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Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha patents (2016 archive)


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Apparatus, method, and program for component measurement

Provided is a component measuring apparatus configured to determine a functional form that describes wavelength characteristics of a variation attributable to scattering (s (λ)). The apparatus then determines unknown one or more coefficients (p, q) based on a first relational expression that involves a variation attributable to absorption (h (λ1)) and a group of second relational expressions that do not involve variations attributable to absorption (h (λ2a), h (λ2b), h (λ2c)). ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Guidewire

The disclosed guidewire includes a wire main body possessing an elongated shape and a cylindrical body possessing a cylindrical shape. The distal portion of the wire main body is positioned in the cylindrical body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Medical tube

A medical tube including a flexible tube-shaped main body, a hub connected to the proximal portion of the tube-shaped main body, and a strain relief member supported at a distal portion of the hub. The strain relief member surrounds a predetermined portion of the proximal portion of the tube-shaped main body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Method for producing medical device and medical device

Provided is a method for preparing a medical device which has a surface lubricating layer on a surface of a substrate and the surface of which exhibits lubricity and antithrombotic qualities when being wet. The method includes forming a coating layer that contains a hydrophilic polymer having at least one reactive functional group selected from the group consisting of an epoxy group, an acid chloride group, and an aldehyde group, and then applying onto the coating layer an antithrombotic material solution that contains an antithrombotic material having a functional group capable of binding to the hydrophilic polymer to form the surface lubricating layer. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Alarm device, extracorporeal circulator, and alarm device control method

An alarm device for a medical instrument includes a first alarm-signal sound output device which outputs a first alarm signal, an output determination unit which determines whether the first alarm-signal output device is outputting the first alarm signal during the specific alarm condition, and an alarm-signal-output stop unit 39 for manually clearing outputting of the alarm signal. The alarm device is configured so that when the output determination unit determines that the first alarm-signal output device has not output the alarm signal, a second alarm-signal output device outputs a second audible alarm signal distinctive from the first audible alarm signal. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Embolic devices

Described herein are apparatus, compositions, systems and associated methods to occlude structures and malformations of the vasculature with radiopaque hydrogel filaments with delayed controlled rates of expansion. Further described is a device for implantation in an animal comprising a difunctional, low molecular weight ethylenically unsaturated shapeable macromer; an ethylenically unsaturated monomer; and a radiopaque element, wherein said device contains no support members. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Valve body, process for producing the valve body, and medical instrument including the valve body

A valve body, e.g. A valve body adapted to be disposed in a connector to be connected to a catheter, has an opening/closing part which opens upon inserting a member into the opening/closing part and which closes upon withdrawing the member from the opening/closing part. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Catheter

A catheter includes a flexible tube-shaped main catheter body, a hub connected to a proximal portion of the main catheter body, and a strain relief supported by a distal portion of the hub, the strain relief surrounding a predetermined range of a proximal side of the main catheter body. The strain relief includes a hard portion which is provided in each of regions opposite from each other with respect to an axis in at least a distal-side portion, and which is configured to be harder than another portion in a circumferential direction.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Tube clamp for extracorproeal circulator and extracorporeal circulation system

A tube clamp for an extracorporeal circulator recognizes various abnormal situations of the tube clamp and notifies a user. The tube clamp has a lid sensor, a tube sensor, and a plunger sensor. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Filters with gradient porosities

Multiple embodiments of medical filters are described. For example, this document describes extracorporeal blood filters that have a gradient of filter pore sizes at different portions of the filter element. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Medical device

A medical device for incising a substance inside a biological lumen. The medical device includes a tubular drive shaft that is rotatable, an intermediate portion connected to the drive shaft, at least one strut interlocked with the drive shaft, a tubular linear motion shaft inside of the drive shaft, and a tubular interlock portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Medical device

A medical device for incising a substance inside a biological lumen. The medical device includes a rotatable drive shaft, an outer sheath that accommodates the drive shaft, an intermediate portion connected to the drive shaft, at least one strut interlocked with the drive shaft, a linear motion shaft inside of the drive shaft, and a liquid feeding unit. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Protection body and medical device

A protection body protecting the outer circumference of a drug retaining portion, which is provided at a distal portion of a medical elongated body and in which a drug is retained, by covering and sealing the outer circumference, includes a protection layer which is disposed around the outer circumference of the drug retaining portion along the medical elongated body and prevents external oxygen and moisture from coming into contact with the drug retaining portion; and an absorption portion which absorbs oxygen and moisture in a space in the inner circumference of the protection layer and in the outer circumference of the drug retaining portion.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

Tubular sensor, constituent measuring device, and tubular sensor manufacturing method

A puncture needle sensor manufacturing method includes applying an insulation layer to a metal sheet and applying spaced apart stripe-shaped electrodes on the insulation layer after the insulation layer is applied on the metal sheet. The manufacturing method also includes cutting the metal sheet to produce a plate-shaped body that includes at least two of the electrodes. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/24/16 / #20160340643

Method of producing cell population with high target cell purity

A method is disclosed of producing a cell population with a high target cell purity, including changing a character of contaminating cells in a cell population including target cells and the contaminating cells, and removing the contaminating cells and/or collecting the target cells based on the changed character. The disclosure also relates to a cell population with a high target cell purity, produced by the method, and a method of producing a sheet-shaped cell culture, including culturing the cell population into a sheet shape, a sheet-shaped cell culture containing the cell population, a medical composition containing an effective component selected from the group including the cell population and the sheet-shaped cell culture, and a method of treating a disease in a subject, including administering an effective amount of the cell population, the sheet-shaped cell culture or the medical composition, to the subject needing the same.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/24/16 / #20160338710

Hemostasis tool

A hemostasis tool has a flexible bandage body that is used by being wound around a puncture site, a balloon that is arranged in the bandage body, and that is dilated by injecting a fluid so as to compress the puncture site in a dilated state, and a detection unit that detects a strength level of a pressing force of the balloon pressing the puncture site, based on discoloration or deformation. In this manner, it is possible to detect the pressing force of the balloon pressing the puncture site. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/24/16 / #20160338709

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

11/17/16 / #20160333314

Cell expansion

Embodiments are described that relate to methods and systems for growing cells in a hollow fiber bioreactor. In embodiments, the cells may be exposed to an activator for activating expansion of the cells. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/17/16 / #20160331940

Catheter assembly

A catheter assembly is disclosed, which includes a catheter, a catheter hub coupled to the catheter, an inner needle having a needlepoint, a housing coupled to the inner needle, and a protector that covers at least the needlepoint of the inner needle in accordance with evulsion of the inner needle from the catheter. In an initial state, the catheter and the inner needle are exposed from a leading end of the housing, and the catheter hub and the protector are housed in the housing.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/17/16 / #20160331939

Catheter assembly

A catheter assembly is disclosed, which includes a needle support portion that supports an inner needle through a catheter on the leading end side beyond a catheter hub. The needle support portion has a pair of support arms openable and closeable in a left and right direction, and a restraining portion capable of restraining the pair of arms in a closed state and releasing the restraint. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/17/16 / #20160331930

Introducer sheath

An introducer sheath is disclosed having a high centering performance that is relatively easily capable of introducing an elongated body such as a catheter into an appropriate position, and is capable of appropriately maintaining hemostasis and insertibility of a valve body. The introducer sheath includes a tubular member provided with a hollow section through which an elongated body is freely insertable, a hub that includes an inner space which communicates with the hollow section of the tubular member and is provided on a proximal side of the tubular member, a valve body that is placed in the inner space of the hub, and an annular member that contacts with the valve body to fix the valve body to the inner space and includes a through-hole into which the elongated body can be inserted.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/17/16 / #20160331910

Puncture assisting device and puncture device set

A puncture assisting device includes a pair of plate-like pinching portions that face each other, and that are attached to each other so as to be openable and closeable; a biasing portion that biases the pair of pinching portions to be in a closed position; a pair of gripping portions configured to operate the pair of pinching portions to be in an open position; and a rod insertion portion that is disposed between the pair of pinching portions, the rod insertion portion being configured such that a rod portion of a syringe is insertable into the rod insertion portion to widen a gap between the pair of pinching portions.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/17/16 / #20160331882

Method of manufacturing heat exchanger and heat exchanger

A heat exchanger has a hollow fiber membrane layer comprised of a plurality of hollow fiber membrane conduits each of which has a hollow portion allowing a heat medium to pass therethrough. The conduits are derived by winding a base cord of the hollow fiber membrane onto a cylindrical body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/03/16 / #20160317761

Syringe for injecting drug solution into upper layer of skin

A syringe for injecting a drug solution into an upper layer of skin includes an injection needle having a needle hole communicating from a needle tip to a needle proximal end, the injection needle having a blade face at the needle tip; and a needle hub having a distal end portion and a proximal end portion, the needle hub holding the injection needle at the distal end portion. The needle hub has a needle tip side end face, and the needle tip protrudes from the needle tip side end face. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/03/16 / #20160317757

Medical puncture needle and method of manufacturing puncture needle

A medical puncture needle includes an end portion including a needle tip; and a main body portion contiguous with the end portion, having a substantially circular cross-sectional outer shape. The end portion includes a first bevel formed by a curved surface, the bevel having an angle that gradually decreases toward the needle tip in an axial direction, in a cross-section orthogonal to the axial direction, relative to an imaginary plane that extends along an axis of the main body portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

11/03/16 / #20160317727

Blood bag system and tube holder

In order to prevent or suppress a blood component from being unnecessarily mixed to other bags by returning blood moved to a tube from a bag before centrifuge to the bag during the centrifuge. A blood bag system (10) has a cassette (50) (tube holder) for holding at least a part of the first transfer tube (21). ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160310990

Balloon coating method, balloon rotating method and balloon coating apparatus

Disclosed herein is 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 balloon catheter including the balloon which is inflatable and provided on a distal portion of an elongate shaft. The balloon coating method includes: accommodating the shaft in a groove portion formed in a support base to extend rectilinearly, and closing at least part of the groove portion with a lid portion, thereby to support the shaft such that the shaft can be rotated within the groove portion; and moving a dispensing tube for supplying a coating liquid containing the drug relative to the balloon in an axial direction of the balloon, while rotating the balloon about an axis of the balloon, thereby to coat the outer surface of the balloon with the coating liquid.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160310710

Balloon coating method and balloon rotating method

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 includes: inserting a core member into a guide wire lumen penetrating the balloon, disposing a proximal portion of the core member on a proximal side of a region of inflation of the balloon, with a distal portion of the core member protruded distally beyond a distal opening portion of the guide wire lumen, and fixing by clamping together with the core member a part of the balloon catheter that is on a distal side of the region of inflation; and moving a dispensing tube for supplying a coating liquid containing the drug relative to the balloon in an axial direction of the balloon, while rotating the balloon about an axis of the balloon, thereby to apply the coating liquid to the outer surface of the balloon.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160310709

Balloon coating method, balloon rotating method and balloon coating apparatus

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 includes: fixing a connection portion between the balloon and an inner tube penetrating an inside of the balloon in such a manner as to clamp the connection portion by at least two clamping portions each having a groove-shaped curved surface extending along an axis of the inner tube; pulling the balloon in an axial direction of the balloon by the clamping portions to thereby straighten a bend of the balloon; and moving a dispensing tube for supplying a coating liquid containing the drug relative to the balloon in the axial direction of the balloon, while rotating the balloon about an axis of the balloon, to thereby coat the outer surface of the balloon with the coating liquid.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160310708

