Patents by Inventor John T. Favreau

John T. Favreau has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220096811
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to the field of medical devices. In particular, the present disclosure relates to adapting medical devices for use of a distal portion of a medical device within a restricted anatomical area. In one example, a coupling device may comprise first and second ends. A first end may be configured to couple to a locking member of a medical device delivery system. The first end may comprise a lumen extending therethrough. The second end may comprise a lumen continuous with the lumen of the first end. The second end may be configured to couple to a channel opening of an endoscope. Other embodiments are contemplated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Inventors: Darren G. Curran, Gerard Duignan, John T. Favreau, James Quinn, Ryan D. Lynch
  • Publication number: 20210268155
    Abstract: A medical system including a tube defining a lumen, a porous body connected to a distal end of the tube to be advanced to a target site within a subject. The porous body defines a plurality of openings, the plurality of openings are in fluid connection with the lumen, the porous body includes a first material and a second material, and the second material elutes from the porous body in the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Martin BURKE, Daniel TUCK, John T. FAVREAU, Lauren LYDECKER
  • Publication number: 20210259691
    Abstract: This disclosure relates generally to the field of devices and procedures for forming an opening between adjacent tissue structures. For example, in an embodiment, a system for forming an opening between body lumens may include a delivery catheter. A first access element may be configured to be positioned against a first body lumen disposed about a distal end of the catheter. A second access element having an outer diameter that substantially matches an outer diameter of the first access element may be disposed about the distal end of the catheter. The second access element may be configured to be positioned against a second body lumen and axially aligned with the first access element. A filament may be electrically coupled to one or both of the first and second access element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: Amanda L. Smith, John T. Favreau, Travis Henchie, Joseph W. King, Lauren Lydecker, Andrew Pic
  • Publication number: 20210260259
    Abstract: A medical system includes a porous body positioned at a target site within a subject, a tube including a wall defining a tube lumen, where the tube is connected to the porous body at a first end of the tube, and a sealing device to seal the target site from a body lumen. When the sealing device seals the target site from the body lumen, the tube extends from the target site into the body lumen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Martyn FOLAN, Matthew MONTAGUE, Michael WALSH, Louis MCNERN, John T. FAVREAU, Shawn RYAN
  • Publication number: 20210228389
    Abstract: A delivery system for delivering a stent to a body lumen. The delivery system includes a tubular member having an expandable stent disposed about the outer surface of the inner tubular member. The stent is maintained in a radially compressed configuration with a removable sheath. The sheath can be released using a variety of techniques.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: AMANDA LYNN SMITH, JOHN T. FAVREAU, JACQUELINE NICOLE MAGAHA, JENNIFER WHELEHAN
  • Publication number: 20210196106
    Abstract: This disclosure relates generally to medical devices, systems, and methods for locating devices and/or anatomy during medical procedures. More particularly, in some embodiments, the disclosure relates to medical device and/or anatomy locating devices, access devices, and systems and methods thereof, for use during, e.g., gastrojejunostomy procedures. In an aspect, a medical device locator may include an elongate member (such as sheath or guidewire) having a proximal end, a distal end, a longitudinal axis, and a length extending along the longitudinal axis. A location device may be disposed along the length of the elongate member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Peter L. Dayton, Nicolas Cauche, Cecilia Delattre, Marc A. Barthet, Jean-Michel Gonzalez, Louis J. Barbato, Eric F. Brown, John Nguyen, John T. Favreau, Marcia Nardone
  • Publication number: 20210153869
    Abstract: The present disclosure pertains to medical devices. More particularly, the present disclosure pertains to devices, systems, and methods for securing tissue, such as a tissue defect or wound resulting from an endoscopic procedure, e.g., an endoscopic mucosal resection or submucosal dissection procedure. In one example, a device for securing tissue may include a loop portion configured to be disposed about a distal end of a delivery device in a delivery configuration and configured to be secured about the tissue in a deployed configuration. A locking member may be disposed on the loop portion. A tether portion having a proximal end extendable proximally within the delivery device and a distal portion extending from the loop portion slidably through the locking member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2020
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Andrew Pic, John T. Favreau
  • Publication number: 20210128334
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to the field of medical devices and medical device delivery. In particular, the present disclosure relates to medical devices, systems, and methods for delivering a barrier device within a body lumen of a patient, such as the GI tract. For example, a barrier device may include a distal self-expanding stent. A tubular barrier may have a proximal end, a distal end, and a lumen extending therethrough. The distal stent may be disposed at the distal end of the tubular barrier. An anchoring self-expanding stent may be disposed at the proximal end of the tubular barrier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: John T. Favreau, Andrew Pic, Amanda L Smith, Lauren Lydecker, Travis Henchie
