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HYBRID TERRAIN-ADAPTIVE LOWER-EXTREMITY SYSTEMS
Hybrid terrain-adaptive lower-extremity apparatus and methods that perform in a variety of different situations by detecting the terrain that is being...
The present invention relates to a prosthetic leg for those having a femoral amputee, namely those having an above the knee stump, where certain movements can...
VARIABLE FRICTION-BASED SWING-PHASE CONTROLLER WITH ARTIFICIAL JOINT
An artificial joint with a knee axis including a swing-phase control means having a variable friction-based swing-phase controller. The variable friction-based...
ROBOTIC FINGER EXOSKELETON
The present disclosure includes a finger exoskeleton including a plurality of joints and a plurality of sensors configured to measure rotation of at least some...
BONE GRAFT DELIVERY SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USING SAME
A bone graft delivery system can include an elongate tube and a handle having a trigger and a ratcheting mechanism. The trigger is actuated to deliver bone...
SPINAL IMPLANTS CONFIGURED FOR TISSUE SPARING ANGLE OF INSERTION AND
Spinal implants that are configured for a minimally invasive approach to a patient's intervertebral disc space, optimized to avoid blood vessels and nervous...
FLEXIBLE SPINAL FIXATION DEVICE
A spinal fixation assembly includes an intervertebral body and a fixation member. The intervertebral body is positionable between adjacent vertebral bodies....
VERTEBRAL FIXATION PLATE SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR USE
A vertebral fixation plate system and a method for its use in a surgical procedure to fuse adjacent spinal vertebrae to each other. A base member is fastened...
EXPANDABLE ARTICULATING INTERVERTEBRAL IMPLANT WITH LIMITED ARTICULATION
An artificial functional spinal unit including an expandable intervertebral implant that can be inserted via a posterior surgical approach and used with one or...
POSTERIOR PROSTHETIC INTERVERTEBRAL DISC
A prosthetic intervertebral disc is formed of first and second end plates sized and shaped to fit within an intervertebral space and to be implanted from the...
INTERVERTEBRAL TENSIONAL ARTIFICIAL DISC REPLACEMENT
Disclosed herein is an intervertebral tensional artificial disc replacement, insertable between adjacent vertebrae, which includes an inferior plate engaging...
Prosthesis Surface Treatment And Method For Soft Tissue Attachment Thereto
The improved endoprosthetic device surface treatment encourages soft tissue attachment thereto. A porous mesh surface treatment creates on an outer surface of...
Torsionally Stabilized Endoprosthetic Device
An improved endoprosthetic device includes a modular rotational component affixed along the stem of a humeral prosthesis or a femoral prosthesis. The...
METHOD OF DESIGNING ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANTS USING IN VIVO
A reconfigurable orthopedic implant trial comprising: (a) a first orthopedic component; (b) a second orthopedic component that includes a second sensor on a...
TIBIAL IMPLANT FOR KNEE PROSTHESIS
This tibial implant (2) comprises a tibial base (3) intended to be fastened to a resected proximal end of a tibia of a patient, the tibial base (3) comprising...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR INTRAPROCEDURAL ASSESSMENT OF GEOMETRY AND
COMPLIANCE OF VALVE ANNULUS FOR TRANS-CATHETER...
A system for determining the dimensions of a native valve annulus may include a sensing catheter, a transmitter, and a computing device. The sensing catheter...
EXPANDABLE SHEATH WITH ELASTOMERIC CROSS SECTIONAL PORTIONS
An expandable introducer sheath for passage of implant delivery catheters, such as catheters for delivery of prosthetic heart valves. The expandable sheath...
SURGICAL HEART VALVES ADAPTED FOR POST IMPLANT EXPANSION
A prosthetic heart valve configured to replace a native heart valve and having a support frame configured to be reshaped into an expanded form in order to...
FOLDING RING IMPLANT FOR HEART VALVE
Apparatus and methods are provided for use with a prosthetic valve that is designated for implantation at a patient's native heart valve, including a valve...
SELF-ACTUATING SEALING PORTIONS FOR PARAVALVULAR LEAK PROTECTION
A prosthetic heart valve for replacing a native valve includes a collapsible and expandable stent having a proximal end and a distal end, and a valve assembly...
Stent for Prosthetic Heart Valves
A stented valve including a generally tubular stent structure that has a longitudinal axis, first and second opposite ends, a plurality of commissure support...
Stent for Prosthetic Heart Valves
A stented valve including a stent structure including a generally tubular body portion having a first end, a second end, an interior area, a longitudinal axis,...
MEDICAL DEVICE FOR TREATING A HEART VALVE INSUFFICENCY
A medical device for treating a heart valve insufficiency, with an endoprosthesis which can be introduced into a patient's body and expanded to secure a heart...
FIBER REINFORCED PROSTHETIC HEART VALVE HAVING UNDULATING FIBERS
A prosthetic heart valve includes a composite material that has a first plurality of fibers embedded in a polymer matrix. Each fiber can have a first extending...
INFORMATION MARKERS FOR HEART PROSTHESES AND METHODS OF USING SAME
A heart prosthesis that includes at least one information marker and methods of using the heart prosthesis are disclosed. The at least one information marker...