Balloon coating method, balloon rotating method and balloon coating apparatus

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, wherein the balloon catheter includes an elongate shaft possessing a distal portion at which is provided the balloon which is inflatable. The balloon coating method includes: holding the shaft on a support part capable of rotating about an axis of the balloon; and moving a dispensing tube for supplying a coating liquid containing the drug relative to the balloon in an axial direction of the balloon, while rotating the balloon together with the support part, thereby to coat the outer surface of the balloon with the coating liquid.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160310658

Contrast agent removing device and contrast agent removing method

A contrast agent removing device configured to remove a contrast agent from blood vessels includes: an elongated outer tube 40; an inner tube 20 arranged in an interior of the outer tube 40; an expandable portion 30 interlocked with a distal portion of the inner tube 20 and configured to be capable of being stored within the outer tube 40 and to expand radially outward in a funnel shape opening in a distal direction by projecting from the outer tube in the distal direction; and a fixing portion 80 provided at the rim of the expandable portion 30 and configured to be capable of being fixed to a contact object.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160310151

Medical device and medical device assembly

The medical device includes a catheter that has a first lumen into which a medical wire is insertable. The medical device also has a tube-shaped body proximal to the catheter, and the tube-shaped body includes a second lumen which communicates with the first lumen. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/27/16 / #20160310091

Medical device and treatment method

A medical device and a treatment method capable of effectively suppressing an inflow of a contrast agent injected into blood vessels into kidney are provided. The medical device for suppressing an inflow of a contrast agent into kidney can include: an elongated inner tube, and a discharging portion configured to be capable of discharging a fluid in a proximal direction from both sides of a distal portion of the inner tube with an axial center being interposed therebetween, wherein the discharging portion includes a plurality of discharging holes arranged in one direction.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/20/16 / #20160304831

Method of reseeding adherent cells grown in a hollow fiber bioreactor system

. . This invention is directed to methods of directly reseeding harvested adherent cells grown in a hollow fiber bioreactor. Also disclosed is a novel harvest media for use in directly reseeding adherent cells into a hollow fiber bioreactor.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/20/16 / #20160304828

Automated protein production and cell lysing

Embodiments of methods and systems are described for automating protein production from genetically modified microorganisms. Embodiments provide for growing modified microorganisms to generate protein, releasing the protein and recovering the protein automatically. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/13/16 / #20160296969

Balloon coating method and balloon coating apparatus

A balloon coating method and a balloon coating apparatus are disclosed by which the thickness and/or morphological form of a drug in a coating formed on a balloon can be appropriately set. The balloon coating method can include moving a coating section for applying a coating liquid containing a drug relative to the balloon in the direction of an axis, while rotating the balloon about the axis of the balloon, thereby to apply the coating liquid to an outer surface of the balloon; detecting the distance of a dried part where the coating liquid applied to the outer surface of the balloon has been dried from the coating section; and controlling moving velocity of the coating section relative to the balloon in such a manner that the distance of the dried part from the coating section is maintained at a preliminarily set designated distance.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/13/16 / #20160296943

De-beading

Embodiments relate to systems and methods for removing beads from fluid that may include cells as well as the beads. Embodiments may utilize one or more: separation chambers, flow cells, magnets, and/or magnetic fields to remove beads from a fluid stream.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/13/16 / #20160296735

Balloon coating method and balloon coating apparatus

A balloon coating method and apparatus are disclosed which can perform coating while freely controlling, for example, the thickness of a coating layer and/or the morphological form of a drug. The balloon coating method and the balloon coating apparatus are for forming a coating layer on a surface of a balloon. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160287842

Guidewire

A guidewire includes a wire body having a first wire arranged on a distal end side and a second wire arranged on a proximal end side of the first wire. A proximal end surface of the first wire and a distal end surface of the second wire are joined to each other to form a joint portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160287286

Urethral-insertion device

A urethral-insertion device configured to be inserted into a urethra is disclosed, which includes an elongated main body; a bladder suction port adapted to attract a bladder by suction, the bladder suction port located on the main body; and a urethra suction port adapted to attract a urethra wall by suction, the urethra suction port located on a distal side of the bladder suction port.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160287275

Method for retrieving objects from a living body and expanding a narrowed region in the living body

A method of expanding a narrowed region inside a living body involves positioning a liquid introducer in the narrowed region in the living body and introducing liquid into the narrowed region by way of the liquid introducer. The liquid applies an outwardly directed force on the narrowed region to expand the narrowed region. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160287274

Method for retrieving objects from a living body

A method of moving a device toward a target site in a living body involves introducing an endoscope into the living body, wherein the endoscope has an instrument channel, with the device located at the distal end of the endoscope, and an elongated shaft connected to the device and positioned in the instrument channel. The method includes moving the endoscope and the device within the living body toward the target site, changing the shape of the elongated shaft while moving the device in the living body, and moving the device within the living body while the device is in the second orientation to position the device in the second orientation at the target site.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160287273

Method for removing calculus from an access sheath

A method involves positioning a housing in an ureteral access sheath that is positioned in a lumen in a living body, moving the housing toward calculus located in the ureteral access sheath, positioning the housing in the ureteral access sheath adjacent the calculus in the ureteral access sheath, drawing the calculus in the ureteral access sheath through the inlet and into the housing by suction in the interior of the housing, and removing the housing from the ureteral access sheath while the calculus remains in the housing.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160287272

Methods for removing calculus from an access sheath

A method involves introducing a raking part into a lumen in an ureteral access sheath in which is located calculus, wherein the raking part is introduced into the ureteral access sheath while at least a part of the ureteral access sheath is located in a living body. The raking part is moved in the ureteral access sheath toward the calculus and is positioned beyond the calculus. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/06/16 / #20160287271

Method for removing calculus from an access sheath

A method involves introducing a gathering part into a lumen in an ureteral access sheath in which is located calculus, wherein at least a part of the ureteral access sheath is located in an ureter in a living body. The gathering part is moved along the lumen in the ureteral access sheath in a forward direction toward the calculus, and then movement of the gathering part in the forward direction is stopped to position the gathering part adjacent the calculus so that the calculus is positioned between the distal end of the ureteral access sheath and the gathering part. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/29/16 / #20160281743

Centrifugal pump

A centrifugal pump (10) includes a housing (26), an impeller (28) that is rotatably disposed in the housing (26), a shaft (62) that is provided at a center rotational axis of the impeller (28), and bearings members (70) that respectively and pivotally support the shaft ends (66). An elastic body (80) which is elastically deformable at least in an axial direction of the shaft (62) is provided between at least one of the bearings (70) and the housing (26) or at an intermediate portion of the shaft (62) in the axial direction. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/29/16 / #20160278805

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 including a rotatable tubular drive shaft; an expanding part connected to a distal side of the drive shaft; a cutting part covering the expanding part; and an elongated tube extending through the drive shaft and connected to the expanding part, wherein a distal end of the expanding part is placed distal to a distal end of the cutting part.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/29/16 / #20160278795

Calculus/calculi retrieving device and method

A method of retrieving calculus in a living body and relocating the calculus to a different location in the living body involves positioning an elongated member in the living body in which the calculus is located, drawing the calculus in the living body toward the elongated member while the elongated member is positioned in the living body so that the calculus is retained by the elongated member; moving the elongated member so that the elongated member is located at a position in the living body that is different from the position of the elongated member in the living body during the drawing of the calculus toward the elongated member; and releasing the calculus from the elongated member so that the calculus is at a position in the living body different from a location of the calculus in the living body while the calculus is being drawn toward the elongated member.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/29/16 / #20160278780

Medical apparatus

A medical apparatus for joining body lumens in a living body includes a puncture member having a lumen, a distal opening portion and a needle tip at the distal end of the lumen. The needle tip can puncture a tube wall of the body lumen to form a puncture site. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/22/16 / #20160274303

Optical fiber

An optical fiber is capable of radiating light radially in a wide range. The optical fiber includes an elongate primary coated optical fiber adapted to transmit light radiated for medical treatment. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/22/16 / #20160271848

Syringe with needle

A method of assembling a syringe with needle is provided. The method may include preparing a mold for forming a tube hole of a main body of the syringe, a first part and a second part for forming a connection part of the syringe, and a third part for forming a close contact part of the syringe, supporting and securing a proximal portion of a needle tube by the mold, injecting the resin into the mold, and forming the syringe and the needle tube integrally by forming the syringe around the needle tube.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/22/16 / #20160271361

Catheter

A catheter is provided having a catheter tube which has excellent interlayer bonding strength between a polyamide-based resin and a modified polyolefin resin, and which can ensure visibility with a suitable color degree. A catheter is provided having a catheter tube. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/22/16 / #20160271246

Adjuvant composition, vaccine composition containing the same, and method for producing both of them

An adjuvant composition includes a ph-sensitive carrier and a substance with stimulus to activate innate immune system. The adjuvant composition serves as a carrier which is highly safe and capable of efficient induction of ctl.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/22/16 / #20160270813

Catheter system and treatment method

A catheter system includes a shaft main body including an elongated hollow outer tube and an inner tube accommodated in the inside of the elongated hollow outer tube. The hollow inside of the inner tube is suctioned from the proximal end side thereof. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/22/16 / #20160270804

Medical device

A medical device and method are disclosed which can cause a filter included in a cylinder to capture a capturing target by causing a fluid including a circulating flow to flow inside and around the cylinder introduced into a living body. The medical device has a filter, a cylinder, and an impeller. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/22/16 / #20160270803

Catheter system

A catheter system includes a shaft main body having a rotation axis lumen including a rotation central axis, a revolving lumen that revolves around the rotation axis lumen when the shaft main body is rotated about the rotation central axis, a side-by-side portion in which at least a portion of the rotation axis lumen and at least a portion of revolving lumen exist in side-by-side relationship, and a branch part at which the revolving lumen branches off from the side-by-side portion on a distal side relative to the branch part. The revolving lumen on the distal side relative to the branch part is formed of a distal shaft which has a proximal-side bending portion that bends in such a direction as to become farther away from the rotation axis lumen in radial direction and an opening that communicates with the revolving lumen.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/22/16 / #20160270766

Diagnostic imaging apparatus, control method, program, and computer-readable storage medium

An imaging apparatus and method determines distribution and a type of tissue attribute in a vascular cross section based on reflected wave data of ultrasound detected by an imaging core and interference light data including a reflected wave of light detected by the imaging core. A portion of match/mismatch is determined by comparing respectively classified vascular tissue attributes. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/22/16 / #20160270669

Diagnostic imaging probe

An imaging probe for diagnosis includes an imaging core that has an optical transceiver and an ultrasound transceiver, a first fixing unit that fixes the optical transceiver, a second fixing unit that fixes the ultrasound transceiver, and a connection member that connects the first fixing unit and the second fixing unit to each other. The connection member has bending rigidity which is lower than that of the first fixing unit and the second fixing unit.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/15/16 / #20160262822

Medical device

. . A medical device includes: an elongate outer sheath; an inside shaft portion extending through an inside of the outer sheath to protrude distally beyond the outer sheath; a heating portion located between a distal portion of the outer sheath and a distal portion of the inside shaft portion, the heating portion provided with a plurality of linear material portions extending in an axial direction of the inside shaft portion; and leads electrically connected to the heating portion for passing a current to the heating portion. The linear material portion includes a conduction portion and a coating portion covering the linear material portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/15/16 / #20160262776

