately. The balloon wrapping apparatus for wrapping a balloon of a balloon catheter provided with the balloon at a distal portion of an elongated shaft includes: a pleating section that forms the balloon with wing shapes projecting in radial directions; a folding section that includes a plurality of blades aligned in a circumferential direction, and that folds the wing shapes formed in the balloon along the circumferential direction by moving rotationally the blades; and a rotational support portion that supports a portion of the shaft which portion is on a proximal side of the balloon, and that rotates the shaft in a direction opposite to a rotary movement direction of the blades in a state in which the balloon is positioned in relation to the folding section.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Balloon wrapping apparatus

A balloon wrapping apparatus is disclosed by which a balloon can be accurately positioned and inserted in relation to a pleating section. The balloon wrapping apparatus for wrapping a balloon provided at a distal portion of an elongated shaft includes: a pleating section that forms the balloon with wing shapes; a folding section that folds the wing shapes formed in the balloon along a circumferential direction; a support base that supports a portion other than the distal portion of the shaft, and that makes the distal portion of the shaft insertable into the pleating section and the folding section; and a core metal member to be inserted in the shaft. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Medical connector

A medical connector includes: a male connector portion that is connectable to a closed female connector portion of another medical connector, the closed female connector portion comprising an opening formed on a top wall, and a valve body blocking the opening and having a slit, an outer peripheral edge portion of the valve body being secured to the top wall; wherein the male connector portion includes: a tubular body having an outer diameter equal to or less than a length that is twice a distance between a center of a top surface of the valve body and an end of the slit that is radially furthest from the center, the tubular body being insertable into the slit, a limiting portion configured to limit an insertion depth of the tubular body, a sealing portion configured to surround the slit, and a locking portion.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Balloon wrapping apparatus and balloon wrapping method

A balloon wrapping apparatus and a balloon wrapping method are disclosed by which a balloon can be accurately positioned in relation to a pleating section and to a folding section. The balloon wrapping apparatus for wrapping a balloon of a balloon catheter provided with the balloon at a distal portion of an elongated shaft includes: a pleating section having a plurality of blades aligned with space parts therebetween in a circumferential direction, and forms the balloon with wing shapes projecting in radial directions by clamping the balloon in the space parts by moving rotationally the blades; and a folding section having a plurality of blades aligned in a circumferential direction, and that folds the wing shapes formed in the balloon in the circumferential direction by moving rotationally the blades; and a support base that supports a part of the shaft which part is on a proximal side of the balloon.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Guide wire and manufacturing method of guide wire

A guide wire has an elongated core portion, a resin coating layer including a resin material and covering a distal portion of the core portion, and a metallic tubular member that has a lumen into which the core portion is inserted, and that is disposed so as to be in contact with at least a portion of a proximal end of the resin coating layer. The tubular member is formed in a state where the lumen is reduced in diameter by cold forging, and at least a portion of an inner surface forming the lumen has a compressive bonding surface which is compressively bonded to an outer surface of the core portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Catheter assembly

A catheter assembly includes: a catheter; a hollow inner needle that is removably disposed in the catheter and has a lumen through which a guide wire is insertable; a needle hub that is fixed to a proximal end portion of the inner needle; and a guide member that is attachable to a proximal end portion of the needle hub and configured to guide the guide wire towards the inner needle.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180207358

Liquid medicine administration apparatus and liquid medicine administration unit

A liquid medicine administration apparatus includes: a drive section; an operation section configured to operate a pusher member that is slidably located in a liquid medicine container; a transmission mechanism configured to transmit a driving force of the drive section to the operation section; an occlusion detection mechanism located in the transmission mechanism and configured to detect occlusion of a passage of liquid medicine administered from the liquid medicine container; a rotation detector configured to detect rotation of the drive section; and a notification section configured to notify a user when the rotation detector detects stoppage of rotation of the drive section.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180207344

Artificial lung

An artificial lung 100 has a filling portion 110 that communicates with an inlet port 101 and an outlet port 102 for blood and is filled with blood, a heat exchange portion 160 that includes a bundle of a plurality of hollow fibers 163 for heat exchange and is provided inside the filling portion, a gas exchange portion 170 that includes a bundle of a plurality of hollow fibers 173 for gas exchange and is provided inside the filling portion to be adjacent to the heat exchange portion, and a porous member 180 that is disposed in a gap 190 between the heat exchange portion and the gas exchange portion. A volume within the housing occupied by a wall of the porous member correspondingly reduces a priming volume within the housing available for conveying the blood (i.e., a bulk volume of the porous member partially blocks or fills the gap.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/26/18 / #20180207308

Medical device packaging container, medical device packaging, and outer cylinder packaging for pre-filled syringes

A medical device packaging container housing a medical device and being configured for high pressure steam sterilization includes: a main body part that includes an open upper face part and a bottom part, wherein the upper face part includes a lid member fixing part for attachment of a peelable sheet-shaped lid member; and a water dispersion part disposed in a peripheral part of the bottom part along a side wall of the main body part, and being configured to disperse water stored in the peripheral part.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180200479

Medical elongated body

A medical elongated body including a tubular main body and a hub connected to the tubular main body. The medical elongated body includes a strain relief supported by a distal portion of the hub. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180200447

Plunger for syringe and pre-filled syringe including the same

A plunger for a syringe that includes a barrel includes: a gasket mounting portion located at a distal end of the plunger; a disk positioned at a proximal end of the gasket mounting portion; a shaft extending proximally from the disk, wherein the shaft comprises a plurality of slats extending proximally from the disk; a pressing portion located at a lower end of the shaft; and a plunger inclination-prevention unit that is located at a distal end of the shaft and is configured to inhibit the plunger from inclining inside the barrel of the syringe. The plunger inclination-prevention unit comprises one or more axially inclined plates, each having a first end disposed on the disk, extending obliquely proximal with respect to a central axis of the shaft, and having a second end disposed on one of the slats.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180200432

Device for administering drug solution

A device for administering a drug solution includes: a pumping apparatus configured to deliver a drug solution held in a reservoir to a live body; a flow rate sensing apparatus configured to determine a flow rate of the solution delivered by the pumping apparatus, the flow rate sensing apparatus comprising: a heat-generating element disposed in a conduit line in which the drug solution is delivered; a first temperature sensor disposed in the conduit line upstream of the heat-generating element; a second temperature sensor disposed in the conduit line downstream of the heat-generating element; and an processor configured to calculate the flow rate in the conduit line based on a difference between a temperature detected by the first temperature sensing element and a temperature detected by the second temperature sensing element; and a controller configured to control a drive state of the pumping apparatus based on the determined flow rate.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180200425

Medicinal-liquid administering device

A medicinal device includes a first member; and a second member configured to be attachable to and detachable from the first member, the second member being a part of a medicinal-liquid administering device and including: a first member comprising a first-member-side power transmission part, and a second member comprising a second-member-side power transmission part; wherein the first-member-side power transmission part and the second-member-side power transmission part are configured to be engaged with each other for administering medicinal liquid into a living body; and wherein the second member is configured to open a housing covering the first-member-side power transmission part to engage the second-member-side power transmission part with the first-member-side power transmission part at a time of attaching the first member to the second member.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180200402

Fixing tool

A fixing tool is disclosed, which can help reduce a possibility that heat may be transferred to a user when a state is changed in a material of a member for fixing a predetermined site of a human body. The fixing tool has a deformation portion that is configured to be deformable, that at least partially covers an outer periphery of any site of a limb, a trunk, a neck, and a head, and that is deformed to align with the site through the deformation, and a heat insulating material that is disposed in a portion corresponding to at least the site on an outside surface of the deformation portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180199916

