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Biliary shunts, delivery systems, methods of using the same and kits
The application discloses devices, systems, kits and methods for treating biliary disease. Device comprise, for example, a component configured for deployment...
Hernia mesh tacks
There are disclosed various embodiments of surgical tacks for use in surgical procedures. The tacks generally include a head and a barrel portion extending...
Magnetic wound closure device and method of use
A wound closure device using magnets to draw skin together without using stitches. When two skin adhering magnets are placed on opposite sides of a wound in a...
Fastener apparatus for tissue and methods of deployment and manufacture
A device for connecting two tubular vessels together in a side-by-side or tangential manner is disclosed. The device has an annulus and at least one series of...
Surgical stapling apparatus
A loading unit for use with a surgical stapling apparatus is provided and includes a tool assembly having a cartridge assembly and an anvil assembly that are...
Motor driven surgical fastener device with switching system configured to
prevent firing initiation until activated
A surgical fastener apparatus having a handle, an elongated shaft having a proximal end attached to the handle and a distal end extending therefrom. An end...
Drive mechanism for articulating tacker
A tacker for applying a rotary tack, including a drive shaft coupled to a trigger assembly, wherein operating the trigger assembly causes rotation of the drive...
Bone staple storage, inserter, and method for use therewith
The invention comprises a fusion implant system for a generally u-shaped bone staple in which the staple is provided on a storage block with the two side legs...
Method for implanting soft tissue
A suture construction and method for forming a suture construction is disclosed. The construction utilizes a suture having an enlarged central body portion...
Suturing instrument and method for uterine preservation
A suturing instrument includes an elongate body member, a needle deployment mechanism, and a depth adaptor. The elongate body member includes a distal portion...
Transmission for driving circular needle
A surgical suturing device comprises an arced needle track, an arced needle positioned in the needle track, and a length of suture connected to the needle. A...
Meniscal repair systems and methods
A device for repairing a tear in a portion of tissue comprises a proximal actuator portion, a transfer needle extending distally from the proximal actuator...
Suture anchor eyelet with suture loader
Techniques and reconstruction systems for knotless tissue fixation using a driver with a cannulated interference device or fixation device preloaded on the...
Treating dysfunctional cardiac tissue
Medical devices, systems, and methods reduce the distance between two points in tissue, often for treatment of congestive heart failure and often in a minimally...
The present disclosure relates to a surgical device including a shaft having an outer member and an inner member slidably received within the outer member, a...
Suture assembly for cranial cruciate ligament surgery
A method of repairing a stifle, including a first stifle bone and a second stifle bone in engaged opposition to the first stifle bone. The method begins with...
Latching anchor device
An anchor that secures to a connector as part of an anchor assembly is disclosed. The proximal anchor includes a pair of spaced apart prongs which join together...
Suture and soft anchor assembly and method of making the same
A method of anchoring a suture into a pilot hole in bone, utilizing a suture anchor. A lumen-defining circular soft wall, having a first and second end, is...
Directionally specific bone anchors and method
A suture anchor and method is disclosed in which a pair of anchor elements connected by a flexible cord are passed through a piece of soft tissue and embedded...
Devices and methods for retracting tissue, such as bowels and organs, within the body of a patient are generally disclosed. In particular, the present...
Surgical access system and related methods
A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue retraction assembly, both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for...
Trans-endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery port
Surgical access ports useful in minimally invasive surgical procedures are provided. The access ports comprise a cannula that defines a passageway for one or...
Two-part access assembly
An assembly for accessing a body cavity through an opening in tissue is provided. The access assembly includes a flexible outer sleeve configured to be received...
Retractor systems with sensors
A retractor system includes a retractor with an oximeter sensor at its tip and a force sensor coupled to the retractor. The retractor system also includes a...
Surgical retractor having lifting capability
A surgical retractor includes a pair of small grips that are disposed at the ends of arms that can be moved toward or away from each other. The grips engage and...
Vascular closure device with improved side loading
A tissue puncture closure device includes a vessel locator and a sealing plug delivery member. The vessel locator includes an expandable member. The sealing...
