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Actuator assembly for prosthetic or orthotic joint
A system and method associated with the movement of a limb. In one example, the system, such as a prosthetic or orthotic system, includes an actuator that...
Ureteral stents for release of urologically beneficial agents
According to one aspect of the invention, ureteral stents are provided that comprise an elongated stent body and a urologically beneficial agent. The elongated...
Method for treating morbid obesity
A method for treating morbid obesity in a body of a mammal having a gastrointestinal tract extending through a stomach and a pyloric sphincter and a wall...
Pyloric valve obstructing devices and methods
Methods, devices and systems facilitate intermittent and/or partial obstruction of a pyloric valve. Devices generally include a support portion for preventing...
Partially soluble implantable or insertable medical devices
An elongate medical device configured for at least partial implantation or insertion into a subject. The medical device has at least one surface that contains...
Orthopaedic implant kit, orthopaedic surgery kit and associated method
A kit for use in performing revision surgery on a cavity in a canal of extending from a resected plane a long bone is provided. The kit includes a canal...
Method and apparatus for constructing a modular acetabulum
A prosthetic system for replacement of a portion of a hip bone including a plurality of acetabular components and a plurality of flange components. The...
Method and apparatus for removing a bearing
A method for removing a bearing that is coupled to a prosthetic implant by a ring includes advancing a distal end of a removal tool in a first direction and...
Ankle replacement system
A total ankle replacement system, novel surgical method for total ankle replacement, and novel surgical tools for performing the surgical method are described....
Knee arthroplasty prosthesis
A knee arthroplasty prosthesis includes a femoral component having multiple pieces with engagement means provided for engaging various pieces of the femoral...
Lateral elbow prosthesis--proximal radioulnar joint
A proximal radioulnar joint (lateral elbow) prosthesis includes an ulnar brace member to be secured to the outer surface of the ulna bone. The ulnar brace...
Hybrid glenoid for shoulder arthroplasty
Glenoid prosthesis with a hybrid design (combining both peg and keel designs), and surgical methods for reconstitution of a shoulder joint. The hybrid design...
Intervertebral disc annulus stent
A stent, or device for repair and reconstruction of the spinal disc wall, or annulus fibrosus, after surgical incision or pathologic rupture, which is inserted...
Artificial intervertebral disc having a slotted belleville washer force
An intervertebral spacer device includes first and second plates disposed in a spaced apart relationship, each plate having an inner surface and an outer...
Graft ligament anchor and method for attaching a graft ligament to a bone
A graft ligament anchor comprises a graft ligament engagement member disposed in an opening in a bone, the graft ligament engagement member being arranged to...
Tunnel measuring device for ligament reconstruction
Measuring devices and methods of determining the appropriate graft length for reconstructive surgery, for example for an all-inside ACL reconstruction ligament...
Multifocal accommodating intraocular lens
An intraocular lens for providing accommodative visions to a subject includes an adjustable optic and a haptic that is operably coupled to the optic. The...
Intraocular implant devices
A deformable intracapsular implant device for shaping an enucleated lens capsule sac for use in cataract procedures and refractive lensectomy procedures. In one...
Ophthalmic and otorhinolaryngological device materials
Disclosed are soft, high refractive index, acrylic device materials. The materials contain a hydrophilic side-chain macromer for glistening resistance.
Low profile heart valve and delivery system
Apparatus for endovascularly replacing a patient's heart valve, including: a delivery catheter having a diameter of 21 french or less; an expandable anchor...
Method of implanting an annuloplasty prosthesis
A simplified and more easily employed tool for holding an implantable annuloplasty prosthesis during passage of sutures through the prosthesis and for...
Stent coating for eluting medication
A vascular stent comprising a drug-eluting outer layer of a porous sputtered columnar metal having each column capped with a biocompatible carbon-containing...
Endoprosthesis having a fiber meshwork disposed thereon
The present invention comprises a medical device having an underlying structure on which is disposed a fiber meshwork composed of one or more fibers of...
Intraluminal stent including therapeutic agent delivery pads, and method
of manufacturing the same
An intraluminal stent, an intraluminal stent delivery system, and a method of manufacturing an intraluminal stent. The stent comprises a body and at least one...