Discharge device

A discharge device and method are disclosed that can discharge a discharge substance with a desired discharge amount at a desired flow rate. A storage unit provided in a discharge device includes a storage space which can store a discharge substance, and a discharge section which can discharge the discharge substance stored in the storage space toward the proximal side of a main body in an axial direction, and is configured to be capable of expanding deformation and contracting deformation in response to introduction and discharge of the discharge substance.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/15/16 / #20160262775

Medical device

A medical device and method are disclosed, which can sufficiently capture a capturing target even if a lumen is deformed. A medical device has an accommodation unit and an impeller holding unit. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/15/16 / #20160262774

Medical device

A medical device and method are disclosed which can facilitate maintenance work of a filter for capturing a capturing target, and which can improve operability or convenience in the maintenance work. The medical device has an accommodation unit, an impeller holding unit, and a filter. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/01/16 / #20160250442

Catheter

A catheter is configured to be introduced into and indwelled in a body lumen. The catheter includes a lumen and a deformable region that extends parallel to the lumen of the catheter in an axial direction. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/25/16 / #20160243341

Medical device, medical device assembly, balloon device, and treatment method for treating urethral stricture

A medical device is disclosed for delivering a medical member which is intended to indwell in a treatment site of a urethra includes a flexible main body that extends in an axial direction, a balloon that includes an effectively dilatable portion on which the medical member is mounted, that has a dilating space into which a pressurizing medium flows between an outer surface of the main body and the balloon, and that is capable of dilating deformation and deflating deformation, an elongated guide member that is arranged across the treatment site and the outside of a living body via the urethra, and an attachment portion to which at least a portion of the guide member is detachably attached at a position between both end portions in the axial direction of the main body.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/25/16 / #20160243305

Syringe with needle, prefilled syringe, and medical liquid administration tool using the same

A syringe is disclosed, which includes a needle having an outer cylinder including an outer cylinder body part and a needle fixing part provided at a distal end part of the outer cylinder body part; an injection needle 6 having a puncturing needle tip at a distal end and fixed to the needle fixing part; and a gasket housed in the outer cylinder. The injection needle is such a tapered part holding injection needle that a puncturing time piercing part having a needle tip has an outer diameter of 0.42 mm or less and has a thickness of 0.1 mm or less, or the injection needle is such a small diameter thin injection needle as to have a thickness of 0.04 mm or less. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/25/16 / #20160242839

Blood vessel dissecting device, blood vessel dissecting method and blood vessel harvesting method

A blood vessel dissecting device includes: a guide to be inserted into a living body along a blood vessel; and a cutting device which is connectable to the guide and which is adapted to be inserted into the living body while being guided by the guide and to cut tissue surrounding the blood vessel in the direction of alignment thereof with the blood vessel. The cutting device is deformed by an external force in the living body.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/18/16 / #20160235565

Manufacturing method of stent and coating device

A manufacturing method of a stent is disclosed which prevents a drug from being peeled off or separated due to stress concentration or distortion resulting from the expanding deformation of the stent so that the drug is further uniformly effective and further improved yields are expected when the stent is manufactured, and a coating device. The method has a non-coating portion forming process of preventing a bending portion from being coated with the drug by causing a nozzle to go past the bending portion when the nozzle reaches the bending portion and to move toward main strut portions. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/04/16 / #20160220766

Safety needle assembly

A safety needle assembly includes a hub including a proximal end and a distal end, the proximal end being connectable to a syringe, a cannula, a collar, a protector, and a sheath sheath including an opening extending in a longitudinal direction along at least a part of the sheath, the opening being configured to house the cannula, a cannula fixing part configured to fix the cannula with respect to the sheath, the cannula fixing part comprising a plurality of wing walls extending in a longitudinal direction along at least a part of the sheath; an attachment part configured to rotatably support the sheath with respect to the collar such that the attachment part is rotatable to a position at which the cannula is housed in the opening of the sheath; and a guide rib including a locking protrusion configured to lock the cannula inside the opening.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/04/16 / #20160220270

Puncture device

To provide a puncture device in which an inner needle (3) is accommodated in an inner needle hub (41) by pulling operation of an inner needle, a through hole for inserting the inner needle is blocked, and the inner needle is prevented from protruding outside. The puncture device includes an outer pipe (6) fitted inside the inner needle hub (41) so as to be freely moveable, and an inner pipe (7) fitted inside the outer pipe (6) so as to be freely moveable, which has a through hole (73) for inserting the inner needle (3). ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/28/16 / #20160213900

Balloon and intraluminal treatment method

A balloon can be rather easily pressed against an inner wall inside a lumen using a proper pressing force. A balloon has a dilating/deflating section that forms a hollow internal space, and that deflates by the internal space being decompressed, and a support section that is arranged in the internal space so as to deflate in response to the deflation of the dilating/deflating section, and that supports the dilating/deflating section so as to dilate outward in a state where the internal space is under atmospheric pressure.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160208804

Centrifugal pump

A centrifugal pump (10) includes a housing (26), an impeller (28) that is rotatably disposed inside the housing (26), a shaft (62) that has spherical surface-shaped shaft ends (66) at both ends in an axial direction, and bearings (70) that have spherical surface-shaped bearing surfaces (73) respectively and pivotally supporting the shaft ends (66). In at least one of the bearings (70) disposed on both sides of the shaft (62) in the axial direction, a ratio of a radius of curvature of the shaft end (66) with respect to a radius of curvature of the bearing surface (73) of the bearing (70) is equal to or less than 85%.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206858

Catheter assembly

A catheter assembly includes a catheter, a catheter hub fixed to a proximal end portion of the catheter, a hollow inner needle detachably inserted in to the catheter, a pressing member configured to press a portion between a proximal end and a distal end of the catheter, a guide wire slidably inserted into the inner needle, and a wire operating member which is configured to be displaced in a longitudinal direction relative to the inner needle and the catheter and is connected to the guide wire.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206832

Injection needle

An injection needle includes a needle tube having a proximal end and a distal end, and an edge surface provided at the distal end of the needle tube. The edge surface includes a first ground facet, a second ground facet, and a third ground facet. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206830

Liquid-administering instrument

A liquid administration tool includes a structure including a tubular body in which liquid is fillable, the tubular body having a bottom portion at a distal end and, an opening portion at a proximal end, and a needle tube positioned at a distal portion of the tubular body, the needle tube having a needle tip at a distal end thereof, and the needle tube being communicable at a proximal end thereof with an inside of the tubular body; an operation member having a pusher; a cover member; a biasing member configured to bias the cover member in the distal direction; a locking unit configured to restrict the movement of the cover member; and a movement amount restriction unit configured to restrict the movement amount of the cover member.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206821

Syringe barrel with puncture function, syringe with puncture function, and prefilled syringe with puncture function

A syringe barrel includes a cylindrical main body portion configured to allow liquid-tight sliding of a gasket; and a hollow distal end portion configured to extend distally from the cylindrical main body portion. The distal end portion includes: a hollow small-diameter distal end portion having a puncture end portion configured to be inserted into a puncturable portion of a medical device having a female luer taper; and a large-diameter portion having a diameter larger than a diameter of the small-diameter distal end portion, an outer surface of the large-diameter portion being tapered such that the outer diameter of the large-diameter portion increases from a distal end to a proximal end thereof. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206812

Indwelling assembly

An indwelling assembly includes an inner needle having a sharp needlepoint, an inner needle hub fixed to the inner needle, a hollow elongated outer member in which the inner needle is positioned and movable in a distal direction relative to the inner needle after puncturing the blood vessel to position the elongated outer member at a desired position in the blood vessel, an outer member hub fixed to hollow elongated outer member, a projection removably connected to the outer member hub and configured to be engaged by a finger of the user to apply a force to the projection causing the outer member hub and the hollow elongated outer member to move together with the projection in the distal direction relative to the inner needle and the inner needle hub, and an elongated movable member that is movable relative to the hollow elongated outer member and the outer member hub.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206796

Centrifugal pump

A centrifugal pump (10) includes a housing (26), an impeller (28) that is rotatably disposed inside the housing (26), a shaft (62) that is provided at a center rotational axis of the impeller (28), and bearings (70) that pivotally support the shaft ends (66). At least one of the shaft ends (66) has surface roughness ra equal to or less than 0.21 μm and/or surface roughness ry equal to or less than 1.49 μm.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206765

Water-absorbent carrier, method for manufacturing water-absorbent carrier, medical article, and sterilization method

A water-absorbent carrier for moist heat sterilization can be used in a narrow space and does not have a risk of generating foreign matter. The water-absorbent carrier is obtained by embedding a water-absorbent substance in a synthetic resin. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206752

Protein aqueous suspension preparation

Disclosed is a protein aqueous suspension preparation containing a protein and a polyamino acid, the protein and the polyamino acid having a surface charge in a buffer and forming a complex suspended in the buffer, wherein the absolute value of the difference between ph of the buffer and isoelectric point pi of the protein is in the range of from 0.5 to 4.0. Also disclosed are a method of preparing a protein aqueous suspension preparation and a prefilled syringe containing a concentrated protein aqueous suspension preparation. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206451

Stent and manufacturing method of stent

A stent and a manufacturing method of a stent are disclosed in which a drug is satisfactorily and uniformly effective by preventing the drug from being peeled off or separated due to the stress concentration and/or the distortion resulting from the expanding deformation of the stent. The stent has an annular body configured to include a waved strut having a bending portion and multiple main strut portions. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206450

Stent

A stent has a stent body that is configured to include linear configuration elements, a first connection portion and a second connection portion which are integrally formed with the stent body in each of the linear configuration elements adjacent to each other side by side in an axial direction of the stent body having the cylindrical shape, and which are connected to each other while positions overlap in the axial direction and in a circumferential direction of the stent, and a connection member that includes a biodegradable material for connecting the first connection portion and the second connection portion to each other. The stent thus prevents linear configuration elements from being unexpectedly disconnected from each other, while achieving an expansion holding force and excellent flexibility of the stent.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206290

Imaging apparatus for diagnosis, method of controlling the same, program, and computer readable storage medium

An imaging apparatus, method, and computer readable medium are disclosed, which can detect in a case where a foreign substance such as air and blood other than transparent liquid is present inside a catheter, and can urge a user to perform priming so that an image having higher accuracy can be reconstructed. According to the present disclosure, the imaging apparatus can determined whether or not the foreign substance such as air and blood is present between an imaging core and an inner surface of a catheter sheath, from line data which is generated based on interference light data obtained when the priming is performed or at stages before and after pull-back scanning is performed. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206267

Image processing apparatus, image display system, imaging system, image processing method, and program

In an imaging system, a vascular image extending along a vascular length direction, which is obtained from multiple transverse cross-sectional images of a blood vessel imaged by inserting a probe into the blood vessel, and multiple fluoroscopic images of the blood vessel imaged while the probe is inserted into the blood vessel are collected. A first position and a second position along the vascular length direction, which are designated by a user on the displayed vascular image, are acquired. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/21/16 / #20160206208

Imaging apparatus for diagnosis and method of controlling the same

An imaging apparatus is disclosed for diagnosis, which can automatically discriminate an optical refractive index of flushing liquid which is utilized during pull-back scanning, and reconstruct a blood vessel cross-sectional image having an appropriate scale. An intensity of reflected light in a medium having a known refractive index is obtained in advance. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/14/16 / #20160203273

