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User feedback through handpiece of surgical instrument
A surgical instrument includes a handpiece having a user input feature and a user feedback feature. A shaft assembly extends distally from the handpiece. An end...
Limited reuse ablation needles and ablation devices for use therewith
A surgical instrument includes a reusable component and a limited-use component releasably engagable with the reusable component. The limited-use component is...
RF energy controller and method for electrosurgical medical devices
A control unit controls delivery of RF energy generated by an RF generator to a medical device configured to perform a medical procedure. The control unit may...
Tissue graft anchor assembly and instrumentation for use therewith
The present disclosure relates to a soft tissue graft anchor. The anchor includes a plurality of prongs, each prong including a distal end and a proximal end,...
A system and method for pressing fragments of a fracture against each other includes a compression device comprising a hollow shaft. The system has an inner...
Multiple member interconnect for surgical instrument and absorbable screw
An absorbable screw fastener and a method of firing with an applicator capable of applying a surgical fastener to tissue in order to form tissue connection to...
Drug eluting surgical screw
The present invention provides a drug eluting surgical screw and a method for manufacturing a drug eluting surgical screw. The drug eluting surgical screw may...
Bone fixation plate
An apparatus for reducing the profile of a bone fixation plate while, preventing backing out of screws is disclosed. The apparatus includes at least one section...
Intraosseous intramedullary fixation assembly and method of use
An intramedullary assembly for intraosseous bone fusion includes a lag screw member and a tapered screw member. The lag screw member includes a first elongated...
A battery pack for a use with a powered surgical tool. The battery pack may include a housing with an outer wall and opposing first and second ends. The housing...
Lateral spinous process spacer with deployable wings
Interspinous process implants are disclosed. Also disclosed are systems and kits including such implants, methods of inserting such implants, and methods of...
Dynamic and non-dynamic interspinous fusion implant and bone growth
An interspinous fusion device is described. The interspinous fusion device includes a spacer member and an anchor member. The spacer member has a ring with two...
Receiving part for receiving a rod for coupling the rod to a bone
anchoring element and a bone anchoring device...
A receiving part for coupling a rod to a bone anchoring element includes a receiving part body having a first end, a second end, a channel for receiving a rod,...
Spinal implant with a flexible extension element
A spinal implant with at least one flexible elongated extension element is provided. The spinal implant has a profile that is lower than standard spinal...
Spinal implant connection assembly
The present invention provides a connection assembly that can be used to securely connect a spinal implant to a bone anchor. In particular, the present...
Anchor for attachment to a bony structure
Anchor for attachment to a bony structure, comprising a hook, an anchor body with a distal wall facing the hook, and a fastening system for fastening a...
Bone screw coupling assembly
A coupling assembly is presented. The coupling assembly is used to selectively couple a bone screw having an elongate shaft and a head to an elongate rod. The...
Apparatus and method for removing a foreign object from a rectal cavity
A new and useful apparatus and method are provided for removing a foreign object from a rectal cavity. An anoscope is configured for insertion through the anus...
Method for atraumatic hip access
An obturator provides access to a joint through a capsule surrounding the joint. A distal end of the obturator has a first distal location with a first width...
System and method for delivering expanding trocar through a sheath
A trocar has an elongate body and a tissue-penetrating tip. One or more radially extending blade(s) are provided near the tissue-penetrating tip of the trocar...
Single incision surgical portal apparatus including inner member
A surgical apparatus includes a housing member and an inner member. The housing member includes an expandable material that is adapted to transition between a...
Access assembly with dual anchor and seal capabilities
A cannula assembly includes a cannula adapted for insertion within tissue and having a longitudinal passage extending along a longitudinal axis of the cannula...
Rotational atherectomy device
A rotational atherectomy device for removing a stenotic tissue from a vessel of a patient is disclosed. The device comprises a rotatable, flexible, hollow drive...
Medical cutting devices and methods of use
A cutting device for repairing a heart valve may include a delivery catheter, a cutting unit including an elongate shaft and a plurality of cutting wires, and a...
Method and system for treating valve stenosis
A valvuloplasty catheter comprises a balloon or other expansible shell which carries a plurality of scoring elements, typically formed in an elastic,...