PROSTHETIC HEART VALVES HAVING FIBER REINFORCED LEAFLETS
A prosthetic heart valve leaflet includes a plurality of electrospun fibers at least partially embedded in a polymer matrix. The plurality of fibers includes a...
SYNTHETIC HEART VALVES COMPOSED OF ZWITTERIONIC POLYMERS
A prosthetic heart valve includes a plurality of synthetic polymeric leaflets. Each leaflet has a base polymer and a polymer coating at least partially...
PATIENT-SPECIFIC INTRALUMINAL IMPLANTS
A patient-specific intraluminal implant is disclosed. The implant may comprise a body structure spanning a specific patient's lumen and an outer surface...
INTRAOCULAR LENSES UTILIZING MULTIPLE FILLING FLUIDS
In various embodiments, an intraocular lens features multiple compartments that, depending on the angular position of the lens, present different combinations...
Soft Tissue Tensioning and Fixation Device
An improved device provides a cost-effective, time-effective way to stably and reliably affix soft tissues (e.g., tendon or ligament) to the surface of...
TENDON REPAIR IMPLANT AND METHOD OF ARTHROSCOPIC IMPLANTATION
A tendon repair implant for treatment of a partial thickness tear in the supraspinatus tendon of the shoulder is provided. The implant may incorporate features...
REDUCING STENT FOR A TRANSJUGULAR INTRAHEPATIC PORTOSYSTEMIC SHUNT
A stent used in reducing a diameter of a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) for secondary restriction of flow through a TIPS tract is...
HYBRID GRAFT FOR THERAPY OF AORTIC PATHOLOGY AND ASSOCIATED METHOD
Vascular devices and methods for addressing aortic pathologies are provided that facilitate hemostasis at the junctions of the ends of the device with the...
FILTRATION AND ENTRAPMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD OF USE
A filter system comprises an expandable filter, with a first end of the filter attached to an end of a first tube, and a second end of the filter attached to...
Suture-less Tissue Fixation for Implantable Device
A suture-less pelvic implant system and method is provided for treating pelvic conditions, such as incontinence or vaginal prolapse. The implant can include a...
A FLUID DISPENSER
Described herein is a dispenser for dispensing fluid that, integrated into one hand piece, comprises a variable volume chamber with a plunger disposed within...
CHRONIC CRANIAL WINDOW ALLOWING DRUG APPLICATION, CELLULAR MANIPULATIONS,
A cranial window with an accessing port for medical research includes a sheet-shaped member configured to be installed as a cranial window on an outer brain...
THREE BRUSH ELECTRONIC TOOTH BRUSH WITH SPLASH GUARD
Implementations of a tooth brush are provided. In some implementations, the tooth brush comprises a handle and a head attached to the handle where the head...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR REMOVAL OF DENTAL BIOFILM USING IRRIGATION
Systems and methods for cleaning teeth by removal of dental biofilm. In one illustrative embodiment, a custom fit tray that fits over the teeth and seals...
AIR-DRIVEN INTERPROXIMAL TOOTHBRUSH
The interproximal toothbrush includes an appliance body and neck with a nozzle member having a nozzle tip shaped to fit into interproximal teeth spaces. Bursts...
DENTAL STRIP HOLDER
A dental strip holder supports a dental strip which can be used to polish and remove stains from teeth. The dental strip holder includes a handle, and a pair...
DEVICE FOR TRANSFERRING DENTAL PROSTHESIS
The present disclosure relates to a device for transferring dental prosthesis. The device includes: a main body having defined therein an elongated inner space...
Process for producing superstructures for dental prostheses by
stratification on preformed elements
A process for producing a superstructure for dental prostheses includes the initial creation of a preformed interface and the subsequent construction, by the...
ARTIFICIAL TOOTH AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A DENTURE BASE
Artificial teeth are inserted into a denture base for producing a denture. The artificial teeth have an outer part, which is visible in the inserted state. An...
OPTICAL MEASURING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR OPTICALLY MEASURING AN OBJECT IN A
The invention relates to an optical measuring system (1) and to a method for measuring an object (9) in a three-dimensional manner. The measuring system (1)...
Orthodontic System Anchoring Method and Apparatus
Orthodontic system anchoring method and custom apparatus affixed to teeth, TADs and/or tooth positioning and stabilization appliances and/or orthodontic...
DENTAL IMPLANT SYSTEM
A dental-implant system having a first implant part provided for being inserted into a jawbone and having a second implant part associated therewith, provided...
DETERMINING POSITION AND ORIENTATION OF A DENTAL IMPLANT
Method for determining a position and an orientation of a dental implant includes scanning a surface of a scan body connected to the implant wherein a...
Vibrating Dental Devices
A faster method of orthodontic remodeling for a patient wearing a vibrating orthodontic remodeling device for about 20 minutes a day to accelerated tooth...
ATTACHMENT AND COVER FOR AN ELECTRONIC IDENTIFICATION TAG
Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for attaching an identification tag to a solid surface and protecting the identification tag. The identification tag...