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Suture passer with retractable needle sheath
The suture passer with retractable needle sheath has an elongate housing with a handle extending generally radially from its proximal end. A hollow suture...
Suture passing instruments and methods
An apparatus for passing one or more sutures in tissue repair and/or other surgical procedures. The apparatus includes a pair of jaws mounted on a distal end of...
Medical fastening device
A medical fastening device is provided. The fastening device may include a first arcuate needle adapted to rotate about a first axis in a first direction,...
Fixation device for delivery of biologic material between soft tissue and
A fixation device for delivery of biological material between soft tissue and bone. The fixation device includes an anchor having a first longitudinal bore and...
Systems and methods for repairing tissue
Devices and methods for anchoring tissue to bone are provided herein. In various embodiments, the tissue anchor systems and methods can provide a length of...
Instruments for delivering transfascial sutures, transfascial suture
assemblies, and methods of transfascial...
An instrument for delivering a suture transfascially may include a handle, a shaft extending from the handle, and a pair of needles that are moveable to an...
Methods and devices for utilizing bondable materials
The invention primarily relates to fastening and stabilizing tissues, implants, and/or bondable materials, such as the fastening of a tissue and/or implant to a...
Exposure apparatus for posterior spinal minimally invasive screw placement
An exposure apparatus for posterior spinal minimally invasive screw placement surgery includes a transverse process refractor and a facet joint retractor, is...
Devices and methods for temporarily retaining spinal rootlets within dural
Devices and methods for temporarily retaining spinal rootlets within a dural sac are provided. In this regard, a representative device includes: a handle...
Medical treatment tool
A medical treatment tool (10) includes a retractor main body (30) and a converter (20). The retractor main body (30) forms a cylindrical shape and is placed in...
Exposure apparatus for paraspinal muscle clearance approach with
posteriorspinal small incision
An exposure apparatus for a paraspinal muscle clearance approach with a posterior spinal small incision includes a spinous process side vertebral plate...
Apparatus and methods for delivering hemostatic materials for blood vessel
Apparatus for sealing a vascular wall penetration disposed at the end of the tissue tract comprises a shaft, an occlusion element, a hemostatic implant, and a...
A medical device for wound closure, including an elongate body with a plurality of portions and a perforated region disposed therebetween. The medical device...
Method for vessel access closure
Embodiments are described for closing vascular access ports, such as arteriotomies, which involve placement and deployment of an expandable device configured to...
Surgical tool device
When processing bone tissue, the work site is often out of alignment with the insertion path of a tool device. A tool device (1) is provided with an endoscope...
Device and a method for facilitating monitoring the cross-section of a
gastric sleeve during formation thereof
A device (1) for monitoring the transverse cross-section of a gastric sleeve (3) as the gastric sleeve (3) is being formed in a stomach (4) during a sleeve...
Self-contained handheld biopsy needle
A method of operating a biopsy device includes inserting a sampling probe having a first component and a second component into a biological tissue mass, the...
Biopsy device and insertable biopsy needle module
A biopsy device includes a disposable unit including a needle carrier and a biopsy needle. The biopsy needle has a distal portion including a sample chamber,...
Non-visible detectable marking for medical diagnostics
Sample media for the analysis of analytes in a fluid test sample includes a carrier, at least one test field on the surface of the carrier including at least...
There is provided a system having a sputum trap or container that is used to transfer a portion of a sample to a sample slide. The container has a body with a...
Method and apparatus for controlling output voltage of ultrasound signal
A method of controlling an output voltage of an ultrasound signal that is output by an ultrasound signal generating unit to a target object via a probe, the...
Planning system and navigation system for an ablation procedure
The present disclosure is directed to an ablation planning and navigation system. The planning system includes a memory configured to store a plurality of...
Attachment for ultrasonic probe, ultrasonic probe, electronic device, and
ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus
An attachment for an ultrasonic probe is adapted to be mounted onto an ultrasonic probe body of the ultrasonic probe. The attachment for an ultrasonic probe...
Delta delay approach for ultrasound beamforming on an ASIC
Systems are disclosed for ultrasound beamforming on an application specific integrated circuit (ASIC). In certain embodiments, the system includes an ultrasound...
Three dimensional mapping display system for diagnostic ultrasound
machines and method
An apparatus, system, and method where the ultrasound transducer position registration is automated, calculates the position of each pixel in the ultrasound...
