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Fluid movement pumping device with artificial valve for increased blood and lymph circulation
The proposed work will investigate a general approach to improving peripheral blood circulation in the lower legby augmenting venous blood return.The general approach is based onthe literature and findings of a recent investigation that assessed the effects of vacuum-assisted suspensionsystem (VASS) prostheses on blood circulation in dysvascular transtibialamputees.Some...
Published: 6/17/2020   |   Inventor(s): James Schroeder
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation, Clinical Specialty > Cardiology, Medical Devices > Rehabilitation
Method and Apparatus for Applying Pressure to the Lower Limb to Increase Blood and Lymph Circulation
The disclosed technology is intended to address fluid accumulation in the legs that is symptomatic of lower extremity disorders, such as peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and lymphedema. The device is designed to be worn on the foot and leg and to provide directional pressure to move the fluid in the lower extremity back towards the heart. The directional...
Published: 5/14/2020   |   Inventor(s): James Schroeder
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Cardiology, Medical Devices > Rehabilitation, Medical Devices > Consumables
Scaffold System to Treat Aneurysms
Scaffold to Treat Aneurysms, Optimized to Direct Tissue Development and Control Blood Flow Background: Abdominal aortic aneurysms, commonly referred to as AAA, consist of a 50% enlargement of the abdominal aorta. While the exact cause of AAA is not well understood, it is believed to be a complex process involving loss of elasticity and strength,...
Published: 2/13/2020   |   Inventor(s): C. Mauli Agrawal, Steven Bailey, Jordan Kaufmann
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Cardiology, Medical Devices > Implants/Prostheses
Ultrasonic Chest Tube
The Ultrasonic Chest Tube is a novel solution for improving the continuous drainage of effusions in the pleural space around the lungs. By incorporating an ultrasonic delivery catheter into a chest tube, the invention improves the efficiency, speed, and outcomes associated with the drainage of pleural effusions.Background:A chest tube is required for...
Published: 10/30/2018   |   Inventor(s): Ian Makey
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Pulmonology, Clinical Specialty > Cardiology, Medical Devices > Consumables, Medical Devices > Resuscitation
Chest Tube Positioning Device to Improve Drainage of Fluid
A surgeon at UT Health San Antonio has developed a magnetic insert that can be used temporarily with a standard chest tube to allow for the correct positioning of the tube after insertion. It allows the clinician to direct the chest tube to the desired location in the chest cavity to evacuate retained blood or fluid.Background:Thoracic injury occurs...
Published: 10/16/2018   |   Inventor(s): Ian Makey
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Emergency Medicine, Clinical Specialty > Cardiology, Clinical Specialty > Pulmonology, Medical Devices > Resuscitation, Medical Devices > Consumables
Novel Probe to Detect Vascular Inflammation
A novel fluorescence- and radio-labeled probe has been developed to improve the imaging of inflamed vasculature that can aid in the identification of rupture-prone arterial aneurisms and atherosclerosis plaques. It can be used for the non-invasive detection of these serious conditions and for the continued monitoring of disease progression. The probe...
Published: 10/4/2018   |   Inventor(s): Reto Asmis, Sina Tavakoli
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Cardiology, Medical Devices > Imaging
Thin-Film Capacitive Sensor with Multiple Applications
This wireless implantable flexible sensor technology addresses the ubiquitous need for blood pressure monitoring and control, and could serve patients with chronic cardiovascular conditions to ensure compliance with treatment and as a warning system for an acute event. There are significant uses beyond biomedical ? the sensor can be configured to measure...
Published: 4/10/2015   |   Inventor(s): Steven Bailey, Peter Starr, C. Mauli Agrawal
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Category(s): Medical Devices > Monitoring Equipment, Clinical Specialty > Cardiology
Stent Deploment with Enhanced Delivery of Bio-Active Agents
Researchers at UT Health San Antonio have developed a stent for use in animals, including humans, which includes unprotected and protected regions, each protected regions including a bioactive or biopenetrating agent containing therein where the protected regions are protected by the unprotected regions when the stent is in its undeployed state which...
Published: 3/4/2013   |   Inventor(s): Marc Feldman, Kyriacos Athanasiou, C. Mauli Agrawal, Steven Bailey
Keywords(s): Biologics, Medical Devices
Category(s): Medical Devices > Implants/Prostheses, Medical Devices > Surgical Equipment, Clinical Specialty > Cardiology