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Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha patents (2017 archive)


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

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Separating composite liquids

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

Connector and medical device set

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

Medicinal-liquid administering device

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

Self-expandable stent delivery system

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

Foreign object removal device

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

Sensor insertion device and replacement part

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

Centrifugal pumps for medical uses

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

Medical reservoirs with variable-elevation drop tubes

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

Centrifugal pumps for medical uses

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

One-way valve devices

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

Multi-unit blood processor with temperature sensing

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

Medical device and treatment method

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

Coating a bioreactor

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

Coating a bioreactor

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

12/07/17 / #20170349869

Methods and systems for coating a cell growth surface

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

12/07/17 / #20170348639

Hollow-fiber-type blood processing device and method

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

12/07/17 / #20170348121

Stent and method of manufacturing stent

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

12/07/17 / #20170348019

Device handle for a medical device

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

11/30/17 / #20170341745

Unmanned aerial vehicle, relief system, and relief method

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

11/30/17 / #20170340860

Welded on catheter hub

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

11/30/17 / #20170340841

Liquid medicine administration device

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

11/30/17 / #20170340466

Stent delivery device

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

11/30/17 / #20170340439

Equipment for preparing valve leaflet from membrane

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

11/23/17 / #20170335270

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

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

11/23/17 / #20170333609

Pump

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

11/23/17 / #20170333001

Diagnostic imaging catheter

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

11/16/17 / #20170327223

Unmanned aerial vehicle and medical support method

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

11/16/17 / #20170325940

Temporary disposable scaffold stand and tools to facilitate reconstructive valve surgery

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

11/09/17 / #20170319137

Sensor insertion device and sensor insertion device set

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

10/26/17 / #20170304591

Catheter

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

10/26/17 / #20170304096

Stent delivery system and method of manufacturing the same

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

10/26/17 / #20170304094

Stent and method for producing stent

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

10/26/17 / #20170304091

Biodegradable stent

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

10/26/17 / #20170303891

Medical device

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

10/26/17 / #20170303890

Medical device

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

10/26/17 / #20170303831

Sensor insertion device set and base plate

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

10/12/17 / #20170292101

Liquid transport method

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

10/05/17 / #20170283536

Polymer particles

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

10/05/17 / #20170281923

Clamp and blood bag system

A blood bag system includes a clamp installed in a flexible first tube. The clamp includes: a base section having a protrusion section, an opening/closing section having a pressing protrusion section that presses a side surface of the first tube, and a bent section that connects the base section and opening/closing section. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/05/17 / #20170281902

Accommodation tool

An accommodation tool is disclosed with which an operator can easily wind and accommodate a flexible medical elongated body. An accommodation tool winds and accommodates the flexible medical elongated body, for example, a guide wire. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/05/17 / #20170281901

Storage case

A storage case accommodates a plurality of medical elongated bodies, which are assembled when used, and includes a plurality of pipe bodies wound to form a ring-like shape that are connected to each other in order to accommodate each of the medical elongated bodies, and a package case that collectively accommodates the plurality of connected pipe bodies. At least two of the pipe bodies are disposed side by side so as to overlap each other in a state in which the center axes of winding are deviated, and the pipe bodies have opening portions arranged so that the medical elongated bodies can be assembled within the storage case using no more than two hands.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/05/17 / #20170281870

Applicator

There is provided an applicator including: a first liquid flow path through which a first liquid containing fibrinogen passes; a second liquid flow path through which a second liquid containing thrombin passes; a confluence section in which the first liquid and the second liquid merge with each other to form a mixed liquid; and a gas flow path through which a gas for jetting the mixed liquid passes. At least part of a wall portion defining the confluence section is composed of a gas-permeable membrane that is impermeable to the mixed liquid and permeable to the gas.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/05/17 / #20170281869

Applicator

There is provided an applicator for ejecting together with a gas a mixed liquid obtained by mixing a first liquid and a second liquid which are different from each other in composition. The applicator includes a first liquid flow path through which the first liquid flows; a second liquid flow path through which the second liquid flows; a gas flow path through which the gas flows; a confluence section in which the first liquid and the second liquid merge; and a backflow preventing section that prevents backflow of the first liquid and prevents backflow of the second liquid.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/05/17 / #20170281378

Stent

A stent includes a strut formed into a cylindrical shape and extending in an axial direction. The strut includes outer peripheral portions extending around the axial and circumferential directions of the cylindrical shape. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/05/17 / #20170281374

Stent

A stent includes a stent body formed by a strut. The stent body is cylindrically-shaped and extends in an axial direction. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/05/17 / #20170281140

Methods and medical elongate bodies

A method and a medical elongate body are configured to prevent stagnation or turbulence of blood flow in a recess of a rugged pattern formed in a blood vessel due to bulging of a blood vessel wall at a lesion part of the blood vessel. The method involves partitioning an inside of the blood vessel into upstream and downstream sides of the recess, and introducing gel into the recess to at least partially fill the recess. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

10/05/17 / #20170281063

Extracorporeal circulation management device and extracorporeal circulation device having it

An extracorporeal blood circulation management device having an oxygenator accurately determines oxygen consumption by the target person and oxygen delivery by the oxygenator. Oxygenation-related parameter values in the blood are determined at regular intervals. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170275580

Expanding cells in a bioreactor

Described are embodiments for expanding cells in a bioreactor. In one embodiment, methods are provided that distribute cells throughout the bioreactor and attach cells to specific portions of a bioreactor to improve the expansion of the cells in the bioreactor. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170274188

Vascular occlusion balloon catheter

The vascular occlusion balloon catheter has a balloon, a main lumen, and a balloon expanding lumen. The balloon catheter has an air discharge passage. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170274187

Balloon catheter and manufacturing method thereof, and treatment method

A balloon catheter that includes an elongated main body, a balloon connected to the elongated main body, and a base layer on the outer surface of the balloon. The base layer includes a water-soluble low-molecular weight compound. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170274186

Balloon catheter and manufacturing method thereof, and treatment method

A balloon catheter includes an elongated main body extending in an axial direction and a balloon connected to the elongated main body. The balloon is inflatable and deflatable in the radial direction. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170274185

Balloon catheter and manufacturing method thereof, and treatment method

A balloon catheter that includes an elongated main body extending in an axial direction and a balloon connected to the distal portion of the elongated main body. The balloon includes an interior and is inflatable and deflatable. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170274153

Medical puncture needle and method for manufacturing puncture needle

A medical puncture needle includes a rod-shaped main body portion; and a blade surface formed at a distal end portion of the main body portion. The blade surface includes a first blade surface portion and a second blade surface portion that intersect to form a blade edge. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170273811

Stent

A stent is configured so that the length during expansion is unlikely reduced and has satisfactory flexibility so as to be able to pass through a biological lumen. In the stent, the number of mountains in a first annular portion and the number of mountains in a second annular portion between the first link portions adjacent to each other in a circumferential direction differ from each other. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/28/17 / #20170273773

Medical device for heart disease

A medical device is disclosed, which is capable of treating cardiac insufficiency, on a causal therapy basis. The medical device is a heart harness composed of a porous hollow structure. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/21/17 / #20170270824

Passability test device for medical elongated body and method for evaluating passability of medical elongated body

A passability test device for a medical elongated body includes a main body portion that is provided with hole portions into which a balloon catheter or other medical elongated body is insertable; and at least one obstacle portion that inhibits the balloon catheter inserted into the hole portion from passing under a load (f) having a known magnitude. The obstacle portion is provided with a movable portion which projects into the hole portion in a retractable manner relative to the hole portion and with which the balloon catheter comes into contact, and a load portion that applies, to the movable portion, a load acting in a direction in which the movable portion is caused to project into the hole portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/21/17 / #20170267966