Diagnostic imaging catheter

A sheath of a catheter for image diagnosis includes a first filter placed in a first communication hole, allowing a flow of gas to an outside from an inside of a lumen via the first communication hole, and restricting a flow of a component scattering or absorbing light contained in a body fluid to the inside from the outside of the lumen and a second filter placed in a second communication hole, allowing a flow of a liquid component contained in the body fluid to the inside from the outside of the lumen via the second communication hole, and restricting a flow of the component scattering or absorbing the light to the inside from the outside of the lumen.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/19/18 / #20180199912

Catheter

A catheter includes a first structure having an elongated catheter body with at least one lumen and a first connection portion. The catheter includes a second structure that has a second connection portion which is connectable to the distal side of the first connection portion and a third structure that has an inner tube in which an elongated imaging core having an image capturing unit for capturing an image is positionable and a third connection portion which is connectable to the proximal side of the first connection portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180186915

Polymer particles

Biodegradable, cross-linked polymer particle embolics and methods of making the same are described. The particle embolics can be used as embolization agents.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/05/18 / #20180185032

Hemostatic device

A hemostatic device includes a flexible band configured to be wrapped around a part of an arm to be subjected to hemostasis in which a radial artery and an ulnar artery are disposed, a securing portion that secures the band in a state of being wrapped around the arm, a first inflatable portion connected to the band to press a part to be subjected to hemostasis located in the radial artery by being inflated in response to injection of a fluid, a second inflatable portion disposed at a different position from the position of the first inflatable portion in the longitudinal direction of the band to press the ulnar artery by being inflated in response to injection of a fluid, and an auxiliary balloon disposed between the band and the second inflatable portion such that at least a portion overlaps the second inflatable portion and presses the second inflatable portion.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180178423

Syringe with needle

A syringe and needle assembly including a needle tube having a needle tip for puncturing a living body. A syringe is formed integrally with the needle tube. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180177988

Medical tube

A medical tube 10 includes a main shaft tube 20 that internally has a main shaft lumen 21, and a plurality of branch tubes 30 connected to each other at an intermediate position in an axial direction of the main shaft tube 20. The branch tube 30 has a branch lumen 31 through which pancreatic juice flows into the main shaft lumen 21. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/28/18 / #20180177514

Collection method

A method is disclosed for collecting substances inside a living body lumen using a medical device having an elongated shaft, a filter portion, and a support portion. The method includes inserting the medical device into the living body lumen; inserting an atherectomy device through the elongated shaft of the medical device; scraping a substance with the atherectomy device; collecting the substance using the filter portion of the medical device; and aspirating the substance by an aspiration catheter while the aspiration catheter is moved forward and rearward relative to the filter portion inside the filter portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/21/18 / #20180171376

Method for evaluation of grafts

A method and system for evaluating the competence for transplantation of a graft sample containing cells capable of multinucleation are provided. In one form, the method includes determining multinucleating ability as an indicator representing the capacity for multinucleation of the cells capable of multinucleation.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154067

Composite fluid separation

Embodiments are described that include systems and methods for separating components of a composite fluid, e.g., whole blood. Some embodiments provide for processing a composite fluid by subjecting a volume of the fluid to a first centripetal acceleration for an initial separation, followed by a second centripetal acceleration for a second separation.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180154049

Drug coating layer

A drug coating layer on a non-porous nylon elastomer balloon substrate surface comprising a plurality of elongated bodies with long axes wherein each elongated body is formed of a crystal of a water-insoluble drug and is independently formed on the substrate surface, wherein the long axes of the elongated bodies are substantially linear in shape, and the long axes of the elongated bodies form an angle in a predetermined range with respect to a substrate plane with which the long axis of the elongated body intersects. The drug coating layer can provide low toxicity and a high intravascular stenosis inhibitory effect.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180153985

Adjuvant composition containing aluminum and vaccine composition containing the same

The present invention relates to an adjuvant composition including a ph-sensitive carrier and an aluminum-containing substance. According to the present invention, there is provided an adjuvant that is highly safe and induces cell-mediated immunity effectively through cross-presentation.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/07/18 / #20180153579

Medical puncture needle and method for manufacturing puncture needle

A medical puncture needle includes: a distal end portion including a needle point; and a rod-like main body portion continuous with the distal end portion. The distal end portion includes a blade surface. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180147600

Balloon coating method

A balloon coating method is disclosed for forming a coating layer on an outer surface of a balloon of a balloon catheter. The method includes an application step where a vertically extending dispensing tube for supplying a coating solution containing the water-insoluble drug and a solvent is formed at its end portion with an opening portion for discharging the coating solution therethrough and when an opening portion-formed end portion side of the dispensing tube is kept in contact with the outer surface of the balloon in such a manner as to be oriented to a rotating direction of the balloon while the balloon is rotated about an axis of the balloon, the coating solution is discharged through the opening portion and applied to the outer surface of the balloon while the dispensing tube is moved relative to the balloon in an axial direction of the balloon.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180147396

Balloon catheter

A balloon catheter has a first shaft that includes a first lumen, and that extends in an axial direction, a first balloon disposed on a distal side of the first shaft, and capable of being expanded and contracted in a radial direction, a second shaft that includes a second lumen, and that extends in the axial direction, and a second balloon disposed on a distal side of the second shaft so as to cover an outer periphery of the first balloon, and that is capable of being expanded and contracted in the radial direction. The first shaft is configured to be movable in the axial direction relative to the second shaft, and the first balloon is configured to be movable in the axial direction relative to the second balloon in response to movement of the first shaft.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/31/18 / #20180146983

Medical puncture needle and method for manufacturing puncture needle

A medical puncture needle includes: a distal end portion including a needle point; and a rod-like main body portion continuous with the distal end portion, wherein: the distal end portion includes a blade surface, the blade surface includes: a first blade surface portion and a second blade surface portion on a front side of the distal end portion, the first and second blade surface portions intersecting each other at a ridgeline that forms a blade edge having the needle point at one end, and a third blade surface portion continuous with each of the first blade surface portion and the second blade surface portion on a main body portion side, and the third blade surface portion includes a protruding curved surface.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180142199

Cell growth with mechanical stimuli

Embodiments for loading and expanding particular cell types are described. Embodiments may include the use of hollow fiber membranes with particular characteristic such as hollow fibers with inner diameters that provide mechanical stimulus (e.g., radius of curvature greater than a dimension of a cell). ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180140809

Balloon coating method, balloon rotating method and balloon coating apparatus

A balloon coating method and a balloon coating apparatus are disclosed for forming a coating layer containing a water-insoluble drug on an outer surface of a balloon of a balloon catheter. The balloon coating method including fixing a connection portion between the balloon and an inner tube passing through an inside of the balloon, and moving a dispensing tube relative to the balloon in an axial direction of the balloon while rotating the balloon about an axis of the balloon and while also dispensing the coating liquid containing the water-insoluble drug from the dispensing tube to apply the coating liquid to the outer surface of the balloon.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/24/18 / #20180140802

Guide wire

A guide wire includes a long flexible wire main body, and a coil that is formed by winding a plurality of wires in a spiral shape, and which is disposed at an outer periphery of a distal portion of the wire main body to cover the distal portion. The coil includes a coil distal portion that is disposed on a distal side in the distal portion, a coil proximal portion that is disposed on a further proximal side in comparison to the coil distal portion, and a coil intermediate portion that is disposed between the coil distal portion and the coil proximal portion, and includes a wire having a wire diameter that is smaller than a wire diameter of the wires of the coil distal portion and the coil proximal portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/17/18 / #20180133410

