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Device for placement in the tricuspid annulus
A device (200) for implantation in or near an annulus of a tricuspid valve comprising at least one blood flow control element (202) adapted to capture a volume...
Intracapsular pseudophakic device
Intraocular devices for use in and attached to the natural lens capsule of an eye are provided. The lens capsule may be maintained in a configuration to avoid...
Provided is an intraocular lens including a lens and a pair of right and left loop-shaped support portions, and a folding-back portion is provided in the front...
Intraoperative estimation of intraocular lens power
Apparatus for performing intraocular implant surgery, including surgical apparatus for performing intraocular implant surgery, an autorefraction device...
Capsular membrane implants to increase accommodative amplitude
A support is coupled to the lens capsule to increase accommodation. The support may be adjustable, such that patient refraction and accommodation can be...
Implant, implantation device, implantation method
An implant suitable for being anchored with the aid of mechanical vibration in an opening provided in bone tissue. The implant is compressible in the direction...
Articles including expanded polytetrafluoroethylene membranes with
serpentine fibrils and having a...
Articles comprising an expanded polytetrafluoroethylene membrane having serpentine fibrils and having a discontinuous coating of a fluoropolymer thereon are...
A vascular prosthesis configured for direct connection to an artery. The vascular prosthesis may include a tube of material other than autologous vascular...
Transition matching stent
The bending flexibility profile of a stent closely matches the flexibilities of the stent delivery system on either side of the stent. In one embodiment, a...
Ureteral stent with drug-releasing structure
According to one aspect of the present disclosure, ureteral stents are provided that comprise an elongated stent body, at least one deployable retention...
Barbed prosthetic knit and hernia repair mesh made therefrom as well as
process for making said prosthetic knit
The present invention relates to a prosthetic knit based on at least a first yarn of biocompatible polymer material defining first and second opposite and...
The present invention refers to a vaginal device of an elastic material, the vaginal device comprising a longitudinal portion having a geometrical center line,...
Surgical articles and methods
Described are devices, implants, kits, and related methods for treating pelvic conditions such as urinary in incontinence, in a male or a female patient.
Portable system for assisting body movement
A differential pressure body suit with external support against body suit migration. In its preferred embodiment, such body suit may comprise a close-fitting,...
Dental appliances and methods for their fabrication
The invention consists of a rapidly crosslinkable, two-component silicone elastomer together with a specially designed tray that serves as a form for the...
Generating a chemical agent in situ
A method of cleaning teeth by providing a device for generating a chemical agent in situ on an as-needed basis via the application of an electrical potential...
Electric toothbrush module
A toothbrush has a frame, a bristle holder movably mounted to a distal end of the frame, and a power transmission assembly operatively connectable to a drive...
Glove with sensory elements incorporated therein for controlling at least
one surgical instrument
A surgical control system is provided including a glove having a plurality of sensory elements disposed therein, the plurality of sensory elements configured to...
Device for holding medical equipment, treatment kit, and associated
A device includes a channel, which defines an inner space for receiving medical equipment. The channel is reversibly deformable between a first stable spatial...
Graft devices and methods of use
A cartridge device is provided for applying a fiber matrix to a tubular member such as a saphenous vein graft. The cartridge includes a housing, a tubular...
Ultra high torque device
A torque-limiting device may include a shaft extending axially through upper and lower shanks and a spring to connect to a nut. The upper and lower shanks may...
Laser modulation for coagulation
An apparatus has a pump module providing pump energy, a resonator and a controller. The resonator includes a gain medium receiving the pump energy from the pump...
Methods and devices for crosslinking of corneal collagen and for treatment
of disorders of the eye
Methods and devices for delivering therapeutic or diagnostic energy (e.g., light, ultrasound, ionizing radiation (e.g., x-ray), vibration, heat energy, etc.)...
Microwave surgical device
A microwave surgical device with high energy efficiency produces, at an antenna, an asymmetric heating pattern directed towards the side and it comprises: a...
Systems and methods 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...
