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Number: 606/198
Name: Surgery > Instruments > Internal pressure applicator (e.g., dilator) > Expanding dilator (e.g., expanding arm, etc.)
Description: Subject matter wherein the dilator is enlarged, usually radially, either by the application of a mechanical force, or by the expansion of the material of which it is composed which expands upon introduction into the natural body orifice.

Patents under this class:

Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8702781 Apparatus and methods for delivery of multiple distributed stents Apr. 22, 2014
8702777 Steep-taper flared stents and apparatus and methods for delivering them Apr. 22, 2014
8690906 Removeable embolus blood clot filter and filter delivery unit Apr. 8, 2014
8652145 System and method for crimping a prosthetic valve Feb. 18, 2014
8636635 Brachytherapy apparatus, systems, and methods for using them Jan. 28, 2014
8622992 Devices and methods for perfusion therapy Jan. 7, 2014
8617197 Introducer device Dec. 31, 2013
8603130 Instrument for engaging a body structure Dec. 10, 2013
8597340 Torque mechanism actuated bioabsorbable vascular closure device Dec. 3, 2013
8597277 Expandable transluminal sheath Dec. 3, 2013
8591574 Cardiac valve procedure methods and devices Nov. 26, 2013
8585733 Devices, tools and methods for performing minimally invasive abdominal surgical procedures Nov. 19, 2013
8585722 System and method for attaching a vein, an artery, or a tube in a vascular environment Nov. 19, 2013
8574258 Occlusion device and method of use Nov. 5, 2013
8562665 Tubular stent consists of chevron-shape expansion struts and contralaterally attached diagonal-connectors Oct. 22, 2013
8562639 Vascular filter having articulation region and methods of use in the ascending aorta Oct. 22, 2013
8556926 Total occlusion guidewire device Oct. 15, 2013
8545546 Bioabsorbable scaffolds made from composites Oct. 1, 2013
8545531 Guidewire and method for surgical procedures Oct. 1, 2013
8540747 K-wire and method for surgical procedures Sep. 24, 2013
8540746 Cannula for receiving surgical instruments Sep. 24, 2013
8535366 Implantable device delivery system handle and method of use Sep. 17, 2013
8529587 Methods of use of a clip applier Sep. 10, 2013
8528563 Systems, methods and devices for performing gynecological procedures Sep. 10, 2013
8523887 Stiffened balloon apparatus with increased flexibility Sep. 3, 2013
8518507 Method for making a reinforced balloon with composite materials Aug. 27, 2013
8506618 Multi-section filamentary endoluminal stent Aug. 13, 2013
8506615 Implantable medical endoprosthesis delivery system Aug. 13, 2013
8496699 Longitudinally flexible stent Jul. 30, 2013
8491647 Low profile medical stent Jul. 23, 2013
8489170 Surgical access and nerve surveillance Jul. 16, 2013
8486102 Valvuloplasty catheter Jul. 16, 2013
8479742 Constant rate delivery device Jul. 9, 2013
8475353 Brachytherapy apparatus, systems, and methods for using them Jul. 2, 2013
8469989 Pushable coaxial balloon catheter Jun. 25, 2013
8453598 Stent holding fixtures Jun. 4, 2013
8439944 Self-tensioning vascular occlusion device and method for its use May. 14, 2013
8430923 Radiopaque intraluminal stent Apr. 30, 2013
8425549 Systems and methods for removing obstructive matter from body lumens and treating vascular defects Apr. 23, 2013
8419782 Precise positioning prosthesis delivery system and method Apr. 16, 2013
8414501 Thermal monitoring Apr. 9, 2013
8409239 Medical device anchor and delivery system Apr. 2, 2013
8409109 Rectal probe with disposable balloon assembly Apr. 2, 2013
8398699 Drawstring for removal of stent Mar. 19, 2013
8398694 Over-the-wire interlock attachment/detachment mechanism Mar. 19, 2013
8398672 Method for anchoring a medical device Mar. 19, 2013
8398671 Electrical contact for occlusive device delivery system Mar. 19, 2013
8382816 Single-piece endoprosthesis with high expansion ratios and atraumatic ends Feb. 26, 2013
8377109 Rolling membrane stent delivery system Feb. 19, 2013
8367151 Stent coating for eluting medication Feb. 5, 2013

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