Biological information management system and biological information management method

A biological information management system can allow a biological information acquisition device acquire biological information, provide the acquired biological information to a plurality of biological information management devices, such as servers, and prevent the biological information in the biological information acquisition device to be mistaken for information of another patient.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/14/16 / #20160199619

Introducer sheath and introducer assembly

An introducer sheath, which is formed from a tubular member provided with a hollow portion through which an elongated body is freely insertable, and which includes a distal portion and a main body portion, wherein the inner diameter of the distal portion is formed to become gradually smaller toward the distal side, and on the inner surface of the distal portion, there is provided a hydrophobic coating having a friction coefficient lower than the friction coefficient of the tubular member.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/14/16 / #20160199591

Needle-equipped syringe and injection molding die for the same

A needle-equipped syringe reduces an inclination of a needle by reducing an inclination of a core pin when insert molding is performed. The needle-equipped syringe includes a barrel formed using a resin and having a cylindrical body, a nozzle part provided at a distal end of the body, and an opening part provided at a proximal end of the body; and an injection needle held by the nozzle part. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/14/16 / #20160199563

Extracorporeal circulation device

An extracorporeal blood circulator includes a control unit and a speed manipulation section. A rotation display section displays a lower limit rotation setting value of a pump motor in accordance with a command of the control unit. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/14/16 / #20160199017

Information processing device, imaging system, information processing method and program

In an imaging system, vascular tomographic images and vascular fluoroscopic images which each include a plurality of frames are collected. A position of an image of the probe included in each of the frames of the fluoroscopic images is acquired. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/07/16 / #20160196020

Display device and display method

A display apparatus for a user interface of a medical instrument avoids erroneous input of numerical values when a user inputs information. A display apparatus includes a numerical value information input section, a selectable target information display section, and a target selection section. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/07/16 / #20160193430

Automatic injection device

A method for measuring an amount of pain involves positioning a needle adjacent a non-human animal which is under anesthesia, inserting the needle at a controlled puncture speed into skin of the non-human animal, and measuring a muscle action potential of a muscle portion of the non-human animal produced by the insertion of the needle. The muscle action potential is measured from insertion start, at which the insertion of the needle into the skin is started, to insertion stop, at which the insertion of the needle into the skin is stopped.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/07/16 / #20160193024

Medical tube assembly and puncture apparatus

A medical tube assembly is disclosed, which includes a medical tube having a tubular main body in which an implant to be placed indwelling in a living body is insertable, an insertion section having a curved portion and being elongated, an interlock portion interlocking a distal portion of the medical tube and a distal portion of the insertion section in a freely detachable manner, and a rotation restriction unit restricting rotation of the medical tube and the insertion section around an axis. When inserted into a living body with the distal portion of the medical tube and the distal portion of the insertion section interlocked to each other, the insertion section and the main body are inserted in an aligned state.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/07/16 / #20160192963

Living body insertion tool and suction method

A living body insertion tool for being inserted into a body lumen includes an attachment face configured to attach to a living body tissue, a suction portion configured to suck the living body tissue to the attachment face side in a state in which the attachment face attaches to the living body tissue, and a blocking portion configured to block the living body tissue from reaching the suction portion. A suction method for inserting the living body insertion tool into the body lumen to suck the living body tissue to the living body insertion tool side includes sucking the living body tissue to a recessed portion of the attachment face such that the living body tissue does not attach to the suction portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/16/16 / #20160166815

Methods for treating sinus ostia using balloon catheter devices having a bendable balloon portion

A method for use with a balloon catheter device that includes a selectively bendable portion with a balloon disposed thereon, a control device for controlling bending of the selectively bendable portion, and a camera located at an end of a distal portion, includes inserting the distal portion into the nostril while the distal portion is straight; viewing an image provided by the camera; stopping insertion of the distal portion after the ethmoidal bulla is viewed in the image; articulating the distal portion in an upward direction to view the opening to the frontal sinus ostium or a downward direction to view the opening to the maxillary sinus ostium using the control device; inserting the distal portion into the frontal sinus ostium or the maxillary sinus ostium while the distal portion remains in the bent position; and inflating the balloon in the frontal sinus ostium or the maxillary sinus ostium.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/16/16 / #20160166281

Insertion tool and insertion method for insertion tool

An insertion tool is disclosed, which includes a vaginal-insertion tool having a vaginal-insertion portion configured to be inserted into a vagina and a suction portion provided at the vaginal-insertion portion; a urethral-insertion tool having a urethral-insertion portion configured to be inserted into a urethra; a maintaining portion capable of maintaining a relative positional relationship between the urethral-insertion portion and the vaginal-insertion portion; and a displacement portion capable of causing a distal portion of the vaginal-insertion portion to approach the urethral-insertion portion rather than the relative positional relationship maintained by the maintaining portion.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/16/16 / #20160166280

Puncture apparatus and puncturing method

A puncture apparatus is disclosed, which includes a first puncture needle which is curved, the first puncture needle provided in a rotationally movable manner; and a second puncture needle which is curved, the second puncture needle provided in a rotationally movable manner. When the first puncture needle and the second puncture needle are both rotationally moved toward their distal sides, a distal portion of the first puncture needle and a distal portion of the second puncture needle engage each other.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/09/16 / #20160157878

Medical device

A blood vessel dissecting device includes: a dissecting device which, when inserted into a living body along a blood vessel, dissects tissue in a direction of alignment of the dissecting device with the blood vessel; and a cutting device which, when inserted into the living body along the blood vessel, cuts tissue surrounding the blood vessel in a direction of alignment of the cutting device with the blood vessel. A blood vessel dissecting method includes: inserting a dissecting device into a living body along a blood vessel so as to dissect tissue in a direction of alignment of the dissecting device with the blood vessel; and inserting a cutting device into the living body along the blood vessel while guiding the cutting device with the dissecting device so as to cut tissue surrounding the blood vessel in a direction of alignment of the cutting device with the blood vessel.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/02/16 / #20160151497

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 ph sensitive carrier which includes at least one ph sensitive compound selected from the group consisting of deoxycholic acid, cholic acid, ursodeoxycholic acid, chenodeoxycholic acid, hyodeoxycholic acid, c27 bile acid, glycodeoxycholic acid, glycyrrhizic acid, glycyrrhetinic acid and salts thereof, and at least one amphipathic substance selected from the group consisting 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, and which is capable of developing a membrane disruptive function promoting effect.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160146346

Gasket insertion method for mounting gasket inside outer cylinder of syringe, and gasket for mounting

A gasket insertion method for inserting a gasket into an outer cylinder includes providing an outer cylinder having a base end opening section; providing a gasket having a recessed section that is open at a base end of the gasket and that includes a flat bottom surface; pushing the gasket into a sleeve configured to be inserted into the outer cylinder, by relatively moving an inserter in a tip end direction with respect to the sleeve while a flat tip end surface of a tip end section of the inserter abuts the bottom surface of the recessed section; inserting the sleeve into the outer cylinder through the base end opening section; and arranging the gasket inside the outer cylinder by relatively moving the sleeve in a base end direction with respect to the outer cylinder while maintaining relative axial positions of the outer cylinder, the gasket, and the inserter.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160144110

Connector and transfustion set

A connector provided with a housing which defines an insertion section into which a male connector is inserted from the outside and a flow path communicating with the insertion section and an elastic valve body which has a slit and blocks the insertion section. The housing includes a tip receiving section formed on an inner wall defining the flow path, the tip receiving section receiving a tip of the male connector inserted through the slit of the elastic valve body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160143652

Medical device

The medical device disclosed here is configured to remove a plurality of objects at a time from an interior of a living body by restricting the objects from dropping out from an interior of a basket and is capable of treating objects in a body tissues having different structures efficiently with the same device. A treatment portion of a medical device includes an outer basket and an inner basket. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/26/16 / #20160143616

Catheter

A catheter includes a sheath that is inserted into a lumen; a drive shaft that transmits mechanical drive force; a hub that moves the drive shaft; an outer tube that is provided in the sheath on a proximal side and comprises a first connector at a proximal portion; an inner tube that can move inside the outer tube; a second connector that can be connected to and disconnected from the first connector and can receive the inner tube; a sheath connection portion that connects the sheath and the outer tube; and a protective tube that protrudes toward a distal side further than the inner tube, accommodates the drive shaft, can be inserted into the outer tube and the sheath, and can be pulled out of the outer tube together with the hub and the inner tube as the second connector is disconnected from the first connector.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/19/16 / #20160136394

Guiding catheter for renal artery and method for using the same

A catheter body of a guiding catheter configured to be introduced into the renal artery, the catheter body including a plurality of abutting portions abutting at least two sites of the inner wall of the aorta on the abdominal side relative to the heart when the distal portion is disposed in the renal artery. A method for using a guiding catheter for the renal artery including providing the guiding catheter for the renal artery; inserting the guiding catheter from an artery in the arm and disposing a distal portion of the guiding catheter in the renal artery via the aorta; and causing the plurality of abutting portions to abut the inner wall of sections further on the abdominal side than the heart, in the aorta.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/19/16 / #20160136387

Cathether and method for manufacturing the same

A catheter is disclosed which has at least a two-layered structure and can suppress decrease in function thereof by suppressing the disorder at an interface between layers during use, and a method for manufacturing the same. The catheter has an inner layer as a tube shaped body made of a thermoplastic resin and an outer layer, as a tube shaped body made of a thermoplastic resin, coming into contact with the outer surface of the inner layer, and has a reinforcement member which is at least partially embedded in the inner layer and includes a gap leading the inner layer toward the radial outside of the catheter. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/19/16 / #20160135975

Stent delivery system

A stent delivery system is disclosed in which a stent is contained in a sheath in an initial state and the stent is released inside a living body lumen in accordance with a movement of the sheath in a proximal direction with respect to an inner member. A movement mechanism of the stent delivery system has a rack member which is connected to a proximal end of the sheath, and a plurality of pinions which move the rack member in accordance with rotations thereof.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/12/16 / #20160128905

Medical kit and liquid filling method

A medical kit includes a liquid storage container in which a liquid is preliminarily stored, syringes, a first connector for connecting the liquid storage container and the syringes, and a regulating mechanism for collectively regulating limits of movement of gaskets of the syringes and. The syringes are collectively filled with the liquid by conducting an operation to feed out the liquid in the liquid storage container in a condition in which the liquid storage container and the syringes and in an empty state are connected through the syringes, until the limits of movement are regulated.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/05/16 / #20160120570

Medical device and treatment method

A treatment method and medical device are disclosed for cutting a substance inside a body lumen. The medical device includes a drive shaft that is rotatable; a strut that is rotatably connected to a distal side of the drive shaft, that extends along a rotation axis, and whose central portion is expandable radially outward; and a support portion that is rotatably connected to the distal side of the drive shaft, that is formed in a mesh shape and a tubular shape while including multiple gaps, at least a portion of which is positioned on a radially inner side of the strut, and that is expandable radially outward by a central portion in a direction extending along the rotation axis being bent.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/05/16 / #20160120569

