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A method for crimping a stent with a PC polymer coating in a humid environment is disclosed.
DEVICE AND METHOD FOR LOADING IMPLANT INTO DELIVERY SYSTEM
A device and method for loading an implant into a delivery system are disclose which are capable of simplifying operations required in interventional surgery...
DEVICE FOR FIXING AN ENDOPROSTHESIS
Device for fixing an endoprosthesis (endo-graft) either directly to the aortic wall and/or at distal level to avoid migration of the endoprosthesis...
BIODEGRADABLE ENDOPROSTHESES AND METHODS FOR THEIR FABRICATION
The disclosure provides biodegradable implantable devices such as a stent comprising a biodegradable polymeric wherein the polymeric material is treated to...
PROCESSES FOR MAKING CRUSH RECOVERABLE POLYMER SCAFFOLDS
Methods for making scaffolds for delivery via a balloon catheter are described. The scaffold, after being deployed by the balloon, provides a crush recovery of...
POSTS WITH COMPLIANT JUNCTIONS
Apparatus and methods are described, including a stent configured to be placed in a lumen. The stent includes a generally cylindrical stent body comprising a...
VACUUM SUSPENSION SYSTEM
A vacuum suspension system includes a rigid socket defining a socket wall having exterior and interior surfaces. The socket defines an aperture extending...
MODULAR PROSTHETIC DEVICES AND PROSTHESIS SYSTEMS
An adjustable prosthesis system for a residual limb includes: an adjustable outer shell having a bottom, an adjustable inner volume, and an adjustable inner...
LOWER-LEG EXOSKELETON SYSTEM AND METHOD
A lower-leg exoskeleton including an inflatable actuator that is configured to be worn over a front portion of a foot of a user; a rigid foot structure coupled...
ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED PROSTHETIC SYSTEM
A prosthetic joint system for users comprising a housing having an interior cavity, a center axis in said interior cavity, and an attachment means for fixedly...
AID GRABBING TOOL WITH HAND OPERATED GRIPPER THAT CAN BE PUSHED ASIDE
This invention relates to aid devices for assisting people inhibited in their movement of especially the hands and/or wrists, such as people who are physically...
MODULAR HUMERAL IMPLANT
Modular humeral implants and methods of use. A humeral implant can include a stem portion, a metaphyseal portion, a locking element, and an intermediate...
BALANCING DEVICE FOR ARTHROPLASTY AND METHODS FOR USE
A joint balancing insert with an actuated mechanism is for balancing a joint during a joint surgery is disclosed. The joint balancing insert includes a first...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR JOINT REPLACEMENT
Systems and methods for joint replacement are provided. The systems and methods include a surgical orientation device, a reference sensor device, and at least...
SYSTEM FOR PROCESSING BONE STOCK INCLUDING A BONE CLEANING HEAD, A BONE
MILLING HEAD AND BASE THAT POWERS BOTH...
A system for cleaning bone that includes a base unit with a motor, a cleaning head with a cleaning element and a mill head with a mill element. Both the...
SURGICAL INSTRUMENT AND METHOD OF POSITIONING AN ACETABULAR PROSTHETIC
An orthopaedic surgical instrument for positioning an acetabular prosthetic component in a patient's surgically-prepared acetabulum includes a surgical tool...
INSTRUMENT SET FOR REMOVING A MODULAR CERAMIC HIP-JOINT IMPLANT
An instrument set for removing a ceramic cup insert (I) from a metal shell (2) of a hip-joint implant has a holding element (3), a securing device (4)...
SET OF INSTRUMENTS FOR THE IMPLANTATION OF AN ACETABULAR PROSTHESIS
A set of instruments for the implantation of an acetabular prosthesis (100), comprises at least one tool (1; 2) designed to operate in the acetabular cavity...
KNEE INSTRUMENTS AND METHODS
Knee arthroplasty instrument systems directly reference and align with the anterior distal with the anterior distal femoral cortex, the mechanical axis of the...
IMPLANT FOR TRANSFORAMINAL INTRACORPOREAL FUSION
The invention relates to an implant for the transforaminal intracorporeal fusion of lumbar vertebral column segments. At least some sections of the surface...
SPINE STABILIZATION DEVICE AND METHODS
An implant stabilizes two adjacent bones of a joint, while enabling a natural kinematic relative movement of the bones. Support components are connected to...
EXPANDABLE SPINAL IMPLANT
The present application relates to an expandable spinal implant comprising three or more elongated implant members. The implant members are rotatably coupled...
An intervertebral implant for being implanted between adjacent vertebrae is provided. The implant includes a generally elongate implant body having a length...
EXPANDABLE VERTEBRAL BODY REPLACEMENT DEVICE AND METHOD
An expandable vertebral body device, system, instrument, and methods of assembly and using the device, system, and instrument are disclosed. The vertebral body...
GLENOSPHERE-IMPLANT POSITIONING DEVICE AND METHOD
A glenosphere-implant positioning device comprises a coupling body having a first portion adapted to contact a spherical portion of a glenosphere implant, and...