Tissue severing device having dual reciprocating looped blades and methods
Tissue severing devices having extension members that reciprocate distally and proximally and are coupled to dual reciprocating looped blades are disclosed...
Hair restoration surgery
A surgical apparatus includes an elongated member (1), a dissection module (10), and an extraction module (701). The dissection module is removably attachable...
Automated image-guided tissue resection and treatment
A system to treat a patient comprises a user interface that allows a physician to view an image of tissue to be treated in order to develop a treatment plan to...
Minimally invasive devices for the treatment of prostate diseases
Methods and systems for resecting and debulking prostatic tissue to utilize a shaft carrying an energy source. The shaft is anchored by a balloon or other...
Method and apparatus for programming modular surgical instrument
A surgical instrument operable to sever tissue includes a body assembly and a selectively coupleable end effector assembly. The end effector assembly may...
Multiple purpose surgical instruments
A multiple-purpose surgical instrument having a reflecting, rendering, and sizing tool to increase visibility and provide three-dimensional depth perception of...
Endoscopic electrosurgical jaws with offset knife
A forceps includes an end effector assembly having first and second jaw members. Each jaw member includes a proximal flange having an inwardly-facing surface....
Dissection handpiece and method for reducing the appearance of cellulite
A dermatological skin treatment device is provided. The device comprises a handpiece and a cutting tool, wherein the tool is inserted through the conduit and...
Patellar clamping instrument
A patellar clamp and associated system and method for using the clamp are provided. A patellar clamp includes a pair of handles movably coupled together, a...
Reconstruction of anterior cruciate ligaments
Apparatus for locating an attachment position for a reconstructed anterior cruciate ligament on an attachment surface of a bone comprises locating means 51, 61...
Angular adjustment mechanism, surgical alignment guide and surgical
An angular adjustment mechanism for a surgical instrument is described. The mechanism comprises an adjustment member (102) configured for rotation about a...
Drilling device for forming a curved osseous channel within the body of a
The drilling device for forming an osseous channel (2) with a curved profile (2b) via a straight cannula (6) previously fixed in the body of a vertebra (3) with...
Disk preparation tool with flexible cutting element
A tool for preparing vertebral surfaces following a discectomy has a body and a rotary cutting tool mounted at the distal end of a lever which extends through...
Endoscopic surgical clip applier
An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue has a handle portion; a body extending distally from the handle portion; a plurality of surgical...
Jaw closure mechanism for a surgical clip applier
A jaw closure mechanism for use in a surgical clip applier having first and second jaws movable relative to one another between a spaced-apart position and an...
Method and apparatus for joining hollow organ sections in anastomosis
An apparatus is operable to provide an anastomosis coupling two hollow organs, such as a duodenum and ileum. The apparatus includes a first component that is...
A medical device is disclosed for joining a first tubular organ (1), such as a blood vessel, to a second tubular organ (2), such as a blood vessel. The kit...
Slanted introducer for end-to-end anastomosis anvil
A surgical stapling device including an elongated body portion having a proximal end and a distal end, and defining a longitudinal axis therethrough is...
Power assist device for a surgical instrument
A surgical instrument including a power assist device, and its method of use for deploying surgical fasteners, is disclosed. The surgical instrument may include...
Interlocking buttress material retention system
A surgical stapler is provided having a pair of jaws including a staple containing cartridge and an anvil. Buttress material is releasable affixed to the staple...
Tissue thickness compensators for circular surgical staplers
Tissue thickness compensators for use with circular surgical staplers. Various tissue thickness compensators are disclosed for deployment between a stapler head...
Tissue stop for surgical instrument
A surgical instrument including a handle assembly, an elongated portion, an end effector, and a stop member is disclosed. The end effector is disposed adjacent...
System and method of using simulation reload to optimize staple formation
The present disclosure is directed to a testing systems and methods for testing a powered surgical instrument. The powered surgical instrument includes a...
Surgical stapling instruments with rotary joint assemblies
A rotary support joint assembly for coupling a first portion of a surgical instrument to a second portion of a surgical instrument. In various forms the joint...
Circular anastomosis structures
The present disclosure provides annular support structures for use in conjunction with stapling devices. These annular support structures may be suitable for...