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

Embodiments described herein generally relate to methods and systems for customizing protocols for use with a cell expansion system. Through a user interface, a user may create a custom task for loading, growing and/or harvesting cells. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/21/17 / #20170266375

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

09/21/17 / #20170266024

Stent

A stent includes a tubular body possessing a plurality of gaps. The tubular body includes a plurality of circumferentially extending linear struts. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/21/17 / #20170265986

Blood vessel dissection device and blood vessel dissection method

A blood vessel dissecting device is disclosed, which includes a dissecting device configured to be inserted into a living body along a blood vessel to dissect tissue surrounding the vessel from tissue surrounding the vessel in a direction along a longitudinal extent of the blood vessel; and a cutting device configured to fee inserted into the living body along the longitudinal extent of the blood vessel to cut the tissue surrounding the blood vessel so the direction of longitudinal extent of the blood vessel.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/14/17 / #20170259031

Catheter holder and catheter set

A catheter holder includes an attachment section configured to be attachable to a holder tube that accommodates at least a portion of a sheath of an image diagnosis catheter in a wound state, a support section extending from the attachment section in a direction away from the wound holder tube, and a fixing section provided on a second end side of the support section, which is opposite to a first end side of the support section on which the attachment section is provided, and configured to fix a unit connector and a hub of the image diagnosis catheter to hold the outer tube, which is exposed from an opening portion of the holder tube, in a linear shape to be fixed in position.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/14/17 / #20170258980

Pressure sensing extracorporeal circulation device

An extracorporeal blood circulation system reduces the risk of generation of air bubbles entering the circulation circuit associated with placement of a pressure sensor that detects a patient's blood pressure at a blood removal line. Instead of directly measuring pressure at the blood removal line where suction exists, an intermediate part pressure sensor detects pressure between a centrifugal pump and an oxygenator. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/14/17 / #20170258966

Medical device, and method for producing medical device

A medical device includes a base layer, and a lubrication layer supported on at least a part of the base layer, wherein the lubrication layer contains a block copolymer (a) composed of a first constituting unit derived from a reactive monomer that has an epoxy group and a second constituting unit derived from at least one hydrophilic monomer selected from the group consisting of acrylamide and an acrylamide derivative, and a polymer (b) composed of a constituting unit derived from at least one hydrophilic monomer selected from the group consisting of acrylamide and an acrylamide derivative, wherein the block copolymer (a) is contained in a proportion of 20 to 80% by weight relative to the total weight of the block copolymer (a) and the polymer (b), and wherein the block copolymer (a) is crosslinked or polymerized to form a mesh structure.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/14/17 / #20170258712

Microneedle device

A microneedle device includes a substrate; a microneedle projecting from the substrate and configured to be inserted into skin; and a drug coating the microneedle. An aspect ratio of a maximum width of a base of the microneedle to a height of the microneedle is equal to or greater than 2.1.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/14/17 / #20170258488

Medical device

A medical device is disclosed for cutting substances inside a body lumen. The medical device includes: a drive shaft that is rotatable; at least one strut that is rotatably connected to a distal side of the drive shaft, the at least one strut extending along a rotation axis, and wherein a central portion of the at least one strut is bent so as to be expandable radially outwardly; and a support portion that is rotatably connected to the distal side of the drive shaft, and wherein the support portion 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 inside of the at least one strut, and which is expandable radially outwardly by a central portion in a direction extending along the rotation axis being bent.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

09/14/17 / #20170258476

Blood vessel treatment method

A blood vessel treatment method including inserting a medical device into a blood vessel, the medical device including an elongate shaft portion and a contact portion configured to contact a biological tissue in the blood vessel; bringing the contact portion into contact with the biological tissue in the blood vessel; twisting the blood vessel by moving the contact portion; and releasing a treatment agent from the medical device for occluding or contracting a lumen of the blood vessel.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/31/17 / #20170245922

Dissecting device and dissecting system

A dissecting device for dissecting tissue surrounding a blood vessel in a living body. The dissecting device includes a grasping section that includes an insertion lumen. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/31/17 / #20170245910

Treatment device

A treatment device is disclosed, which includes a dissecting section main body which is configured to dissect tissue in a living body when inserted into the living body along a blood vessel, and which has a slit permitting a branch vessel branched from the blood vessel to enter into the slit, a stanching section which is disposed at the slit and which presses and cauterizes the branch vessel introduced into the slit, and a cutting section which is disposed at the slit and which cuts the cauterized branch vessel.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/31/17 / #20170245845

Dissecting device

A dissecting device that includes a grasping section and a dissecting member. The grasping section has an insertion lumen that permits an imaging device to be positioned therein. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/31/17 / #20170245798

Sensor inserting device and operating method thereof

A method involves supporting both a sensor which measures biological information and an insertion needle at a location proximally spaced from the distal end portion of a device body. The sensor includes a detector which detects a body fluid component of the patient used to measure the biological information, and a signal processor which is attached to the device body and which processes a signal including the biological information. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/24/17 / #20170239453

Drug treatment method and delivery device

Provided is a treatment method and a medical device that can intentionally and locally administer a drug to a lesion area appearing in a narrow blood vessel such as a retinal blood vessel and a spinal blood vessel. The treatment method has an introduction step of introducing a medical elongated body having a drug holder for holding a drug into a living body, an arrangement step of arranging the drug holder at a treatment target inside the living body, and a discharge step of discharging the drug to the treatment target by releasing the drug held by the drug holder.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/24/17 / #20170238960

Medical device and treatment method

A medical device for removing a stenosis of a living body lumen includes a drive shaft configured to be driven by an operation at a proximal side thereof and including a treatment member disposed at a distal side thereof, a housing configured to accommodate the proximal side of the drive shaft therein, and a holding member configured to suppress unnecessary movement of the drive shaft. A proximal end of the holding member is fixed to the housing, and an inner surface of the holding member and an outer surface of the drive shaft are slidable relative to one another.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/24/17 / #20170238949

Medical device and method for treatment

A medical device designed to be inserted into a lumen of a living body so as to block a flow of fluid in the lumen of the living body. The medical device includes: a long shaft part; an expandable part; and a covering part. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/24/17 / #20170238948

Medical device and method for treatment

Provided is a medical device designed to be inserted into a lumen of a living body, the medical device including: a long shaft part; and a cylindrical hollow body. The shaft part has a center axis at position which differs from a center axis of the hollow body on a cross section perpendicular to the center axis of the shaft part. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/17/17 / #20170232233

Medical treatment tool

A medical treatment tool includes a bendable tube configured to be inserted into a body of a patient; an operating body disposed in the bendable tube and configured to cause bending of the bendable tube, the operating body including: a plurality of divided members that are divided from each other along axially extending edges of adjacent divided members, portions of the divided members forming a tubular structure, and an annular connecting portion, an outer surface of the annular connecting portion being continuous with outer surfaces of the divided members; and a cylindrical member located inside the operating body. Each divided member includes at least one cutout portion formed between the tubular structure and the annular connecting portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/17/17 / #20170232192

Drug solution administration apparatus

A drug solution administration apparatus includes an injection unit comprising an injection member configured to inject a drug solution; a delivery unit configured to be coupled to and decoupled from the injection unit, the delivery unit comprising: a delivery member configured to deliver the drug solution to the injection member, and a delivery device configured to deliver the drug solution to the delivery member; a detection unit configured to detect whether the injection unit and the delivery unit are coupled or decoupled; and a control unit configured to control operation of the delivery device. The control unit is configured to perform at least one of (i) restricting the filling operation when the detection unit detects that the injection unit and the delivery unit are coupled, or (ii) restricting the administration operation when the detection unit detects that the injection unit and the delivery unit are decoupled.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/17/17 / #20170231745

Therapeutic device for the treatment methods and inguinal hernia

Provided is a method of treating inguinal hernia, in which a burden applied to a patient during treatment can be reduced. There is provided a method of treating inguinal hernia, in which a bowel is prevented from being exposed to an outside through a fascia. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/17/17 / #20170231657

