Additive as component of mineral oil compositions
Mineral oil compositions with trace portions of additives contain as additive a comb polymer containing ester linkages, either based on a) ethylene-vinylester...
Production of low sulphur alkylate gasoline fuel
A method for producing a low sulphur containing fuel from a hydrocarbon feed having from 10 to 80 ppm of sulphur is disclosed. The method comprises contacting a...
Battery structures, self-organizing structures and related methods
An energy storage device includes a first electrode comprising a first material and a second electrode comprising a second material, at least a portion of the...
Method for manufacturing battery, battery manufactured by the method, and
method for inspecting battery
A method for manufacturing highly reliable batteries includes the steps of placing in a battery container an electrode assembly; arranging an upper current...
Method of producing capacitor structure in a semiconductor device
A method of producing capacitor structure includes, in at least one aspect, arranging first layer, adjacent first and second polarity conducting strips, the...
Method for manufacturing solid electrolytic capacitor
Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a solid electrolytic capacitor in which a capacitor element has conductive polymer solid electrolyte on a dielectric...
Art wrap bandage
The present invention provides a decorative medical covering for the protective wrapping of a skin injury or an orthopedic injury. The decorative medical...
Specific naphthalmide-type dyes, dye composition comprising at least one
such dye, process using same and uses
The present application relates to a novel family of cationic naphthalimide compounds that can be used as a direct dye, and to a dye composition for the dyeing...
Keratin dyeing compositions comprising a radical scavenger and use thereof
The invention relates to colorant compositions for the oxidative dyeing of keratin fibers comprising radical scavengers in the dyeing composition. The invention...
Multi-component hair dye composition
A multi-component hair dye composition excellent in bleaching property and dyeing property including components (a), (b) and (c) which are mixed upon use:(a)...
Process for the lightening dyeing of keratin materials using an emulsion
comprising a dye and an alkaline agent...
Provided herein is a process for dyeing keratin materials, comprising: applying to said keratin materials a dyeing composition, comprising, a direct emulsion...
Ready-to-use composition for oxidation dyeing of keratin fibers comprising
at least one fatty substance chosen...
Provided is a ready-to-use composition for the oxidation dyeing of keratin fibers, and for example of human keratin fibers such as the hair, comprising: A) at...
Method and apparatus for providing resorbable fixation of press-fit
A press-fit prosthesis for replacing a portion of a bone. The prosthesis can comprise a first side and a second side opposite the first side. The second side...
Mechanical apparatus and method for delivering materials into the
inter-vertebral body space for nucleus...
The present invention relates to a device and method to perform 1) disk fusing, 2) an artificial replacement of the nucleus, 3) artificial replacement of the...
Spinal system and method including lateral approach
Embodiments of the invention include devices and methods for implanting a vertebral body spacer. A lateral surgical approach is contemplated with some disclosed...
Bioimplant with nonuniformly configured protrusions on the load bearing
A bioimplant is configured with at least two load-bearing surfaces each having a plurality of protrusions oriented at an angle with respect to one another to...
Sheaths for implantable fixation devices
Sheaths for implantable fixation devices are disclosed. Sheaths have a flexible body with a perforated wall, an open end, a closed end, and a body interior...
Lightweight implantable prosthetic device
A reduced weight implantable prosthesis, including, an outer surface shell for encapsulating the prosthesis, a gel mixture comprising a mixture of a cohesive...
Quasi-spherical orbital implant
A quasi-spherical orbital implant that comprises an off center conical elongation toward its posterior and medial aspects. The conical elongation mimics the...
High ion and metabolite flux lenses and materials
An exemplary embodiment provides a biocompatible polymer composition suitable for making intraocular lenses, especially posterior chamber phakic lenses, that...
Physiological demand responsive control system
A demand responsive physiological control system for use with a rotary blood pump; said system including a pump controller which is capable of controlling pump...
Prevention of myocardial infarction induced ventricular expansion and
A method for direct therapeutic treatment of myocardial tissue in a localized region of a heart having a pathological condition. The method includes identifying...
Percutaneous mitral annuloplasty with cardiac rhythm management
An implantable device is positioned within the coronary sinus and tightened around the mitral annulus to reduce mitral valve regurgitation. The device carries...
