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Subchondral treatment of osteoarthritis in joints
Devices, instruments and associated methods for the subchondral treatment of osteoarthritis in hip and shoulder joints are provided. In addition, a method for...
Load transferring systems
Load transferring systems and related methods for transferring load in a joint are provided. The load transferring system may include two bases configured to...
Hip joint device
A medical device for fixation in a femoral bone of a patient is provided, the medical device comprises: a connecting portion adapted to be connected to a...
Method of arthroscopic osteochondral resurfacing using PRP strengthened
with fibrin glue
Methods of arthroscopic resurfacing of a joint utilizing a biological component strengthened with fibrin glue. The biological component is selected from the...
Osteoconductive implants and methods of using same
Implants for promoting bone growth and methods of using same, the implants including a perforated placental membrane sheet wrapped around an osteoconductive...
Valve repair instrument
A valve repair instrument and method of repair for the mitral valve of the heart is disclosed. The valve repair instrument includes an elongated body having two...
Low-profile prosthetic valve structure
A prosthetic valve assembly that includes a stent, a tissue sleeve and an anchoring mechanism. By loading the three components of the valve assembly into a...
Cardiac valve prosthesis
A method of repairing a native cardiac valve such as the aortic valve includes positioning a cardiac valve prosthesis at an implantation site proximate the...
Method of manufacturing a prosthetic valve
A prosthetic valve for implantation in a stenosed aortic valve. The prosthetic valve includes a metallic frame formed with intersecting bars having diameters in...
Hydrophilic AIOL with bonding
An accommodating intraocular lens comprises a first lens component, a second lens component, and an adhesive between portions of the two lens components. The...
Scleral prosthesis for treating presbyopia and other eye disorders and
related devices and methods
A system includes a scleral prosthesis and an insert. The scleral prosthesis includes an elongated body having a first free end and a second free end opposite...
Lighter weight implant
A breast implant is provided which includes a filling, or core having a lower overall density relative to silicone gel-filled or saline-filled implant. The core...
Method of making a reinforced prosthetic implant with flexible shell
A fluid-filled soft prosthetic implant having a shell with a reinforced shell wall. The soft prosthetic implant may be for breast reconstruction or...
Flexible tibial sheath
A radially expandable sheath is provided having a substantially closed distal end with at least two sidewalls extending proximally therefrom and defining a...
Inflatable annular sealing device for prosthetic mitral valve
This invention relates to a pre-configured compressible transcatheter prosthetic cardiovascular valve having an improved anterior leaflet sealing component...
IVC filter with translating hooks
A filter with translating hooks is described. The filter can include strut members having first and second struts connected by a connecting portion. A...
A method of preparing a filter for delivery into a body vessel. The filter includes a hub disposed along a longitudinal axis and a plurality of anchor members...
Implantable medical device retrieval system, apparatus, and method
A system for retrieving an implantable medical device includes a delivery sheath that houses an inflatable balloon catheter and a retrieval device. The...
Multi-layered surgical prosthesis
The present invention generally relates to the field of prostheses for surgical applications, to methods of their manufacturing and to methods of treating a...
Artificial urinary sphincter system having a cuff with an inflatable
balloon attached to a frame
An artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) system includes a pump attachable with tubing between a pressure regulating reservoir and a cuff. The cuff is configured...
Fixed hybrid dental attachment device and methods of using same
A hybrid, detachable dental attachment device having a cap for securing a dental appliance, a ring, and an abutment to attachment to a tooth root or implant....
A bracket system for orthodontic appliances including a bracket combinatorial library having a plurality of brackets each interchangeably fixedly mountable to...
Cartridge for dispensing a dental substance and method of assembling the
Provided is a cartridge assembly comprising a cartridge for containing a dental substance. The cartridge comprises a dispensing opening for the dental...
Light for oral anesthesia injection syringe
A light for use with an oral anesthesia syringe that is received into a passageway of a barrel of the light. When the syringe is received into a first opening...
Surgical assembly with flexible arm
A surgical assembly includes a tensioner having a first end and a second end. A tension member extends from the first end of the tensioner. A mounting member is...