Medical device

A medical device is disclosed for cutting an object in a living body lumen. The medical device includes a rotatable elongate member, rotating member having a cutting portion cutting the object and disposed on the distal end side of the elongate member for rotating together with rotation of the elongate member; and a distal member having a guide portion disposed on the distal end side of the rotating member with a space left from the rotating member and a supporting portion which supports the guide portion and defines a dimension of the space in an axial direction of the elongate member. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/17/17 / #20170231511

Skin perfusion pressure measuring apparatus

A measuring apparatus for measuring skin perfusion pressure of an examined region in a subject, the measuring apparatus including: a measuring device configured to measure blood flow in the examined region; a detection unit configured to detect a height of the examined region; and a processing unit configured to determine the skin perfusion pressure of the examined region on the basis of a change in the blood flow in the examined region measured by the measuring device with the height of the examined region being changed and the height of the examined region being detected by the detection unit.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224979

Treatment method and medical appliance

A treatment method includes an indwelling step of indwelling a medical appliance in a trachea t of a patient, the medical appliance having a plurality of types of metals disposed side by side on a side surface of a pipe body, and the medical appliance generates a current between adjacent metals out of the plurality of types of metals when in contact with a foreign substance or saliva having flown into the trachea.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224969

Spinal treatment method and spinal treatment catheter

A spinal treatment method and device are provided. The treatment method includes a catheter introduction step of inserting a balloon catheter into a treatment site between nerves extending from a spine, while being bifurcated, and a lesion area that compresses the nerves; and a treatment step of dilating a balloon, on which anti-inflammatory agent is disposed, of the balloon catheter at the treatment site, and applying the anti-inflammatory agent to the treatment site.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224965

Medical elongated body and balloon catheter

A medical elongated body or a balloon catheter that include a catheter main body, a tubular body, and a distal member at a distal end of the tubular body. The distal member is more flexible than the tubular body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224906

Method and system for treating arthritis

Provided is an arthritis treatment method and an arthritis treatment system which can be effective for the short-term attainment of a pain relief effect. An arthritis treatment method includes an instrument introducing step of causing at least one instrument having a tubular shape to communicate with a lesion area in which crystal-induced arthritis occurs, and a treatment step of removing a causative agent of the crystal-induced arthritis from the lesion area by perfusion and discharge of a lavage fluid through the instrument.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224905

Blood component separation device

A blood component separation device includes a centrifuge bowl for separating a blood component from blood, a plasma bag for storing a plasma component, a platelet intermediate bag for storing high-concentration platelet liquid having high-concentration of platelets, and a temporary storage bag (also used as a buffy coat bag) for storing low-concentration platelet liquid having low-concentration of platelets. The blood component separation device performs control, from the second cycle onward, to mix the low-concentration platelet liquid stored in the temporary storage bag in the immediately preceding cycle with whole blood to supply the mixed liquid to the centrifuge bowl. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224535

Treatment method and stent

A treatment method is provided that includes an introduction step of introducing a transparent stent into a vitreous body of an eyeball, an expansion step of causing the stent to expansively deform inside the vitreous body to bring a retina into contact with a retinal pigment epithelium, and a placement step of placing the stent in the vitreous body with the stent keeping the retina in contact with the retinal pigment epithelium.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224472

Medical device and method for forming a protuberant region

Procedural methods are provided that are capable of forming a protuberant region, in which the surface of a living body protrudes, in a less-invasive manner and a medical device capable of forming the protuberant region in a less-invasive manner. A procedural method for forming a protuberant region, in which a surface of a living body protrudes, includes an introduction step of introducing a container having flexibility into the living body, a protuberant region forming step of forming the protuberant region, in which the surface of the living body protrudes, by filling the container with a filling material to expand the container, and a placement step of placing the expanded container in the living body.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224465

Treatment method and medical apparatus

Provided is a treatment method and medical apparatus for preventing an object that becomes a causative agent causing pathogenesis of aspiration pneumonitis from invading a lung the treatment method includes a disposing step of disposing a first instrument, which allows the object that becomes a causative agent of aspiration pneumonitis to move from an esophagus to a stomach and suppresses movement of the object from the stomach to a larynx, in the esophagus and disposing a second instrument, which suppresses the object from invading the lung, in at least the larynx.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224464

Treatment method and medical device

There is provided a treatment method that is capable of reducing burden on a patient when a medical sheet is indwelled in the body of the patient. A treatment method includes an introduction of introducing a catheter, which has stored a medical sheet (e.g., a myocardial cell sheet), to a heart inside a living body, and an indwelling step of drawing the myocardial cell sheet from the catheter and indwelling the myocardial cell sheet in the heart.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224463

Medical device

A medical device is disclosed for collecting substances inside a body lumen. The medical device includes an elongated shaft portion; a filter portion that has multiple gaps, that is formed in a net shape, that is deformable to be in an expanded state where the filter portion has a basket shape so as to form a concave portion, and that is deformable from the expanded state to be in a contracted state where an opening end portion of the concave portion is contracted; and a support portion that is formed to include a gap larger than gaps of the filter portion and that includes an interlock portion interlocked with the opening end portion of the filter portion and a support side connection portion connected to the shaft portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224364

Medical device and treatment method

A medical device to be inserted into a body lumen to obstruct flow in the body lumen includes a shaft unit; a proximal slider and a distal slider that are slidable along the shaft unit; a first expanding member including a distal portion coupled to the proximal slider and a proximal portion coupled to the shaft unit; a second expanding member including a distal portion coupled to the distal slider and a proximal portion coupled to the proximal slider; and a cover that surrounds an outer periphery of the first expanding member and coupled to the proximal portion of the first expanding member, the cover being tubular and flexibly deformable independently of the first expanding member.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224363

Treatment method and medical device

Provided is a treatment method of being able to improve the obstruction of a biological lumen caused by stenosis of the biological lumen and the stagnation of a secretion. The treatment method includes a disposition step of disposing a dilation portion that can be dilated and deflated, and a collection portion, which is capable of removing a secretion s secreted from a biological lumen from a living body, in a stenosed site occurring in the biological lumen; a dilation step of widening the stenosed site after the disposition step by dilating the dilation portion in the stenosed site after the disposition step; and a removal step of removing the secretion from the living body by a removal portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

08/10/17 / #20170224286

Tomographic image forming apparatus and control method

A tomographic image forming apparatus is disclosed, which divides light output from a light source inside the apparatus into measurement light and reference light, and which generates a cross-sectional image of an imaging target, based on light intensity of interference light obtained from reflected light obtained by emitting the measurement light to the imaging target and the reference light. A second image is generated by converting a first image in which line data generated based on the light intensity and having information in a direction of a first axis which serves as a depth direction of the imaging target is arranged in a direction of a second axis, into a frequency domain. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/27/17 / #20170213358

Image display device and its control method, x-ray opaque marker detection method

A radiopaque marker detection method of detecting the radiopaque marker disposed in a probe on multiple x-ray images captured while the probe for acquiring the tomographic image moves in an axial direction of a catheter, a position of the radiopaque marker disposed in the probe on each of the multiple x-ray images captured during the movement of the probe is detected from the x-ray images captured during a predetermined period before the probe starts to move, by extracting a line extending along the probe and using the extracted line.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/20/17 / #20170203052

Syringe assembly, pre-filled syringe, seal cap for sheath with puncture needle, and syringe assembly package

A syringe assembly includes an outer cylinder having a cylindrical piercing needle mounting part, a piercing needle fixed the cylindrical piercing needle mounting part and a seal cap. The piercing needle has a piercing needle tip at a distal end. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/20/17 / #20170202793