Procedural sheath securement device and methods
A procedural sheath holding device includes a base member and a securing member. The base member is positionable in contact with an outer skin surface adjacent...
Vascular closure device with automatic suture cutter
A tissue puncture closure device that includes an anchor (208, 508), a sealing pad (210, 510), a compaction member (212, 312, 412, 512), a suture (204, 504),...
A vessel closure device is provided that may include a guide member, one or more needle guides disposed at least partially within the guide member, and an angle...
Spray delivery system
A delivery system for delivering multiple components that is assembled using snap-fit assembly and threadless engagement of syringes and associated parts.
Assembly for use with surgery system
The present disclosure provides systems, assemblies and methods for surgery (e.g., robotic surgery). More particularly, the present disclosure provides systems...
An endoscopic surgical device for retrieving severed tissue or foreign bodies from within a subject is disclosed. The device comprises a support unit and a...
Wind up deployment mechanisms for surgical instruments
A surgical instrument includes a handle assembly having an actuating rod extending therefrom, a rotating member, a release member, and a stop, the actuating rod...
Biopsy device with slide-in probe
An exemplary ultrasound biopsy device includes a probe and a holster. The probe is insertable into the holster to form a completed assembly. To assemble the...
Tetherless biopsy device
A biopsy device comprises a body, a needle, and a cutter operable to sever tissue protruding through a lateral aperture of the needle. A vacuum pump is in fluid...
Biopsy sample storage
A biopsy device may be used to obtain and store multiple tissue samples. The device permits the tissue samples to be stored in a sequenced fashion within a...
Apparatus for collecting donated stool
Disclosed are an apparatus for the collection of donated stool, a collection chamber for depositing (or collecting), processing and harvesting stool from a...
Ultrasound image generating device, ultrasound image generating method,
This ultrasound image generating device includes an ultrasound probe which transmits ultrasound into a subject, receives reflected sound, and outputs an...
Ultrasonic cellular tissue screening system
A system for screening breast tissue is disclosed. The system comprises an ultrasound probe and a carrier adapted to support the ultrasound probe and to...
Chestpiece of a stethoscope
A chestpiece of a stethoscope is disclosed herein. The stethoscope chestpiece includes a chestpiece body portion with an elongate recess disposed therein; a...
Multilayered phantom tissue test structure and fabrication process
A multilayered optical tissue phantom fabrication approach and inherently produced test target structure which address the issues of of optical conformity known...
Radiation tomographic image generating apparatus, and radiation
tomographic image generating method
This invention identifies a metal area of actual measurement projection data from the actual measurement projection data and an actual measurement...
X-ray computed tomography apparatus, medical image processing apparatus,
and medical image processing method
An X-ray computed tomography apparatus includes an X-ray tube, an X-ray detector, a volume data reconstruction unit, a lung field region specifying unit, a...
Systems and methods for diagnosing strokes
The invention relates to systems and methods for diagnosing strokes. In particular, systems and methods for acquiring timely patient status information are...
Phase contrast imaging apparatus
An x-ray imaging system includes an x-ray source, an x-ray detector including a plurality of detector strips arranged in a first direction of the x-ray...
Apparatus and method for reconstructing panoramic X-ray image
The present invention provides an apparatus and method for reconstructing a panoramic X-ray image. The apparatus includes a storage unit for storing image data...
Systems and methods for adjustable view frequency computed tomography
An imaging system includes a computed tomography (CT) acquisition unit and a processing unit. The CT acquisition unit includes an X-ray source and a CT detector...
Estimation of insulin sensitivity from CGM and subcutaneous insulin
delivery in type 1 diabetes
In a method of determining insulin sensitivity in a patient, glucose level is sensed continuously. A first area under the curve representing the glucose level...
A portable medical monitor system generates a current calibration curve for generating the estimate of the level of an analyte, such as glucose, being...
Image-guided therapy of a tissue
Image-guided therapy of a tissue can utilize magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or another medical imaging device to guide an instrument within the tissue. A...