Intradermal injection needle for immunotherapy

An intradermal injection needle is an intradermal injection needle assembly to be used by piercing the intradermal injection needle into the skin of a living body. The intradermal injection needle has a hollow needle having a blade edge pierceable into the skin and a discharge port of an administration product; and a hub holding the hollow needle. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/10/18 / #20180128544

Lyophilization

Embodiments of methods, systems, and apparatuses for lyophilizing, storing, and transfusing materials are described. In embodiments, the materials may include whole blood or a component of whole blood such as plasma.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/03/18 / #20180119094

Passive replacement of media

. . . . Embodiments described herein generally relate to passively replacing media in a closed cell expansion system to reduce or prevent the dilution of chemical signaling used to inhibit signaling pathways that keep a cell population in the lag phase of cell growth. To prevent such dilution, active inlet fluid flow to the system may be halted. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/03/18 / #20180116836

Stent

A stent is disclosed that improves passing properties and an expansion force while securing a cross-sectional area of the stent and decreasing a decreasable diameter of the stent. The stent has linear struts, which form an outer periphery of a cylindrical shape and a link portion connecting the struts to each other, in which the struts of the cylindrical shape are mounted on an outer peripheral surface of a dilatable and deformable balloon. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/03/18 / #20180116689

Device handle for a medical device

A medical device is disclosed for cutting substances inside a body lumen, the medical device including a rotatable tubular drive shaft; a treatment member arranged on a distal side of the drive shaft; and a device handle configured to retract the drive shaft, the device handle comprising: a fixed guide cover disposed to cover the drive shaft and an outer sheath disposed to cover the guide cover; and an annular gap between the outer sheath and the guide cover on a proximal side of a fluid connection configured to supply a physiological salt solution into the outer sheath.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/19/18 / #20180108276

Technique simulator

A procedure simulator that includes an animal heart to which a first balloon is inserted into a left ventricle of the heart and to which a second balloon is inserted into a right ventricle of the heart. A pump system makes the first balloon and the second balloon expand and contract via an operating fluid (l). ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/19/18 / #20180106778

Collecting components of a fluid

Embodiments are described for separating/collecting components from a multi-component fluid such as whole blood. Some embodiments provide for controlling the amount of a component, such as platelets, introduced into a separation chamber to ensure that the density of fluid in the separation chamber does not exceed a particular value. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/19/18 / #20180104422

Syringe

A syringe includes a syringe outer tube including: a tubular-shaped outer tube main body, a reduced diameter section projecting from a distal end of the outer tube main body, and having a distal end opening that is configured to discharge the liquid from the outer tube main body through the reduced diameter section, and a lock adapter concentrically disposed at an outer circumferential portion of the reduced diameter section and configured to be fixed to a mating member; and a cap mounted on the syringe outer tube and including: a cap main body sealing the reduced diameter section in a liquid-tight manner, the cap main body comprising: a base portion including an opening, and a projection projecting into the opening, and a sealing member disposed in the opening, wherein the projection of the base portion contacts a distal end surface of the sealing member.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/19/18 / #20180104343

Ph sensitive carrier and preparation method thereof, and ph sensitive drug and ph sensitive drug composition each containing the carrier, and method for treating or preventing diseases using the same

A method for treating tumor or inflammation in a patient in need thereof by administering a ph sensitive drug which includes a ph sensitive carrier including at least one amphipathic substance, and a physiologically active substance supported in the ph sensitive carrier to induce the ph sensitive carrier to develop a membrane disruptive function and to deliver the physiologically active substance to the site. The ph sensitive carrier can include at least one of deoxycholic acid, cholic acid, ursodeoxycholic acid, chenodeoxycholic acid, hyodeoxycholic acid, c27 bile acid, glycodeoxycholic acid, glycyrrhizic acid, glycyrrhetinic acid and salts thereof, and the amphipathic substance can include at least one of a phosphatidylcholine having 10 to 12 carbon atoms, a polyoxyethylene sorbitan monofatty acid ester having 12 to 18 carbon atoms, a sorbitan fatty acid ester having 16 to 18 carbon atoms, glycerol monooleate, glycerol dilaurate, glycerol distearate, glycerol dioleate, polyoxyethylene castor oil and α-tocopherol.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/19/18 / #20180103971

Medical device and treatment method

A medical device and a treatment method are disclosed that can be applied to body lumina with a wide range of inside diameters and can enhance a property for suction of a substance from the inside of a body lumen by restricting flow within the body lumen. The medical device includes an elongated shaft section; an expanding section that is an elastically deformable tubular body provided with a plurality of openings; a flexibly deformable tubular cover section that is coupled to an end portion on a proximal side of the expanding section, surrounds an outer periphery of the expanding section on the proximal side, but does not surround, and externally exposes, an outer periphery of the expanding section on a distal side; and a sheath capable of accommodating the expanding section and the cover section in a diameter-reduced state.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/12/18 / #20180098749

Catheter

A catheter including a sheath configured to be inserted into a lumen; a drive shaft inserted into the sheath; an image information acquiring unit fixed to a distal end of the drive shaft and acquires image information; a hub which moves the drive shaft in an axial direction of the sheath; an outer tube on a proximal end side of the sheath and includes a first connector at a proximal end thereof; a second connector which includes on a proximal end side of the outer tube a male connector able to be connected to and disconnected from the first connector; and an inner tube on a distal end side of the hub, that moves with respect to the outer tube along with the movement of the hub.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/05/18 / #20180093270

Centrifugal fluid separation device

A modular cassette and method for separating a composite fluid into at least two component parts thereof during centrifugation is provided. The modular cassette includes a fluid inlet portion, at least one fluid separation portion, at least one media chamber in fluid communication with the fluid separation portion, a fluid collection portion, at least one fluidic channel configured to form a fluid communication between at least two components of the cassette, at least one wax valve including undulating flow channel portions configured to close at least one of the fluidic channels, and at least one heating element configured to actuate the at least one wax valve.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/05/18 / #20180093068

Catheter for insertion into branched blood vessel

A branch blood vessel insertion catheter has a catheter body having a lumen penetrating therethrough from a distal end of the catheter body to a proximal end thereof to allow a guide wire to be inserted therethrough. The catheter body has an inner layer, a wire-wound reinforcing member provided on an outer surface of the inner layer, and an outer layer covering both the inner layer and the reinforcing member. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180085760

Centrifuge and segment holder

A centrifuge (70) is provided with a cup (80) configured to house a blood bag system (10a) and centrifugally separates blood in the blood bag system (10a) by rotating the cup (80). The cup (80) has a segment holding section (86) capable of holding a plurality of segment tubes (44a), aligned in a parallel state by being folded at a sealing portion (44b) of an outlet-side tube (44), along a direction in which a centrifugal force acts during centrifugal processing or a direction inclined with respect to the direction in which the centrifugal force acts.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180085534

Safety needle assembly

The present invention is directed to a safety needle assembly having the high safety and high operability, comprising: a hub; a cannula; a collar; a protector; and a sheath. The sheath includes an opening of housing the cannula; a cannula fixing part of locking the cannula housed in the opening; an attachment part of rotatably supporting the sheath attached to the hub or the collar; and a protrusive stopper which a user pushes by a finger to pivot the sheath thereby to house the cannula in the opening of the sheath. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/29/18 / #20180085129