Packaged acetaminophen injection solution preparation

A packaged acetaminophen injection solution preparation comprises an oxygen-impermeable packaging container and an acetaminophen injection solution preparation including acetaminophen aqueous solution of ph 4 to 8 containing acetaminophen as an active ingredient and a sealed oxygen-permeable container filling the acetaminophen aqueous solution. The acetaminophen injection solution preparation is sterilized by moist heat sterilization. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/13/17 / #20170197065

Medical elongated body

A medical elongated body including a catheter main body. The catheter main body has a tubular body and a lumen. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/13/17 / #20170197040

Syringe assembly, cap, and puncture needle

A syringe assembly includes a barrel having a barrel tip portion, a puncture needle projecting from the barrel tip portion, and a cap that is detachably mountable to the barrel so as to seal a distal end of a needle hole. The cap has a receiving hole that receives the puncture needle, a bottom wall portion into which the puncture needle is inserted, and a stopper portion that defines an insertion length of the puncture needle relative to the bottom wall portion. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/13/17 / #20170197035

Needle assembly and drug injection device

A needle assembly includes: a retaining portion; and an elastic member that includes a close contact portion that closely contacts and retains the needle tube such that the needle tube protrudes toward a fitting opening, and a deformation portion that extends from the close contact portion toward the fitting opening and is configured to deform when the drug ejection portion comes into contact with the elastic member, and which is provided in a fitting portion. Further, the length of the deformation portion is in a range of 35% or more and 50% or less with respect to the length of the elastic member, and the length of a portion of the needle tube which protrudes from the close contact portion toward the fitting portion is in a range of 45% or more and 245% or less with respect to the deformation portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/13/17 / #20170197024

Medical container for accommodating protein solution formulation

A medical container for accommodating a protein solution formulation, in which the medical container is formed from a cycloolefin polymer, sterilized with high-pressure steam, and suppresses oxidization of amino acid residues in a protein in a protein solution formulation accommodated in the medical container.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/06/17 / #20170189665

Medical connector

A medical connector includes a cap having a male connector connecting part; a holder having a medical instrument connecting part; and a valve body configured to block the male connector connecting part and configured to be pushed in by a male connector such that a liquid flow channel in the male connector communicates with a liquid flow channel in the medical instrument connecting part when the male connector is connected to the male connector connecting part. The cap and the holder are linked to each other so as to be rotatable about an axis of the male connector connecting part.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/06/17 / #20170189651

Method for diagnosis and treatment of blood vessel

An introducer having a dilator positioned in a sheath is inserted into a first blood vessel and, thereafter, only the dilator tube is drawn out of the first blood vessel and the sheath while the sheath remains in the first blood vessel. A diagnostic instrument having an outer diameter smaller than a maximum outer diameter permitting insertion into the sheath tube is inserted into the second blood vessel, and a stenosis of the second blood vessel is diagnosed. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/06/17 / #20170189603

Medical device package

A medical device package includes a medical device including a first end surface and a second end surface; and a medical device storage container configured to store the medical device, the medical device storage container including a container main body and a holding unit located in the storage space, and configured to hold the medical device such that the first end surface faces upward; and a sheet-like sealing member adapted to be glued to the container main body to seal an opening of the container main body. A surface of the sealing member that faces the container main body includes an adhesive applied area on which an adhesive is applied and an adhesive non-applied area on which the adhesive is not applied, the adhesive non-applied area being an area facing at least the first end surface of the medical device held by the holding unit.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/06/17 / #20170189056

Device handle for a medical device

A medical device is disclosed for cutting substances inside a body lumen, the medical device including a rotatable tubular drive shaft; an expandable cutting member arranged on distal side of the drive shaft; an axial moving shaft connected to a distal end of the drive shaft with the cutting member, the axial moving shaft configured to expand and contract the cutting member by axially moving of the axial moving shaft; a handle configured to retract the drive shaft and the axial moving shaft; and an operating member disposed on a different axis with respect to an axis of the axial moving shaft.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/06/17 / #20170189055

Medical device and method

A blood vessel dissecting device method involves inserting a dissecting device into a living body, advancing the dissecting device along a vein, and dissecting the vein and tissue bound to the vein from other surrounding tissue.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/06/17 / #20170189054

Medical device and method

A blood vessel dissecting device method involves inserting a dissecting device into a living body, advancing the dissecting device along a vein, and dissecting the vein and tissue bound to the vein from other surrounding tissue.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/06/17 / #20170189053

Medical device and method

A blood vessel dissecting device method involves inserting a dissecting device into a living body, advancing the dissecting device along a vein, and dissecting the vein and tissue bound to the vein from other surrounding tissue.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/06/17 / #20170189052

Medical device and method

A blood vessel dissecting device method involves inserting a dissecting device into a living body, advancing the dissecting device along a vein, and dissecting the vein and tissue bound to the vein from other surrounding tissue.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

07/06/17 / #20170189051

Medical device and method

A blood vessel dissecting device method involves inserting a dissecting device into a living body, advancing the dissecting device along a vein, and dissecting the vein and tissue bound to the vein from other surrounding tissue.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/29/17 / #20170182259

Syringe assembly, syringe assembly packaging, outer cylinder seal cap, and prefilled syringe

A syringe assembly of the present invention is composed of an outer cylinder and a seal cap. The outer cylinder has an outer cylinder body part, a piercing needle mounting part, and a piercing needle fixed to the piercing needle mounting part. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/29/17 / #20170182020

Remifentanil injection formulation containing colorant

A remifentanil injection formulation contains remitentanil and/or physiologically acceptable salts of said remifentanil and a colorant selected from among cyanocobalamin, indocyanine green, and indigocarmine.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/29/17 / #20170182019

Remifentanil injection

A remifentanil injection solution formulation contains remifentanil and or physiologically acceptable salts thereof, water, and a stabilizer, the remifentanil injection solution formulation contains said water at a rate of 0.007 to 0.025 ml per 1 mg of said remifentanil.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/29/17 / #20170181929

Blood reservoir

A blood storage container includes a container main body made of a resin composition incorporating, per 100 parts by mass of polyvinyl chloride, 30 to 70 parts by mass of a composite plasticizer combining a first plasticizer and a second plasticizer, the first plasticizer being di-isononyl-cyclohexane-1,2-dicarboxylate, the second plasticizer being a citrate, the blending ratio between the first plasticizer and the second plasticizer in the composite plasticizer being 15/85 to 93/7.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/29/17 / #20170181728

Imaging probe for diagnosis

An imaging probe is disclosed for diagnosis, which includes an imaging core having a drive shaft internally provided with an optical fiber and a signal line. The imaging probe for diagnosis includes an optical transceiver that is disposed in one end of the optical fiber, and an ultrasound transceiver that is joined to the signal line. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/22/17 / #20170173245

Artificial lung and artificial heart-lung circuit device

An artificial lung has a gas exchanger portion with an external circulation-type gas exchanging hollow fiber membrane bundle and a heat exchanger portion with a heat exchanging element. Various design parameters of the gas exchanger and heat exchanger portions are configured to obtain a predetermined performance factor. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/22/17 / #20170173244

Artificial lung and artificial heart-lung circuit device

An artificial lung has a gas exchanger portion with an external circulation-type gas exchanging hollow fiber membrane bundle and a heat exchanger portion with a heat exchanging element. Various design parameters of the gas exchanger and heat exchanger portions are configured to obtain a predetermined performance factor. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/22/17 / #20170173081

Fibrosis-causing agent

A fibrosis-causing agent is highly effective in the fibrosis of tissues. The fibrosis-causing agent contains a fibrosis inducer and a fibrosis promoter. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/22/17 / #20170172590

