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Intracorporeal occlusive device and method
An intracorporeal space filling device and a delivery system and method for using the device is disclosed. The space filling device is preferably configured for...
Method and apparatus for treating a carotid artery
One disclosed embodiment comprises a method for treating lesions in the carotid artery of a mammalian body. The method comprises transcervical access and...
Lumbar ostia occlusion devices and methods of deploying the same
A lumbar occluding device or patch is disclosed for reducing Type II endoleaks in connection with endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) of aortic aneurisms. The...
Surgical string applicator for anastomosis surgery
A surgical string applicator and method of use for anastomosis surgery are provided. The surgical string applicator includes an elongate shaft, a string...
Surgical clip applier
Surgical clip appliers are provided and include a housing; at least one handle pivotably connected to the housing; a channel assembly extending distally from...
Flexible transoral endoscopic gastroesophageal flap valve restoration
device and method
A transoral gastroesophageal flap valve restoration device has sufficient flexibility and dimension to be passed through the mouth, throat, and esophagus of a...
Multi-use loading unit
A cartridge assembly is disclosed. The cartridge assembly includes a channel and a removable assembly in releasable engagement with the channel. The removable...
Surgical device with a trigger lockout mechanism device
A surgical device includes a handle assembly, a drive assembly, and a lockout mechanism. The handle assembly includes a fixed handle and a moveable handle. The...
Surgical instrument with articulation mechanism
A surgical instrument for surgically joining tissue is disclosed. The instrument comprises a handle assembly, an elongated portion, an end effector, and an...
A continuous loop of material for use in mammals, particularly humans. One embodiment may have an air entanglement section therein and method of making the...
Articulation control for surgical instruments
A surgical instrument comprises an elongate shaft having a proximal end, a distal end, and an articulating portion. An end effector is on the distal end and an...
Bone anchor delivery system device and method
A bone anchor delivery system device has a retractable punch driver assembly and a bone anchor assembly for attachment onto the punch driver assembly. The punch...
Suture anchor with insert-molded rigid member
A threaded suture anchor with an eyelet shield transversely molded at a distal end of the anchor body, over which one or more strands of suture is looped. The...
Threaded knotless anchor
A suture anchor for deployment in a preformed bone hole to secure soft tissue to bone in a knotless manner. The suture anchor comprises a hollow outer member...
Approaches for implanting a donor dermis (e.g., skin) in or on a patient body are provided. A device includes a piece of donor dermis and at least one tab...
Device and method for fixating a suture anchor in hard tissue
A tool for fixating a suture anchor in a hard tissue opening with the aid of a material having thermoplastic properties and energy transmitted to the suture...
Load-sharing rip-stop double row repairs
A load sharing rip-stop construct and technique for soft tissue repair, particularly rotator cuff repair. A suture tape is inserted through the soft tissue...
Fenestrated locking suture anchor assembly
The technology includes an anchor assembly for tissue repair having an open helical coil sleeve and a tip structure. The tip structure includes an aperture for...
Methods and apparatuses for delivering anchoring devices into body passage
Described, in certain embodiments, are methods and apparatuses for delivering anchoring devices such as T-anchors into body passage walls. Some inventive...
Methods and apparatus for joint distraction
A method of treating a patient's joint having opposing joint surfaces includes providing an elongate member having a proximal end, a distal end and an...
Device of automatic mechanical wound opener for head and neck surgery
A wound opener is provided. An operative field can be created through head/neck soft tissues for introducing the endoscopes and robotic surgical tools. An...
Implantable graft to close a fistula
An implantable graft, which may be inserted into a fistula tract to occlude the primary opening of the fistula, is provided. The graft may have a curved,...
Apical closure system
Aspects of the present invention provide apparatuses and methods for closing an apical hole in a heart of a subject, including a hole-closure device that...
Medical instrument and method for fitting together a medical instrument
A medical instrument includes an outer shaft, a transmitting device arranged for transferring at least a force or torque and a tool having a coupling device for...
Power unit, medical handheld device and arrangement
The invention relates to a power unit which is receivable in or at a medical handheld medical device in a disengageable manner, wherein the power unit includes...
