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ARTICULATABLE SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS WITH COMPOSITE FIRING BEAM STRUCTURES
WITH CENTER FIRING SUPPORT MEMBER FOR...
A surgical stapling instrument comprising an elongate shaft that includes a surgical end effector that is operably coupled thereto by an articulation joint....
SURGICAL APPARATUS INCLUDING SURGICAL BUTTRESS
A surgical stapling apparatus includes a housing, an end effector, fasteners, and one or more surgical buttresses. The end effector is secured to the housing...
CENTER CINCH AND RELEASE OF BUTTRESS MATERIAL
A buttressed anvil assembly is provided for use with a surgical stapling instrument. The buttressed anvil assembly generally includes an anvil member having a...
KNIFE BAR FOR SURGICAL INSTRUMENT
A surgical instrument for surgically joining tissue includes a handle assembly, an elongate member extending distally from the handle assembly, an end effector...
TOOL ASSEMBLY FOR A SURGICAL STAPLING DEVICE
A surgical device comprising a first jaw member, a second jaw member, a clamping member and a clamp apparatus is disclosed. The clamping member is slidably...
DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING COMPRESSION OF TISSUE
A method and device for controlling the compression of tissue include clamping tissue between a first clamping member and a second clamping member by driving...
SURGICAL END EFFECTORS WITH DUAL CAM ACTUATED JAW CLOSING FEATURES
A surgical instrument comprising an elongate shaft assembly that defines a shaft axis. An end effector mounting assembly may be movably coupled to the elongate...
SURGICAL STAPLING INSTRUMENTS WITH LOCKOUT ARRANGEMENTS FOR PREVENTING
FIRING SYSTEM ACTUATION WHEN A CARTRIDGE...
A surgical stapling instrument comprising an elongate shaft assembly that defines a shaft axis and includes a surgical end effector that is operably coupled...
DUAL ARTICULATION DRIVE SYSTEM ARRANGEMENTS FOR ARTICULATABLE SURGICAL
A surgical stapling instrument comprising an elongate shaft assembly that includes a surgical end effector that is operably coupled thereto by an articulation...
PUSH/PULL ARTICULATION DRIVE SYSTEMS FOR ARTICULATABLE SURGICAL
A surgical stapling instrument comprising an elongate shaft assembly that that defines a shaft axis and includes a surgical end effector that is operably...
ELECTRICALLY SELF-POWERED SURGICAL INSTRUMENT WITH MANUAL RELEASE
A surgical instrument comprising a surgical end effector having an actuation assembly operable to effect a surgical procedure when actuated, a part of the...
SUTURING INSTRUMENT WITH MOTORIZED NEEDLE DRIVE
A surgical instrument includes a body, at least one user input feature, an elongate shaft, a needle applier, and a motor. The needle applier includes a needle...
MULTIPLE-FIRING SUTURE FIXATION DEVICE AND METHODS FOR USING AND
A multiple-firing crimp device comprises crimps, a shaft, a crimp movement assembly, and a snare. Each crimp has an internal hollow. The shaft has a distal...
Suturing Device with Split Arm and Method of Suturing Tissue
A device for suturing an opening in a tissue, having an elongated shaft, at least two arms movable to a deployed positioning which the arms are ...
BARBED SUTURE DISPENSER
A packaging for a surgical needle comprises a cartridge. The cartridge comprises a surgical needle and a needle driver configured to engage and move the needle...
SUTURING INSTRUMENT WITH MULTI-MODE CARTRIDGES
A surgical kit includes an instrument and two or more cartridges. The instrument includes a body, a shaft assembly, and a cartridge receiving assembly. The...
SUTURING INSTRUMENT WITH JAW HAVING INTEGRAL CARTRIDGE COMPONENT
A surgical instrument includes a body, first and second drive elements, a shaft, and a needle applier. The first drive element has a distal portion located at...
Anti-Backup Suture Anchor
Devices and methods are provided herein that generally involve suture anchors having one or more anti-backup features configured to resist or prevent backward...
TELESCOPING CATHETERS AND METHODS FOR USE
Telescoping catheters are provided that include an outer tubular member and an inner member slidably received within a lumen of the outer member. The outer and...
BIOMATERIALS FOR TRACK AND PUNCTURE CLOSURE
Embodiments include coatings for adherence of biomaterials to a tissue. Systems and methods for adapting such coated materials to vascular access closure are...
SUTURING DEVICES AND METHODS
A surgical device for suturing body lumen is described, as well as methods for suturing tissue employing the surgical device. The device can include a body...
PUNCTURE NEEDLE FOR ENDOSCOPE
In a puncture needle for an endoscope, in a state in which a distal end of an outer sheath is located in an observation field of an observation optical system...
A needle tip section of a biopsy needle includes a first beveled surface having a plane extended across a tube axis of a tubular section, a second beveled...
A biopsy system includes an endoscope having an insertion portion provided with a channel and an active bending section disposed in part of the insertion...
SELF-CONTAINED HANDHELD BIOPSY NEEDLE
A self-contained hand-held biopsy needle has various features relating to automated sampling and recovery. Among the disclosed features are ones suited to...
TISSUE SAMPLE FLUSHING SYSTEM FOR BIOPSY DEVICE
A held biopsy device includes a sample-receiving device with a cavity configured to receive at least one tissue sample. The sample-receiving device is movable...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR PROVIDING ASSESSMENT OF TUMOR AND OTHER BIOLOGICAL
COMPONENTS CONTAINED IN TISSUE BIOPSY...