Medical system and method of using the same

A medical system for trapping an object inside a body lumen of a living body and removing the object from the living body. The medical system includes a trapping portion, which includes a first engagement portion at the distal end of the trapping portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/22/18 / #20180078454

Medical preparation dividing unit and medical preparation dividing method

A medical preparation dividing method is dividing a medical preparation stored in a storage member into a plurality of division bags by gravitational force through a primary tube, a branch portion, and a plurality of branch tubes. A medical preparation dividing unit has a curved portion formed in another end side of the primary tube, an inlet of the branch portion arranged above the curved portion, and outlets of the branch portion arranged above the inlet, in a state where the plurality of division bags is held with a holding tool.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/22/18 / #20180078392

Stent

A stent is disclosed, which is capable of preventing connection sections from overlapping with each other in a radial direction when a force is applied inadvertently thereto by adjusting distribution of the connection sections with respect to a direction of helix of the strut. A link portion of the stent includes connection sections provided integrally with one helical portion and other helical portions adjacent to each other, and disposed in positions overlapped with each other at least partly along an axial direction of a cylindrical shape in a state of opposing to each other, and a biodegradable material connecting connection sections by being interposed between the connection sections.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180071499

Balloon coating method, balloon rotating method, and balloon coating device

A balloon coating method for forming a coating layer containing a water-insoluble drug on the outer surface of a balloon of a balloon catheter. The method includes applying a first rotation force to the balloon catheter proximal to the balloon of the balloon catheter and applying a second rotation force to the balloon catheter distal to the balloon of the balloon catheter. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/15/18 / #20180071044

Package assembly for sterile and convenient insertion of dilator into sheath

A package assembly for an elongate surgical device in which two or more elongate surgical devices are secured and oriented in a coiled configuration so that a distal end of a first elongate surgical device may be inserted into a proximal end of a second elongate surgical device. In this assembly, the elongate surgical devices remain in a protected coiled state in the package while in the sterile field and so that a medical professional may prep the elongate surgical devices without removing from the package prior to use. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/08/18 / #20180067099

Method for evaluating ability of cells to grow into sheet

A method for evaluating the ability of cells to grow into a sheet includes (1) a step of examining cell cultures growing into a sheet to determine their impedance and/or electrical resistance or numerical values relating thereto; (2) a step of comparing the numerical values determined by step (1) with reference values; and (3) a step of judging, based on the results of comparison obtained in step (2), the ability of cells to grow into a sheet.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/08/18 / #20180064918

Medical tube

A medical tube 10 (drain tube 10) includes a main shaft tube 20, a flow path opening/closing mechanism 40, and a branch tube 30. The main shaft tube 20 internally has a main shaft side distal opening 21a and a main shaft lumen 21. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/08/18 / #20180064885

Medical needle, and method for closing protector of medical needle

A medical needle is provided with a needle body and a protector including a housing space which houses the needle body after venipuncture by the needle body by relative movement of the needle body in an axial direction. The protector has an annular recess in the entire circumference in the circumferential direction of an inner face in the housing space so as to accumulate blood that spatters from the needle body.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/08/18 / #20180064567

Stent delivery system

To provide a stent delivery system configured to prevent twisting of a strut during expansion of a stent. A balloon has a plurality of limb portions folded at a plurality of folding pleats in a deflated state. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/01/18 / #20180056047

Balloon coating method, balloon rotating method, and balloon coating device

A balloon coating method for forming a coating layer containing a water-insoluble drug on an outer surface of a balloon of a balloon catheter. The method includes moving a drive shaft relative to at least one of a hub of the balloon catheter and an interlocking member. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/01/18 / #20180056036

Introducer sheath

An introducer sheath is disclosed capable of reducing a physical burden on a patient by shortening a time necessary for hemostasis at an introduction part after removing the introducer sheath percutaneously introduced into a body lumen. The introducer sheath includes a catheter main body, which is percutaneously introduced into a body lumen, a hub, which is connected to a proximal side of the catheter main body, and a tube member which includes a thrombus inducing material m. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/01/18 / #20180056010

Injection needle assembly and medicine injection device

A needle tube having a needle tip for puncturing skin; a needle hub; and a fluid-draining portion for enabling draining of a medicine. The needle hub includes: a retention part (first member) for retaining the needle tube; an insertion part into which the output portion of a syringe is inserted; and a flange-like skin contact portion that is disposed in a manner so as to cover an area surrounding the needle tube and makes contact with and/or faces the skin when a living body is punctured with the needle tube. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/01/18 / #20180055621

Great vessel graft suturing aid

A stabilization tool supports a blood vessel for suturing during cardiovascular surgery. The support vessel may typically be part of an artificial graft used in replacing an aortic arch. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/01/18 / #20180055535

Medical device and treatment method

A medical device for removing an object within a living body lumen includes a rotatable tubular driven shaft having a leading-out hole opening in a proximal portion of the driven shaft, a cutting unit disposed on a distal side of the driven shaft, the cutting unit cutting an object while rotating together with the driven shaft, and a suction tubular body having a distal portion and a proximal portion, the distal portion of the suction tubular body being located within the driven shaft, the proximal portion of the suction tubular body being located outside the driven shaft and extending in a direction of separating from the driven shaft outward in a radial direction of the driven shaft.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/01/18 / #20180055480

Medical device

A medical device is disclosed, which includes a motor drive device that is connected to a proximal end of an image diagnosis catheter, and that rotates a drive shaft included in the image diagnosis catheter around an axial direction and moves the drive shaft along the axial direction, and a support unit that supports the motor drive device in a state where the motor drive device is separated in a vertical direction from a laying table on which a subject p is laid.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/22/18 / #20180050177

Medical tube and medical device

A medical tube includes a connection portion that is removably attached to an end of a catheter including a guide wire lumen through which a guide wire is inserted and a tube main body that includes a lumen through which the guide wire is inserted. The lumen communicates with the guide wire lumen while being attached to the end of the catheter through the connection portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/15/18 / #20180043109

Injection needle assembly and medicine injection device

A method of using a medicine injection device including a syringe filled with a medicine; a needle tube having a needle tip for puncturing the skin; a flange-like skin contact portion that is disposed in a manner so as to cover an area surrounding the needle tube and makes contact with and/or faces the skin when the living body is punctured with the needle tube; and an absorption part that is disposed in the skin contact portion of the needle hub. The method includes removing air from the medicine injection device prior to injection of the medicine, whereby medicine spilled from the needle tip is caught in the skin contact portion; the absorption part absorbing the spilled medicine staying in the skin contact portion; positioning the skin contact portion adjacent the skin; puncturing the skin with the needle tip; and injecting medicine from the needle tip into the skin.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/15/18 / #20180042694

Surgical tissue marking device with dryer

A marking/drying tool applies ink to biological tissue using a single handheld device. A cylindrical body retains a felt tip movable between a retracted position within the body and an extended position outside the body for marking the tissue. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/15/18 / #20180042615

Hemostatic device

A hemostatic device has a flexible band that can be wrapped around a hemostasis-requiring site of a limb, a securing portion that secures the band in a state where the band is wrapped around the limb, and an inflation portion that interlocks with the band, and that inflates when a fluid is injected. The inflation portion has a plurality of convex portions in a width direction orthogonal to a longitudinal direction of the band when the inflation portion inflates.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/15/18 / #20180042596

Minimally-invasive surgery tool with automatic lighting

A surgical device provides a retractor tool or rake with integral lighting. The device includes a retractor body having a rake finger at one end and a handle at its other end. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/15/18 / #20180042595