Medical device and treatment method

A treatment medical and medical device are disclosed for cutting a substance inside a body lumen. The medical device includes a drive shaft that is rotatable; a strut that is rotatably connected to a distal side of the drive shaft, that extends along a rotation axis, and whose central portion is expandable radially outward; and a support portion that is rotatably connected to the distal side of the drive shaft, that is formed in a mesh shape and a tubular shape while including multiple gaps, at least a portion of which is positioned on a radially inner side of the strut, and that is expandable radially outward by a central portion in a direction extending along the rotation axis being bent.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/05/16 / #20160120568

Medical device and treatment method

A treatment method and medical device are disclosed for cutting a substance inside a body lumen. The medical device includes a drive shaft that is rotatable; a strut that is rotatably connected to a distal side of the drive shaft, that extends along a rotation axis, and whose central portion is expandable radially outward; and a support portion that is rotatably connected to the distal side of the drive shaft, that is formed in a mesh shape and a tubular shape while including multiple gaps, at least a portion of which is positioned on a radially inner side of the strut, and that is expandable radially outward by a central portion in a direction extending along the rotation axis being bent.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/05/16 / #20160120565

Medical device and treatment method

A treatment method and medical device are disclosed for cutting a substance inside a body lumen. The medical device includes a drive shaft that is rotatable; a strut that is rotatably connected to a distal side of the drive shaft, that extends along a rotation axis, and whose central portion is expandable radially outward; and a support portion that is rotatably connected to the distal side of the drive shaft, that is formed in a mesh shape and a tubular shape while including multiple gaps, at least a portion of which is positioned on a radially inner side of the strut, and that is expandable radially outward by a central portion in a direction extending along the rotation axis being bent.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/05/16 / #20160120492

Filling material and method of confirming injection state of filling material

A filling material which enables a user to visually confirm the state of the filling material while it is injected into a flexible container based on an x-ray image, and a method of confirming the injection state of the filling material. The filling material configured to be injected into the flexible container includes a first contrast substance that is flowable, and a second contrast substance that is mixed into the first contrast substance and is insoluble in the first contrast substance. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/28/16 / #20160113676

Thrombus aspiration catheter and method of using the same

A thrombus aspiration catheter is disclosed which can shear a thrombus and efficiently aspirate the thrombus. When the pressure of the inside of an inner tube is made negative, an outer tube is rotated around an axis relative to the inner tube, and an inner opening portion and an outer opening portion are positioned at an open position at which the inner opening portion and the outer opening portion overlap each other, a thrombus enters the inside of the inner tube through the inner opening portion and the outer opening portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/28/16 / #20160113662

Collection method

A medical device and collection method are disclosed which can effectively aspirate and remove substances collected inside a filter, and prevent the collected substances from dropping down from a filter portion. The collection method includes inserting a medical device having a filter portion in a contracted state into the living body lumen, installing the filter portion in the living body lumen by bringing the filter portion into the expanded state; collecting the substances inside the living body lumen using the filter portion; inserting an aspiration catheter which applies an aspiration force to a distal opening via a lumen formed inside the aspiration catheter, into the living body lumen along the shaft portion, and fitting the distal opening into the concave portion of the filter portion; aspirating the substances collected inside the concave portion using the aspiration catheter; and removing the filter portion from the inside of the living body lumen.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/28/16 / #20160113640

Applicator

An applicator is disclosed, which includes a nozzle, the nozzle including a gas channel through which a gas g flows, a plurality of liquid channels which are provided inside the gas channel and through which each of a first liquid and a second liquid flows, and a confluence portion which is located on a downstream side of the liquid channels and in which the flows of the liquids join. Of the gas channel, a portion between the liquid channels and the confluence portion is configured from a single gas-permeable tube composed of a gas-permeable membrane permeable to the gas but impermeable to the liquids. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/28/16 / #20160113639

Syringe assembly

A syringe assembly includes a first syringe having a syringe outer cylinder filled with a first liquid, and a gasket; a second syringe having a syringe outer cylinder filled with a second liquid, and a gasket; and a pusher assembly which performs a pushing operation of collectively moving the gaskets and. The pusher assembly includes a first pusher having a distal portion connected to the gasket; a second pusher branching from the first pusher, extending distally, having a distal portion connected to the gasket; and an operation section which is provided on a proximal-side extension line of the first pusher and is operated for the pushing operation.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/07/16 / #20160095978

Drug injection syringe

A drug injection syringe includes an injection needle assembly and a syringe body. The injection needle assembly includes an injection needle, a needle hub, an elastic body, and a fitting sleeve. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/07/16 / #20160095602

Medical device

A medical device and treatment method for treating veins. The medical device includes: an elongated outer sheath; an inner member extending through inside of the outer sheath, the inner member protruding distally beyond the outer sheath; an expansion portion positioned between a distal portion of the outer sheath and a distal portion of the inner member, the expansion portion having a plurality of linear material portions extending along an axial direction of the inner member, the expansion portion being expandable in a radial direction of the inner member; a biasing member disposed inside the outer sheath biasing the inner member proximally relative to the outer sheath; and a fixing portion configured to fix the relative positions of the inner member and the outer sheath in a state in which the expansion portion has been expanded. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/07/16 / #20160095577

Imaging apparatus for diagnosis and program

An imaging apparatus is disclosed for diagnosis including a plurality of transmitting and receiving units, an error of a scale of a tomographic image to be generated is reduced. The imaging apparatus can include including acquisition means for acquiring a propagation velocity of an ultrasound signal of a flushing liquid, generation means for generating ultrasound line data based on the propagation velocity of the ultrasound signal in a blood vessel tissue, and conversion means for converting positional information of each position within a range in which the flushing liquid flows regarding the ultrasound line data generated by the generation means based on a ratio between the propagation velocity in the blood vessel tissue and the propagation velocity in the flushing liquid. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160093049

Image processing apparatus, method of controlling image processing apparatus, program, and storage medium

An image processing apparatus and method are disclosed, which processes an image of a target object. The image processing apparatus includes an image acquisition unit which acquires a series of first images and a series of second images of the target object which are scanned at a first pull-back speed and at a second pull-back speed faster than the first pull-back speed, a correlation unit which correlates first images, which are scanned at the first pull-back speed, with first images, which are scanned at the second pull-back speed, and a control unit which correlates a series of the first images which are scanned at the first pull-back speed and a series of the second images which are scanned at the second pull-back speed so as to display the images on a display apparatus, based on the result of the correlation.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160092749

Imaging apparatus for diagnosis, method of controlling the same, program, and computer-readable storage medium

An imaging apparatus and method is disclosed for diagnosis, which includes a closing processing performed on a cross-sectional image, which is obtained based on light interference data and is orthogonal to a blood vessel axis, based on a morphological operation in order to detect low concentration site having a size less than or equal to the a predetermined size which is smaller than that of the vascular lumen. Moreover, a cross-sectional image before the processing is subtracted from the obtained cross-sectional image and the cross-sectional image after the subtraction is displayed.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160090569

Scheduled feed

Embodiments described herein generally provide for the scheduled feeding of cells in a cell expansion system. A schedule to proactively and automatically increase and/or maintain inlet rates of media to feed cells may be created, in which inlet rates to the intracapillary portion (or extracapillary portion) of a bioreactor may be increased or maintained according to the schedule. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160089547

Laser light irradiation device

A laser light irradiation device is disclosed, which can include an optical guide having a columnar portion and transmitting laser light through the columnar portion; a reflecting portion having a reflecting surface that reflects the laser light transmitted through the optical guide; and a transmitting portion having a window part and disposed between the columnar portion of the optical guide and the reflecting portion in such a manner that one end of the transmitting portion is in contact with the columnar portion, the transmitting portion transmitting the laser light emitted from the columnar portion to the reflecting portion and transmitting the laser light reflected by the reflecting surface to cause the laser light to be radiated to an external through the window part. A diameter of the reflecting surface gradually becomes smaller as distance from a boundary between the transmitting portion and the reflecting portion increases.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160089522

Urethral stricture treatment apparatus and urethral stricture treatment method

A urethral stricture treatment apparatus and treatment method are disclosed, which can easily inhibit the position of a medical material from deviating from a treatment site and can make the medical material selectively indwell different treatment sites. The urethral stricture treatment apparatus can have a dilation portion, which dilates in a state of holding a medical material providing an epithelial function so as to bring the medical material into contact with an inner wall of urethra, and a restriction portion which is provided in a position closer to a distal side than the dilation portion in an insertion direction such that a distance between the restriction portion and the dilation portion can be relative changed, and comes into contact with external urethral sphincter in a living body so as to restrict the movement of the medical material toward the distal side.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160089499

Syringe and prefilled syringe

A syringe includes a gasket, a barrel, and a plunger. The plunger includes a helical rib provided on an outer surface of a head portion, and the gasket comprises a helical valley portion for threadedly engaging with the helical rib, a plunger-retaining annular rib, and an accommodation portion for a part of the plunger at which the helical rib is formed. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160089203

Irradiation device

There is provided an irradiation device which irradiates light on an inner side face of a biological lumen. The irradiation device includes an optical fiber through which light passes, and a plurality of optical members each having a spherical shape. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160089185

Calculus retrieving/removing device and method

A device for retrieving calculus in a lumen of a living body includes an elongated member possessing an outer dimension configured to be positioned in the lumen of the living body, wherein the tubular body includes an inlet, an outlet and a retrieval space in the interior at a position between the inlet and the outlet. A foldable sealing member is positioned in the tubular body interior and is axially movable in distal and proximal directions, and a plunger is connected to the sealing member so that axial movement of the plunger axially moves the sealing member in the interior of the tubular body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160089174

Calculus retrieving/removing device and method

A device for retrieving calculus in a lumen of a living body includes an elongated member positionable in the living body lumen and including an inlet, an outlet and a retrieval space between the inlet and the outlet, and a sealing member movably positioned in the lumen of the elongated member to axially move in distal and proximal directions, wherein the sealing member is in sealing contact with the inner surface of the lumen in the elongated member. A plunger is connected to the sealing member and includes two parts separated from one another to form a divided sealing member when the plunger is moved in the distal direction and that directly contact one another to form an integrated sealing member when the plunger is moved in the proximal direction to draw fluid and the calculus into the retrieval space.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160089173

Calculus retrieving/removing device and method

A method of retrieving calculus includes positioning an elongated member in the lumen of the living body, wherein the elongated member includes a sealing member positioned in the lumen of the elongated member and possessing an outer surface in sealing contact with the inner surface of the lumen of the elongated member. The method also involves proximally moving the sealing member while the outer surface of the sealing member is in contact with the inner surface of the lumen in the elongated member to cause fluid and calculus in the living body to pass through the inlet of the elongated member and be introduced into a retrieval space, discharging at least some of the fluid in the retrieval space out of the retrieval space by way of an outlet, and withdrawing the elongated member from the living body while the calculus in the retrieval space remains in the retrieval space.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160089171

Medical device and medical device assembly

A medical device for collecting a solid object together with a fluid in a living body, including: a cylindrical member having an inner cavity, a suction port provided on the distal end of the inner cavity, and a discharge port on a side wall and communicating with the inner cavity; an impeller in the inner cavity configured to carry the fluid from the suction port to the discharge port; and a filter in the inner cavity configured to collect the solid object. At least part of the wall surface of the cylindrical member, which defines a flow channel allowing movement of the fluid from the impeller to the discharge port, is inclined from a center axis of the cylindrical member toward a distal end with respect to a transverse direction of the cylindrical member.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160089169

