artery (Total 2790 Patents Found)

Artery (2790 Patents Found)
This invention relates, e.g., to a method for screening a subject for the presence of coronary atherosclerosis, said method comprising measuring the expression level of at least 5 of the genes of Table 2 in a biological sample obtained from said subject, wherein an elevated level of expression of said 5 genes compared ...
L'invention concerne une endoprothèse à élution de médicament conçue pour inhiber la resténose et les thromboses, et pour stimuler la cicatrisation d'une lésion dans l'organisme d'un sujet. Cette endoprothèse comprend au moins une structure de support sur laquelle est déposée une dose thérape...
The invention is methods and devices which a surgeon may use to stabilize the beating heart during a surgical procedure on the heart. Pursuant to the invention, a stabilizing device is introduced through an opening in the chest and brought into contact with the beating heart. By contacting the heart with the device and...
A method and system for extracting coronary artery centerlines from 3D medical image volumes is disclosed. Heart chambers are segmented in a 3D volume. Coronary artery centerlines are initialized in the 3D volume coronary artery based on the segmented heart chambers. The coronary artery centerlines are locally refined ...
Methods for easy, atraumatic access to areas of the vasculature that are otherwise difficult to access, using steerable guide catheters constructed with components that are selected to provide optimal navigability, torque transfer, and push ability for a variety of typical percutaneous access routes. The catheter wall ...
Apparatus is provided for use with a subject's body, vagina, vaginal fornix, uterus, and uterine artery. A fornix-engaging structure is inserted into the vagina and engages the vaginal fornix. A rod is inserted into the subject's body via the fornix-engaging structure, such that a distal end of the rod passes t...
A non-invasive diagnostic tool and method for detecting an obstruction in a coronary artery, the diagnostic tool including a signal processor adapted to receive signals corresponding to a heart beat from a plurality of acoustic sensors attached to the chest of a patient. The signal processor is programmed to identify a...
The invention relates to a pressure difference monitoring device based on a femoral artery stent and a method based on the pressure difference monitoring device. The pressure difference monitoring device is characterized by comprising the femoral artery stent, two integrated circuits and external processing equipment, ...
本实用新型公开了一种肠系膜上动脉取栓装置,属于医疗器械技术领域,包括长鞘、开口朝前的近心端保护网和开口朝后的远心端保护网,长鞘内分别平行设有开口朝前的近心端保护网和开口朝后的远心端保护网;所述远心端保护网的一端设...
The utility model relates to an artery intubate is used in operation, the intubate top is 45 jiaos and cuts off, caudad extends the annular thread in pipe wall surface every 0.5cm preparation more shallow degree of depth from the top to increase the frictional force on pipe wall surface, what messenger's intubate c...
Systems and methods include identifying a first portion and a second portion of a pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) signal during a cardiac cycle. A first timing interval between the first portion and the second portion is obtained and data related to the first timing interval is trended to provide a chronic physiologica...
Methods and devices for the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD) by means of a closed-loop drug delivery system that delivers an exercise simulating agent, including novel exercise simulating agents which elicit both acute and adaptive cardiovascular responses similar to those elicited b...
Disposable intra-arterial augering and dottering instruments for use in patients in clearing pathways at obstructed or nearly obstructed arterial sites are disclosed. A number of augering tips used on the instruments are disclosed along with a method for releasibly affixing augering tips to the instruments. In addition...
A port device includes tubular body with a distal swivel, a platform movable along the length of the port body, and preferably three legs movable relative to the platform. The tubular body is inserted through the chest wall, and the platform is then positioned over the proximal end of the tubular body and adjusted such...
L'invention concerne une association entre l'allèle Ala du variant P12A du gène humain PPAR? et le développement d'une coronaropathie (CAD), en particulier, une coronaropathie (CAD) prématurée, chez des sujets, spécifiquement des femmes, et particulièrement des femmes caucasiennes, ainsi que des proc...
The invention relates to an implantable medical device. This implantable medical device ( 10 ) to be implanted at an implantation site comprises a proximal end (P), a central portion (C) and a distal end (D), characterized in that it comprises, at its proximal end (P), at least one means ( 20 ) for positioning th...
Uterine artery occlusion is performed for the treatment of uterine fibroid using a tool which is introduced through the vaginal wall to the exterior of the uterus. The tool carried clamping elements which may be positioned over the uterine artery. Electrodes or other energy applying devices on the clamping elements may...
This method and device permits removal of venous blood from either atrium to a heart lung machine and thereafter returns it (after oxygenation and filtration if needed) to the femoral artery, all in a percutaneous mode. The device includes in combination a guide wire, catheter, transseptal needle, blunt internal obtura...
Techniques are provided for use with a pulmonary artery pressure (PAP) monitor having an implantable PAP sensor. In one example, a PAP signal is sensed that is representative of beat-by-beat variations in PAP occurring during individual cardiac cycles of the patient. The PAP monitor detects peaks within the PAP signal ...