Calculus retrieving/removing device and method

A method of retrieving calculus in a renal pelvis of a living body involves positioning an enclosure in the renal pelvis, creating convection in the renal pelvis by introducing liquid into the renal pelvis from outside the living body to lift the calculus from a surface of the renal pelvis, retrieving the calculus in the renal pelvis by creating a vacuum in the enclosure while the enclosure is located in the renal pelvis so that the calculus are drawn into the enclosure, wherein the vacuum also draws the liquid into the enclosure, and withdrawing the enclosure from the renal pelvis while the calculus is in the enclosure.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/22/17 / #20170172541

Medical device

A medical device includes a sheath having a guide wire lumen allowing a guide wire to be inserted therein and an imaging core lumen configured to have an ultrasound transducer inserted therein that acquires image information inside a living body. The medical device includes a rotary shaft that is inserted into the imaging core lumen and is rotatable in order to transmit mechanical drive force to the ultrasound transducer. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/08/17 / #20170157373

Catheter and method of manufacturing the same

A catheter that includes a balloon. The balloon has an elastic inner layer and an elastic outer layer. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/08/17 / #20170157368

Catheter

A catheter includes a balloon that has an inner layer and an outer layer having elastic stretching properties, having tubular shapes, and being able to be inflated and deflated in response to a change of internal pressure; and a tubular net-shaped reinforcement member that is disposed between the inner layer and the outer layer such that at least a part thereof is movable with respect to the balloon. The reinforcement member has a first sleeve, and second sleeves which respectively surround both end portions of the first sleeve in an axial direction. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/01/17 / #20170153439

Connection device and imaging apparatus provided with connection device

A connection device is disclosed in which information transmission cables can be reliably connected to each other while jamming is prevented from occurring in the connection device, and an imaging apparatus provided with the connection device. The connection device can include an adapter fixing member internally having a guide member. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/01/17 / #20170152066

Method for manufacturing packaged medical device

A method for manufacturing a packaged medical device includes sealing a packaging bag so that the packaging bag includes a first sub-chamber and a second sub-chamber separated from the first sub-chamber, with the first sub-chamber prevented from communicating with the second sub-chamber. The first sub-chamber contains a medical device and a deoxygenating agent. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/01/17 / #20170151417

Catheter

A catheter includes: a catheter shaft; and a hub on a proximal side of the catheter shaft. The catheter shaft includes a shaft inner surface inclined portion at a proximal portion, the diameter of which increases proximally such that the shaft inner surface inclined portion forms an angle with the catheter central axis. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/01/17 / #20170151415

Catheter

A catheter including a balloon. The balloon has an elastic inner layer and an elastic outer layer. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/01/17 / #20170151405

Tracheal tube

Disclosed herein is a tracheal tube including a tube main body and a cuff that is mounted to the tube main body and has a barrel portion capable of being deflated and inflated. A covering region that covers a tracheal inner wall of a trachea in a state in which the barrel portion is inflated in the trachea has a contact part that gets contact with the tracheal inner wall and a wrinkle part that does not get contact with the tracheal inner wall, and the wrinkle part includes a first wrinkle and a second wrinkle that extends in a direction intersecting a predetermined part of the first wrinkle and has a termination part that does not intersect the predetermined part and terminates at such a position as to sandwich the contact part with the predetermined part.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

06/01/17 / #20170150900

Optical imaging apparatus for diagnosis and image processing method

An optical imaging apparatus for diagnosis generates a closed curve which precisely reproduces the shape of the indwelled stent and the shape of the inner wall of the biological tissue at the indwelling position of the stent. The optical imaging apparatus analyzes intensity change in transmission direction of the light from the transmission and reception unit for every one of the respective line data; based on the result of the analysis detects pixel data expressing the stent position in the transmission direction; labels each pixel data expressing the detected stent position; eliminates, within the respective labeling groups applied with the same labels, labeling groups in each of which the number of pixel data in the circumferential direction is a predetermined value or less; calculates center position for each labeling group not eliminated; and generates a stent closed-curve using the center position of each labeling group.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/18/17 / #20170136208

Method for manufacturing medical long body

A method of manufacturing a medical elongated body including an inner layer, an outer layer covering the outside of the inner layer, and a reinforcement body provided between the inner layer and the outer layer. The method includes an inner layer forming step of forming the inner layer, a reinforcement body forming step of forming the reinforcement body on an outer peripheral surface of the inner layer after the inner layer forming step, a cooling step of cooling at least a predetermined spot of the inner layer after the reinforcement body forming step, and an annealing step of annealing the reinforcement body which overlaps the predetermined spot of the inner layer cooled by the cooling step.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/18/17 / #20170135720

Medical needle manufacturing method, medical needle manufacturing apparatus, and medical needle

A medical needle manufacturing method, a medical needle manufacturing apparatus, and a medical needle are disclosed capable of suppressing the generation of a level difference and burrs/flashes in a boundary section between a needle hub and a needle body in an inner peripheral portion of the needle hub. The manufacturing method of a medical needle includes a large-diameter-portion molding step of molding, by a core pin, a large-diameter portion in a proximal portion of a needle body; a core-pin backward-movement step of moving backward the core pin by a predetermined distance relatively to the needle body; and an injection molding step of molding a needle hub by injecting a resin into an injection molding mold.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/11/17 / #20170128643

Blood bag system and blood treatment method

. . A blood bag system includes: a first bag in which blood containing multiple components is stored; a second bag in which a relative medium-density component is stored; a third bag in which a relative low-density component is stored; a first tube through which the relative low-density component and the relative medium-density component are transported from the first bag to the second bag; and a second tube through which the relative low-density component is transported from the first bag to the third bag. A blood treatment method involves: centrifuging blood containing multiple components in a first bag, transporting a low-density component from the first bag to a third bag through a first tube and transporting a relative medium-density component from the first bag to the second bag through the first tube.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/11/17 / #20170128621

Hollow fiber membrane bundle, artificial lung, and method of manufacturing hollow fiber membrane

A hollow fiber membrane bundle configured to be used in an artificial lung and comprised of integrated hollow fiber membranes 31 has hollow portions through which a fluid passes. The hollow fiber membrane bundle is shaped as a cylinder body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/11/17 / #20170128056

Vein dissecting device and method

A vein harvesting device for harvesting a vein in a body comprises a tubular member possessing a distal end portion and a proximal end portion, and a capping member at the distal end portion of the tubular member. The capping member possesses a distal end portion and a proximal end portion, and the distal end portion of the capping member possesses a window member and a dissecting member. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/04/17 / #20170122337

Centrifugal pump

A centrifugal pump for pumping blood in a circulatory support system has an inlet port configured to prevent or reduce formation of a thrombus in the blood. The centrifugal pump includes a housing with a main body, inlet and outlet ports, an impeller, and a support mechanism for the impeller. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/04/17 / #20170120018

Guidewire

A guidewire is disclosed, which includes a core member that is an elongated member having flexibility, and a coil member that is disposed so as to cover a distal portion of the core member and that is formed by helically winding a strand, the coil member being fixed to the core member in a distal portion of the guidewire. The core member includes a body portion in a proximal portion thereof and a flat portion in the distal portion thereof. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

05/04/17 / #20170119469

Treatment device and living body lumen treatment method

A treatment device is disclosed for treatment of a living body lumen. The treatment device can include an optical fiber having an emitting part that emits laser light from a side circumferential surface. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/27/17 / #20170113031

Medical connector coupling assisting tool and medical connector set

A medical connector coupling assisting tool for use with a lock connector part interconnecting at least two medical connectors, each of which includes a construction part, includes: at least two insertion parts configured to be inserted into respective portions defined by the constriction parts such that the insertion parts are thereby detachably mounted on the constriction parts; and a coupling part formed integrally with the at least two insertion parts and coupling the insertion parts together.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/20/17 / #20170106172

Guide wire

A guide wire is disclosed, which includes a core portion formed of an elongated object having flexibility, in which the core portion includes a main body portion formed on a proximal side, a flat plate portion formed on a distal side, and a transition portion which connects the main body portion and the flat plate portion, and in which at least one groove portion extending in a direction different from a length direction is formed on a slope of the transition portion in the length direction. In addition, the guide wire includes a coil portion disposed so as to cover the distal side of the core portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/13/17 / #20170102336