Balloon with different compression portions

A balloon including an outer circumferential portion which dilates to form a hollow circular cross-section and deflates when the internal pressure is reduced, an inner circumferential portion positioned inside the outer circumferential portion, and support portions positioned between the outer circumferential portion and the inner circumferential portion to support deflating the outer circumferential portion while compressing the outer circumferential portion. The support portions form first compression portions, which have a high compressive strain, and second compression portions, which have a compressive strain lower than the first compression portions. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160089140

Puncture device

A puncture device is disclosed, which can include a puncture needle curved in an arc, turnably supported around an axis (j1) as a turning center, and having a needle tip which punctures a living body when the puncture needle is turned; a urethral insertion member having a urethral insertion portion of a linear shape which is inserted into the urethra; and a frame capable of connecting the puncture needle and the urethral insertion member to each other, the frame turnably supporting the puncture needle. When the puncture needle is turned, the needle tip of the puncture needle has a locus (plane f9), which is inclined by an inclination angle (θ2) of 20 to 60 degrees with respect to a plane (f2) orthogonal to the urethral insertion portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/31/16 / #20160088995

Disinfection cap

A disinfection cap is provided with a cap main body and a wiping body held by the cap main body. The cap main body includes a cap side locking section that prevents pullout of the cap main body by engagement with a medical connector side locking section. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/24/16 / #20160082225

Medical elongated body

A medical elongated body is disclosed, which can improve the operability by suppressing anisotropy of torque transmission performance in accordance with the rotational direction while maintaining flexibility. The medical elongated body has a proximal shaft, which extends in an axial center direction and includes at least a part of which a spiral slit is formed. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/24/16 / #20160082199

Syringe with injection needle and manufacturing method for syringe with injection needle

A syringe with an injection needle includes an outer cylinder molded with a resin and a metallic injection needle. The outer cylinder includes a cylinder tip at a distal end, an opening at a proximal end, and a barrel section having a cavity located between the cylinder tip and the opening. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/24/16 / #20160082194

Syringe and prefilled syringe

A syringe includes a gasket, a barrel, and a plunger. The plunger includes a helical rib provided at a head portion, and the gasket includes a threaded engagement portion configured to threadedly engaged with the helical rib, a plunger-retaining annular rib, and an accommodation portion for accommodating a part of the plunger at which the helical rib is formed. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/24/16 / #20160081703

Calculus removing device

A calculus removing device includes a cylinder, a screw, and a hand-operated unit. The cylinder includes a storage portion configured to store calculi and broken calculus pieces, and an opening communicating with the storage portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/24/16 / #20160081701

Calculus removing device

A calculus removing device includes a retaining portion (e.g., a wire or gel), a cylinder, an introduction tube, and a hand-operated unit. The retaining portion is configured to retain calculi and broken calculus pieces. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160074631

Coil, guide wire, and coil manufacturing method

A coil is made by helically winding a wire rod. A cross-sectional shape of the wire rod of the coil includes a curved portion that is arcuately curved toward a center axis of the coil; a flat portion that is provided on an outer circumference of the coil, and is formed in a flat shape with a curvature that is smaller than a curvature of the curved portion; and at least one protruding portion that is provided at the boundary between the curved portion and the flat portion or in the vicinity of the boundary, and protrudes toward an adjacent wire rod.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160074198

Medical auxiliary tool

A medical auxiliary tool includes a first fixing portion and a second fixing portion which are respectively fixed to a toe side site and a lower leg side site across the ankle while exposing the vicinity of the malleolus; and a connecting member which interlocks the first fixing portion and the second fixing portion with each other so as to maintain the joint of the ankle in a bent state.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/17/16 / #20160073968

Body water meter and terminal

Devices and systems are provided to determine the condition of a subject comprehensively on the basis of a measurement result of a body water meter. The body water meter measures the amount of water in a subject's body and includes direction means and output means. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/10/16 / #20160067455

Introducer

An introducer is configured to distinguish an introducer provided with a sheath tube whose wall thickness is reduced, from an introducer provided with a sheath tube whose wall thickness is not reduced, and to recognize the relationship between the inner diameter and the outer diameter for the sheath tube in which the wall thickness is reduced. The introducer includes an introducer sheath and a three-way stopcock portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/10/16 / #20160067284

Method for producing sheet-shaped cell culture

A sheet-shaped cell culture and method for producing a sheet-shaped cell culture are disclosed having a high activity such as high cytokine productivity and a production method thereof. The method for producing a sheet-shaped cell culture can include freezing cells, thawing the frozen cells and forming a sheet-shaped cell culture. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/10/16 / #20160066952

Insertion tool and puncture apparatus

An insertion tool is disclosed, which includes a urethral insertion portion of a longitudinal shape configured to be inserted into a urethra, and a vaginal insertion portion of a longitudinal shape configured to be inserted into a vagina. A distal end portion of the vaginal insertion portion is inclined with respect to the urethral insertion portion in a direction in which the distal end portion of the vaginal insertion portion is spaced away from the urethral insertion portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/03/16 / #20160058976

Introducer

An introducer sheath in which a sheath tube can be easily restored to a state before being kinked even when the sheath tube of the introducer sheath is bent to cause kinking during medical practice. An introducer sheath including: a sheath tube which has a central cavity structure continuing from a proximal portion to a distal portion; and a sheath hub which is connected to the proximal portion of the sheath tube. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/03/16 / #20160058938

System for blood separation with replacement fluid apparatus and method

A method is provided in a centrifugal blood processing system for adding replacement fluid without a dedicated peristaltic pump to blood components being returned to the donor. A disposable blood processing set for use in the method comprises a hermetically sealed set of blood bags, connecting tubes, needles or connectors, and supporting structures with a replacement fluid line coupled directly to a return reservoir without contact with an intervening pump.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/03/16 / #20160058908

Method for producing laminate of sheet-shaped cell culture and fibrin gel

A laminate of a sheet-shaped cell culture is disclosed, which has excellent operability and is suitable for implantation. A method is disclosed for producing a laminate of a fibrin gel and a sheet-shaped cell culture, including a step of dripping a liquid containing fibrinogen onto an upper surface of a sheet-shaped cell culture, a step of spraying a liquid containing thrombin onto the surface, and a step of forming a fibrin gel layer on the surface by a reaction between fibrinogen and thrombin; and a laminate of a fibrin gel and a sheet-shaped cell culture produced by the method are disclosed.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/25/16 / #20160051774

Outer cylinder with needle and method for producing same

A method of producing a needle-mounted outer cylinder involves a melt-bond process of melting and bonding a proximal portion of a needle tube to an outer cylinder in a state in which the needle tube is in a needle insertion hole of the outer cylinder and in a state in which the outer cylinder is erect. The melt-bond process is performed by imparting energy to a portion of the needle tube distal from a proximal end of the needle insertion hole and from a proximal end of the needle tube causing the needle tube to generate heat so that resin forming an inner surface of the needle insertion hole melts and thereafter by causing the melted resin to flow downward inside the needle insertion hole to thereby fill a gap between an outer surface of the proximal portion of the needle tube and the needle insertion hole.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/25/16 / #20160050908

Red blood cell preservative, preservative container, manufacturing method for red blood cell preservative, and blood bag system

A red blood cell preservative includes: a first aqueous solution containing mannitol, adenine, sodium citrate, sodium dihydrogen phosphate, and dextrose; and a second aqueous solution containing disodium phosphate, characterized in that the first aqueous solution and the second aqueous solution are mixed together after autoclave sterilization.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/18/16 / #20160046410

Medical bag handling system and medical bag holding cassette

A medical bag handling system (10) includes a plurality of cassettes (16) capable of holding bags for blood (14), and connecting means (32) capable of connecting one cassette (16) and another cassette (16). Accordingly, the cassettes (16) can be easily connected, and the plurality of bags for blood (14) supported by the respective cassettes (16) can be collectively handled.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/18/16 / #20160045921

Processing particles

Embodiments relate to systems, chambers, and methods for processing particles by washing, concentrating, and/or treating the particles. Some embodiments provide for the processing of cells that may be in a liquid medium (e.g., a liquid in which the cells were grown) and are processed by being washed and concentrated for later use in research or other therapies.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/18/16 / #20160045870

Filter member and oxygenator using same

A filter member used in an oxygenator is constructed to provide improved contact with a hollow fiber membrane bundle and to capture bubbles contained in blood. The filter member possesses elasticity at least in the circumferential direction to allow the inner circumference of the filter member to be increased from a natural non-expanded state prior to placement on the hollow fiber membrane bundle to an expanded state in which the inner circumference of the filter member is increased when placed on the hollow fiber membrane bundle. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/18/16 / #20160045394

Blood bag system

A blood bag system (10) includes a blood bag (14) to which centrifugal force is provided in a state where whole blood or a blood component is stored, and a first tube (22) that circulates a fluid centrifugally separated from the blood bag (14). The first tube (22) includes an extending portion (112) extending in an approximately perpendicular direction to a centrifugal direction into which the centrifugal force is applied. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/18/16 / #20160045302

Method and apparatus for treating urethral stricture

A treatment device for treating a treatment area of a body lumen includes an elongated member insertable into the body lumen, a delivery member guidable along a longitudinal axis of the elongated member, and a treatment part for contacting the treatment area, wherein the delivery member is configured to deliver the treatment part to the treatment area.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/18/16 / #20160045300

Method and apparatus for treating urethral stricture

A treatment device for treating a treatment area of a body lumen includes a delivery member, and a treatment membrane wrapped around the delivery member, wherein opposite overlapped edges of the treatment membrane are attached together. A clip device for preparing the membrane includes a clip part configured to pinch opposite overlapped edges of the membrane together, and a cavity with an adjustable inner circumference configured to set a circumference of the membrane.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/18/16 / #20160045295

Method and apparatus for treating urethral stricture

A therapeutic device for treating a treatment area of a body lumen includes a delivery member possessing at least one attachment part, and a treatment membrane wrapped on the delivery member and detachably attached to the at least one attachment part of the delivery member. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/18/16 / #20160045216

Single-pass endoscopic vessel harvesting

An endoscopic harvesting device removes a vessel from a body. The vessel has an anterior side closest to the skin. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/04/16 / #20160030719

Method for treating varicose veins and intraluminal device used in such method

A method of treating a varicose vein involves inserting the distal portion of an intraluminal device into a varicose vein, wherein the device includes an elongated outer sheath and an expandable expansion member at the distal end of the outer sheath. The method also involves relatively moving the distal and proximal ends of the expandable spiral expansion member to reduce the distance between the distal and proximal ends of the expansion member and cause the expansion member positioned inside the varicose vein to outwardly expand to an expanded expansion member comprising a plurality of contact members in contact with the inner wall of the varicose vein. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/04/16 / #20160030068

Method for treating varicose veins and intraluminal device used in such method

A method of treating a varicose vein involves inserting the distal portion of an intraluminal device into a varicose vein, wherein the device includes an elongated outer sheath and an expandable expansion member at the distal end of the outer sheath. The method also involves relatively moving the distal and proximal ends of the expandable spiral expansion member to reduce the distance between the distal and proximal ends of the expansion member and cause the expansion member positioned inside the varicose vein to outwardly expand to an expanded expansion member comprising a plurality of contact members in contact with the inner wall of the varicose vein. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/04/16 / #20160030023

