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Cable fixation device
Various forms of a cable fixation device, instrumentation, kit, and methods useful for repairing the skeletal system are introduced. The system utilizes a clamp...
Method of dynamically compressing a fracture
A system, devices and methods are provided for facilitating stabilization of periarticular fractures. The system includes a compression plate and one or more of...
Implant to stress bone to alter morphology
An implant operable to alter morphology of a long bone can comprise a first longitudinal member, a second longitudinal member, and an adjusting member. The...
Osteosynthesis system for the multidirectional, angular-stable treatment
of fractures of tubular bones...
An osteosynthesis system for treating fractures of tubular bones includes an intramedullary nail with an elongated nail body consisting of a hard metal material...
Electrical intramedullary nail system
An intramedullary nail system including an elongated nail member comprising a cavity and electrically conductive at least in part, a coil assembly, a first...
Steerable needle assembly for use in vertebral body augmentation
Disclosed herein are devices for minimally invasive vertebral augmentation and restoration of spinal lordosis using a steerable cannula assembly. When deployed,...
Minimally invasive spinal fixation system and method therefor
A minimally invasive spinal fixation system comprises first and second bone screws each including a threaded shaft for respective engagement with a vertebra and...
A stabilization system includes one or more leverage members configured to be mounted to a vertebra. The one or more leverage members are further configured to...
Lamina implant and method
A prosthetic implant for restoring lamina after a laminectomy. The implant is generally a lamina-sized construct having a hollow interior. The lamina removed...
Modular interspinous fixation system and method
A modular interspinous fixation system and method are shown. The system and method comprise a first plate, a second plate and a locking cross bar for locking...
System and method for multiple level facet joint arthroplasty and fusion
Facet joint replacement implants may be designed for use on multiple adjacent vertebral levels. Each superior implant may have a substantially semispherical...
Modular occipital plate
A system and associated method are provided for mechanically fixating a region of a skull to a portion of a spine. A plate is provided to contact a region of a...
Spinal correction system and method
A spinal construct comprises a pliable lead. A longitudinal member is flexible relative to the lead. The longitudinal member extends between a first end...
Multi-layer osteoinductive, osteogenic, and osteoconductive carrier
A multi-layer osteogenic, osteoconductive and/or osteoinductive carrier device or system for applying an osteoinductive substance to a bone surface, and methods...
Percutaneous modular head-to-head cross connector
A modular head-to-head cross connector or construct extension system comprising a fastener element driven into a bone in a first orientation, a first U-shaped...
Dynamic stabilization member with molded connection
A dynamic fixation medical implant having at least two bone anchors includes a longitudinal connecting member assembly having at least one transition portion...
The present invention generally is directed toward a spinal fixation system whereby a coupling element allows the physician to selectively lock or unlock either...
Polyaxial bone fixation element
The present disclosure includes a polyaxial bone fixation element for use in spinal fixation to interconnect a longitudinal spinal rod with a patient's...
Coupling assembly for coupling a rod to a bone anchoring element, kit of
such a coupling assembly different rod...
A coupling assembly for coupling a rod to a bone anchoring element includes a receiving part having a recess for receiving the rod and an accommodation space...
Bone fixation system
In a fixation system for controlling the alignment of adjacent vertebra after spinal surgery, aligned fixation rods are held in a mount on each of such...
Guide tool for cartilage repair
A method of designing a guide tool for cartilage repair in an articulating surface of a joint, comprising the steps of: I. determining physical parameters for...
Medical device and methods
hysteroscopic system includes a hysteroscope having a main body coupled to an extension portion. The extension portion may be a shaft configured to extend...
A puncture apparatus is disclosed, which includes a freely rotatable puncture member possessing a distal end portion and a proximal end portion, the puncture...
Inside-out guide for hip replacement method
A tool and method for locating a proper position for a portal incision for hip arthroplasty, the tool being a tubular body having a first portion defining a...
Rotational atherectomy device with exchangeable drive shaft and meshing
An atherectomy device with an exchangeable drive shaft is disclosed, having a drive shaft gear at a distal end of the exchangeable drive shaft for meshing...