Valve rake and mount for surgical retractor

A mounting mechanism for use with surgical retractor rakes mounts to a fixed frame at an edge of a surgical site to that the rake can be conveniently configured into position with simple manual adjustments. A valve rake finger is arranged on the end of a shaft. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/08/18 / #20180036459

Artificial lung and method for manufacturing artificial lung

. . An artificial lung is provided having a plurality of porous hollow fiber membranes for gas exchange, in which the hollow fiber membranes have outer surfaces, inner surfaces forming lumens, and opening portions through which the outer surfaces communicate with the inner surfaces, any one of the outer surfaces and the inner surfaces is coated with a colloidal solution of an antithrombotic material containing a polymer as a main component, and an average particle size of the colloid is at least 1.5 times a diameter of the opening portions of the hollow fiber membranes. An artificial lung is provided that can effectively suppress leakage of blood plasma components after blood circulation (blood plasma leakage).. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/08/18 / #20180036158

Medical-device position adjusting method and medical device system

A medical-device position adjusting method includes inserting a guide wire farther forward than a lesion area of the body lumen from the port member; inserting an anchor device into the body lumen and fixing the guide wire to an inner wall surface of the body lumen by the anchor portion at a position farther forward than the lesion area; inserting the medical device from the port member along the guide wire to a position of the lesion area; and fixing the guide wire and the port member with the proximal-end fixing member, causing the guide wire to move in an insertion/pulling-out direction through the operation unit so as to change a path of the guide wire in the body lumen, and adjusting a position of the medical device in the lesion area.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/25/18 / #20180025481

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program

An image processing apparatus is disclosed, which uses oct to process a plurality of cross-sectional images obtained by moving an imaging core inside a catheter in an axial direction while rotating the imaging core. Cross-sectional image data is acquired in association with position information in the axial direction when each of the cross-sectional images. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/25/18 / #20180021560

Medical connector

A medical connector includes: a housing including a male connector connection portion comprising a male connector connection port having a cylindrical shape, a medical instrument connection portion, and a valve body housing portion; and a valve body configured to open and close the male connector connection port, the valve body including a head portion, and a barrel portion that connects to the head portion. When a male connector is inserted into the male connector connection port, the head portion moves from the male connector connection port into the valve body housing portion and a slit in the head portion opens, such that a flow passage from the male connector connection portion to the medical instrument connection portion is formed.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/25/18 / #20180021524

Puncture needle protection assembly, syringe assembly, and manufacturing method thereof

A hook portion is formed to project from a columnar portion of a cover forming a needle cover body. The hook portion is hooked by a stopper wall of an outer cylinder, whereby the needle cover body is inhibited from slipping out of the outer cylinder. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180018440

Pump monitoring system and pump monitoring server

A server control unit of a pump monitoring server records, in a recording unit, a state of a pump together with a time at which the state of the pump is confirmed in a case where the server control unit has received the state of the pump confirmed by a medical practitioner from the pump within a first predetermined time from the start of clocking of a liquid delivery time by a clocking unit. In contrast, in a case where the server control unit has not received the state of the pump from the pump even after the first predetermined time has elapsed from the start of the clocking of the liquid delivery time by the clocking unit, the server control unit prompts the medical practitioner to confirm the pump.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180015278

Medical connector

A medical connector includes a medical device connection portion communication passage defined by a housing and a valve body to guide a fluid from a first medical device connection portion to a second medical device connection portion. In the medical connector, a male connector inserted into the a connector connection portion presses a head portion of the valve body while contracting and deforming a body portion, and a fluid is guided from the male connector connection portion to the medical device connection portion communication passage, through a gap formed between the head portion and the housing.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180015276

Medical connector

A medical connector includes a male connector portion, an engagement portion, and a locking portion that slides on the engagement portion to set a locked state in which the engagement portion is inhibited from being pulled out of another medical connector when the male connector portion is inserted into a female connector portion of the other medical connector.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180015249

Catheter and manufacturing method of catheter

A catheter and a manufacturing method thereof are disclosed, which can restrain a guide wire lumen and a dilation lumen from communicating with each other during thermal fusion-bonding while suppressing an increase in an outer diameter of a catheter shaft. A catheter has a catheter shaft in which a distal side shaft, an inner tube shaft, and a proximal side shaft are integrated with each other in a fusion region. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180015234

Injection needle assembly and medicine injection apparatus

An injection needle assembly includes a needle tube, a needle hub holding the needle tube, a protector, a biasing member, a sliding groove, and a sliding protrusion. The protector is movable between a first position at which the needle tip of the needle tube is covered and a second position at which the needle tip of the needle tube is exposed. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180015233

Protection device and medical device assembled body

A protection device is attachable to a syringe that includes a needle. The protection device includes an inner cylinder having a cam structure with at least one protrusion; an outer cylinder that covers the inner cylinder and the needle; and a spring. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180015232

Injection needle assembly and drug injection device

An injection needle assembly includes a needle tube, a needle hub configured to hold the needle tube, a protector, a biasing member, and a restriction mechanism. The restriction mechanism is configured such that, after the protector has moved from the first position to the second position and has further returned from the second position to the first position, the restriction member restricts the protector from moving from the first position to the second position again. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180015231

Injection needle assembly, and drug injection device

An injection needle assembly includes a needle tube, a needle hub, a main body portion, a connecting portion, and an biasing portion. The main body portion is configured to move between a first position in which the needle tip of the needle tube is exposed and a second position in which the main body portion covers the needle tip of the needle tube.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180015230

Syringe cap, syringe assembly, and prefilled syringe

A syringe cap is configured to be removably attached to a barrel to seal a needle hole in a puncture needle held by a barrel tip portion of the barrel, and comprises a first member that is configured to be pierced with the puncture needle and that comprises an elastic material having a young's modulus in the range of 1 to 10 mpa; and a second member that comprises an elastic hollow body having a young's modulus in the range of 1 to 10 mpa and that is configured form a closed space between the first member and the barrel. A vapor permeability of a material from which the first member is formed is lower than a vapor permeability of a material from which the second member is formed.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180015229

Injection needle assembly and medicine injection apparatus

An injection needle assembly includes: a needle tube, a needle hub which holds the needle tube, a protector, a biasing member, a retaining member, and a restriction mechanism. The protector is movable between a first position at which the needle tip of the needle tube is covered and a second position at which the needle tip of the needle tube is exposed, the protector comprising an abutment piece. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180015222

Liquid medicine administration device

A liquid medicine administration device for administration of a liquid medicine includes a liquid delivery unit; a control unit configured to control the liquid delivery unit; an activity detection unit; a storage unit configured to store data indicating an amount of the liquid medicine that has already been delivered into the living body; and a calculation unit configured to calculate a residual amount of the liquid medicine in the living body on the basis of (i) the data indicating the amount of the liquid medicine that has already been delivered by the liquid delivery unit into the living body, and (ii) the activity detected by the activity detection unit, and calculate a scheduled delivery amount of the liquid medicine to be administered into the living body on the basis of the residual amount of the liquid medicine.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180015221

Medical pump, medical pump system, and method for controlling medical pump system

Provided is a medical pump for achieving continuous administration of a medicine by performing sequential driving with another medical pump. The medical pump includes: a pump driving unit for administering the medicine in accordance with a setting; a communication unit for performing communication between the other medical pump; a control unit for controlling individual driving of the pump driving unit and the communication unit; and an operation unit connected to the control unit. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180015217

Packaging body and packaging assembly

A packaging body is configured to house a prefilled syringe that comprises an outer cylinder fillable with a liquid and a plunger movable with respect to the outer cylinder. The packaging body includes a container comprising a housing portion configured to house the prefilled syringe. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180014833

