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Kit which is intended to be implanted in a blood vessel, and associated
The invention relates to a kit including a tubular endoprosthesis having an inner surface delimiting a channel with a longitudinal axis. The kit includes a...
Round or anatomical type silicone prosthesis having shell with enhanced
durability and method for manufacturing...
A silicone prosthesis including a silicone shell, which has superior texture and comfort when implanted in the body, minimizes stress concentration that may...
Locator device for medical procedures on the body surface and method of
Devices and methods are described for performing a procedure on multiple adjacent segments of a body surface. The methods generally involve positioning a...
Tissue repair assembly
The present disclosure relates to a tissue repair assembly. The assembly includes an interference device and a fixation device coupled to the interference...
Iliac stent graft
An iliac artery stent graft has a substantially inverted Y shape comprising a second arm terminating in a second end, and first and third arms terminating...
Devices and methods for treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysm
Devices and methods for treating aneurysms, such as abdominal aortic aneurysms ("AAA") generally include one or more stent-graft devices. Some embodiments...
A tissue modification apparatus includes a first and a second guide, a first and a second set of mounts, and a first and a second actuator. The first guide...
Devices, systems and methods for manufacturing orthopedic implants
Methods, system, devices, processes and techniques are disclosed for manufacturing orthopedic implants utilizing blanks and/or fixtures.
Applicator for self-expanding intravaginal urinary incontinence devices
An applicator for a self-expanding intravaginal device has a barrel and a plunger that can substantially contain the self-expanding intravaginal device without...
Systems and methods for incontinence control
A system for managing female incontinence includes a body of biocompatible material configured to fit between the labia minora and the vestibule floor, the body...
Method and device for treating female pelvic nerve dysfunction
A method and devices for stimulating visceral pelvic or somatic nerves or their pathways of a female person suffering from a pelvic condition of nerve...
Animal imaging holding device and method
A device and a method for imaging an animal including an animal holding device for keeping the animal immobile and at a desired temperature during the scanning...
Toothbrush usage monitoring
The invention provides a system suitable for monitoring the usage of a toothbrush, the system comprising: (a) a toothbrush; (b) a sound sensor which is located...
The present invention provides a drive system having particular utility in an electric toothbrush, the drive system comprising a coupling (14) which is...
Method, apparatus and system for use in dental procedures
A method and system are provided for providing patient data useful for dental procedures, including scanning a dental structure of a patient when coupled to a...
Cradle for positioning a final dental prosthesis and a system
incorporating the cradle
A cradle, assembly, system and method for installing a prosthesis at a surgical site. The cradle temporarily engages the prosthesis and holds it in the correct...
Dental prosthesis abutment system and method for using same
A dental abutment system permitting to limit the steps and time required for a dental implant procedure. The dental abutment system (10) comprises a cap (12)...
Dynamic bracket system
This invention is a dynamic orthodontic bracket system which allows brackets to be adjusted for particular angulations required for each individual tooth of a...
Systems and methods for improved engagement between aligners and teeth
A system and method for repositioning teeth in a patient jaw includes an attachment bonded to a tooth. The attachment has at least one force receiving component...
Reamer with an improved blade for root canal preparation
A reamer for use in root canal preparation includes a blade that is spiral-shaped with a pitch increasing towards the tip, and with a cutting or non-cutting...
Laser based computer controlled dental preparation system
A dental tissue treatment apparatus and associated methods includes a feedback-controlled beam guidance system for directing treatment to a defined area of...
Method and apparatus for facilitating access through a patient tissue
A system for facilitating access through a substantially planar and laterally oriented patient skin surface includes a guiding substrate extending substantially...
A biopsy grid is provided that is useful in medical imaging. The biopsy grid comprises a hydrogel layer containing a mixture of contrast agents that are visible...
Surgical instrument, support equipment, and surgical robot system
A surgical instrument includes an extension portion having a surgical tool at an end thereof, and a head portion connected to the extension portion and...
Active drive mechanism with finite range of motion
Various exemplary drive apparatuses and associated methods are disclosed for driving an elongated member, e.g., a catheter, sheath, or guidewire. An exemplary...