Component measurement apparatus and measurement chip

A blood glucose meter (component measurement apparatus) includes a measurement chip, and an apparatus main body including an insertion hole. The measurement chip includes a pair of plate pieces, a spacer arranged between the pair of plate pieces, and a cavity that can retain blood. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/13/17 / #20170100152

Vein dissecting device and method

A vein harvesting device for harvesting a vein in a body comprises: an elongated hollow member possessing a distal end portion and a proximal end portion; and a dissecting member at the distal end portion of the elongated hollow member and configured to dissect tissue in the body surrounding the vein during harvesting of the vein, with the dissecting member possessing a proximal end portion communicating with the elongated hollow member, and the dissecting member also possessing a distal end portion. The distal end portion of the dissecting member is an upturned distal end portion that is upturned toward a distal-most end of the distal end portion, and the upturned distal end portion of the dissecting member contacting tissue surrounding the vein during the harvesting of the vein.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/13/17 / #20170100109

Vein dissecting device and method

A vein harvesting device for harvesting a vein in a living body comprises a tubular member possessing a lumen, a dissecting member positioned in the lumen of the tubular member to dissect tissue surrounding the vein, a protrusion at the distal end portion of the dissecting member, and a heating member located at the distal end portion of the dissecting member and being separate from the protrusion. The tubular member is rotatable relative to at least one of the dissecting member and the heating member.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/13/17 / #20170100108

Vein dissecting device and method

A vein harvesting device for harvesting a vein in a living body includes an elongated hollow member possessing a distal end portion and a proximal end portion, and a dissecting member at the distal end portion of the elongated hollow member and configured to dissect tissue in the body surrounding the vein during harvesting of the vein, wherein the dissecting member possessing a proximal end portion communicating with the elongated hollow member. The dissecting member possesses two side portions, with each of the side portions possessing a first end at an end of the side portion farther from the hollow member and a second end at an end of the side portion closer to the hollow member. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/13/17 / #20170100107

Vein dissecting device and method

A vein harvesting device for harvesting a vein in a body includes a tubular member, an elongated dissecting member positioned inside the tubular member to dissect a tissue so that the tubular member axially overlaps the elongated dissecting member, wherein the tubular member is rotatable relative to the dissecting member, and an elongated cutting member positioned on the elongated dissecting member to cut a vessel and rotatable relative to the elongated dissecting member.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

04/13/17 / #20170100106

Vein dissecting device and method

A vein harvesting assembly for harvesting a vein in a body comprises: a dissecting member, with the dissecting member being insertable into the body and moved along a vein to dissect tissue surrounding the vein. A covering member possesses a proximal end portion and a distal end portion, with the covering member possessing a covered space extending from the proximal end portion to the distal end portion, and the covering member being mountable on and movable along the dissecting member when the dissecting member is positioned in a living body. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170087298

Infusion set and connector

An infusion set includes a first infusion line set that forms a first infusion line with an injection port; and a connector including a male connector end that is insertable into the injection port, a female connector end to which a second infusion line can be connected, a flow channel, and a partition. The injection port and the connector are configured such that, when the male connector end of the connector is inserted into the injection port, the flow channel of the connector is divided by the partition into an in-flow channel configured to let in a liquid from the injection port in the first infusion line and an out-flow channel configured to let out the liquid that has entered the in-flow channel to the injection port.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170087255

In-vivo intravascular blood replacing liquid, in-vivo intravascular blood replacing liquid formulation, and prefilled syringe

The present invention provides an in-vivo intravascular blood replacing liquid which eliminates the need for the use of a contrast agent, is subjected to a low injection resistance, and has blood immunity to a sufficient degree and continuity to some extent. An in-vivo intravascular blood replacing liquid of the present invention is injected into a blood vessel to replace blood at an in-vivo intravascular portion to be inspected therewith in making an in-vivo intravascular inspection. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/30/17 / #20170086855

Hemostatic instrument

A pressure adjustment unit of a hemostatic instrument includes a main container portion connected to a side of a balloon and an auxiliary balloon serving as an expansion member. The main container portion has, for example, air passing holes for permitting a portion of a fluid (air) to be expelled. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/23/17 / #20170081450

Polymer particles

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

03/23/17 / #20170080195

Expansion device

An expansion device is disclosed, which includes an outer tube in which a plurality of wire portions extending along an axial direction are disposed so as to be arranged in a circumferential direction in the vicinity of a distal portion, and an inner tube that is inserted into the outer tube and is interlocked with the distal portion of the outer tube. The wire portion has an expansion portion which expands radially outward when the outer tube is compressed in the axial direction, a distal side fragile portion which is formed on the distal side of the expansion portion and has flexural rigidity lower than that of the expansion portion, and a proximal side fragile portion which is formed on the proximal side of the expansion portion and having flexural rigidity lower than that of the expansion portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/23/17 / #20170079816

Stent

A stent has mechanical properties changing in a multistage manner and capable of effectively exhibiting functions thereof in response to a period after indwelling. A stent includes linear struts forming an outer circumference of a cylindrical shape with gaps formed therein and a plurality of link sections each containing a biodegradable material and connecting the struts to each other in each of the gaps, includes at least two link sections having different decomposition periods under identical conditions.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/23/17 / #20170079814

Stent system and method for manufacturing the same

A stent system includes a catheter having a balloon, and a stent mounted on an outer peripheral portion of the balloon. An outer surface of the balloon and an inner surface of the stent have respective modified surfaces, and adhesiveness between the outer surface and the inner surface is improved by the modified surfaces being in contact with each other. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/23/17 / #20170079617

Diagnostic imaging catheter

A diagnostic imaging catheter is disclosed, which includes a sheath that is inserted into a body-cavity in a living body, an ultrasound transducer that is inserted into the sheath and is able to transmit and receive an ultrasound wave, a housing that accommodates the ultrasound transducer, and a drive shaft that includes the housing at the distal end and is rotatably provided inside the sheath. A first region a1 positioned on the distal side closer than the ultrasound transducer in the housing and a second region a2 positioned on the proximal side closer than the ultrasound transducer in the housing are formed so as to have x-ray contrast properties higher than that of an intermediate region a3 positioned between the first region and the second region.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/23/17 / #20170079616

Diagnostic imaging catheter

A diagnostic imaging catheter is disclosed, which includes a sheath that is inserted into a body-cavity in a living body; an ultrasound transducer that is inserted into the sheath and is able to transmit and receive an ultrasound wave; a connector unit that is provided in a proximal portion of the sheath, an electrode terminal that is disposed inside the connector unit and is electrically connected to an external electrode terminal included in an external apparatus which transmits and receives an electrical signal with respect to the ultrasound transducer; a conductive member that is provided inside the connector unit, is electrically connected to a positive electrode and a negative electrode of the electrode terminal, and causes both the electrodes to be in a short-circuit state; and a switch unit that is configured to be able to cancel the short-circuit state of both the electrodes caused by the conductive member.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/16/17 / #20170072170

Guide wire and method for manufacturing a guide wire

A guide wire includes an elongated core wire possessing a distal portion at which is located a reshaping portion that is configured to be reshaped. The reshaping portion includes a first material portion made of a first material and a second material portion which is made of a second material different than the first material. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/16/17 / #20170071771

Self-expandable stent delivery system

A stent delivery system includes an inner tube having a guide wire lumen formed therein, through which a guide wire is inserted, an outer tube including a lumen, through which the inner tube is inserted, and arranged to be relatively movable with respect to the inner tube, a distal member fixed to a distal end of the inner tube, and a stent arranged between a distal portion of the inner tube and a distal portion of the outer tube and configured to expand and deform after being released from between the inner tube and the outer tube along with movement of the outer tube. With the stent released, the inner tube and the distal member are configured to be removable from the outer tube via the lumen of the outer tube.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/16/17 / #20170071568

