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Method and apparatus for assembling implants
An apparatus and method for implanting a prosthesis includes implanting a first component into a recess in a bone. The first component defines a main body...
In situ patellar fixing system
Disclosed is a patellar cutting jig for use in a knee joint surgical procedure. The jig grips and holds a patella in situ in spatial reference to the femur to...
Surgical universal positioning block and tool guide
A positioning block for use in knee surgery includes a rotational mounting removably engageable to the bone element by a multi-axial fastener such that the...
Methods and kits for treating fractures with a biological agent
A method and kit for treating fractures in a subject entailing placing a temporary fixation device containing a wire in a percutaneous manner across a fracture...
An osteotomy resection procedure for removing a wedge from a bone utilizing a localization device. The localization device being used to track reference points...
The invention relates to a trochanter stabilizing device (40), especially for fixing bone fragments in the region of the hip joint (11) or for fixing the...
System and method for guidance and implantation of implantable devices
Systems and methods are provided for fixation of a fractured bone with an intramedullary bone fixation device. During an implantation procedure, the fixation...
A clamp for an external fixation system includes a body having a bottom portion and semi-spherical top portion. The top portion has a threaded bore provided...
Fixation device for stably interlinking at least two bone fragments of a
broken bone and corresponding fixation...
A device to establish a connection of portions of a broken bone includes a base body adapted to receive a bone nail. A clamping holder has a receptacle to...
Open vessel sealing instrument
A disposable open electrosurgical forceps for sealing tissue is disclosed in the present disclosure. The disposable open electrosurgical forceps comprise a pair...
Surgical operating apparatus
A surgical operating apparatus includes a sheath, a probe body which is inserted through the sheath, and in which ultrasonic vibration is configured to be...
Apparatus and method for accessing a body site
A device and method of using the device to access a desired tissue site within a patient's body and separating a tissue specimen from the tissue site suitable...
Medical device with flexible printed circuit
A catheter or lead having a flexible printed circuit for conveying signals and/or energy. Each trace may be in electrical connection with one or more external...
System and method for tissue sealing
An electrosurgical system is disclosed. The electrosurgical system includes an electrosurgical generator adapted to supply electrosurgical energy to tissue. The...
Apparatus and method for monitoring early formation of steam pop during
A system and method that enable real-time optical measurements of tissue reflection spectral characteristics while performing ablation, involves the radiation...
Device for cauterising tissue and uses thereof
The present invention provides a device for cauterising tissue, the device arranged to be mounted to a biopsy and/or sampling instrument and including a...
Electronic capsule for treating gastrointestinal disease
The present invention discloses an ingestible capsule containing drug and a method for controlled administration of the drug in a mammal for treatment of a...
Vascular guidewire control apparatus
A controller for use with a guidewire, such as a vascular guidewire, provides a mechanism for gripping and applying a torque to the guidewire without the need...
Catheter for reduced reflux in targeted tissue delivery of a therapeutic
A therapeutic agent delivery system that includes a catheter having a proximal end and an opposite distal end. The catheter has a body with a lumen defined...
Monitoring stress on a therapeutic agent during patient delivery
A physician, nurse, or other healthcare practitioner can deliver a therapeutic agent to a patient in a manner that maintains effectiveness of the therapeutic...
Coated sling material
The present invention relates to a sling, methods of making and using a sling, and kits comprising a sling for treating urinary incontinence. The sling has...
The present invention provides devices and methods for mixing a formulation containing two or more constituents, such as a drug product and a diluent. The...
Disposable absorbent article with overlapping absorbent assembly secured
to front and back panels
A disposable absorbent article has front and back panels, each having an elastic film layer and each having first and second zones. The first zone of each panel...
Disposable wearing article
A disposable wearing article is provided with a pair of liquid-barrier sheets on a body-side surface of the article. A dimension by which distal edges of distal...
The present invention provides an absorbent article 1 that does not easily warp in a leg-surrounding portion. The absorbent article 1 includes an absorbing...