The invention provides human polymorphisms that are associated with coronary artery disease (CAD). Polymorphisms in genes were identified that confer an increased susceptibility to CAD or a decreased susceptibility. Particular alleles of the polymorphisms were identified as being associated with differential risk. In p...
Hybrid synthetic grafts and embodiments of systems and methods for producing hybrid vascular grafts that can yield implantable grafts that combine synthetic grafts with living cells. Embodiments of systems can include a pressure/flow loop subsystem having an external flow loop system coupled to a specimen holder, where...
The invention is methods and devices which a surgeon may use to stabilize the beating heart during a surgical procedure on the heart. Pursuant to the invention, a stabilizing device is introduced through an opening in the chest and brought into contact with the beating heart. By contacting the heart with the device and...
A method for performing a coronary artery bypass graft procedure on a patient to connect a bypass vessel to a target vessel includes the steps of creating an opening in the patient that communicates with the thoracic cavity of the patient; providing a bypass vessel having a lumen and at least one free end; passing the ...
Methods and compositions are provided for regenerating smooth muscle tissue by the provision of a purified population of epicardial-derived pericytes, where the smooth muscle tissue may comprise, without limitation, coronary artery tissue; kidney tissue, etc. Compositions and kits for practicing the methods and/or for ...
A method and system for non-invasively detecting Coronary Artery Disease. The method comprises analyzing the diastolic heart sounds detected from a patient's chest cavity during the diastolic portion of the heart cycle in order to identify a low level auditory component associated with turbulent blood flow in parti...
There is provided a dihydropyridine derivative having the formula ##STR1## wherein R' 1 denotes methyl, chlorine, bromine, fluorine, trifluoromethyl, nitro, cyano or methoxy, R 7 denotes benzyl; and the dihydropyridine links to the 2-, 3-, or 4-position of the pyridine. The compound has an activity as a Ca-...
A guiding member for use as an independent guidewire or as an integral part of a low-profile steerable dilatation catheter. The guiding member has an elongated main hollow tubular member, a tubular extension preferably made of polyimide secured to the distal end of the tubular member, a core member which is secured by ...
An implantable medical device having a housing that encloses a pulse generator and a sensing module includes a housing-based cathode electrode electrically coupled to the pulse generator and to the sensing module. A sensing extension extending from the housing proximal end includes an anode electrode electrically coupl...
A system and method for automating the selection of end-diastolic ultrasound frames (EUFs] and regions of interest (ROIs] of the common carotid artery (CCA] to measure the carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT] is provided. The EUFs are selected based on the QRS complex of the ECG signal associated with an ultrasound vi...
The present invention is a method for calculating blood pressure of an artery having a pulse. The method includes applying a varying pressure to the artery. Pressure waveforms are sensed to produce pressure waveform data. Waveform parameters are derived from the sensed pressure waveform data. Blood pressure is then det...
The present invention inter alia provides a method, and use thereof, of predicting severe CVD complications such as AMI or CVD death by detecting the lipid concentrations or lipid ratios of a biological sample and comparing it to a control and has identified specific lipid markers that are more specific and sensitive i...
The invention relates to medical injection equipment, in particular relates to a Y-type blood-return cavity device and an artery puncture needle comprising the same. The type-Y blood-return cavity device comprises a puncture needle seat connector, a guide wire slide rail connector and a blood return cavity branch, wher...
本发明公开了一种冠状动脉粥样硬化预防检测芯片,包括固相载体和探针,所述探针与待测冠状动脉粥样硬化相关基因的核苷酸序列和/或其互补序列进行杂交。所述待测冠状动脉粥样硬化相关基因包括下述基因:ALOX5AP、HFE、ITGA2、LAMA4、MMP13、...
A radial artery compression device configured to be releasably secured by a strap or band to the underside of a wrist of a patient and to provide adjustable and consistent compression pressure in the area of a radial artery access site to achieve hemostasis either during or after a medical procedure such as a percutane...
A radial closure device has a compression element to place compression force against the radial access site. The invention further comprises an occlusion element that places an occlusion force against the ulnar artery to reduce blood pressure at the arteriotomy site and increase blood flow in the radial artery thereby ...
A method and system for non-invasive assessment of renal artery stenosis is disclosed. A patient-specific anatomical model of at least a portion of the renal arteries and aorta is generated from medical image data of a patient. Patient-specific boundary conditions of a computational model of blood flow in the portion o...
Systems and methods are adapted for treating the carotid artery. The systems include interventional catheters and blood vessel access devices that are adapted for transcervical insertion into the carotid artery. Embodiments of the systems and methods can be used in combination with embolic protection systems including ...
Methods and devices used to stabilize a beating heart during a surgical procedure on the heart are disclosed. The stabilizing device is introduced through an opening through the chest and brought into contact with the beating heart, and by exerting a stabilizing force on the device, the motion of the heart caused by th...