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Number: 604/523
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 > Material introduced or removed through conduit, holder, or implantable reservoir inserted in body > Body inserted tubular conduit structure (e.g., needles, cannulas, nozzles, trocars, catheters, etc.) > Flexible catheter or means (e.g., coupling) used therewith
Description: Subject matter relating to a pliant conduit to be inserted within a body passage, vessel, or cavity to feed a body treating material, position a medical device, or remove some of the material.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
604/533 Coupling or connector structure 793
604/284 Having branched shapes (e.g., t or y drains, etc.) 277
604/528 With means to advance or steer catheter, excluding remotely controlled devices 657
604/524 With reinforcing structure 403
604/530 With shape retaining memory 165

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8702679 Catheter systems and methods for crossing vascular occlusions Apr. 22, 2014
8691286 Sputum dissolving suctioning solution for endotracheal and tracheostomy tubes Apr. 8, 2014
8690858 Devices, systems, and methods for reshaping a heart valve annulus, including the use of magnetic tools Apr. 8, 2014
8684999 Catheter shaft and method of manufacture Apr. 1, 2014
8684967 Kink resistant cannula having buckle resistant apertures Apr. 1, 2014
8679057 Recovery catheter assembly Mar. 25, 2014
8673441 Antimicrobial plastics product and process for production thereof Mar. 18, 2014
8672837 Methods and devices for controlling a shapeable medical device Mar. 18, 2014
8663196 Endovascular sheath with gradable stiffness device and method Mar. 4, 2014
8663195 Rotational atherectomy device with fluid inflatable support elements and distal protection capability Mar. 4, 2014
8657805 Complex shape steerable tissue visualization and manipulation catheter Feb. 25, 2014
8657800 Suction device having a rotary switch Feb. 25, 2014
8647325 Connection device for medical use Feb. 11, 2014
8641697 Steerable catheter Feb. 4, 2014
8641677 Low-profile intravenous catheter device Feb. 4, 2014
8636715 High torque, low profile catheters and methods for transluminal interventions Jan. 28, 2014
8636714 Microcatheter with sleeved guidewire port Jan. 28, 2014
8632522 Catheter with directed flow design Jan. 21, 2014
8628514 Multi-dose medical fluid injection system having patient-specific tubing set with use indicator Jan. 14, 2014
8628513 Cell reservoirs created by polymer plugs Jan. 14, 2014
8622994 Composite flexible tube for medical applications Jan. 7, 2014
8613702 Device, apparatus and method for obtaining physiological signals by way of a feeding tube Dec. 24, 2013
8608725 Eluting coils and methods of deploying and retrieving Dec. 17, 2013
8608690 Melt-bonded joint for joining sheaths used in medical devices, and methods of forming the melt-bonded joint Dec. 17, 2013
8603070 Catheters with high-purity fluoropolymer additives Dec. 10, 2013
8603069 Steering mechanism for bi-directional catheter Dec. 10, 2013
8603067 High flow catheters Dec. 10, 2013
8603066 Catheter and introducer catheter having torque transfer layer and method of manufacture Dec. 10, 2013
8603065 Catheter system Dec. 10, 2013
8597454 Catheter tip assembly Dec. 3, 2013
8597276 Implant delivery system with interlocked RX port orientation Dec. 3, 2013
8591563 Catheter with splittable wall shaft and peel tool Nov. 26, 2013
8591450 Dialysis catheter Nov. 26, 2013
8585950 Multilumen catheters and method of manufacturing Nov. 19, 2013
8585679 Even-flow multi-stage cannula Nov. 19, 2013
8583260 Long travel steerable catheter actuator Nov. 12, 2013
8579882 Cannula system Nov. 12, 2013
8579881 Single operator exchange biliary catheter Nov. 12, 2013
8574493 Sterilization methods and apparatus Nov. 5, 2013
8574221 Tubular medical device Nov. 5, 2013
8574218 Catheter, fluid conveying method, and percutaneous procedure Nov. 5, 2013
8562555 Fluid exchange system for controlled and localized irrigation and aspiration Oct. 22, 2013
8551074 Connector system having a compressible sealing element and a flared fluid path element Oct. 8, 2013
8545434 Catheter port configuration Oct. 1, 2013
8540663 High flow rate dialysis catheters and related methods Sep. 24, 2013
8529523 Pressure actuated valve with improved biasing member Sep. 10, 2013
8523840 Connector system for a proximally trimmable catheter Sep. 3, 2013
8523808 Medical device control handle with independent self holding puller wire actuators Sep. 3, 2013
8519300 Method of laser welding a hub to a catheter shaft Aug. 27, 2013
8518014 Surgical suction instrument Aug. 27, 2013

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