Universal image registration interface
A reference structure for use with a medical navigation system, includes an imaging structure, and a plurality of artificial markers arranged at predetermined...
A surgical system is disclosed. The surgical system can include a tray and a vacuum-fitted cover covering at least a portion of the tray. The surgical system...
Surgical drape kit
A surgical drape kit for performing a surgical procedure includes a surgical drape having a fenestration site; a plurality of containers attached to the...
Systems and methods for real-time winding analysis for knot detection
Embodiments of systems, methods, and computer-readable media for real-time winding analysis for knot detection are disclosed. For example, one embodiment of the...
Target region identification for imaging applications
Systems and methods related to the location of target regions in imaging applications are generally described. Certain embodiments relate to devices and/or...
Methods and systems for modifying a parameter of an automated procedure
A variety of systems and methods are described which enable quantitative information to be extracted regarding automated procedures, including those performed...
Apparatus for supporting and following movement of a part of person's body
An apparatus includes a brace being mounted on a person's body part and having a hard fitting surface. The apparatus also includes a load device, a support, a...
Cable tensioning in a robotic surgical system
An apparatus, system, and method for setting, maintaining, and adjusting a cable tension in a telerobotic surgical system are provided. A cable tensioning...
Disposable protective covers and associated dispensing system for use on
stethoscopes and other items
A protective cover used to cover the head of a stethoscope and other items that contact the human body. The protective cover is made from a substrate film. The...
Medical laser user interface
The medical laser user interface of the present invention generally comprises a medical laser unit and a control system. The medical laser unit includes an...
Treatment of skin by spatial modulation of thermal heating
Treating skin can include delivering a beam of radiation to a target region of the skin to cause a zone of thermal injury including a lateral pattern of varying...
Laser therapy system with UVA and IR laser light for directional
generation of a dermal collagen matrix
The present invention refers to a Laser therapy system and a method for skin treatment, comprising: a unit for dispensing a Photosensitizer containing agent;...
Fluid-assisted electrosurgical device
The disclosure provides a fluid-assisted electrosurgical device. The device comprises a first electrode, a second electrode and at least one fluid outlet. In...
Basket catheter with deflectable spine
A catheter adapted for mapping and/or ablation in the atria has a basket-shaped electrode array with two or more location sensors with a deflectable expander....
Methods and devices for accessing and delivering devices to a heart
Described here are devices and systems for accessing and delivering devices to a heart. The left atrial appendage may be used as an access port to allow...
Steerable ablation device with linear ionically conductive balloon
Devices, systems, and methods for performing ablation therapy on body tissue are disclosed. An example ablation device for treating body tissue includes an...
Intraosseous nerve treatment
Methods and systems for modulating intraosseous nerves (e.g., nerves within bone) are provided. For example, the methods and systems described herein may be...
Methods and devices to treat nasal airways
Methods and devices for treating nasal airways are provided. Such devices and methods may improve airflow through an internal and/or external nasal valve, and...
A resectoscope includes an electrode arrangement having at least one electrode and being connected to a contact at a proximal end region of the electrode...
Devices and methods for fistula formation
Described here are devices and methods for forming a fistula between two vessels. In some instances, the fistula may be formed between a proximal ulnar artery...
Electrosurgical apparatus having a sensor
An electrosurgical apparatus for treating tissue comprises an elongate shaft including a proximal region, a distal region having an electrically conductive...
Dissection handpiece and method for reducing the appearance of cellulite
A dermatological skin treatment device is provided. The device comprises a handpiece and a cutting tool, wherein the tool is inserted through the conduit and...
High-density electrode-based medical device system
A medical device system is disclosed including a high-density arrangement of transducers, which may be configured to ablate, stimulate, or sense characteristics...
Force feedback device and method for catheters
An ablation apparatus includes a flexible probe adapted for insertion into a heart of a living subject. The probe has a distally disposed ablation electrode to...
Method and apparatus for identification using capacitive elements
A surgical instrument and related method are provided. The surgical instrument includes a housing, a cable, and an identifying circuit. An end-effector is...