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Low Profile External Fixation system for percutaneous drainage procedures (Closed in favor of HSC-1606)
The combination of the device and the fixation process provides a number of advantages as compared to the current standard of care, described below:• Provides a lower external profile for standard drainage catheters which decreases the chances of the catheter snagging, migrating, or completely dislodging• The disclosed method for...
Published: 6/10/2020   |   Inventor(s): Jorge Lopera
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Gastroenterology, Medical Devices > Consumables
Low profile PEG tube conversion kit
What are the advantages of your invention over the current state-of-the-art?PEG tubes are commonly used to provide enteral feedings . The long catheter and the attachments use to connect the tube to the enteral feedings are very uncomfortable to the patients , cause pain and are a constant reminder of their severe debilitating disease . Low profile...
Published: 6/10/2020   |   Inventor(s): Jorge Lopera
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Gastroenterology, Medical Devices > Consumables
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
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
Glow Bright
Small, fluorescent surgical disposables (i.e. needles, sutures, and trocars) have been invented by UT Health SA that fluoresce to aid in visualization of the item. This functionality can be used in the event that the items are lost or unaccounted for during or after a surgical procedure. Background:Losing an instrument during surgery is a rare but...
Published: 9/20/2018   |   Inventor(s): Kinley Beck, Jeong-Hyeon Sohn, Petar Yanev, Joshua Iltis
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Category(s): Clinical Specialty > Opthamology, Medical Devices > Consumables, Medical Devices > Surgical Equipment, Clinical Specialty > Neurology
Device to Determine the Proper Operation of IV Catheters
A device to allow the verification of the correct placement of an intravenous (IV) catheter has been developed by a physician at UT Health San Antonio. The device contains a signaling unit which can introduce pressure or acoustic impulses into the fluid inside the catheter. The pulses can be detected visually to verify the patency of the catheter -...
Published: 8/14/2018   |   Inventor(s): Daniel Dearmond, John H Calhoon
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Category(s): Medical Devices > Consumables, Medical Devices > Monitoring Equipment
Time Sensitive Foley Catheter Alarm
This device allows a caregiver to easily monitor the total time that a catheter has been in place via an integrated indicator. This indicator is activated at placement by means of a simple pull strip or other similar action and, once activated counts down to a preset expiration time.The device was designed by a University of Texas Health Science Center...
Published: 4/16/2015   |   Inventor(s): Jayson Aydelotte
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Category(s): Medical Devices > Consumables, Medical Devices > Monitoring Equipment, Clinical Specialty > Urology