  • Publication number: 20210093163
    Abstract: A tissue closure system includes an endoscope having first and second lumens therethrough, first and second control elements disposed within the first and second lumens, respectively, and a tissue engaging portion integral with a distal end of the endoscope. The tissue engaging portion includes a tissue acquisition assembly and a tissue closure assembly. The tissue acquisition assembly is controllable via the first control element, and the tissue closure assembly controllable via the second control element. The tissue engaging portion includes a tissue grasping portion for engaging first and second target tissue portions disposed adjacent an opening in target tissue. The tissue closure assembly is configured to pierce the target tissue, and to hold the first and second target tissue portions together to close the opening in the target tissue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: James J. Scutti, John T. Favreau, Ethan Miller, Peter L. Dayton
  • Publication number: 20210068812
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to the field of medical devices. In particular, the present disclosure relates to single-use endoscopic medical devices with integrated and purpose-built functionality.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: John T. Favreau, Ethan Miller, Peter L. Dayton, Shawn Ryan, Morgan Zhu, Shaun D. Comee, James J. Scutti
  • Publication number: 20210068813
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to systems, devices, and methods for endoscopic suture termination. In some embodiments, a suture device may include an elongate member having a working channel and a suture channel, the elongate member having a proximal end and a distal end. The suture device may further include a suture extending through the suture channel, and a plurality of anchor components coupled to the suture, wherein the suture and the plurality of anchor components are deployable from the elongate member for engagement with a target tissue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Morgan Zhu, Shaun D. Comee, Peter L. Dayton, John T. Favreau
  • Publication number: 20210059659
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the field of tissue closures including medical devices that close openings in tissue during a surgical procedure. In particular, the present disclosure relates to devices that transition from a constrained to an unconstrained configuration to engage tissue on opposing sides of a tissue opening, and hold opposing tissue portions together to maintain the opening in a closed configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: Peter L. Dayton, James J. Scutti, Shawn Ryan, John T. Favreau
  • Publication number: 20210022740
    Abstract: The present disclosure pertains to medical devices. More particularly, the present disclosure pertains to devices, systems, and methods for closing a wound, such as a tissue defect resulting from an endoscopic mucosal resection or endoscopic submucosal dissection procedure. In one example, a device for closing a wound may include a closure element having a delivery configuration and a deployed configuration, the closure element configured to be disposed about an endcap of an endoscope in a delivery configuration. A release filament may have a distal end releasably coupled to the closure element and a proximal end extendable within the endcap. The closure element may be configured to substantially close about the wound in the deployed configuration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: John T. Favreau, Lauren S. Lydecker, Andrew Pic
  • Publication number: 20200345986
    Abstract: A medical dispensing device including a catheter, an applicator tip at a distal end of the catheter, the catheter and the applicator tip defining a lumen having a longitudinal axis and a distal opening, a plunger in the lumen and movable along the longitudinal axis, and a plurality of elements in the lumen proximal to the distal opening and distal to the plunger, the plurality of elements stacked along the longitudinal axis for dispersement one element at a time through the distal opening to via a force applied by the plunger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Joseph W. KING, Gonzalo Jose Saenz Villalobos, John T. Favreau, Lauren S Lydecker
  • Publication number: 20200188017
    Abstract: A bipolar ablation device for treatment of a stenosis within an implanted metallic stent may include an elongate shaft slidably disposable within an endoscope, the elongate shaft including at least one electrode configured to form a first pole of the bipolar ablation device, and an electrode lead slidably disposable within the endoscope. The electrode lead may be configured to electrically engage the implanted metallic stent to form a second pole of the bipolar ablation device. The elongate shaft may be positionable within a lumen of the implanted metallic stent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: John T. Favreau, Travis Henchie, Karim Tarabein
  • Publication number: 20190208990
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to the field of medical devices and establishing access to body passageways. In particular, the present disclosure relates to devices, systems and methods to facilitate entry of an endoscopic accessory tool into and/or through patient-specific anatomies. For example, the devices, systems and methods of the present disclosure may transmit mechanical motion to the distal end of an endoscopic accessory tool to facilitate atraumatic access to tortuous or otherwise restricted anatomies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Marc Chelala, Sritam P. Rout, Maria F. Torres, Kyle R. Cowdrick, David M. Gullotti, Amir Hossein Soltanianzadeh, George Coles, Youseph Yazdi, Pankaj J. Pasricha, Ryan V. Wales, Demetri Monovoukas, John T. Favreau