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One Step Aortic Puncher
Project Id: D2022-31 Background Patients with coronary artery disease develop this disease often over a course of decades. Deposits high in cholesterol, commonly referred to as plaque, builds up in the coronary arteries causing inflammation. This disease tends not to be noticeable until significant blockage or a heart attack occurs. Coronary bypass...
Indwelled Urinary Catheter Modification
Tech ID: D2022-07 Urethral catheterization is a common medical practice for a variety of problems that require long-term catheterization such as retention of urine, urinary dysfunction, neurogenic bladder, pelvic floor dysfunction, and enlarged prostate. A conventional urinary catheter design generally includes a tip and a side opening at a distal...
Dual Microcatheter
­Dual Microcatheter Project Id: D2021-45 With increasing use of embolization in minimally invasive surgical procedures, the demand for microcatheters has increased exponentially and the growth rate is at 8%. Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are abnormal connections between arteries and veins in the brain or spine. The distinguishing feature...
IVC Filter Retrieval System
Project Id: 2021-40 Background: Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are small, metal devices temporarily placed in the inferior vena cava that are designed to catch blood clots and stop the blood clots from traveling to the lungs. An average of 65,000 IVC filters are placed annually in the United States. About 15% of the time, the IVC filter becomes...
G-Tube Blockage Blaster
Tech ID: D2021-37 Background Gastronomy Tubes (G-Tube) are surgically implanted medical devices that create an access point to a patient’s stomach through a tube. Patients who have difficulty swallowing need G-tubes to get proper nutrition, hydration, and medications. Conditions, such as dementia, head injury, and cancer may cause swallowing...
Female Catheter Guide
Project ID D2021-33 Female urethral catheterization is an often difficult procedure and requires good use of both hands, good knowledge of anatomy, and good handling and manipulation of the catheter. Improper catheterization may result in the waste of catheters, catheter contamination, and possible patient infection. The difficulty of the procedure...
Size Adjustable Aortic Endograft Fenestration Device
Project ID: D2021-31 Background: Every year, about 200,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). In general, endovascular aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR) is the standard of care for AAA. However, about 20-30% of AAA patients are not eligible for standard EVAR. People who are not candidates for EVAR can be...
Solid Phantom Device for Beam Scanning
Project ID:D2021-29 Radiation therapy is a common curative procedure to treat cancer. The goal of radiation therapy is to expose the tumor to a sufficient dose of radiation so as to eradicate all cancer cells. The radiation dose is often close to the tolerance level of the normal body tissues. It is, therefore, necessary to determine the dosage levels...
Three-way urology catheter stopcock
Project ID: D2021-28 Background The United States Pharmacopeial Convention has published the standard, USP 800, for handling hazardous drugs in healthcare settings. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recommended that caregivers use an effective Closed System Transfer Device (CSTD) in order to minimize exposure to...
Bioactive Fusion Device
Project ID: D2013-82 Background Over 650,000 spine surgeries are performed annually in the United States, with the majority being decompressive laminectomies for spinal stenosis. Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal housing the spinal cord. It is generally caused by arthritis in the vertebral column and/or bulging of the intervertebral...
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