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Number: 604/48
Name: Surgery > Means for introducing or removing material from body for therapeutic purposes (e.g., medicating, irrigating, aspirating, etc.) > Treating material introduced into or removed from body orifice, or inserted or removed subcutaneously other than by diffusing through skin
Description: Subject matter wherein a body treating material is placed into or removed from a body opening, or is placed under the external membraneous tissue covering the body or removed therefrom other than by being applied to the skin and permeating therethrough.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
604/500 Method 1,038
604/57 Means for placing solid treating material in body 238
604/65 Material flow varying means controlled by condition responsive sensor 794
604/68 Needleless hypodermic injector 286
604/73 Means forceably introducing or removing material from body orifice or wound 167
604/77 Structure of means contacting portion of head (e.g., tongue, etc.) during placement of treating material in mouth or throat 140
604/80 Gravity feed to body from plural material reservoirs 127
604/82 Means for intermixing liquid with solid or different liquid 512
604/93.01 Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body 708

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8691245 Composition for forming a temporary obstruction and method of forming the same Apr. 8, 2014
8679059 Immobilizing objects in the body Mar. 25, 2014
8672879 Devices, systems and related methods suitable for delivery of a liquid medicament stored at cryogenic temperatures Mar. 18, 2014
8673338 Methods of delivering pharmaceutical agents Mar. 18, 2014
8663180 Irrigation system with a pump Mar. 4, 2014
8663657 Nucleic acid constructs Mar. 4, 2014
8652091 Fluid injection device Feb. 18, 2014
8652387 Administering device with a multi-component injection-molded housing Feb. 18, 2014
8652090 Anti-extravasation surgical portal plug Feb. 18, 2014
8648108 Medical compositions for intravesical treatment of bladder cancer Feb. 11, 2014
8641699 Systems and methods for hernia repair Feb. 4, 2014
8636682 Catheter with articulable septum extension Jan. 28, 2014
8617140 System for percutaneously administering reduced pressure treatment using balloon dissection Dec. 31, 2013
8617139 Ocular implant with shape change capabilities Dec. 31, 2013
8608715 System and method to vent gas from a body cavity Dec. 17, 2013
8603634 End-capped poly(ester amide) copolymers Dec. 10, 2013
8603057 Method of controlling the flow of bodily fluid Dec. 10, 2013
8603029 Apparatuses and methods for medication administration Dec. 10, 2013
8591484 Lacrimal punctum measurement and occlusion Nov. 26, 2013
8583260 Long travel steerable catheter actuator Nov. 12, 2013
8545402 Highly reliable ingestible event markers and methods for using the same Oct. 1, 2013
8535260 Devices, systems, and methods for localized drug delivery Sep. 17, 2013
8523797 Automated point-of-care fluid testing device and method of using the same Sep. 3, 2013
8517979 Carriers for hemostatic tract treatment Aug. 27, 2013
8504134 Laterally fenestrated cannula Aug. 6, 2013
8500819 Drug delivery and diagnostic system for orthopedic implants Aug. 6, 2013
8500705 Apparatus for collection and analysis of human body fluids Aug. 6, 2013
8486004 Dressing having integral antimicrobial Jul. 16, 2013
8449510 Lid assembly for a medical waste fluid collection and disposal system May. 28, 2013
8444588 Internal shunt and method for treating glaucoma May. 21, 2013
8419722 Apparatus and method for injection of fibrin sealant in spinal applications Apr. 16, 2013
8414550 System and method to vent gas from a body cavity Apr. 9, 2013
8409602 Sealants for fetal membrane repair Apr. 2, 2013
8398565 Guide block for biopsy or surgical devices Mar. 19, 2013
8398577 Implantable fluid management device for the removal of excess fluid Mar. 19, 2013
8394081 Wound treatment apparatuses and methods for controlled delivery of fluids to a wound Mar. 12, 2013
8394059 Immobilizing objects in the body Mar. 12, 2013
8388570 Controlled tissue cavity distending system with minimal turbulence Mar. 5, 2013
8389023 Chemoablation of tissue using biodegradable, solid salt dosage forms Mar. 5, 2013
8387347 Process for producing and sterilizing a catheter Mar. 5, 2013
8372037 Immobilizing objects in the body Feb. 12, 2013
8372047 Device and method for topically applying medication to the lips Feb. 12, 2013
8342182 Functional assessment and treatment catheters and methods for their use in the lung Jan. 1, 2013
8343122 Device for monitoring a patient for a urinary tract infection Jan. 1, 2013
8337452 Fluid injection device Dec. 25, 2012
8317738 Liquid collection container and extracorporeal circuit Nov. 27, 2012
8292808 Implantable sensor method and system Oct. 23, 2012
8292857 Medical waste fluid collection and disposal system Oct. 23, 2012
8287502 Gastrostomy button accessory mounting platform Oct. 16, 2012
8267918 System and method for percutaneously administering reduced pressure treatment using a flowable manifold Sep. 18, 2012

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