Method and apparatus for skin resurfacing
Exemplary embodiments of method and apparatus are provided for resurfacing of skin that includes formation of a plurality of small holes, e.g., having widths...
Surgical instrument handle with adjustable actuator position
A surgical instrument handle operates a microsurgical instrument on a surgical instrument head by manipulation of the instrument handle. The instrument handle...
Ultrasonic treatment system
An ultrasonic treatment system includes a calculator calculating a relation between an amplitude of a vibrating body unit when an ultrasonic vibration is...
Curved clamp arm for use with ultrasonic surgical instruments
The present invention relates to ultrasonic surgical clamping instruments and, more particularly, to a curved clamp arm for use with ultrasonic surgical...
Ultrasonic surgical instruments
A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument may comprise a transducer and an end effector. The transducer may be configured to provide vibrations along a...
Switch arrangements for ultrasonic surgical instruments
Switch assemblies for handheld ultrasonic surgical instruments. The switch assemblies may include a first switch arrangement that is operably supported on a...
Apparatus and methods to install, support and/or monitor performance of
Various types of supporting structures, supporting devices, attachment mechanisms and attachment techniques may be provided to support and/or stabilize an...
Apparatus for performing an electrosurgical procedure
An endoscopic forceps is provided and includes a housing having a shaft. An end effector assembly operatively connects to a distal end of the shaft and has a...
Pediatric combination surgical device
A combination surgical device is provided and includes a dissection blade moveably mounted in a first jaw of the surgical device. The surgical device includes a...
Thrombus removal and intravascular distal embolic protection device
A clot extraction catheter comprises a tubular mesh, a tapered tip fixed to the tubular mesh distal end, a rim attached to the tubular mesh proximal end,...
In one embodiment of the present invention there is provided an implantable filter. The filter can include a first support member having a first end and a...
A balloon catheter includes an outer conduit having an outer surface, and an inner conduit having an outer surface. The inner conduit is suitable for passage...
Connection of a manipulation member, including a bend without substantial
surface cracks, to an endovascular...
A device for intravascular intervention can comprise an intervention element, an elongate manipulation member, and a joining element. The elongate element can...
Method of arthroplasty on a knee joint and apparatus for use in same
A method of, and apparatus for, arthroplasty of a knee joint comprising obtaining a desired spacing of the femur from the tibia by inserting a spacer into the...
Patient-specific sacroiliac guides and associated methods
A patient-specific alignment guide includes a patient-specific portion and a guiding element having a through opening. The patient-specific portion has a...
Drill bit package assembly
A kit system for use in surgery that includes a disposable drill bit, a disposable battery, a reusable adjustable drill guide, and at least one of a battery...
Methods and apparatus for determining pin placement during hip surgery
New apparatuses and methods for their design and use are disclosed that can be used to assist a surgeon in placing a guide pin during hip surgery. Specifically,...
System for positioning a cutting guide in knee surgery
A system is provided for positioning a cutting guide on a femur of a knee to make a cut along a distal end of the femur during knee surgery. The system may...
Surgical sagittal saw and blade cartridge, the blade cartridge having
reinforcing ribs integral with the blade bar
A surgical sagittal and a saw blade cartridge. The saw has a head to which the blade cartridge is releasably mounted and a clamping assembly that releasably...
Endoscopic surgical clip applier
An apparatus for application of surgical clips to body tissue is provided and includes a handle assembly; a shaft assembly including a housing extending...
Devices and methods for endovascular access and therapy
The present invention provides for devices and methods for providing endovascular therapy, including facilitating establishment of vascular access, placement of...
Implantation device with handle and method of use thereof
An instrument for deploying an implantable medical device into a body lumen is disclosed. The instrument comprises a base member having a base handle and a...
Methods for cryptographic identification of interchangeable parts for
A method for encrypted authentication of interchangeable parts of a surgical instrument includes providing a surgical end effector at a distal end of a handle...
Apparatus and method for resectioning gastro-esophageal tissue
A system for stapling tissue comprises a flexible endoscope and an operative head including a pair of opposed, curved tissue clamping jaws sized to pass through...
Surgical instrument having force feedback capabilities
A surgical instrument. The surgical instrument has a force delivery system which communicates a changing force to a user of the surgical instrument when a limit...