Segmented ring placement
Apparatus is provided for repairing a valve of a heart of a patient which includes an annulus and at least first and second leaflets. The apparatus includes an...
Systems and methods for delivering a medical implant
The present invention relates to apparatus and methods for endovascularly delivering and releasing a prosthesis, e.g., an aortic prosthesis, within and/or...
The stent of the present invention combines a helical strut band interconnected by coil elements. This structure provides a combination of attributes that are...
Method for producing strain induced austenite
This invention relates to medical devices comprising shape memory alloys which have been subjected to a thermal and mechanical treatment to increase the...
Axially-radially nested expandable device
Expandable medical implants for maintaining support of a body lumen are disclosed. These implants comprise an axially-radially nested, diametrically expandable,...
Longitudinally flexible expandable stent
In at least one embodiment, a stent comprises a plurality of serpentine bands and a plurality of connector columns. Each serpentine band comprises a plurality...
Vascular stent with composite structure for magnetic resonance imaging
A stent is adapted to be implanted in a duct of a human body to maintain an open lumen at the implant site, and to allow viewing body tissue and fluids by...
Improved stent configurations exhibiting limited recoil, resistance to compression and improved longitudinal flexibility are disclosed. The stent comprised of a...
Longitudinally flexible expandable stent
Segmented articulatable stent of open structure comprised of end-connected struts of first and second lengths making up first and second segments with angular...
Stent for a vascular meniscal repair and regeneration
A surgical stent made of biocompatible material for implantation in human tissue to enable blood and nutrients to flow from an area of vascular tissue to an...
System and method for therapy and diagnosis comprising translatory
distributor for distribution of radiation
A system and method for interactive interstitial photo-dynamic tumour therapy and/or photothermal tumour therapy of a human or animal, said system comprising at...
In order to improve a bone screw with a shaft defining a longitudinal axis and with a head which can be brought into engagement with a bone screw receiving...
Apparatus for bracing vertebrae
An apparatus for bracing a plurality of vertebrae of the human spine has at least two pedicle screws, each having an annular head with an opening therewithin...
Method for resurfacing a lumbar articular facet
Methods for treating spinal pathologies, and more specifically methods for treating articulating surfaces of facet joints. The methods involve providing...
Low profile vertebral stabilization systems and methods
Skeletal stabilization systems include a base, a longitudinal member, and a retaining member. The base includes an engagement surface with a surface area that...
Spinal stabilization device
A flexible connection unit for use in a spinal fixation device, including: a first end portion and a second end portion, at least one of the first end and...
Percutaneous spinal implants and methods
Spinal implants and methods for the placement thereof are disclosed herein. In one variation, the implant includes a support member, a proximal retention...
Interspinous process distraction device
An interspinous process distraction device includes a male distraction element and a female distraction element, which both have a clamping portion for fixedly...
Dynamic spine stabilizer
A dynamic spine stabilizer moves under the control of spinal motion providing increased mechanical support within a central zone corresponding substantially to...
Tissue puncture closure device with automatic torque sensing tamping
Methods and apparatus for sealing a puncture or incision formed percutaneously in tissue separating two internal portions of the body of a living being with an...
Steerable device having a corewire within a tube and combination with a
functional medical component
An integrated guiding device has a tube and a corewire within the tube and a torque coupler. The torque coupler can couple the rotational motion of the tube...
Safe septal needle and method for its use
A method for puncturing a proximal membrane without puncturing a second, distal membrane is provided. The method comprises distally advancing an elongated body...
Patient's skin puncturing device
The device comprises a body (2) and placed therein a needle assembly (1) and a push button (3) located in the upper portion of the body (2), whereas the needle...
Surgical clip with a self-releasing fluid reservoir
The present invention generally relates to surgical clips. A surgical clip comprises a first piece comprising a first base and a first projection extending from...
Preloaded IOL injector
A preloaded intraocular lens injection device includes a retainer for releasably holding an IOL in an unstressed state. The retainer and IOL are removably...
Surgical instrument for moving vertebrae
A surgical instrument extendable through a cannula for moving a first bone portion relative to a second bone portion includes a first portion having a...
Adjustable instrumentation for spinal implant insertion
A plurality of differently configured bone spinal implants for insertion in a spine have a cylindrical bore for receiving an insertion head stud. A plurality of...