Surgical instrument with control for detected fault condition
A medical device may include a surgical instrument and a controller. The surgical instrument may include an end effector component configured to move from a...
Guide sheath and guide sheath system
Provided is a guide sheath that is prevented from coming out of a body cavity so as to allow for stable operation. A tubular guide sheath that guides an...
Steerable laser probe
A steerable laser probe may include a handle, an actuation mechanism of the handle, an optic fiber, and a housing tube. The housing tube may include a first...
Various embodiments of an offset catheter are provided. In some embodiments, an offset catheter includes a guidewire tube and a catheter coupled with an elastic...
Electrosurgical medical system and method
A medical device system and method provide an RF electrosurgical generator coupled to an electrosurgical electrode via a patient box disposed in close proximity...
Bendable catheter arms having varied flexibility
In various embodiments, a catheter comprising an expandable electrode assembly or basket is provided. In specific embodiments, the basket is particularly useful...
Sphincterotome having expandable tines
A sphincterotome includes a plurality of tines that are longitudinally disposed at a distal end of the sphincterotome. One of the tines is configured as a...
RF electrodes on multiple flexible wires for renal nerve ablation
A catheter includes a flexible shaft having a distal end dimensioned for deployment within a patient's renal artery. A number of elongated resilient members are...
Device trigger dampening mechanism
In various embodiments, a surgical instrument comprising a handle assembly, a shaft assembly, and an end effector are disclosed. In one embodiment, the handle...
Surgical instrument with separate tool head and method of use
Surgical instruments are disclosed in which an elongated shaft is used in conjunction with a separate, remotely actuable tool head for performing a procedure on...
System and method for a physiochemical scalpel to eliminate biologic
tissue over-resection and induce tissue...
Removal of damaged tissue itself can enable biosynthetic activity in vivo as an unburdened homeostatic or repair response. By removing a biologic and mechanical...
Cryogenic treatment systems
Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into...
A method of cooling a material including the steps of (i) providing a cryotherapy instrument, (ii) positioning a portion of the cryotherapy instrument adjacent...
Cryoablation apparatus with enhanced heat exchange area and related method
A cryoablation apparatus includes a distal energy delivery section to facilitate energy transfer to the tissue, resulting in faster achievement of tissue target...
Modular pulsed pressure device for the transport of liquid cryogen to a
A cryogenic medical device for delivery of subcooled liquid cryogen to various configurations of cryoprobes is designed for the treatment of damaged, diseased,...
Electric ratchet for a powered screwdriver
A powered screwdriver system includes an electric ratchet. In accordance with one aspect, the powered screwdriver system includes a driver housing and includes...
Intra-articular joint replacement and method
Methods of implanting a prosthesis to repair a joint include displacing a first bone from the joint formed by an intersection between the first bone and a...
Cement-directing orthopedic implants
A cement-directing structure for use in cement-injection bone therapy includes a collapsible, self-restoring braided structure with regions of differential...
Osseous tissue delivery device
A mixing and delivery device for osseous tissue is provided. A kit for use by a medical professional is also provided.
Radiolucent screw with radiopaque marker
A bone screw includes an elongate shaft extending longitudinally between a proximal end and an opposing distal end, the shaft bounding a first passageway at...
Method and apparatus for bone fixation with secondary compression
Disclosed is a fracture fixation device, for reducing and compressing fractures in a bone. The fixation device includes an elongate body. An axially moveable...
Method and apparatus for use of a compressing plate
An orthopedic bone plate constructed from shape memory material provides the ability to move from an open shape to a compressed shape and create compression on...
Bone plate with captive clips
A fixation system includes a plate comprising a top surface, a bottom surface, a central longitudinal axis, at least one fixation hole extending between the top...
Intramedullary nail locking hole arrangement
An intramedullary nail has a driving end portion and a non-driving end portion with a longitudinal axis. The non-driving end portion comprises a locking hole...
Telescoping IM nail and actuating mechanism
A length-adjustable IM nail system includes a telescoping IM nail with proximal and distal bodies. An inner magnet within the proximal body is connected to a...