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Patient positioning support structure
A patient support system includes independently adjustable end columns supporting a centrally hinged, jointed or breaking patient support structure. At least...
Standing mobility and/or transfer device
The present invention provides a standing mobility and/or transfer device for handicapped users including an articulating foot platform system effective to move...
Wheelchair including a collapsible and/or angle adjustable backrest frame
The present invention relates to a wheelchair (10) comprising a wheelchair frame (1) resting on wheels (2, 3) and supporting a seat (4), and a backrest frame...
Suspension for wheeled vehicles
A wheelchair suspension comprises a frame, at least one pivot arm, at least one front caster, at least one rear caster, a stabilizing system, and a sensor. The...
System and method for transferring a wheeled load into a transport vehicle
A simple, adjustable lift system to load a cot bearing a patient into and out of an ambulance and a method of transferring a load on a transport into a vehicle...
Patient transport platform
Embodiments of a patient transport platform employing one or more adjustable columns interposed between a base having caster wheels with one or more...
Absorbent article with bonded web material
An absorbent article to be worn the lower torso is provided. The absorbent article comprises a chassis comprising a topsheet, a backsheet, an absorbent core,...
Method for producing sanitary articles wearable as pants provided with
A method for producing sanitary articles wearable in the manner of pants, provided with at least one pair of side panels suitable for connecting the end parts...
Safety glasses verification
Safety glasses verification methods and devices are described herein. One method in accordance with the present disclosure includes capturing an RGB image of an...
Steerable laser probe
A steerable laser probe may include a handle having a handle distal end and a handle proximal end, an actuation control of the handle, a housing tube having a...
Implant device for the non-pneumatic, adjustable positioning of a human or
animal body part
The invention relates to an implantable device for the non-pneumatic adjustable positioning of a human or animal body part, comprising a) at least one elastic...
Head and neck support apparatus
In accordance with one embodiment, a head and neck support apparatus is provided that comprises a seat attachment portion and a portion which is worn by the...
Nasal dilator with means to direct resilient properties
A nasal dilator of vertically laminated layers, each consisting of one or more components. The laminated layers form a unitary truss with end regions for...
Overlapping resilient member structures in nasal dilator devices
A nasal dilator is constructed as a single body truss having a resilient member structure comprising a plurality of overlaid, island-placed, or overlapping...
Hinged ankle brace
A hinged ankle brace having a semi-rigid ankle cuff and a semi-rigid foot bed rotatably connected by a medial hinge and a lateral hinge provides enhanced...
Progressive force strap assembly for use with an orthopedic device
A progressive strap assembly includes an elongate, inelastic body having first and second ends, and an elastic body having first and second ends, the first end...
Simple prosthesis for manually-challenged persons
A simple and inexpensive prosthetic device for manually challenged patients comprising a tube of moderately elastic material which can be stretched over a...
Ankle control system and method
An ankle control system, having a form-fitting sock or brace, a relatively-rigid support member, a lever motion stabilizing strap, and collar. The form-fitting...
Implantable device system
An implantable device system is disclosed. The implantable device system includes, a first energy transceiver system, a second energy transceiver system at...
Striped sheaths for medical devices
A sheath used to protect a medical device has one or more strips formed over a portion thereof. The medical device is a scaffold crimped to a balloon and...
Catheter systems and methods for manufacture
A method for manufacturing a catheter, includes forming a mandrel by arranging at least first and second elongate members in an at least partial longitudinal...
Systems and methods for delivery of a medical device
In various embodiments, the medical device delivery system described herein can be configured to position and deliver a medical device in a body lumen. The...
Catheter with retractable cover and pressurized fluid
Apparatus and method for delivering and deploying an intravascular device into the vessel including an outer and inner tube that are axially linked by a housing...
Delivery catheter including collapsible sleeve and method of operating
A catheter system includes an introducer sheath and a delivery catheter having an external surface. A sleeve connector is supported on and axially movable...
System and methods for treating a bifurcation with a fully crimped stent
A system for treating a bifurcation includes first and second delivery catheters. The first catheter has a first shaft, a first expandable member adjacent the...
