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Surgical fastener applying apparatus
A surgical fastener applying apparatus for applying fasteners to body tissue. The apparatus includes a clamping lever including a cantilevered locking member...
Surgical instrument with firing actuator lockout
A surgical instrument system is disclosed. The surgical instrument system comprises an end effector movable between an open configuration and a closed...
Bone staple extrusion instrument and method of use and manufacturing
A bone staple extrusion instruments used for fixation of bone and soft tissue of the musculoskeletal system and the methods for their use and manufacture. The...
Multi-fire stapling systems
A staple housing includes an array of staples each in a staple delivery position or "ready position" ready to be fired into target tissue. A staple driver is...
Methods and apparatus for a staple
A staple constructed from shape memory material provides the ability to move from a first shape to any point up to and including a second shape. The staple...
Ratcheting inserter device and suture anchor arrangement
A ratcheting inserter device for tensioning a knotless suture anchor includes an outer inserter shaft and an inner inserter shaft having a common longitudinal...
Knotless collapsible sutures and methods for suturing
Various exemplary methods and devices are provided for improved surgical sutures, suture systems, and methods for suturing. In general, the sutures, suture...
In some embodiments, the present invention discloses a suturing device including an elongate member having a head portion, a tail portion and a needle receiving...
Suture snare with retractable sleeve
A delivery device (suture passer or suture snare) that may be used in both open and endoscopic surgical procedures. The delivery device is designed with an...
Apparatus and method for fascial closure device for laparoscopic trocar
port site and surgery
A suture placement device is inserted into an endoscopic trocar port site. A pivot bar with a pair of receptor ports is moved from a folded to an extended...
Systems and methods for increased operating room efficiency
Systems, devices and methods to improve safety and efficiency in an operating room comprise providing a suture package that holds new suture needles and needle...
Apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing
An apparatus and method for minimally invasive suturing is disclosed. A suturing device for minimally invasive suturing includes proximal section having a...
Knot tying surgical needle driver
A modification to a standard needle driver in the form of a deployable and retractable projection at the working end of the needle driver with which the...
Laparoscopic suturing instrument with parallel concentric shaft pairs
A suture needle driving instrument comprises a shaft assembly, an end effector, and a grasping actuation assembly. The end effector is located at the distal end...
Anti-backup suture anchor
Devices and methods are provided herein that generally involve suture anchors having one or more anti-backup features configured to resist or prevent backward...
Digital fixation method of implanting a support in a patient
A method of implanting a support in a patient includes providing an anchor introducer that is wearable on a finger, and wearing the anchor introducer on the...
Method and apparatus for re-attaching the labrum to the acetabulum,
including the provision and use of a novel...
Apparatus for securing a first object to a second object, the apparatus comprising: an elongated body having a distal end, a proximal end, and a lumen extending...
Insertion tool for knotless suture anchor for soft tissue repair and
method of use
An insertion tool is used to implant a knotless suture anchor to secure soft tissue to a rigid structure such as bone. The anchor has an inner member that...
System for intra-abdominally moving an organ
A surgical tissue connector system for moving a first internal body tissue to a position away from a second internal body tissue and then holding the first...
Method of retroperitoneal lateral insertion of spinal implants
A method is disclosed for introducing a spinal disc implant into an intervertebral space of a subject. The subject is placed in a lateral position, and the...
Sealing device and delivery system
The invention relates to a sealing device for repair of cardiac and vascular defects or tissue opening such as a patent foramen ovale (PFO) or shunt in the...
Insertion instrument for anchor assembly
An insertion instrument is configured to eject a pair of anchor bodies across an anatomical gap so as to approximate the gap. The insertion instrument can...
Percutaneous instrument with collet locking mechanisms
A surgical device comprises an elongate shaft comprising an outer tube and an inner rod positioned in the outer tube, the outer tube and inner rod each...
Endoscopic surgical tool
The present invention is related to an endoscopic treatment tool which is inserted to a body cavity endoscopically including a wire, a surgical section which is...
Biological sample collection, storage, and transport system and method
A cytological cell sample collection, storage, and transport device is disclosed. The device comprises a sheath, a collection assembly, a base, and a...
