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A pessary device having a top, a base, a length, a longitudinal axis, and a hollow interior. The pessary device has a hollow interior containing a protuberance.
Adjustable medical assembly for implant tension adjustment
The present invention discloses a medical assembly and method to deliver and place a bodily implant inside a patient's body. The medical assembly includes an...
Methods and apparatus for treating ventral wall hernia
This invention relates to a surgical implant system for repairing abdominal hernias and is particularly useful for repairing ventral hernias. In particular, the...
Method for controlling flow of intestinal contents in a patient's
There is provided a method for controlling a flow of intestinal contents in the intestinal passageway of a patient's intestines. The method comprises gently...
Anal incontinence disease treatment with controlled wireless energy supply
A anal incontinence disease treatment apparatus and method include and use an operable restriction device implanted in a patient and engaging the colon or...
Fluid delivery device
There is a concern that a mechanical switch could be switched OFF due to movement of a body in which the switch is embedded. If the switch is switched OFF after...
An electric toothbrush includes an inner case, made up of an inner case main body and a motor holder, mounted with various components including a motor; an...
Replacement brush head for an electric toothbrush
A replacement head for an electric toothbrush has a simplified drive construction and desired bristle carrier retention. The replacement head includes a tubular...
Oral hygiene implement
An oral hygiene implement is described herein. The oral hygiene implement has a handle; a head, and a neck disposed between the handle and the head. The head...
Method of producing a dental restoration, dental restoration and use
The invention relates to a method of producing a dental restoration (40), the method comprising the steps of providing a metallic frame (21) having an inner and...
Porous implant device with improved core
An implant device has an exterior portion forming an exterior surface of the implant. The exterior portion is made of a porous material defining passages...
Orthodontic indirect bonding tray including stabilization features
A tray for use in bonding orthodontic appliances to selected teeth of a patient is disclosed. The tray includes an outer shell having wall sections extending...
System and method for controlling a remote medical device guidance system
in three-dimensions using gestures
A system for enabling a user to remotely control a robotic medical device system includes a motion capture apparatus to capture motion of a user in a sensing...
MRI-guided interventional systems that can track and generate dynamic
visualizations of flexible intrabody...
MRI guided cardiac interventional systems are configured to generate dynamic (interactive) visualizations of patient anatomy and medical devices during an...
Method and system for detecting location of a fixed wireless asset in a
A system is disclosed for determining the location of fixed wireless assets (FWAs). The system includes at least one FWA having an asset tracking number, at...
Surgical robot system
A surgical robot system includes a slave device provided with a surgical instrument and a master device to control motion of the surgical instrument. The master...
Instrument interface of a robotic surgical system
An instrument interface of a robotic manipulator and a surgical system including the instrument interface are provided. In one embodiment, the instrument...
Methods for reshaping cartilage structures
Described are methods and systems for reshaping a cartilage structure. Such methods comprise treating the cartilage structure with electromagnetic energy and...
Dual-band dipole microwave ablation antenna
A triaxial microwave antenna assembly is disclosed. The triaxial microwave antenna includes a feedline having an inner conductor, a central conductor disposed...
System and method for monitoring thermal ablation using radiofrequency
Radiofrequency energy emitted from and reflected back toward a thermal ablation probe may be used to detect a gradual dissolution of a reflective interface...
Systems for creating arteriovenous (AV) fistulas
A system for creating an arteriovenous (AV) fistula comprises a vessel access sheath having a hollow interior and an exit port, a side access needle catheter...
Pre-formed curved ablation catheter
A medical device includes an insertion tube, having a longitudinal axis and having a distal end adapted for insertion through a body passage into a cavity...
Methods for therapeutic renal neuromodulation
Methods and apparatus are provided for treating hypertension, e.g., via a pulsed electric field, via a stimulation electric field, via localized drug delivery,...
Ablation catheter with balloon
A balloon ablation catheter achieves reduction in diameter of the balloon upon balloon contraction and increased reliability of the thermocouple temperature...
Resonating radio frequency ablation device
The invention relates to methods, systems, and devices for ablating a tumor with heat delivered from a non-ferrous metallic rod having a length adapted to...
Variable stiffness catheter
A device and method for inserting a variable stiffness catheter into a subject with a catheter body being in relatively stiff state at a first temperature and a...