Methods for renal neuromodulation via catheters having expandable
Methods and apparatus are provided for monopolar neuromodulation, e.g., via a pulsed electric field. Such monopolar neuromodulation may effectuate irreversible...
Method to remove a tumor using a percutaneous surgical instrument
The present invention relates to a method of removing a tumor by radiofrequency ablation, comprising providing a guiding device (6) having at least two first...
Electrosurgical instrument with end-effector assembly including
An electrosurgical instrument includes a housing, an elongated shaft, and an end-effector assembly. The proximal end of the shaft is operably associated with...
Adjustable clamp systems and methods
Tissue treatment systems include an actuator handle assembly coupled with a clamp assembly having a first jaw mechanism and a second jaw mechanism. A first jaw...
Combination electrosurgical device
An electrosurgical system comprising: a handpiece including: a first working arm, a second working arm, and an activation circuit having a first switch state...
Systems and methods for selecting, activating, or selecting and activating
Transducer-based systems can be configured to display a graphical representation of a transducer-based device, the graphical representation including graphical...
Methods and devices for controlling ablation therapy
Devices and methods for controlling ablation therapy are provided herein. In one embodiment, an ablation device is provided that includes an elongate body...
Handheld cyrogenic 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...
Multifunctional ablation device
An intravascular catheter is provided, including a flexible elongate body; an expandable element positioned on the elongate body; a substantially linear thermal...
Bipolar electrosurgical device
A bipolar electrosurgical device is disclosed. The bipolar electrosurgical device includes a handle having a shaft and a distal end. The handle can be coupled...
Bone graft placement device
A surgical assembly includes a first guidewire and a second guidewire, in which each of the first guidewire and the second guidewire are configured to be...
Devices and methods for treating bone
A device is disclosed for reducing a vertebral compression fracture, comprising a superior end plate and an inferior end plate disposed along a vertical axis....
Method and apparatus for delivering cement paste into a bone cavity
The present invention is related to a technique for simultaneously forming a plurality of paste filled tunnels. The plurality of paste filled tunnels are...
Bone treatment systems and methods
The present disclosure relates to bone cement formulations that have an extended working time for use in vertebroplasty procedures and other osteoplasty...
Intervertebral dosing device and method
Some embodiments of the invention include a cannulated bone screw including a screw shaft with screw thread, a proximal end, a distal end, and a channel...
Method and device for delivering medicine to bone
A system for treating a bone includes an insert for a bone screw or a fixation nail. The insert includes a shaft that extends between proximal and distal ends...
Bone plate screw-blocking systems and methods
A bone plate screw-blocking system and method that comprises a plate with at least two bone screw receiving holes, blocking elements, bone screws, and a tool...
Intramedullary nail, system, and method with dynamic compression
The present invention describes an intramedullary nail for use in orthopedic surgery for the fixation of bone fractures and fusion sites. The nail employs one...
Surgical instrument with integrated compression and distraction mechanisms
Embodiments disclosed herein provide compression/distraction methods and tools useful for fitting a spinal stabilization system in a patient through minimally...
Surgical implants for percutaneous lengthening of spinal pedicles to
correct spinal stenosis
An implant to separate a vertebral cut has an upper portion, lower portion, and inner member. The inner member communicates with a swivelable coupling located...
Polyaxial bone anchoring device
A polyaxial bone anchoring device includes an anchoring element having a shank and a head having an outer surface portion shaped as a segment of a sphere, a...
System and method for dynamic vertebral stabilization
An intervertebral stabilization device and method is disclosed. The device preferably includes a planar spring enclosed within a housing. The housing is joined...
Dynamic stabilization systems and devices for a spine
A dynamic stabilization device is disclosed. The device includes a dual spring member comprising an outer spring and an inner spring that have approximately...
Composite material posterior dynamic stabilization spring rod
The present invention provides a Posterior Dynamic Stabilization (PDS) device that allows elongation, which is a critical requirement for a PDS device as it...
Systems and methods for posterior dynamic stabilization of the spine
Devices, systems and methods for dynamically stabilizing the spine are provided. The devices include an expandable spacer having an undeployed configuration and...