Method, apparatus, and ultrasonic machine for generating a fused
The present invention relates to a method, apparatus, and ultrasonic machine for generating a fused ultrasonic image. The method comprises extracting an...
Ultrasound imaging system and method with automatic adjustment and/or
multiple sample volumes
Adjustment of operation of an ultrasound imaging system may be based at least in part on one or more characteristics represented in ultrasound return signals...
Clutter suppression in ultrasonic imaging systems
A method of ultrasound imaging is provided herein. The method includes the following stages: transmitting ultrasound radiation towards a target and receiving...
Carriage for ultrasonic diagnosis device
The present invention provides a cart for an ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus, having a high degree of flexibility in moving a top board on which the ultrasonic...
Ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus, ultrasonic image processing apparatus, and
recording medium on which ultrasonic...
The average velocity of a tissue is calculated for each frame in accordance with compression/release, and a reference waveform is generated by using the...
Degassing intravascular ultrasound imaging systems with sealed catheters
filled with an acoustically-favorable...
A catheter assembly for an intravascular ultrasound system includes a catheter and an imaging core. The catheter has a longitudinal length, a distal end, and a...
Incorporating internal anatomy in clinical radiotherapy setups
A diagnostic image of internal anatomical features of a patient is annotated with representations of external features, such that both can be viewed together on...
Computed tomography data-based cycle estimation and four-dimensional
Methods for computed tomography data-based cycle estimation and four-dimensional reconstruction are provided. A gated reconstruction is derived from CT data...
Respiratory motion correction with internal-external motion correlation,
and associated systems and methods
The present technology relates generally to respiratory motion correction and associated systems and methods. In particular, several embodiments are directed to...
Nuclear medicine diagnosis apparatus
With a mammography PET apparatus, a supporting face includes a detector ring region, and a detector-outside region as an outside area of the detector ring...
Single screen multi-modality imaging displays
Methods and systems provide an integrated display, on a single screen, of images obtained from multiple modalities used in screening a subject. The methods and...
Adapting a scan motion in an x-ray imaging apparatus
According to one embodiment, the x-ray apparatus comprises an x-ray source adapted to emit an x-ray beam, a detector adapted to receive the x-ray beam of the...
Radiation protection arrangement
A radiation protection arrangement, in particular for attachment to at least one support rail which is preferably attached with a fastening device to one or...
System and method for indicating coronary artery disease risk based on low
and high frequency bands
A system and method for diagnosing coronary artery disease (CAD) comprises an acoustic sensor to be placed on the chest of a patient to generate acoustic...
System and method for monitoring arterial and venous blood oxygen, blood
glucose, and blood constituent...
A system for measuring of arterial and venous blood constituent concentration based first on measuring cardiac blood flow balance parameter between the right...
Method for detecting body parameters
A biometric sensor includes a prosthesis for at least one joint having one or more biometric transceivers. The one or more biometric transceivers are capable of...
Device for measuring knee laxity
The present invention relates to a device (1) for measuring the knee laxity, with or without use of additional means of diagnosis such as computed axial...
3T sodium and proton composite array for magnetic resonance imaging
The present invention is a dual resonant breast coil design for combined sodium and proton breast MRI with increased SNR at 3T when compared to a coil with a...
System and method for assessing postural sway and human motion
There is provided herein a system and method for performing a balance evaluation that utilizes a hand held accelerometer that measures upper body compensatory...
Performance of a diagnostic procedure using a wearable computing device
The present disclosure describes example systems and methods for identifying an indication of an injury of a user of a wearable computing device. The systems...
Integrated needle and test strip assembly and method of use
Methods and systems to collect a sample of bodily fluid from a patient using an integrated needle and test strip assembly are provided. The test strip and...
Transdermal sampling and analysis device
Transdermal sampling and analysis device, method and system are provided for non-invasively and transdermally obtaining biological samples from a subject and...
Sensor insertion device and method for operating said device
A sensor inserting device includes a device main body and a push handle for moving a detector of a sensor and an insertion needle, with the sensor held coupled...
Test model for wearable devices
A test model for simulating one or more physiological parameters is provided. In one example, the test model includes a model layer having a test surface, a...
Transcutaneous analyte sensor
The present invention relates generally to systems and methods for measuring an analyte in a host. More particularly, the present invention relates to systems...