Systems and methods for deploying a portion of a stent using at least one
The present embodiments provide systems and methods for deploying at least a portion of a stent. In one embodiment, the system comprises a cannula having an...
Methods for treating abnormal growths in the body using a flow reducing
A flow reducing implant for reducing blood flow in a blood vessel having a cross sectional dimension, the flow reducing implant comprising a hollow element...
Bend-capable stent prosthesis
A stent is described, which includes a plurality of stenting rings, each stenting ring including a plurality of struts and points of inflection, each point of...
Controlling circumference of concentric spiral wires by length of control
wire in control tube
Ends of an outer spiral and an inner spiral of similar dimensions but wound in opposite directions are joined to form a double spiral stent which may be covered...
Method for forming a stent
A method of forming a stent includes forming a wave form from a formable material. The wave form includes a plurality of substantially straight portions and a...
Stent with eased corner feature
An implantable stent includes a plurality of rings. At least a distal end ring has an eased corner feature formed in the polymer substrate at a radially...
Coating application system with shaped mandrel
The invention relates to systems and methods for applying coatings to devices. In an embodiment, the invention includes a coating apparatus including a mandrel...
Vacuum suspension system
A vacuum suspension system includes a rigid socket defining a socket wall having exterior and interior surfaces. The socket defines an aperture extending...
Pocketed double fabric prosthetic liner
A prosthetic liner having a base elastic fabric layer impregnated with cushioning material on an interior surface of the base fabric layer and having one or...
Midline referencing femoral sizing caliper
A sizing caliper for facilitating the selection of a femoral component of a knee prosthesis includes a caliper body, two drill guide bodies, a stylus tower...
A surgical impactor (2) for inserting a prosthetic implant (26) into a bone, the surgical impactor (2) comprising: a movable retaining means (8) for releasably...
Expandable spinal implant
An expandable implant device (100) for insertion between two vertebrae (400) is disclosed. The device (100) has an upper body (20), a lower body (40) and an...
Intervertebral fusion implant
The present invention provides an intervertebral implant for implantation in a treated area of an intervertebral space between vertebral bodies of a spine. The...
Modular anchor bone fusion cage
A modular anchor bone fusion cage is provided. The cage includes a spacer configured to fit into a space between the faces of two bones that are to be fused...
Spinal implant system and method
A spinal implant comprises an implant body extending between an anterior surface and a posterior surface, and including a first vertebral engaging surface and a...
Low profile plate
The present application generally relates to orthopedic systems, and in particular, to systems including independent plates and spacers. A plating system can...
Unilaterally placed expansile spinal prosthesis
An expandable spinal prosthesis is provided for insertion unilaterally into an annulotomy hole created laterally in a spinal disc between two abutting...
Modular nucleus pulposus prosthesis
A modular nucleus pulposus prosthesis having at least two hingedly connected tear drop shaped disc bodies which combined to form a discoid endoprosthetic disc....
Prosthetic intervertebral discs having end plates and an annular capsule
Prosthetic intervertebral discs and methods for using the same are described. The subject prosthetic discs include upper and lower endplates separated by a...
Prosthetic intervertebral discs
A prosthetic intervertebral disc and methods for using the same are provided. The subject prosthetic discs are characterized by including top and bottom...
Device for expandable spinal laminoplasty
The invention relates to devices, implants, systems, techniques and methods for addressing certain conditions of the spine, including devices, implants, systems...
A prosthesis is provided and includes a central body having an outer surface and a longitudinal axis extending between a first end having an opening operable to...
Transosseous methods and systems for joint repair
Methods and systems for transosseous access and repair of joint surface are disclosed wherein one embodiment of the method comprises inserting a reaming rod...
Artificial knee joint implant
The present invention provides a PS-type artificial knee joint implant, with which the gap balance can be adjusted in order to realize a stable deep flexion...
Method of designing orthopedic implants using in vivo data
A reconfigurable orthopedic implant trial comprising: (a) a first orthopedic component; (b) a second orthopedic component that includes a second sensor on a...