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Facet joint prosthesis
A facet joint prosthesis comprising an inferior prosthetic portion and a superior prosthetic portion is disclosed. Inferior prosthetic portion includes a first...
Sliding rod system for correcting spinal deformities
A sliding rod system for correcting a spinal deformity is disclosed. The sliding rod system may include at least one elongated thoracic sliding rod for slidable...
Polyaxial bone screw
The present invention generally provides a polyaxial fixation device having a shank with a spherical head formed on a proximal end thereof, and a receiver...
The present invention generally is directed toward a spinal fixation system whereby a coupling element allows the physician to selectively lock or unlock either...
A bone fixation system with variable z-axis translation is provided. The bone fixation system includes an outer tulip coupled to a bone fastener. An inner...
Implants and methods for using such implants to fill holes in bone tissue
An implant includes a single moulded implant body and a plurality of wire anchoring arms moulded into and extending substantially laterally from the moulded...
Polyaxial pivot housing for external fixation system
A polyaxial pivot housing for an external fixation system, comprising a first plate; a second plate substantially parallel to the first plate; a spherical...
Method of controlling uterine hemorrhage
A method for stemming or stopping bleeding of a hemorrhagic uterus. A pair of rigid shells in which pair of inflatable bladders is nested is placed in mirrored...
Biopsy targeting cube with living hinges
A biopsy system comprises a control module, a localization assembly, a biopsy device, and a targeting cube. The biopsy device comprises a holster portion and a...
Methods and systems for controlling an ultrasonic handpiece based on
A system includes a handpiece configured to generate vibratory energy, and a generator coupled to the handpiece. The generator includes a processing device and...
Devices and methods for tissue access
Methods and apparatus are provided for selective surgical removal of tissue, e.g., for enlargement of diseased spinal structures, such as impinged lateral...
Device for fixing joint structure
The present invention relates to a device for fixing a joint structure. The device for fixing a joint structure, according to one aspect of the present...
An endoscopic device includes a longitudinal member, a pair of jaws installed at a distal end of the longitudinal member and configured to be freely opened and...
Retrievable endoluminal filter
In one embodiment of the present invention there is provided a filter having a first support member having a first end and a second end; a second support member...
In one embodiment of the present invention there is provided an implantable filter. The implantable filter can include a first support member having a first end...
Clot engagement and removal system
A clot retrieval apparatus 1 comprises a clot engaging device 2 and a capture basket 3. The clot engaging device 2 has a collapsed delivery configuration and an...
Mechanical thrombectomy apparatuses and methods
Methods and apparatuses for mechanically removing objects from a body. In particular, described herein are thrombectomy methods and mechanical thrombectomy...
Procedure for repairing foot injury
A Lisfranc injury between a second metatarsal and medial cuneiform is repaired by gaining access to the injury site and placing two arm members of a novel drill...
Method and apparatus for performing knee arthroplasty
A method for preparing a femur and a tibia for receipt of a partial knee prosthesis. The method includes the following: positioning a femoral engagement member...
Device and method for working material
The invention relates to a device for working material, in particular for working tissue or bone, comprising a tool head and a tool arranged thereon, wherein...
Positioning multiple implants with respect to single coordinate system
A method for preparing a femur and a tibia to receive implants. The method includes mapping location of a femoral guide to a coordinate system using a femoral...
Tissue modification devices
Described herein are elongate devices for modifying tissue having a plurality of flexibly connected rungs or links, and methods of using them, including methods...
Disposable reamer shaft for modular spherical or tapered hollow reamer
assembly for medical applications
A low cost disposable reamer shaft is made from a rod or tube stock of stainless steel, Nitinol or fiber reinforced polymer having a precise outer diameter in...
Amphibious tourniquet devices and methods of use
Embodiments of the disclosure relate to tourniquet devices that have a strap which store an extension in a pocket. The extension can be deployed and wrapped...
Radial compression hemostasis band with Doppler confirming vascular
A hemostatic compression system facilitates patent hemostasis of an arterial access site on the arm of a wearer. The system includes a radial compression band...
