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Suturing device, system, and method
Improved medical suturing devices, systems, and methods may hold a suture needle at a fixed location relative to a handle of the device, allowing the surgeon to...
An endoscopic instrument used to form an artificial valve for treating gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Modular hip inserter/positioner
A modular hip body/stem inserter comprises a stem inserter and a holder. A proximal body portion of an implant is loaded, or mounted, onto the holder. A distal...
Apparatus and method for hip cup extraction
A hip cup extraction apparatus (101) comprising a shaft (402), a handle (404), a semicircular cutting blade (406), a spring loaded latching member (408), and a...
Selectively locking device
A locking element comprising a frame defining a central lumen through which a portion of the elongate member fits; one or more levers extending in the second...
Surgical instrument and osteosynthesis device
A surgical instrument for holding and inserting a connection member of an osteosynthesis device into a retainer of a bone anchorage element comprises a distal...
A guard and method for guiding a bone removal device to form an implantation space in the human spine and, if desired, for inserting a spinal implant into the...
Navigated lateral/medial femoral resection guide
A multi-piece knee resection instrument for use in forming an anterior cut, an anterior chamfer cut, a posterior cut and a posterior chamfer cut on a distal...
Irrigated catheter and method, in particular for ablation and like
The invention relates to a variety of catheters provided with an elongate body with an electrically conductive first end. Wherein through said elongate body at...
Fluid-assisted medical devices, systems and methods
Surgical devices for treating tissue are provided. Also provided are systems for treating tissue and methods of treating tissue. An exemplary surgical device...
Cooled helical antenna for microwave ablation
A microwave antenna assembly including an elongated cooling jacket having proximal and distal ends and an inner lumen defined therebetween and a helical...
Methods, apparatus, and systems for occluding a left atrial appendage are provided. One embodiment includes an elongate body having a tissue apposition member...
Subdermal cryogenic remodeling of muscles, nerves, connective tissue,
and/or adipose tissue (fat)
Devices, systems, and methods treat cosmetic defects, and often apply cooling with at least one tissue-penetrating probe inserted through of the skin of a...
Medical radiation device with a tapered fused waveguide
A radiation emitting apparatus is disclosed that emits a substantially homogenous beam of radiation from an irregularly shaped output end. As described herein,...
Device and method for ophthalmologically treating the eye using a fixation
A device for ophthalmologically treating the eye has a treatment laser beam (UV) for ablating parts of the cornea (12) and a fixation light beam (24). A...
A luer connector including a rigid housing having a first end and a second end. The housing further including a rigid tubular male portion at the first end, a...
Disposable front loadable syringe and injector
A syringe for an injector that has at its nozzle end a connection to the fluid delivery tubing that prevents, reduces, or eliminates fluid leaks, by virtue of a...
Adjustable stiffness catheter
Medical devices such as catheters can include structure or provision that permit a physician or other health care professional to adjust the stiffness of at...
A method and apparatus for a connection interface between a reservoir or syringe, infusion set tubing, and an infusion pump is provided. The elements of the...
System for connecting a compatibility liner with a source of perishable
A system for connecting a compatibility liner with a source of perishable therapeutic is provided. In one exemplary system for connecting a reservoir of...
Device for facilitating cardioplegia delivery in patients with aortic
A method and device that addresses the problem of an incompetent aortic valve by using a simple cardioplegia catheter that can deliver cardioplegia solution to...
Active delivery and flow redirection: novel devices and method of delivery
of materials to patients
A medical device for delivering material through tissue into a defined area of a patient may comprise: a material delivery element through which the material...
Merchandise display systems for baby care articles
A merchandise system for disposable absorbent articles is provided. The merchandise display system includes a first line-up and second line-up of disposable...
Integral urine collector
A urine collector for females that use a frustropyramidal funnel member with a narrow end that has a rhombus-shape cross-section that a user can deform to fit a...
Hypobaric chamber treatment system
A reduced pressure treatment appliance is provided for enclosing and providing reduced pressure treatment to an object or a portion of an object. In some...
