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MEANS FOR INTRODUCING OR REMOVING MATERIAL FROM BODY FOR THERAPEUTIC PURPOSES (E.G., MEDICATING, IRRIGATING, ASPIRATING, ETC.)

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Class / Patent application numberDescriptionNumber of patent applications / Date published
604048000 Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin 8486
604020000 Infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, X-ray or electrical energy applied to body (e.g., iontophoresis, etc.) 713
604289000 Treating material applied to or removed from external surface of body, or cutaneous layer of skin (e.g., eye treatment, removal of skin impurities, etc.) 595
604027000 Material introduced into and removed from body through passage in body inserted means 416
604022000 With means for cutting, scarifying, or vibrating (e.g., ultrasonic, etc.) tissue 353
604023000 Gas application 245
604046000 Treating material introduced into body by contact with wound formed therein by solid scarifier, cutter, or the like (e.g., scratching skin with vaccine coated needle, etc.) 12
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20090156980DEVICE AND METHODS FOR TREATING PARANASAL SINUS CONDITIONS - Described here are paranasal sinus devices for treating paranasal sinus conditions. The devices include a cavity member, ostial member, and nasal portion. One or more of the cavity member, ostial member, and nasal portion may deliver an active agent for sustained release to treat the paranasal sinus condition. Exemplary paranasal sinus conditions are sinus inflammation due to functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) and rhinosinusitis.06-18-2009
20090326433IMPLANTABLE DEVICE FOR THE TREATMENT OF OBESITY - A method for placing an implant within a hollow body organ by providing a member with distal and proximal ends. The member has at least one tensioning tether with a first end attached to at least one of the distal and proximal end and a second ends attached to the member between the distal and proximal ends. The step includes moving the member towards the deployed shape by applying tension to the tether.12-31-2009
20080281251Medical Devices - A medical device may be constructed using one or more components. At least some of the medical device's components may be treated with a softening agent and/or a texturizing agent. For example, the medical device may include an expandable member that may be sized and configured to be expanded within a blood vessel, and the expandable member may be treated with a softening agent and/or a texturizing agent. Also, for example, the medical device may include a catheter, and the catheter may be treated with a softening agent and/or a texturizing agent. One exemplary softening and/or texturizing agent is a sulfuric acid solution, but other softening and/or texturizing agents may be used.11-13-2008
20080228129Fluid dispensing apparatus - A compact fluid dispenser for use in controllably dispensing fluid medicaments, such as antibiotics, blood clotting agents, analgesics, and like medicinal agents from collapsible containers at a uniform rate. The dispenser includes a novel stored energy source that is provided in the form of a compressible-expandable member that functions to continuously and uniformly expel fluid from the apparatus reservoir. The apparatus further includes a novel fluid flow control assembly that precisely controls the flow of the medicament solutions from the apparatus reservoir to the patient.09-18-2008
20080269663High flow rate infusion unit and heat exchanger - A high flow rate infusion unit includes a heating unit with opposing, electrically-operated heating plates that contact a heat exchanger to heat infusate flowing therethrough. Pressure infusers on the infusion unit are operable to provide infusate at a high flow rate. A flat, elongate heat exchanger has a laminar fluid flow path receivable between the heating plates to which heat is conducted by contact with the heating plates. A bubble trap and a valve are disposed within the heat exchanger. The bubble trap collects bubbles and vents air from infusate exiting the fluid flow path, and the valve shuts off the flow of infusate if the volume of air in the bubble trap exceeds a predefined limit.10-30-2008
20090247931Device for self-care support - The invention relates to an indication device for assisting a patient to follow a self-care regimen. The device comprises a first display area comprising at least two of a first indicator representative of a first type of activity, and a second display area comprising at least two of a second indicator representative of a second type of activity. Each indicator has a first visual state and a second visual state and input means is provided allowing each indicator to be selected and to be switched from the first to the second visual state. The device further comprises controller means for controlling the display areas and the user input means.10-01-2009
20080262409HIGH FLOW RATE DISPOSABLE CASSETTE HEAT EXCHANGER - A system and method for manufacturing a heat exchanger is disclosed. In some embodiments, the heat exchanger comprises a casing with a serpentine pathway, a membrane enclosed by the casing, an inlet tube or value for fluid to enter the heat exchanger, and an outlet tube or value for fluid to exit the heat exchanger. In other embodiments, the method comprises attaching a plurality of tubes or valves to a flexible container, creating an asymmetric passage in a rigid shell, enclosing the flexible container within the shell, and sealing the shell.10-23-2008
20080262408Multi-Constituent Packaging with Applicator - A packaging for at least two constituents has a tubular or bag-shaped packaging element (10-23-2008
20090270786Methods and systems for presenting a combination treatment - Methods, computer program products, and systems are described that include accepting an indication of a schedule for administration of a bioactive agent to an individual and presenting an indication of an artificial sensory experience at least partly based on the accepting an indication of the schedule for administration of the bioactive agent to the individual.10-29-2009