Hemostatic device

A hemostatic device includes a flexible band adapted to be wrapped around a patient's limb at a site on the limb where bleeding is to be stopped, a portion for securing the band in a wrapped state to the limb, a curved plate which is made of a material more rigid than the band and at least a portion of which is curved toward the inner peripheral side thereof, a main balloon which is provided on the inner peripheral side of the curved plate and which inflates when a fluid is introduced therein, and a pressing member which is provided between the curved plate and the main balloon so that at least a portion thereof overlaps with the balloon and which is adapted for pressing against the balloon. The device provides an excellent hemostatic effect and prevents numbness and poor circulation in areas peripheral to the site of attachment.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/18/18 / #20180014815

Imaging apparatus for diagnosis, control method therefor, program, and computer readable storage medium

A control method, computer readable medium, and imaging apparatus for diagnosis being configured to create a tomographic image are disclosed. The method includes obtaining ultrasound line data oriented in a radial direction from a rotation center based on a signal obtained by executing the scanning; obtaining optical interference line data oriented in a radial direction from the rotation center based on a signal obtained by executing the scanning; identifying a line or a group of lines having a same feature out of each line data of the ultrasound tomographic image and the optical tomographic image; determining segmentation positions for a bundle of lines corresponding to at least a single frame included in each tomographic image from each line data of the ultrasound tomographic image and the optical tomographic image with respect to the identified line or group of lines; and creating a tomographic image from the determined bundle of lines.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/11/18 / #20180009583

Rubber stopper for medicine container and medicine-accommodated medicine container using the same

A rubber stopper for a medicine container has a rubber stopper body and a coating layer directly applied to a surface exposed in the medicine container. The coating layer is more flexible than a forming material of the rubber stopper body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/11/18 / #20180008813

Medical connector

A medical connector of the present invention is characterized in that: when a male connector portion is inserted into a female connector portion, a first locking portion is engaged with the female connector portion to achieve a first locked state as well as a second locked state; when the second locked state is released by operation of a second unlock operating portion and the female connector portion is moved in a disengagement direction with respect to the male connector portion, the locking member is moved in the disengagement direction together with the female connector portion while keeping the first locked state; and when the female connector portion is rotated with respect to the male connector portion, the first locked state is released.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/11/18 / #20180008803

Catheter assembly

A catheter assembly includes a catheter; a catheter hub fixed to a proximal end portion of the catheter; a hollow needle having a needle tip and disengageably located in the catheter; a needle hub fixed to a proximal end portion of the needle; a guide wire slidably located in the needle, the guide wire being longer than the catheter and having a distal end that is protrudable from the needle tip; a guide wire hub configured to support the guide wire and move the guide wire with respect to the needle in association with movement of the guide wire hub; and a movement mechanism configured to retract the guide wire hub with respect to the needle hub such that the distal end of the guide wire is housed in the needle in association with forward movement of the catheter hub with respect to the needle hub.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/11/18 / #20180008776

Syringe holder and pharmaceutical liquid administration set

A syringe holder includes: a barrel body that holds a syringe; a holder opening; deformation promoting portions; and radial movement-restricting portions. The radial movement-restricting portions are provided close to the deformation promoting portions. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/11/18 / #20180008586

Gel local anesthetic agent and gel local anesthetic preparation using same

A gel type local anesthetic agent of the present invention is a local anesthetic agent consisting of a local anesthetic having a tertiary amine and glycyrrhizic acid in which the local anesthetic and glycyrrhizic acid are gelated to form a gel type.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/11/18 / #20180008514

Medical bag

A medical bag comprising: a bag main body comprising a flexible sheet material having an interior portion partitioned via a partition part into a first space and a second space that is smaller than the first space, a first liquid housed in the first space, and a second liquid housed in the second space. When the volume of the first liquid is set as l1 and the volume of the second liquid is set as l2, l1/l2 is 2.0 to 6.0. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/11/18 / #20180008513

Resin hollow needle, outer cylinder with puncture portion, and pre-filled syringe

A resin hollow needle includes a distal end section including a puncture end portion, a large-diameter section having a diameter greater than that of the distal end section, a tapered section that is located between the large-diameter section and the distal end section, and a hub section. The distal end section includes a hole that is provided on a proximal end side in comparison to a distal end and on a distal end side of the tapered section, and communicates with the inside and the outside of a hollow needle, and a tapered puncture end portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/11/18 / #20180008283

Hemostatic device

A hemostatic device includes a band for being wrapped around a wrist w, securing means for securing the band in a state where the band is wrapped around the wrist, and an inflation portion disposed on an inner peripheral surface of the band, and that is inflated by injecting gas. The inflation portion has a first layer and a second layer which covers an outer surface of the first layer. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/11/18 / #20180008282

Hemostatic device

A hemostatic device has a band for being wrapped around a puncture site p of a wrist w, securing means for securing the band in a state where the band is wrapped around the wrist, an inflation portion that interlocks with the band, and that is inflated by injecting gas, and an injection portion that can inject gas into the inflation portion. The injection portion is disposed in the band, and is foldable so as to decrease a space formed inside the injection portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/11/18 / #20180008281

Hemostatic device

A hemostatic device has a band for being wrapped around a puncture site of a wrist, securing means for securing the band in a state where the band is wrapped around the wrist, and an inflation portion that interlocks with the band, and that is inflated by injecting gas. The inflation portion includes a first region which stretches when the gas is injected into the inflation portion, and a second region which is less likely to stretch compared to the first region and which is formed of a rigid material. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/11/18 / #20180007890

Freezing bag container

A container for containing a freezing bag filled with biological tissue and for cooling and warming the freezing bag. The container includes a main body possessing an inner surface, a first side surface and a second side surface positioned opposite the first side surface. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/04/18 / #20180001061

Introducer sheath and introducer

An introducer sheath is disclosed, which includes a tube body that is percutaneously inserted into a body lumen; and a hub that is connected to a proximal portion of the tube body. The tube body contains a polyvinylidene fluoride resin, a ratio of a thickness to an inner diameter of the tube body is 1/16 or lower, and a ration of a kink radius to an outer diameter of the tube body is 9.5 or lower.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/04/18 / #20180001022

Infusion state detection system

An infusion state detection system includes: a pump unit configured to deliver a liquid in an infusion line; a pressure detector configured to detect a pressure in the infusion line; and a determination processing unit configured to: when the pressure detected by the pressure detector is at a predetermined value or above, stop driving of the pump unit for a stop period, and determine an infusion state on the basis of a value of the pressure detected by the pressure detector during the stop period.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/04/18 / #20180000494

Hemostatic device

A hemostatic device includes a flexible band adapted to be wrapped around a patient's limb at a site on the limb where bleeding is to be stopped, a portion for securing the band in a wrapped state to the limb, a curved plate which is made of a material more rigid than the band and at least a portion of which is curved toward the inner peripheral side thereof, a main balloon which is provided on the inner peripheral side of the curved plate and which inflates when a fluid is introduced therein, and a pressing member which is provided between the curved plate and the main balloon so that at least a portion thereof overlaps with the balloon and which is adapted for pressing against the balloon. The device provides an excellent hemostatic effect and prevents numbness and poor circulation in areas peripheral to the site of attachment.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/04/18 / #20180000493

