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Porous spacers, instruments, and methods for foot and ankle fusion
A method for implanting porous spacers (100) for foot and ankle fusion between separate bones of a joint or between two segments of a single bone following an...
The present invention is a tourniquet comprising: a strap; a pelvic pad included in the strap having a pocket defined in the pelvic pad for receiving a...
Clamping and ligation device
A clamping and ligation device, comprising a ligation unit (10), a conveying unit (20), a protective sleeve (30), a connecting unit (40), a operation unit (50),...
Apparatuses and methods for supporting an umbilicus
In one embodiment, an umbilicus support apparatus includes a base and an armature that extends from the base, the armature including a flexible arm having a...
Filamentary devices for treatment of vascular defects
Methods for treatment of a cerebral aneurysm are described. Methods include providing a self-expanding permeable shell having a radially constrained elongated...
Methods and apparatus for magnet-induced compression anastomosis between
Methods and apparatus for creating an anastomosis or fistula between the gallbladder and an adjacent organ are disclosed. First, a parent magnet, typically a...
Surgical system for connecting body tissue
In order to so improve a surgical system for connecting body tissue, comprising a surgical instrument having two tool elements movable relative to each other,...
Atraumatic wound care and closure system
An article useful for atraumatic care and/or closure of wounds, as well as for repairing torn or ripped fabric is provided. The article comprises a substrate...
Device for applying adjunct in endoscopic procedure
A modular end effector delivers a therapeutic agent onto tissue that has been severed and/or stapled. The end effector is removably attached to a device. The...
Surgical instrument for joining tissue
A surgical instrument for surgically joining tissue is provided. The surgical instrument includes a handle assembly that includes an actuator member. An end...
Surgical stapling device
A surgical stapling device has a handle assembly, an elongated body portion, a shell assembly housing a plurality of staples and an anvil assembly movable...
Articulatable surgical device with rotary driven cutting member
Methods and devices are provided for controlling movement of a working end of a surgical device. In one embodiment, methods and devices are provided for moving...
Surgical instrument and method for performing a resection
An end effector for use with a surgical instrument comprising an anvil shaft, a first anvil assembly disposed at a distal portion of the anvil shaft and a...
Low profile spinal tethering devices
Methods and devices for treating spinal deformities are provided. In one exemplary embodiment, a low-profile spinal anchoring device is provided for receiving a...
A suturing instrument including multiple needle and suture assemblies that are at least partially disposed within the suturing instrument allows a surgeon to...
Sliding suture grasper
A device to assist in securing a holding a portion of a suture during an intra-abdominal suturing procedure, the device including an elongated tubular body, a...
Automatically reloading suture passer devices and methods
Suture passers and methods of use. Described herein are suture passers preloaded with suture, including cartridges that couple to a suture passer to form a...
Closure device and method for tissue repair
A method of closing a tissue wound includes providing a wound closure device having a first anchor, a second anchor, and a flexible member movably attached to...
Flat suture anchor
A suture anchor for anchoring a suture to a bone, including a distal end having a bifurcated tip, in which the bifurcated tip defines a suture-engaging slot, a...
Method and apparatus for coupling soft tissue to a bone
A method and apparatus for surgically repairing a tear in soft tissue is disclosed. A plurality of collapsible tubes are positioned about the suture. The...
Bone anchor apparatus and method
A device and method is provided for a new and improved device for attaching tendon to bone wherein the intramedullary bone anchor, comprising a top section, a...
Large bore anchor device
A vascular closure system includes a suture and an anchor assembly. The anchor assembly includes a first anchor portion having a plurality of petal members...
A securing element is intended for connecting a ligament to a bone part of a human or animal. The securing element comprises a wire or thread which is intended...
Devices and methods for retracting tissue, such as bowels and organs, within the body of a patient are generally disclosed. In particular, the present...
In one embodiment, the wound protector has an annularly collapsible proximal ring and a flexible sleeve extends between the proximal ring and distal ring. After...
Method and apparatus for distracting a joint
A joint-spacing balloon catheter comprising: a shaft having a distal end and a proximal end; first and second balloons mounted to the distal end of the shaft,...
Multiple pathways for spinal nerve root decompression from a single access
A method of accessing target tissue adjacent to a spinal nerve of a patient includes the steps of accessing a spine location of the patient by entering the...