Catheter tube and catheter comprising the tube
The present invention relates to provide a catheter tube having excellent insertability into the body, excellent operability and an excellent anti-thrombogenic...
A catheter for insertion into a vascular system of a patient and for directing fluid flow includes a catheter body having a longitudinal axis and longitudinally...
Luer receiver and method for fluid transfer
An improved luer lock receiving septum having a configuration which provides rapid and tight resealing and yet allows penetration of the septum by the luer tip...
Automatic safety occluder
An automatic safety occluder provides an occluder for an infusion set that is biased in a closed position until an electrical signal is received that causes the...
Prefilled syringe and production method for a barrel thereof
A prefilled syringe composed of a barrel having a luer tip at one end and an open proximal end, the barrel having at least a three layer structure of an...
System and method for delivering fluid into flexible biological barrier
A system and method for delivering fluid into a flexible biological barrier employs a microneedle structure wherein a final position of microneedles inserted...
Piston seal for single incision surgery
A surgical portal apparatus for use during a minimally invasive procedure includes a housing and a portal member extending distally from the housing. The...
Drug delivery device
A drug delivery device having a housing containing a gas generator controlled by an electronic controller. The gas generator generates gas into a reciprocable...
Medicine dispensing device
Some embodiments of a wearable, disposable medicine dispensing device may include a piston rod that is advanced to dispense medicine from the device. A...
Dialysis system having optical flowrate detection
A medical fluid machine includes an enclosure; a disposable unit accepted by the enclosure, the disposable unit including a conduit through which a medical...
Method and apparatus for regulating pressure during medical procedures
A method and apparatus are provided for regulating pressure applied during a medical procedure, including an inelastic housing enclosing an inner volume, a...
Medical device having prefilled balloon
A medical device including an element defining a central lumen and a secondary lumen. The device includes a prefilled balloon having an interior surface...
Deflectable catheter assembly and method of making same
A deflectable catheter assembly is disclosed. The assembly comprises a catheter shaft having a catheter proximal section and a catheter distal section, and at...
Methods and apparatuses for detecting occlusions in an ambulatory infusion
An improved pump, reservoir and reservoir piston are provided for controlled delivery of fluids. A motor is operably coupled to a drive member, such as a drive...
Medical device for delivering drug and/or performing physical therapy
Current methods of delivering drug usually require a certain degree of human intervention. For example, a doctor, a paramedic or a patient is required to inject...
Re-certification system for a flow control apparatus
A flow control apparatus includes a flow control apparatus adapted to load a re-certification feeding set. The apparatus further includes a software subsystem...
Injector apparatus and method of use
Disclosed herein is an injector device including an inserter element, a head element, an implant and a set of detachable protector elements for secured device...
Interventional procedure drive and control system
A pumping system for use in medical applications where liquids must be infused and aspirated from a mammalian patient, and whose economics are such that it is...
Safety dispensing system for hazardous substances
A combination of a valve assembly and multi-chamber, sequential delivery syringe is disclosed. The combination effectively provides a safety system for...
Method of treating coronary arteries with perivascular delivery of
A method of treating the intraluminal disease in a coronary artery by injecting therapeutic agents perivascularly into the myocardium near the site of disease.
Method and apparatus for treating a carotid artery
One disclosed embodiment comprises a method for treating lesions in the carotid artery of a mammalian body. The method comprises transcervical access and...
Device for implantation of retrograde ventriculo-sinus shunt
A shunt system for implantation of retrograde ventriculo-sinus shunts to establish a water tight connection that drains excess cerebrospinal fluid from...
Method and apparatus to remove substances from vessels of the heart and
other parts of the body to minimize or...
To accomplish isolation and removal of a substance from a vasculature, a catheter is employed to occlude a vessel of the vasculature. The substance is thus...
Devices and methods for body fluid flow control in extracorporeal fluid
Disclosed are devices and methods for the control of body fluid flow in the extracorporeal treatment of body fluid. Body fluid flow through on of a body fluid...
Apparatus for denaturating bilirubin and bilirubin dialyzer
The present invention provides a bilirubin reducing means which can minimize a risk such as the onset of an infection or the occurrence of blood coagulation and...