Hemostatic device

A hemostatic device includes a flexible band adapted to be wrapped around a patient's limb at a site on the limb where bleeding is to be stopped, a portion for securing the band in a wrapped state to the limb, a curved plate which is made of a material more rigid than the band and at least a portion of which is curved toward the inner peripheral side thereof, a main balloon which is provided on the inner peripheral side of the curved plate and which inflates when a fluid is introduced therein, and a pressing member which is provided between the curved plate and the main balloon so that at least a portion thereof overlaps with the balloon and which is adapted for pressing against the balloon. The device provides an excellent hemostatic effect and prevents numbness and poor circulation in areas peripheral to the site of attachment.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/04/18 / #20180000492

Method to stop bleeding at a puncture site

A hemostatic device includes a flexible band adapted to be wrapped around a patient's limb at a site on the limb where bleeding is to be stopped, a portion for securing the band in a wrapped state to the limb, a curved plate which is made of a material more rigid than the band and at least a portion of which is curved toward the inner peripheral side thereof, a main balloon which is provided on the inner peripheral side of the curved plate and which inflates when a fluid is introduced therein, and a pressing member which is provided between the curved plate and the main balloon so that at least a portion thereof overlaps with the balloon and which is adapted for pressing against the balloon. The device provides an excellent hemostatic effect and prevents numbness and poor circulation in areas peripheral to the site of attachment.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/04/18 / #20180000491

Hemostatic device

A hemostatic device includes a flexible band adapted to be wrapped around a patient's limb at a site on the limb where bleeding is to be stopped, a portion for securing the band in a wrapped state to the limb, a curved plate which is made of a material more rigid than the band and at least a portion of which is curved toward the inner peripheral side thereof, a main balloon which is provided on the inner peripheral side of the curved plate and which inflates when a fluid is introduced therein, and a pressing member which is provided between the curved plate and the main balloon so that at least a portion thereof overlaps with the balloon and which is adapted for pressing against the balloon. The device provides an excellent hemostatic effect and prevents numbness and poor circulation in areas peripheral to the site of attachment.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/28/17 / #20170369844

Separating composite liquids

Described are embodiments that include methods and devices for separating composite liquids into components. Embodiments involve the use of a flexible membrane for separating a composite liquid into components. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/28/17 / #20170368325

Connector and medical device set

A connector includes: a male connector portion; a first female connector portion; and a second female connector portion. The connector defines a flow path therein. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/28/17 / #20170368269

Medicinal-liquid administering device

A medicinal-liquid administering device is for administering medicinal liquid filling a tubular body into a living body under a pressing action of a plunger. The medicinal-liquid administering device includes: a disposable part including: the tubular body, the plunger, and a movable part configured to be moved from an initial position and to press the plunger toward a distal-end side; a reusable part that is attachable to and detachable from the disposable part, the reusable part including: at least part of a driving part configured to move the movable part, a first position detection sensor configured to detect whether or not the movable part is at the initial position in a state before the movable part is moved, and an alarm part configured to output a first alarm when the first position detection sensor detects that the movable part is not at the initial position.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/28/17 / #20170367862

Self-expandable stent delivery system

A self-expandable stent delivery system is disclosed, which is configured to be capable of moving a pull wire toward a distal side and toward a proximal side to achieve a further improvement of the operability. The self-expandable stent delivery system includes an operation unit having a holding portion that holds pull wires so that the pull wires are movable toward the distal side and toward the proximal side, and a switching portion configured to be capable of switching between limitation of movement of the pull wires held by the holding portion toward the distal side and release of the limitation.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/28/17 / #20170367719

Foreign object removal device

A foreign object removal device is disclosed, which includes a protective sheath, and a device main body, which is disposed in a lumen of the protective sheath, can protrude from a distal end opening of the protective sheath communicating with the lumen and is rotatable relative to the protective sheath. The device main body includes, at a distal end portion protruding from the distal end opening, a screw which rotates integrally with the device main body and in which a flat plate is twisted, and side edges of the flat plate are formed in a spiral shape.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/28/17 / #20170367630

Sensor insertion device and replacement part

A sensor insertion device includes a first elastic member; a second elastic member; an elastic energy variable mechanism configured to elastically deform the first elastic member and the second elastic member to achieve an energy accumulated state; a first holding mechanism configured to hold a position of the first elastic member in the energy accumulated state; and a second holding mechanism configured to hold a position of the second elastic member in the energy accumulated state for a period of time during which, after the release of the first elastic member from the first holding mechanism in the energy accumulated state, the needle member is moved to the insertion position by the first elastic energy.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/21/17 / #20170363103

Centrifugal pumps for medical uses

Extracorporeal circuit devices can be used for on-pump open-heart surgery to support surgical procedures such as coronary artery bypass grafting. In some cases, a centrifugal pump is used as part of an extracorporeal circuit. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/21/17 / #20170361011

Medical reservoirs with variable-elevation drop tubes

Devices and methods for enhancing the operations of fluid systems are provided. For example, this document provides variable-elevation drop tubes that are well suited for use with medical fluid reservoirs. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/21/17 / #20170361001

Centrifugal pumps for medical uses

Extracorporeal circuit devices can be used for on-pump open-heart surgery to support surgical procedures such as coronary artery bypass grafting. In some cases, a centrifugal pump is used as part of an extracorporeal circuit. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/14/17 / #20170356556

One-way valve devices

One-way valve devices can be used within fluid systems. For example, this document provides one-way valves that can be installed within a lumen of a tube, a fitting, and other types of tubular members. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/14/17 / #20170354775

Multi-unit blood processor with temperature sensing

Method and apparatus for centrifugal blood component separation including temperature sensing in each of a plurality of separation cells. The temperature of unit of bloods over time is recorded. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/14/17 / #20170354435

Medical device and treatment method

A treatment method and medical device are disclosed for cutting a substance inside a body lumen. The medical device for cutting substances inside a body lumen, the medical device including a rotatable tubular drive shaft; a treatment member connected to a distal side of the drive shaft; an elongated tube extending through the drive shaft; and a bearing member connecting a distal side of the treatment member and the elongated tube.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/07/17 / #20170349873

Coating a bioreactor

Embodiments described herein generally provide for the expansion of cells in a cell expansion system using an active promotion of a coating agent(s) to a cell growth surface in some embodiments. A coating agent may be applied to a surface, such as the cell growth surface of a hollow fiber in a bioreactor, by controlling the movement of a fluid in which a coating agent is suspended, by changing flow rates, by changing flow directions, by rotation of the bioreactor, and/or combinations thereof.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/07/17 / #20170349872

Coating a bioreactor

Embodiments for coating a bioreactor with a reagent are described. The embodiments may provide for changing flow rates, direction of flow, and/or bioreactor rotation to enhance the coating of the bioreactor prior to growing cells in the bioreactor.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/07/17 / #20170349869

Methods and systems for coating a cell growth surface

Embodiments described herein generally provide for the expansion of cells in a cell expansion system using an active promotion of a coating agent(s) to a cell growth surface. A coating agent may be applied to a surface, such as the cell growth surface of a hollow fiber, by controlling the movement of a fluid in which a coating agent is suspended. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/07/17 / #20170348639

Hollow-fiber-type blood processing device and method

A hollow-fiber-type blood processing device and methods for its manufacture include a hollow fiber membrane bundle which is obtained by bundling a large number of hollow fiber membranes into a columnar shape. A sheet body is mounted on an outer peripheral portion of the hollow fiber membrane bundle. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/07/17 / #20170348121

Stent and method of manufacturing stent

A stent and a stent manufacturing method results in a stent exhibiting improved fracture resistance. The stent has metal portions that shape a tubular outer periphery provided with a gap and a polymer portion that connects the metal portions to each other in the gap. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