Devices and methods for profiling microbiota of skin
Devices and methods for profiling microbiota of skin are described which include a microbe profiling device including a device head and a hand-held housing, the...
Endoscopic instrument for retrograde biopsy, in particular synovial biopsy
The present invention relates to an endoscopic instrument for retrograde biopsy, in particular synovial biopsy, comprising a head unit (12) having a distal tip...
Cord blood perfusion and collection system
An embodiment in accordance with the present invention provides a device and method for collecting cord blood from the umbilical cord and placenta. The device...
Systems and methods for monitoring and controlling ultrasound power output
Some embodiments provide a method of providing ultrasound energy having a stable power output. The method can comprise providing ultrasound energy from a...
System and method for motion tracking using unique ultrasound echo
A system and method for tracking the position of a region in a subject using an ultrasound system is provided. Training data that indicates the position of the...
Point source transmission and speed-of-sound correction using
multi-aperture ultrasound imaging
A Multiple Aperture Ultrasound Imaging system and methods of use are provided with any number of features. In some embodiments, a multi-aperture ultrasound...
Ultrasound diagnostic apparatus
An ultrasound diagnostic apparatus includes a monitor simultaneously displaying in blocks a series of examination items on an ultrasound diagnosis within a...
Apparatus and method for medical image searching
An intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging system and catheter with an intuitive interface for rapid operator interaction using acquired medical images. In an...
Method and arrangement for estimating mineral density of a bone
An arrangement is adapted to determine an estimate for mineral density related to a patient's first bone, wherein said first bone is associated with a femoral...
Phantom and method for image quality assessment of a digital breast
A phantom for image quality assessment of digital breast tomosynthesis apparatus includes at least one set of beads arranged as a first ramp and as a second...
Radiation image capturing system and detector with reset light control
A radiation detection device has: a scintillator for converting radiation into fluorescence; a photoelectric conversion unit for converting the fluorescence...
X-ray diagnostic apparatus
In an embodiment, an X-ray diagnostic apparatus includes an image capturing unit which captures an X-ray image of a subject on a tabletop, a movement mechanism...
Multiple frame acquisition for exposure control in X-ray medical imagers
According to some embodiments, a method and a system to create a medical image are disclosed. The method comprises receiving a plurality of patient tissue...
Radiation image pick-up device and image processing method
Irrespective of the layout, moving path, and moving range of the X-ray source and the detector, a highly precise image is acquired, in a similar manner as an...
Multi-layer flat panel X-ray detector
There is provided a multi-layer flat panel detector comprising a first conversion layer, a second conversion layer, at least one printed circuit board for...
Radiography system, console and electronic cassette
For identification of individual electronic cassettes, a different label is attached to each of the electronic cassettes. Selection buttons for selecting one of...
Radiation imaging apparatus
A radiation imaging apparatus includes a casing having an opening at a portion other than a radiation receiving surface thereof, a cover member attached to the...
Various configurations of shielding materials within shielding layers, such as for use in shielding radiation from implanted radioactive carriers, are discussed...
X-ray diagnostic apparatus
An X-ray diagnostic apparatus includes an imaging unit, a moving mechanism unit, a modeling unit and a mechanism controller. The imaging unit includes an X-ray...
Multi-plane x-ray imaging system and method
Imaging systems having multiple radiation sources, such as x-ray sources, and multiple radiation detectors, such as flat-panel x-ray detectors and/or...
Tissue-characterization probe with effective sensor-to-tissue contact
The present invention relates to a device for tissue-characterization, designed for effective sensor-to-tissue contact. The device includes an element, having a...
Medical device visual management system and method
A visual management system for a medical device, the system comprises a projection device and a controller to generate control signals based upon parameters...
A computer-implemented method comprises: (A) receiving first acoustic data representing a first cough train of a first human subject, wherein the first cough...
Predictive intervertebral disc degeneration detection engine
Systems, methods and computer program products for facilitating the prognosis of degenerative disc disorder (DDD) are provided. In one aspect, intervertebral...
System and method for evaluating a patient status for use in heart failure
A system and method for evaluating a patient status from sampled physiometry for use in heart failure assessment is presented. Physiological measures, including...