An exemplary system, method and computer-accessible medium can include, for example, receiving information related to a scan(s) of a three-dimensional...
Flocked Swab and Method for Collection and Transfer of Samples of
A flocked swab for collection and transfer of samples of biological material, in which the swab comprises a support body having an elongate conformation and...
URINE COLLECTION APPARATUS AND RELATED METHODS
A urine collection device and a moisture-wicking article for use in a system for transporting urine voided from the urethra. The collection device includes an...
ULTRASOUND OBSERVATION APPARATUS, METHOD FOR OPERATING ULTRASOUND
OBSERVATION APPARATUS, AND COMPUTER-READABLE...
An ultrasound observation apparatus includes: a frequency analysis unit that analyzes a frequency of the ultrasound signal to calculate frequency spectra...
ACOUSTIC WAVE PROCESSING APPARATUS, SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
FOR ACOUSTIC WAVE PROCESSING APPARATUS
There are included a data processing step of selecting two or more pieces of data from among a plurality of pieces of first element data or a plurality of...
ULTRASONIC DIAGNOSTIC APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD
An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus according to an embodiment includes calculation circuitry, acquisition circuitry, determination circuitry, and scan control...
ACOUSTIC WAVE PROCESSING APPARATUS, SIGNAL PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM
FOR ACOUSTIC WAVE PROCESSING APPARATUS
There are included a data-processing-unit that selects two or more pieces of data from among a plurality of pieces of first element data or from among a...
ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSIS APPARATUS
An ultrasound diagnosis apparatus generates first data, based on a result of transmission and reception that are executed when a probe is located at a first...
ULTRASOUND DEVICE AND METHOD FOR ESTIMATING TISSUE STIFFNESS
An ultrasound device and method for calculating an estimated tissue stiffness based on peak on-axis tissue displacement propagating along the axis of an...
BIOPSY PROBE MECHANISM HAVING MULTIPLE ECHOGENIC FEATURES
A biopsy probe mechanism and method includes an elongate sample receiving member having a longitudinal axis and having a sample receiving notch. The elongate...
APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR MEASURING AN AMOUNT OF URINE IN A BLADDER
An apparatus for measuring an amount of urine in a bladder includes a transducer, a switch for selecting one of operational modes, which include a bladder...
TRANSCRANIAL DOPPLER PROBE
According to various embodiments, there is provided a headset mountable on a head, the headset including a probe for emitting energy into the head. The headset...
ZONE VISUALIZATION FOR ULTRASOUND-GUIDED PROCEDURES
A system for automatic zone visualization employing an ultrasound probe (31) and an ultrasound imaging workstation (32). In operation, ultrasound probe (31)...
METHOD FOR IN VIVO EVALUATION OF THE PHYSIOPATHOLOGICAL STATE OF A
BIOLOGICAL TISSUE, AND ASSOCIATED DEVICE
Disclosed is a method for evaluating the physiopathological state of a biological tissue situated near a joint, the method including: measurement of the force...
FETAL HEART RATE MONITORING ASSEMBLY
A fetal heart rate measuring assembly having a transducer housing with an ultrasound transducer. The transducer housing is adapted to be coupled to the abdomen...
ACOUSTIC AND VIBRATION INFORMATION ACCUMULATION MECHANISM, ACOUSTIC AND
VIBRATION SENSING SYSTEM, AND COMPUTER...
There is provided a sound and vibration information collecting mechanism, which collects low-frequency sound and vibration information with a predetermined...
METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ITERATIVELY RECONSTRUCTING TOMOGRAPHIC IMAGES
An apparatus and method for computed tomography (CT) imaging to obtain an image from gated projection data, such as electrocardiographic gated projection data...
RADIATION IMAGING APPARATUS, RADIATION IMAGING SYSTEM, AND RADIATION
Provided is a radiation imaging apparatus, which is configured to acquire radiation exposure image data and non-radiation exposure image data, including: a...
SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING AND DISPLAYING TOMOSYNTHESIS IMAGE SLABS
A system for processing breast tissue images includes an image processing computer and a user interface operatively coupled to the image processing computer,...
MODULAR AUTOMATED SCORING SYSTEM FOR TBI ASSESSMENT
A computer-implemented method for generating an assessment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) includes a TBI assessment computer receiving structural imaging data...
SYSTEMS AND METHODS THAT USE MULTI-MODAL IMAGING FOR ENHANCED RESOLUTION
One aspect of the present disclosure relates to a system that can employ multi-modal imaging to provide an image with an enhanced resolution. In some...
HYBRID CHARGED PARTICLE / X-RAY - IMAGING / TREATMENT APPARATUS AND METHOD
OF USE THEREOF
The invention comprises a method and apparatus for imaging and treating a tumor of a patient using positively charged particles and X-rays. A mounting rail,...
DIGITAL MAMMOGRAPHY DEVICE
Disclosed herein is a digital mammography device. The digital mammography device comprises a pressure pad configured to be movably installed between an X-ray...
Detector, Three-Dimensional Direct Positron Imaging Unit, and Method to
Estimate the Differential of the...
Disclosed is a detector for a positron imaging unit, comprises a hollow body with an inner cylindrical wall and an outer wall spaced apart from the inner...