Ablation targeting nerves in or near the inferior vena cava and/or
abdominal aorta for treatment of hypertension
A method for the treatment of a patient for the purpose of lowering blood pressure and/or treating other medical conditions such as cardiac arrhythmias. A...
Bi-modal linear and loop ablation catheter, and method
Medical devices, systems, and methods for treating patients with tissue ablation include catheter systems having bi-modal steering mechanisms, which are capable...
Tissue extraction devices and methods
A tissue resection device comprises inner and outer coaxial sleeves. The outer sleeve has a cutting window formed therein, and the inner sleeve has a distal...
Operation handles for electrocautery
An operation handle for electrocautery includes: a grip, an operation rod, a stopping part, a positioning bar, and a driven member. One end of the operation rod...
Reciprocating cooling member for an energized surgical instrument
A surgical instrument comprises: an elongated sheath, an energy probe, an elongated energy conductor, and an elongated cooling member. The energy probe is...
Surgical forceps including thermal spread control
A surgical instrument includes one or more electrically-conductive plates adapted to connect to a source of energy for supplying energy to tissue to treat...
Bipolar coagulation probe and snare
An electrosurgical device that can be used to remove pedunculated tissue structures such as polyps and certain uterine fibroids includes bipolar surface...
An electrosurgical instrument is provided for the treatment of tissue, the instrument comprising an instrument shaft (10) having a longitudinal axis, and an...
Vacuum coagulation probes
A surgical device integrating a suction mechanism with a coagulation mechanism is provided for improving lesion creation capabilities. The device comprises an...
Systems and methods for activating transducers
Transducer-based systems and methods may be configured to display a graphical representation of a transducer-based device, the graphical representation...
Heat-distribution indicators, thermal zone indicators, electrosurgical
systems including same and methods of...
An electrosurgical system includes an electrosurgical power generating source, an energy applicator operably associated with the electrosurgical power...
Medical devices for thermally treating tissue
A medical device for treating tissue includes a tissue-contacting surface and a solid state heating element that is thermally coupled to the tissue-contacting...
Intravascular arterial to venous anastomosis and tissue welding catheter
A device for creating an arteriovenous (AV) fistula includes a proximal base having a distal tapered end surface and a distal tip connected to the proximal base...
Cryoablation balloon catheter with guide wire lumen
A cryoablation system has a catheter that receives working cryogen, the catheter having a catheter body that has a distal section having a freezing element...
Neuromodulation cryotherapeutic devices and associated systems and methods
Neuromodulation cryotherapeutic devices and associated systems and methods are disclosed herein. A cryotherapeutic device configured in accordance with a...
Spray nozzle design for a catheter
A catheter-based medical device including controlled refrigerant dispersion is disclosed. The device includes a fluid injection tube that carries refrigerant...
System and method for monitoring bioimpedance and respiration
A method of treating tissue is provided, including positioning a portion of a catheter in proximity to cardiac tissue; measuring an impedance value with the...
Inflatable, steerable balloon for elevation of tissue within a body
An apparatus for elevating tissue within a body, including a tubular member having a proximal end and a distal end and a central axis defined therethrough, in...
Methods and devices for bone preparation
A manifold has at least one manifold aperture extending therethrough and selectively placed in fluid communication with a fluid source. An insertion structure...
Osteoarthritis treatment and device
A method for treating arthritis of a joint includes identifying a bone lesion in a bone adjacent to the joint; and implanting in the bone a reinforcing member...
Bone fracture reduction system and methods of using the same
A method of treating a fracture includes creating an access path to a fracture site in a bone and inserting a guidewire through the access path into the...
Shaping tool for shaping an acetabulum
A shaping tool shapes a smooth bone cement surface, in particular for implantation of an artificial acetabulum. The shaping tool has a curvature, whereby the...
Bone anchor with locking cap and method of spinal fixation
A bone anchor (100) for attaching a rod (108) to a bone has an anchor member (106) for attachment to the bone and an anchor head (104) having a U-shaped opening...
Percutaneous access devices and bone anchor assemblies
A bone anchor assembly includes a bone anchor having a distal bone engaging portion and a receiving member having a recess for receiving a spinal fixation...