Apparatus and methods for sealing vascular punctures
An apparatus for sealing a passage through tissue communicating with a blood vessel includes a bioabsorbable plug member coupled to the distal end of a carrier...
Fistula grafts and related methods and systems useful for treating
gastrointestinal and other fistulae
Described are medical products, systems, and methods useful for treating fistulae, particularly enterocutaneous fistulae. Certain inventive products are...
Apparatus and methods for sealing vascular punctures
An apparatus for sealing a passage through tissue includes a bioabsorbable body disposed on a distal end of a handle device. The plug member includes a helical...
A treatment method on tissues in a body cavity includes: a first step of forming a hole for communicating first body tissue with second body tissue while both...
Apparatus for endoscopic procedures
An electromechanical surgical system having an instrument housing for connecting with a shaft assembly, a shaft assembly, and an end effector. The end effector...
Biological sample collection device
Methods of using a biological sample collection device comprising a collection portion and a body portion, the body portion including a holding portion for...
Multi-level pulser and related apparatus and methods
Apparatus and methods are provided directed to a device, including at least one ultrasonic transducer, a multi-level pulser coupled to the at least one...
Ultrasonic diagnosis device
Disclosed is an ultrasonic diagnosis device which is provided with a shutter mechanism. The shutter mechanism conceals an opening portion (a passage for a...
Ultrasonic diagnostic device
In an ultrasonic diagnostic device S according to the present invention, a reference signal generation unit 30 generates a reference signal to be used in...
Ultrasonic image generating device and image generating method
An ultrasonic image generating device which generates a cross-sectional image of a specific cross-section of a subject from ultrasonic images obtained by...
Devices, systems, and methods for forward looking imaging
Devices, systems, and methods for forward looking imaging are provided. A system for imaging a vessel of a patient comprises an elongated sheath having a...
Non-imaging low frequency ultrasonic testing and diagnostic evaluation
Disclosed are non-imaging low frequency ultrasound apparatus and methods that extend the range of ultrasonic applications to medical testing and diagnostics....
Mobile front-end system for comprehensive cardiac diagnosis
A stethoscope front-end recorder device (also referred to as Sleeve) for the chest piece of a stethoscope, which is easily installed and removed. The Sleeve is...
Portable radiographic imaging apparatus and system
A portable X-ray imaging apparatus includes an electronic cassette for imaging of an X-ray image and transmitting the X-ray image wirelessly. An image receiving...
Method and apparatus that automates tube current and voltage selection for
A CT scanner and method of operating the CT scanner enables customized automated selection of tube current and peak tube voltage for a CT scan. The CT scanner...
Dynamic radiographic imaging system
A dynamic radiographic imaging system includes a detecting section that detects periodic changes of a predetermined site of a subject; a recommended imaging...
Radiation imaging apparatus, and control method and program of the
An energy control unit continuously adjusts energy of radiations in one shot emitted by an X-ray irradiation unit. An X-ray detection unit generates a plurality...
Apparatus and method for acquiring optimal multi-energy X-ray image
An apparatus and method for acquiring an optimal MEX image may include an X-ray source to generate an X-ray and to irradiate the X-ray, an energy identification...
X-ray imaging device and X-ray image forming method
The X-ray imaging device includes an X-ray generator to generate an X-ray and radiate the X-ray to an object, an X-ray detector to detect the X-ray passing...
Motor assisted manually controlled movement assembly, X-ray system
comprising the same, method and use
A motor assisted movement assembly 2 is provided comprising a motor arrangement 3, which motor arrangement 3 may assist a manually controlled movement of a...
System for improved tissue-handling and in line analysis of the tissue
A system for analysis of biopsy samples includes a tissue sample transport mechanism linking a biopsy sample excision tool to a tissue sample holder disposed in...
Triggering of intraoral X-ray sensor using pixel array sub-sampling
Automatic triggering of an intraoral x-ray sensor used in a dental x-ray imaging system. The intraoral sensor has an array of pixels. The array of pixels has a...
X-ray photography machine with selectively coupled flanges for pressing
Disclosed herein is an X-ray photography machine (300). The X-ray photography machine includes a transfer apparatus (370) which moves a pressing member (360)...