Self-expandable stent delivery system for bifurcated lesions
Self-expandable bifurcation stent and systems for delivery and implantation of the self-expandable bifurcation stent, comprising a self-expandable bifurcation...
Branched stent/graft and method of fabrication
Branched braided stent or graft devices and processes for fabrication of the devices are disclosed in which a trunk portion and two hinge leg portions are...
Endoprosthesis having foot extensions
Endoprosthesis, such as a stent, includes at least one annular element defined by a first set of strut members interconnected to define apices proximate...
Graft systems having filling structures supported by scaffolds and methods
for their use
Aneurysms are treated by filling at least one double-walled filling structure with a curable medium within the aneurysm. The filling structures may be delivered...
Prosthesis fixation device and method
A prosthesis anchor is adapted to convert a previously untreatable anatomy into a more typical and treatable condition. Preferably, the anchor is adapted to be...
Medical devices including one or more ceramic fibers are disclosed. In some embodiments, each dimension of the ceramic fiber(s) is equal to or greater than one...
An expandable endolumenal prosthesis comprises, in its non-expanded configuration, a tubular body extending along a longitudinal axis and having a distal end...
Medical device that signals lumen loss
Embodiments of the present invention relate to medical devices that provide signals to diagnostic equipment such that functionality of an implantable member can...
Fenestrated intraluminal stent system
An intraluminal prosthesis is provided for strengthening a main lumen and a branch lumen that branches from the main lumen. The intraluminal prosthesis can...
Reversible applicator for an intraluminal endoprosthesis
A reversible applicator for an intraluminal endoprosthesis with a pusher, an outer sheath sliding longitudinally relative to this pusher, and an endoprosthesis...
Medical device retaining sheath and medical device delivery system
An endoluminal prosthetic delivery system provides a delivery sheath possessing a yield strength capable of allowing implantation of the prosthesis with...
Each leg of a U tube blanket is configured to have at least one row of holes extending substantially along the length thereof. The size of the holes is...
A phototherapy system having a rigid support surface adapted to support a patient without substantial deformation; a light source disposed so as to transmit...
Hair restoration device and methods of using and manufacturing the same
The present invention provides for a hair restoration device and methods of manufacturing and using the same. In one embodiment, the hair restoration device is...
Active compression to facilitate healing of bones
A bone fixation device includes one or more springs and one or more spacers disposed between two orthopedic structures. The orthopedic structures may comprise...
Bone anchoring device
A bone anchoring device includes a receiving part for receiving a rod, the receiving part has a first bore coaxial with a longitudinal axis and a second bore,...
Spine fixation device
A spine fixation device is provided. The spine fixation device includes a bone screw, a fixation carrier, and a first locking member. The fixation carrier is...
Polyaxial locking screw plate assembly
A bone fixation screw includes a threaded screw shank and a screw head having upper and lower ends. The screw head lower end is secured to a proximal end of...
Implant for fixing bone plates
An implant is provided for fixing neighboring bone plates of the cranial bone in a simple and reliable manner. The implant comprises an outer bearing element...
MIS crosslink apparatus and methods for spinal implant
A spinal implant provides support for desired parts of the spine. The implant can provide support in fusion situations. The spinal implant includes a pair of...
Revision system and method for a dynamic stabilization and motion
preservation spinal implantation system and...
A dynamic stabilization, motion preservation spinal implant system includes an anchor system, a horizontal rod system and a vertical rod system. The systems are...
Bone fixing device
The invention concerns a bone fixing device (1) for immobilizing a linking rod (2) designed to connect at least one bone fragment (3) to another, said device...
Bone fixation assembly
A bone fixation assembly and associated method. The bone fixation assembly includes a bone fastener having a head and a bone-engaging portion, a receiver...
Versatile offset polyaxial connector and method for dynamic stabilization
of the spine
A versatile offset connector for connecting components of a dynamic stabilization system which supports the spine while providing for the preservation of spinal...
Spinal screw assembly and screw insertion tool
A bone screw assembly includes a tulip-shaped seat, a bone fixation device, a ring-shaped washer, a rod and a cap. The tulip-shaped seat comprises a through...
Spine implant with a deflection rod system and connecting linkages and
A dynamic stabilization, motion preservation spinal implant system includes a deflection rod system implant. The system is modular so that various constructs...