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Applicator instruments having distal end caps for facilitating the
accurate placement of surgical fasteners...
An applicator instrument for dispensing surgical fasteners includes a housing, a firing system disposed in the housing, an actuator coupled with the housing for...
Surgical instrument and cartridge for use therewith
A cartridge assembly is disclosed. The cartridge assembly comprises a cartridge housing and a cartridge. The cartridge housing has a plurality of biasing...
Powered surgical instrument
A powered surgical apparatus, which is configured to engage tissue includes a handle assembly having proximal and distal portions, a movable portion operatively...
Cartridge for applying varying amounts of tissue compression
A surgical stapling apparatus includes a staple cartridge and an anvil member. The staple cartridge includes a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed in rows...
A surgical device includes a shaft portion coupled to a handle, the handle defining a longitudinal axis. The surgical device also includes a first driver...
Surgical instrument having a multi-layered drive beam
A surgical instrument including a handle portion, a body portion, a movable handle, a tool assembly, a drive beam and a closure apparatus is disclosed. The...
Powered surgical stapling device platform
The present disclosure provides for a surgical instrument which includes a housing and an endoscopic portion extending distally from the housing and defining a...
Surgical stapling device with captive anvil
A device for clamping tissue includes a first jaw having a distal portion for communicating with tissue and a proximal portion having a first wing and a second...
Apparatus for endoscopic procedures
The present disclosure relates to electromechanical surgical systems configured for use with removable disposable loading units and/or single use loading units...
Staple drive assembly
A staple drive assembly includes an actuation sled and at least one staple pusher. The staple drive assembly is adapted to fit within a staple cartridge having...
Grasping jaw mechanism
A surgical device is disclosed which includes a handle assembly, an elongated member and a disposable loading unit. The handle assembly includes a mode...
In-situ loaded stapler
In one aspect of the present disclosure a surgical stapling apparatus is disclosed including a cartridge assembly. The cartridge assembly includes at least one...
Surgical clip applier with integrated clip counter
A surgical clip applier is provided including a channel assembly and overlying a clip carrier having a clip counter plate slidably supported in the channel...
Medical device package
The present disclosure provides a package for a medical device having a surface prepared for receiving a target agent and a port for permitting the passage of...
Cannulated instrument with curved shaft for passing suture through tissue
A surgical instrument for manipulating suture within a patient. The surgical instrument includes a short cannulated handle and a cannulated shaft having a...
Thorascopic heart valve repair method
A method for confirming capture of a moving heart valve leaflet of a beating heart of a patient includes inserting an instrument through the chest cavity and...
Suture anchoring devices and methods for use
A system and associated method for manipulating tissues and anatomical or other structures in medical applications for the purpose of treating diseases or...
Knotless suture anchor
A suture anchor comprises a tubular body having an axial bore therethrough and having one or more purchase enhancements on an exterior surface of the body...
Biased wedge suture anchor and method for soft tissue repair
A suture anchor device and method for attaching soft tissue to bone includes an anchor body and a suture locking wedge movably disposed within the anchor body....
Articulating suturing device
An apparatus for closing an opening in a body tissue. The apparatus includes a shaft, a plurality of arms, and an expander. The arms each extend between a...
Medical material delivery device
A medical material delivery device includes a shaft having a lumen that receives a therapeutic agent, and can include a guide having a channel for receiving a...
Disengagable cam system for tissue puncture closure device
A method and apparatus for sealing a puncture or incision formed percutaneously in a tissue. The apparatus includes an anchor, a sealing plug, a suture, a...
Apparatus and methods for sealing a vascular puncture
Apparatus and methods for sealing a puncture through tissue includes an introducer sheath sized for introduction into a puncture, cartridge sized for insertion...
Wound closure device and method
A method and apparatus for closing a vascular wound includes an apparatus that can be threaded over a guidewire into place at or adjacent the wound. The...
Atraumatic arthroscopic instrument sheath
A method of performing arthroscopic surgery using an arthroscopic inflow and outflow sheath which provides an improved inflow and outflow system reducing the...
Minimally invasive instrument
The invention relates to a minimally invasive instrument comprising an enlargeable sensor head with a flat sensor element that has resilient properties. In...