Diagnostic imaging catheter

A diagnostic imaging catheter is disclosed which includes a drive shaft, of which a distal portion is provided with a signal transmitting and receiving unit, and which can be rotated; a sheath including a lumen into which the drive shaft is inserted such that the drive shaft can be moved forward and backward; a communicating hole which is provided in a distal portion of the sheath, and through which the inside and the outside of the sheath communicate with each other; and a valve body capable of opening and closing the communicating hole. The valve body is configured to be capable of switching between a closed state in which the communicating hole is covered and blocked with the valve body and an open state which the valve body enters by being moved to the outside of the sheath from the closed state, and in which the communicating hole is open.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/09/17 / #20170065288

Medical device and treatment method

A medical device is disclosed for restricting a flow in a body lumen by being inserted into the body lumen. The medical device including an elongated shaft part; an expansion part which is a tubular body having a plurality of gaps and elastically deformable, with the shaft part being connected to at least one of both side end portions of the tubular body; a cover part which is flexibly deformable independently from the expansion part while surrounding an outer circumference of the expansion part, which is tubular in shape, both end portions of the tubular shape being connected to both end portions of the expansion part; and a sheath in which the expansion part and the cover part both contracted in diameter can be accommodated.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

03/02/17 / #20170056599

Elastic cap and syringe assembly therewith

An elastic cap detachably mountable to a barrel tip portion of a barrel so as to seal a tip of a needle hole includes a cylindrical receiving hole configured to receive at least part of a barrel tip portion and a puncture needle of a barrel. The receiving hole includes a first inner diameter portion having a smaller diameter than an outer diameter of the annular head; a stopper portion provided at an end of the first inner diameter portion; and a second inner diameter portion that is formed from the stopper portion to a bottom wall provided at an end of the second inner diameter portion, the second inner diameter portion having a smaller diameter than the first inner diameter portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/16/17 / #20170043132

Catheter assembly

A catheter assembly includes a hollow catheter; a catheter hub to which the catheter is fixed; an inner needle including a needle tip, the inner needle being detachably disposed inside of the catheter; a needle hub to which the inner needle is fixed; a catheter operation member configured to move the catheter relative to the inner needle; and a support member disposed at the needle hub. The support member includes a support main body portion that is movable between (i) a first position located on a side of the catheter opposite the catheter operation member, at which the catheter is interposed between the support member and the catheter operation member, and the support main body portion contacts and supports the catheter, and (ii) a second position that is a different position from the first position, at which the support main body portion does not contact the catheter.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/16/17 / #20170043071

Suspension jig and method for transporting additive solution

A hanging device (100a) used in an additive solution transfer method includes an upper hanging section (106) and a support mechanism (lower hanging section (108)). The upper hanging section (106) is used to hang a medical fluid bag (54) upside down. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/09/17 / #20170035488

Endoscopic vessel harvester with blunt and active dissection

A vessel dissector for harvesting a target vessel from a donor has a generally cylindrical tip body with a sloping channel formed along a longitudinal side. A channel bottom provides a channel depth that decreases from a distal channel end to a proximal channel end. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/09/17 / #20170035487

Endoscopic vessel harvester with blunt and active dissection

A vessel dissector for harvesting a target vessel has a tubular member carrying a blunt transparent tip with a terminus for blunt dissection of tissue and a base affixed to the tubular member. An active ring set has first and second ring segments mounted to distal ends of respective manipulator bars in the tubular member. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170028172

Catheter assembly

A catheter assembly including a catheter; a catheter hub fixed to a proximal end portion of the catheter; an inner needle disposed inside the catheter; and a housing supporting the inner needle, the housing accommodating the catheter hub when in an initial state in which a distal end of the inner needle is protruding from a distal end of the catheter. The catheter hub is configured to rotate with respect to the inner needle and the housing when accommodated inside the housing.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170028171

Catheter assembly

A catheter assembly includes a hollow catheter; a catheter hub configured to fix and hold the catheter; an inner needle including a needle tip and configured to be removably inserted through an inside of the catheter; a needle hub configured to fix and hold the inner needle; and a catheter operation member capable of moving the catheter relative to the inner needle. The catheter operation member includes a holding portion configured to directly hold the catheter in a detachable manner.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

02/02/17 / #20170027726

Stent delivery system and stent delivery method

A stent delivery system includes a tube body having a proximal portion latch section which comes into contact with a proximal end of a stent to restrict the movement of the stent in a proximal direction, a stent accommodation unit slidable in the proximal end direction of the tube body while covering a distal side of the tube body and the stent that is to be accommodated inside the stent accommodation unit, and a pulling wire for pulling the stent accommodation unit in the proximal end direction. The stent delivery system further includes an extension restraining wire whose one end portion is fixed to the tube body to restrain the tube body from extending in a distal end direction, a first pulling unit that moves the pulling wire in the proximal end direction, and a second pulling unit that moves the extension restraining wire in the proximal end direction.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/26/17 / #20170021142

Positioning method for balloon coating

A positioning method for balloon coating by which the thickness and morphological form of a drug in a coating formed on a balloon can be suitably set. This method is a positioning method for balloon coating for forming a coating layer containing a water-insoluble drug on an outer surface of a balloon of a balloon catheter. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/26/17 / #20170021042

Flow-through pathogen reduction

Embodiments are described for reducing pathogens in a fluid. The embodiments may include systems, apparatuses, and methods. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/26/17 / #20170020502

Surgical fixing tool

A surgical fixing tool for vascular anastomosis inhibits an operation site on a surface of a living body such as a heart from moving along a height direction of the surface of the living body. The fixing tool has a position adjusting unit disposed in a support unit 10 that adjusts a relative position between the support unit and the fixed living body local site. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170014860

Balloon coating method

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

01/19/17 / #20170014618

Medical connector

A medical connector includes a housing including a male connector connection section, and a medical instrument connection section; and a valve element including a head section that closes the male connector connection section, and a body section that connects to the head section. The body section of the valve element is arranged in a receiving recess section formed in the housing. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170014614

Connector and infusion set

A connector includes an elastic valve body that includes a top face on which a slit is formed and a bottom face opposite the top face; and a holding section that is in contact with the top face and the bottom face of the elastic valve body and holds the elastic valve body. The holding section surrounds the slit, and the elastic valve body includes a peripheral section that is positioned outward of a portion of the elastic valve body that is held by the holding section when the elastic valve body is viewed from the top face side. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170014603

Positioning method for balloon coating

A positioning method for balloon coating by which the thickness, morphological form and the like of a drug in a coating formed on a balloon can be suitably set. This method is a positioning method for balloon coating for forming a coating layer containing a water-insoluble drug on an outer surface of a balloon of a balloon catheter. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170014601

Balloon coating method, coat layer control method and balloon coating device

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

01/19/17 / #20170014580

Injection molding die

An injection molding die for molding a needle-equipped syringe includes a male die including a core pin, and a through hole, a female die including a female die opening part, a concave part, and an injection needle holding hole; a support rod that is insertable from a pin proximal end into the through hole, wherein the support rod is configured to contact and support a needle proximal end of an injection needle inserted from a pin distal end, and to push the needle proximal end to a vicinity of the pin distal end; and a resin injection gate configured to allow resin to be injected to a cavity formed by the concave part and the core pin inserted from the female die opening part.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170014576

Gasket for use in syringe and syringe having gasket

A gasket for use in a syringe has a core part and a coating layer formed on the core part at least a portion thereof which contacts the syringe. In a portion where the coating layer is formed, an outer surface of the core part is not exposed, and an outer surface layer of the core part is formed of the coating layer. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170014574