Method for treating varicose veins and intraluminal device used in such method

A method of treating a varicose vein involves inserting the distal portion of an intraluminal device into a varicose vein, wherein the device includes an elongated outer sheath and an expandable expansion member at the distal end of the outer sheath. The method also involves relatively moving the distal and proximal ends of the expandable spiral expansion member to reduce the distance between the distal and proximal ends of the expansion member and cause the expansion member positioned inside the varicose vein to outwardly expand to an expanded expansion member comprising a plurality of contact members in contact with the inner wall of the varicose vein. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160024455

Method of loading and distributing cells in a bioreactor of a cell expansion system

One or more embodiments are described directed to a method and system for loading and distributing cells in a bioreactor of a cell expansion system. Accordingly, embodiments include methods and systems that may provide for adding a plurality of cells to a fluid within a bioreactor of the cell expansion system. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160024240

Surface treating agent, filtering material for filter, and blood treatment filter

A surface treating agent comprising a copolymer including: a monomer (a) having a hydrophilic functional group of formula (1), a monomer (b) having a basic functional group of formula (3) or (5), and a monomer (c) having a reactive functional group of formula (7), wherein the copolymer has a molar ratio of the monomer (a)/the monomer (b)/and the monomer (c) between 87/10/3 and 98/1/1. In the formulas, the r groups and n are defined.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160023148

Surface treating agent, filtering material for filter, and blood treatment filter

A surface treating agent comprising a copolymer including: a monomer (a) having a hydrophilic functional group of formula (2), a monomer (b) having a basic functional group of formula (3) or (5), and a monomer (c) having a reactive functional group of formula (8), wherein the copolymer has a molar ratio of the monomer (a)/the monomer (b)/and the monomer (c) between 87/10/3 and 98/1/1. In the formulas, the r groups and n are defined.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022978

Connector

A connector includes a connector main body having a flow path , an insertion body having a tip serving as a connection opening for the flow path , a valve body formed of an elastic body and arranged on the tip of the insertion body to block the connection opening , and a cap which holds the valve body together with the insertion body . The valve body includes a valve main body having slits , an inner projection formed in an annular shape having an outer diameter smaller than the inner diameter of the insertion body and projecting from a bottom face of the valve main body , and a pair of outer projections arranged point-symmetrically to each other with respect to the axis of the inner projection , each of the pair of outer projections projecting from the bottom face on the outer side in the radial direction with respect to the inner projection and being arranged on the inner side of the insertion body .. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022969

Balloon catheter and manufacturing method of balloon catheter

A balloon catheter which can rather smoothly move inside living body organs, and can improve trackability and pushability. The balloon catheter has an inner shaft that includes a guidewire lumen into which a guidewire can be inserted, an outer shaft that forms a fluid lumen for introducing a fluid on an outer periphery of the inner shaft, a membranous material that causes a space portion into which the fluid can flow to communicate with the fluid lumen, and that partitions the space portion on the outer periphery of the distal portion side of the inner shaft, and an inflatable and deflatable balloon in which a lumen into which the fluid can flow is formed on an outer periphery of the membranous material.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022960

Elongated member

An elongated member which is deflectable and hollow and which is configured for deflection that follows the shape of a biological organ for smooth movement within the organ. The elongated member includes: an operating member configured to deflect the elongated member or deform the elongated member into a linear state; and a deflection mechanism at least including a guide portion having a grooved portion formed thereon, an engaging portion engageable with the grooved portion and a supporting portion configured to support the engaging portion for relative movement on the guide portion; a gap being formed between the guide portion and the engaging portion so as to allow movement of the engaging portion in the grooved portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022924

Injection needle assembly and drug injection device

An injection needle assembly includes an injection needle, a fitting portion, and a hub. The fitting portion is formed into a cylindrical shape and has one end serving as a fitting opening. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022902

Indwelling assembly

An indwelling assembly includes an inner needle having a sharp needlepoint at a distal end to puncture a blood vessel of a patient, an inner needle hub fixed to the proximal portion of the inner needle, a hollow elongated outer member in which the inner needle is positioned, with the hollow elongated member being movable in a distal direction relative to the inner needle after puncturing the patient's blood vessel, an outer member hub fixed to the proximal portion of the hollow elongated outer member, an elongated contact member configured to contact an intermediate portion of the hollow elongated outer member, and an elongated movable member movable relative to the hollow elongated outer member and the outer member hub. The elongated movable member is connected to the inner needle hub so that the inner needle hub, the inner needle and the elongated movable member move together.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022901

Method involving use of an assembled indwelling assembly

A method involves positioning an assembled indwelling assembly adjacent a patient, wherein the assembly includes an inner needle, a hub fixed to the inner needle, a hollow outer member in which the inner needle is positioned, a hub fixed to the hollow outer member, and an elongated member axially overlapping an intermediate portion of the hollow outer member. The method also includes moving a distal portion of the assembly to puncture a blood vessel of the patient with the sharp needlepoint while the elongated member contacts the hollow outer member, advancing the hollow outer member in a distal direction along the inner needle to insert a distal portion of the hollow outer member to a target position in the blood vessel, and moving the inner needle hub in a proximal direction such that the inner needle is pulled out from and entirely removed from the hollow outer member.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022475

Intravaginal support device, fluid injection device, and treating method for pelvic organ prolpase by use of intravaginal support device

An intravaginal support device is disclosed, which is capable of being expanded and contracted in a state of being inserted in a vagina for treating pelvic organ prolapse. The intravaginal support device can include an opening/closing portion capable of switching operations between an open state for allowing passage of fluid therethrough and a cut-off state for cutting off passage of the fluid, a bag portion being expandable by flowing-in of fluid through the opening/closing portion and being contractible by flowing-out of the fluid through the opening/closing portion, and an insertion guide portion adapted to guide the bag portion into the vagina, the insertion guide portion extending along at least part of an outer surface of the bag portion from a vaginal orifice side end portion of the bag portion to a vaginal depth side end portion of the bag portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022463

Digestive tract device

A digestive tract device that can reduce an indwelling-induced burden on the living body includes: a tubular portion that includes a through hole; a holding portion that is provided on a proximal end side of the tubular portion, and holds the tubular portion in the living body; and support portions and which are provided in the holding portion, and are in contact with a plurality of sites of the digestive organ of the living body, and support the holding portion in such a way that the holding portion can move in at least one direction of a circumferential direction and a longitudinal direction of the tubular portion.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022446

Stent

A stent is disclosed, which is formed in a cylindrical shape and has a cavity portion, and is freely switched between an expanded state and a contracted state where the stent contracts to a central axis (o) side from the expanded state. The stent has an anchor portion which protrudes to a central axis (o) side relative to an inner surface surrounding the cavity portion in the contracted state, and which is displaced to the inner surface side in the expanded state relative to a protruded position in the contracted state.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022427

Implant assembly

An implant assembly smoothly causes a folded implant to indwell a living body, and which can smoothly expand the implant without causing the implant to be displaced from a predetermined indwelling position when a filling material is injected. The implant assembly has the implant that is configured to be transformable from a folded and contracted state to an expanded state by the introduced filling material, and in which at least a portion of a surface thereof is covered with a covering material m whose friction coefficient increases by coming into contact with a body fluid, and guiding means for preventing the implant and the body fluid of the living body from coming into contact with each other inside the living body, and for guiding the implant to move to the indwelling position inside the living body.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022359

Method of treating a living body tissue

A method is disclosed for treating a living body tissue by cauterizing a sympathetic nerve around a renal artery to block a neurotransmission function of the sympathetic nerve. The method includes inserting a balloon catheter including a balloon on a distal end side of a shaft into a body cavity, and delivering the balloon to the renal artery; inflating the balloon that has been delivered to the renal artery; puncturing a blood vessel wall with at least one protrusive member disposed on an outer surface of the balloon when the balloon is inflated; and after puncturing the blood vessel wall with the protrusive member, cauterizing the sympathetic nerve within a region at a periphery of an electrode disposed on a projecting tip end portion of the protrusive member by supplying a current to the electrode.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022344

Spacer, implant assembly including the same, manufacturing method of spacer, and surgical method for spacer indwelling

A spacer and implant assembly are disclosed, the spacer including an outer balloon that is folded so as to be dilatable, and an inner balloon that is folded so as to be dilatable, and that is removably inserted into the outer balloon. The inner balloon dilates in response to introduction of a dilating fluid having a lower viscosity than a viscosity of a filling material inserted into the outer balloon, and the outer balloon dilates in response to the dilation of the inner balloon.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022265

Medical tube and medical tube assembly

A medical tube is disclosed, which can include a main body in which a distal portion of a tubular proximal separable piece is detachably connected to a proximal portion of a tubular distal separable piece; and a state maintaining mechanism for maintaining a connected state of the distal separable piece and the proximal separable piece. In addition, the main body is inserted into a body starting from the distal separable piece side, and is disposed inside the body in a state in which a distal end and a proximal end thereof are exposed outside of the body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022262

Medical tube, medical tube assembly, and intrapelvic treatment kit

A medical tube is disclosed, which includes a tubular main body curved in a circular arc shape. The main body has a flat shape as a cross-sectional shape at a central portion in the longitudinal direction thereof. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/28/16 / #20160022248

Imaging apparatus for diagnosis and program

An imaging apparatus is disclosed for diagnosis generating a first tomographic image and a second tomographic image inside a lumen of a measurement subject body by using an ultrasound signal which is transmitted and received by a first transmitting and receiving unit and an optical signal which is transmitted and received by a second transmitting and receiving unit in a case where a transmitting and receiving unit in which the first transmitting and receiving unit performing transmission and reception of the ultrasound signal and the second transmitting and receiving unit performing transmission and reception of the optical signal are disposed moves in an axial direction while rotating in the lumen of the measurement subject body.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015970

Drug administration device and control method

A drug administration device which applies a voltage between electrodes so as to percutaneously administer a drug measures a current value between the electrodes at predetermined time intervals, calculates an administration rate of the drug, based on the measured current value, and causes a display to display the calculated administration rate.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015958

Connector and infushion set

A connector includes a housing defining a male connector insertion section into which a male connector is inserted from the outside and an elastic valve body having a slit and blocking the male connector insertion section. The elastic valve body includes a top face having the slit and a bottom face located opposite to the top face. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015946

Balloon catheter

Provided is a balloon catheter in which a balloon can smoothly deflate even when being pulled. A balloon catheter includes a balloon that can inflate and deflate, a hollow distal shaft that communicates with the balloon and in which an inner shaft is inwardly provided, a hollow intermediate shaft that is connected to a proximal end side of the distal shaft so as to communicate therewith, a hollow proximal shaft that overlaps a proximal end side of the intermediate shaft so as to be connected thereto and that communicates with the intermediate shaft, and a reinforcement body that extends from the proximal shaft to the distal shaft and is fixed to the proximal shaft, in which the intermediate shaft is more flexible than the distal shaft, and in an overlapped portion in which the intermediate shaft and the proximal shaft overlap each other, a non-fixing portion in which the intermediate shaft and the proximal shaft overlap each other without being fixed extends to a distal end side relative to a fixing portion in which the intermediate shaft is fixed to the proximal shaft.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015940

Guiding catheter assembly and method of using the same

A guiding catheter assembly includes a guiding catheter which has a catheter main body and a protective sheath in covering relation to the outer peripheral portion of the catheter main body, and a dilator insertable into the guiding catheter. The protective sleeve can be moved in an axial direction with respect to the catheter main body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015934

