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Apparatus and method for tissue adhesion
An array of a plurality of shape memory material microposts have a proximal end configured to be secured to a substrate with a tissue penetrating distal end....
Automated needle loader
An apparatus for loading suture needles into a surgical instrument comprises a body, a first movable member, an engagement feature, and a needle. The body has a...
Suturing devices and methods
A surgical device for suturing body lumen is described, as well as methods for suturing tissue employing the surgical device. The device can include a body...
An apparatus includes a flexible fixation member having a body with a longitudinal extent and a width, the body defining a plurality of openings through the...
Anchor driver with suture clutch
A suture anchor driver has an elongated shaft, a handle at a proximal end of the shaft an anchor engagement at a distal end of the shaft and a clutch between...
Apparatus for coupling soft tissue to a bone
A flexible member for coupling tissue. The flexible member includes a tail and a self-locking construct. The tail includes a first end and a second end opposite...
Dilator delivered nerve shield
A dilator delivered nerve shield assembly is presented. The dilator delivered nerve shield assembly has an elongate dilator shaft with a distal end and a...
Bilateral vessel closure
A system for sealing a large penetration in the wall of a femoral artery comprises an occlusion catheter and an applicator. An access catheter may further be...
Method and apparatus for containing, transporting, and providing a
A method for expressing two materials onto a selected site is disclosed. The method can include providing a syringe that is operable to maintain two separated...
Bioadhesive delivery catheter manifold with mixing fixture and methods
A bioadhesive delivery catheter includes a manifold, a dual lumen tube, and a mixing member. The manifold includes a delivery device passage and an injection...
Method of fusing layers of biological tissue
A biocompatible material layer for use as an intermediary layer between body tissue surfaces to be fused in a body tissue fusion, wherein the material layer...
Instrument tip assembly having self-threading back hub
A actuating instrument including an instrument tip assembly having a yoke attachment thread. The actuating instrument also includes an actuator having an...
Multi-linked endoscopic device with spherical distal assembly
A device for performing a procedure may include an elongate tube having a proximal end and a distal end and an adapted link having a proximal end and a distal...
Surgical retrieval apparatus
A surgical retrieval apparatus includes an elongate tubular member having a drive rod slidably disposed therein. A support member is operably coupled to a...
Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and ultrasonic diagnosis assisting method
An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes an image generating unit, an acquiring unit, an extracting unit, a flap identifying unit, a first synthesizing unit,...
Systems, methods and computer programs for detection of tissue mechanical
In accordance with embodiments disclosed herein, systems, methods, and computer programs are provided that determine a mechanical property of a subject. An...
Ultrasound diagnosis device
Disclosed is an ultrasound diagnosis device for creating an ultrasound image with a high contrast-to-tissue ratio. Said device sends a transmission pulse to the...
Wirebonding fixture and casting mold
The present disclosure involves a method and apparatus for attaching two electrical dies by wire bonding and then encasing the assembly in a protective casting...
Model-based method for assessing acoustic signal quality in heart
A model-based method for assessing acoustic signal quality in a heart monitoring device. The personal heart sound interval distribution of a person being...
Physiological acoustic monitoring system
A physiological acoustic monitoring system receives physiological data from an acoustic sensor, down-samples the data to generate raw audio of breathing sounds...
Particle image velocimetry suitable for X-ray projection imaging
A 2D or 3D velocity field is reconstructed from cross-correlation analysis of image pairs of a sample, without first reconstructing images of the sample spatial...
Radioactive-emission-measurement optimization to specific body structures
A method for predefining a set of radioactive-emission measurement views, for radioactive-emission imaging after an administration of a radiopharmaceutical, the...
Robotic navigated nuclear probe imaging
Robotic navigation is provided for nuclear probe imaging. Using a three-dimensional scanner (19), the surface of a patient is determined (42). A calibrated...
Fluoroscopy operator protection device
A radiation protection device attaches to the C-arm of a fluoroscope and shields and collimates the X-ray beam between the X-ray source and the patient and...
Radiation field and dose control
A system and method includes a matrix of elements, each of the elements comprising a respective radiation-attenuating material providing a respective radiation...