Folded fibrous structures
Folded fibrous structures, more particularly, folded sanitary tissue products, especially in rolled form, are provided.
Folded absorbent product
Absorbent structures are disclosed which may be incorporated into liquid absorbent products, such as diapers, adult incontinence products, feminine hygiene...
Sanitary napkin with braid
The present invention relates to a sanitary napkin whose securing means includes a "braid" of absorbent material. The braid structure maximizes absorbency,...
The present invention provides a disposable pants-type diaper including on a crotch region thereof a separator adapted to prevent feces from coming in contact...
Layered adhesive construction with adhesive layers having different
A layered adhesive construction comprising a backing layer and a first and second layer of hydrocolloid adhesive, where the first and second layer of...
Reduced-pressure, linear-wound treatment systems
A system for treating a linear wound on a patient has a closing dressing bolster for placing on the patient's epidermis over the linear wound, a sealing...
Noninvasive lacrimal canalicular occlusion device and method
A device enables a patient to perform non-invasive punctal occlusion by applying firm pressure to the skin external to the lacrimal canaliculi during the...
Method of determining a skin agent transferred to skin
A method of determining an amount of skin agent transferred from an absorbent article to an area of human skin is provided. An absorbent article is applied to...
Delivery needle apparatus with sleeve
A delivery needle apparatus in which a sleeve is fitted over an exterior surface of a delivery needle and methods of manufacturing the same. An elongate medical...
Drip chamber and fluid level sensing mechanism for a fluid delivery system
The fluid injector system includes a source of injection fluid, a pump device, a fluid control device operably associated with the pump device, and a fluid path...
Fluid purge in a medical injection system
One embodiment of the invention provides a method to purge air or liquid from a powered injection system. In this embodiment, the method includes driving a...
Fluid dispensing device
A fluid dispensing device for dispensing a fluid product having a dispensing outlet from which the fluid product is dispensable, a supply of the fluid product,...
Administering device with a multi-component injection-moulded housing
Method of producing an administering device for infusing or injecting a product, whereby in order to mold a housing shell (1) serving as a case for components...
Anchor instrumentation and methods
Some embodiments of a medical device anchor system include an anchor sleeve that receives a catheter (or other medical instrument) though a working channel of...
Multi-seal trocar system
A multi-seal trocar system includes a plurality of co-axial sealing elements adapted for forming a seal with either a large or small instrument. Small and large...
Conical trocar seal
A trocar for performing a procedure on a patient. The trocar includes a hollow cannula having a distal end and a proximal end. The trocar includes a housing...
Hub for tearaway sheath assembly
A tearaway sheath assembly (100) having a splittable sheath tube (102) a splittable hub (110), a splittable valve (150) and a split cap (180). The valve (150)...
Infusion apparatuses and methods of use
An exemplary infusion system for accessing an implanted device is disclosed comprising an insertion assembly, a hub comprising a sealable path configured to...
Gastrostomy tube extension device
A gastrostomy tube extension device used for inserting or taking out the gastrostomy tube into/from the hole on the patient includes a rod, a fixing member, and...
A balloon trocar includes a cannula assembly including a cannula and an outer sleeve fitting over the cannula. The distal end of the outer sleeve is proximal to...
Method of joining a hub to an introducer sheath tube
A tearaway introducer sheath assembly (10) for use in implantation of a catheter into a patient, having an elongated polytetrafluoroethylene sheath tube (12)...
Reprogrammable fluid delivery system and method of use
A fluid delivery system is provided for delivering fluid to a patient. The system comprises a reservoir for storing the fluid to be delivered to the patient and...
Disposable self-destruction safety syringe without fluid residua
A disposable self-destruction safety syringe without fluid residua comprises a syringe tube (1), a push rod (2), a needle mount (3) and a needle (4). The push...
Device for gastric feeding and drainage via an artificial stoma
The invention describes a closure device for the provision of freshly created gastric feeding fistulas, the basis of the design of the device being an...
High precision infusion pumps
A system architecture for closed loop control of infusion devices is described. The architecture provides means to control the flow from an infusion device as...