KNEE JOINT PROSTHESIS
A knee joint prosthesis which comprises a tibial component (4, 6) and a femoral component (2). The femoral component has condyles (14, 16) which act against...
STEPPED TIBIAL BASEPLATE
Disclosed herein are orthopaedic implants having a medial portion and a lateral portion, each of the medial and lateral portions having a proximal surface and...
KNEE IMPLANTS AND INSTRUMENTS
A tibial tray component includes a tibial tray portion with a post portion protruding from a bone-contacting side of the tibial tray portion. The tibial tray...
PROSTHESIS HAVING A LARGE FEMORAL HEAD
A prosthesis comprises a femoral stem having a frustoconical femoral neck; a femoral head having an articular bearing surface with an outer diameter of 26 mm...
METHODS OF ORDERING AND MANUFACTURING ORTHOPEDIC COMPONENTS
Methods of ordering and manufacturing orthopedic components eliminate the need to stockpile and inventory large volumes of implants and instruments. In one...
CUSTOMIZED ACETABULAR CUP POSITIONING GUIDE AND METHOD OF GENERATING AND
EMPLOYING SUCH A GUIDE
Implementations described and claimed herein provide an arthroplasty system and methods for positioning an acetabular cup implant. In one implementation, the...
AUGMENT SYSTEM FOR AN IMPLANT
Augments systems and methods for attaching two or more augments to an underside (50) of a tibial baseplate (16) are disclosed. An augment system (100) can...
LASER-ASSISTED MACHINING (LAM) OF HARD TISSUES AND BONES
An apparatus and method for laser-assisted machining (LAM) of bone without raising the temperature of the surrounding bone is discussed. The method of LAM of...
PROSTHETIC MITRAL VALVE
A prosthetic heart valve having an inflow end and an outflow end includes a stent having a collapsed condition, an expanded condition, and a plurality of cells...
MITRAL HEART VALVE REPLACEMENT
A prosthetic heart valve having an inflow end and an outflow end includes a collapsible and expandable stent including a plurality of cells arranged in rows...
Synthetic chord devices and methods for using the same for connecting tissues are provided. Aspects of the synthetic chord device include a flexible cord...
HEART VALVE REPAIR
A device for repairing a native heart valve includes a reinforcing structure configured to couple to a portion of the native heart valve to remodel a geometry...
PRE-SIZED PROSTHETIC CHORDAE IMPLANTATION SYSTEM
One aspect of the present disclosure includes a system comprising prosthetic chordae, at least one attachment member including a channel, a female securing...
DELIVERY DEVICE DISTAL SHEATH CONNECTOR
A connector for coupling a distal sheath to an inner shaft of a medical delivery device includes a wedge defining a lumen for accepting the inner shaft of the...
SYSTEMS FOR ASSESSING AND CUTTING PERICARDIAL TISSUE
Systems, dies, and methods are provided for processing pericardial tissue. The method includes positioning a die-cut assembly over the pericardial tissue, the...
Multiple Orifice Implantable Heart Valve and Methods of Implantation
A surgically implantable multiple orifice heart valve having a valve frame with at least two orifices, each of which can accommodate a tissue valve. The...
HYDROPHILIC IOL PACKAGING SYSTEM
A method of maintaining a hydrophilic intraocular lens in a foldable state without immersing the intraocular lens in liquid water includes the step of storing...
INTRAOCULAR LENS INSERTION APPARATUS
An intraocular lens insertion apparatus includes an accommodating member integrally or independently formed on an apparatus body which is inserted into an...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PREPARATION AND INSERTION OF AN INTRAOCULAR LENS
INTO THE EYE OF A PATIENT
Apparatus for guiding surgical formation of a pair of symmetrical sclerectomies in an eye of a patient, including a multi-diameter generally circular cutout...
MODULAR INTRAOCULAR LENS DESIGNS AND METHODS
A modular IOL system including intraocular primary and secondary components, which, when combined, form an intraocular optical correction device, wherein the...
INTRAOCULAR LENS INSERTION DEVICE
An intraocular lens insertion device having a configuration in such a manner that, with the displacement of a haptic toward the convex side of an optical...
Pararenal and Thoracic Arch Stent Graft and Methods for Use
Example stent grafts and methods for placement thereof are provided. An example stent graft may include (a) a main body stent graft defining a lumen that has a...
Artificial Salivary Gland
Artificial salivary gland devices and assemblies are provided. The present disclosure provides artificial salivary pump/gland devices and assemblies, and...
PROCEDURES FOR VASCULAR OCCLUSION
A method of reducing blood flow within an aneurysm includes: injecting a contrast agent into a blood vessel including an aneurysm; deploying an occlusion...
FILLER MANIPULATOR APPARATUS
The disclosure at hand provides a filler manipulator apparatus comprising a first elongated section, a second elongated section, wherein the second elongated...