Map and ablate closed-loop cooled ablation catheter
A system for performing mapping and ablation functions includes a catheter sized and shaped for vascular access. The catheter includes an elongate body...
Methods and systems for determining tumor boundary characteristics
Described herein are methods and systems for determining tumor boundary characteristics. One example method involves (a) receiving imaging data, wherein the...
Medical devices with retractable needle and related methods
Needle safety assemblies and related methods are disclosed. Exemplary needle safety assemblies include a needle with a sharpened tip attached directly or...
Oximeter probe off indicator defining probe off space
An embodiment of the present disclosure seeks to select characteristics of incoming intensity data that cause comparisons of selected characteristics to produce...
Hemoglobin display and patient treatment
The present disclosure describes embodiments of a patient monitoring system and methods that include the measure and display of hemoglobin statistics. In an...
Hemodialysis patient data acquisition, management and analysis system
A hemodialysis patient data acquisition and management system resides on a host computer which receives information from one or more non-invasive, optical blood...
Concentration determination apparatus, concentration determination method,
A concentration determination apparatus may include: an irradiation unit that irradiates short-pulsed light to an observed object; a light receiving unit that...
Modular docking station
A modular, multifunction dock system is disclosed. The dock system includes a dock housing with a dock receiver to interface with a data port for both a...
Ultrasound based antigen binding detection
Embodiments provided here generally relate to combinations of ultrasound aspects and antibodies. In some embodiments, antibodies are immobilized on a surface...
Methods, systems and devices for linking user devices to activity tracking
Methods, systems and devices for linking devices to tracking devices is provided. One method includes scanning, by an activity tracking device, for a...
Interactive virtual care
An interactive virtual care system may include a user sensory module to acquire multi-modal user data related to user movement. A data analysis module may...
Quantitative assessment of the skull
A technique for performing computational analysis of craniosynostosis from CT images is discussed. An image-computing platform assesses craniofacial...
Determining a plane of anatomical body part
A data processing method for determining the position of a main plane of an anatomical body part, comprising the steps of: .cndot. providing absolute auxiliary...
MRI estimation of contrast agent concentration using a neural network
The invention comprises systems, methods, and apparatus to correlate changes in MRI data with CA concentration, using an adaptive neural network In MRI...
Apparatus and method for influencing and/or detecting magnetic particles
comprising bridge unit
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for influencing and/or detecting magnetic particles in a field of view (28). The apparatus comprises...
Endoscopic instrument for tissue identification
A method for identifying and treating tissue includes providing an electrosurgical treatment device including an electrode assembly. One or more electrical...
Device and method for performing electroencephalograpy
A device 10 for performing electroencephalography on a patient, the device comprising a sagittal portion 14 comprising: a forehead anchor 44 comprising two...
Correlation of cardiac electrical maps with body surface measurements
A reliable endocardial map is obtained by constructing a matrix relationship between a small number of endocardial points and a large number of external...
Electrophysiology catheter design
The present invention relates to a method, device, and system for improved mapping and/or ablation of a tissue. The device may generally include an elongate...
Determination of cellular electrical potentials
A method is provided for determining cellular electrical potentials using a state estimator. The state estimator is generated using at least an electrical...
Magnetoencephalography system and method for 3D localization and tracking
of electrical activity in brain
A magnetoencephalogram (MEG) system is provided for use with a head. The MEG system includes a shell, and three three-axis gradiometers and a computing portion....
Angle distribution technique for analyzing a physiological sensor signal
The present disclosure relates generally to patient monitoring systems and, more particularly, to signal analysis for patient monitoring systems. In one...
Subject information acquisition device
A subject information acquisition device includes a first holding member that holds a subject of a patient, a first probe that detects an acoustic wave having...
Methods and devices for in vivo targeted light therapy
Catheter-based systems for in-vivo targeted light therapy include a first type of catheter configured for photo-activating photosensitive substances in tissue,...
Method and system for intelligent linking of medical data
Described herein are systems and methods for intelligently combining medical findings received across different modalities. The system comprises an extraction...