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Inventor:
Shaw; William J.
Address:
Cambridge, MA
No. of patents:
23
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8579935 Tissue fasteners and related deployment systems and methods November 12, 2013
Surgical tissue fasteners and related deployment systems and methods are disclosed. A tissue fastener used to join multiple tissue layers includes a first member, a second member, and a connecting member connecting the first and second members. In some embodiments, the first and second
8241308 Tissue fastening devices and processes that promote tissue adhesion August 14, 2012
The invention in certain aspects relates to a surgical fastener for fastening tissue segments having tissue surfaces. The fastener includes a first fastener member having a base and a piercing element connected to the base for piercing the tissue segments to be fastened, a second fas
8048143 Medical devices November 1, 2011
Medical devices including one or more ceramic fibers are disclosed. In some embodiments, each dimension of the ceramic fiber(s) is equal to or greater than one micron.
8048062 Catheter assembly and method for internally anchoring a catheter in a patient November 1, 2011
A catheter assembly and method for internally anchoring a catheter in a patient. According to one embodiment, the catheter assembly includes a catheter, a tubular fitting coupled to one end of the catheter, and an internal bolster coaxially mounted around the tubular fitting. The tub
7901770 Embolic compositions March 8, 2011
Embolic compositions and methods of delivering the compositions are disclosed. In some embodiments, the embolic compositions include a shape memory material.
7887504 Apparatus and method for removing material from the colon February 15, 2011
An apparatus includes an elongate body including a proximal end portion and a distal end portion and configured to be at least partially inserted into a body cavity. The elongate body defines a first passageway and a second passageway. The first passageway is configured to communicate
7854756 Medical devices December 21, 2010
Medical devices including one or more ceramic fibers are disclosed. In some embodiments, each dimension of the ceramic fiber(s) is equal to or greater than one micron.
7837698 Devices and methods for fastening tissue layers November 23, 2010
Endoscopic devices and methods used for fastening multiple tissue layers, such as, for example, an endoscopic fundoplication procedure, are disclosed. The device may include, for example, an elongated tubular member having a proximal end for extending outside of the body and a distal
7753907 Medical device systems and methods July 13, 2010
Medical systems and related methods are disclosed. In some embodiments, the medical systems include a catheter, an expandable medical device at least partially surrounding a portion of the catheter, a blade attached to the medical device, and an energy transmitter configured so that
7632266 Endoscopic devices and related methods of use December 15, 2009
Embodiments of the invention include a medical device including a handle portion, an end effector assembly, an elongate member connecting the handle portion and the end effector assembly, and one or more treatment devices extendable through the elongate member and end effector assembly.
7588825 Embolic compositions September 15, 2009
Embolic compositions and methods of delivering the compositions are disclosed. In some embodiments, an embolic composition includes a first collection of particles having a first shape, and a second collection of particles having a second shape different than the first shape.
7527604 Rotatable multi-port therapeutic delivery device May 5, 2009
A therapeutic delivery device is provided wherein a delivery body is supported by an elongate member such that the body may rotate as it delivers therapeutic to a target site. Therapeutic may be delivered by deploying delivery heads into a target site as well as by dispensing therape
7517338 Delivery of therapeutic through multiple delivery members April 14, 2009
Embodiments of the present invention regard the delivery of therapeutic. One such apparatus may comprise multiple, independently-activated, injection devices for the delivery of therapeutic or other substances. This apparatus may include a first catheter; a second catheter in the fir
7344490 System for administering a combination of therapies to a body lumen March 18, 2008
The invention provides a system which comprises a medical device that delivers a combination of therapies. These therapies include the administration of radiation, biologically active materials, cryotherapy, and thermotherapy. The present invention is also directed to a method of tre
7279002 Cutting stent and balloon October 9, 2007
A stent or sheath having one or more cutting blades may be constructed for implantation in the body. A balloon having one or more cutting blades may be used with a stent or a sheath.
7083630 Devices and methods for fastening tissue layers August 1, 2006
Endoscopic devices and methods used for fastening multiple tissue layers, such as, for example, an endoscopic fundoplication procedure, are disclosed. The device may include, for example, an elongated tubular member having a proximal end for extending outside of the body and a distal
6929626 Intraluminally placeable textile catheter, drain and stent August 16, 2005
An intraluminally placeable tubular device includes an elongate hollow tubular member having a luminal surface and an exterior surface defining a wall portion therebetween. The hollow tubular member has an open proximal end and an opposed distal end. The wall portion has sufficient s
6918869 System for administering a combination of therapies to a body lumen July 19, 2005
The invention provides a system which comprises a medical device that delivers a combination of therapies. These therapies include the administration of radiation, biologically active materials, cryotherapy, and thermotherapy. The present invention is also directed to a method of tre
6692445 Biopsy sampler February 17, 2004
The invention features an assembly for taking a biopsy sample from a site within the body of a patient. The assembly includes a resecting device having a cutter near its distal end for resecting and containing a tissue sample and a sheath exterior to the resecting device and sized to be
6258113 Needle herniorrhaphy devices July 10, 2001
Guidewire-deliverable devices and methods of using the devices for separating adjacent layers of tissue and for delivering a surgical prosthesis to an operating site. A guidewire-deliverable cannula provides an elongate window for accessing the operating site with a tissue-separating
6099518 Needle herniorrhaphy devices August 8, 2000
Guidewire-deliverable devices and methods of using the devices for separating adjacent layers of tissue and for delivering a surgical prosthesis to an operating site. A guidewire-delverable cannula provides an elongate window for accessing the operating site with a tissue-separating
5643318 Vascular plug with vessel locator July 1, 1997
The invention relates to a hemostatic plug having its own vessel wall locating system. The hemostatic plug allows accurate positioning of itself within an access incision, e.g., to a blood vessel, so that it is adjacent to, but does not extend beyond the vessel wall into the vessel lumen
5431639 Treating wounds caused by medical procedures July 11, 1995
Incised or injured tissue is treated by introducing material that encourages healing to desired depths within the tissue. Particularly, the invention provides treatment of an access channel to a blood vessel by introducing to the tissue a hemostatic material to a position that is loc










 
 
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