EP2068996A4 - Device and method for facilitating introduction of catheters - Google Patents

Device and method for facilitating introduction of catheters

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Publication number
EP2068996A4
EP2068996A4 EP07842908A EP07842908A EP2068996A4 EP 2068996 A4 EP2068996 A4 EP 2068996A4 EP 07842908 A EP07842908 A EP 07842908A EP 07842908 A EP07842908 A EP 07842908A EP 2068996 A4 EP2068996 A4 EP 2068996A4
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EP
European Patent Office
Prior art keywords
catheters
device
method
facilitating introduction
facilitating
Prior art date
Legal status (The legal status is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the status listed.)
Withdrawn
Application number
EP07842908A
Other languages
German (de)
French (fr)
Other versions
EP2068996A2 (en
Inventor
David R Miller
Michael Smith
Current Assignee (The listed assignees may be inaccurate. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the list.)
Kyphon SARL
Original Assignee
Kyphon SARL
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Publication date
Priority to US82647206P priority Critical
Priority to US11/764,029 priority patent/US20080312637A1/en
Priority to US11/771,768 priority patent/US20080082051A1/en
Application filed by Kyphon SARL filed Critical Kyphon SARL
Priority to PCT/US2007/079075 priority patent/WO2008036842A2/en
Publication of EP2068996A2 publication Critical patent/EP2068996A2/en
Publication of EP2068996A4 publication Critical patent/EP2068996A4/en
Application status is Withdrawn legal-status Critical

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Classifications

    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
    • A61M25/00Catheters; Hollow probes
    • A61M25/01Introducing, guiding, advancing, emplacing or holding catheters
    • A61M25/09Guide wires
    • A61M25/09041Mechanisms for insertion of guide wires
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61MDEVICES FOR INTRODUCING MEDIA INTO, OR ONTO, THE BODY; DEVICES FOR TRANSDUCING BODY MEDIA OR FOR TAKING MEDIA FROM THE BODY; DEVICES FOR PRODUCING OR ENDING SLEEP OR STUPOR
    • A61M25/00Catheters; Hollow probes
    • A61M25/01Introducing, guiding, advancing, emplacing or holding catheters
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B2017/0046Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets with a releasable handle; with handle and operating part separable
    • A61B2017/00469Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets with a releasable handle; with handle and operating part separable for insertion of instruments, e.g. guide wire, optical fibre
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B17/00Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets
    • A61B2017/0046Surgical instruments, devices or methods, e.g. tourniquets with a releasable handle; with handle and operating part separable
    • A61B2017/00473Distal part, e.g. tip or head
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B90/00Instruments, implements or accessories specially adapted for surgery or diagnosis and not covered by any of the groups A61B1/00 - A61B50/00, e.g. for luxation treatment or for protecting wound edges
    • A61B90/36Image-producing devices or illumination devices not otherwise provided for
    • A61B90/37Surgical systems with images on a monitor during operation
    • A61B2090/376Surgical systems with images on a monitor during operation using X-rays, e.g. fluoroscopy
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
    • A61BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
    • A61B90/00Instruments, implements or accessories specially adapted for surgery or diagnosis and not covered by any of the groups A61B1/00 - A61B50/00, e.g. for luxation treatment or for protecting wound edges
    • A61B90/39Markers, e.g. radio-opaque or breast lesions markers
    • A61B2090/3933Liquid markers
EP07842908A 2006-09-21 2007-09-20 Device and method for facilitating introduction of catheters Withdrawn EP2068996A4 (en)

Priority Applications (4)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US82647206P true 2006-09-21 2006-09-21
US11/764,029 US20080312637A1 (en) 2007-06-15 2007-06-15 Device and Methods for Introducing a Catheter into an Intervertebral Disc
US11/771,768 US20080082051A1 (en) 2006-09-21 2007-06-29 Device and method for facilitating introduction of guidewires into catheters
PCT/US2007/079075 WO2008036842A2 (en) 2006-09-21 2007-09-20 Device and method for facilitating introduction of catheters

Publications (2)

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EP2068996A2 EP2068996A2 (en) 2009-06-17
EP2068996A4 true EP2068996A4 (en) 2010-11-03

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EP07842908A Withdrawn EP2068996A4 (en) 2006-09-21 2007-09-20 Device and method for facilitating introduction of catheters

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WO (1) WO2008036842A2 (en)

Families Citing this family (1)

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
EP2952222A1 (en) 2014-06-06 2015-12-09 B. Braun Melsungen AG Balloon catheter with an insertion aid for a guide wire

Citations (4)

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US5320613A (en) * 1993-01-06 1994-06-14 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. Medical lumen flushing and guide wire loading device and method
WO2001058505A2 (en) * 2000-02-09 2001-08-16 Vygon Part for easily slipping on a catheter tube on a guide and assembly comprising same
US20060094987A1 (en) * 2004-10-30 2006-05-04 Van Erp Wilhelmus Petrus Marti Catheter guidewire loading device and method
WO2006069437A1 (en) * 2004-12-30 2006-07-06 Merril Knudtson Device for facilitating the insertion of a guidewire into the tip of an intervascular guidewire guided device

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AU540675B2 (en) * 1979-08-15 1984-11-29 Hinders-Leslies Ltd. Cathetor-needle insertion removal
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US4907332A (en) * 1988-01-11 1990-03-13 Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Device for connecting extendable guidewire sections for cardiovascular procedures
CA1330028C (en) * 1988-06-13 1994-06-07 C.R. Bard, Inc. Guidewire extension with self-latching detachable connector
US5824044A (en) * 1994-05-12 1998-10-20 Endovascular Technologies, Inc. Bifurcated multicapsule intraluminal grafting system
US5154725A (en) * 1991-06-07 1992-10-13 Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. Easily exchangeable catheter system
US6190333B1 (en) * 1999-10-15 2001-02-20 Mark Ii Research And Development Corp. Threader device for threading a guidewire into a catheter
US7452351B2 (en) * 2004-04-16 2008-11-18 Kyphon Sarl Spinal diagnostic methods and apparatus

Patent Citations (4)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US5320613A (en) * 1993-01-06 1994-06-14 Scimed Life Systems, Inc. Medical lumen flushing and guide wire loading device and method
WO2001058505A2 (en) * 2000-02-09 2001-08-16 Vygon Part for easily slipping on a catheter tube on a guide and assembly comprising same
US20060094987A1 (en) * 2004-10-30 2006-05-04 Van Erp Wilhelmus Petrus Marti Catheter guidewire loading device and method
WO2006069437A1 (en) * 2004-12-30 2006-07-06 Merril Knudtson Device for facilitating the insertion of a guidewire into the tip of an intervascular guidewire guided device

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EP2068996A2 (en) 2009-06-17
WO2008036842A2 (en) 2008-03-27

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