Hermetic occlusion surgical clamp for the cervix in cases of placenta
The present invention relates to a hermetic occlusion surgical clamp for the female cervix to be used in case of placenta previa, including compression jaws...
Pericardial devices, systems and methods for occluding an atrial appendage
Disclosed are devices for pericardial access to the heart, including direct access to the left atrium. In certain embodiments, the device may comprise a device...
Surgical instrument with elongated channel
A surgical instrument including a handle assembly, an elongated body portion, a head portion and an elongated channel. The elongated body portion extends...
Motor driven rotary input circular stapler with lockable flexible shaft
A circular stapler apparatus and method for stapling tissue include a shaft assembly and an anvil. The anvil is configured to proximally retract toward the...
Surgical instrument with pivotable jaw member
A surgical instrument for surgically joining tissue is disclosed. The surgical instrument includes a handle assembly, an elongated portion extending distally...
Wound closure product
A wound closure system and a method of closing a wound are disclosed. The wound closure system includes a plurality of skin anchors mechanically attached to...
Trocar site closure assembly
Embodiments of this invention relate to trocar site closures including a head with a plurality of arm receiving passages therethrough, an arm received by each...
Anvil for surgical stapler
An anvil assembly for use therewith a surgical fastener applying apparatus including an anvil plate and an anvil head configured and dimensioned to support the...
Variable compression surgical fastener cartridge
A surgical fastener applying apparatus having a first jaw and a second jaw. The first jaw includes a cartridge body having plurality of surgical fasteners...
Attachable clamp for surgical stapler
A surgical fastener applying instrument including a handle portion, an elongated portion, a pair of jaw members and a removable clamp. One of the jaw members...
Surgical stapler for aortic anastomosis
A method for connecting a graft vessel to a target vessel may involve advancing a guidewire of a surgical stapler into the target vessel through an opening at a...
Tether line systems and methods for tongue or other tissue suspension or
Systems and methods of placing one or more suture loops into tissue, such as the base of the tongue, are described. A system can include a variable-thickness...
Adjustable continuous filament structure and method of manufacture and use
A method of assembling an adjustable continuous filament assembly whereby a single length of filament is spliced to form a nonadjustable portion and a single...
Apparatus for guiding and positioning an implant
An implant guidance and positioning device is provided for dynamic and rigid fixation of tissue or an implant. The device includes a handle and an elongated...
Soft anchors with soft eyelets
Soft anchor constructs and methods for soft tissue to bone repairs. The soft anchors may be knotted or knotless constructs. The soft anchors include a body...
Methods and devices to treat diseased or injured musculoskeletal tissue
A knotless suture anchoring system includes an outer anchor having a central channel and a distal tip adapted to penetrate tissue. An inner anchor is...
Expandable prosthesis for a tissue repair system
A prosthesis for use with a tissue repair system is capable of expanding during implantation into the tissue. The prosthesis can include a driving portion and a...
Multi-loop adjustable knotless anchor assembly, adjustable capture
mechanism, and method for repair
A suture anchoring system includes a mounting sleeve having an open distal end and an open proximal end defining a passageway therethrough. The system also...
Adjustable height port including retention elements
A surgical apparatus for positioning within a tissue tract accessing an underlying body cavity adapts to tissues having different thickness. The surgical...
Over-the-wire interlock attachment/detachment mechanism
The over-the-wire interlock attachment/detachment mechanism includes a cylindrical lock receiving section of a small diameter attached to an implantable medical...
Vascular hole closure device
A device for closing an aperture in a vessel wall comprising a covering member having a longitudinal axis and positionable inside the vessel against the...
Biomaterials for track and puncture closure
Embodiments include coatings for adherence of biomaterials to a tissue. Systems and methods for adapting such coated materials to vascular access closure are...
Multi-components device, system and method for assisting minimally
An elastic connector (ES) having at least two ends, each of which includes attachment means for reversibly attaching said ES to at least two components; wherein...
Full core biopsy device
A biopsy device includes coaxially disposed inner and outer needles in which the outer needle tip is configured for obtaining a tissue sample. The inner surface...
Soft tissue coring biopsy devices and methods
An excisional device may comprise a work element configured to rotate at a first rotation rate and comprising a first and a second articulable beak configured...