Surgical planning system and navigation system
The present disclosure is directed to a planning and navigation system. The planning system includes a memory configured to store a plurality of images and a...
Surgical navigation system
The present disclosure is directed to a surgical navigation system. The navigation system includes an ultrasound device configured to obtain an ultrasound image...
Reduced image reading time and improved patient flow in automated breast
ultrasound using enchanced, whole...
A method and system acquiring, processing and displaying breast ultrasound images in a way that makes breast ultrasound screening more practical and thus more...
Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus
When multiple tissues having differing speeds of sound are intermixed in the viewing field of a measured subject such as a living body, the invention measures...
Targeting system for use with x-ray machines
Apparatus for use with a C-arm type x-ray unit (10) to locate and center an x-ray target area. The unit has an x-ray emitter (20) located at one end of a C-arm...
Method for generating a pet or spect image dataset and hybrid imaging
modality for this purpose
A method is disclosed for generating a PET or SPECT image dataset. In an embodiment, the method includes acquiring a plurality of PET or SPECT measurement...
Tomographic imaging with asymmetric detection
A recording unit is rotatable about an axis of rotation, and includes an X-ray emitter and detector to detect X-rays from a fan-shaped region. The fan-shaped...
Nuclear medicine imaging systems and methods of imaging patient tissue
Nuclear medicine (NM) imaging system including first and second NM cameras having camera surfaces that are configured to face each other while imaging patient...
System for non-invasive classification of different types of
micro-calcifications in human tissue
A non-invasive method distinguishes between two types of micro-calcification by x-ray imaging in mammography. Two major types of micro-calcifications are found...
X-ray generation module, X-ray imaging apparatus, and X-ray imaging method
Disclosed is an X-ray imaging apparatus, which includes a plurality of X-ray generation modules configured to emit X-rays to a subject, the X-ray generation...
System and method for phase-contrast X-ray imaging
A differential phase contrast X-ray imaging system includes an X-ray illumination system, a beam splitter arranged in a radiation path of the X-ray illumination...
Method and apparatus for variable X-ray filtration
The present invention pertains to a system and method for adaptive X-ray filtration comprising a volume of X-ray attenuating material with a central less...
Digital retrofit system and method for x-ray radiography
There is provided a method that includes (a) detecting, at a point on a cable that runs from a controller to an x-ray generator, a prepare signal that is being...
Method for teeth segmentation and alignment detection in CBCT volume
A method of automatic tooth segmentation, the method executed at least in part on a computer system acquires volume image data for either or both upper and...
Craniostat for acquiring extraoral dental radiographies
A craniostat for an extraoral dental radiographic apparatus includes a chin rest and a bite, which are optionally removable. The bite has centering surfaces of...
Method for deriving shape information
A method for deriving shape information of a person's skull and dentition, including the steps of: taking an impression of the person's dentition, taking a...
Detector arm systems and assemblies
A detector arm assembly is provided that includes a stator, a detector head, a radial motion motor, and a detector head belt. The stator is configured to be...
Interventional apparatus activated computed tomography (CT)
A system (100) includes an interventional apparatus (102) and an imaging scanner (101). The interventional apparatus includes a interventional instrument (204)...
C-arm system with extended field of view
The present invention relates to a C-arm X-ray imaging system. In order to provide C-arm systems with an extended three-dimensional field of view, a C-arm X-ray...
Electronic fetal monitoring applications and display
Systems, methods, and computer-readable media are provided for displaying on a user display device alarm-triggering events detected by the medical device based...
Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and method
A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus configured to carry out a pulse sequence in synchronization with a biosignal is provided. The pulse sequence includes an...
Alert system for hypo and hyperglycemia prevention based on clinical risk
A device for generating alerts for Hypo and Hyperglycemia Prevention from Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) determines a dynamic risk based on both...
Method and system for acquiring biosignals in the presence of HF
The present invention, herein is a method and apparatus that significantly limits the effect of high frequency ("HF") interferences on acquired...
Treating heart tissue
Some embodiments of a system or method for treating heart tissue can include a catheter device that provides a user with the ability to perform a number of...
Wearable personal body associated device with various physical
A body associated device comprises a housing, an adhesive layer configured to be applied to a body of a living subject, and at least one standoff located...