Specimen removal device with gas venting
A removal pouch that is utilized for removing body tissue from the interior of the body as part of a minimally invasive surgical procedure. The specimen removal...
Minimally invasive removal device with breakaway sheath
A tissue removal device is disclosed which includes an elongate shaft having a distal end and a proximal end, wherein the elongate shaft defines a longitudinal...
Electro-mechanical surgical device
An electromechanical surgical device includes a motor system configured to drive drive-shafts and a steering cable arrangement. A control system may be provided...
The present disclosure provides medical devices possessing reactants thereon, which further promote adherence of the device to tissue in vivo and/or release of...
Ultrasound probe diagnosing apparatus, ultrasound diagnostic apparatus,
and ultrasound probe diagnosing method
An ultrasound probe diagnosing apparatus which diagnoses an ultrasound probe having an array of a plurality of ultrasound transducing elements on the basis of...
Device and method for improving identification accuracy of fetal heart
A device and method for improving the identification accuracy of fetal heart rate deceleration. The method includes: collecting fetal heart rate data (101);...
Method and apparatus for ultrasonic measurement of volume of bodily
A method and apparatus for determining the volume of a bodily structure including the steps of acquiring at least two ultrasound images, estimating the location...
Deep vein thrombosis therapeutic methods using therapeutic delivery
devices and systems
Methods and devices are disclosed that, in various embodiments and permutations and combinations of inventions, diagnose and treat Deep Vein Thrombosis or...
Systems and methods for detecting regions of altered stiffness
An ultrasound imaging method for detecting a target region of altered stiffness is provided. The method comprises delivering at least one reference pulse to the...
Heart sound tracking system and method
A system and method provide heart sound tracking, including an input circuit, configured to receive heart sound information, and a heart sound recognition...
Error estimates in quantitative functional imaging
Systematic error is estimated as a function of location in quantitative functional imaging. The systematic error is estimated by perturbing the system matrix....
Method and apparatus of spectral differential phase-contrast cone-beam CT
and hybrid cone-beam CT
DPC (differential phase contrast) images are acquired for each photon energy channel, which are called spectral DPC images. The final DPC image can be computed...
Compact mammograph and associated mammography process
A mammograph is provided. The mammograph includes a source of X-rays; a detector of X-rays, the source being configured to emit at least one beam of X-rays to...
Portable x-ray image system and operating table using the same
Provided is an X-ray image photographing device, and more particularly, a portable X-ray image system available for multiple uses. In addition, disclosed is an...
X-ray apparatus for round visit
With an X-ray apparatus for round visit of this invention, when a brake operation is carried out, a CPU performs deceleration control (braking current control...
Packaging design for CT detector
A CT system includes a gantry having an opening for receiving an object to be scanned, an x-ray tube attached to the gantry, and a detector assembly. The...
Dose reconstruction during radiation therapy
A method for the reconstruction of a dose administered in an object to be irradiated includes providing a radiation therapy device. The radiation therapy device...
Low energy wireless communication systems and methods for medical devices
A method performed by a medical device for transmitting data packets includes: removing select data fields from a data packet defined in accordance with IEEE...
Method of processing cardiovascular sound signals
A math model envelope of a single heartbeat between primary and secondary peaks of an autocorrelation of a received cardiovascular sound signal comprises an S1...
Haptic glucometer guide
A glucometer guide is provided to address the difficulty that blind or visually impaired diabetic patients have when attempting to independently use a...
Pulse measurement devices for bio-signals
A measurement device is provided for measuring a vessel pulse signal of a specific position attached by a mark. The measurement device includes a sensor, a...
Physiological sensor combination
A physiological sensor combination has a flexible substrate configured to attach to a tissue site. Multiple sensors are disposed on the substrate, which...
Methods and devices for the detection of hypopnoea
Automated methods provide hypopnea detection for determining a hypopnea event and/or a severity of a hypopnea event. In some embodiments, a calculated...
System and method for target muscle glycogen score determination and
Provided is a non-invasive system and method for determining a target glycogen score value for a target muscle and potentially at least one indicator muscle....