20090112149Variable rate fluid dispenser - A compact, low-profile fluid dispensing device for use in controllably dispensing fluid medicaments, such as, antibiotics, analgesics and like medicinal agents from the novel bellows-type device reservoir. The dispensing device includes a novel actuating mechanism controllably delivering to the patient the medicament contained within the device reservoir.04-30-2009
20110028885METHOD OF PROVIDING CARE TO A PATIENT - The present invention is directed to a system and method for providing care to a patient, comprising a patient care device having a number of configuration databases stored in a memory in the device. Each configuration database preferably includes protocols, operating limits, rule sets and/or operating features that collectively define an operating environment, or personality, of the device. Selection of a specific configuration database preferably is based at least in part upon patient-specific information obtained from any location in a distributed hospital network. Examples of such patient-specific information include patient age or size, patient medical characteristics, a location of the patient or a location of the care device. In a preferred embodiment, programming a patient care device to deliver a drug to a patient entails activating a configuration database and scanning a machine-readable drug label identifying a particular protocol stored in the activated database. The selected protocol includes default parameters for delivering the drug, and the label optionally includes instructions for deviating from the default protocol.02-03-2011
20080262410THROMBECTOMY APPARATUS AND METHOD - A thrombectomy system may include an elongate shaft that defines a high pressure lumen and a low pressure lumen. The high pressure lumen may terminate near an end of the low pressure lumen. An expandable capture basket may be disposed near the end of the low pressure lumen. A thrombectomy apparatus may include an elongate shaft, an evacuation lumen extending within the elongate shaft and a high pressure lumen extending within the elongate shaft. A capture apparatus may be disposed within a wire lumen that extends within the elongate shaft such that the capture apparatus extends distally from the wire lumen.10-23-2008
20120101425WIRELESS COMMUNICATION SYSTEM - A wireless communication system includes a first device having a communications control circuit configured to initiate transmission of a wireless communication signal, and a second device including a communication interface circuit and a number of other circuits. The communication interface circuit may be responsive to the wireless communication signal to provide information carried by the wireless communication signal to at least one of the other circuits. Alternatively or additionally, the communication interface circuit may be responsive to the wireless communication signal to receive information specified by the wireless communication signal from at least one of the other circuits and to transmit another wireless communication signal carrying the retrieved information back to the first device. In either case, the communication interface circuit is unresponsive to control thereof by any of the number of other circuits. The communications control circuit controls all wireless communication between the first and second devices.04-26-2012
20080249459Fluid Dispensing Device - A fluid dispensing device for dispensing a fluid product having a dispensing member mounted for movement along an axis X-X from a first position to a second position which causes a dose of a fluid product to be dispensed, and a finger-operable actuator member movable in an actuating direction generally transverse to the axis to cause at least one cam surface thereof to cam the dispensing member from the first position to the second position. The at least one cam surface has a commitment section, oriented at a first angle to the axis selected such that a minimum actuating force is required to be applied to the actuator member to cause the at least one cam follower surface to ride over the commitment section onto the drive section. The commitment section of the cam surface is arcuate.10-09-2008
20080234625Fuse Assembly For Single Use Medical Device - A disposable injection device includes a dispensing chamber, a plunger, a fuse in series with a light, and a housing. The dispensing chamber has an inner surface and an outer surface. The inner surface defines a cavity for receiving a quantity of a substance. The plunger is engaged with the inner surface of the dispensing chamber, is capable of sliding in the cavity of the dispensing chamber, and is fluidly sealed to the inner surface of the dispensing chamber. The housing at least partially encloses the dispensing chamber and the plunger. After the substance has been delivered from the dispensing chamber, the fuse is blown causing the light to go out and disabling the device.09-25-2008
20080221503Method of treating diseases - A method of treating diseases includes of acting on an organ which has an unhealthy inclusion, and using for the acting on the organ which has an unhealthy inclusion a pressure which deviates from a normal pressure for the inclusion.09-11-2008
20110313342Method of Treating Open Wounds and Bed Sores - A method for treating human pressure ulcers of bedridden patients utilizing flour. The flour is first heated over heat for a sufficient amount of time to undergo a chemical change causing the granule molecules to burst and become gelantize. Flour is a known starch and insoluble in its natural form. The browning of the flour causes a chemical reaction that allows the brown substance to more effectively absorb the moisture in the body. In this method, the brown substance is applied to the infected area each day for a sufficient amount of time until the wound heals.12-22-2011
20110319807Rejuvenation or preservation of germ cells - Certain embodiments disclosed herein include, but are not limited to, at least one of compositions, methods, devices, systems, kits, or products regarding rejuvenation or preservation of germ cells or gametes. Certain embodiments disclosed herein include, but are not limited to, methods of modifying germ cells or gametes, or methods of administering modified germ cells or gametes to at least one biological tissue.12-29-2011

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