Prefilled syringe

A prefilled syringe includes a syringe barrel including: a liquid drug discharge portion on a distal end of the barrel, and an opening on a proximal end of the barrel; a cap; a gasket located in the syringe barrel; a plunger including: a shaft portion inserted in the syringe barrel from the opening, and a pressing portion located on a proximal end of the shaft portion and configured to be manually pushed by a user, the plunger being movable toward a distal direction by pushing the pressing portion to slide the gasket toward the liquid drug discharge portion; a liquid drug; an upraised portion located on an inner wall of the syringe barrel between the gasket and the opening; and a clicker.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170014573

Syringe

A syringe includes a syringe barrel including: a liquid drug discharge portion on a distal end of the barrel, an opening on a proximal end of the barrel, and a body portion for storing a liquid drug; a gasket located in the syringe barrel; and a plunger including: a shaft inserted in the syringe barrel from the opening, and a pressing portion located on a proximal end of the shaft, the pressing portion being pushable by a thumb to slide the gasket toward the liquid drug discharge portion. The syringe barrel further includes a brim-shaped finger hooking portion, and a sleeve-shaped gripping portion.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170014535

In-vivo intravascular blood replacing liquid, in-vivo intravascular blood replacing liquid formulation, and prefilled syringe

An in-vivo intravascular blood replacing liquid of the present invention is injected into a blood vessel to replace blood at an intravascular portion to be inspected therewith in making an in-vivo intravascular inspection. The blood replacing liquid comprises an aqueous medium unharmful for a living body and a gelling property imparting substance, unharmful for the living body, which is added to the aqueous medium to impart a gelling property to the blood replacing liquid. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170014431

Rocuronium bromide injection solution-filled prefilled syringe

A rocuronium bromide injection solution-prefilled syringe of the present invention includes a syringe comprising an outer cylinder made of synthetic resin, a gasket which is accommodated inside the outer cylinder and liquid-tightly slidable inside the outer cylinder, and a seal member for sealing a distal end opening of the outer cylinder; and a rocuronium bromide injection solution filled inside the syringe. The gasket is formed by vulcanized chlorinated butyl rubber added calcined clay, and said calcined clay is only added as an inorganic filler classified as an inorganic reinforcing agent and an inorganic filling agent.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170014218

Puncture apparatus

A vaginal insertion portion is disclosed, the vaginal insertion portion including a base portion, a proximal holding portion located on a proximal side of the base portion, and a suction portion located on distal side of the proximal holding portion.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170014154

Puncture apparatus

A puncture apparatus is disclosed, which can include an insertion portion that is insertable into a living body, the insertion portion including an urethral insertion portion and a vaginal insertion portion, the urethral insertion portion and the vaginal insertion portion each having at least two sensors; a puncture needle that punctures living body tissues near the insertion portion in a state in which the insertion portion is inserted into the living body, the puncture needle having at least one sensor on a distal portion of the puncture needle; and a monitor configured to receive information relating to a positional relationship between a distal portion of the puncture needle and the insertion portion.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/19/17 / #20170014100

Control device, operation method thereof and diagnosis system

A method for assisting in a diagnosis using images obtained by a plurality of signal transceivers includes causing a drive for driving a probe inserted in a blood vessel to execute a first driving to perform measurement using a first signal transceiver on the probe and a second driving to perform measurement using a second signal transceiver on the probe, acquiring a signal measured using the first signal transceiver on the probe during the first driving, information indicating a position of the first signal transceiver when the signal is obtained, a signal measured using the second signal transceiver on the probe during the second driving, and information indicating a position of the second signal transceiver when the signal is obtained, and causing a display to simultaneously display a first vascular image at a first intravascular position obtained using the first signal transceiver and a second vascular image at the first intravascular position obtained using the second signal transceiver.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170011658

Technique simulator

A technique simulator for training a user to introduce a medical device into a radial artery of a human body. The technique simulator includes an arm model possessing an appearance that imitates portions of a human arm including at least a wrist and a simulated human subcutaneous region arranged in a storage groove formed in the wrist of the arm model. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170010273

Component measuring device

A component measuring device includes a calibration member that is slidably disposed in an insertion hole of a chip attachment unit and a biasing member that biases the calibration member toward an insertion port. The calibration member is held by the biasing member at a position where the calibration member blocks the introduction port and a lead-out port and where light from a light emitter is applied to the calibration member when a measuring chip is not inserted in the insertion hole, and slides to a side opposite to the insertion port along with insertion of the measuring chip into the insertion hole so that light from the light emitter is applied to the measuring chip.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170009920

Fluid coupling devices

Fluid coupling devices for connecting to and disconnecting from a male barbed fitting to provide a continuous flow path or a flow termination point, include a frame and an elastomeric sealing material disposed about and at least partially encapsulating the frame. The frame can have a first end including a connecting element. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170008686

Packaged medicine-filled container

A packaged medicine-filled container has a resin-made medicine-filled container in which a medicine is housed, a sealed packaging body in which the medicine-filled container is housed, and an oxygen scavenger housed inside the packaging body. The packaging body is hardly oxygen-permeable. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170007819

Connector and infusion set

A connector includes a housing including: an insertion section into which a male connector is insertable from an outside of the housing, and a flow path communicating with the insertion section; and an elastic valve body having a slit and configured to block the insertion section. An inner wall of the housing defining the flow path is integrally formed with a liquid barrier face. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170007805

Balloon catheter and method for manufacturing balloon

A balloon catheter includes a flexible elongated shaft and a balloon fixed to the distal portion of the shaft. The balloon expands and contracts. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170007758

Method for controlling a blood component separation device including temporarily storing a component in a container

The object of the invention is to provide a blood separation device that can reduce the total time for drawing blood to obtain high-concentration platelet liquid, thereby reducing the binding time of the blood donor. The device includes a temporary storage bag (y2) (also serves as a buffy coat bag) which is a whole blood bag for storing whole blood drawn from a blood donor. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170007755

Integrated medical pump and oxygenator

Extracorporeal circuit devices that can be used for on-pump open-heart surgery to support surgical procedures such as coronary artery bypass grafting are described. In some embodiments, an oxygenator can include an integral pump. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170007304

Bone plate and bone plate system

A bone plate is provided with: a strip-shaped main-body portion that is secured, along a longitudinal direction of a tibia, to an oblique anterior inner surface of the tibia below a cut formed in an inner surface of the tibia; a transverse portion that is secured to an inner surface of the tibia above the cut along a direction that intersects the longitudinal direction of the tibia; and a joining portion that joins the main-body portion and the transverse portion, wherein the transverse portion and the main-body portion are provided with a plurality of screw holes that are arrayed with spaces between each other and that pass therethrough in plate-thickness directions.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170007163

Fluorescence sensor

A light guide unit of a fluorescence sensor is disclosed, which includes at least an optical-waveguide film in which one or more optical waveguides are formed. Each of these films includes a plurality of optical channels that output excitation light (e) or input fluorescence (f). ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/12/17 / #20170006857

Method and system for recovery of living cells from cryopreserved cells

A method is disclosed for recovering living cells highly efficiently from cryopreserved cells by thawing and a system designed for such a method. The method for recovering living cells from cryopreserved cells includes thawing cryopreserved cells and diluting the thawed cell suspension with a diluent, wherein the dilution is performed in such a way that the maximum load of osmotic pressure at the time of dilution is equal to or less than 250 mosm/second.. ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha

01/05/17 / #20170000982

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

01/05/17 / #20170000596

Puncture member

A puncture member is disclosed, which includes a needle body which punctures a living body; a shaft portion which is located on a proximal side of the needle body and has a first shaft portion to be inserted into the living body together with the needle body; and an interlock portion which is provided at a distal portion of the first shaft portion and interlocks the first shaft portion and the needle body in a freely detachable manner.. . ... Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha








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