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Number: 604/93.01
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
Description: Subject matter wherein the body treating material is placed in or removed from the body by (a) a tubular conduit having a bore or lumen hole extending therethrough, (b) transfer to or from a retaining means located on an implement placed in the body, or (c) by release or collection from a storage container surgically implanted in the body.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
604/104 Having means expanding body orifice or canal (e.g., dilator, retaining means, etc.) 577
604/110 Having means for preventing reuse of device 1,605
604/111 Having means for indicating device is defective , used, or tampered with 170
604/112 Having means for desensitizing skin 15
604/113 Having means for cooling or heating body, treating or collected material or device 438
604/115 Having means for protruding skin to facilitate piercing it 101
604/116 Having means for locating or identifying point where body is to be pierced (e.g., apertured body fitting template, etc.) 203
604/117 Having structure for controlling depth of insertion of body piercer 307
604/118 Having means for varying, regulating, indicating, or limiting injection pressure or aspirating suction 415
604/122 Having means for eliminating and/or preventing injection of air into body 245
604/128 Having siphon means for removing material from external source or body 33
604/130 Having projectile injector operated upon impact with body 34
604/131 Treating material forced into or out of body by self-acting fluid pressure, motor-driven, or mechanical energy storing means (e.g., pressure infusion or aspiration, etc.) 1,024
604/156 Conduit forced into body by self-acting fluid pressure, motor-driven, or mechanical energy storing means 99
604/158 Body entering conduit axially movable within body piercing conduit while former is disposed in the body 378
604/164.01 Body piercer, obturator rod, or stylet axially movable within body entering conduit while latter is disposed in body 751
604/171 Body entering conduit axially movable within flexible protective sheath facilitating sterile insertion into body duct 344
604/173 Injection or aspiration device having plural body entering conduits 126
604/174 Means for securing conduit to body 873
604/181 Means moved by person to inject or remove fluent material to or from body inserted conduit, holder, or reservoir 335
604/244 Means broken, cut, pierced, or torn to permit material flow to body 178
604/245 Material flow to or from body terminated by self-acting means 82
604/246 Means for controlling material flow to or from body, or metering a predetermined dose or amount 842
604/257 Liquid reservoir with body inserted nozzle or feed conduit connected therewith 141
604/263 Removable cover or protector for body inserted conduit 1,203
604/264 Body inserted tubular conduit structure (e.g., needles, cannulas, nozzles, trocars, catheters, etc.) 2,101
604/285 Treating material insert retained in body orifice 98
604/288.01 Implantable reservoir having access port implanted under skin 156
604/288.04 Implantable reservoir having inlet or outlet 77
604/94.01 Dual nozzles for insertion into paired body orifices (e.g., nasal passages, etc.) 63
604/95.01 Conduit with self-propelled or remote control means 263
604/96.01 Having means inflated in body (e.g., inflatable nozzle, dilator, balloon catheter, occluder, etc.) 1,494

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8702682 Medical devices employing piezoelectric materials for delivery of therapeutic agents Apr. 22, 2014
8679059 Immobilizing objects in the body Mar. 25, 2014
8679060 Infusion pump system 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
8657785 Interventional catheters incorporating aspiration and/or infusion systems Feb. 25, 2014
8652190 Heat exchange catheter apparatus and method for manipulating patient's body temperature Feb. 18, 2014
8647294 Direct stream hydrodynamic catheter system Feb. 11, 2014
8648108 Medical compositions for intravesical treatment of bladder cancer Feb. 11, 2014
8639288 Injector device Jan. 28, 2014
8636696 Transdermal device containing microneedles Jan. 28, 2014
8636682 Catheter with articulable septum extension Jan. 28, 2014
8632494 Reversible cap for pen needle outer cover Jan. 21, 2014
8622988 Variable rate closed loop control and methods Jan. 7, 2014
8622964 Method for drug delivery to animals Jan. 7, 2014
8623046 Treatment for patients after removal of saphenous vascular material Jan. 7, 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
8616213 Earplug insertion device Dec. 31, 2013
8608702 Introducer including shaped distal region Dec. 17, 2013
8597238 Enhanced cross stream mechanical thrombectomy catheter Dec. 3, 2013
8591459 Use of biomarkers and therapeutic agents with surgical devices Nov. 26, 2013
8585658 Drug delivery device for delivery of a medicament Nov. 19, 2013
8585616 Methods and apparatus for determining fallopian tube occlusion Nov. 19, 2013
8585629 Systems for deploying intraocular shunts Nov. 19, 2013
8585632 Single port device having integral filter/vent Nov. 19, 2013
8579924 Implantable devices including a mesh and a pivotable film Nov. 12, 2013
8580112 Dialysis systems and methods Nov. 12, 2013
8568353 Low profile agent delivery perfusion catheter having a funnel shaped membrane Oct. 29, 2013
8562586 Devices and systems for local delivery of inotropic agents to the epicardium Oct. 22, 2013
8562567 Inserter device with horizontal moving part Oct. 22, 2013
8556849 Methods and devices for eluting agents to a vessel Oct. 15, 2013
8556884 Compact catheter assembly Oct. 15, 2013
8540666 Echogenic occlusive balloon and delivery system Sep. 24, 2013
8540663 High flow rate dialysis catheters and related methods Sep. 24, 2013
8540668 Catheter including a compliant balloon Sep. 24, 2013
8535269 Insertion head with a needle protection in its handle Sep. 17, 2013
8529550 Implant delivery catheter system and methods for its use Sep. 10, 2013
8529494 Methods and apparatus for treating glaucoma Sep. 10, 2013
8529492 Drug delivery devices and methods Sep. 10, 2013
8523797 Automated point-of-care fluid testing device and method of using the same Sep. 3, 2013
8523821 Power injection valve Sep. 3, 2013
8517994 Method and device for tissue removal and for delivery of a therapeutic agent or bulking agent Aug. 27, 2013
8512279 Syringe Aug. 20, 2013
8506537 Sealing device Aug. 13, 2013
8506577 Two-phase surgical procedure for creating a pneumostoma to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Aug. 13, 2013
8504134 Laterally fenestrated cannula Aug. 6, 2013
8500674 Dialysis catheter Aug. 6, 2013
8496631 Apparatus and method for increasing flow resistance around a probe Jul. 30, 2013
8496614 Implantable device fastening system Jul. 30, 2013

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