12/07/17 / #20170348019

Device handle for a medical device

A medical device and a treatment method are disclosed for cutting substances inside a body lumen. The medical device includes a rotatable tubular drive shaft; an elongated tube extended through the drive shaft; a bearing placed at the proximal end of elongated tube; and a rotation transmitting member fixed on an outer surface of the elongated tube, wherein the rotation transmitting member is movable between a proximal end of the drive shaft and the bearing.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/30/17 / #20170341745

Unmanned aerial vehicle, relief system, and relief method

Provided are an unmanned aerial vehicle executing relief work in an emergency such as a disaster, a relief system, and a relief method for performing relief work by using an unmanned aerial vehicle. An unmanned aerial vehicle capable of performing autonomous flight includes a receiving unit receiving an input of relief work from a user a2 and a control unit controlling the execution of the relief work based on content of the input received by the receiving unit.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/30/17 / #20170340860

Welded on catheter hub

The disclosed technology includes a catheter or sheath assembly and a method for manufacturing same. The manufacturing process includes obtaining a catheter or sheath having a distal end and a proximal end, and obtaining a hub pre-formed separately from the catheter or sheath. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/30/17 / #20170340841

Liquid medicine administration device

A portable liquid medicine administration device for continuous or intermittent administration of a liquid medicine into a living body includes: a liquid medicine administration device main body filled with the liquid medicine; and a cradle to which the liquid medicine administration device main body is attachable and detachable. The liquid medicine administration device main body includes: an alarm unit configured to output an alarm on a basis of a notification event occurring while the liquid medicine administration device main body is attached to the cradle; and an alarm control unit configured to stop the alarm on a basis of a change occurring in a relative position between the cradle and the liquid medicine administration device main body.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/30/17 / #20170340466

Stent delivery device

A stent delivery device includes a shaft with an internal lumen and a balloon connected to the shaft. The stent delivery device includes a cover configured to advance or retract in the axial direction of the shaft between a covering position where the cover covers the deflated balloon and a retracted position where the cover is spaced apart from the balloon. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/30/17 / #20170340439

Equipment for preparing valve leaflet from membrane

A device prepares leaflets for cardiovascular valve reconstruction from a pericardial tissue sheet harvested from a patient. A cutter is adapted to cut a predetermined pattern having a selected leaflet size. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/23/17 / #20170335270

Configurable methods and systems of growing and harvesting cells in a hollow fiber bioreactor system

Embodiments described herein generally relate to methods and systems for configuring settings of a cell expansion system including a bioreactor. Through a user interface, a user may configure display settings, system settings, and settings associated with protocols for loading, growing and/or harvesting cells. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/23/17 / #20170333609

Pump

Embodiments of pumps are described herein that may be used as peristaltic pumps. The pumps may include features that provide for quiet operation as well as automatically loading of tubing. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/23/17 / #20170333001

Diagnostic imaging catheter

A diagnostic imaging catheter includes a drive shaft provided with a signal transmitting and receiving unit at a distal portion thereof and which is rotatable and movable forward and backward, a sheath into which the drive shaft is inserted, a relay connector coupled to a proximal end of the sheath, a support tube provided at an outer circumference of the drive shaft along an axial direction and which moves forward and backward in conjunction with the drive shaft, a seal member provided inside the relay connector and which seals a space between the relay connector and the support tube, and an injection opening located in a region closer to a distal side than the seal member and closer to a proximal side than a distal end of the support tube in a backward movement limit position thereof and via which a liquid is able to be injected into the sheath.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/16/17 / #20170327223

Unmanned aerial vehicle and medical support method

Provided are an unmanned aerial vehicle executing medical support work and assisting in the work supposed to be performed by a health care worker or replacing the health care worker and a medical support method for performing medical support work by using an unmanned aerial vehicle. An unmanned aerial vehicle capable of performing autonomous flight includes a receiving unit receiving an input of medical support work from a health care worker and a control unit controlling the execution of the medical support work based on content of the input received by the receiving unit.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/16/17 / #20170325940

Temporary disposable scaffold stand and tools to facilitate reconstructive valve surgery

A device for joining individual leaflets for repairing a cardiac valve of a patient has a base and projection fingers rising from the base to support adjacent leaflets for tacking together by sewing overlapping edges of adjacent leaflets prior to emplacement into the patient. The invention provides a cutting tool for excising leaflets from a pericardial tissue sheet according to predetermined sizes and shapes. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/09/17 / #20170319137

Sensor insertion device and sensor insertion device set

A sensor insertion device includes: a housing; a needle member comprising a needle portion configured to be inserted in the living body with a sensor and to be movable in the housing in an insertion direction and a pulling-out direction; a first urging member configured to urge the needle member in the insertion direction to move the needle member to a first position; a second urging member configured to urge the needle member in the pulling-out direction to move the needle member that has reached the first position to a second position; and a switching mechanism configured to perform selective switching from movement of the needle member by an urging force of the first urging member to movement of the needle member by an urging force of the second urging member when the needle member reaches the first position.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170304591

Catheter

A catheter including a catheter shaft that has a proximal shaft and a distal shaft. The proximal shaft and the distal shaft are joined to one another in the axial direction. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170304096

Stent delivery system and method of manufacturing the same

A stent delivery system includes an elongated shaft, a balloon and a stent. The balloon is dilatable from a contracted position to an expanded position when a fluid flows into an interior of the balloon. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170304094

Stent and method for producing stent

A stent that includes a stent body, which includes a strut formed from a cylindrical base material. The strut possesses a manufactured minimum outer diameter when the strut is formed from the cylindrical base material. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170304091

Biodegradable stent

A biodegradable stent that is degraded in a living body includes a stent body that is made of a biodegradable material and is deformed to have an expanded diameter in the living body; and a biodegradable drug-coating portion formed on the stent body. The drug-coating portion is degraded, in an expansion retention period during which an expansion retention force (radial force) of the deformed diameter-expanded stent body that acts on an inner wall of a lumen thereof is maintained, and before 60% of a degradation period from indwelling of the stent body in the living body to complete degradation thereof elapses.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170303891

Medical device

A medical device having an imaging function includes a shaft main body portion having an image acquiring lumen and a guide wire lumen extending from a distal side to a proximal side of the shaft main body portion. A proximal portion of the shaft main body includes a first shaft proximal portion in which the image acquiring lumen is disposed, and a second shaft proximal portion in which the guide wire lumen is disposed, and which are bifurcated. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170303890

Medical device

An imaging medical device includes a shaft main body portion having an image acquiring lumen and a guide wire lumen. The shaft main body portion includes a first shaft proximal portion in which the image acquiring lumen is disposed, and a second shaft proximal portion in which the guide wire lumen is disposed, with the two being bifurcated. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/26/17 / #20170303831

Sensor insertion device set and base plate

A sensor insertion assembly includes: a sensor insertion device comprising a needle member configured to be inserted in a living body together with a biological information sensor and to be pulled out of the living body after leaving a distal end side of the sensor in the living body; and a base plate detachably attached to a first end side of the sensor insertion device, the base plate comprising a clamp portion configured to move so as to clamp a proximal end side of the sensor extending to an outside of the living body after pulling out the needle member and along with an operation of detaching the sensor insertion device from the base plate.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/12/17 / #20170292101

Liquid transport method

A liquid transport method is disclosed for efficiently producing cell cultures. The liquid transport method of the present disclosure, which is in processing of cells, includes: a) a step in which a container holding a liquid is gripped by a gripping tool of a robot; and b) a step in which the liquid in the container is transported to a collection container by rotating the gripped container. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha








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