Sheath

At least one distal side slope path is formed by penetrating an outer peripheral wall in the vicinity of a distal portion of a sheath main body and at least one proximal side slope path is formed by penetrating an outer peripheral wall in the vicinity of a proximal portion of the sheath main body. The at least one distal side slope path is inclined onto a proximal side from the outer peripheral surface to the inner peripheral surface of the sheath main body and the at least one proximal side slope path is inclined onto a distal side from the outer peripheral surface to the inner peripheral surface of the sheath main body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015883

Circulation apparatus and method for controlling same

A highly reliable circulation apparatus promptly detects an abnormal state of a status value related to blood flowing in a circulation circuit with no particular operation performed. As an extracorporeal circulation mode starts, a user operates a pump first and waits until a flow rate is stabilized. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015881

Circulation apparatus and method for controlling 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

01/21/16 / #20160015869

Medical device and method for producing medical device

A medical device including a lubricating coating film (surface lubricating layer) that exerts excellent lubricity and durability is provided. The medical device includes, on a base layer, a surface lubricating layer formed from a block copolymer having a hydrophilic portion and a hydrophobic portion that has a reactive functional group. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015864

Coating composition and medical device

A coating composition capable of forming a drug coating layer unsusceptible to peeling in the process of delivery of a water-insoluble drug to a target tissue is provided. The coating composition contains the water-insoluble drug and a basic compound which is positively charged at physiological ph. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015861

Drug coating layer

Provided are a drug coating layer which has low toxicity and a high intravascular stenosis inhibitory effect, when delivering medical device coated with a drug into the body and medical device using the same. The drug coating layer is a drug coating layer having a morphological form including a plurality of elongated bodies having long axes that each crystal of a water-insoluble drug independently has on a substrate surface, in which the long axes of the elongated bodies are nearly 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.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015540

Stent

A stent which can suppress galvanic corrosion while radiopacity is sufficiently ensured. The stent includes a sintered body of a base material that is formed of a first metal material with a second metal material that is dispersed in the base material. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015534

Stent

A stent which improves safety by allowing a living body to be less affected even if a drug is detached. A stent has a strut that is formed in a linear shape, and that defines a cylindrical shape having an opening, a side surface coating member which coats at least a part of at least one of the side surfaces of the strut, the side surface coating member including a drug and a drug loading member which is a polymeric material for loading the drug, and an outer surface coating member which coats at least a part of the outer surface of the strut, the outer surface coating member including the drug without including the drug loading member.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015501

Medical device

A medical device and method are disclosed to be used when indwelling a belt-shaped flexible implant into a living body. The medical device includes: an elongated puncture needle which, by piercing the living body, forms a primary insertion hole in the living body; and a sheath into and out of which the puncture needle can be inserted and removed and which, by passing through the primary insertion hole in an assembled state with the puncture needle inserted therein, makes the primary insertion hole into a secondary insertion hole so as to permit the implant to be inserted in and passed through the secondary insertion hole. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015414

Medical device

A medical device is disclosed, which includes a urethral insertion member and a vaginal insertion member which are inserted into the urethra and the vagina positioned adjacent each other, respectively, with a biological tissue interposed therebetween, a puncture needle disposed for movement for passing the biological tissue between the urethra and the vagina, a supporting member which supports the puncture needle for movement and supports the urethral insertion member and the vaginal insertion member thereon, a dissection portion which dissects, when the puncture needle moves, the biological tissue in accordance with the movement, and a restriction mechanism which restricts the dissection portion such that the direction in which the dissection portion dissects the biological tissue is fixed with respect to the urethral insertion portion and the vaginal insertion portion.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015387

Insertion tool and puncture apparatus

An insertion tool is disclosed, which includes an elongate vaginal insertion portion configured to be inserted into a vagina; an elongate urethral insertion portion configured to be inserted into a urethra; and a supporting portion configured to support the vaginal insertion portion and the urethral insertion portion thereon. In a mounted state of the insertion tool in which the vaginal insertion portion is inserted in the vagina and the urethral insertion portion is inserted in the urethra, a puncture needle can puncture a vaginal wall from an outside of a body through a space defined by the vaginal insertion portion, the urethral insertion portion and the supporting portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015386

Puncture needle assembly

A puncture needle assembly is disclosed, which includes a puncture needle adapted to puncture biological tissue; and a connector adapted to connect an elongated body insertable in a living body to a needle tip section of the puncture needle, the connector having a dissecting section adapted to dissect biological tissue by moving in a direction opposite to a direction in which the puncture needle punctures the biological tissue. The puncture needle assembly further includes a connection mechanism capable of connecting the puncture needle and the connector to each other; and a rotation restricting mechanism adapted to restrict rotation about an axis of the connector in relation to the puncture needle.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015385

Puncture apparatus

A puncture assembly is disclosed, which includes a sheath and an insertion portion. The sheath includes a main body to guide a sling, and a puncture portion disposed at a distal end of the main body, the puncture portion including a position-control portion at the distal end of the main body and a dissecting portion, wherein the puncture portion is configured to rotate in an extended curved line of the main body together with the main body to create a through hole from an outside a living body through obturator foramens of the living body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015337

Imaging apparatus for diagnosis, method of controlling the same, program, and computer readable storage medium

An imaging apparatus and method for diagnosis acquiring information of an inside of a blood vessel and reconstructing a vascular image are disclosed, wherein when acquiring data through a rotation position and a movement of an imaging core, x-ray images at a fixed viewpoint position are synchronized so as to be continuously input along a time axis. Then, timing when vascular activity such as a cardiac beat can occur is determined based on the x-ray images. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015251

Actuating member and medical apparatus

An actuating member, which makes a flexible elongated member for medical use perform a predetermined action, includes a push/pull member and an operating member. The push/pull member includes a first moving portion and a second moving portion which are disposed on a proximal side and are movable relative to each other, a first extending portion that extends from the first moving portion, and a second extending portion that extends from the second moving portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015250

Actuating member and medical device

An actuating member for making a flexible elongate member for medical use perform a predetermined action includes a push/pull member, an operating member, and an advancing member. The push/pull member includes a first moving portion and a second moving portion, which are movable relative to each other. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/21/16 / #20160015249

Actuating member and medical device

An actuating member for making a flexible elongate member for medical use perform a predetermined action. The actuating member includes a push/pull member, an operating member, and a cam member. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/14/16 / #20160008588

Introducer sheath and method for using the same

A primary lumen and a secondary lumen, which is formed so as to be expandable, are formed inside a sheath main body having a deformation portion which is disposed so as to include at least a part of the outer peripheral portion of the sheath main body. The deformation portion is deformed so as to be expanded outwardly in accordance with the expansion of the secondary lumen.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/14/16 / #20160008586

Guide wire

A guide wire includes a wire main body that has a plate-like portion in a distal end portion of the wire main body and a reinforcement portion that is provided on at least one surface of the plate-like portion and reinforces the plate-like portion. The reinforcement portion is made up of two wire rods, and both end portions of the reinforcement portion are fixed to the plate-like portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/14/16 / #20160008585

Guide wire

A guide wire is disclosed, which includes a wire main body that has flexibility; a distal end member that is fixed to a distal end portion of the wire main body; and a tubular member that is arranged closer to a proximal end side than the distal end member, and on an outer circumference of the wire main body. The tubular member can be configured such that the longitudinal entirety of the tubular member is not fixed to the wire main body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/14/16 / #20160008522

Drug coating layer, method of controlling morphological form of drug coating layer, medical device, and method of delivering drug

A drug coating layer which ensures that when a medical device coated with a drug is delivered into a living body, the drug can be prevented from peeling off during delivery operation through a body lumen or cavity such as a blood vessel; and/or a drug coating layer excellent in transferability of a drug to a target tissue; and a method of controlling the morphological form of a drug coating layer are provided. The drug coating layer, which is formed on a substrate surface and contains a water-insoluble drug, has at least one morphological form selected from the group consisting of defined morphological forms (1) to (4). ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/14/16 / #20160008119

Tube assembly

A tube assembly is disclosed which includes an elongated medical tube and a medical elongated body insertable in the medical tube and higher than the medical tube in rigidity and which is used in an assembled state with the medical elongated body inserted in the medical tube to be assembled together. The tube assembly further includes a puncturing section adapted to puncture a living body; a dissecting section adapted to dissect the living body as the puncturing section punctures the living body; and a rotation restraining section adapted to restrain the medical tube from rotating about its axis in relation to the medical elongated body in the assembled state.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/14/16 / #20160008090

Puncture needle guiding device and image data forming apparatus

A puncture needle guiding device is disclosed, which can include a casing; an ultrasound transmission-reception unit which is disposed inside the casing and which transmits and receives ultrasound; and a guide groove which is provided in the casing and which guides a curved puncture needle adapted to puncture a subject body.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/14/16 / #20160007838

Medical device

A medical device is disclosed which connects an overactive tissue suffering from positional displacement in a living body to a less active tissue having a range of movement smaller than that of the overactive tissue to correct the positional displacement. The medical device can include an elongated insertion tool including an observation portion configured to observe a distal end side of the medical device using an imaging device, and a guide portion configured to guide a treatment tool, which is to be used to carry out treatment for the less active tissue, to the proximity of the less active tissue, the insertion tool having a dissection function for dissecting a biological tissue when the insertion tool is inserted into the living body from the outside of the living body and advances toward the less active tissue in the living body.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/07/16 / #20160002362

Polysaccharide powder and anti-adhesive material containing the same

The present invention provides a means for improving water-solubility of polysaccharide. A polysaccharide powder according to the present invention has a particle size distribution in which 30 vol or more of the total volume of the powder has particle sizes of 200 to 750 μm.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/07/16 / #20160001017

Prefilled syringe

A prefilled syringe includes: a syringe barrel including a syringe barrel body and an outer barrel; a cap; a gasket; and a plunger which allows the gasket to slide by pressing a press portion located on the base end of a shaft to discharge a drug solution inside the syringe barrel body. The outer barrel has a window and a mask which hides the inside of the outer barrel on a wall thereof. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/07/16 / #20160001006

Syringe assembly, syringe assembly package body, seal cap for barrel, and prefilled syringe

A syringe assembly includes a barrel, and a seal cap mounted to the barrel. The seal cap includes a closed distal end portion, an open proximal end portion, a hollow portion including a barrel end storage portion configured to store a barrel end portion, and a puncture needle storage portion extending from the barrel end storage portion, an insertion allowing portion configured to receive a puncture needle tip of a puncture needle guided to the distal end of the puncture needle storage portion, and a projection portion formed on an inner surface of the barrel end storage portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/07/16 / #20160000593

Delivery system for a living body indwelling member

A delivery system for a living body indwelling member includes an elongated shaft portion, a stent disposed on a distal side of the shaft portion, and that is caused to indwell a living body, and contrast markers disposed on at least one side of a proximal side or a distal side of the stent, and that have a contrasting property. The contrast markers are arranged up to a position where the contrast markers do not overlap the stent in a separating direction away from the stent from a position where the contrast markers overlap the stent at an axial position of the shaft portion, or from a position where the contrast markers coincide with an edge portion of the stent. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/07/16 / #20160000345

Monitoring device and monitoring device kit

A monitoring device includes an expansion body that is delivered into a vessel, and that expands at a predetermined position, and an electrode that is attached to the expansion body, and that detects neural activities of a nerve located outside the vessel by coming into contact with an inner wall of the vessel when the expansion body expands.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha








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